May 13, 2014
Jordan's Ambassador to Libya, Fawwaz Eitan leaves Marka Military Airport on May 13, 2014 in Amman where he arrived following his release, a month after being kidnapped, in an exchange for a jihadist jailed for plotting bomb attacks. Ambassador Fawaz Aitan was kidnapped three weeks ago in Tripoli by masked gunmen as he was being driven to work. They shot at his car and wounded his driver. AFP PHOTO/KHALIL MAZRAAWI
The Jordanian ambassador who was kidnapped in Libya last month has been freed.
"When we discussed with Jordanian authorities how public money should be spent, we proposed more expenditure on health and education, and less on energy subsidies,” Lagarde explained.
May 9, 2014
The newly constructed Azraq refugee camp in Jordan will definitely help the mass influx of Syrian refugees, but long term, there has to be a bigger solution.
May 8, 2014
Real estate trading in the Kingdom went up by 26 per cent during the first four months of 2014.
May 7, 2014
The Boulevard is part of the $5 billion Abdali project, the largest mixed-use urban development scheme in Amman.
May 4, 2014
Famous Faces Appear Amongst Zaatari Refugees
May 2, 2014
Two fresh cases of the deadly MERS virus have been detected in Jordan, the country's health ministry said.
May 1, 2014
A new refugee camp opened on Wednesday 100 kilometers east of Amman to hold 130,000 Syrians, fleeing violence.
April 29, 2014
Jazz in the Middle East: Play that funky music Arab boy! Meet the Middle East's grooviest jazz artists and surf n swing through our smooth selection!
Jordan has agreed to hand over a Libyan militant in exchange for the release of its ambassador who was kidnapped in Libya in April.
The premier expressed appreciation of all the countries that supported the Kingdom during the difficult conditions, especially those related to the Syrian crisis.
April 28, 2014
Jordan's third refugee camp in Azraq has received it first group of Syrian refugees ahead of its official opening that is scheduled for later this week.
The Amman Jazz Festival is back this month with performances by local, regional and international musicians.