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Israel: On the road to international isolation with the rise of fascists

As Benjamin Netanyahu, head of the Likud party that won the Israeli elections, rushes to form his new government, unprecedented international and US warnings have been made calling for right-wing Knesset members not to participate. These include Itamar Ben-Gvir and Bezalel Smotrich of the Religious Zionist party, as their participation would harm the shared values […]

Jordan: Massive march in support of Palestine resistance

Thousands of Jordanians on Friday attended a massive march organised by the Islamic movement in Amman to show support for Palestinian resistance in the occupied West Bank, Quds Press reported. The march marked the 105th anniversary of the British Balfour Declaration, which promised to establish a Jewish state on the land of Palestine. Marchers condemned […]

Jordan MP: ‘Arab normalisation encouraged Israel’s aggression on Al-Aqsa Mosque’

Head of the Reform Bloc in the Jordanian Parliament, Saleh Al-Armouti, asserted on Friday that Arab normalisation with Israel has encouraged its aggression on Al-Aqsa Mosque. Speaking to Felesteen newspaper, Al-Armouti also stated that the security cooperation between the Palestinian Authority (PA) and the Israeli occupation encouraged the Israeli occupation's aggression on Al-Aqsa Mosque. "Israeli […]

Greece joins 7,767 km global relay on Climate Change

Greece has joined the global “Running Out of Time” relay for climate change that kicked off in Scotland on Friday, represented by the Hellenic Society for the Protection of Nature (EEPF), Greece’s oldest environmental NGO at national level. The non-stop relay covering 7,767 km will run through 18 countries and involve over 1,000,000 young participants… […]

Jordan: Public prosecutor kills wife, son

A Jordanian public prosecutor at the High Criminal Court on Thursday killed his 43-year-old wife and 16-year-old son in the governorate of Jerash, north of the kingdom. A spokesperson for the Public Security Directorate said that the prosecutor shot his wife and son at the family farm. The two victims were rushed to hospital for […]

Jordan: Public prosecutor kills wife, son

A Jordanian public prosecutor at the High Criminal Court on Thursday killed his 43-year-old wife and 16-year-old son in the governorate of Jerash, north of the kingdom. A spokesperson for the Public Security Directorate said that the prosecutor shot his wife and son at the family farm. The two victims were rushed to hospital for […]

Jordan: Public prosecutor kills wife, son

A Jordanian public prosecutor at the High Criminal Court on Thursday killed his 43-year-old wife and 16-year-old son in the governorate of Jerash, north of the kingdom. A spokesperson for the Public Security Directorate said that the prosecutor shot his wife and son at the family farm. The two victims were rushed to hospital for […]

Jordan: Public prosecutor kills wife, son

A Jordanian public prosecutor at the High Criminal Court on Thursday killed his 43-year-old wife and 16-year-old son in the governorate of Jerash, north of the kingdom. A spokesperson for the Public Security Directorate said that the prosecutor shot his wife and son at the family farm. The two victims were rushed to hospital for […]

Jordan: Public prosecutor kills wife, son

A Jordanian public prosecutor at the High Criminal Court on Thursday killed his 43-year-old wife and 16-year-old son in the governorate of Jerash, north of the kingdom. A spokesperson for the Public Security Directorate said that the prosecutor shot his wife and son at the family farm. The two victims were rushed to hospital for […]

Jordan: Public prosecutor kills wife, son

A Jordanian public prosecutor at the High Criminal Court on Thursday killed his 43-year-old wife and 16-year-old son in the governorate of Jerash, north of the kingdom. A spokesperson for the Public Security Directorate said that the prosecutor shot his wife and son at the family farm. The two victims were rushed to hospital for […]

Jordan: Public prosecutor kills wife, son

A Jordanian public prosecutor at the High Criminal Court on Thursday killed his 43-year-old wife and 16-year-old son in the governorate of Jerash, north of the kingdom. A spokesperson for the Public Security Directorate said that the prosecutor shot his wife and son at the family farm. The two victims were rushed to hospital for […]

Jordan: Public prosecutor kills wife, son

A Jordanian public prosecutor at the High Criminal Court on Thursday killed his 43-year-old wife and 16-year-old son in the governorate of Jerash, north of the kingdom. A spokesperson for the Public Security Directorate said that the prosecutor shot his wife and son at the family farm. The two victims were rushed to hospital for […]

Jordan warns against moving British embassy to occupied Jerusalem

Jordanian Foreign Minister Ayman Safadi warned against the UK moving its embassy to the occupied city of Jerusalem. Late on Thursday, in response to journalists’ questions regarding the announcement by British Prime Minister Liz Truss’s office that it was considering moving the location of its embassy in Israel to Jerusalem, Safadi announced: “No official decision […]

Jordan Islamic Action Front warns of settlers escalations at Al-Aqsa

The Islamic Action Front, the largest party in Jordan, yesterday warned of the Israeli extremists’ upcoming escalations against Al-Aqsa Mosque, including a series of large-scale incursions coinciding with the Jewish holidays from 26 September until early October. The party said, in a statement issued by its Jerusalem and Palestine Committee, that the expected escalations against […]

Jordan Islamic Action Front warns of settlers escalations at Al-Aqsa

The Islamic Action Front, the largest party in Jordan, yesterday warned of the Israeli extremists’ upcoming escalations against Al-Aqsa Mosque, including a series of large-scale incursions coinciding with the Jewish holidays from 26 September until early October. The party said, in a statement issued by its Jerusalem and Palestine Committee, that the expected escalations against […]

Greek Foreign Minister in New York for United Nations General Assembly

Greek Minister of Foreign Affairs, Nikos Dendias, travelled to New York on Sunday to participate in the High-Level Week of the 77th session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA), according to a foreign ministry’s announcement. From Monday, September 19 to Wednesday, September 23, he will have a series of bilateral and multilateral contacts, while […]

Greek Foreign Minister in New York for United Nations General Assembly

Greek Minister of Foreign Affairs, Nikos Dendias, travelled to New York on Sunday to participate in the High-Level Week of the 77th session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA), according to a foreign ministry’s announcement. From Monday, September 19 to Wednesday, September 23, he will have a series of bilateral and multilateral contacts, while […]

Greek Foreign Minister in New York for United Nations General Assembly

Greek Minister of Foreign Affairs, Nikos Dendias, travelled to New York on Sunday to participate in the High-Level Week of the 77th session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA), according to a foreign ministry’s announcement. From Monday, September 19 to Wednesday, September 23, he will have a series of bilateral and multilateral contacts, while […]

Jordan steps up curbs on political dissent – HRW

Jordanian authorities have in the last four years intensified persecution and harassment of political opponents and ordinary citizens using a string of laws to silence critical voices, Human Rights Watch said on Sunday, Reuters reports. Authorities used vague laws to detain, interrogate and harass journalists, political activists, members of political parties and independent trade unions, […]

Jordan-US deal to support Amman’s ‘economic reform program’: Foreign Minister

Jordan’s foreign minister said a recent agreement with the US will contribute to his country’s economic reform program, media reports said Saturday, Anadolu reports. Ayman Safadi said the fourth US-Jordan Memorandum of Understanding on Strategic Partnership (MoU) signed Friday in Washington “will contribute to supporting the economic reform program,” according to Jordan’s official news agency […]

Death toll from Jordan building collapse rises to 13

The death toll from the collapse of a residential building in the Jordanian capital this week has risen to 13, local authorities said on Friday, after further bodies were found, Reuters reports. At least 25 people were in the dilapidated building in Amman’s Webdeh district when it crumbled on Tuesday. Civil defence rescuers have been […]

Death toll from Jordan building collapse rises to 13

The death toll from the collapse of a residential building in the Jordanian capital this week has risen to 13, local authorities said on Friday, after further bodies were found, Reuters reports. At least 25 people were in the dilapidated building in Amman’s Webdeh district when it crumbled on Tuesday. Civil defence rescuers have been […]

Shea Lies Through Her Teeth as Lebanon’s Electricity Crisis Worsens

August 30, 2022 By Mohammad Youssef More than a year ago, US Ambassador to Lebanon Dorothy Shea has given a promise to help Lebanon with power supplies from Egypt and Jordan. A year later, all those promises have proven to be utter lies. Meanwhile, the new Iranian ambassador to Lebanon, Mojtaba Amani, has repeated his […]

Festival unites Jordan’s coffee lovers

The Jordan Coffee Festival kicked off yesterday in the capital Amman with over 60 brands showcasing their coffee beans, accessories and latte art. Festival founder Anton Bakerjian says the coffee industry is expanding rapidly in Jordan, with older generations preferring Turkish or Arabic coffee, while the younger generation opts more for filtered coffees, espressos and lattes. “About every two […]

UAE and Israel ‘sabotaging’ Gulf reconciliation

The UAE is collaborating with Israel to sabotage Gulf reconciliation efforts, disturb relations between Qatar and Saudi Arabia, and deepen the rift with Bahrain, Al-Quds Al-Arabi has reported. Citing information gleaned from leaked documents and reports, the newspaper exposed the UAE-Israel efforts being coordinated to undermine the reconciliation witnessed at the summit hosted by Saudi […]

Israel bans Jordanian tribal judge from entry

Israeli Interior Minister Ayelet Shaked has prevented senior Jordanian tribal judge Sheikh Trad Al-Fayez from entering Israel, Arab48 reported yesterday. Shaked tweeted: "After violating the conditions of the visa and serious incitement against the state [of Israel], I ordered that he [Al-Fayez] be banned from entering Israel." Al-Fayez, a former Jordanian official, is the chief […]

The US Scrambles For Relevance By Addressing The Yemen War

Washington’s special envoy for Yemen is heading to both Saudi Arabia and Jordan, in an alleged effort to help a UN brokered ceasefire initiative to succeed. However, this visit seems to be little to do with Yemen and more about US power in the region. Whilst during US President Joe Biden’s first address on foreign […]

Saudi Crown Prince visits Jordan in thaw in ties

Saudi Crown Prince, Mohammed bin Salman, arrived on Tuesday in Jordan as ties thaw after years of frayed relations due to divergent views on regional conflicts and unfulfilled pledges of aid, officials said, Reuters reports. The first such visit in years by the de facto ruler of Saudi Arabia comes at a time, officials say, when Jordan's economy is […]

Is The US Pressuring Jordan To Fall In Line With Its Regional Vision?

Jordan’s Prince Hamza bin Al-Hussein, the former Crown Prince of the Hashemite Kingdom has relinquished his royal status in protest of the country’s current policies. Although this may seem harmless, the timing of the move may indeed say a lot about the meaning of such a move and what it signals for the future of […]

Astana peace process: Guarantors to hold Syria summit in Iran in 2022

The Iranian Foreign Ministry announced that Iran, Russia, and Turkey have agreed to hold the next Astana format summit in Tehran in February or March 2022, TASS news agency reports. Special Assistant to Iran’s foreign minister for special political affairs Ali Asghar Khaji said this is dependent on the situation with coronavirus. Delegations from Turkey, […]

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