All posts tagged "jordan"

  • Kwon Chang-hoon of South Korea attempts to score with a header in the quarterfinals of the Asian Under-23 Championship against Jordan in Doha on Jan. 23, 2016. South Korea defeated Jordan 1-0 to move within one win of a berth at this summer's Rio de Janeiro Olympics. (Yonhap)
    S. Korea gets past Jordan to move within one win of Olympic soccer berth

    DOHA (Yonhap) — South Korea defeated Jordan 1-0 on Saturday to move within one win of a spot in the Olympic men’s soccer tournament. Midfielder Moon Chang-jin’s 23rd-minute score stood as the winner at Suhaim Bin Hamad...

    • Posted January 23, 2016
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  • Shin Tae-yong (L), coach of South Korea's under-23 football team, and Jamal Abu Abed, coach of Jordan's under-23 team, shake hands during a press conference in Doha on Jan. 22, 2016, a day before their teams meet in the quarterfinals of the Asian U-23 Championships. (Yonhap)
    S. Korea coach calls out Jordan for playing ‘bed football’ ahead of Olympic qualifying showdown

    DOHA (Yonhap) — On the eve of his team’s showdown against Jordan at the Olympic men’s football qualifying tournament, South Korea head coach Shin Tae-yong called out his opponent, challenging the Middle East team to play the...

    • Posted January 22, 2016
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  • Jordanian Air Force fighter jets fly during the funeral of slain Jordanian pilot, Lt. Muath al-Kaseasbeh, at his home village of Ai, near Karak, Jordan, Wednesday, Feb. 4, 2015. Outrage and condemnation poured across the Middle East on Wednesday as horrified people learned of the video purportedly showing the Islamic State group burn a Jordanian pilot to death. (AP Photo/Nasser Nasser)
    Jordan launches new airstrikes after vowing harsh war on IS

    MMAN, Jordan (AP) — Dozens of Jordanian fighter jets bombed Islamic State targets on Thursday, including training centers and weapons storage sites, the military said, pledging to keep up the attacks until the militants are defeated. Jordan...

    • Posted February 5, 2015
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  • This still image made from video released by Islamic State group militants and posted on the website of the SITE Intelligence Group on Tuesday, Feb. 3, 2015, purportedly shows Jordanian pilot Lt. Muath al-Kaseasbeh standing in a cage just before being burned to death by his captors. The death of the 26-year-old pilot, who fell into the hands of the militants in December when his Jordanian F-16 crashed near Raqqa, Syria, followed a weeklong drama over a possible prisoner exchange. (AP Photo/SITE Intelligence Group)
    Jordan to execute al-Qaida prisoner after killing of pilot

    AMMAN, Jordan (AP) — A Jordanian security official says Jordan will execute an al-Qaida prisoner at dawn Wednesday, just hours after authorities confirmed that Islamic State militants killed a captured Jordanian pilot. A video the group released...

    • Posted February 3, 2015
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  • World Challenge Golf
    Tiger Woods shows flashes of past, Spieth leads

    By Brian Han Tiger Woods showed flashes of brilliance on Friday during the second round of the Hero World Challenge in Windermere, Fla. But that’s all they were. Flashes. After starting the day in last place at...

    • Posted December 5, 2014
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    S. Korea wins in Jordan 1-0

    AMMAN, Jordan (Yonhap) — South Korea defeated Jordan 1-0 in a soccer friendly Friday, overcoming some shaky defense early to start its Middle East road trip with a victory. Midfielder Han Kyo-wan headed in the winner just...

    • Posted November 14, 2014
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