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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....
  • Saudi prince sues L.A. over Benedict Canyon project

     
    A Saudi prince seeking to build a mansion complex at the end of a private lane in Benedict Canyon has asked the Los Angeles County Superior Court to order the city of Los Angeles to allow the project to move......
  • Beyond the United Kingdom -- a royal rundown

     
    The United Kingdom isn’t the only kingdom out there. As Queen Elizabeth II is feted this weekend in a diamond jubilee marking 60 years on the throne, here are some other monarchs from around the globe -- and what they've been up to....
  • Saudi dynasty names 76-year-old defense minister as crown prince

     
    A council of the multitudinous Saudi royal family named the kingdom's 76-year-old defense minister and former mayor of bustling Riyadh as next in line to succeed King Abdullah, official Saudi media reported Monday....