Jordan

January 6, 2015

The Gaza Marine reserve was discovered in 2000.
12:47 GMT

While it was reported in Jordan yesterday that the negotiations on importing Israeli gas from the Leviathan reserve had been halted.

January 5, 2015

Petra Airlines will be rebranded as Air Arabia Jordan and the UAE carrier will establish a hub at Amman's Queen Alia International Airport
14:28 GMT

Air Arabia, a leading low-cost carrier, has bought a 49 per cent stake in Jordan's Petra Airlines.

CBJ Deputy Governor Adel Sharkas indicated on Sunday that the amount would range between JD400 and JD500 million (500 to 600 USD).
04:55 GMT

"The decision to issue Islamic sukuk to finance part of the accumulated deficit in the government."

January 4, 2015

The Hashemite Kingdom last year agreed to purchase natural gas from Israel at a cost of $15 billion.
11:07 GMT

Jordan is suspending negotiations with Israel over plans to import natural gas.

26-year-old 1st Lt. Mu’ath al-Kasasbeh was taken prisoner after his warplane came down on December 24. (File photo)
07:46 GMT

The father of a Jordanian pilot captured by the self-proclaimed Islamic State group in Syria has appealed to the militants to treat his son well.

January 3, 2015

The Royal Jordanian Air Force pilot was captured by Daesh militants after his fighter jet was downed in the northern Syrian city and Daesh capital of Raqqa. (AFP/File)
19:27 GMT

After a US-led coalition rescue mission reportedly twice failed to free Jordanian pilot Muath al-Kasaesbeh from Daesh militants Friday, unconfirmed reports of the pilot's execution emerge on Arabic media.

January 2, 2015

Muath al-Kasasbeh, 26, was captured by Daesh militants when his fighter jet crashed in Syria last week. (AFP/File)
17:00 GMT

Two rescue missions to save the captured Jordanian pilot Muath al-Kasasbeh from Daesh ended in failure after a series of US air raids in Raqqa.

December 31, 2014

Salafist leader Jamil Riyan was arrested by Jordanian security forces for allegedly "breaking the law". (AFP/File)
15:01 GMT

Security forces in Jordan released hardline Salafist Jamil Riyan after his 80-day detention period due to insufficient evidence for his arrest.

"Exodus: Gods and Kings" won't be shown in Amman theaters.
09:43 GMT

Following the footsteps of Morocco, Egypt, and the United Arab Emirates, Jordan will be showing the Hollywood blockbuster "Exodus: Gods and Kings" in theaters.

December 30, 2014

Wearing an orange jumpsuit, Mu'ath al-Kaseasbeh appeared in a Daesh magazine question and answer interview. (Image: Daily Mail)
07:33 GMT

Daesh militants have released an interview with the captured Jordanian pilot Mu'ath al-Kaseasbeh, whose plane crashed in Syria last week.

December 29, 2014

The magazine has previously praised terror activities like the 'Underwear Bomber,' whose failed bombing attempt on a plane in 2009 led to the implementation of full-body security scans at airports. (AFP/File)
14:52 GMT

In an article published on Christmas Eve in the militant group's magazine, Inspire, al-Qaeda encouraged 'lone wolf' operatives to attack Western airliners, giving instructions on breaching airport security and selecting targets.

It is still unclear what caused the pilot's plane to crash near Daesh's self-proclaimed capital city of Raqqa. (AFP/File)
12:00 GMT

Jordan has reportedly appealed to Turkey for help in securing the release of Jordanian pilot 1st Lt. Mu’ath al-Kaseasbeh who is being held captive by Daesh.

The draft resolution set a 12-month deadline to wrap up negotiations and will pave the way for complete Israeli withdrawal from the Palestinian territories by the end of 2017. (AFP/File)
10:30 GMT

Jordan selected to present the Palestinian resolution calling for an Israeli withdrawal to the pre-1967 lines to the United Nations Security Council on Monday.

The Jordanian Free Zones Corporation oversaw 77 investment projects in 2014. (AFP/File)
09:37 GMT

It's been a good year for Jordanian Free Zones Corporation after the organization attracted $500 million worth of investment to the kingdom in 2014.

December 27, 2014

Javier Aguirre
18:40 GMT

Japan national football coach Javier Aguirre on Saturday strongly denied any involvement in match-fixing allegations in Spain.