Jordanian Prime Minister Omar Al-Razzaz has asked ministers to submit their resignations in preparation for a cabinet reshuffle. Al-Razzaz said that the reshuffle aims to contribute toward efforts overcoming the challenges and achieving the priorities and plans of the government.
Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, Jordanian King Abdullah II and Iraqi Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi met in Cairo to discuss ways to enhance economic and strategic relations, as well as a unified Arab position toward the regional developments.
Jordan is on a mission to rejuvenate trade with its neighbour, Iraq, as regional competitors scramble for footholds in the country. However, Jordanian officials have voiced their concerns about competitiveness within the export sector.
The UN on Wednesday urged warring parties in Syria to allow basic health service deliveries to tens of thousands of increasingly desperate Syrians trapped in the desert near the Jordanian border. UNICEF said that two Syrian babies died near the Rukban border crossing over the past 48 hours.
After being displaced form their homes in Daraa, refugees make desperate pleas to the Jordanian Government to open up borders and send them aid. Many of them are unable to buy food or water during these desperate times.