June 6, 2013
Ever looked at your favourite Arab star and been struck by deja-vu? We have! We’ve scoured the internet high and low and think we’ve come up with some classic doppelgangers for you. From Ahlam to Kfoury, take a look at who we think were separated at birth.
June 5, 2013
Total of 9 news websites were unblocked on Wednesday, after they rectified their licensing status within the Kingdom
The Jordanian King's uncle by marriage is facing more than 30 years of hard labour and fines of an estimated JD280 million. The ruling was passed on Wednesday.
June 4, 2013
The Jordanian government has blocked more than 280 websites in a crackdown on unlicensed news websites
Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel confirmed that the US will send Patriot missiles and F-16 planes to Jordan, initially to take part in an international military exercise but he confirmed that the equipment could remain in the Kingdom permanently
June 3, 2013
US Secretary of State John Kerry is expected to arrive in Jordan in the upcoming days, as he strives to push the Palestinian-Israeli peace process forward.
Venezuela’s Pacific Rim Energy is interested in establishing a $200 million solar power plant in Jordan with generation capacity of 80 to 100 megawatts.
June 2, 2013
Contradictory reports of Jordanian news websites being banned emerged from the Telecommunications Regulatory Commission on Sunday, with the Head of the Press and Publications Department Shawabkah denying such a step but several sites were inaccessible shortly after his announcement
May 30, 2013
Times they are a changin' in Jordan. "Music and concerts are more accepted today," says a Dum Tak operations manager from Art Medium. That's why about a thousand a day are enjoying the open air musical experience just outside of Amman this week.
May 29, 2013
Anmar al-Hmoud, spokesman for Higher Committee for Syrian Refugees in Jordan says that almost 60,000 have returned to Syria from Jordan
May 28, 2013
Anmar al-Hmoud, spokesperson for the Higher Committee for Syrian refugees in Jordan, told Al Bawaba that the border remains open to all refugees.
French firm Solar Euromed is to build a pilot solar energy station and laboratory in southern Jordan.
The number of refugees crossing into Jordan dropped drastically 9 days ago, after reports of an intense government offensive across southern Syria.
May 27, 2013
Al Maabar International Investments, which is implementing the $10 billion Marsa Zayed project in Aqaba, on Sunday announced awarding contracts to build two large projects in Amman and Aqaba.
May 26, 2013
US Senator John McCain has come forward to say that Washington is ready to provide Jordan with Patriot missiles in a bid to protect the country from any spillover from the Syrian conflict.