Jordan’s welfare benefits the world

Feb 07,2016 – JORDAN TIMES – EDITORIAL His Majesty King Abdullah’s address at the recently held “Supporting Syria and the Region Conference” in London underscored the urgent need to adopt a new approach in dealing with the protracted Syrian crisis, as “we are confronted with what is arguably the worst, […]

Bad for the Syrians

Feb 04,2016 – JORDAN TIMES EDITORIAL UN Syria envoy Staffan de Mistura declared a “pause” in the tortuous UN-mediated talks to end the war in Syria, postponing them for February 25. While acknowledging that after the first week of preparatory talks “there is more work to be done, not only […]

Timely counsel

Feb 03,2016 – JORDAN TIMES EDITORIAL HH Prince Zeid, the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights in Geneva, has just issued a warning to all parties involved in the peace talks on the Syrian conflict, to not even think of granting amnesty to any person implicated in the commission of […]

Syria: The story of the conflict

Source: BBC More than 250,000 Syrians have lost their lives in four-and-a-half years of armed conflict, which began with anti-government protests before escalating into a full-scale civil war. More than 11 million others have been forced from their homes as forces loyal to President Bashar al-Assad and those opposed to […]


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