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The Bahrain Academic Complex was the first school in the Zaatari refugee camp and houses 16 classrooms and one nursery. (Xinhua/Mohammad Abu Ghosh)
February 08, 2016 - 10:00 GMT
Plans for the new school follow the success of the Bahrain Academic Complex in Zaatari refugee camp, which teaches 9000 students a year.
The King of Jordan went on a working visit to Dublin, Ireland, to discuss the refugee crisis with Irish President Michael D. Higgins. (Twitter)
February 08, 2016 - 09:52 GMT
As part of a drive to foster more support for humantarian efforts for the Syrian crisis, King Abdullah invited the German President of the Bundestag to the Royal Court in Jordan.
Spanish police outside a suspect's apartment building. (Twitter)
February 08, 2016 - 07:49 GMT
Spain arrested people suspected of smuggling weapons under the guise of humanitarian aid.
Environmentalists want Jordan's lawmakers to understand the link between economics and the environment. (Wikimapia)
February 08, 2016 - 05:19 GMT
Conservationists in Jordan are calling on Parliamentarians to put the environment on their agenda.
Camels resting in Wadi Rum desert in Jordan, February 8, 2013. (Photo credit: Lucie March/Flash 90)
February 07, 2016 - 14:38 GMT
Social media sources confirm reports of an earthquake felt near Petra.
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.