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Syria and Jordan reopen border crossing

The border crossing between Jordan and Syria officially opened to civilians and trade today after being closed for three years. The Nassib crossing opened an 8 a.m., a border official at the Jaber checkpoint on the Jordanian side …

Jordan to reopen border with Syria

Jordan intends to reopen its border with Syria once the technical details of such a move are worked out, Jordanian Foreign Minister Ayman Safadi said on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly. "In …

Israel evacuates 800 White Helmets from Syria to Jordan

Israel has evacuated 800 White Helmets rescuers and their families from Syria to Jordan overnight at the request of the United States and European countries, Al Jazeera reported. On Twitter, the Israeli military said it had …

Iraq's energy sector needs political deal

Approval of plans to expand Iraq’s oil output and export capacity awaits the formation of a new cabinet, following May’s inconclusive election results. As Petroleum Economist writes in an article " …

Jordan supports Azerbaijan's territorial integrity

Jordan fully supports Azerbaijan’s position on the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict, Jordanian Foreign Minister Ayman Safadi said at the meeting with Azerbaijan's Economy Minister Shahin Mustafayev, who is on …

US to provide Jordan with $6 billion aid

The United States will commit at least $6 billion to boost Jordan’s security, increasing its aid to a key ally in the tumultuous Middle East, Jordan's Foreign Minister Ayman al-Safadi said at the joint press …

Jordan arrests 17 people in foiled ISIS attack plot

Jordan said that it had foiled an ISIS plot that included plans for a series of attacks last November on security installations, shopping malls and moderate religious figures, state media reported. State news agency Petra sid the …

Astana holding 8th round of talks on Syrian settlement

Delegations from Russia, Turkey and Iran are holding consultations during the eighth round of talks on the Syrian settlement in Astana, the media reports. The eighth round of talks will take place on December 21-22. Bilateral and …