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Suleiman Al-Khalidi

Jordan ex-royal court chief faces trial over alleged monarchy plot

Jun 13 2021

AMMAN (Reuters) -Jordan's military court will start the trial next week of a former royal court chief and a minor royal on charges of agitating to destabilise the monarchy, state media said on Sunday.

Jordan ex-royal court chief faces trial over alleged monarchy plot

Jun 13 2021

AMMAN (Reuters) -Jordan's military court will start the trial next week of a former royal court chief and a minor royal on charges of agitating to destabilise the monarchy, state media said on Sunday.

Jordanian ICU ward COVID-19 survivor recalls nightmare struggle

Jun 04 2021

AMMAN Jordanian COVID-19 survivor Abdullah Bashiti still suffers disturbing flashbacks from his time in intensive care.

Jordan refers ex-royal chief to security court over alleged foreign-linked conspiracy

Jun 02 2021

AMMAN Jordanian prosecutors on Wednesday referred the case of a former top confidant of King Abdullah and a minor royal to the state security court over accusations of conspiring to destabilise the country, state media said on Wednesday.

Eight killed in protests against Kurdish-led forces in northern Syrian city

Jun 01 2021

AMMAN At least eight people were killed and scores injured on Tuesday when U.S. backed Kurdish-led forces fired live rounds to disperse Arab tribal protests against their rule in the Syrian city of Manbij, according to security and medical sources and residents.

Syria opposition leader says Assad election to worsen country's plight

May 27 2021

AMMAN A "sham" election designed to prolong President Bashar al-Assad's grip on Syria shows that only international pressure for a U.N.-backed peace plan can pave the way for democratic rule, a Damascus-based secular opposition leader said.

Syria's Assad votes in former rebel town, site of chemical attack

May 26 2021

AMMAN (Reuters) -Syrian President Bashar al-Assad voted on Wednesday in an election certain to extend his rule over a country ruined by war, casting his ballot in an ex-rebel bastion where a suspected chemical weapons attack in 2018 prompted Western air strikes.

Syria's election holds few surprises after years of war

May 25 2021

AMMAN (Reuters) -Campaign posters for Bashar al-Assad line the streets of Damascus, alongside those for two obscure rivals, but no one really doubts that Wednesday's election will extend his presidency despite 10 years of war that has left Syria in ruins.

Jordan's king says diplomacy under way to halt Israel's military campaign

May 16 2021

AMMAN Jordan's King Abdullah said on Sunday that his kingdom was involved in intensive diplomacy to halt what he characterised as an Israeli military escalation in the worst Israeli-Palestinian violence in years.

Jordan's king says diplomacy under way to halt Israel's military campaign

May 16 2021

AMMAN (Reuters) -Jordan's King Abdullah said on Sunday that his kingdom was involved in intensive diplomacy to halt what he characterised as an Israeli military escalation in the worst Israeli-Palestinian violence in years.

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