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The new ban will take effect from May 15, 2017, as unacceptable levels of pesticides were found in food imports from five Arab countries. (AFP/ Omar Salem)
April 26, 2017 - 09:05 GMT
The ban covers certain produce from Egypt, Oman, Jordan, Lebanon and Yemen.
A Syrian refugee in a refugee camp in Jordan. (AFP/file)
April 25, 2017 - 13:36 GMT
The US is reportedly planning a 21 percent cut in aid to Jordan. Al Bawaba looks at why that might not be such a good idea.
The reported ban might have been put in place due to increasing levels of chemical pesticide residues in Jordan's agricultural products. (AFP/ Menahem Kahana)
April 24, 2017 - 11:22 GMT
News reports have indicated that the UAE took a decision to indefinitely ban the import of Jordanian vegetables.
A young Jordanian woman holds a placard that reads,
April 24, 2017 - 08:30 GMT
The revised penal code will force rapists to serve out their sentences and calls for tougher punishment on other crimes.
A fresco at Quseir Amra desert castle near the capital Amman. (Pixabay)
April 23, 2017 - 15:34 GMT
Jordan announced that its tourism revenues rose by 14 percent in the first quarter of 2017.
Ahmad Oqailan Almoush is one of two men responsible for the burning posters of Shia clerics and encouraging people to ‘step on them, they’re Shi’ites, God curse them’. (twitter)
April 23, 2017 - 08:15 GMT
Ahmad Oqailan Almoush, the man responsible for burning posters of prominent Shia clerics in Jordan, has been arrested.
Jordanian government spokesman Mohammed Momani says Jordan continues to push for a political solution in Syria. (File/AFP)
April 22, 2017 - 16:00 GMT
Jordan has rejected as “baseless” claims that it plans to deploy troops in neighbouring Syria in coordination with the US.
Jordanian security forces on patrol in the southern city of Karak. (AFP/File)
April 20, 2017 - 12:00 GMT
The suspect is accused 'promoting the ideologies of Daesh' by posting photos, videos and news about them on Facebook.
US Secretary of Defense James Mattis (L) and US Central Command Commander Joseph Votel take part in a briefing at the Pentagon in Washington, DC on April 11, 2017. (AFP/Mandel Ngan)
April 19, 2017 - 14:00 GMT
Following the US attack on a Syrian government airbase earlier this month, many allies of the US will want to know how the Trump team intends to approach Syria.
The event took place on the 14th April outside a Mosque in Mafra, Jordan. (twitter)
April 19, 2017 - 12:41 GMT
Mosque-goers in Mafraq stamp over posters of Shia clerics and burn Iranian flags at Friday prayers.
Jordan driver Husam Salem in action at the 2016 Jordan Rally (Photo: Amjad Ghsoun)
April 18, 2017 - 18:15 GMT
With a little over two weeks until Jordan hosts one of its most popular sporting and social events of the year, organizers of the FIA Jordan Rally...
Photo: Facebook official page
April 16, 2017 - 05:25 GMT
The 23rd LG Dead Sea Ultra Marathon concluded on Friday with Jordanian runners winning top spots in the event.
Prince Hamzah Youth City's current football stadium (Photo: alghad.com)
April 15, 2017 - 06:36 GMT
Royal Court Secretary General Yousef Issawi on Thursday inaugurated the revamping and expanding project of the Prince Hamzah Youth City in Aqaba...
Jordan’s women team unbeaten at Asian qualifiers
April 14, 2017 - 06:37 GMT
The women’s national football team ended its Group A qualifiers for the 2018 Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Women’s Football Championship with an unbeaten streak after five consecutive wins in the matches held in Tajikistan.
The new deal stipulates that Paris puts at the disposal of Jordan its expertise in protecting nuclear and radiant materials, as well as preventing and detecting smuggling of nuclear materials. (AFP/File)
April 13, 2017 - 12:31 GMT
Jordan signed on Wednesday a deal on nuclear safety with France, the Jordan News Agency reported.
This is going to be the best event of the year. (ListenArabic)
April 13, 2017 - 10:31 GMT
This is going to be the best event of the year.