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  • Jordan’s King Abdullah II pays unannounced visit to West Bank

     
    REPORTING FROM RAMALLAH, WEST BANK -– Jordan’s King Abdullah II arrived Monday in the West Bank for an unannounced visit, his first in more than 10 years. Jordan’s foreign minister, Nasser Joudeh, spoke at a news conference in Ramallah...
  • Yemen's president signs deal to hand over power

     
    Yemen President Ali Abdullah Saleh signed an agreement in Saudi Arabia on Wednesday to hand over power to his vice president in a deal that leaves him immune from prosecution in the deaths of protesters....
  • Amnesty International: 'New wave of repression' in Saudi Arabia

     
    A new report by Amnesty International says hundreds have been arrested in a "new wave of repression" on demonstrators in Saudi Arabia. Protests are banned in Saudi Arabia....
  • Israeli, Palestinian negotiators to meet this week in Jordan

     
    Israeli and Palestinian negotiators will meet this week in Jordan with international mediators, Jordanian officials announced on Sunday, bringing the two rivals together for their first direct talks in over a year....
  • Israeli, Palestinian envoys meet in Jordan, agree to more talks

     
    Israel-Palestinian talks in Jordan: Despite low expectations for a breakthrough in the deadlocked peace process, the first meeting between Israeli and Palestinian negotiators in more than a year resulted in modest progress....
  • The U.S.: Still the protector of Mideast strongmen [Blowback]

     
    Obama has continued and in many cases increased U.S. aid (most of it military) to clients such as Morocco and Jordan, sold tens of billions of dollars in advanced weaponry to Saudi Arabia and other Persian Gulf allies,...
  • Hamas leader Khaled Meshaal pays first visit to Jordan since 1999

     
    Hamas leader Khaled Meshaal arrived in Jordan Sunday on an official visit, his first since 1999, ushering in a new era in the Islamist movement’s relationship with a pro-West Arab country....
  • Radical Islamic preacher is released on bail in England

     
    Radical preacher Abu Qatada is released on bail Monday in England. British authorities consider him a threat to national security because of his extremist views, but a judge last week ruled that he could not be kept under detention without bail any...
  • Jordanian blogger stabbed after post that criticized royal family

     
    Female blogger Enass Musallam of Jordan was stabbed after leaving a cafe in the nation's capital last week, apparently because of her critical writings of the royal family. Some authorities have blamed her for the attack....
  • JORDAN: Pro-democracy demonstrators show little sign of letup

     
    After six months of Egypt- and Tunisia-inspired protests, Jordanian pro-democracy demonstrators calling for reforms and a wider public say in politics remain persistent and show little sign of ceding their demands. Though demonstrations in Jordan have...
  • JORDAN: Press freedom group condemns club-wielding mob's raid on news agency

     
    Press freedom groups are calling attention to a raid on the office of the Agence France-Presse news agency in the Jordanian capital earlier this week after it reported that the motorcade of Jordanian King Abdullah II was pelted with bottles......
  • JORDAN: Tribesmen slam Queen Rania, warn of revolt

     
    Three dozen members of powerful Jordanian tribes have lashed out at the country's glamorous Queen Rania and denounced what they called a "crisis of authority," calling for political change and justice against those involved in corruption in the Arab...