The SFD has signed over some $1.2B in projects for Jordan. (File photo)
December 01, 2015 - 11:46 GMT
Saudi grant to Jordan includes $65M for road rehabilitation, $100M for communities hosting Syrian refugees, and a $53.3M soft loan agreement.
Chris Milk, speaking at a TED Talk on how virtual reality can make us more empathetic towards the plight of others. (Conscious Life News)
November 30, 2015 - 12:40 GMT
Filmmaker Chris Milk has used virtual reality technology to capture life for Syrians in Jordan's Zaatari refugee camp.
Syrian children in class at the UN-run Zaatari refugee camp in Jordan. (AFP/Khalil Mazraawi)
November 30, 2015 - 12:30 GMT
UNICEF and the Jordan Ministry of Education need millions of dollars of additional funding to continue providing for the educational needs of Syrian children in Jordan.
The Stop G4S campaign at a 2013 protest in London. (Facebook)
November 30, 2015 - 06:38 GMT
Activists are putting pressure on the UN to terminate its contract with G4S, a security firm which also provides prison guards and equipment to Israel.
The Republican presidential candidate says the US should do more, but that does not mean taking in refugees. (AFP/File)
November 29, 2015 - 12:39 GMT
He says the US should do more, but probably not in the way you're thinking.
Jordan's 2004 census put the total number of the Kingdom’s population at 5.1 million. (Launchgood)
November 29, 2015 - 11:00 GMT
Over 25,000 people will be involved in conducting the ten-day exercise, in which refugees and temporary visitors are expected to be included alongside the national population.
The motive for the killing of the Egyptian guard at a Madaba farm is unknown. (Shutterstock)
November 29, 2015 - 09:34 GMT
An Egyptian guard at a farm in Jordan was killed by a group of men on Saturday.
Abdoun Bridge, Amman. (Twitter)
November 29, 2015 - 05:21 GMT
The new Memorandum of Understanding was signed during the first UAE-Jordan Economic Forum held in Amman last week.
Hotel Intercontinental in Aqaba. (Dari Tour)
November 26, 2015 - 13:00 GMT
Jordan's Red Sea port of Aqaba is hoping for a tourism revival as Russian flights start arriving; Hungarian low-cost flights are in the pipeline.
Jordanian King Abdullah attends a meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin at the Bocharov Ruchei state residence in Sochi, November 24, 2015. (AFP/File)
November 26, 2015 - 10:00 GMT
King Abdullah expressed support for Tunisia after Daesh claimed responsibility for a bus attack, which killed at least 12 people.
Jordan's Google images now joins MENA landmarks Dubai's Burj Khalifa, Egypt's Pyramids of Giza, Abu Dhabi's Liwa Desert and Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque. (Engadget)
November 24, 2015 - 09:02 GMT
Petra and the Dead Sea are some of Jordan's wonders now available as part of Google's Street View Special Collects.
Bilateral trade volume  between Jordan and the UAE exceeded $1B last year. (Ciel Voyages)
November 24, 2015 - 05:51 GMT
Officials from the UAE are headed to Amman this week for the first bilateral economic forum aimed at exploring ways to boost investment opportunities between the two countries.
Everyone's talking about Syria and Iraq, but much less discussed is the war in Yemen and the number of countries actually involved. (AFP/File)
November 23, 2015 - 22:55 GMT
Everyone's talking about Syria and Iraq, but much less discussed is the war in Yemen and the number of countries actually involved.
Jordan's Minister of State for Media Affairs and government spokesperson, Mohammad Momani, confirmed that Jordan will be compiling a list of new extremist groups in Syria for the international community. (AFP/File)
November 23, 2015 - 17:30 GMT
Jordan is removing Saudi and Turkish funded militant groups from their official list of terrorist organizations.
Jordan's King Abdullah and Russian President Vladimir Putin shake hands during a meeting in Russia. (AFP/File)
November 22, 2015 - 18:36 GMT
Jordan's King Abdullah and Russian Vladimir Putin will meet this week to discuss counterterrorism and global events.
Jordan is currently home to over 600,000 Syrian refugees. (AFP/File)
November 22, 2015 - 07:31 GMT
UNHCR Jordan has started the first steps in resettling Syrian refugees in Canada.