Rights groups condemn Jordan executions

The photo taken on October 18, 2005 shows the gallows at Swaqa prison, south of the Jordanian capital, Amman. Human rights groups have condemned Jordan’s recent execution of 15 people, saying the hanging had been carried out in “secrecy and without transparency.” Samah Hadid, the deputy director of Amnesty International’s regional office in the Lebanese […]

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Israel quietly selling gas to Jordan: Report

A gas platform operated by Israeli Tamar company is seen (background) off the shores of Palestinian territories. Israel has been quietly exporting natural gas to Jordan through an American intermediary firm, despite popular opposition in the Arab country to conducting business with Israel. Gas deliveries to two Jordanian companies, the state-owned Arab Potash and Jordan […]

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