Archives de catégorie : Jordanie

Qatar Red Crescent Funds Syrian Rebel Arms (Alakhbar, 18/06/2013)

The Lebanese Army Intelligence has apprehended Mahmoud S., a Jordanian national with ties to radical jihadi groups fighting in Syria. The man has confessed to providing armed groups in Syria with cash and weapons, and admitted to purchasing arms from … Lire la suite

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Obama’s pragmatic approach to Mideast (27/03/2013, The Washington Post)

Here’s the coldblooded calculation at work as President Obama shapes his foreign-policy agenda: If he took “full ownership” of the Syria problem through direct military intervention, that’s probably all he could accomplish during his second term — and even then, … Lire la suite

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Jordanie: Abdullah II replace son trône au cœur des enjeux (MESP, 09/12/2013)

L’Irak vient de décider de fermer ses frontières avec la Jordanie, alors que “le triangle sunnite” est en effervescence et menace d’isoler Bagdad et le pouvoir central irakien d’Amman et de Damas. Cette décision irakienne, prise après la visite surprise … Lire la suite

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Syria and the Changing Middle East Energy Map (Carnegie Middle East Center, 02/02/2013)

The Egyptian Revolution and a Stalled Pipeline Project The Arab Spring has already had an impact on the energy map in the Middle East. The Arab Gas Pipeline project, which from its inception more than a decade ago aimed to … Lire la suite

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Syrian exodus to Jordan intensifies as UN ups refugee forecasts (Jordan Times, 17/12/2012)

Syrians poured into Jordan in record numbers early Sunday as the UN warned that the ongoing conflict may lead to as many as 1.8 million refugees by 2013. According to the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR), increased violence in southern Syria … Lire la suite

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Jordan Protesters Dream of Shift to King’s Brother (NYT, 21/11/2012)

In a letter from his deathbed, the king’s father, King Hussein, signaled a preference for Hamzah, the eldest son of the fourth and final queen, who the king wrote had been “envied since childhood because he was close to me.” … Lire la suite

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