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By Editorial - Apr 24,2019
While the entire world is taking stock of Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s report on whether US President Donald Trump colluded with Russian President Vladimir Putin to win the 2016 presidential election, the other main issue was whether Trump obstructed justice th
By Editorial - Apr 23,2019
So what was new in the extraordinary meeting in Cairo that the Palestinian Authority had called for to discuss the deteriorating Palestinian affairs?What Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas told the participating Arab foreign ministers about Israel's grave violations and rev
By Editorial - Apr 22,2019
The end of the chaos in Libya is nowhere in sight, with major powers siding with one side or the other in the ongoing armed conflict in the country and preventing the UN Security Council from imposing at least a ceasefire.The situation in Libya deteriorated further in t
By Editorial - Apr 21,2019
If the latest figures released by the Department of Statistics (DoS) about building permits are anything to go by to judge the state of the national economy, then Jordan is still in deep trouble.The DoS revealed in its latest monthly report that building permits for the
By Editorial - Apr 20,2019
President Donald Trump is not off the hook yet, even though the report of special counsel Robert Mueller did not conclude conclusively that Trump, or his aides and close relatives, had colluded with Russia to influence the 2016 presidential elections.
By Editorial - Apr 18,2019
His Majesty King Abdullah has been meeting with various parliamentary blocs to persuade them to become more articulate in their policies and programmes, and become real partners in the search for solutions to key challenges facing the country.On Tuesday, the King reached out to t
By Editorial - Apr 17,2019
True, President Tayyip Erdogan's Justice and Development Party (AKP) had narrowly lost control of Ankara and Istanbul in recent local elections, but all is not lost for the Turkish president, not by a long shot.Erdogan remains generally popular in Turkey, and while he h
By Editorial - Apr 16,2019
The United Nations Special Envoy to Syria Geir Pedersen held “substantial” talks with Syrian Foreign Minister Walid Muallem in Damascus on Sunday to explore new avenues for bringing the Syrian conflict to a political solution now that the military side of the confl
By Editorial - Apr 15,2019
The high-level meeting in Stockholm, hosted by Foreign Minister Ayman Safadi and his Swedish counterpart Margot Wallström on Friday to discuss the sustainability of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA), was off to a
By Editorial - Apr 15,2019
The so-called "deal of the century" is attracting undue attention, scrutiny and condemnation before its "birth" for obvious reasons: Anything that US President Donald Trump stands behind on, on the Palestinian-Israeli conflict, is suspicious and must be rejected, even before its



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