Kerry to meet in Egypt with Palestinian leader, Jordan king: US

US Secretary of State John Kerry will meet Palestinian leader Mahmud Abbas and Jordan`s King Abdullah II on the sidelines of economic talks in Egypt on Friday, US officials said.

Will press ahead with reforms: Jordan King

Jordan`s King Abdullah II says he will press ahead with a wide-ranging package of reforms.

Jordan`s King inaugurates new Parliament

Jordan`s King has inaugurated the kingdom`s newly elected Parliament with a pledge to press ahead with democratisation.