The Muslim World
AMMAN — The third meeting of the Higher Committee of the "Integrated Industrial Partnership for Sustainable Economic Development", involving Jordan, Egypt, Bahrain and the United Arab Emirates, is scheduled to commence in Amman on Sunday.The meeting is set to cover the latest developments and industrial projects agreed upon by member states. Member states will also consider adopting the recommendations and report of the Partnership’s Executive Committee, the Jordan News Agency, Petra, reported.
The move ends a decadeslong ban that indicates a further thawing of ties between Israel and Arab nations.
Turkey has stepped up plans to house victims of the devastating earthquake which struck its border region with Syria, the interior minister said, as the combined death toll in the two countries crept towards 50,000.
They were there to advance programmes to develop drone or missile capabilities of Tehran's allies in Syria, sources said.
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