Barack Obama's tour of the Middle East has reached it's final stop. In Jordan, the US President is due to discuss the ongoing conflict in Syria with King Abdullah. Earlier, he visited the Yad Vashem holocaust memorial in Jerusalem.
Gaza medics have said four people have been killed and some 600 wounded during rallies along the border fence. The demonstrations coincided with Al-Quds Day, an anti-Israeli day of protests held across the Middle East.
The UN General Assembly has voted to condemn Israeli violence against Palestinian protesters in Gaza. A US attempt to blame Hamas failed to pass.
Saudi Arabia says it will host a donors' conference of several Arab countries to discuss ways to support cash-strapped Jordan, which is facing mass demonstrations over the kingdom's austerity measures amid price hikes.
Jordan's embattled prime minister has reportedly stepped down from his post during a meeting with King Abdullah II. The move follows days of anti-government protests that were sparked by anger over economic policies.
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