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US team asked Abbas about Jordan-Palestine...

US team asked Abbas about Jordan-Palestine...

Middle East

Mon, Sep 3 2018

Palestinian leaders see US President Donald Trump's administration as blatantly biased in favour...

Jordan: US move to halt UN refugee agency...

Jordan: US move to halt UN refugee agency...

Middle East

Sun, Sep 2 2018

Staunch US ally Jordan lies at the heart of the Arab-Israeli conflict with many of its citizens refugees...

Jordan to lead fundraising for UN Palestinian...

Jordan to lead fundraising for UN Palestinian...

Middle East

Thu, Aug 30 2018

UNRWA was founded in 1949 after the first Arab-Israel war, in the wake of the exodus of around 700,000...

Reports: Hundreds of Syrian 'White Helmets'...

Syrian 'White Helmets' evacuated to...

World

Sun, Jul 22 2018

Israeli media identified the Syrians as belonging to the White Helmets organization

Britain's Prince William heads for historic...

Britain's Prince William heads for historic...

Europe

Sun, Jun 24 2018

During the trip, William will have plenty of reminders of the British role in the region

Saudi Arabia, UAE, Kuwait offer $2.5bn...

Saudi Arabia, UAE, Kuwait offer $2.5bn...

Middle East

Mon, Jun 11 2018

Jordan has been rocked in recent days by mass protests against price rises and a proposed tax hike as...

Jordan withdraws tax bill after angry...

Jordan withdraws tax bill after angry...

Middle East

Thu, Jun 7 2018

The tax bill was the latest in a series of austerity measures to cut national debt since Amman secured...

Some big Jordan unions strike after...

Some big Jordan unions strike after...

World

Thu, Jun 7 2018

Shops and pharmacies closed in Jordan's capital on Wednesday as some unions pressed ahead with

King Abdullah of Jordan: Balancing on...

King Abdullah of Jordan: Balancing on...

Middle East

Tue, Jun 5 2018

The writing has been on Jordan’s wall since the 2011 protests when in a seismic shift of Jordanian...

Jordan's king replaces PM to defuse...

Jordan's king replaces PM to defuse...

Middle East

Mon, Jun 4 2018

The protests widened on Saturday after Mulki refused to scrap a bill increasing personal and corporate...

‘The demographic tsunami in the region...

‘The demographic tsunami in the region...

Shafayat Nazam Rasul

Fri, May 25 2018

The following is the first of a two-part English translation of HRH Prince El Hassan bin Talal’s...

Jordan: Arabs seek recognition for Palestinian...

Jordan: Arabs seek recognition for Palestinian...

Middle East

Sun, Jan 7 2018

US President Donald Trump's controversial decision in December to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital...

Palestinian billionaire Masri detained...

Palestinian billionaire Masri detained...

Middle East

Sun, Dec 17 2017

Reports of his detention surfaced on Thursday in the local media in Jordan where Masri's multi-billion...

Jordan begins diplomatic offensive ahead...

Jordan begins diplomatic offensive ahead...

Middle East

Mon, Dec 4 2017

Trump suggested earlier this year he was open to new ways to achieve Middle East peace that did not necessarily...

Jordan’s Queen Rania urges global community...

Jordan’s Queen Rania urges global community...

Foreign Affairs

Tue, Oct 24 2017

'The world’s response has been muted'

Jordan border crossing with Iraq to...

Jordan border crossing with Iraq to...

Middle East

Wed, Aug 30 2017

Iraqi troops pulled out of the Tureibil post, on the 180km border, in summer 2014 after the militants...

Jordan scraps controversial rape...

Jordan scraps controversial rape...

Middle East

Tue, Aug 1 2017

Jordan registered more than 160 rape cases last year, according to official figures

Israel embassy shooting in Jordan complicates...

Israel embassy shooting in Jordan complicates...

Middle East

Mon, Jul 24 2017

The Jordanian news site Hala Akhbar, which is linked to the kingdom’s military, quoted diplomatic and...

Israel cites immunity for guard in deadly...

Israel cites immunity for guard in deadly...

Middle East

Mon, Jul 24 2017

An Israeli security guard shot dead a Jordanian who attacked him with a screwdriver at the Israeli Embassy...

Security source: Two Jordanians die...

Security source: Two Jordanians die...

World

Mon, Jul 24 2017

Israel has imposed a ban on reporting the incident and has made no public comment

Ceasefire in southern Syria goes into...

Ceasefire in southern Syria goes into...

Middle East

Sun, Jul 9 2017

Six years of fighting and siege have devastated Daraa, one of the first cities to see large protests...