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Turkish army expands deployment in Syria's northwest: Rebels

Turkish army expands deployment in Syria's northwest: Rebels

The Turkish army is expanding its deployment in northwest Syria with the goal of encircling a Kurdish enclave and reining in Russian strikes in the Idlib border province under a deal to reduce clashes, rebels and witnesses said on Sunday.

Oct 15, 2017, 12:52 PM IST

US reached decision on Afghan strategy after 'rigorous' debate: Jim Mattis

Mattis arrived in Jordan Sunday on the first day of a five-day swing through the Middle East and Eastern Europe. In Jordan he will meet with King Abdullah on regional security matters.

Aug 20, 2017, 23:24 PM IST
Two Jordanians die in shooting at Israeli embassy in Amman: Security source

Two Jordanians die in shooting at Israeli embassy in Amman: Security source

Two Jordanians died from wounds inflicted during a shooting on Sunday in the compound of the heavily-guarded Israeli embassy that also wounded an Israeli, police and a security source said. Police said earlier that the two Jordanians worked for a furniture firm and entered the embassy compound before the shooting to do repairs. Police did not identify the wounded Israeli, and few other details were immediately available. 

Jul 24, 2017, 08:11 AM IST

Jordanian killed, Israeli wounded at Amman embassy 'incident'

On Friday, thousands of Jordanians took to the streets of Amman after the weekly prayer to denounce the Israeli measures at the Haram al-Sharif mosque compound, known to Jews as Temple Mount.

Jul 23, 2017, 23:47 PM IST

United States laptop ban lifted on Royal Jordanian

Royal Jordanian operates 16 weekly non-stop flights to three US cities: daily flights to Chicago and New York, and two weekly flights to Detroit.

 

Jul 10, 2017, 09:28 AM IST

Jordan summons Iran envoy over comments on king

Jordan summoned Iran`s ambassador to Amman at the weekend, the foreign ministry said, after an Iranian official slammed comments by King Abdullah in an American newspaper as "silly and careless".

Apr 10, 2017, 15:45 PM IST

Assad allies say US attack on Syria air base crosses 'red lines'

A joint command centre made up of the forces of Russia, Iran and militias supporting Syrian President Bashar al-Assad on Sunday said the U.S. strike on a Syrian air base on Friday crossed "red lines" and it would respond to any new aggression and increase its support for its ally.

Apr 10, 2017, 09:16 AM IST
Britain's May begins Mideast trip focused on security, trade

Britain's May begins Mideast trip focused on security, trade

British Prime Minister Theresa May landed in Amman today for a three-day trip to Jordan and Saudi Arabia focused on security and post-Brexit trade efforts.

Apr 03, 2017, 22:57 PM IST

US backed forces storm IS-held Tabqa military airport in northern Syria: Spokesman

Amman: A United States-backed alliance of militias fighting Islamic State have stormed the Tabqa military airport held by militants, a Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) spokesman said on Sunday.

Mar 26, 2017, 23:56 PM IST

Jordan hangs 15 convicts at dawn, most in years: Minister

Jordan hanged 15 death row prisoners at dawn on Saturday.

Mar 04, 2017, 12:41 PM IST