Gulf Times - Jordan-unions
Jordan unions press on demands to scrap tax law after protests

Jordan unions press on demands to scrap tax law after protests

Jordanian unions and a majority of lawmakers said on Saturday they would press on with demands for the government to scrap a IMF-backed tax bill that triggered protests against price hikes.

Iraq warns of 'regional war' over Turkish military presence

Iraq warns of 'regional war' over Turkish military presence

Iraq's prime minister warned Turkey on Wednesday it risked triggering a regional war by keeping troops in his territory, as the neighbouring states summoned each other's ambassadors in a mounting diplomatic stand-off.