Jordan

April 1, 2014

The two companies will build power generation facilities in the southern region, each with 10-megawatt capacity
07:07 GMT

Jordan on Monday signed deals with two companies to build two solar energy-run power plants.

March 31, 2014

The programme aims to offer an environment that gives a sense of normality, purpose and hope to vulnerable youths who are forced to live in refugee camps, the statement said.
06:44 GMT

The programme includes several training disciplines, including tailoring, electrical wiring, IT and business skills, as well as supporting classes in Arabic, mathematics and life skills.

March 30, 2014

Eyad with his beautiful wife Shayma. (Image: Facebook)
13:48 GMT

Jordanian singer Eyad Nassar has tied the knot for the second time around and looks pretty chuffed about it!

March 28, 2014

Abu Qatada was deported by the British government in August, 2013 to Jordan (File/AFP)
07:44 GMT

Lawyers representing Abu Qatada have requested a delay in proceedings, as the controversial cleric claims to have financial problems.

March 26, 2014

Nearly 107,000 Syrians live in Zaatari Refugee Camp located in Jordan's Mafraq governorate (File Archive)
07:43 GMT

Jordan will open its third refugee camp next month to take pressure off the country's main Zaatari camp.

March 25, 2014

In a statement to The Jordan Times on Monday, the bank said the employees, who resigned in October 2013, have withdrawn the money from other banks' ATMs.
02:38 GMT

Bank al Etihad on Monday announced that its internal auditing process has unveiled an embezzlement case concerning withdrawal of JD207,000 using two fake credit cards.

March 23, 2014

Nsour also highlighted the need to target Jordanian expatriates in order to attract them for carrying out investments in the Kingdom.
21:22 GMT

There is a dire need to draft “modern” investment strategies to meet the current regional and international conditions, Nsour said.

Mahmoud performing at a Jadal gig in Beirut. (Image: Tanya Traboulsi)
12:27 GMT

Al Bawaba met up with Jordanian rock band Jadal's frontman Mahmoud Radaideh to talk about the stuff that others haven't asked him before!

Passenger traffic has dramatically increased in Amman since the opening of the new airport last year (File Archive/Shutterstock)
11:00 GMT

Jordan's recently renovated Queen Alia International Airport witnessed a 19.3 percent increase in passenger traffic in February.

March 22, 2014

King Abdullah said Lebanese involvement in Syria was not constructive.  (AFP/File)
12:13 GMT

King Abdullah II expressed concern about the current political climate in Lebanon and urged all sides to stay out of Syria's conflict.

March 19, 2014

The plant, which will be located in Maan will have a total capacity of 10 megawatts
08:55 GMT

Jordan on Tuesday signed a $24 million agreement with Arabia One for Clean Energy Investments to build a solar-run power generation plant.

March 18, 2014

Only 30 MPs voted Tuesday to oust the current PM (File Archive)
17:00 GMT

Jordanian MPs decided to hold a no-confidence vote for Prime Minister Abdullah Ensour following last week's killing of a Palestinian holding Jordanian citizenship at the hands of Israeli border guards.

The funds aim at supporting the state budget
09:55 GMT

Japan will transfer JD82 million ($118 million) to the Kingdom’s Treasury before the end of this month in the form of a soft loan.

His Majesty King Abdullah embraces former judge Ala-Eddine Zeiter, father of Judge Raed Zeiter, who was killed last week by Israeli soldiers on the crossing bridge linking Jordan with the West Bank (Photo courtesy of the Jordanian Royal Court/ The Jordan Times)
07:11 GMT

Jordan's King Abdullah on Monday received phone calls from Israeli President Shimon Peres and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, during which they expressed “deep regret” over the killing of Jordanian Judge Raed Zeiter

March 17, 2014

Under the Israeli-Jordanian peace treaty, Jordan is the protector of Muslim holy sites in Jerusalem. (AFP/File)
17:26 GMT

Jordanian Minister of Information Mohammad Momani released a statement Monday chiding Israel for stoking tensions at al Aqsa.