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

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…
UK PM Johnson welcomes economic reforms in talks with Jordan’s King Abdullah
Middle East

UK PM Johnson welcomes economic reforms in talks with Jordan’s King Abdullah

LONDON (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Boris Johnson hosted Jordan’s King Abdullah for a working lunch on Wednesday to discuss…
Jordan revamps cabinet in latest overhaul of top institutions
Middle East

Jordan revamps cabinet in latest overhaul of top institutions

AMMAN (Reuters) – The Prime Minister of U.S. ally Jordan reshuffled his cabinet on Thursday, the latest in a series…
Jordan’s king to scrap part of Israel peace treaty
Middle East

Jordan’s king to scrap part of Israel peace treaty

  King Abdullah said Jordan intends to reclaim territory leased to Israel under a 1994 peace deal. The 25-year lease…
Germany’s Merkel calls for solutions to Iran’s ‘aggressive tendencies’
Middle East

Germany’s Merkel calls for solutions to Iran’s ‘aggressive tendencies’

  German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Thursday said European countries shared concern over Iran’s ballistic missile program and called for…
Jordan says it arrests 17 in foiled Islamic State attack plot: state media
Middle East

Jordan says it arrests 17 in foiled Islamic State attack plot: state media

Jordan said on Monday it had foiled an Islamic State plot that included plans for a series of attacks last…
Egypt is ‘stable’, Sisi tells Saudi king
Egypt

Egypt is ‘stable’, Sisi tells Saudi king

Egypt's armed forces chief told Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah on Friday that the situation in Egypt was "stable", the Saudi…
Jordan’s king visits West Bank amid settlement dispute
World

Jordan’s king visits West Bank amid settlement dispute

Jordan's king visited the West Bank on Thursday in a show of support for Palestinians stung by Israel's decision to…
‘Sin’ has led to Middle East uprisings, says Saudi top cleric
World

‘Sin’ has led to Middle East uprisings, says Saudi top cleric

Saudi Arabia's top religious official has blamed Muslim sinfulness for instability in the Middle East, where pro-democracy unrest has toppled…
Jordan’s military prosecutors charge 13 activists with insulting king
World

Jordan’s military prosecutors charge 13 activists with insulting king

Jordanian military prosecutors on Sunday charged 13 political activists with incitement against the regime, rioting and insulting King Abdullah II,…
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