Traditional horseback archers compete in Jordan

Al Faris competition held in Amman to mark the kingdom's 65th Independence Day
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A participant attends the opening of the first Jordanian International Horseback Archery competition, also known as the Al Faris competition and organised by the Public Security(Getty Images)
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The Al Faris competition was organised by the Public Security, to mark the country's 65th Independence Day June 9, 2011 in Amman, Jordan (Getty Images)
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A US participant attends the opening of the first Jordanian International Horseback Archery competition (Getty Images)
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The Al Faris competition involves showcasing different archery styles and competitors from more than fifteen countries (Getty Images)
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Princess Iman (2R), daughter of King Abdullah, poses with Jordanian women in traditional dress on the second day of the Jordanian International Horseback Archery competition (Getty Images)
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Jordanian participants attend the second day of the Jordanian International Horseback Archery competition, also known as the Al Faris competition, which is organized by the Public Security on June 10, 2011 in Amman, Jordan (Getty Images)
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A Romanian participant competes on the second day of the Jordanian International Horseback Archery competition (Getty Images)
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The Al Faris competition involves showcasing different archery styles and includes competitors from more than fifteen countries (Getty Images)