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King Abdullah II of Jordan. (AFP/File)
September 26, 2016 - 16:59 GMT
The interview follows Jordan’s elections and the assassination of a prominent writer.
Karazon is most famous for being the sister of popular singer Diana (File)
September 26, 2016 - 16:41 GMT
Zain Karazon was arrested for “slander” – but supporters are outraged.
Jordanian writer Nahed Hattar's death was described as 'heinous' by a government official. (AFP/File)
September 26, 2016 - 15:22 GMT
Hattar took three bullets before the alleged killer was arrested at the scene of Sunday's shooting in Amman's central Abdali district, official media said.
Myriam's Facebook picture that left many Muslims unimpressed. (Facebook)
September 26, 2016 - 13:39 GMT
The singer has angered conservative Muslims in Saudi Arabia and elsewhere.
Celebratory gunfire is common in the Arab world, including in Iraq, pictured here (AFP/File)
September 26, 2016 - 11:20 GMT
The hashtag “try Yahia Soud in court” is trending on Twitter.
Build-operate-transfer (BOT) port projects have also seen a high failure rate, including Aqaba New Port in Jordan. (Construction Week Online)
September 26, 2016 - 09:30 GMT
A MEED study of the region’s public-private alliances over the last 20 years failed to deliver, usually due to poorly defined deal structures.
Demonstrators shout slogans during a demonstration in the town of Fuheis, 20km northwest of Amman on September 25, 2016, denouncing the killing of prominent Jordanian writer Nahed Hattar. (AFP/Khalil Mazraawi)
September 26, 2016 - 09:00 GMT
Meanwhile Hattar's suspected killer was charged with premeditated murder and 'terrorism.'
Police and civilians gather outside the court in Amman's Abdali neighborhood, where cartoonist Nahed Hattar was shot and killed. (AFP/Ahmad Alameen)
September 26, 2016 - 08:02 GMT
The suspect in the assassination of Nahed Hattar was charged with premeditated murder and 'terrorism' charges.
The Mafraq plant is the first PV solar plant to be financed out of the four planned under the Jordanian government’s second round of solar PV projects, said the statement. (Shutterstock)
September 26, 2016 - 05:39 GMT
The financing package, which includes $21 million from the IFC-Canada Climate Change Programme, will support the construction of Fotowatio Renewable Venture's first solar power plant in the northern city.
The FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup logo
September 25, 2016 - 16:38 GMT
A FIFA delegation has arrived in Amman to manage the FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup due to kick off on Friday, official said.
Yanni sporting a traditional Jordanian hatta in Amman. (Facebook)
September 25, 2016 - 12:02 GMT
This is the Greek musician's first time performing in Jordan.
Nahed Hattar at a press conference. (AFP/File)
September 25, 2016 - 11:44 GMT
Nahed Hattar was on trial for sharing a controversial anti-Daesh cartoon when he was shot and killed today.
A man cleans the blood of prominent Jordanian writer Nahed Hattar after he was shot dead outside a court in Amman on Sept. 25, 2016, where he was facing charges for sharing a cartoon deemed offensive to Islam. (AFP/Ahmad Alalameen)
September 25, 2016 - 11:39 GMT
Police are investigating Riaz Ismail Ahmed Abdullah as the suspected killer in the assassination of Nahed Hattar.
Jordanian writer Nahed Hattar was assassinated in Amman on Sept. 25, 2016. (Twitter)
September 25, 2016 - 08:34 GMT
Nahed Hattar was arrested last month for sharing a cartoon lambasting Daesh.
Zaki Bani Irsheid (L), former deputy of the Islamic Action Front, and Mohammad Zyoud, party chief of the Islamic Action Front, speaks during a meeting in Amman, Jordan. (Lindsey Leger)
September 23, 2016 - 15:00 GMT
Three of the 15 seats were won by women candidates from Zarqa, Amman, and Jerash.
An elderly Jordanian woman is assisted by a member of the electoral commission as she votes in the parliamentary elections at a polling station in the capital Amman on September 20, 2016. (AFP/Khalil Mazraawi)
September 23, 2016 - 08:03 GMT
It was also announced that there would be no re-vote held in the Central Badia district, where votes were stolen and then returned.