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London overlooked extremist fundamentalists in the 1990´s. When they started to make trouble, it passed a law allowing detaining them without a trial. London ignored requests for extraditing terrorists to their native countries until two Muslim militants launched attacks in Britain. The...
The writer reports that the Jordanian government declared its readiness for ideal elections on June 17, 2003. A government spokesman says that women wearing the niqab will not be able to vote unless unveil their face to prevent forgery. He also points out that for the first time the election will...
Members of the Jordanian Brotherhood took to the streets in 1990 to express vehement rejection against the use of US forces to liberate Kuwait from the Iraqi invasion. Some even supported Saddam Hussein himself.
The head of the Central Council of the Orthodox Denomination in Jordan and Palestine criticized Pope John Paul II for not apologizing to the Arab Orthodox Christians and Muslims for the crimes committed against them at the hands of the Catholics, at the time of the Crusades. The official spokesman...
Palestinian President, Yasser Arafat is expected to meet with the Prime Minister of Greece in Athens to discuss the issue of the Arab-Greek conflict inside the Orthodox Church in Palestine and Jordan; amidst news regarding the Russian mafia entering the conflict arena among the candidates to win...
The Arab Orthodox Christian denomination in Jordan warned against granting 62 Greek monks the Jordanian nationality. The Greek Patriarch has applied a request to the Jordanian government to grant 62 Greek monks the Jordanian nationality to win their votes in the coming elections to choose a...
The head of the central council of the Greek Orthodox Church in Jordan and Palestine said, after their Patriarch had passed away and was buried, that the council members will decide what to do in order to correct the course of the church. He asserted that selling land of the church is illegal. The...
The Jordanian authorities’ unexpected move to close the offices of Hamas in Amman, round up 12 of its members and issue arrest warrants against its leaders marked a turning point in relations between the Palestinian Authority (PA) and the Jordanian government. But the move is expected to have...
Hamas received a serious and surprising blow in Jordan when plainclothes intelligence officers stormed and closed down the offices of four Amman-based Hamas representatives on Monday [August 30, 1999]. They arrested 15 activists. In addition, a summons warrant was issued for the four top-ranking...
The results of last week’s municipal elections, in which Islamists won main municipalities, showed that the relationship between the government and opposition parties is on the mend. The results, which were released on Friday following a one-day extension of the vote due to low turnout, were...

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