The luxury car market in Jordan is dominated by Traditionally dominated by the Mercedes-Benz, Audi and BMW luxury troika globally and more decisively by Mercedes in Jordan. (YouTube)
December 08, 2016 - 10:52 GMT
The Swedish auto maker wants to capture ten percent of the premium automotive segment in Jordan.
Arab Bank is one of the largest privately owned banks in the Arab world. (File photo)
December 08, 2016 - 06:03 GMT
A consortium led by the Chairman of Arab Bank is expected to conclude the billion-dollar deal in January 2017.
Ionisation technology for rainmaking relies on several factors, including humidity, wind direction and the existence of updraft winds that help raise the emitted ions up to the clouds. (Shutterstock)
December 07, 2016 - 09:55 GMT
WeatherTec Ionisation Technology has successfully enhanced rainfall five times and enhanced cloud cover eight times between May and July.
The Instagram account has more than 4,100 followers from all around the world, with a good number from European countries and the US. (Instagram)
December 06, 2016 - 10:54 GMT
The Instagram account was created in late August with the initial purpose of raising awareness of life in the camp for Syrian refugees, but has become a new way for refugees to interact with the outside world.
The Royal Jordanian Air Force. (AFP/File)
December 06, 2016 - 10:00 GMT
The statement by the Jordan Armed Forces-Arab Army identified the pilot as Major Ayed Ahmad Nassar Daajah, adding that the plane crashed after taking off from an airbase.
Budget airlines are playing an important role in strengthening the traffic in MENA. (File photo)
December 06, 2016 - 08:00 GMT
MENA is the only region to achieve double digit growth in passenger traffic for the last twenty-five years, and Arab airlines will need to boost their fleets to keep pace.
Studies show that the majority of Jordanian adults have not developed smart saving habits. (Shutterstock)
December 06, 2016 - 07:47 GMT
Money management, saving and other basic financial skills are being taught as part of the Financial Education Programme, introduced to more than 350,000 students nationwide as part of the curricula.
Residents criticised the company’s “vague” plans to rehabilitate the site, which they said “disregard the responsibility towards the people of Fuheis over the past 65 years”. (File photo)
December 05, 2016 - 08:00 GMT
As Lafarge awaits approval for its plans to develop the former cement factory into a green urban hub, some locals are skeptical of the benefits.
Up until now, the only protection available for women being threatened by male relatives was imprisonment known as
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.'
Eventually, up to 2 billion cubic metres of seawater will be transferred from the Red Sea to the Dead Sea annually under the Red-Dead project. (Shutterstock)
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.
Around 200 men, women and children protested outside the parliament building in Amman demanding amendments to laws that discriminate against women in Jordan. (File photo)
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.
Queen Rania dedicated the award to Jordanians, whom she described as the “greatest humanitarians I know” for opening their homes and hearts to Syrian refugees. (Twitter/Rania Al Abdullah)
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.
The finance for this water project is also in response to Jordan’s call to help in dealing with the consequences of the Syrian crisis. (AFP/File)
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.
Through the Netherlands’ support, up to 8,000 children will be able to enrol in the formal education system after the end of level exam. (WFP)
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.
Lama Qubbaj (2nd from left) (Photo: Jordan Olympic Committee)
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.
Women's rights activists in Jordan. (AFP/File)
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.