December 05, 2016 - 05:00 GMT
The current system places women under 'protective custody,' essentially spending years in prison without charges, when their lives are threatened over so-called 'honor crimes.'
December 04, 2016 - 10:00 GMT
The US, UK, and EU countries have pledged donations towards the first phase of the Red Sea-Dead Sea project, which is slated to begin in early 2018.
December 02, 2016 - 15:00 GMT
Activists have noted a rise in murders of women, often at the hands of their male relatives, in Jordan.
December 01, 2016 - 11:31 GMT
The Foreign Press Association has presented its newly-created Humanitarian Award to Jordan's Queen Rania in recognition of her work addressing the Syrian refugee crisis.
December 01, 2016 - 08:00 GMT
The French Development Agency will provide two soft loan agreements totalling 132 million euros to support the state budget and the water sector.
November 29, 2016 - 06:00 GMT
The grants will support Jordan’s efforts in addressing issues such as education, economic development, host communities, social cohesion, human rights and good governance, renewable energy, and humanitarian assistance.
November 28, 2016 - 16:09 GMT
Lama Qubbaj is the toast of Jordan after winning the JJIF World Ju Jitsu title for the second year in a row, according to the Jordan Olympic Committee News Service.
November 28, 2016 - 10:00 GMT
With the launch of the 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence in Jordan, themed “Stop the killing of women and girls”, activists, lawmakers and media figures reiterated the need to scrap the “inhumane” article.
November 28, 2016 - 06:00 GMT
The first phase of the $1.1B Red Sea-Dead Sea Water Conveyance Project comprises the installation of a desalination plant north of Aqaba with a capacity of 80-100 million cubic metres per year of desalinated water.
November 27, 2016 - 09:00 GMT
The student's rights body warned against undermining gravity of last week’s violence on campus.
November 27, 2016 - 08:46 GMT
The Economic and Social Council’s recent report notes that the Kingdom's public sector is the largest in the world given its ratio to population, and is plagued by challenges that have an adverse impact on competitiveness.
November 24, 2016 - 10:00 GMT
57.5 per cent of respondents said the economic situation in the country in 2016 has been either bad or too bad, compared to only 15.5 per cent who described it as excellent.
November 23, 2016 - 05:39 GMT
Jordan has revealed its national strategy for 2018-2020 to raise the low rate of financial inclusion among adults in the Kingdom, standing at 24.6 percent.
November 22, 2016 - 12:30 GMT
Around 30 Ghanaian domestic helpers tested positive for HIV in the first seven months of 2016, despite bringing health certificates claiming to be HIV-free.
November 21, 2016 - 08:30 GMT
The forum seeks to measure the confidence of investors operating in the Jordanian market through three aspects: the Jordanian currency and monetary system, the real economy, and the Amman Stock Exchange.