As southern Sudan votes on independence, Sudanese refugees working in the resorts of Eilat consider returning to their own promised land
Israel and Jordan once worked together for peace. Now their alliance is collapsing, driven apart by the issue of refugee resettlement, and Jordan may be turning to Iran.
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