An employee walks at a solar plant in Masdar outside the Emirate of Abu Dhabi. (AFP/File)
October 23, 2016 - 10:30 GMT
Jordan’s largest solar power plant will meet the annual power needs of around 110,000 homes.
The JTB has created a scheme for airlines as well as local and international travel agents, offering incentives on the condition that flights go directly to Aqaba. (
October 23, 2016 - 07:04 GMT
Jordan's new partnership with Ukraine’s Feerie Travel will see new wekly charter flights from Kiev to Aqaba’s King Hussein International Airport until January 2017, and from March until November 2017.
FiFA U-17 Women's World Cup Jordan 2016 logo
October 22, 2016 - 23:25 GMT
The Jordanian cities of Amman, Irbid and Zarqa hosted, from 30 September to 21 October, the 5th edition of the FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup, the biennial international women’s youth football championship contested by the under-17 national teams of the member associations of FIFA.
Photo: @FIFAcom
October 22, 2016 - 18:16 GMT
North Korea has become the first nation to win the Women's under-17 football World Cup for a second time, after beating Japan on penalties in Amman on Friday night.
Photo: Jordan Times
October 20, 2016 - 16:16 GMT
The Samsung Amman Kids Marathon 2016 will kick off tomorrow Friday with the participation of hundreds of students .
A Palestinian art student paints as she takes part in a festival marking the World Mental Health Day on October 11, 2016 in Gaza City. (AFP/Mohammed Abed)
October 20, 2016 - 10:34 GMT
Pumping large numbers of highly educated youth into stagnant, over-saturated job markets only increases the pool of frustrated young people from which extremists draw their recruits.
Jordanian writer Nahed Hattar was shot dead in front of a courthouse in Amman last month after sharing a cartoon online that was deemed
October 20, 2016 - 08:59 GMT
The main suspect, Riad Abdullah, was charged with four crimes, including premeditated murder and possessing an unlicensed weapon.
The Jordan Trail Association has been working with 52 villages along the route to set up accommodation and eating opportunities for hikers. (Terhaal Adventures)
October 19, 2016 - 12:47 GMT
The Jordan Trail hiking route is split into eight parts, each of which take around four to seven days to complete.
Ola had a lucky escape. (Facebook)
October 19, 2016 - 09:54 GMT
Her brother was also in the car with her.
The W Hotel Amman will be the only building in the area with a helipad. (W Hotels)
October 19, 2016 - 09:00 GMT
The 37-storey W in Amman is under development by Abu Dhabi's Eagle Hills and will be run by Marriott International Inc.
On Monday, in the semifinals it will be Venezuela against North Korea at 4pm, followed by Spain taking on Japan at the King Abdullah II International Stadium in Amman at 7pm.
October 17, 2016 - 15:16 GMT
The four sides left in the 2016 FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup in Jordan have one objective left in mind — to reach the final and keep their title hopes alive.
Due to the lower production this year, stakeholders expect a rise in olive oil prices, speculating that the 16-litre olive oil container will sell for JD80-90. (Irbidplan)
October 17, 2016 - 09:48 GMT
Jordan's Olive Products Exporters Association is supporting a ban on olive oil exports and imports, following a 30 percent drop in olive fruit production that can barely cover domestic consumption.
Syrian refugees look for water at the Rukban camp on the Jordanian border. (AFP/File)
October 16, 2016 - 21:13 GMT
The attack targeted the Jaish al-Ashair rebel group at the Rakban camp.
The new discovery in the Qastal area would be a tremendous potential to develop investments and tourism in the region. (Shutterstock)
October 16, 2016 - 13:49 GMT
The vital spring, with a capacity of 100cm per hour, was found during prospecting for deep-water reservoirs south of the Queen Alia International Airport .
A general view taken on October 13, 2016, shows the Dome of Rock at the Al-Aqsa Mosque compound, a UNESCO heritage site, in the Old City of Jerusalem. (AFP/Ahmad Gharabli)
October 15, 2016 - 06:00 GMT
Israeli officials said the resolution, which criticized restricted Muslim access to Al Aqsa, gave a 'boost to terrorism.'
The UNESCO site criticizes Israel's restrictions on Muslim visits to the holy site and calls for unimpeded administration of the mosque. (Shutterstock)
October 14, 2016 - 08:00 GMT
Jordan has been a vocal proponent of restoration plans as custodian of the Haram al-Sharif