January 14, 2013
King Abdullah blames the lack of peace talks for increasing regional tensions.
Rape has been a 'significant' weapon of Syria's civil war, and is the 'primary' factor in the exodus of women and children refugees to neighbouring Jordan and Lebanon, an aid group has said.
Three hundred oil tankers are stuck at the border between Jordan and Iraq awaiting Baghdad's permission to enter the Kingdom. The border has been closed after a recent spate of protests aimed at Iraq's Prime Minister.
King Abdullah Bin Abdul Aziz, of Saudi Arabia, has ordered 500 tons of wheat to be sent to Syrian refugees in Zaatari camp in Jordan, Al Arabiya TV reported Sunday.
January 13, 2013
Saudi Arabia and the UAE have pledged some $15 million in emergency assistance to help Syrian refugees in Jordan face one of the country’s harshest winters in recent history.
January 10, 2013
The caretaker Cabinet in Jordan has decided to leave any changes in electricity rates to the next government, energy officials said, warning that a combination of price hikes and power cuts are likely in order to avert a deeper energy crisis.
January 9, 2013
Baghdad decides to shut down the Traibil border post after anti-government protestors block the route through.
Jordan is offering advice to Morocco on how to reduce spending on state subsidies, something which the Hashemite Kingdom did in November 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.