All Articles on Jordan

Shortly before April’s election, the Trump administration offered Netanyahu a campaign fillip by recognising Israel’s illegal annexation of the Golan Heights, territory Israel seized from Syria in 1967. (Photo: Mark A. Wilson) Views
Forget Trump’s 'Deal of the Century.' Israel Was Always on Course to Annexation
Ultimately, Israel wants the Palestinians gone entirely, squeezed out into neighbouring Arab states, such as Egypt and Jordan
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Syrian refugees are seen outside their makeshift tents at an agricultural field where they set camp in Saadnayel in the Lebanese Bekaa valley on December 12, 2012. News
'Brink of Catastrophe' as Trump Muslim Ban Keeps Refugees in Limbo
"These are families who put their trust in the United States at their most desperate hour."
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Amnesty International Marks Nakba Day With Palestinian Refugees' Testimonies Detailing 'Seven Decades of Misery'
"There can be no lasting solution to the Palestinian refugee crisis until Israel respects Palestinian refugees' right to return."
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Trump’s Middle East Apology Tour
Trump's version of making up with Muslims apparently involves selling $110 billion worth of arms to the most reactionary Muslim country on the planet.
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Experts Slam Surprise US "Electronics Ban" on Flights from Muslim-Majority Countries
'It is strange that this electronics ban is about security, but includes no countries on the #MuslimBan, which was also about security,' wrote ThinkProgress editor Adrienne Mahsa
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Investigation on Black Market Fate of CIA Weapons Raises New Questions
New investigation from New York Times and Al Jazeera implicates Jordan, but omits key details
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The Jordanian Arms Theft Story
The NYT has a blockbuster story reporting that Jordanian officers have been stealing weapons “shipped into Jordan” by CIA, and selling them on the black market. Some of these weapons were used to kill two American contractors at a training facility in November. Weapons shipped into Jordan by the...
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Syria Continues to Bleed While the Middle East Closes its Doors
Host states impose greater restrictions on refugees’ rights at least partly because Western states aren’t fulfilling their responsibilities.
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How to End the Civil War in Syria
It won’t be easy, but there are concrete measures we can take right now to relieve the agony.
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The Media Misses the Point on ‘Proxy War’
Yemen is a Saudi war of aggression, while Syria and Libya are the result of a dangerous Gulf-led strategy of backing groups of sectarian fighters
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