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Mafraq is site of the Zaatari camp, the Middle East's largest refugee camp, where some 80,000 Syrian refugees have been living since it opened in 2012. (AFP/ Khalil Mazraawi)
May 29, 2017 - 13:30 GMT
Water pipes in five towns in Mafraq governorate in Jordan will be renovated under a Saudi grant.
Today marks the 71st celebration of Independence Day in Jordan. (File/twitter)
May 25, 2017 - 13:48 GMT
Kings and Queens, bagpipes and lots of dabke, our roundup of Independence Day celebrations in Jordan 2017.
King Abdullah II (R) and Queen Rania (C) of Jordan sit near Crown Prince Hussein (2nd L) and King Abdullah's mother Princess Mona (L) during the ceremony. (AFP)
May 25, 2017 - 11:08 GMT
His Majesty King Abdullah on Wednesday said that independence is a continuous process of building and achieving, urging for instilling the spirit of initiative in the country’s youth to continue the path towards the envisioned future.
US President Donald Trump speaks during the Arabic Islamic American Summit at the King Abdulaziz Conference Center in Riyadh on May 21, 2017. (AFP/Mandel Ngan)
May 22, 2017 - 08:00 GMT
Donald Trump's speech in Saudi Arabia struck a somewhat softer tone than previous remarks in which he stated, 'I think Islam hates us.'
Jordan is joining reconstruction efforts in war-ravaged countries in the region, a World Bank official said. (AFP/ File)
May 21, 2017 - 19:00 GMT
Jordan is joining reconstruction efforts in war-ravaged countries in the region, a World Bank official said.
Gym owners and users in Jordan will now be obliged to pay an additional tax of 16 percent, set by the government recently. (Pixabay)
May 21, 2017 - 14:00 GMT
Gym owners and users in Jordan will now have to pay an additional tax.
Launched by philanthropist businessmen, the fund aims to revamp the Palestinian education system in an initiative that could ultimately be expanded across the entire Arab world. (AFP/ Mahmud Hams)
May 21, 2017 - 13:03 GMT
A $100 million fund has been launched to change the Palestinian and Arab education systems.
Participants arrive at the congress center prior to the opening of the World Economic Forum in Davos on January 21, 2014. (AFP/ File)
May 21, 2017 - 11:20 GMT
Arab youth and unemployment were identified as the region's key issues at the World Economic Forum in Jordan.
Rukban refugee camp, northern Jordan (File photo)
May 17, 2017 - 13:31 GMT
It is not yet known how many have been injured in the latest attack on the refugee camp.
Foreign Minister Ayman Safadi, Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shukri and Saeb Erekat, PLO’s executive committee’s secretary and chief Palestinian negotiator, during a press conference in Amman on Sunday (Petra photo)
May 15, 2017 - 15:25 GMT
Jordan, Palestine and Egypt on Sunday reiterated their commitment to the two-state solution as the only solution to the Palestinian-Israeli conflict, expressing keenness to cooperate with the US administration in this regard.
People buying clothes in front of Al-Husseini Mosque on December 9, 2016, in downtown Amman. (Shutterstock)
May 15, 2017 - 14:00 GMT
The average spending of a family in Jordan is around $1,200 monthly.
Scheduled to be completed in 2020, The Ritz-Carlton Hotel and Residences are strategically located in the heart of the capital Amman, within proximity to a high-end residential neighborhood. (Marriott)
May 15, 2017 - 10:44 GMT
The Ritz-Carlton brand is coming to Jordan.
The map allows users to see where the artwork is located, as well as providing key information and a snapshot of the work. (CSBE website)
May 14, 2017 - 19:54 GMT
The Centre for the Study of Built in Environment (CSBE) have developed an interactive map of Amman detailing the locations of street art in the city.
Mohammed Assaf, the Palestinian winner of the second season of Arab Idol. (AFP/Abbas Momani)
May 14, 2017 - 17:30 GMT
Unlike reality TV shows in the West, in the Arab World it becomes a form of political participation - and the winners have to take up the banner of uniting their country.
The report expects Beirut to witness a busy summer season with high demand from the Lebanese diaspora living abroad. (Shutterstock)
May 14, 2017 - 15:00 GMT
A report has showed that the key cities in terms of occupancy this summer are expected to be Beirut and Aqaba.
Demonstrators protest before Israeli forces West Bank village of Nabi Saleh, north of Ramallah, on May 12, 2017, after a demonstration following Friday prayers in solidarity with Palestinian prisoners on hunger strike in Israeli jails. (AFP/Abbas Momani)
May 14, 2017 - 11:27 GMT
Jordan's foreign ministry has responded, demanding the full details of the incident.