Tag: Jordan

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Six Arab foreign ministers meet in Jordan ‘to align policy’

Six Arab foreign ministers have held a “consultative meeting” in Jordan on Thursday in a bid to unify their stances ...

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At least 18 dead in flash flood in Jordan

Rescuers combed the shores of Jordan’s Dead Sea resort area early on Friday to find survivors after rain storms unleashed ...

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Scientists discover oldest evidence of bread

Scientists have discovered the earliest known evidence of bread-making, from a 14,000-year-old dig site. The bake would have looked like ...

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Jordan says ceasefire agreed in southern Syria

A ceasefire has been agreed for southern Syria between the government and rebels, a Jordanian official source said Friday, amid ...

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Jordan says it won’t take in Syrians fleeing new offensive

Jordan will not take in Syrians fleeing their government’s latest offensive in the country’s south, officials said Monday as violence ...

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Britain’s Prince William in Jordan for historic Middle East tour

Prince William flew in to Jordan on Sunday at the launch of a Middle East tour that will see him ...

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Merkel pledges $100M loan for troubled Jordan

German Chancellor Angela Merkel Thursday promised a $100 million loan to troubled Jordan, where mass protests over austerity measures forced ...

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Jordan king orders tax review amid unrest

Jordan’s King Abdullah has ordered the country’s new prime minister to conduct a review of a controversial new tax bill, ...

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Jordan price hikes spark protests, royal reprieve

AMMAN – Jordan’s King Abdullah II ordered the government on Friday to freeze new price hikes on fuel and electricity, ...

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UN warns of ‘critical gap’ in funding for Syrian refugees this year

A “critical gap” in funding for Syrian refugees and host communities this year could lead to cuts in vital services, ...