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Suicide bomber kills nine in western Iraq: Officers

Army forces were able to kill three suicide bombers after trapping them in a house in the Martyrs neighbourhood by detonating their belts with gunfire.

Syrian Army and allies step up bombing of rebels in Deraa city

Syrian Army and allies step up bombing of rebels in Deraa city

The Syrian government`s strategic goal is to open a direct route from Damascus to the Jordanian border.

How the 1967 Arab-Israeli war began

The Arab-Israeli Six-Day War erupted early on Monday, June 5, 1967, a morning that saw heavy Israeli bombing of Egyptian air bases near Cairo and in the Suez desert.

Car bomb hits camp for displaced Syrians near Jordan border: Monitor

A car bomb exploded in Syria's sprawling Rukban refugee camp near the border with Jordan on Wednesday causing injuries, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights and two rebel sources said.

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".

Suicide bombing rocks refugee camp in Syria

A suicide bombing rocked a refugee camp inside the Syrian territories near the Jordanian borders on Saturday, activities said.

Syrian refugee regional plan remains 91% underfunded: UN

Two UN organisations on Tuesday warned of low funding for their ongoing support operations for Syrian refugees.

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.

Over 5 million Syrians have fled homeland

More than five million people have fled Syria`s civil war to neighbouring countries, according to data from the UN refugee agency UNHCR and the government of Turkey.

Jordan's King Abdullah says two-state solution basis of Middle East peace

Jordan's King Abdullah says two-state solution basis of Middle East peace

Jordan`s King Abdullah said peace would not be attained in the Middle East without the creation of a Palestinian state under a two-state solution that would be the basis of a comprehensive Arab-Israeli peace deal.

Saudi, Jordan sign deal on USD 3 billion in Jordan investments

Jordan's state media say public and private sector officials from Saudi Arabia and Jordan have signed 15 economic agreements, including establishing a joint fund that will launch an estimated USD 3 billion worth of investments in Jordan.

UK issues laptop, tablet flight ban for six countries including Saudi Arabia, Turkey

UK issues laptop, tablet flight ban for six countries including Saudi Arabia, Turkey

Britain tightened airline security on flights from Turkey, the Middle East and North Africa on Tuesday, banning laptops and tablet computers from the plane cabin following a US security warning.

Jordan says executes 15, with 10 for terrorism convictions

Jordan executed 15 people on Saturday, including 10 convicted on terrorism charges ranging from an attack a decade ago on Western tourists to the slaying of a writer in the largest mass execution in the country`s recent history.

Jordan says executes 15 people, 10 for terrorism convictions

Jordan executed 15 people on Saturday including 10 convicted on terrorism charges, government spokesman Mohammad al Momani said on Saturday.

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

Jordan hanged 15 death row prisoners at dawn on Saturday.

IS attack kills 15 Iraq border guards near Jordan: officials

The Islamic State group carried out an attack on an Iraqi border guard position near Jordan on Friday, killing at least 15 guards, officials said.

Shah Rukh Khan starrer 'Raees' to release in Egypt and Jordan!

Shah Rukh Khan starrer 'Raees' to release in Egypt and Jordan!

After creating a storm at the box office windows in India, superstar Shah Rukh Khan's 'Raees' is set to entice the audiences in Egypt and Jorden. The romantic hero has donned a gangster avatar in Rahul Dholakia's venture. 

United Nation seeks nearly $5 bn for Syria refugees

UN agencies and aid groups appealed on Tuesday for $4.63 billion (4.31 billion euros) in 2017 to help Syrians who have fled their country`s war and sought refuge in neighbouring countries.

Gunmen kill 10, including Canadian, in attacks on police

Gunmen assaulted Jordanian police in a series of attacks, including at a Crusader castle popular with tourists, killing seven officers, two local civilians and a woman visiting from Canada, officials said.

Canadian tourist among seven dead in Jordan attacks

Canadian tourist among seven dead in Jordan attacks

Jordan's general security department said four policemen, a female Canadian tourist and two Jordanian civilians were killed in a series of shootings. Several others were reported wounded.