jordan http://kbia.org en Jordanian authorities block access to nearly 300 news sites http://kbia.org/post/jordanian-authorities-block-access-nearly-300-news-sites <p></p><p>In Jordan this week, dozens of journalists demonstrated near the royal palace in Amman. They were protesting against the government’s decision to block access to about 300 of the country’s 400 local news websites. Thu, 13 Jun 2013 22:36:08 +0000 Rehman Tungekar 35415 at http://kbia.org Jordanian authorities block access to nearly 300 news sites Elections in Israel shift focus to political center http://kbia.org/post/elections-israel-shift-focus-political-center <p></p><div><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">In elections held last week, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's party received the majority of the votes, which secures him another term as prime minister.&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">But the election wasn't exactly a complete triumph for Netanyahu. His party, </span>Likud<span style="line-height: 1.5;">, only received 31 seats in</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;Israel's parliament. That's 11 fewer seats than they received in the last election.</span></p> Thu, 31 Jan 2013 23:44:05 +0000 Rehman Tungekar 28159 at http://kbia.org Elections in Israel shift focus to political center