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By Editorial - Sep 28,2019
Talk of President Donald Trump’s impeachment has picked up steam lately in the wake of the disclosure that he telephoned the president of Ukraine asking for a personal favour in the context of an aid package being negotiated with the country. What’s worse, the requested favo
By Editorial - Sep 26,2019
During His Majesty King Abdullah’s interview with NBC News Chief Foreign Affairs Correspondent Andrea Mitchell for US cable TV news network MSNBC in New York on the eve of the King’s address at the UN General Assembly’s 74th session on Tuesday, the King dealt with many issues and
By Editorial - Sep 25,2019
His Majesty King Abdullah delivered Jordan’s address at the 74th session of the UN General Assembly (GA) on day one of the session, when the seats are full and the audience is most attentive. The King’s first words were about the role and importance of the annual GA meetings
By Editorial - Sep 24,2019
His Majesty King Abdullah has held a tripartite summit in New York with Egyptian President Abdel Fattah Sisi and Iraqi President Burham Saleh with a view towards consolidating relations between the three Arab countries at a time when the region is witnessing an unusually high lev
By Editorial - Sep 23,2019
Prime Minister Omar Razzaz has had to contend with two unavoidable and intractable crises not of his making: One at the start of his tenure, and now another one a year later. The first was, of course, the death of scores of schoolchildren in a flash flood while on an outing
By Editorial - Sep 22,2019
US President Donald Trump has approved the dispatch of US troops to Saudi Arabia to bolster its air and missile defence.
By Editorial - Sep 21,2019
While US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo described the recent drone and missile attack allegedly by Iran on major oil facilities in Saudi Arabia an "act of war", President Donald Trump stopped short of endorsing this description, presumably to keep all his options open.  
By Editorial - Sep 19,2019
His Majesty King Abdullah’s visit to Berlin on Tuesday for talks with German president Frank-Walter Steinmeir and Chancellor Angela Merkel was a special occasion to discuss urgent issues facing the Middle East, especially on the Palestinian front and regarding the recent flare-up
By Editorial - Sep 18,2019
Now that the Israeli elections are over with no decisive victory gained by either Benny Gantz, the leader of the Blue and White party, or the incumbent Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, eyes are focused on which party leader will form the next government.Yet one thi
By Editorial - Sep 17,2019
Israelis went to the polls on Tuesday to settle a score about the political future of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu after he failed to form a government in the wake of the last elections held only five months ago.Netanyahu never stopped raising the stakes durin



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