AMMAN Jordan said on Sunday it would not extend the 25-year deal that allows Israel to use two tracts of territory along its border just as Israel said it was still planning to negotiate an extension.
AMMAN The Syrian government has given approval for the United Nations to deliver aid next week to thousands of civilians stranded on the Jordanian-Syrian border and threatened with starvation, aid workers and camp officials said on Wednesday.
JABER, Jordan/BEIRUT The border crossing between Jordan and Syria opened to people and goods on Monday after being closed for three years, reopening a route that used to carry billions of dollars of trade for countries across the region.
AMMAN Jordanian Prime Minister Omar al-Razzaz announced a cabinet reshuffle on Thursday as the government looks to push through reforms intended to revive stagnant economic growth and cut public expenditure.
AMMAN Thousands of Syrians stranded on Jordan's border with Syria are running out of food as routes leading to their camp are closed by the Syrian army and Jordan is blocking aid deliveries, relief workers and refugees said on Thursday.
AMMAN Jordan said on Tuesday more talks with Syria were needed before an important border crossing shut for three years as a result of its neighbor's war could reopen to serve regional trade.
AMMAN Gulf states have deposited over $1 billion in Jordan's central bank as part of a $2.5 bln package to shore up the kingdom's struggling economy.
AMMAN Rebels in northern Syria who have rejected plans for joint Russian-Turkish patrols of a demilitarized zone said on Tuesday that Ankara had assured them no Russian forces would patrol the area.
AMMAN, Sept 25 Jordan's cabinet on Tuesday sent
to parliament an IMF-backed draft tax bill, a main plank of
austerity measures to ease rising public debt, an issue that
caused street protests last summer, officials said.
AMMAN Syrian rebels said on Thursday they have growing confidence that their jihadist rivals will comply with a requirement to leave a demilitarized buffer zone set up by Turkey and Russia to avert a Russian-backed Syrian army offensive.