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A crackdown on pro-democracy protests is isolating Syria’s president, Bashar al-Assad, with each passing day. Syria has now been suspended from the Arab league and Jordan’s King Abdullah told a British network al-Assad should step down....
Tags: Bashar Assad, Human Rights, Politics, European Union, Syria
World NowSaudi Arabia's new Crown Prince: President Obama congratulated King Abdullah and the people of Saudi Arabia on the selection of Nayif ibn Abdulaziz as the new heir to the Saudi throne....
World NowPressure was mounting on the embattled regime of Syrian President Bashar Assad. European foreign ministers agreed to extend sanctions against Syria, and King Abdullah of Jordan called on Assad step down....
World NowTurkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan turns up the rhetorical heat on Syria's President Bashar Assad. Turkey also announces it is abandoning oil exploration plans with Syria....
World NowREPORTING FROM RAMALLAH, WEST BANK -– Jordan’s King Abdullah II arrived Monday in the West Bank for an unannounced visit, his first in more than 10 years. Jordan’s foreign minister, Nasser Joudeh, spoke at a news conference in Ramallah...
World NowYemen President Ali Abdullah Saleh signed an agreement in Saudi Arabia on Wednesday to hand over power to his vice president in a deal that leaves him immune from prosecution in the deaths of protesters....
Babylon & BeyondAfter six months of Egypt- and Tunisia-inspired protests, Jordanian pro-democracy demonstrators calling for reforms and a wider public say in politics remain persistent and show little sign of ceding their demands. Though demonstrations in Jordan have...
AMMAN, Jordan (AP) -- Jordan's King Abdullah II fired his government Tuesday in the wake of street protests and asked an ex-prime minister to form a new Cabinet, ordering him to launch immediate political reforms. The dismissal follows several large...
Tags: Marouf al-Bakhit, Jordan, Politics, Samir Rifai, Government
(Reuters) - Close U.S ally Jordan's King Abdullah on Tuesday asked his former ex-military adviser Marouf Bakhit to form a new cabinet, an official said. The official said the monarch officially accepted the resignation of Prime Minister Samir Rifai, a...
Tags: Marouf al-Bakhit, Jordan, Samir Rifai
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Saudi Arabia's state news agency says Tunisia's ousted president has arrived in the kingdom. The Saudi Press Agency cites a statement from the office of King Abdullah that says: "we have welcomed in the Saudi kingdom...
KTLA NewsLONDON, England -- Forget Willy Wonka's golden tickets. For Britain's great and good, there's only one envelope that matters -- and the British royal family has revealed that they're in the post. The marriage of Kate Middleton to England's Prince...
Well, I see that the Egyptian Tea Party is having some degree of success in the Middle East, and foreign policy experts are predicting that its tactics might spread through the entire Levant. As a big fan of massive, angry mobs wherever they might arise,...
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