At Syria border, Jordanians dash over for cheap shopping

November 11, 2018

Syrian vendor Abu Alaa waits for Jordanian customers to sell them pomegranate at the recently reopened Nassib border post in the Daraa province,at the Syrian-Jordanian border south of Damascus on November 7, 2018. (AFP) 

Near the recently reopened border with Jordan, former Syrian rebel fighter Bahaa al-Masri sells date-filled pastries and sesame biscuits to Jordanians flocking across the frontier to snap up bargains.