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It is estimated that $8 billion is needed over the next two years to support Jordan as a host community for refugees. (AFP/File)
February 05, 2016 - 10:00 GMT
The plan outlines better access to European markets and job creation for Jordanians and Syrians.
Lafarge Holcim workers overlooking their cement plant in Jordan. (Lafarge Holcim)
February 04, 2016 - 08:00 GMT
Lafarge Jordan awaits approval on a proposed plan to develop the site of cement factory site into a green residential scheme.
Akram Zuhra, a Jordanian national, finished serving a 16-year jail sentence in Israel last month went on hunger strike after he was re-detained. (AFP/File)
February 03, 2016 - 17:00 GMT
Akram Zuhra completed a 16-year jail sentence but was re-detained by Israel last month.
Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Nasser Judeh (AFP/File)
February 03, 2016 - 12:27 GMT
Jordan called for international intervention against Daesh.
The study found that the majority of Jordanians believe in the saying: “Spend and God will send.” (Shutterstock)
February 02, 2016 - 14:48 GMT
A new study has revealed that Jordanians are suffering from shopping addiction, overspending, competitive purchasing and other unreasonable buying behaviors.
A Palestinian holds a placard as part of a protest during which they try to set up a tent on 8 June, 2013 near the Jewish settlement of Bat Ayin and the West Bank village of Surif, west of Hebron. (AFP/File)
February 02, 2016 - 11:00 GMT
The BDS movement in Jordan shared its criticism of the gas deal on Twitter, directing questions at officials.
The king told the BBC that the enormous pressure on Jordan’s infrastructure, economy and social services is causing problems for the nation. (AFP/File)
February 02, 2016 - 09:09 GMT
The king told the BBC that the enormous pressure on Jordan’s infrastructure, economy and social services is causing problems for the nation.
Nidaa Sharara says happy birthday to Jordan's King Abdullah with a song . (Almadenahnews.com)
January 31, 2016 - 14:36 GMT
Nidaa Sharara says happy birthday to Jordan's King Abdullah with a song.
Jordan is increasing job-training and job-creation. (Twitter)
January 31, 2016 - 10:30 GMT
Two new programs are aimed at fighting Jordanian and Syrian unemployment in Jordan.
Prefabricated metal homes are seen at the Azraq camp for Syrian refugees in northern Jordan on January 30, 2016. (AFP/Khalil Mazraawi)
January 30, 2016 - 19:00 GMT
Abdullah Ensour indicated that Jordan might change its policy toward Syrian refugees without significant international support.
Jordan will host the International Exhibition of Arms and Military Equipment, also known as KADEX 2016. (File photo)
January 28, 2016 - 06:17 GMT
Jordan is set to purchase an undisclosed number of Arlan armored vehicles, weapons and equipment under a new military cooperation agreement with Kazakhstan.
Jordanian journalist Tayseer Al Najjar has been allegedly detained in the UAE since December 2015. (Twitter)
January 27, 2016 - 09:17 GMT
With the status of detained Jordanian journalist Tayseer Al Najjar in the UAE unknown, Jordanian MPs are requesting an investigation
Prince Ali Bin Al Hussein
January 27, 2016 - 01:59 GMT
FIFA on Tuesday formally announced that His Royal Highness Prince Ali Bin Al Hussein will run for the presidency of the world's football governing body, the French Press Agency AFP reported.
Map of Syria showing location of Sheikh Miskeen. (AFP/File)
January 26, 2016 - 13:00 GMT
In its continuing effort to regain control of the Daraa province, the Syria regime has seized an important rebel town that lies very close to the Jordanian border.
Czech Prime Minister Bohuslav Sobotka and his British counterpart David Cameron attend their joint press conference after their meeting on January 22, 2016 in Prague. (AFP/Michal Cizek)
January 25, 2016 - 15:30 GMT
Prague has approved a plan to send 6,500 assault rifles and 7 million rounds of ammunition to forces fighting Daesh.
Economist warn that Jordan loses JD 100 million for every cancelled workday due to inclement weather. (File photo)
January 25, 2016 - 10:00 GMT
As snow hits the region, the government is torn between safety and economic considerations when declaring public holidays.