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  • 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: 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...
  • Obama congratulates new Saudi crown prince

     
    Saudi Arabia's new Crown Prince: President Obama congratulated King Abdullah and the people of Saudi Arabia on the selection of Nayif ibn Abdulaziz as the new heir to the Saudi throne....
  • 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....
  • Here In the Post-Empire, Charlie Sheen is King

    And the news cycles keep hitting the collective windshield like a meteor belt. One minute it's Charlie Sheen wetly exploding across the screen, then Japan, then we're dropping bombs on Libya ... the hits just keep on coming. I found a prophetic quote...
  • Jordan king appoints new PM, government quits

    Jordan king appoints new PM, government quits
    (Reuters) - Close U.S ally Jordan's King Abdullah on Tuesday asked his former ex-military adviser Marouf Bakhit to form a new cabinet, an official said. The official said the monarch officially accepted the resignation of Prime Minister Samir Rifai, a...
  • William and Kate: Royal Wedding Invitations Are in the Mail

    William and Kate: Royal Wedding Invitations Are in the Mail
    LONDON, England -- Forget Willy Wonka's golden tickets. For Britain's great and good, there's only one envelope that matters -- and the British royal family has revealed that they're in the post. The marriage of Kate Middleton to England's Prince...
  • Saudi Arabia Names New Crown Prince

    Saudi Arabia Names New Crown Prince
    Saudi Arabia named Prince Salman bin Abdulaziz to be crown prince Monday, the state news agency reported, putting him next in line to the throne of the oil-rich kingdom. His appointment comes a day after burial services for Crown Prince Nayef bin...
  • Saudi Prince Salman Seen As Likely Heir To Throne

    Saudi Prince Salman Seen As Likely Heir To Throne
    RIYADH (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia's Defence Minister Prince Salman bin Abdulaziz, seen as more moderate than his hawkish brother Crown Prince Nayef who died on Saturday, is likely to be anointed heir to the throne of the world's top oil exporter....
  • Obama Announces 'New Chapter' in Mideast Policy Speech

    Obama Announces 'New Chapter' in Mideast Policy Speech
    WASHINGTON -- The United States will support efforts for reform across the Middle East and North Africa, including "transitions toward democracy," President Barack Obama said Thursday in what the White House billed as a major speech laying out U.S. policy...
  • Syria Unrest

    Syria Unrest
    A crackdown on pro-democracy protests is isolating Syria’s president, Bashar al-Assad, with each passing day. Syria has now been suspended from the Arab league and Jordan’s King Abdullah told a British network al-Assad should step down....