Tag archive for ‘Jordan’
Jewish Business News On Monday, December 14th, 2015

Take a hike for coexistence

Natural beauty knows no borders, and now tourists to Israel and Jordan don’t have to be wary of trekking across boundaries to enjoy the scenery. EcoPeace Middle East (formerly Friends of the Earth Middle More...

Professor Nouriel Roubini On Thursday, October 1st, 2015

‘Dr. Doom’ Nouriel Roubini: The Middle East Meltdown and Global Risk

Among today’s geopolitical risks, none is greater than the long arc of instability stretching from the Maghreb to the Afghanistan-Pakistan border. With the Arab Spring an increasingly distant memory, the More...

News Brief On Monday, August 3rd, 2015

Report: Jordan to submit UN request to ‘protect the Palestinian people’ in wake of Duma attack

A Jordanian newspaper reported on Monday that Jordan and the Palestinian Authority will submit a demand to the UN Security Council to “provide international protection for the Palestinian people and put More...

Ynet News On Thursday, June 18th, 2015

Jordan arrests Palestinian suspect in 1982 attack on Paris Jews

– – Mahamed Souhair al-Abassi is suspected of organizing decades-old attack on French restaurant that killed six people and wounded 22 back in 1982. he was arrested by Jordanian authorities and may More...

Hedy Cohen On Wednesday, May 13th, 2015

Government considers increasing Israel’s gas export quota

Due to the low expected demand for natural gas in Israel, and the desire to strengthen relations with eastern neighbor Jordan, the Israeli government is considering excluding Jordan from its overall export More...

Tibi Singer On Wednesday, April 8th, 2015

Arab Bank Loses Petition to Void Verdict of Liability in Hamas Terrorism

U.S. District Judge Brian Cogan in Brooklyn, New York, on Wednesday rejected an Arab Bank Plc’s attempt to overturn the jury verdict that found it liable for terrorist attacks in Israel, Reuters More...

Ilan Shavit On Thursday, April 2nd, 2015

Syrian Rebels Take Jordan Border Crossing, Damascus Palestinian Refugee Camp

For the first time since the outbreak of civil war in Syria four years ago, on Wednesday Syrian rebels took control of the border crossing to Jordan, Israel Radio reported. Meanwhile, a group associated More...

Michael Ordman On Sunday, March 1st, 2015

Bacteria Fighting Virus, Taxibots and IronSource: It’s Good News from Israel

   In the 1st Mar 2015 edition of Israel’s good news:   ·        Israeli scientists have isolated a safe virus that eliminates antibiotic-resistant bacteria. ·        Nigeria has praised More...

Vered Weiss On Sunday, February 1st, 2015

Arab Bank of Jordan Reports Robust Loan Growth

Jordan’s Arab Bank Group, the leading lender in the country, reported loan growth with a 15% increase in net profit for 2014 to $577 million, as reported by Reuters. Even though there was volatility More...

Reggie Reiner On Saturday, January 31st, 2015

Jarecki on Robert Durst During HBO Preview: I Don’t Feel He’s Dangerous

A new documentary made for HBO about the life of controversial developer Robert Durst had its premiere in New York this past week. The Jinx: The Life and Deaths of Robert Durst from filmmakers Andrew Jarecki More...

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