AMMAN The Syrian army, aided by Russian warplanes, attacked rebel-held towns in northwestern Syria on Wednesday in the most extensive bombardment in months against the last remaining rebel bastion in the country, rebels, rescuers and residents said.
Two dozen businessmen, a customs chief and an ex-minister went on trial for tax evasion and bribery at Jordan's state security court on Tuesday in the country's most high profile corruption case in years.
March 12 Two dozen businessmen, a customs chief
and an ex-minister went on trial for tax evasion and bribery at
Jordan's state security court on Tuesday in the country's most
high profile corruption case in years.
AMMAN Hundreds of Syrians in the southern city of Deraa protested on Sunday at the erection of a new statue of President Bashar al-Assad's late father, nearly eight years after the original was toppled at the outbreak of Syria's civil war.
Jihadist insurgents launched attacks against Syrian army posts in northwestern Syria on Sunday, which they said killed at least 25 soldiers and injured others to avenge civilian casualties during a recent escalation of army shelling.
AMMAN Jordan's Prime Minister Omar al Razzaz said his country's economy has begun to strengthen less than a year after embarking on tough fiscal reforms needed to bring down debt crucial to spur growth hit by conflict in the region.
AMMAN Syrian President Bashar al Assad made his first public visit to his closest regional ally Iran since the start of Syria's war in 2011, meeting Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei in Tehran on Monday and championing their alliance, state media reported. | Video
AMMAN Russian military police and Syrian troops have blockaded food and goods supply routes to the Rukban refugee camp in Syria in a bid to force thousands of desperate residents to leave the U.S.-protected area near a Pentagon-run base, camp residents and rebels said on Wednesday.
AMMAN Jordan's Prime Minister Omar al-Razzaz appealed on Wednesday to major donors to continue multi-billion dollar funding for Syrian refugees in the kingdom, saying most of those who had fled the eight-year conflict had no intention of returning any time soon.
AMMAN Talks on a U.N.-sponsored prisoner swap in Yemen's war could drag on for months if the Saudi-backed government denies the existence of thousands of Houthi fighters in captivity, the Iranian-aligned Houthis said on Thursday.