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Suleiman Al-Khalidi

Syrian rebels say Moscow deploys ground forces in Idlib campaign

18 Jul 2019

AMMAN Russia has sent special forces in recent days to fight alongside Syrian army troops in northwestern Syria where they have been struggling for more than two months to seize the last opposition bastion, senior rebel commanders said.

Jordan names new envoy to Qatar, two years after downgrading ties

16 Jul 2019

AMMAN Jordan appointed a new ambassador to Qatar on Tuesday, a step toward restoring normal relations two years after Amman withdrew its ambassador in solidarity with Gulf Arab allies who severed ties with Doha.

Assad hits a wall in Syrian war as front lines harden

10 Jul 2019

BEIRUT/AMMAN President Bashar al-Assad's assault in the northwest has been met with a painful rebel counterpunch that underlines Turkish resolve to keep the area out of his hands and shows why he will struggle to take back more of Syria by force.

Russian-led assault in Syria leaves over 500 civilians dead: rights groups, rescuers

07 Jul 2019

AMMAN At least 544 civilians have been killed and over 2,000 people injured since a Russian-led assault on the last rebel bastion in northwestern Syria began two months ago, rights groups and rescuers said on Saturday. | Video

Palestinian refugees say Trump cannot bury right of return

25 Jun 2019

BAQAA CAMP, Jordan A U.S. Middle East peace plan is stirring anger and apprehension in Palestinian refugee camps around the region by raising the prospect that a long-cherished dream of returning to former homes in what is now Israel will be forever crushed.

Palestinian refugees say Trump cannot bury right of return

25 Jun 2019

BAQAA CAMP, Jordan A U.S. Middle East peace plan is stirring anger and apprehension in Palestinian refugee camps around the region by raising the prospect that a long-cherished dream of returning to former homes in what is now Israel will be forever crushed.

Kushner's economic plan for Mideast peace faces broad Arab rejection

24 Jun 2019

RIYADH/AMMAN/CAIRO Arab politicians and commentators greeted U.S. President Donald Trump's $50 billion Middle East economic vision with a mixture of derision and exasperation, although some in the Gulf called for it to be given a chance.

Hundreds of Jordanian Islamists protest against Trump peace plan

21 Jun 2019

AMMAN Hundreds of Jordanian Islamists marched in the capital on Friday to denounce Washington's peace plan to end the Arab-Israeli conflict and demand their government boycott a conference in Bahrain next week that will examine the project.

Palestinian finances near collapse as cuts deepen - monetary chief

19 Jun 2019

AMMAN Palestinian finances are on the brink of ruin after the suspension of hundreds of millions of dollars of U.S. aid, the head of the Palestine Monetary Authority (PMA) said on Tuesday.

INTERVIEW-Palestinian finances near collapse as cuts deepen -monetary chief

18 Jun 2019

AMMAN, June 18 Palestinian finances are on the brink of ruin after the suspension of hundreds of millions of dollars of U.S. aid, the head of the Palestine Monetary Authority (PMA) said on Tuesday.

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