By John Lee.

The President of the Iraqi Business Council in Amman has called for the re-opening of Tureibil [Tarbiel, Tirbil, Traibil, Trebil, Turaybeel] border crossing between Jordan and Iraq.

According to a report from Petra, Majid Al Saedi said the move would boost the two countries’ economies and enhance trade, which has dropped significantly since the border crossing was closed.

(Source: Petra)

By John Lee.

Jordan has reported closed its borders with Syria and Iraq following the suicide bombing that killed six soldiers at a Jordanian army camp.

The Jordanian government said that there won’t be new refugee camps and that the existing ones won’t be expanded.

(Sources: ANSAmed, Newsweek)