September 25, 2023

Saudi Arabia, Jordan condemn Israeli settler provocations at Al-Aqsa Mosque

Saudi Arabia's new ambassador to the West Bank has spoken out over the clashes that broke out over the weekend as hundreds of Jewish settlers stormed Al-Aqsa Mosque in Jerusalem.
September 24, 2023

Red Sea corals threatened by mystery sea urchin deaths

The Red Sea's spectacular coral reefs face a new threat, marine biologists warn -- the mass death of sea urchins that may be caused by a mystery disease.Because the long-spined creatures feed on algae that can suffocate corals, their die-off could "destroy our entire coral reef ecosystem", warned scientist Lisa-Maria Schmidt.In Israel's Red Sea resort of Eilat, which borders Jordan and Egypt, Schmidt recalled the moment she and her colleagues first witnessed the population collapse.
September 23, 2023

Jordan's King Abdullah: You can’t parachute over Palestine to make peace with Israel

At the inaugural Al-Monitor/Semafor Middle East Global Summit, King Abdullah II emphasizes the centrality of the Palestinian issue; Iraqi PM Mohammed Shia Al-Sudani describes vision for natural gas; and more excerpts and coverage of summit. 
September 20, 2023

Al-Monitor/Semafor summit: Jordan’s King Abdullah II laments Syrian drug crisis, Iran’s regional role

The monarch also addressed the refugee crisis, the importance of Israeli-Palestinian peace and other regional issues at the Al-Monitor/Semafor Middle East Global Summit.
September 20, 2023

Live blog: Al-Monitor/Semafor Middle East Global Summit

NEW YORK — The Al-Monitor & Semafor inaugural Middle East Global Summit on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly meetings on Wednesday is bringing together the region’s leaders, newsmakers and business heads, including the King of Jordan and the prime ministers of Iraq and Lebanon, to discuss the Middle East’s transformation and global impact.Here are live updates from the event in New York City.
September 13, 2023

The Rough Guide to Jordan: Teller, Matthew: 9781858287409: Books

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September 10, 2023

Palestinian water woes highlight dashed hopes of Oslo Accords

Thirty years after the landmark Oslo Accords, Palestinian hopes for statehood seem as remote as ever and popular frustration is rife -- nowhere more than over access to water.The Israeli-Palestinian dispute centres on land but also on the water resources that sustain life in the sun-parched land between the Mediterranean Sea and the Jordan river.Hopes for peace were high when then-Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat shook hands with Israeli premier Yitzhak Rabin on the White House lawn on September 13, 1993, watched by US president Bill Clinton.
September 7, 2023

Morocco's senate head postpones historic trip to Israel due to illness

President of the Moroccan Senate Enaam Mayara was forced to delay his historic visit to Israel after falling ill in Jordan.
September 5, 2023

Jordan downs drone carrying drugs from Syria in 9th incident this year

The incident is the ninth this year as Jordan battles increasing drug smuggling attempts from neighboring Syria.
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