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17 bids for Red Sea-Dead Sea canal project
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17 bids for Red Sea-Dead Sea canal project

Jordan said Tuesday that 17 international firms have launched tenders for the construction of a canal linking the Red Sea to the shrinking Dead Sea.   The ambitious project has been in the works for more than a decade and aims to provide much-needed water to Jordan, Israel and the […]

France Urges Jordan to Extradite Paris Terrorist
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France Urges Jordan to Extradite Paris Terrorist

French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius asked Jordan on Sunday to comply with international procedures as it seeks the extradition of the suspected mastermind of a deadly attack on a Paris Jewish restaurant in 1982, AFP reported.   “I have asked our Jordanian friends… to respect international procedure,” Fabius said in […]

Jordan Fears Imminent ISIS Invasion
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Jordan Fears Imminent ISIS Invasion

Jordan is gearing up for a possible invasion by Islamic terror groups, local media reported Thursday.    According to reports, King Abdullah II, on a tour this week of border areas near Iraq and Syria, offered to arm Bedouin tribes living in those areas – on both sides of the […]