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Jordan: Two officials face trial over plot against king

June 13, 2021 9:52 pm

Sharif Hassan Zaid and Bassem Awadallah were arrested in early April over an alleged plot against King Abdullah. The pair will stand trial accused of agitating to destabilize the monarchy.

Jordan warns Israel against 'barbaric' attacks on mosque

May 10, 2021 8:23 am

Frictions have mounted in Jerusalem and the occupied West Bank, with nightly clashes in East Jerusalem's Sheikh Jarrah — a neighbourhood where numerous Palestinian families face eviction.

Tremors across Jordan as Trump Mideast peace plan revives old fears

June 14, 2019 5:33 pm

U.S. President Donald Trump's long-promised "Deal of the Century" to resolve the conflict is still secret, though leaked details suggest it dumps the idea of a full Palestinian state in favour of limited self-rule in part of the Occupied Territories, which would undermine Palestinians' right to return.

India, Jordan agree: Need joint effort to fight terrorism

October 11, 2015 10:40 am

During the talks, King Abdullah said Jordan supported India’s bid for permanent membership of the Security Council.

Obama to skip Agra visit, fly to Saudi: sources

January 24, 2015 2:22 pm

According to sources, Obama will fly to Saudi Arabia following the death of King Abdullah.

‘National mourning’ for dead Saudi King

January 24, 2015 12:48 am

India had also declared national mourning in 2005 when his predecessor Saudi King Fahd died.

Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah dies at 90, Prince Salman to succeed

January 24, 2015 12:58 am

Prince Muqrin, a former head of intelligence in Saudi Arabia and half-brother to both Salman and Abdullah, was announced as the crown prince

The Great Game Folio: Saudi succession

January 07, 2015 9:23 am

Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah has been described by many as the “custodian of the world’s oil prices.”

Saudi king labels Israeli offensive in Gaza a 'war crime against humanity'

August 01, 2014 6:50 pm

Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah criticised international inaction against Israel's offensive in Gaza.

US seeks regional support to resolve Iraq political chaos

July 03, 2014 11:24 am

The White House said Joe Biden and Osama al-Nujaifi agreed on the importance of Iraqis.