AMMAN Jordan's King Abdullah on Sunday met with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas and both leaders set high hopes that U.S. President-elect Joe Biden will revive peace talks over a two-state solution to the decades-old Arab-Israeli conflict, officials said.
AMMAN The Syrian army said early Wednesday that Israel launched air strikes on an area in the southern outskirts of Damascus, where military defectors believe has a strong Iranian military presence in the second such attack within a week.
AMMAN Jordan is racing to increase hospital bed capacity as its healthcare system struggles to cope with a surge in new coronavirus cases.
JERUSALEM/AMMAN Israel launched air raids against what it called a wide range of Syrian and Iranian targets in Syria on Wednesday, sending a signal that it will pursue its policy of striking across the border despite U.S. President Donald Trump's election defeat. | Video
AMMAN Syria's long-time foreign minister Walid al-Moalem, an unyielding defender of Syrian President Bashar al Assad's bloody crackdown on peaceful protesters that sparked a decade-old conflict, died on Monday.
AMMAN Jordan's interior minister resigned on Thursday after a public outcry at gatherings and troubles in the aftermath of parliamentary elections that breached a five-day national lockdown aimed at curbing a surge in COVID-19 cases, state media said.
AMMAN Syrian President Bashar al Assad on Wednesday blamed U.S. sanctions and pressure on Syria's neighbours for the reticence of more than 5 million refugees who fled the conflict there to return.
AMMAN Jordan ended voting on Tuesday in elections that were set to keep parliament in the hands of tribal and pro-government factions and have been criticised by the Islamist and liberal opposition for failing to reflect their true level of support.
AMMAN, Nov 10 Jordanians began voting on Tuesday
in elections set to keep parliament in the hands of tribal and
pro-government deputies under a system that under-represents the
cities where the Islamist and liberal opposition do best.
AMMAN, Nov 9 Jordanians vote on Tuesday for a
130-seat parliament, with tribal, centrist and pro-government
deputies expected to remain dominant in a system that
under-represents the cities where their Islamist and liberal
opponents do best.