Jordan has added new controversial articles to its anti-terrorism law in its effort to stop local jihadists from heading to Syria to fight in the country's ongoing war.
One man died after riots broke out in Maan earlier this week.
April 23, 2014
Jordanian filmmakers are now invited to submit their work for the Jordanian Short Film Competition.
“This revised form will enable Jordanian trading companies to strengthen their competitive edge in both domestic and international markets,” the statement said.
April 22, 2014
Jordan's Zaatari problem - when a host community can't cope.
Jordan has summoned the Israeli ambassador to Amman over recent clashes at al Aqsa mosque compound in East Jerusalem.
April 20, 2014
Four citizens residing in the Jordanian city of Irbid were arrested late last week for allegedly attempting to facilitate the entry of “would-be Islamist fighters” into Syria, according to Islamist and official sources.
As tourists continue to flock to Jordan en masse, the Hashemite Kingdom is recording higher revenue profits than ever before.
Wake up Hollywood - Western entertainment is overdue for an Arab awakening! Here's Al-Bawaba's list of 10 influential celebrities you didn't know had Arab roots.
April 17, 2014
Prime Minister Abdullah Ensour said this week that Jordan's economy is recovering and moving steadily forward despite the global financial crisis and the Syrian infighting.
Actor and Unicef Goodwill Ambassador Orlando Bloom visited the Za'atari refugee camp in Jordan to highlight the plight of Syrian refugees.
Libyan authorities said they still have no news about the fate of Fawaz Aitan, the Jordanian ambassador who was abducted in Tripoli on Tuesday morning.
April 16, 2014
Jordan's air force shot down armored vehicles trying to enter the Kingdom from Syria Wednesday.
The Jordanian State Security Court on Tuesday sentenced three Syrians to five-year prison terms for attempting to provide arms and explosives to the Free Syrian Army (FSA).
April 15, 2014
Jordan's ambassador to Libya is being held by Al Qaeda-affiliated kidnappers who are demanding the release of a Libyan who is serving a life prison sentence in Jordan.