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.
The Jordanian Minister of State for Media Affairs and Government Spokesperson, Jumana Ghunaimat, announced that the Jaber/Nasib border crossing between Jordan and Syria will be reopened on Monday after final measures to reopen the border were agreed upon.
Jordan's military says it has killed several ISIL fighters after they were chased by Syrian troops across southern Syria. The clashes lasted at least 20 hours and various weapons were used to kill the group of militants who were trying to cross the Jordan-Syria Border.
Visitor numbers to Jordan dropped after the Arab Spring uprisings convulsed the Middle East in 2011 and Daesh later rampaged across neighboring Syria and Iraq. Now Jordan is trying to reverse that setback in its tourism industry.