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AMMAN, Jordan | Floods kill 9 in Jordan, visitors seek high ground in Petra

AMMAN, Jordan— Flash floods caused by heavy rain across Jordan killed nine people Friday and forced hundreds of tourists to seek higher ground in the kingdom’s ancient city of Petra, the government spokeswoman said. About two dozen people were hurt and dozens more evacuated from their homes in several locations in the kingdom, as flood … Continue reading AMMAN, Jordan | Floods kill 9 in Jordan, visitors seek high ground in Petra

AMMAN, Jordan | Floods kill 4 in Jordan, visitors seek high ground in Petra

AMMAN, Jordan — Flash floods caused by heavy rain across Jordan killed four people Friday and forced hundreds of tourists to seek higher ground in the kingdom’s ancient city of Petra, government officials said. About two dozen people were hurt and dozens more evacuated from their homes in several locations in the kingdom, as flood … Continue reading AMMAN, Jordan | Floods kill 4 in Jordan, visitors seek high ground in Petra

United States | Under Secretary of State for Arms Control and International Security Andrea L Thompson Travels to Iceland, Estonia, Poland, and Jordan

United States – Under Secretary of State for Arms Control and International Security Andrea L Thompson will travel to Iceland, Estonia, Poland, and Jordan October 29 – November 8, 2018. In Iceland, the Under Secretary will conduct bilateral meetings in Reykjavik and will participate in the annual NATO Conference on Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD) … Continue reading United States | Under Secretary of State for Arms Control and International Security Andrea L Thompson Travels to Iceland, Estonia, Poland, and Jordan

Syria’s key border crossings with Jordan, Israel to reopen

DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Jordan and Syria have agreed to reopen a vital border crossing between the two countries, three years after the commercial lifeline fell to rebel groups and traffic was halted. Israel also said on Sunday that the Quneitra crossing with Syria will reopen on Monday to U.N. observers, four years after it … Continue reading Syria’s key border crossings with Jordan, Israel to reopen

DAMASCUS, Syria | Syria says vital border crossing with Jordan to reopen

DAMASCUS, Syria — Preparations to reopen a vital border crossing between Syria and Jordan have been completed, setting the stage for its reopening next month, Syria’s state-run news agency said Saturday. Earlier, the agency reported that the Naseeb crossing had reopened and that the flow of trucks and transit across the border had begun. But … Continue reading DAMASCUS, Syria | Syria says vital border crossing with Jordan to reopen

United States | Joint Statement on Syria

United States – The text of the following statement on Syria was released by the Governments of Egypt, France, Germany, Jordan, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, the United Kingdom, and the United States of America. Begin text: We, the Foreign Ministers of Egypt, France, Germany, Jordan, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, the United Kingdom, and … Continue reading United States | Joint Statement on Syria

United States | Assistant Secretary of State for Consular Affairs Carl Risch Travels to United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, and Jordan

United States – Assistant Secretary of State for Consular Affairs Carl Risch will travel to United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, and Jordan September 15-22 to meet with counterparts to discuss a range of consular issues, including international parental child abduction. While in the region, the Assistant Secretary also plans to review consular operations at our … Continue reading United States | Assistant Secretary of State for Consular Affairs Carl Risch Travels to United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, and Jordan