King Hussein arrives at Brown University for son's graduation
King Hussein of Jordan waves as he arrives at Brown University to attend the graduation of his son Prince Faisal on May 27, 1985 in Providence, RI. (UPI Photo/Mark Cardwell/Files)
Jordan wants to build an $18 billion oil pipeline from southern Iraq to beat the kingdom's crippling energy shortage, but it's also looking to built two nuclear reactors, a step the United States doesn't want its Arab ally to take.
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U.S. President Barack Obama arrived in Jordan Friday after a visit to Israel that included with a stop Friday at the Holocaust Memorial at Yad Vashem.
UPI Almanac for Wednesday, March 13, 2013.
UPI Almanac for Thursday, Feb. 7, 2013.
Israel's airstrike against Syria underlines just how jumpy the Israelis are as they grapple with a range of threats on all their increasingly unstable borders.
Candidates loyal to King Abdullah II scored well in Jordanian parliamentary elections intended to quell discontent and criticism of the Hashemite monarchy.
UPI Almanac for Thursday, Jan. 24, 2013.
Political unrest in Jordan, a key U.S. ally and Israeli peace partner, has been heightened by Iraq's closure of its border with the Hashemite Kingdom.
UPI Almanac for Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2012.