Google celebrates Jordan Independence Day 2016 with this doodle
May 25, 2016 - 10:13 GMT
Jordan celebrates 70 years of independence on May 25, 2016
The vote drew fire from BDS activists on Jordanian social media networks. (File photo)
May 25, 2016 - 04:58 GMT
As Jordan celebrates its Independence Day, a parliamentary vote to permit Israelis to support Jordanian governmental projects has generated controversy.
Jordan's Parliament (AFP / File)
May 24, 2016 - 16:59 GMT
Politicians voted to exclude Israel from new legislation – but quickly appeared to change their minds
The men sent their commitment to wed again to a local news website (AFP / File)
May 23, 2016 - 13:40 GMT
The men sent their commitment to wed again to a local news website
A total of $115 million has been allocated to complete the Jordan Gate project, of which 72 per cent is already finished. (Wikimedia Commons)
May 23, 2016 - 13:00 GMT
Construction on the project is due to resume 'within days' as disagreements between the Al Bayan Holding Company of Kuwait and Al Hamad Contracting Company are reportedly resolved.
Jordan used to export 180,000-200,000 tonnes of fruit and vegetables to Iraq each year but were forced to export via Kuwait after the border crossing was closed. (File photo)
May 22, 2016 - 13:00 GMT
The Karama-Turaibil border crossing between Jordan and Iraq is expected t re-open in less than two weeks after nearly a year of closure.
Jordan reinforced its borders with Iraq and Syria after Islamic jihadists captured a large swathe of territory (AFP/File)
May 22, 2016 - 10:54 GMT
Late Thursday, Iraq's military announced it had retaken the remote western town of Rutba, an Iraqi town across the border with Jordan, in an operation launched this week to cut off the militants' supply route to neighbouring Syria.
Jordan's Za'atari refugee camp, near the Syrian border. (AFP/File)
May 22, 2016 - 09:56 GMT
Jordan opened its border to over 1500 Syria refugees this weekend, many needing urgent medical care.
Saddam Hussein's eldest daughter, Raghad Hussein, received asylum in Jordan after American forces overthrew her father's regime in 2003. (AFP/File)
May 20, 2016 - 07:00 GMT
A number of Iraqis residing in Jordan are accused of money laundering and plotting a coup to overthrow the current Iraqi government.
Jordan Atomic Energy Commission chairman insists that the nuclear program is vital to ensure diversity in the energy mix in the Kingdom, which has been dependent on imported fuel. (File photo)
May 19, 2016 - 12:00 GMT
Negotiations are currently underway with the Czech Republic, China and Japan for third-party investment,while Jordan will retain the largest stake in the nuclear plant.
Jordan's energy minister said that the project would create the necessary infrastructure for the interconnection with Saudi Arabia. (File photo)
May 19, 2016 - 09:00 GMT
Announced on the sidelines of the Jordan International Energy Summit, The project will take up to two years to complete and will cost up to JD200 million.
Source: @TheAFDP
May 18, 2016 - 23:22 GMT
Young football fans at the world's second largest refugee camp of Zaatari had the opportunity today to dribble the ball with football superstar Mesut Ozil, midfielder of both the German National Team and Arsenal FC.
Reducing unemployment rates is not the responsibility of the ministry alone, citing that the number of university graduates in Jordan is on the rise and some majors do not meet the needs of labour market  (
May 18, 2016 - 13:00 GMT
The Central Bank of Jordan's annual report puts the joblessness rate at 13 per cent last year, the highest since 2008.
The technical delegation also reviewed the progress of the Amman development corridor project that cost Dh319 million and is set for completion in 2016. (File photo)
May 18, 2016 - 09:04 GMT
A delegation from the Abu Dhabi Fund for Development are reviewing nearly $1.2B worth of projects in Jordan including the Amman development corridor, and renewable energy projects.
The Jordanian flag. (AFP/File)
May 18, 2016 - 08:45 GMT
Jordan has freed an Islamic preacher charged with inciting hatred on social media.
Source: @Sportskeeda
May 17, 2016 - 20:42 GMT
Prince Ali bin Hussein feels that Infantino's proposals during the 66th FIFA Congress were intended to undermine measures against corruption