Osama Al Sharif

The Jordanian government is pushing to amend a 67-year-old law regulating the possession of firearms in the kingdom. If the amendments pass, Jordanians would have six months to hand over unlicensed handguns, automatic and semi-automatic firearms or face heavy penalties. The proposed amendments would
Jordan and Qatar are expected to exchange ambassadors in the coming days, two years after Amman recalled its ambassador to Doha, as Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Bahrain and Egypt severed ties with the Gulf state in June 2017. On June 24, the local army radio quoted government
veteran journalist and political commentator based in Amman who specializes in Middle East issues. He can be reached at [email protected] On Twitter: @plato010