January 9, 2013
Jordan's Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) on Monday referred a new file involving alleged corruption related to mining operations at the Jordan Phosphate Mines Company (JPMC) to the prosecutor general.
January 8, 2013
Unemployment in Jordan is creeping, new figures show, with 12.5 per cent of the population without work, up from 12.1 per cent in the same quater of 2011.
Heavy rain and strong winds in the camp leave tents underwater and residents protesting about living conditions.
Jordan's Ministry of Labour on Monday opened a 60-day grace period for guest workers in the Kingdom who need to rectify their legal status.
January 7, 2013
Jordanian reggae-funk-rock band, Autostrad, have upset Palestinian fans by obtaining Israeli visas to play in Nazareth.
A sudden influx of refugees into the Zaatari camp worries UN officials, already struggling to cope.
January 6, 2013
Jordan aims to cut its budget deficit by about a third in 2013 to curb in the wake of soaring fuel import costs and the impact of the Arab Spring.
Jordan’s Egyptian gas supplies have returned to “normal levels”, according to energy officials, after nearly two years of reduced supply due to political and technical setbacks
January 3, 2013
Two UN peacekeepers are released in Sudan after the longest kidnapping in the history of the mission.
January 2, 2013
The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has deposited $250 million in the Central Bank of Jordan on December 25, the UAE Ambassador to Jordan Abdullah Al Ameri said Wednesday.
January 1, 2013
Jordan seems to have tricks up its sleeves for 2013 as it provides a preview of its game-plan for dealing with troubled and possibly chemical Syrian neighbor. Any threats it may pose for the Kingdom are not fazing the Jordanians just yet.
Jordan and Kuwait on Sunday signed four agreements to finance projects in key sectors worth $259.5 million.
December 31, 2012
In a worrying sign for Jordan, the poverty rate in the Kingdom has creeped up to 14.4 per cent in 2010, up 1.1 per cent on 2008 figures, as the country grapples with a struggling economy.
December 30, 2012
The life of a movie star and heartthrob is all well and good but with his country in crisis, Syrian actor Abed Fahed has swapped celebrity glamor for humanitarian action.
Jordan's overal budget expenditure is estimated to be around JD7.4 billion, an insider has said, with the deficit expected to be around JD800 million, once aid money is accounted for.