Yemen’s Houthi Ansarullah movement and the Saudi-backed former government have commenced fresh talks in Jordan, two days after Houthi forces unilaterally began withdrawing from three key ports in the western province of Hudaydah in line with a UN-brokered agreement the warring sides reached last year.
Jordanian Foreign Minister Ayman Safadi says his country’s military forces will neither take over nor control a US-run military base in southern Syria after American troops withdraw from the war-battered Arab country.
Jordan has lashed out at Israel for opening a new international airport close to the Red Sea and a few kilometers from the Jordanian border, denouncing the measure as a threat to the kingdom's airspace and territorial integrity.
Jordan’s Professional Unions Association has decided to place the Israeli flag in the entrances to all its buildings, following Tel Aviv’s protest at photos of a Jordanian minister stepping on the regime’s flag.
The border crossing between Syria and Jordan opened to people and goods on Monday after being closed for three years, reopening a route that used to carry billions of dollars of trade for countries across the region.
Syria and Jordan say they have reached an agreement to reopen a key border crossing between the two Middle Eastern countries, three years after the vital commercial lifeline fell to foreign-backed militant groups from the Syrian side and the traffic was suspended.
Set atop a mosque in the south of Jordan's capital, dozens of shimmering solar panels reflect a growing trend in the resource-poor desert kingdom as it tries combat its heavy reliance on imported energy.