‘Jordanian sheikh: God bequeathed Palestine to the Jews,’ Erem News (UAE), 2 February 2014

Originally posted on The Edinburgh Arabic Initiative:
Jordanian sheikh Ahmed Adwan believes that the demand for a Palestinian state is baseless and an attack on Jews and their rightful claim to the Holy Land, as written in the Qur’an. – — شيخ أردني: الله أورث فلسطين لليهود ٢ فبراير ٢٠١٤ أحمد العدوان يرى أن المطالبة…

‘Karak sit-in: Kerry’s plan is to liquidate the Palestinian Cause,’ al-Ghad (Jordan), 31 January 2014

Originally posted on The Edinburgh Arabic Initiative:
The Karak Governorate of Jordan witnessed a demonstration today in which protesters demanded reform and called US Secretary of State John Kerry’s Middle East Peace Plan an attempt to liquidate the Palestinian cause at the expense of Jordanians and Palestinians. – – – اعتصام الكرك: خطة كيري تصفية…

‘Canadian Prime Minister visits Zaatari refugee camp and Petra,’ al-Ghad (Jordan), 24 January 2014

Originally posted on The Edinburgh Arabic Initiative:
Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper visited the Zaatari refugee camp for Syrian refugees today to see first hand the living conditions of residents and the current humanitarian assistance available to them. Harper also traveled south to the ancient city of Petra, a popular destination for tourists and one…

‘Momani: Canadian Prime Minister’s visit is important for Jordan,’ Moheet (UAE), 23 January 2014

Originally posted on The Edinburgh Arabic Initiative:
Jordan’s Minister of Media Affairs and official government spokesperson Mohammed Momani stressed the important of Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s current trip to the kingdom. The two countries signed a free trade agreement that came into effect in 2012 and are looking to further strengthen bilateral relations and…

‘Prime Minister and his Canadian counterpart discuss bilateral relations and the latest developments in the region,’ ad-Dustour (Jordan), 23 January 2014

Originally posted on The Edinburgh Arabic Initiative:
Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper continues his visit to the Middle East. Today he was in Amman and met with Jordanian Prime Minister Abdullah Ensour to discuss further opportunities for economic cooperation between the two countries. Canada will provide Jordan with $100 million over the next five years…

Signing of an agreement to extend pipeline between the Red Sea and the Dead Sea, Al-Quds (Palestine), 9 December 2013

Originally posted on The Edinburgh Arabic Initiative:
Israeli, Jordanian and Palestinian representatives will sign an agreement today in Washington to build a 180 km pipeline from the Red Sea to the Dead Sea. The pipeline will transfer 100 cubic metres of water annually to save the rapidly shrinking Dead Sea from the effects of drought.…