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Janet with her Qatari husband Wissam al-Mana at Jordan's Zaatari Camp. (Image: Janet Jackson's Twitter account)
08:00 GMT

US pop singer Janet Jackson has recently visited refugee camps in Palestine and Jordan.

Who said Santa had a bunch of reindeer? Santa (or Santas more like it!) ride proud Arabian pedigree horses in the Middle East - it´s too hot for reindeer of course! Yalla, giddy up!!
04:13 GMT

Arab Santas unite! Here's our top picks from the MENA region. Welcome to Christmas in Arabia!

December 24, 2014

The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights had reported that the plane was shot down by Daesh militants. (AFP/File)
23:08 GMT

The US military said Daesh did not shoot down a Jordanian warplane in Syria despite claims from the militant group the jet was targeted with a heat-seeking missile.

Daesh militants posted photos online of the Jordanian pilot's capture Wednesday. (Al Bawaba/File)
18:20 GMT

Jordanian officials confirmed the capture of a Royal Air Force pilot by Daesh militants Wednesday after his warplane was shot down in northeastern Syria.

A screenshot taken from a Daesh video shows militants holding a Jordanian national captive. (Al Bawaba/File)
12:21 GMT

A warplane belonging to coalition forces has allegedly been shot down in Syria, with the Jordanian pilot being held captive.

December 23, 2014

Al Samhouri exchange
20:14 GMT

The Central Bank of Jordan (CBJ) on Sunday closed down a major currency exchange company for administrative and financial violations.

December 21, 2014

Jordan ended its eight year capital punishment ban (Image: Shutterstock)
12:30 GMT

Jordan ends its eight year ban of the death penalty by hanging 11 men convicted of murder.

December 19, 2014

The Jordanian Muslim Brotherhood has closely been watched since it was listed as a terrorist organisation. (AFP/File)
12:40 GMT

A Muslim Brotherhood deputy in Jordan has gone on trial at a military court for criticizing the UAE.

He added that JIC will cover the entire Kingdom through specialised employees with offices in the governorates.
00:24 GMT

The "investment window" will officially be launched in mid-April 2015, Jordan Investment Commission (JIC) President Montaser Okla said Thursday

December 17, 2014

Kuwait and Jordan enjoy strong ties. (AFP/File)
05:00 GMT

Jordanian and Kuwaiti officials met in Kuwait to discuss a possible military cooperation.

ASELSAN, established by the Turkish Armed Forces Foundation at the end of 1975, is a Turkish corporation that produces tactical military radios and defense electronic systems for the Turkish army.
04:55 GMT

Turkish military electronic defense systems corporation ASELSAN launched a production plant via a joint partnership between the Turkish firm and a Jordanian company.

December 15, 2014

Prices are set to remain under $100 oil a barrel
06:55 GMT

Zawaneh told The Jordan Times the “government should play it smart” and build the law based on an average price, “not to go for $30 and not to keep it exaggerated as $100”.

December 14, 2014

Disneyland and Al-Waleed Bin Talal: This Saudi prince has a soft spot for Disney princesses! The philanthropist came to the rescue for the struggling Paris offshoot of the original, California-based Disneyland with a $1 billion euro bailout. He owns ten percent of Euro Disney SCA, which operates Disneyland Paris.
21:33 GMT

Global brands that you never knew were owned or part-owned by Arabs!

Majida performs on the Al-Ahliyya Amman University stage on December 12, 2014. (Image: Facebook)
13:26 GMT

Majida el Roumi graced the stage in Amman on Friday, with a beautiful concert filled with "Love and Peace."

December 11, 2014

The visit lasted several hours after which El-Sisi returned to Egypt. It comes ten days after Jordan's King Abdullah II visited Cairo for similar talks. (AFP/File)
21:31 GMT

Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi and Jordan’s King Abdullah II agreed in a meeting in Amman on Thursday on the necessity of a political solution to the Syrian conflict and the resumption of peace talks between Israelis and Palestinians.