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Surprising visit came ahead of two top US officials’ meetings with regional leaders, trying to pass Trump’s peace deal between Palestine, Israel
Jordan has been rocked by large protests over price hikes, income tax bill
King Abdullah awards Al-Sisi Medal of King Abdulaziz
The White House waited until Monday to confirm that Obama would indeed add an unexpected stop in Saudi Arabia onto a previously announced tour of the Netherlands, Brussels and Vatican City in March.
King Abdullah of Jordan receives Egypt’s interim president and his delegation in Amman on Tuesday
Luxor’s main square has received a new name
Interim president responds to Saudi King’s speech and promises to achieve the best for the Arab region
By: Rasheed Hammouda As the Gulf’s major players compete to be crowned the region’s finance king, Egypt may end up benefitting from being left out of the race entirely The race to be MENA’s top financial hub has been heating up over the past few years, a race that Cairo has been noticeably absent from. …
Bashar Abo Zaid was accused of tapping Egyptian communications for the Mossad
In an interview with The Atlantic, King Abdullah II of Jordan said Morsi had ‘no depth’
Council of Arab Ministers of Interior holds its 30th conference to discuss combating terrorism and drugs
Kerry stressed that there was no question of arming the Syrian opposition, even as his Saudi counterpart Prince Saud al-Faisal insisted on the right of Syrians to self-defence.
Abdullah’s decrees marked a breakthrough in the conservative kingdom that imposes stringent restrictions on females, who are banned from driving and denied the right to travel without male consent.
30 women appointed to the previously all-male consultative Shura Council marking a historic first
During the summit Saudi King calls for Muslim leaders to unite and proposes a centre for dialogue between Islamic sects
Remittances, trade, and investment at the heart of discussion between the two states despite the specter of political friction
Jordanian King specifically mentioned the Brotherhood and its political wing to “participate in the legislative elections to reach parliamentary governments.”
By Paul Handley / AFP RIYADH: Abdullah bin Abdul Aziz was 81 when he rose to the Saudi throne in 2005, but moved like a reformer decades younger to unleash his kingdom from oil dependency and hardline Islamic clerics and propel it into the 21st century. Tapping deeply into Saudi Arabia’s massive oil wealth, Abdullah launched …