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New recruits to the Free Syrian Army, which made up of rebel groups fighting to overthrow Syrian president Bashar al-Assad. (AFP/File)
April 01, 2015 - 12:14 GMT
A coalition of Syrian opposition launched a campaign to claim the Nasib border crossing from government forces. The crossing, located in Deraa district, lies on the Jordanian border.
The kingdom already boasts a well-established Islamic banking sector, with the first such bank having opened in 1978.
April 01, 2015 - 11:44 GMT
Only one corporate sharia-compliant bond has been issued so far in Jordan.
The drying shores of the Dead Sea, south of the Jordanian capital Amman, seen on Nov. 9, 2009. (AFP/Khalil Mazraawi)
March 31, 2015 - 18:30 GMT
Jordan is now enforcing regulations banning Dead Sea visitors from swimming at night, following a 16-hour rescue operation that saved nine people in the waters.
Two Jordanian prisoners who had been released from Israeli jails said they spent months trying to come back. (AFP/File)
March 31, 2015 - 06:25 GMT
Two Jordanian prisoners who had been released from Israeli jails said they spent months trying to come back.
Mohammad Assaf is one busy star this May.
March 30, 2015 - 14:03 GMT
It's not just his May 1st gig at Amman National University that will keep the Arab Idol busy that month. He has several surprises in store for his fans.
Kuwait relies on imports for the majority of its food needs and depends on the narrow shipping lane of the Strait of Hormuz for imported food supplies.
March 30, 2015 - 13:38 GMT
Kuwait said on Friday that its strategic food stocks were at their highest level, in a message designed to reassure citizens after it joined a Saudi-led military operation in Yemen.
The Jordanian mass media should move toward an agenda more in tune with national interests, rather than serve as
March 29, 2015 - 15:18 GMT
The Jordanian mass media should move toward an agenda more in tune with national interests, rather than serve as "government mouthpieces," experts said Saturday.
A handout picture released by the official Jordanian news agency, Petra, on Feb 4, 2015 shows King Abdullah II. (AFP/HO/Petra)
March 29, 2015 - 08:00 GMT
Jordan's King Abdullah addressed the Arab Summit in Egypt, sharing his commitment to the military offensive in Yemen, which is being led by Saudi Arabia, to protect the current government from the Houthi movement.
The stadium advertisements, which will appear during the matches of the league’s quarter-finals onwards, will show Europeans promotional material of tourism sites in Jordan for the first time
March 29, 2015 - 06:55 GMT
Millions of football fans watching the UEFA Champions League will see advertisements of Jordan’s golden triangle of tourism: Aqaba, Petra and Wadi Rum, an official said on Thursday.
Two of the three people were young boys. (Shutterstock)
March 29, 2015 - 06:00 GMT
Three Jordanians were returned to their motherland after floating across to the Israeli side of the Dead Sea early Saturday morning.
Police on Thursday raided four homes in Amman, arresting 18 Jordanians on charges of illegal narcotics and car thefts. (AFP/File)
March 27, 2015 - 12:32 GMT
Police on Thursday raided four homes in Amman, arresting 18 Jordanians on charges of illegal narcotics and car thefts.