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Syrian and Iraqi refugees trapped at the Greek-Macedonian borders protest demanding the opening of the borders on February 28, 2016. More than 5,000 people were trapped at the Idomeni camp after four Balkan countries announced a daily cap on migrant arrivals. Slovenia and Croatia, both EU members, and Serbia and …

U.N. Holds Emergency Meeting over 300,000 Displaced Syrians

Sweden, which holds the United Nations Security Council’s rotating presidency, and Kuwait requested an emergency, closed-door meeting at the UN Security Council on Tuesday to complain that Israel and Jordan will not accept hundreds of thousands of Syrian refugees displaced by Russian-backed bombings in southern Daraa, Syria.

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Jordan and Russia to Hold Talks Over Syria

Jordan will hold talks with Russia this week over a ceasefire in southwestern Syria and alleviating the humanitarian situation there, the Jordanian foreign minister said on Monday.

Prince William, Duke of Cambridge speaks with local National Health Service (NHS) representatives following the official handover of the newly built Defence and National Rehabilitation Centre (DNRC) at the Stanford Hall Estate on June 21, 2018 in Leeds, England. The centre will provide world-class rehabilitation facilities for members of the …

Prince William Arrives in Jordan Before Historic Israel Visit

Prince William is set to kick off an historic regional tour of the Middle East in Jordan on Sunday before travelling to Israel and the Palestinian territories for the first-ever official visit by a member of the British royal family.

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe (L) talks with Jordanian King Abdullah II at the Jordanian Royal Palace in Amman on May 1, 2018. (Photo by Khalil MAZRAAWI / AFP) (Photo credit should read KHALIL MAZRAAWI/AFP/Getty Images)

Jordan King Heads to U.S. to Discuss Peace Plan with Trump

AMMAN, Jordan — Jordan’s King Abdullah II set off for the United States on Thursday for talks with US President Donald Trump on Middle East issues including the stalled Israeli-Palestinian peace process, the palace said.

UN Palestine Jared Kushner, Nikki Haley, Jason Greenblatt Jared Kushner, left, and Jason Greenblatt, right, listen as American Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley speaks during a Security Council meeting on the situation in Palestine, Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2018 at United Nations headquarters. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)

Jared Kushner in Israel for Mideast Peace Push

US President Donald Trump’s son-in-law and adviser Jared Kushner and his special envoy Jason Greenblatt were due in Israel on Friday, the final leg of a Middle East tour aimed at promoting the US administration’s as-yet unveiled Israeli-Palestinian peace plan and securing humanitarian relief for Gaza.

A Palestinian woman hurls stones towards Israeli troops during a protest at the Gaza Strip's border with Israel, Monday, May 14, 2018. Israeli fire has killed dozens of Palestinians during mass protests along the Gaza border, marking the deadliest day of violence since a devastating 2014 cross-border war and casting …

IDF to Gazans: Don’t Be Hamas ‘Tools’

The IDF began dropping leaflets across the Gaza Strip on Thursday, urging residents “not to allow Hamas to turn you into tools for serving its narrow interests” as they prepare to stage mass border protest on Friday.

A Jordanian child holds a sign during an anti-austerity rally, on June 6, 2018 in Amman. - Jordanian unions staged a nationwide strike today over IMF-backed austerity measures including a proposed income tax law that has sparked a week of angry demonstrations. (Photo by AHMAD GHARABLI / AFP) (Photo credit …

Protesters Defiant as Jordanians Strike over Tax Bill

AMMAN, Jordan — Doctors, lawyers and teachers staged a strike across Jordan on Wednesday in protest over IMF-backed austerity measures including a proposed income tax law that have sparked a week of angry demonstrations.

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LISTEN – Klein: Time is Ripe for a Revolution in Iran

JERUSALEM — Iran’s increasing international isolation combined with recent airstrikes targeting Iranian bases in Syria, the growing frustration of the Iranian people over economic woes, and the Mossad’s “astonishing” seizure of Tehran’s secret nuclear archive have worked to demonstrate that the Iranian regime “is not that all powerful after all,” contended Breitbart Jerusalem bureau chief Aaron Klein.

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Arab Press Hails Israeli Innovation, Says Arab World Must Take Heed

TEL AVIV – A surfeit of Arabic-language newspapers have recently published articles discussing Israel’s superiority over Arab states, saying Israel’s strong democratic ethos and its willingness to prosecute its leaders is partly why it the only stable country in the region, a Middle East Media Research Institute (MEMRI) report released this week said.

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GOP and Democrats Fully Fund a Border Wall – In Jordan

The 2018 omnibus provides just enough funds to build 33 miles of fencing on the Texas border — but it also provides $500 million to help Jordan build a wall and defense line against jihad terrorists trying to cross its 287-mile

In this Sunday, March 18, 2018 photo, members of a Tunisian police commando unit listen to instructions during a drill at the Jordan Gendarmerie Training Academy, in al-Swaqa, about 44 miles (70 km) south of Amman, Jordan. The U.S.-funded center, which formally opens Thursday, will conduct counter-terrorism training for law …

U.S.-Funded Counterterrorism Training Center Opens in Jordan

L-SWAQA, Jordan — A U.S.-funded counterterrorism center has opened in Jordan where law enforcement officers from partner countries in the Middle East and beyond can practice shooting, storming hideouts and responding to bomb threats.

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Abbas Health Rumors Spark Fears of Succession Battle

TEL AVIV — Recent reports of a deterioration in the health of Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas set off fears of a political war of succession that could work to the advantage of Hamas, an Arab intelligence source told Breitbart Jerusalem.

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UN Gets $100m in New Funds for Palestinian Aid After U.S. Cuts

The United Nations received pledges Thursday of nearly $100 million in new funding for the UN relief agency for Palestinians after the US slashed its aid, but it is still facing a nearly $350 million shortfall this year.

TEL AVIV -- The Islamic State has released photos over the encrypted Telegram forum purpoting to be from the areas under its control in Syria showing members of the IS-affiliated Khaed Bin Waleed militia in the Yarmouk region of the Golan, the triangular border zone between Syria, Jordan and Israel.

Islamic State Propaganda Photos Show Jihadists Acting in Syria, Iraq, Afghanistan

TEL AVIV — The Islamic State has released photos over the encrypted Telegram forum purpoting to be from the areas under its control in Syria showing members of the IS-affiliated Khaed Bin Waleed militia in the Yarmouk region of the Golan, the triangular border zone between Syria, Jordan and Israel.

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12 Points the Palestinians Claim Are inside Trump’s Mideast Peace Plan

While the Trump administration has kept its forthcoming proposal for an Israeli-Palestinian deal tightly guarded, a policy paper made public on Friday by a top Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) official claims to know the contents of the U.S. deal framework.