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Jordan retakes lands leased by Israel in 1994 peace accord
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Jordan retakes lands leased by Israel in 1994 peace accord

AMMAN, Jordan (AP) — Jordan’s king announced Sunday that his country is retaking “full sovereignty” over two pieces of land…
Attacker stabs 8 at popular Jordanian tourist site
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Attacker stabs 8 at popular Jordanian tourist site

AMMAN, Jordan (AP) — A lone attacker on Wednesday stabbed eight people, including four foreign tourists and their tour guide,…
Jordan teachers demanding wage increases clash with police
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Jordan teachers demanding wage increases clash with police

AMMAN, Jordan (AP) — Thousands of teachers protested in Jordan on Thursday to demand higher wages, with some scuffling with…
Palestinian ‘honor killing’ sparks outrage, calls for women’s protection
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Palestinian ‘honor killing’ sparks outrage, calls for women’s protection

The outrage can be felt on the streets and online. In the wake of the death of Israa Ghrayeb, dozens…
Jordan summons Israeli envoy over Jerusalem ‘violations’
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Jordan summons Israeli envoy over Jerusalem ‘violations’

Jordan summoned the Israeli ambassador in Amman, Amir Weissbrod, on Sunday following “Israeli violations” last week at the Jerusalem site…
Syrian rebels say ready to back Turkish-led operation in northeast
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Syrian rebels say ready to back Turkish-led operation in northeast

AMMAN (Reuters) – Syrian rebel commanders said on Monday they are ready to join Turkish troops in an offensive to…
Russian-led assault in Syria leaves over 500 civilians dead: rights groups, rescuers
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Russian-led assault in Syria leaves over 500 civilians dead: rights groups, rescuers

AMMAN (Reuters) – At least 544 civilians have been killed and over 2,000 people injured since a Russian-led assault on…
Tremors across Jordan as Trump Mideast peace plan revives old fears
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Tremors across Jordan as Trump Mideast peace plan revives old fears

AMMAN (Reuters) – Jordan’s King Abdullah reacts angrily to any suggestion that he might accept a U.S. deal to end…
Afghan chief executive supports delegation for Taliban talks
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Afghan chief executive supports delegation for Taliban talks

Afghanistan’s chief executive Abdullah Abdullah welcomed Kabul’s decision Sunday to send a delegation to meet with the Taliban, saying he…
Air Arabia Egypt launches flights between Sharm al-Sheikh and Amman
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Air Arabia Egypt launches flights between Sharm al-Sheikh and Amman

  Air Arabia Egypt announced Sunday it would launch new direct flights between the Red Sea resort city of Sharm…
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