Marriage of underage girls has especially become a problem among Syrian refugees living in Jordan. (AFP/File)
October 27, 2016 - 10:00 GMT
There were also 162 marriages involving an underage bride in which the groom was more than 22 years her senior.
The underwriting applications for the bonds reached around $4 billion, or 400 per cent of the issuance value.(Shutterstock)
October 26, 2016 - 09:00 GMT
Economists voiced mixed reactions on Jordan's bond issuance, voicing concerns for adding to Jordan's rising public debt.
Bill Clinton on the campaign trail for wife Hillary (YouTube)
October 25, 2016 - 23:10 GMT
The non-profit released a speech by Bill Clinton discussing the two countries’ stability.
Jordan national football team
October 25, 2016 - 16:11 GMT
The Jordan national football team is readying to play three friendlies as part of their training agenda for the 2019 Asian Cup qualifiers...
Diana will turn 32 on Sunday. (Instagram)
October 25, 2016 - 07:47 GMT
... with four birthday cakes!
Consultations will be held over the coming period on measures and steps needed to agree on the date of holding the summit, and extend invitations to kings, presidents and princes of Arab countries.  (Shutterstock)
October 25, 2016 - 07:00 GMT
The next Arab League Summit will be held in Jordan, after Yemen declined to host the meeting.
Entitled “Insecurities: Tracing Displacement and Shelter”, the show looks at emergency housing in contemporary crisis zones. (UNHCR)
October 24, 2016 - 10:10 GMT
For the first time, a major museum has explored the plight of the world’s homeless with an exhibition on refugee shelters.
In addition to the economic aid, the US provided $463 million in military aid to Jordan this year, bringing the total of economic and military aid to $1.275 billion. (File photo)
October 24, 2016 - 07:00 GMT
The grants will support Jordan’s critical long-term goals for growth and development, while simultaneously assisting Jordan in its efforts to host Syrian refugees across the Kingdom
An employee walks at a solar plant in Masdar outside the Emirate of Abu Dhabi. (AFP/File)
October 23, 2016 - 10:30 GMT
Jordan’s largest solar power plant will meet the annual power needs of around 110,000 homes.
The JTB has created a scheme for airlines as well as local and international travel agents, offering incentives on the condition that flights go directly to Aqaba. (
October 23, 2016 - 07:04 GMT
Jordan's new partnership with Ukraine’s Feerie Travel will see new wekly charter flights from Kiev to Aqaba’s King Hussein International Airport until January 2017, and from March until November 2017.
FiFA U-17 Women's World Cup Jordan 2016 logo
October 22, 2016 - 23:25 GMT
The Jordanian cities of Amman, Irbid and Zarqa hosted, from 30 September to 21 October, the 5th edition of the FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup, the biennial international women’s youth football championship contested by the under-17 national teams of the member associations of FIFA.
Photo: @FIFAcom
October 22, 2016 - 18:16 GMT
North Korea has become the first nation to win the Women's under-17 football World Cup for a second time, after beating Japan on penalties in Amman on Friday night.
Photo: Jordan Times
October 20, 2016 - 16:16 GMT
The Samsung Amman Kids Marathon 2016 will kick off tomorrow Friday with the participation of hundreds of students .
A Palestinian art student paints as she takes part in a festival marking the World Mental Health Day on October 11, 2016 in Gaza City. (AFP/Mohammed Abed)
October 20, 2016 - 10:34 GMT
Pumping large numbers of highly educated youth into stagnant, over-saturated job markets only increases the pool of frustrated young people from which extremists draw their recruits.
Jordanian writer Nahed Hattar was shot dead in front of a courthouse in Amman last month after sharing a cartoon online that was deemed
October 20, 2016 - 08:59 GMT
The main suspect, Riad Abdullah, was charged with four crimes, including premeditated murder and possessing an unlicensed weapon.
The Jordan Trail Association has been working with 52 villages along the route to set up accommodation and eating opportunities for hikers. (Terhaal Adventures)
October 19, 2016 - 12:47 GMT
The Jordan Trail hiking route is split into eight parts, each of which take around four to seven days to complete.