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Israeli PM meets Jordan’s king in Amman in first trip abroad since returning to office

Egypt Independent 27 Jan 2023
Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu on Tuesday held talks with King Abdullah in Jordan. The visit comes amid heightened tensions between the two countries over a Jerusalem site holy to both Muslims and Jews over which Jordan has custodianship in Israeli-occupied East Jerusalem.

Prince Ghazi meets with Evangelical Lutheran delegation from US

The Jordan Times 27 Jan 2023
During the meeting, talks addressed Jordan's efforts, led by His Majesty, to protect Islamic and Christian holy sites in Jerusalem and to combat any attempt to change the historical and legal status quo in the holy city, the Jordan News Agency, Petra, reported.

Memphis Police To Release Footage Of Tyre Nichols Traffic Stop, Detailing Fatal Beating

Vibe Magazine 27 Jan 2023
"He was a human piñata for those police officers. Not only was it violent, it was savage." ... Staff Writer, News ... Follow ... Jordan Throws Sucker Punch In ‘Saturday Night Live’ Promo Clip View All ... Jordan James/AP Photo. Nichols’ family members and legal reps have reportedly seen clips of the footage that show a three-minute, brutal beating by police.

FDA moves to ease rules for blood donations from gay men

The Roanoke Times 27 Jan 2023
Sweden allows people to legally change gender. In 1972, Sweden became the first country to give people the right to legally change their gender on identifying documents ... states, people still need to undergo gender-reassignment surgery to legally change their gender ... Lambda Legal forms ... Denmark legalizes same-sex unions ... Jordan Silverman // Getty Images.

Legal Aid files to join city lawsuit against VineBrook Homes

WCPO 26 Jan 2023
“We chose to intervene in this lawsuit to make sure that the tenants and residents in the community who are impacted by VineBrook’s harmful practices have a voice in how the lawsuit plays out,” said Jordan Cotleur, a Legal Aid attorney who filed a motion to intervene Thursday on behalf of five clients.

Spokane County’s attempt to make unions bargain in public officially over

The Spokesman-Review 25 Jan 2023
Spokane County Commissioner Chris Jordan, a Democrat, said the county never should have wasted resources on a legal fight that ended with a unanimous Supreme Court ruling. “I’m disappointed time and taxpayer money was spent on an unnecessary battle with our own employees,” Jordan said.

Netanyahu pledges to maintain status quo at Al-Aqsa Mosque

Middle East Monitor 25 Jan 2023
... with Jordan's King Abdullah II, who had stressed the importance of "respecting the historical and legal status quo" at the Noble Sanctuary of Al-Aqsa.

Senate Legal Committee Okays Amendments To Jordanian Nationality Law

MENA FN 25 Jan 2023
(MENAFN - Jordan News Agency) Amman, Jan. 25 (Petra) - The Senate's Legal Committee on Wednesday approved a a bill amending the Jordanian Nationality Law for 2023, as referred by the Lower ... .

Arkansas legislative committee OKs salary hikes for 4 department heads, others

Arkansas Democrat-Gazette 25 Jan 2023
The annual salaries for the governor's chief legal counsel Andrew Ritchie, the governor's public affairs director Jordan Powell, and governor's deputy chiefs of staff Judd Deere and Kelly Eichler are each $150,000 a year, Johnston said ... • $108,000, deputy legal counsel Cole Jester.

Dissent Episode Two: Judicial Adventurism

The Intercept 25 Jan 2023
I’m Jordan Smith, a senior reporter for The Intercept ... So, on our first episode of Dissent I spoke to legal analyst Jordan Rubin about why the court would even take up this case, right? The point that Katyal is making here underscores that question ... Until next time, I’m Jordan Smith.

Jordanian advocate awarded Franco-German Prize for Human Rights

Arab News 24 Jan 2023
The ministers of foreign affairs of Germany and France have awarded one of the prizes this year to Abdel Aziz, who, as executive director of the Justice Center for Legal Aid, provides access to justice to Jordan’s most vulnerable citizens.

Jordan’s King Abdullah meets Netanyahu over Al-Aqsa tensions

Al Jazeera 24 Jan 2023
The Jordan-run Jerusalem Waqf is the exclusive authority supervising holy sites in Jerusalem, including Al-Aqsa Mosque ... His Majesty King Abdullah II meets Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in Amman and stresses importance of respecting the historical and legal status quo in Al Aqsa Mosque/Al Haram Al Sharif#Jordan.

Zara Aleena’s family may sue over murder by released prisoner

The Guardian 24 Jan 2023
Legal action being considered after report highlights failings that allowed Jordan McSweeney to kill London woman ...

Jordan stresses importance of respecting status quo in Al-Aqsa Mosque during Netanyahu meeting

Arab News 24 Jan 2023
Jordan’s King Abdullah II stressed the importance of respecting the historical and legal status quo in the Al-Aqsa Mosque compound during a meeting with Israel’s prime minister on ...

‘We Have Been Betrayed’: As Billions Flow to Jordan, US Remains Mum on Extradition of ...

The Algemeiner 24 Jan 2023
The Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan is widely considered one of America’s closest allies in the Middle East. US aid to Jordan has quietly tripled in the past 15 years, overtaking every regular US aid recipient in the world except Israel ... Since then, Tamimi has been living free in Jordan.

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