Jordan’s prime minister, Omar Razzaz. Photograph: Khalil Mazraawi/AFP via Getty Images

Jordan’s prime minister has said his country could view positively a “one-state democratic solution” to the Israel-Palestine dispute, as he warned tha(...)

Jordanian Princess Haya Bint al-Hussein and her then husband, Dubai ruler Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid al-Maktoum,  at Royal Ascot in June, 2010. Photograph:  Luke MacGregor/Reuters

Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid al-Maktoum, the billionaire ruler of Dubai, orchestrated a campaign “aimed at intimidating and frightening” his former wife(...)

Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid al-Maktoum with Princess Haya, the most visible and glamorous of  his reported six wives, at the Epsom Derby festival  in England on June 3rd, 2017. Photograph:  Mark Cuthbert/UK Press via Getty Images

Few world leaders are known to write poetry. Fewer still offer it up for public consumption. And almost none record their marital breakups in verse on(...)

Middle East visit: US vice-president Mike Pence in Amman. Photograph: Khalil Mazraa/AFP/Getty

US vice-president Mike Pence has defended Donald Trump’s move to declare Jerusalem the capital of Israel, a decision that has touched off uneasiness a(...)