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Cancer drug Gleevec may help with severe asthma
A leukemia drug might also effectively treat severe asthma, a small-scale clinical trial suggests.
Trump budget to cut $800B from Medicaid
President Donald Trump plans to request $1.7 trillion in cuts to social and entitlement programs for lower-income Americans, including an $800 billion cut in Medicaid, U.S. government officials said.
Indonesian police arrest 141 men over 'gay sex party'
Indonesian police have arrested 141 men attending what they called a "gay sex party" at a sauna in the capital Jakarta late on Sunday.
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Turkey opens mass trial of coup suspects near Ankara
Turkey has marched dozens of coup suspects past a hostile crowd at the start of their trial near Ankara.
Death toll rises to 140 after attack at Libyan airbase
The death toll in the attack of a rebel airbase in south Libya rose to 140, a spokesman for military strongman Khalifa Haftar said.
Ransomware hackers say they will dump data on North Korea nukes
A group of hackers claiming responsibility for the global ransomware cyberattack that began Friday said they would soon "dump" data related to North Korea's nuclear and missile programs.
Queen Rania Visits Eureka Tech Academy and Meets with its Staff and Students
Her Majesty Queen Rania Al Abdullah visited the Eureka Tech Academy, on Wednesday, during which she emphasized the importance of investing in hands-on learning and reassessing the current methods used in teaching the sciences.
King, Egyptian president hold talks in Cairo
His Majesty King Abdullah II and Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi held talks in Cairo on Wednesday, that focused on means to forge closer ties between the two countries as well as current regional issues.
Japan's Princess Mako to give up royal status for marriage
Japan's Princess Mako is giving up her royal status for love.
Stray shell falls in Ramtha, none hurt
A stray mortar shell flying from the war-torn Syria, Wednesday landed on the border city of Ramtha, some 90 kilometers from the capital, but no injuries were reported, an official source told Petra.
Army chief meets U.S. and Iraqi military officials
Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Staff Lt. Gen. Mahmoud Freihat on Sunday discussed with Commander of U.S. Central Command, Gen. Joseph Votel, and Chief of Staff of the Iraqi army, Gen. Othman Al-Ghanimi.
FM, Egyptian and Palestinian officials discuss peace process
Minister of Foreign and Expatriates Affairs Ayman Safadi on Sunday discussed with Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shukri and PLO Executive Committee member Saeb Erekat coordination of efforts to kickstart serious and effective peace talks to solve the Palestinian-Israeli conflict based on the two-st
King, Sultan Qaboos hold talks in Muscat
His Majesty King Abdullah II and His Majesty Oman's Sultan Qaboos bin Said, on Sunday, held talks in Muscat, on relations between the two countries and the latest developments in the region.
Microsoft warns ransomware cyber-attack is a wake-up call
A cyber-attack that has hit 150 countries since Friday should be treated by governments around the world as a "wake-up call", Microsoft says.
U.N. Security Council calls 'urgent' meeting after North Korea's latest missile test
Following North Korea's latest ballistic missile test, the U.N. Security Council will hold urgent consultations at the request of the United States, Japan and South Korea, officials said.
Jordan budget deficit stands at JOD192 million in Q1
Jordan's budget deficit stood at JD192 million in the first quarter of 2017 compared to JD174 million in the first period of 2016, according to the monthly bulletin of the Finance Ministry.
Jordan downs drone near Syria border
F-16 fighter jets of the Royal Jordanian Air Force late Wednesday downed an unidentified drone near the northern borders with Syria, a military source said in a statement.
Jordan's pubic debt reaches JOD26.5 bln in 1Q
Jordan's total public debt at the end of the first quarter this year amounted to JD26.5 billion or 95.1 per cent of projected GDP.
Planning Ministry signs $46 million loan agreement with AFESD
Ministry of Planning and International Cooperation signed with the Arab Fund for Economic and Social Development (AFESD) a $46 million loan agreement to contribute to the implementation of the Salt ring road project.
Senate committee subpoenas Flynn for Russia documents
The Senate Select Committee on Intelligence issued a subpoena for former national security adviser Michael Flynn's documents related to Russia's meddling in the 2016 U.S. election.
Yemen: From Enforced Disappearance to Unfair Trail
36 Yemeni civilians captured by Houthi groups and forced into disappearance for two years have since been treated with cruelty and now with injustice at illegal courts, the Euro-Mediterranean Human Rights Monitor and Sam for Rights and Liberties have documented in a recent investigation.