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Palestinian finances near collapse as cuts deepen - monetary chief

18 Jun 2019

AMMAN Palestinian finances are on the brink of ruin after the suspension of hundreds of millions of dollars of U.S. aid, the head of the Palestine Monetary Authority (PMA) said on Tuesday.

INTERVIEW-Palestinian finances near collapse as cuts deepen -monetary chief

18 Jun 2019

AMMAN, June 18 Palestinian finances are on the brink of ruin after the suspension of hundreds of millions of dollars of U.S. aid, the head of the Palestine Monetary Authority (PMA) said on Tuesday.

Tremors across Jordan as Trump Mideast peace plan revives old fears

18 Jun 2019

AMMAN Jordan's King Abdullah reacts angrily to any suggestion that he might accept a U.S. deal to end the Arab-Israeli conflict that would make his country a homeland for Palestinians. | Video

Jordan's king tells Trump adviser peace possible only with a Palestinian state

29 May 2019

AMMAN Jordan's King Abdullah told U.S. President Donald Trump's adviser Jared Kushner on Wednesday that a lasting Middle East peace can come only with the creation of a Palestinian state on land captured by Israel in a 1967 war and with East Jerusalem as its capital.

Turkey sends weapons to Syrian rebels facing Russian-backed assault - Syrian sources

25 May 2019

AMMAN Turkey has equipped an array of mainstream Syrian rebels it backs with fresh supplies of weaponry to help them try to repel a major Russian-backed assault, senior opposition officials and rebel sources said on Saturday.

Rebels say Syrian army fails to retake Latakia mountain

19 May 2019

AMMAN Syrian rebels held onto a commanding position in a mountain range in the coastal province of Latakia, the ancestral home of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, after government forces were forced to withdraw.

Yemen combatants wide apart on sharing vital port revenues

16 May 2019

AMMAN Yemen's warring parties on Thursday failed to agree on how to manage revenues from Hodeidah port that could help relieve the urgent humanitarian needs of millions, delegates and U.N. sources at U.N.-facilitated discussions in Jordan said.

U.S.-backed forces crack down on Islamic State fighters in Syria's Deir al Zor

15 May 2019

U.S.-backed Kurdish-led forces said on Wednesday they had begun a campaign against "terrorists" linked to Islamic State in a strategic town in the oil rich eastern province of Deir al Zor that residents and witnesses say has been at the centre of protests opposing the rule of U.S.-supported militia.

Jordan revamps cabinet in latest overhaul of top institutions

09 May 2019

AMMAN The Prime Minister of U.S. ally Jordan reshuffled his cabinet on Thursday, the latest in a series of institutional shakeups in recent weeks that officials describe as an effort to meet the kingdom's mounting challenges.

Jordan revamps cabinet in latest overhaul of top institutions

09 May 2019

AMMAN, May 9 The Prime Minister of U.S. ally Jordan reshuffled his cabinet on Thursday, the latest in a series of institutional shakeups in recent weeks that officials describe as an effort to meet the kingdom's mounting challenges.

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