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August 23, 1990 | DANIEL WILLIAMS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Overwhelmed by a dramatic wave of refugees fleeing Kuwait, Jordan suddenly closed its borders to them Wednesday night, even as help was reported on the way in the form of a European-sponsored airlift for stranded Egyptians. The closure came as King Hussein, the Jordanian leader, announced that 42,000 refugees, most of them Egyptian migrant workers, had entered Jordan by way of Iraq and Saudi Arabia on Wednesday alone. About 185,000 people have arrived since the invasion of Kuwait on Aug.
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October 3, 1990 | NICK B. WILLIAMS Jr., TIMES STAFF WRITER
Jordanian truck drivers claimed Wednesday that Saudi Arabian customs officials were damaging their trucks as Persian Gulf politics continued to sour relations between the two countries. The dispute, too new to do any serious damage to either side, nevertheless underlines the Arab divisions over the gulf crisis and the proliferating problems they are causing. Officials in Amman and Riyadh dodged comment on the controversy, but the evidence was clear at their frontier.
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October 3, 1990 | NICK B. WILLIAMS Jr., TIMES STAFF WRITER
Jordanian truck drivers claimed Wednesday that Saudi Arabian customs officials were damaging their trucks as Persian Gulf politics continued to sour relations between the two countries. The dispute, too new to do any serious damage to either side, nevertheless underlines the Arab divisions over the gulf crisis and the proliferating problems they are causing. Officials in Amman and Riyadh dodged comment on the controversy, but the evidence was clear at their frontier.
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August 23, 1990 | DANIEL WILLIAMS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Overwhelmed by a dramatic wave of refugees fleeing Kuwait, Jordan suddenly closed its borders to them Wednesday night, even as help was reported on the way in the form of a European-sponsored airlift for stranded Egyptians. The closure came as King Hussein, the Jordanian leader, announced that 42,000 refugees, most of them Egyptian migrant workers, had entered Jordan by way of Iraq and Saudi Arabia on Wednesday alone. About 185,000 people have arrived since the invasion of Kuwait on Aug.
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