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LOOK: Israeli President Tweets Photos Of Disguises He Wore In The 1970's

The Huffington Post | Nick Robins-Early | Posted 03.14.2014 | World

Ninety-year-old Israeli President Shimon Peres took to Twitter today to reveal some of the not so elaborate disguises he once wore en route to secret ...

The Middle East's Friendliest Place?

John Nicholson | Posted 04.24.2013 | Travel
John Nicholson

Jordan's capital, Amman, balances more modern elements that add a cosmopolitan flair to the natural beauty of this traditional kingdom.

Jordan-Palestinian Confederation Talks No Longer Taboo

Daoud Kuttab | Posted 02.19.2013 | World
Daoud Kuttab

It is unlikely that East Bankers, already concerned that their role and importance is being eroded, will easily accept the suggestion that the Kingdom agree to an agreement with the PLO regarding the country's long-term status.

My Afternoon With Her Majesty Queen Noor of Jordan

Suza Scalora | Posted 12.06.2012 | World
Suza Scalora

Her Majesty Queen Noor embodies the spirit of generously, kindness and compassion. An American woman, who married the King of Jordan, did not see differences between the people of her new country and herself.

King Abdullah's Growing Anxiety Over the Two-State Solution

Michael Sharnoff | Posted 04.16.2012 | World
Michael Sharnoff

Jordan fears that in the absence of a political solution, Israel, the Palestinians or perhaps the international community would eventually seek to solve the crisis at Jordan's expense

King Abdullah's Talks With President Obama

Michael Sharnoff | Posted 03.18.2012 | World
Michael Sharnoff

In the absence of diplomacy, Abdullah fears that Israel could exploit failed talks with Palestinians by seeking to transform Jordan into a Palestinian state.

WikiLeaks Cable: King Abdullah II's Jordan Reforms Questioned By U.S. Diplomat

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

OSLO, Norway — A secret U.S. diplomatic cable released by WikiLeaks indicates that in 2009 the U.S. ambassador to Jordan had little faith in Kin...

Pakistan: A Two-Speed Society, Destination Unclear

Dr. Charles G. Cogan | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Dr. Charles G. Cogan

The first time I met Zia-ul-Haq was in the late 1970's, at a dinner party at the home of the Pakistani Military Attaché in Amman. Zia had been...

Obama: Middle East Peace Talks to Begin Next Week

Eileen Read | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Eileen Read

The first round of Israeli-Palestinian peace talks in a decade will begin next week, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton announced late Friday. These are the talks that should have started a year ago.

Karameh Means Dignity for Palestinians

Daoud Kuttab | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Daoud Kuttab

Although the Arabic word Karmeh simply means dignity, it has become an expression that has many more usages and meanings.