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The banned Middle East carriers include Emirates, Etihad Airways, Qatar Airways, Royal Jordanian, Saudi Airlines, and Turkish Airlines. (File photo)
March 23, 2017 - 10:14 GMT
While airlines are still trying to assess the extent of financial hit from the gadget ban on US and UK flights, experts are already estimating big losses.
Several countries are suspending their imports of meat from Brazil in the wake of allegations that companies had been exporting rotten meat. (File photo)
March 23, 2017 - 08:00 GMT
Jordan said it will not halt imports following allegations that Brazilian meat exporters have been selling rotten meat with falsified certificates.
Jordan's top court rejected a Criminal Court decision to ease the jail term for two men who murdered their sister in the name of family
March 22, 2017 - 17:04 GMT
'We want to send a strong message to the people that killing women in the name of family honor will no longer be tolerated by our court and we chose Mother’s Day to send this message,' one of the judges said in a statement.
Syrian refugees in Jordan represent almost 20 percent of the country's population. (AFP/File)
March 22, 2017 - 14:18 GMT
Of the total funding requirement for aid to refugees this year, 3 percent was received until mid March, according to UNHCR.
The announcement concerning the ban on electricals was first released through a tweet posted by Royal Jordanian Airlines. (Twitter)
March 21, 2017 - 15:02 GMT
Electrical devices bigger than a mobile phone are now prohibited on planes travelling from the Middle East to the US.
Ahlam Tamimi. (File photo)
March 20, 2017 - 12:10 GMT
A Jordanian court has refused to extradite a Palestinian wanted by the United States of America in connection with a 2001 bombing in Jerusalem.
Main Hot Springs, Jordan. (Flickr)
March 20, 2017 - 08:00 GMT
The challenge of managing water utilities in “fragile environments” in the Arab region is the focus of the fourth Arab Water Week, taking place at the Dead Sea in Jordan.
A group of youths take a selfie while standing on an Israeli flag in the northern Jordanian city of Irbid. (Twitter)
March 19, 2017 - 12:16 GMT
A Jordanian man was detained by police after painting an Israeli flag on a road in Irbid.
The water desalination plant was inaugurated on 18 March 2017 by Jordan's Prime Minister Hani Mulki. (Jordan News Agency/ Petra)
March 19, 2017 - 10:12 GMT
Jordan's first water desalination plant opened in Aqaba on Saturday.
Syrian refugees are seen stranded at the Jordanian border. (AFP/Khalil Mazraawi)
March 16, 2017 - 15:00 GMT
In June 2016, a car bomb attack on an army post near Rakban refugee camp killed seven Jordanian soldiers, prompting the immediate closure of the Kingdom’s northern and northeastern borders, which remained closed ever since.
Jordanian Ahlam al-Tamimi hosting a talk show interviewing a Hamas member. (File photo)
March 16, 2017 - 14:00 GMT
Ahlam Ahmad al-Tamimi assisted in a suicide bombing on a Sbarro restaurant that killed 15 people, and was allegedly conspiring to use a weapon of mass destruction against US nationals.
The Jordanian Foreign Ministry have expressed their support for Najjar, and plan to appeal the decision. (Twitter)
March 16, 2017 - 12:39 GMT
Tayseer Al-Najjar has been handed a 3 year sentence for 'damaging the reputation of the UAE and it's symbols'.
Research indicates that the easiest way to increase the economic complexity of the country’s export basket would be through giving foreign companies with new expertise a chance to produce new goods in the country. (Shutterstock)
March 15, 2017 - 10:00 GMT
While textiles and agriculture are the biggest contributors to Jordan’s domestic exports, their low levels of sophistication are negatively affecting Jordan’s economic complexity.
Wadi Zara, Jordan. (Wikimedia Commons)
March 14, 2017 - 06:00 GMT
Ahead of next week's Arab Water Week at Jordan's Dead Sea, experts warn that the paucity of skilled and qualified people to manage the water sector is a new challenge for the region.
The assisted sectors include  business and SMEs development; innovation and technological transfer; fight against poverty and social inclusion and environmental sustainability. (AFP/File)
March 13, 2017 - 11:00 GMT
With a budget of €234.5 million (including EU funding and co-financing), the ENI CBC Med Programme aims to fund Euro-Mediterranean cooperation projects in four main sectors.
The tombs, dating back to the Bronze Age, were seen being “buried by bulldozers” being used to construct the new detour. (Photo courtesy of Jordan Times/Yousef Zuraiqat)
March 13, 2017 - 07:17 GMT
Jerash's Bronze Age caves are at risk of destruction from bulldozers working on a temporary detour off the Irbid-Amman highway.