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Jordan, Iraq set to reopen main border crossing after withdrawal of Daesh Takfiri terrorists

August 30, 2017 1:35 pm
Jordan, Iraq set to reopen main border crossing after withdrawal of Daesh Takfiri terrorists

The file photo shows the Tureibil border crossing between Iraq and Jordan. Jordan and Iraq are set to reopen their main border crossing after Iraqi forces recaptured a key highway connecting the two neighbors from Daesh Takfiri terrorists. On Tuesday, the governments in Amman and Baghdad said the Tureibil post, also […]

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50,000 stranded on Jordan-Syria border: United Nations

August 15, 2017 10:30 pm
50,000 stranded on Jordan-Syria border: United Nations

A Syrian refugee from the informal Rukban camp, which lies in Jordan’s remote northeast off the border with Syria, walks in the rain as she shelters a young child outside a UN-operated medical clinic, March 1, 2017. (Photo by AFP) The United Nations (UN) says roughly 50,000 Syrians are stranded […]

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Jordan’s King Abdullah II in occupied West Bank on rare visit

August 7, 2017 10:30 pm
Jordan’s King Abdullah II in occupied West Bank on rare visit

Jordan’s King Abdullah II has started an official visit to the occupied West Bank, the first trip in five years to the Palestinian territories by the custodian of the al-Aqsa Mosque compound in Jerusalem al-Quds. Abdullah arrived in Ramallah on Monday as President of the Palestinian Authority Mahmoud Abbas welcomed […]

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Angry Jordanians urge cancellation of ‘shameful’ peace treaty with Israel

July 29, 2017 10:02 am
Angry Jordanians urge cancellation of ‘shameful’ peace treaty with Israel

Angered by a recent fatal shooting at the Israel embassy, Jordanians hold a demonstration in Amman demanding the government shut down the mission and scrap the unpopular 1994 peace treaty with Tel Aviv. Protesters chanted slogans such as “Death to Israel” and “No Zionist embassy on Jordanian soil” during Friday’s protest near […]

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Jordan soldier gets life for killing US troops

July 17, 2017 5:30 pm
Jordan soldier gets life for killing US troops

A military court convenes in the case of a Jordanian soldier accused of shooting to death three US military trainers at the gate of an air base, in Amman, Jordan, on July 17, 2017. (Photo by AP) A military court in Jordan has sentenced a soldier to life in prison […]

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Muslims celebrate Eid al-Fitr which marks the end of the holy fasting month of Ramadan in several countries

June 25, 2017 3:04 pm
Muslims celebrate Eid al-Fitr which marks the end of the holy fasting month of Ramadan in several countries

Muslims attend the Eid al-Fitr prayers to mark the end of the holy fasting month of Ramadan at a public park, outside el-Seddik Mosque in Cairo, Egypt, June 25, 2017. (Photo by Reuters) Muslims in a number of countries are celebrating  Eid al-Fitr, which marks the end of the holy […]

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