Hundreds of importers and exporters lost millions of dollars worth of goods when rebels pillaged the vast free trade zone. (File photo).
April 27, 2015 - 13:13 GMT
The closure severed its most important trade route to the outside
Syrian refugees cross the border from Syria into Jordan, near Mafraq, on Feb. 18, 2013. Jordanian army buses, ambulances and medics as well as water tankers wait at the border to receive Syrian refugees and take them to shelters. (AFP/Khalil Mazraawi)
April 27, 2015 - 05:00 GMT
Jordanian Armed Forces on Sunday received new arrivals, who were provided with first aid and other humanitarian support.
Ali Za'tari has previously served in Libya, as well as Sudan, Syria, Iraq and Kuwait. (Image: YouTube screenshot)
April 26, 2015 - 10:29 GMT
Ali al-Zaatar will serve as the deputy head of the United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL), the UN announced Sunday.
A Jordanian soldier sits in position the near the Al-Karameh border point with Iraq, June 25, 2014. (AFP/File)
April 26, 2015 - 08:36 GMT
Jordan's interior ministry said the kingdom's border with Iraq was open and safe following a deadly attack by Daesh, which killed one and injured nine others.
DJ Mila Alias is playing at the SAX FASHION SUMMER BANG party at the Dead Sea in Jordan. (Image: Facebook)
April 26, 2015 - 08:30 GMT
For the first time in Jordan, Ukrainian DJ Mila Alias will be playing at the Sax Fashion Summer Bang party on May 8.
Sweden's Foreign Minister Margot Wallstroem personally thanked Palestinian and Jordanian authorities for helping secure the release of both hostages in Syria. (AFP/File)
April 26, 2015 - 07:24 GMT
Two Swedish men were freed by Al Qaeda's Nusra Front in Syria with the help of negotiations through Palestinian and Jordanian authorities.
Jordanian soldiers patrol the border with Iraq. (AFP/File)
April 25, 2015 - 12:36 GMT
Three car bombs detonated at sole crossing between Jordan and Iraq.
Jordan’s 20-year-old Crown Prince Hussein bin Abdullah Thursday called on the world to prevent youth recruitment to Islamic extremist groups. (Tumblr)
April 24, 2015 - 08:27 GMT
Jordan’s 20-year-old Crown Prince Hussein bin Abdullah Thursday called on the world to prevent youth recruitment to Islamic extremist groups.
Lebanon to consider Aqaba Port in Jordan as alternative export route. (Creative Commons/Gerard Janot)
April 23, 2015 - 12:40 GMT
The government will discuss opening an alternative maritime export route due to the closure of the Nasib crossing with Syria.
On Monday, the council decided to allow the Kingdom’s universities to introduce blended learning programmes (image: on file).
April 23, 2015 - 05:55 GMT
Jordanian universities can now offer online bachelor’s programmes under a decision announced by the Higher Education Council on Tuesday.
Israeli soldiers walk in front of the Dome of the Rock in the Al-Aqsa mosque compound, in Jerusalem's old city on Oct. 19, 2014. (AFP/File)
April 21, 2015 - 15:27 GMT
UNECO adopted a resolution that reaffirms the definition of al-Aqsa Mosque as the entire sacred complex surrounding it.