Jordan King Abdullah. (AFP/File Photo)
October 21, 2018 - 12:15 GMT
Jordan will terminate the annexes of Baquoura and Ghumar in the Jordanian-peace treaty, according to a tweet by His Majesty King Abdullah.
A member of the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF). (AFP/File Photo)
October 21, 2018 - 09:37 GMT
Dozens of ISIS terrorists were killed on Saturday in a US-backed coalition strikes in eastern Syria, said the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights.
Disabled Palestinian Saber al Ashqar, aged 29, uses a slingshot to throw stones at Israeli forces during a demonstration near the border with Israel, east of Gaza City, on October 19, 2018. (MAHMUD HAMS / AFP)
October 21, 2018 - 08:29 GMT
At least 130 Palestinians were injured with live Israeli ammunition, tear-gas suffocation and in airstrikes during Gaza protests.
Protests in Jordan to call for taking back Baqoura, Ghumar Lands from Israel. (Twitter)
October 21, 2018 - 08:25 GMT
Gov’t pressured to take action on Baqoura, Ghumar lands
Syrian rebels in the Idlib province have formed the National Liberation Front, (AFP/File)
October 20, 2018 - 19:42 GMT
Syrian regime forces and pro-Assad foreign terrorists shelled several districts in the Idlib de-escalation zone on Friday in violation of the Sept. 17 Sochi agreement between Turkey and Russia.
Syria's bitter civil war has claimed the lives of more than 250,000 people since the start of the conflict in March 2011 (AFP Photo/Mohammed Eyad)
October 18, 2018 - 13:11 GMT
A Russian-Turkish deal for a buffer zone around Syria's last opposition stronghold was a "major step" that has "frozen" the country's devastating seven-year war, a US envoy said Wednesday.
Jordan's King Abdullah II is restructuring his country's military. (AFP/File)
October 18, 2018 - 09:29 GMT
King Abdullah on Wednesday ordered an overall evaluation of the decentralisation plan to “enhance the advantages and overcome the obstacles” facing the provincial councils elected under this project, a Royal Court statement said.
A Turkish police barrier placed behind the Saudi consulate in Istanbul on October 11, 2018. (AFP/File)
October 15, 2018 - 13:20 GMT
Turkish officials will be allowed to search the Saudi Arabian consulate in Istanbul where journalist Jamal Khashoggi went missing and, according to investigators, was killed and dismembered.
Bulldozers clear land for a new settlement in the West Bank village of Wadi Fukin. ( AFP/File)
October 15, 2018 - 13:06 GMT
Israeli settlers chopped down more than 100 olive trees in the al-Mughayyir village, west of the central occupied West Bank district of Ramallah.
Syrian refugees gather their belongings in the southern Lebanese village of Shebaa as they prepare to return to Syria on August 13, 2018 (AFP/Ali DIA)
October 15, 2018 - 10:15 GMT
Some 835 Syrian refugees have registered with Lebanese General Security to return to their home country Monday, a source from the security agency said.
The Syrian side of the Nasib border crossing with Jordan. (AFP/File)
October 15, 2018 - 08:24 GMT
Minister of State for Media Affairs and Government Spokesperson Jumana Ghunaimat on Sunday announced that the Jaber/Nasib border crossing between Jordan and Syria will be reopened on Monday.
Syrian rebel-fighters from the National Liberation Front (NLF) secure a tank, part of heavy weapons and equipment withdrawn yesterday from a planned buffer zone around Idlib. (OMAR HAJ KADOUR / AFP)
October 10, 2018 - 08:15 GMT
The withdrawal of heavy weapons by Syrian opposition in northwestern Idlib proves the opposition’s trust in Turkey, one of its member said on Tuesday.
An Iranian officer displays packages of seized Afghan-made drugs (AFP)
October 09, 2018 - 14:43 GMT
Iran is a hotspot in the global flow of illegal drugs, and there is a worrying growth in the involvement of Iranian and Iraqi militias in the drug trade. As sanctions tighten, the appeal of drug trafficking will increase, as will the security problems that go with it.
A child in the Syrian town of Douma in the Eastern Ghouta region near Damascus carries blankets distributed by relief workers and the United Nations on July 26, 2018 (AFP/File)
October 08, 2018 - 19:23 GMT
Tens of thousands of Syrians in areas recaptured by government troops this year remain starved of humanitarian aid, with the relief agencies helping them for years now unable to reach them.
The National Liberation Front said the withdrawal of heavy arms from the Idlib buffer zone will take several days. (AFP/File)
October 08, 2018 - 12:57 GMT
The Syrian opposition is set to complete on Monday the withdrawal of all its heavy weapons from Idlib frontlines in northwestern Syria, according to opposition sources.
 local government headquarters in the southern city of Basra, in Iraq /AFP
October 08, 2018 - 10:39 GMT
Al-Shakarchi: What are your opinions on the shutting down of the consulate in Basrah last week and what were the specific threats that led to the closing?