Keyword: jordanaid

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  • Obama, Jordan's Abdullah show united front against Syria's Assad (gives Jordan extra $200M)

    03/23/2013 7:53:34 AM PDT · by traumer · 17 replies
    Obama, in Jordan after his Israel visit, pledged to work with Congress to provide $200 million in aid for Syrian refugees, says he is sure Assad will go; King also says window of opportunity for Israeli-Palestinian peace closing due to settlement activity. U.S. President Barack Obama and Jordan's King Abdullah presented a united front against Syrian President Bashar al-Assad on Friday as Jordan grapples with a refugee crisis caused by Syria's civil war. Obama, in Jordan following a visit to Israel and the West Bank, pledged new aid to help the country deal with the refugee crush but stopped short...
  • Obama offers additional $200 million to aid Jordan

    03/22/2013 6:05:14 PM PDT · by SMGFan · 50 replies
    AMMAN, Jordan (AP) — President Barack Obama says his administration is working with Congress to provide Jordan with an additional $200 million in aid this year.