The British government promised sweeping changes to the system for dealing with convicted terrorists released from prison after a man stabbed two people in a busy south London street on Sunday.
Jordan officially said it won’t renew the 25-year old agreement that granted Israel private land use in Jordan’s al Baqura and Ghamr amid friction between the two countries.
The Trump administration is expected to unveil its 'Deal of the Century', a deal that most in the region view as a normalisation of Israeli occupation and nothing else.
As they commemorate the Nakba, or 'catastrophe', Palestinians see the UNRWA as a vital ingredient in the struggle for freedom, justice and equality.
Not willing to abandon hope, Lara Shahin empowered herself and fellow Syrian refugee women through a new business initiative of selling handmade soaps and a variety of handicrafts.
Negotiations in Jordan will attempt to verify names of about 15,000 prisoners to be exchanged by both sides, some of whom include Saudis and other nationals fighting on the Aden government's side.
Jordan has a high public debt and has taken in millions of refugees from conflicts in the region.
The exchange of detainees from both Houthi rebels and government forces was agreed in principle as a confidence-building measure ahead of peace talks in Sweden last month.
Since the border crossing between Jordan and Syria reopened last October, Amman has been taking steps to normalise relations with the Damascus regime.
A bus with 37 schoolchildren and seven teachers had been on a trip to a resort area when raging floodwaters swept them into a valley.
General strike paralyses operations of UN’s cash-strapped Palestinian refugee agency, UNRWA. The agency faces a shortfall of more than $200 million after the US slashed funding earlier this year.
Police raid buildings west of the capital of Amman in search for suspects in an explosion a day earlier in which a policeman was killed. Government spokeswoman Jumana Ghuneimat says three suspects were arrested and searches continued for others.
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