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13 Pakistanis killed in Jordan Valley farm fire

12 December, 2019 2:23 pm 2:23 pm

AMMAN (Reuters) – Thirteen Pakistanis, including eight children, died when a fire swept through their makeshift dwellings on a farming estate in the Jordan Valley, Jordan’s civil defence said on Monday. There were three other injuries in the fire that broke out after midnight that initial signs showed could have been an electrical fire, civil … Read More


Israel-Jordan-settlement

Israel’s cabinet approves Jewish settlement in Jordan valley’s ...

09 September, 2019 6:41 am 6:41 am

JERUSALEM (92 News)/Reuters – Israeli cabinet met on Sunday in the Jordan Valley, a largely agricultural area, to approve it legal status for an unauthorised outpost and Jewish settlement. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu had announced on Tuesday that he intended to annex if he wins a fifth term. Israeli cabinets have rarely held sessions … Read More


Netanyahu announces post-election plan to annex West Bank’s Jordan Va...

09 September, 2019 8:15 am 8:15 am

JERUSALEM (Reuters) – Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu announced his intention on Tuesday to annex the Jordan Valley, a large swathe of the occupied West Bank, if he wins a closely contested election just a week away. Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas said in a statement that “all signed agreements with Israel and the obligations resulting … Read More