King Abdullah II of Jordan, the first Arab leader to urge President Assad to step down, sat down with Margaret Warner Thursday to discuss his expectation of more killings in Syria, the Arab League's role in quelling unrest there as…
By Larisa Epatko
King Abdullah II of Jordan told Margaret Warner Thursday that he expects the "loss of life" will continue in Syria and that the key players "don't really know what to do" about the conflict in the Middle Eastern country.
Patrick McGrann describes Kitegang's activities in places like Sudan.
The Arab League voted overwhelmingly on Saturday to suspend Syria's membership in an effort to further pressure President Bashar al Assad to stop the crackdown on dissidents. Margaret Warner discusses the growing frustration with Syria with The Atlantic Council's Michele…
By Paul Solman
Are there any economic explanations for the world running riot, especially in North Africa? Maybe, says investment adviser Ed Yardeni, an otherwise pretty consistently conservative economist. He cites distinguished Brandeis University historian David Hackett Fischer and Fischer's 1996…
By Elizabeth Shell
Is there an economic explanation for the world running riot, especially in North Africa? Maybe, says investment advisor Ed Yardeni, an otherwise pretty consistently conservative economist. He cites distinguished Brandeis University, historian David Hackett Fischer and Fischer's 1996 book, "The…
Review brief histories of Syria's relations with its neighbors: Iraq, Turkey, Lebanon, Jordan, and Israel.
By PBS NewsHour
Al-Qaida in Iraq claimed Friday that four Iraqis carried out Wednesday's suicide bombings on three Amman hotels, and Jordanian police arrested 120 Jordanians and Iraqis in the hunt for anyone who might have aided them.
By PBS NewsHour
Attackers in the Red Sea port city of Aqaba, Jordan Friday, fired three rockets at U.S. war ships anchored nearby, missing their apparent targets, but killing a Jordanian soldier on land.
Jordanian security forces killed three militants Tuesday believed to have planned to detonate a powerful chemical bomb in the capital Amman, security officials said.
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