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Jordan parliament begins debate on constitutional changes
Middle East

Jordan parliament begins debate on constitutional changes

AMMAN, Nov 22 (Reuters) – Jordan’s parliament began deliberations on Monday of proposed constitutional reforms that officials say revitalize the…
More repression, fewer jobs: Jordanians face bleak outlook
Middle East

More repression, fewer jobs: Jordanians face bleak outlook

AMMAN, Jordan (AP) — As a poorly paid public school teacher, Khaled Jaber always needed a side hustle, working as…
Jordan’s state carrier to resume flights to Syria for first time in decade
Middle East

Jordan’s state carrier to resume flights to Syria for first time in decade

AMMAN, Sept 28 (Reuters) – Jordan’s state carrier, Royal Jordanian (RJAL.AM), will resume direct flights to Damascus from Oct. 3…
Syrian military chief makes rare visit to Jordan to discuss border security
Middle East

Syrian military chief makes rare visit to Jordan to discuss border security

AMMAN, Sept 19 (Reuters) – Syria’s defense minister visited Jordan on Sunday to discuss stability on their mutual border, the…
Egypt to supply Lebanon with natural gas via Syria
Egypt

Egypt to supply Lebanon with natural gas via Syria

A Wednesday meeting of oil and energy ministers from Jordan, Syria, Lebanon and Egypt approved a roadmap to supply Lebanon…
Airline body IATA to open Saudi office but denies it will be regional HQ
Middle East

Airline body IATA to open Saudi office but denies it will be regional HQ

CAIRO, July 7 (Reuters) – Saudi Arabia said on Wednesday that global airlines industry body IATA had agreed to open…
Jordan’s unprecedented palace drama moves to the courtroom
Middle East

Jordan’s unprecedented palace drama moves to the courtroom

AMMAN, Jordan (AP) — Jordan’s version of a trial of the century gets under way Monday when a relative of…
Jordanian prince makes first public appearance since arrest
Middle East

Jordanian prince makes first public appearance since arrest

AMMAN, Jordan (AP) — Jordan’s Prince Hamzah on Sunday made his first public appearance since he was placed under house…
Jordanian prince’s criticism put kingdom’s allies in bind
World

Jordanian prince’s criticism put kingdom’s allies in bind

JERUSALEM (AP) — Jordan’s allies on Sunday rallied around King Abdullah II after his half-brother unleashed unprecedented public criticism of…
Jordan uses tear gas to clamp down on anti-lockdown protesters
Middle East

Jordan uses tear gas to clamp down on anti-lockdown protesters

AMMAN (Reuters) – Jordan used tear gas on Monday to suppress protests against a curfew imposed to stem a severe…
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