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World 24 Jun 2014 | 7:00 AM

Sunni tribesmen seize Iraqi border crossing with Jordan - sources

AMMAN (Reuters) - Sunni tribesmen took control of a border crossing between Iraq and Jordan after Iraq's army pulled out of the area following clashes with rebels, Iraqi and Jordanian intelligence sources said on Monday.

World 26 Jun 2014 | 3:00 AM

Iraq turmoil leaves Jordan racing to secure second border

JORDAN-IRAQ BORDER (Reuters) - Jordanian military and political officials vowed on Wednesday to prevent advancing Sunni militants from crossing into the Western-backed kingdom, putting on a public show of force along its fortified desert border with Iraq.

World 07 Apr 2015 | 6:25 PM

On Saudi border with Yemen, troops watch for Houthi movement

JIZAN, Saudi Arabia (Reuters) - Far from war-damaged Sanaa and Aden, Lieutenant Colonel Hamed al-Ahmari stood atop a Saudi border post and gestured across a valley to a Yemeni mountainside held by the Houthi militia, whose positions the kingdom's jets have bombarded for 12 days.

World 07 Jun 2019 | 6:38 AM

Explainer: How does the situation on the U.S.-Mexico border compare with the past?

(Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump has made immigration a central theme of his administration but has grown increasingly frustrated with the ballooning numbers of mostly Central American families crossing the U.S.-Mexico border and turning themselves in to U.S. authorities.

World 06 Jun 2019 | 2:52 AM

U.S. border arrests of families hit another record, amid Mexico tariff threat

NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. border officers apprehended more than 132,000 people crossing the U.S. southern border in May, the government said on Wednesday, an increase over the previous month and the most in more than a decade, reaching what officials said were "crisis" levels.

World 15 May 2019 | 7:53 PM

U.S. plans to send transportation security staff to U.S.-Mexico border

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Trump administration plans to redirect Transportation Security Administration staff to the U.S. southern border to assist with immigration duties and migrant flows, the TSA said on Wednesday.

World 30 Mar 2019 | 10:51 AM

Trump threatens closure of U.S.-Mexico border next week to stem asylum surge

WASHINGTON/PALM BEACH, Fla. (Reuters) - President Donald Trump threatened on Friday to close the U.S. border with Mexico next week, potentially disrupting millions of legal border crossings and billions of dollars in trade, if Mexico does not stop immigrants from reaching the United States.

World 07 Feb 2019 | 4:08 AM

U.S. border officials don't share Trump's zeal for border wall -lawmakers

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials on Wednesday described a multi-pronged strategy for tightening the southern border with Mexico that did not focus mainly on a massive wall President Donald Trump demands, according to lawmakers who attended a classified briefing.

World 04 Jan 2019 | 8:42 AM

U.S. activists helped migrants in Mexico during border clash

MEXICO CITY/TIJUANA (Reuters) - A group of U.S. activists opposed to President Donald Trump's immigration policies helped migrants in Mexico during a clash with U.S. agents at the border on New Year's Eve, and dispute their government's account of the events.

World 28 Nov 2018 | 7:16 AM

As Trump renews border wall demands, U.S. government shutdown looms

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump's renewed demand for U.S. taxpayer funding of his proposed U.S.-Mexico border wall was threatening again on Tuesday to bring on a budget standoff and a partial government shutdown, leaving Congress just 11 days to act.