Jordan

Floods kill 12, force thousands to flee Petra

Almost 4,000 tourists forced to flee from ancient Petra, as flash floods kill 12, two weeks after similar tragedy.

Jordan rains and floods kill 12, force tourists to flee Petra

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Jordanian king accepts resignations over deadly floods

Tourism and education ministers quit after flooding kills 21 people, most of whom were school children and teachers.

Jordan: King Abdullah II accepts resignations over deadly floods

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UN aid trucks reach remote refugee camp in Syria

A convoy carrying much-needed assistance for thousands of refugees arrived at a camp near Jordan border.

UN aid trucks reach remote refugee camp in Syria

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Jordan floods death toll reaches 21, mostly children

Search and rescue efforts continue in the Dead Sea area after flash floods swept away scores of people on Thursday.

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Schoolchildren among 19 dead in Jordan flash floods

At least 19 people, mostly children, killed when rains swept away a group of teachers and students touring the Dead Sea.

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Jordan's former counter-terror chief shot dead

The government says it has arrested a man in connection with the killing of ex-senior intelligence officer in Madaba.

Jordan's former counterterror chief Habis al-Hanini shot dead

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King says Jordan to reclaim land held by Israel under 1994 deal

King Abdullah II says Amman will terminate parts of peace treaty which allowed Israeli farmers to use Jordanian land.

King says Jordan to reclaim land held by Israel under 1994 deal

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Jordan protesters call for political reform

The 'National Follow-Up Committee' wants King Abdullah II to enact reform and reduce his own personal powers.

Jordan protesters call for political reform

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Why are Arab leaders silent over Khashoggi's disappearance?

Arab leaders remain deafeningly silent on the case of Khashoggi's disappearance.

Why are Arab leaders silent over Khashoggi's disappearance?

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Jordan and Syria to reopen border

Passage 'vital to trade' between Jordan and Syria will reopen on Monday for first time in three years, say officials.

Jordan and Syria agree to reopen Naseeb border crossing

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Jordan PM reshuffles cabinet as IMF reforms come into focus

Omar al-Razzaz, a former World Bank economist, looks to revive stagnant economic growth and cut public expenditure.

Jordan PM reshuffles cabinet as IMF reforms come into focus

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Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, UAE to give Jordan financial support deal

Gulf Arab nations will on Thursday sign an agreement to provide credit guarantees and grants to Jordan.

Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, UAE to give Jordan financial support deal

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Saudi Arabia bars Palestinians in Jordan from Umrah and Hajj

Umrah and Hajj tour agents say Riyadh has stopped issuing visas to Palestinians who hold temporary Jordanian passports.

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Jordan's new tax-reform proposal faces strong criticism

Opposition to new proposal grows amid claims that the government has done nothing to tackle corruption.

Jordan's new tax-reform proposal faces strong criticism

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Jordan: Attackers who killed police support ISIL

Interior minister says Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant supporters had planned more attacks on civilians and police.

Jordan: Four security officers killed after storming building