Suhail Azzam, who will represent Jordan at the Asian Winter Games next week, in an undated photo (Photo: JOC Media Service)
February 16, 2017 - 14:41 GMT
Jordan will send two skiers to the 8th Asian Winter Games taking place in Sapporo, Japan, from February 19-26, according to the Jordan Olympic Committee News Service.
The Jordan Integrity and Anti-Corruption Commission is tasked with routing out corruption at government agencies. (File photo)
February 16, 2017 - 10:30 GMT
The unnamed director is suspected of issuing fraudulent work permits.
Dead Sea Ultra Marathon logo
February 15, 2017 - 18:28 GMT
The Dead Sea Ultramarathon is to return and continue to be sponsored by LG Electronics, according to Run Jordan, the sole entity dedicated to bringing together different marathon events and races in Jordan under one umbrella.
The current four destinations, served by Royal Wings, bring an average of 400 tourists a week to Jordan through Aqaba. (Shutterstock)
February 15, 2017 - 13:00 GMT
The Jordan Tourism Board is in the final stage of negotiations to bring more tourists from the UK and Italy to Aqaba via low-cost carriers.
Jordan’s Qusai Hubbub has his eye on the big time in fencing (Photo: JOC Media Service)
February 14, 2017 - 16:47 GMT
Fourteen-year-old Qusai Habboub has big ambitions, according to the Jordan Olympic Committee News Service.
Photo: Jordan Olympic Committee
February 14, 2017 - 15:57 GMT
Jordan finished the West Asian Table Tennis Championships with four gold, four silver and five bronze medals after a glorious final day in Aqaba, according to the Jordan Olympic Committee News Service.
Divorce is no joking matter in Jordan, which has the highest rate in the region (Flickr)
February 13, 2017 - 13:15 GMT
Jordan's fatwa department did not see it as a laughing matter.
The telecom sector in Jordan is subject to different taxes that are considered the highest in the region. (Shutterstock)
February 13, 2017 - 06:00 GMT
Last week, the government scrapped a “100 percent sales tax exemption” on fixed and mobile Internet services, effectively raising the tax rate from 8 to 16 percent.
Tourism to Aqaba, Jordan is benefiting from the strong demand of local and Scandinavian countries. (File photo)
February 12, 2017 - 06:00 GMT
Colliers International's hotel market report forecasts good news for resorts in Aqaba and Palm Jumeirah, buoyed by shifts in demand away from Egypt and Turkey.
The event is held every four years. Japan is the reigning champion.
February 09, 2017 - 15:50 GMT
Jordan plays Algeria in two friendlies this month as part of preparations for the 2018 AFC Women's Football Championship.
Earlier this month, the Cabinet decided to deduct 10 per cent of any sum above JD2,000 in monthly salaries of civil servants, and set a cap of JD3,500 on public sector salaries. (Shutterstock)
February 09, 2017 - 14:00 GMT
Jordan's latest economic measures include raising taxes on cigarettes, soft drinks and telecom services, as well as increasing fees to issue passports from JD20 to JD50.
The report indicated that Jordan is placing a heavy emphasis on solar and wind power projects. (PV magazine/Samer Zawaydeh)
February 09, 2017 - 08:00 GMT
The Jordan Clean Technology Sector Report 2016 is a qualitative overview of the clean tech sector and the enablers that allow Jordan to become a destination for clean energy investments.
The Arab Bank announced over a week ago that its net profits after taxes rose by 20 percent to $533 million in 2016 compared to $442 million in 2015. (File photo)
February 09, 2017 - 06:00 GMT
The 20 percent share of the Hariri family at the Arab Bank has been sold for $1.12B to a group of 40 Arab and Jordanian investors headed by Arab Bank Chairman Sabih al-Masri.
Qatar's Al-Sadd failed to advance to AFC Champions League's group stage
February 08, 2017 - 14:42 GMT
The line-up of the AFC Champions League group stage is almost complete as Ulsan Hyundai, Shanghai SIPG, Gamba Osaka, Al Fateh, Bunyodkor, Esteghlal, Al Wahda and Brisbane Roar all sealed their places on Tuesday and Wednesday following two days of play-off action.
Royal Jordanian has hilariously trolled Trump for a second time (Wikimedia Commons)
February 07, 2017 - 10:41 GMT
The airline has once again referenced the US President in their promotional material, to great amusement.
Ziad Aziz hopes to help Jordan make its mark in this weekend's West Asia Table Tennis Championships (Photo: Jordan Olympic Committee News Service)
February 06, 2017 - 16:28 GMT
Jordan has been chosen to stage the West Asia Table Tennis Championships from Thursday to next Sunday in the Red Sea city of Aqaba, the Jordan Olympic Committee (JOC) News Service said on Sunday.