Topic: King Abdallah II
The change initiated by Jordan's still-popular King Abdullah is likely influenced by recent uprisings in Egypt and Tunisia. But expectations are low for significant political change.
02/01/2011 04:33 pm
If only 1/10th of 1 percent of the world's 1.6 billion Muslims are terrorists, that is 1.6 million killers acting in Allah's name. Moderate Muslims and non-Muslims are natural and necessary allies in this existential struggle for tolerance and freedom.
11/10/2010 01:43 pm
Global News Blog Mahmoud Abbas gives Israel a week to halt settlement expansion. Does he mean it this time?
Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas backed down again on his threat to quit peace talks over Israeli settlement expansion, this time pending consultation with the Arab League Oct. 4.
09/28/2010 01:30 pm
On the Daily Show tonight, Jon Stewart is hosting Jordan's King Abdullah. Abdullah gets full points for hipness, but restoring his country's influence is another matter.
09/23/2010 09:15 pm
Photos of the Day Photos of the Day 09/01
Hamas took responsibility for the fatal shooting of four Israeli settlers outside Hebron today, on the eve of Israeli-Palestinian talks in Washington.
08/31/2010 06:08 pm
In Pictures Following Qaddafi's fashion
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Sunday that a peace treaty with the Palestinians would be possible once direct talks start next week.
08/22/2010 01:52 pm
The short answer may be that an Israeli freeze on settlement construction is set to expire soon. But other Israeli-Palestinian factors may be at work, too.
08/20/2010 04:33 pm
Royal wedding watchers will get an eyeful this weekend in Sweden when royalty and dignitaries attend the wedding of Crown Princess Victoria and Daniel Westling.
06/18/2010 04:05 pm