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Jordan says in talks with U.S and Russia to dismantle Syria camp

08 Nov 2018

AMMAN Jordan said on Thursday it was in talks with Washington and Moscow to empty a desert camp used by 50,000 displaced Syrians, a move aimed at defusing security tensions near a potential military flashpoint on its northeast border with Syria.

Druze on Golan Heights protest against Israeli municipal election

30 Oct 2018

MAJDAL SHAMS, Golan Heights Hundreds of Druze Arabs, some carrying Syrian flags, gathered outside the gates of a polling station on the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights on Tuesday, trying to block their townspeople from voting in municipal elections.

U.N. led aid convoy to Syria's Rukban camp postponed - U.N. official

27 Oct 2018

AMMAN United Nations-led aid delivery, critically needed by thousands of civilians stranded in a camp on the Syrian-Jordanian border, has been postponed and will not arrive on Saturday as was expected by community leaders, a U.N. official said on Friday.

Jordan flash floods kill 21 people, many of them school children on bus

26 Oct 2018

AMMAN Rescuers combed the shores of Jordan's Dead Sea early on Friday, searching for survivors, after flash floods killed at least 21 people, most of them school children in a bus that was swept away. | Video

Jordan says peace treaty unaffected by scrapping land deals

25 Oct 2018

AMMAN Jordan said on Thursday its commitment to uphold a peace treaty with Israel was not in question despite ending a 25-year special regime that allows its neighbor to use two parcels of land along its borders under its sovereignty.

Jordan says it won't renew peace treaty land deal with Israel

21 Oct 2018

AMMAN Jordan said on Sunday it would not extend the 25-year deal that allows Israel to use two tracts of territory along its border just as Israel said it was still planning to negotiate an extension.

Syria approves U.N. aid delivery to remote camp on Jordan-Syria border

17 Oct 2018

AMMAN The Syrian government has given approval for the United Nations to deliver aid next week to thousands of civilians stranded on the Jordanian-Syrian border and threatened with starvation, aid workers and camp officials said on Wednesday.

Jordan and Syria reopen Nassib border crossing

15 Oct 2018

JABER, Jordan/BEIRUT The border crossing between Jordan and Syria opened to people and goods on Monday after being closed for three years, reopening a route that used to carry billions of dollars of trade for countries across the region.

Jordan PM reshuffles cabinet as IMF reforms in focus

11 Oct 2018

AMMAN Jordanian Prime Minister Omar al-Razzaz announced a cabinet reshuffle on Thursday as the government looks to push through reforms intended to revive stagnant economic growth and cut public expenditure.

UPDATE 2-Jordan PM reshuffles cabinet as IMF reforms in focus

11 Oct 2018

* PM wants new tax bill to get IMF reforms on track (Adds quote, more details)

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