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Lebanon to deliver 'message of peace' to Arab summit.

President Michel Aoun said Tuesday that he was carrying a united message of peace on behalf of Lebanon to the annual Arab League summit scheduled to begin on the banks of the Dead Sea in Jordan Wednesday.

- The Daily Star - LB

The Latest: Abbas awaiting US word on Israel settlements.

AMMAN, Jordan " The Latest on the Arab Summit :10:30 p.m.Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas says he's waiting to hear from the U.S. on the extent to which Israel is willing to curb settlement construction.Abbas...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

UN chief says aid for Syrian refugees is in global interest.

On visit to Jordan, Secretary General Antnio Guterres warns that failure to address Syria crisis risks playing into hands of extremist groups.

- UN - INT

New UN chief Antonio Guterres visits Zaatari refugee camp ahead of Arab Summit in Jordan.

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres visited a Syrian refugee camp in Jordan on Tuesday as part of his visit to the Arab country. During his visit, Guterres is also expected to attend the one-day Arab summit, which will be held in the Dead Sea on Wednesday. © Copyright Andolu Ajansi

- Albawaba - UK

Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques attends military parade in Jordan 2 Amman.

Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques attends military parade in Jordan 2 Amman...

- MENAFN - JO

Sudan president, sought by ICC, welcomed by Jordan's king.

AMMAN, Jordan " Sudan's president, sought by the International Criminal Court on war crimes charges, has been welcomed in Jordan despite calls by human rights groups to deny him entry.Omar al-Bashir is among 21 Arab leaders...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Arab leaders seek common ground at summit on Palestinian state.

Dead Sea, JORDAN - Divided Arab leaders arriving in Jordan for a summit on Wednesday are seeking common ground to reaffirm their commitment to a Palestinian state, a longstanding goal that U.S. President Donald Trump last month put into doubt.

- Reuters - US

Supporting Syrian refugees not only an act 'of generosity' but also of 'enlightened self-interest' - UN chief.

Visiting the Zaatari refugee camp in Jordan that is hosting about 80,000 Syrian refugees, the United Nations chief urged the parties to the conflict in Syria and the countries that have influence over them to realize that the crisis is not only a tragedy for Syrian people but also a threat to regional stability and global ...

- UN - INT

Trump has casino trademark in Jordan but gambling is illegal.

The president of the United States holds a trademark in Jordan for a Donald Trump casino, despite the fact that gambling is illegal in the kingdom.

- FOX News - US

Kuwait- Jordan hosts 28th Arab Summit amid unprecedented challenges, conditions.

Kuwait- Jordan hosts 28th Arab Summit amid unprecedented challenges, conditions...

- MENAFN - JO

Kuwait- Jordanian minister says Amman Summit will enhance joint Arab action.

Kuwait- Jordanian minister says Amman Summit will enhance joint Arab action...

- MENAFN - JO

Kuwait- Arab summit opportunity to recognize top priorities - Jordanian lawmakers

Kuwait- Arab summit opportunity to recognize top priorities - Jordanian lawmakers...

- MENAFN - JO

Aoun promises he will carry a united message at Arab League Summit

President Michel Aoun said Tuesday that he will carry a united message on behalf of Lebanon at the Arab League Summit in Amman, Jordan.

- The Daily Star - LB

Saudi, Jordan sign deal on $3 billion in Jordan investments

AMMAN, Jordan " Jordan's state media say public and private sector officials from Saudi Arabia and Jordan have signed 15 economic agreements, including establishing a joint fund that will launch an estimated $3 billion worth...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Trump has casino trademark in Jordan but gambling is illegal

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates " The president of the United States holds a trademark in Jordan for a Donald Trump casino, despite the fact that gambling is illegal in the kingdom. It is one of four he received before he ran for...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Saudi, Jordan sign deal on $3 billion in Jordan investments

Jordan's state media say public and private sector officials from Saudi Arabia and Jordan have signed 15 economic agreements, including establishing a joint fund that will launch an estimated $3 billion worth of investments in Jordan.

- FOX News - US

Saudi, Jordan sign deal on $3 billion in Jordan investments

AMMAN, Jordan — Jordan's state media say public and private sector officials from Saudi Arabia and Jordan have signed 15 economic agreements,...

- Townhall.com - US

Trump has casino trademark in Jordan but gambling is illegal

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — The president of the United States holds a trademark in Jordan for a Donald Trump casino, despite the fact that...

- Townhall.com - US

Glick: A Test for King Abdullah

Ahlam Tamimi is a mass murdering monster. And today she is living the good life, as a journalist,' inciting jihad in Jordan under the protection of the King Abdullah.

- TruthRevolt.org - US

Saudi King Salman arrives in Jordan for the annual Arab Summit

March 27, 2017, 7:30 PM The annual Arab Summit opens in Amman Wednesday with the conflicts in Syria, Libya and Yemen on the formal agenda. Jordan’s King Abdullah was on the tarmac at a military airport outside the capital to greet the Saudi monarch Monday with a lavish ceremony, complete with cannon salutes, guards on ...

- DEBKAFile - IL

Jordan: Arab world 'realizes urgency' of tackling crises

Arab leaders realize the urgency of tackling long-running regional crises, from war to high unemployment, Jordan's Foreign Minister said Monday after chairing a meeting of his counterparts from the region.

- The Daily Star - LB

Lebanon's stance at the Arab Summit

Lebanon's delegation to the 28th Arab League Summit in Amman, Jordan will depart immediately following a Cabinet session Tuesday.

- The Daily Star - LB

Arab Parliament Speaker to participate in Arab Summit in Jordan

Arab Parliament Speaker to participate in Arab Summit in Jordan...

- MENAFN - JO

Jordan- Palestinians injured by Israeli forces rubber bullets

Jordan- Palestinians injured by Israeli forces rubber bullets...

- MENAFN - JO

News24.com | Sudan's Bashir to attend Jordan summit despite warrant

Sudan's official news agency says President Omar al-Bashir will attend Wednesday's Arab Summit in Jordan, despite a long-standing warrant for his arrest by the ICC on charges of war crimes and genocide.

- News24.com - ZA

Sudan's al-Bashir to attend Jordan summit despite warrant

DEAD SEA, Jordan " Sudan's official news agency says President Omar al-Bashir will attend Wednesday's Arab Summit in Jordan, despite a long-standing warrant for his arrest by the International Criminal Court on charges of war...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Sudan's al-Bashir to attend Jordan summit despite warrant

Sudan's official news agency says President Omar al-Bashir will attend Wednesday's Arab Summit in Jordan, despite a long-standing warrant for his arrest by the International Criminal Court on charges of war crimes and genocide.

- The Daily Star - LB

Kuwait- His Highness the Amir leaves for Jordan Tues. to attend 28th Arab Summit

Kuwait- His Highness the Amir leaves for Jordan Tues. to attend 28th Arab Summit...

- MENAFN - JO

Hassan Omar Bashir to attend Arab summit, says minister

HRW asks Jordan to arrest and hand Sudan leader to ICC.

- Daily Nation - KE

Sudan affirms al-Bashir's participation in Arab summit despite calls for his arrest

March 26, 2017 - Sudanese government Sunday has downplayed calls by Human Rights Watch on Jordan to meet its obligations towards the International Criminal Court and deny entry to President Omer al-Bashir. The ICC issued two arrest warrants against al-Bashir in 2009 and 2010 for alleged war crimes, crimes against humanity ...

- SudanTribune.com - FR

Human Rights Watch calls on Jordan to apprehend Sudan's President Al-Bashir

Human Rights Watch on Sunday urged Jordan to bar Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir from entry or to arrest him on arrival in the country for the 28th Arab League Summit. Copyright @ 2017 The New Arab.

- Albawaba - UK

With eye toward Trump, Arab leaders to seek consensus

DEAD SEA, Jordan " With an eye toward Washington, leaders of a fractured and conflict-ridden Arab world hold their annual summit this week, seeking common positions and possible leverage as President Donald Trump weighs his approach...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Jordan: Bar Entry or Arrest Sudan's Bashir

– Jordan should deny entry to Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir or arrest him if he enters the country, Human Rights Watch said today. Al-Bashir has been invited to visit Jordan on March 29, 2017, to attend the 28th summit of the Arab League, news reports say. Expand Sudan's President Omar Hassan al-Bashir attends the ...

- Human Rights Watch - US

Laptop ban on planes came after terrorist's plot to put explosives in electronic device

, Mar. 26 : The ban on carrying some selected electronic devices by the passengers in cabins of flights from certain countries in the Middle East and Africa by the United States and United Kingdom was put considering a previously undisclosed terrorists' plot involving explosives hidden in a electronic device.The ban came ...

- Sify - IN

Youth employment seen as key challenge ahead of Arab summit

DEAD SEA, Jordan " The Arab League chief says 29 percent youth unemployment is one of the region's biggest challenges.Ahmed Aboul-Gheit spoke Sunday, ahead of a summit of Arab leaders later in the week. He told economic ministers...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Youth employment seen as key challenge ahead of Arab summit

DEAD SEA, Jordan — The Arab League chief says 29 percent youth unemployment is one of the region's biggest challenges.Ahmed Aboul-Gheit spoke...

- Townhall.com - US

Air Force falls one match short of making Frozen Four

Brady Tomlak and Jordan Himley scored goals for Air Force in East Region finals.

- Stars and Stripes - US

HRW asks Jordan to arrest Sudan's Bashir

Bashir has reportedly been invited to a summit of the Arab League to take place in Jordan on Wednesday

- Daily Monitor - UG

HRW urges Jordan to deny entry or arrest Sudan's Bashir

AMMAN, March 26 — Human Rights Watch urged Jordan today to deny entry to Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir or arrest him over alleged war crimes in Darfur if he visits this week. Bashir has reportedly been invited to a summit of the Arab...

- The Malay Mail - MY

Jordan's Arab Summit to Address Cooperation Priorities

Jordan's Arab Summit to Address Cooperation Priorities...

- MENAFN - JO

Heavy Top Level Arab, International Presence Expected, during 28th Arab Summit -Jordanian Spokesman Says

Heavy Top Level Arab, International Presence Expected, during 28th Arab Summit -Jordanian Spokesman Says...

- MENAFN - JO

Saudi Ambassador to Jordan Underscores Significance of Consolidating Joint Arab Action, on the Eve of Summit

Saudi Ambassador to Jordan Underscores Significance of Consolidating Joint Arab Action, on the Eve of Summit...

- MENAFN - JO

Trump to send envoy to Arab Summit

Jordan says American envoy will attend the 28th Arab Summit this week.

- Arutz Sheva - IL

Royal Jordanian had the best response to Trump's new travel restrictions

Boeing As if traveling to the United States wasn't hard enough already, now travelers flying from from the Middle East and North Africa can't carry their electronic devices onboard with them — just what the people knee-crunched in economy on a 14-hour flight need right now. Travelers are already bemoaning the new ...

- Business Insider - US

‘Orphan Black’ star says U.S. being run by a 'tyrannical facist'

When questioned about the London terror attack, 'Orphan Black' actor Jordan Gavaris says people shouldn’t make generalizations about Muslims, before adding that the U.S. is being run by a 'tyrannical fascist.'         

- USA TODAY - US

Jordan- King holds talks with Moroccan monarch, top officials

Jordan- King holds talks with Moroccan monarch, top officials...

- MENAFN - JO

Jordan- Dozens dead in US-led north Syria strike as coalition ups support

Jordan- Dozens dead in US-led north Syria strike as coalition ups support...

- MENAFN - JO

Washington Post Lets Claim That Israelis Kill 'Hundreds' of Palestinians Monthly Stand

In their March 12 coverage of the release from prison of a Jordanian man who killed seven Israeli schoolgirls 20 years ago, Washington Post reporters Ruth Eglash and Taylor Luck quoted one of the many Jordanians who consider the man a hero claiming that “Israelis kill Palestinians by the hundreds every month, and no ...

- NewsBusters - US

Behind the Scenes With Jordan Peele, Russell Simmons and Rachael Ray

Entrepreneur sits down with a couple of media superstars who have created empires, one who might be making one now and more.

- Entrepreneur.com - US

Royal Jordanian Says Its In-Flight Experience Is Still Great Despite Electronics Ban

Middle East carriers stand in opposition to the U.S. laptop ban but they're also making it an opportunity to highlight their superior in-flight experiences even if laptops aren't part of them. -Dan Peltier

- Skift - US

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