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Around 220,000 Jordanians used to come to Lebanon by land but stopped visiting the country when the borders closed following the war in Syria. (File photo)
May 04, 2016 - 12:00 GMT
Tourism to Lebanon saw a minor boost over Easter but tourism is unlikely to recover without more promotion and political stability, experts warn.
A representational image of a pigeon. (Shutterstock)
May 04, 2016 - 10:15 GMT
Jordanian border guards seized a homing pigeon and spy drone sent from Daesh.
Queen Rania's feather and sequinned dress was made by Valentino. (AFP/D Dipasupil)
May 04, 2016 - 07:59 GMT
Jordanian, Greek and Monegasque royals mixed with the biggest names in entertainment at The Metropolitan Museum of Art Costume Institute Benefit in New York.
The Jordanian flag. (AFP/File)
May 03, 2016 - 15:00 GMT
The Jordanian senate approved amendments to the constitution addressing the king's powers and rights of dual citizens.
University of Jordan students perform communal funeral prayers for civilians killed in Aleppo this week. (Twitter/Rami Safadi)
May 03, 2016 - 11:30 GMT
Thousands gathered at the University of Jordan campus to raise awareness about the deadly escalation of violence in Aleppo this week.
Jordanian supporters of the Muslim Brotherhood gather during a protest in the capital Amman on August 8, 2014. (AFP/Khalil Mazraawi)
May 03, 2016 - 10:00 GMT
The group comprises founding members of the Muslim Brotherhood and the Islamic Action Front in Jordan.
Jordan was ranked fifth among Arab countries in terms of press freedom. (Shutterstock)
May 02, 2016 - 14:00 GMT
A recent Freedom House report ranked Jordan 145th out of 199 in press freedom globally.
Jordan to host Assi Helani this May. (Facebook)
May 02, 2016 - 09:27 GMT
Assi Helani to perform in Amman this May.
The constitutional amendments roll back the promise of reforms made in the wake of the 2011 uprisings in the Middle East. (AFP/File)
April 29, 2016 - 12:00 GMT
The changes grant the King power to hire and fire key appointments without any nomination or approval process from the government.
After widespread outrage Jordan has said the band can play in Amman (Guillaume Souvant / AFP)
April 29, 2016 - 08:41 GMT
After widespread outrage Jordan has said the band can play in Amman – but it's too late for their scheduled concert.
Hamed has been vocal about his opinions on Jordan's decision to ban Mashrou' Leila from performing in Amman. (Cbc.ca)
April 28, 2016 - 09:34 GMT
Don't mess with Hamed Sinno's mum!
Jordanian King Abdullah II and Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz in Riyadh. (AFP/File)
April 28, 2016 - 08:41 GMT
King Abdullah and King Salman, during an expanded meeting in the presence of high-ranking officials from both countries, expressed their keenness to boost Jordanian-Saudi relations in all fields in a way that serves the interests of both countries and peoples, the Royal Court statement added.
The King of Saudi Arabia receives King Abdullah of Jordan at the airport. (Twitter/Arab News)
April 28, 2016 - 06:00 GMT
During the meeting, they discussed the latest developments at regional and international arenas. They also discussed aspects of cooperation between the two countries and ways of enhancing them in all fields.
The LGBT Lebanese rock group were scheduled to play in Jordan on Friday – but the gig was abruptly cancelled on the grounds that their songs
April 27, 2016 - 13:22 GMT
The LGBT Lebanese rock group were scheduled to play in Jordan on Friday – but the gig was abruptly cancelled on the grounds that their songs "contradict" religious belief.
Raids have increased recently in Jordan, which remains a corridor for drug trafficking. (File photo)
April 27, 2016 - 13:00 GMT
One person was arrested attempting to smuggle cocaine through the Amman airport, while others were arrested attempting to cross the border illegally.
Lebanese band Mashrou' Leila has been banned from performing in Jordan for
April 27, 2016 - 09:45 GMT
Lebanese band Mashrou' Leila has been banned from performing in Jordan for "political reasons."