World Economic Forum takes place in Jordan

Arab leaders convene to discuss major issues facing the region's economies
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The World Economic Forum on the Middle East and North Africa has taken place in Jordan. One of the big-name attendees, USA Senator John McCain speaks during a panel discussion. (Getty Images)
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McCain (centre) took part in the discussion with Arab League secretary general Nabil al-Arabi (left) and former Arab League chief Amr Mussa
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Jordanian Prime Minister Abdullah Nsur (right), Jordan's Queen Rania (second right), her son Prince Hussein (second left) and Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas (left) attend the opening of the forum.
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WEF founder and Executive Chairman Klaus Schwab speaks during the opening session.
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Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas (left) greets Iraqi Shiite Muslim Sheikh Ammar al-Hakim, the new leader of the Supreme Iraqi Islamic Council (SIIC) during the event.
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Mr Abbas also spoke at the forum, saying that it is still possible to make peace between Palestinians and Israelis.
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Jordan's King Abdullah II addresses the audience, in earshot of Mr Schwab.