October 1, 2013
By the end of July 2013, the total debt reached JD17.6 billion, an amount that represents 73.5 per cent of the estimated gross domestic product (GDP) for 2013. The percentage is 2 points lower than the 2012 GDP.
September 29, 2013
Jordan responds to Syrian government regarding recent border shelling.
Computer hackers from the group, Anonymous Jordan, attacked the Prime Minister's website late Saturday leaving messages in protest against rising taxes in the Kingdom.
The government on Thursday said that Jordan needs $850 million in additional international assistance should the country’s Syrian refugee community surpass one million persons as forecast by UN agencies.
September 28, 2013
Syrians rebels have captured a post in the town of Daraa near the border with Jordan.
September 26, 2013
Jordanian expatriates and Arab visitors boosted clothing sales in summer, offsetting a slowdown in domestic consumer spending, according to a leading merchant.
September 25, 2013
The Free Syrian Army has gained control of the Daraa-Ramtha border as of Wednesday.
Jordan's King Abdullah on Tuesday made an impassioned speech to the UN, calling for a political solution to the Syrian crisis and calling on the international community to help Jordan provide humanitarian assistance to the refugees who sought a safe haven in the Kingdom.
September 24, 2013
Responding to a question about Jordan receiving $5 billion from international donors in assistance for the refugee crisis, Majali said "promises are one thing and implementing them on the ground is another".
September 22, 2013
In a disclosure sent last week to the Amman Stock Exchange, APC Acting General Manager William Flahr announced that operations for the foreseeable future will be at approximately 20 per cent of total production capacity.
September 21, 2013
Rocking the Roman ruins: from Baalbeck to Amman, highlighting the summer's performances in classic sites and venues. A roundup of musical stars performing the Middle East’s ancient ruins.
September 19, 2013
Sparking fears of a regional spillover of the Syrian crisis, activists said Wednesday that the Syrian government has used phosphorous bombs near the Jordanian border. The alleged use of the weapons raises questions over the regime's use of chemical weapons.
September 18, 2013
King Abdullah of Jordan met with Chinese President Xi Jinping on Wednesday and discussed the recent US-Russian led plan that aims to dismantle Syria's chemical arsenal by mid-2014.
Jordan Chamber of Industry Chairman Ayman Hatahet and US Ambassador to Jordan Stuart Jones on Monday discussed ways to boost economic cooperation between the two countries.
September 16, 2013
The crowd was quickly in a frenzy as Mashrou Leila mixed up their jazzy, upbeat rock tunes with old French classics in the enchanting Roman ampitheatre setting.