LONDON (Reuters) - British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt said on Thursday he had had a very frank discussion with his Iranian counterpart about detained British-Iranian aid worker Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe and that he would not let the matter rest. "I had a very, very frank discussion with the Iranian foreign minister ...
By Middle East Affairs President Abbas on Monday said that Palestine rejects President Trump's plan to rebuild Gaza because he believes the plan intends to create a divide between Gaza and the West Bank. Nabil Abu Rudeineh, President Abbas's spokesperson said in a published statement that the U.S was pursuing their rehabilitation
By Middle East Affairs Jordan welcomes financial support from Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, and the U.A.E. after the country feels the effects of conditions the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has set out to ensure its loan repayment. The IMF loan has increased prices in Jordan, which Jordanians have not taken sitting down, citizens
(AFP and Reuters) JEDDAH: Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, and the United Arab Emirates agreed on Monday to provide an economic aid package worth $2.5 billion for Jordan, which is facing an economic crisis following anti-austerity protests. The package, announced at a summit of the four nations in the holy city of Makkah, will include
By Middle East Affairs The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) has taken security measures to ensure the safety of 71 of its workers by relocating them to Djibouti after numerous security threats plagued Yemen. The ICRC requested all sides to grant them security guarantees so it can keep providing its services of surgical,