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Comment: The Sisi regime will take Biden's exoneration of Beblawi as a sign that the new administration is willing to informally green light its human rights abuses, writes Sam Hamad.

Prince Hamzah's visit was seen as undermining King Abdullah and Crown Prince Hussein, people with knowledge of the matter said.

Jordan denies former royal court chief left country

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Jordan denies former royal court chief left country

Jordanian state news agency Petra confirmed Bassem Awadallah remains in custody, dismissing rumours that the former head of the royal court had left the country.

Egypt, Uganda sign security agreement as Sisi warns Ethiopia

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Egypt, Uganda sign security agreement as Sisi warns Ethiopia

Egypt and Uganda have signed an agreement to share military intelligence as President Sisi warned Ethiopia following the failure of talks on its ...

Jordanian deputy PM says <em>coup</em> ‘contained’ as discontent grows

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Jordanian deputy PM says coup ‘contained’ as discontent grows

Jordan's deputy PM says that Saturday's attempted coup is 'contained' but discontent is growing over censorship and allegations against ...

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Jordan king, addressing family feud, says 'sedition buried'

The King of Jordan has addressed the recent crisis that has rocked the country, and declared it to be over.

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Jordan's crackdown on dissent

Comment: Feeling threatened by protests, high unemployment, and a dismal economy, King Abdullah may see this as a useful excuse to clamp down on ...

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Biden administration says torture-accused Egypt ex-PM 'had diplomatic immunity'

Plaintiff Mohamed Soltan said the US State Department has 'erred in its interpretation of the law'.

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Jordanian FM meets with Saudi counterpart after 'coup attempt'

The statement by Amman’s foreign ministry made no mention of reported demands by Saudi officials to secure the release of the ex-head of ...

Israel president to announce pick to form coalition

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Israel president to announce pick to form coalition

Israel President Reuven Rivlin will announce his choice for a leader to form a new government, with Netanyahu leading the pack for endorsements.

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Israel's Netanyahu on trial as coalition talks ramp up

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu faced court in his corruption trial while his bid to form a government after another inconclusive election ...

Jordan's Abdullah turns to family mediation on palace turmoil

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Jordan's Abdullah turns to family mediation on palace turmoil

Jordan's King Abdullah II agreed to enter mediation to heal a rift within the royal family, the palace said, after his half-brother Prince ...

'Former Mossad agent' offered to evacuate Prince Hamzah's family

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'Former Mossad agent' offered to evacuate Prince Hamzah's family

Roy Shaposhnik, an alleged former Mossad officer, offered to fly Hamzah's wife and children out of Jordan, according to reports.

Saudi King Salman, MbS call Jordan's King Abdullah

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Saudi King Salman, MbS call Jordan's King Abdullah

Jordan's king and crown prince thanked their Saudi counterparts for their well wishes.

Myanmar releases Australian couple from house arrest

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Myanmar releases Australian couple from house arrest

An Australian couple was kept on house arrest for two weeks after attempting to board a relief flight out of Myanmar in March.

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Jordan's Prince Hamzah refuses to obey restrictions on movements

Jordan's Prince Hamzah is accused of participating in a foreign-backed plot to oust King Abdullah. Now, he says he will fight against restrictions on his movements arising from this.

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Turkey detains 10 retired admirals over 'coup' allegations

Turkey has detained 10 retired admirals over claims they are calling for a coup over an open letter criticising the proposed Istanbul ...

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Jordan king's half-brother accused in plot to 'destabilise' kingdom

Multiple suspects, including the king's half-brother Prince Hamzah, have been arrested for an alleged coup attempt in Jordan.

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Turkey slams admirals' warning over Bosphorus treaty

103 retired Turkish admirals signed an open letter warning that developing a shipping canal in Istanbul could endanger the 1936 Montreux ...

Key dates in Jordan's history

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Key dates in Jordan's history

Since its independence in 1946, Jordan has been through major events that defined its History.

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World leaders rally behind Jordan's King Abdullah II

Arab states and Washington have expressed support for Jordan's king amid claims of an attempted coup.

Jordanian press warns stability is a 'red line'

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Jordanian press warns stability is a 'red line'

The Jordanian press is giving an united front on stability the day after a foiled "coup attempt".

Jordan's Prince Hamzah confirms house arrest, slams 'corruption'

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Jordan's Prince Hamzah confirms house arrest, slams 'corruption'

After reports of his arrest first emerged online, Jordan's ex crown-prince spoke out to denounce government corruption and denied all links to ...

Saudi Arabia, US back Jordan after 'foiled <em>coup</em> attempt'

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Saudi Arabia, US back Jordan after 'foiled coup attempt'

Amman swiftly received an influx of support from its regional and international allies on Saturday after an alleged coup plot was ...

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