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Jordan's King Abdullah II said Saturday extremism has "grown fat" off of the longstanding conflict between Israel and the Palestinians.
His Majesty the Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei Darussalam has consented to send a congratulatory message to His Majesty King Abdullah II bin Al-Hussein, King of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, and member of the royal family, as well as the people of Jordan, on the occasion of Jordan's Independence Day.
Said Darwazah, the Chief Executive Officer of Hikma Pharmaceuticals, has reduced his stake in the FTSE 250 company, it was announced after Thursday's close.
Our long-time regulars Brecht and Aravir suggested the following topic: Which book or poem made you visit-or wish to visit-a place far away? Of course this question is much too long to cram into the title space allowed by the dailykos diary format, so I shortened it a bit.
Many displaced Syrians want to get into Jordan, even if it means staying in overcrowded refugee camps like this one AMMAN/DUBAI, 24 May 2013 - Thousands of people are gathering in villages in southern Syria, unable to seek refuge in Jordan because of insecurity along the border or, according to some, new Jordanian security measures.
A member of the Free Syrian Army holds a weapon as he takes up position inside a room during clashes with forces loyal to Syria's President Bashar al-Assad in Aleppo's Salaheddine district, April 30, 2013.
It wasn't clear why Mouaz al Khatib was even in the chair to open the meetings. Khatib has twice resigned as the president of the group, and the coalition – formally called the National Coalition of Syrian Revolutionary and Opposition Forces – had appointed an acting president, George Sabra, a Christian, to replace Khatib in late ... (more)
Aleppo, Syria, May 23, 2013 / 02:55 pm .- Orthodox and Catholic Christians in the Middle East gathered this week to pray for and appeal for the realease of two Orthodox bishops who were kidnapped in Syria one month ago.
The changing internal situation in Syria is putting a new set of plans into motion, which involve Israeli aggression against Syria.
BlackBerry, in association with Maysalward and the Jordan Gaming Lab, have announced the first BlackBerry 10 Jam in Jordan, taking place on Monday, May 27th in Amman.
Jordanin Police keep guard as Syrian refugees look on at the King Abdullah Refugee Camp for Syrian refugees 2 kilometers from the Syrian border The World Bank has proposed a $150 million loan for Jordan to help it with the cost of thousands of Syrian refugees fleeing the civil war in Syria, Jordanian and World Bank board sources said on Wednesday.
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry speaks during a joint news conference with his Jordanian counterpart, Nasser Judeh, not pictured, in Amman Wednesday, May 22, 2013.
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, left, speaks during a joint news conference with his Jordanian counterpart, Nasser Judeh, right, in Amman Wednesday, May 22, 2013.
From the mud baths of Turkey to the mineral springs in the Czech Republic, we recommend some offbeat destinations for healing the mind, body and soul.
Jordanian prisoners in Israel have been on hunger strike for 20 days, campaigning for better treatment and family visits, among other things.
FOREIGN MINISTER JUDEH: there was a lengthy meeting with the U.S. Secretary of State in Rome, and we our discussions focused on the peace negotiations in the region.