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January 29, 1991 | Reuters
Official Jordanian sources said Jordanians trying to enter Syria through the border post of Dara were turned back without reason, following similar problems Sunday. Freight was not affected. "We don't know of any problem but we are inquiring into why these people have apparently been refused entry," said Information Minister Ibrahim Izzeddine.
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January 29, 1991 | Reuters
Official Jordanian sources said Jordanians trying to enter Syria through the border post of Dara were turned back without reason, following similar problems Sunday. Freight was not affected. "We don't know of any problem but we are inquiring into why these people have apparently been refused entry," said Information Minister Ibrahim Izzeddine.
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August 25, 1990 | DANIEL WILLIAMS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The government Friday formally reopened Jordan's border with Iraq, a frontier it was unable in fact to fully shut down because of the press of refugees fleeing Kuwait who trekked across the desert despite intense heat, lack of water and threat of disease. Jordan announced that it would try to regulate the flow of migrants into the country and keep it at 20,000 a day, but that goal seemed unrealistic.
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August 25, 1990 | DANIEL WILLIAMS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The government Friday formally reopened Jordan's border with Iraq, a frontier it was unable in fact to fully shut down because of the press of refugees fleeing Kuwait who trekked across the desert despite intense heat, lack of water and threat of disease. Jordan announced that it would try to regulate the flow of migrants into the country and keep it at 20,000 a day, but that goal seemed unrealistic.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 29, 1999
King Hussein of Jordan called the autobiography he published as a young man "Uneasy Lies the Head," borrowing his title from Shakespeare to acknowledge the often precarious state of his monarchy and the personal dangers he had endured. Hussein has now worn his crown for nearly 46 years and time and again has proven himself to be not just an adroit survivor but a pragmatic and shrewd maneuverer between the Arab world and the West.
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