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Diana Aqra

I am a curious traveler with roots in the Middle East. I was born and raised in the United States, but will always have a connection to Palestine and the Greater Middle East.

Currently, I study at the University of Denver for International Relations and Communication and traveling to Jordan as an independent journalist and to study Arabic.

I am always changing, but some things remain – my love for the outdoors, my love of learning, peace, and solitude.

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Latest posts by Diana Aqra

27 July 2012

Jordan: Thousands of Syrians Seek Refuge

The situation in Syria has led hundreds of thousands of Syrians to flee the country to neighbouring Jordan. A Jordanian government source has said that officials are preparing for the...

19 July 2012

Jordan: Women's Rights Demonstrators Face Barrage of Criticism

On June 25, 2012, more than 200 people created a human chain in the streets of Amman to raise awareness for some of the most controversial women's rights issues in...