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Top Egypt court rejects islands transfer to Saudi Arabia

16 January, 2017

The Egyptian court on Monday said it was its 'unanimous' decision that the two islands, Tiran and Sanafir, were sovereign Egyptian territories.

Jordan's interior and foreign ministers unseated in cabinet reshuffle

15 January, 2017

Jordan has sacked two leading ministers during a cabinet reshuffle following unprecedented IS militant attacks in Karak which left a number of security forces dead.

Thousands mark Jesus baptism at historic Jordan site​

15 January, 2017

Catholic Christians attend a special mass in Jordan on Friday to mark an annual pilgrimage to the Jordanian side of the Jordan River where many say Jesus was baptised.

Will UK meet target to resettle 20,000 Syrian refugees?

13 January, 2017

A group of MPs has warned the UK Government has a long way to go to achieve its target of resettling 20,000 vulnerable Syrian refugees by 2020.

UK 'long way off' Syrian refugee resettlement target

13 January, 2017

A group of MPs has warned the UK Government has a long way to go to achieve its target of resettling 20,000 vulnerable Syrian refugees by 2020.

Vanishing Illusions: Trump and Syria

11 January, 2017

Analysis: Donald Trump won't be much worse for Syrians than Obama was, but he'll be more forthright about it, writes Robin Jones.

A race against the clock for Syrian refugees

11 January, 2017

With Donald Trump taking office in just over a week's time, Syrian refugees due to be resettled in the US fear they will be locked out by the president-elect.

UN: Emergency funds needed for Palestinians in Syria

10 January, 2017

The UN's agency for Palestinian refugees on Monday appealed for emergency funds to provide aid to nearly half a million Palestinians affected by the war in Syria.

Saudi Arabia dismisses talk of migrant labour reforms

09 January, 2017

Qatar and Bahrain recently announced plans to reform their migrant labour laws in the face of criticism. But on Sunday Riyadh baulked at suggestions it could follow suit.

The polarisation of Jordan's jihadi scene

06 January, 2017

Comment: Amman has long fought against armed groups, and with growing support for the Islamic State group in Jordan, that fight is a long way from over, writes Mona Alami.

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