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Jerusalem's Aqsa is usually the site of high tension between Israeli security forces and Palestinians, but Friday's video showed a different tension, between Fatah and Hamas. (AFP/File)
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This time in Jerusalem's al-Aqsa mosque, tensions of a different kind boiled over, between Palestinian factions themselves.
A cab company will start operating hybrid vehicles in the next three months under an agreement with the Amman municipality, the company's chairman said Sunday.
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A cab company will start operating hybrid vehicles in the next three months under an agreement with the Amman municipality, the company's chairman said Sunday.

May 24, 2015

Syrian refugees living in a camp. (AFP/Getty Images/Nikolay Doychinov)
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The UN agency urged the international community to support those countries hosting refugees.
The Treasury at Petra, Jordan. (Pixabay)
10:00 GMT
Jordan confirms investment projects worth $8.5B finalized at the conclusion of the World Economic Forum meeting at the Dead Sea.
The pipeline is expected to be operational in 2017. (Shutterstock)
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Iraq is determined to complete the oil and gas pipeline linking Basra to Aqaba despite 'challenges on the ground' according to the Iraqi Deputy Prime Minister.

May 21, 2015

The forum will be held on the eastern shores of the Dead Sea, where over 58 countries plan to attend. (AFP/File)
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The forum will be held on the eastern shores of the Dead Sea, where over 58 countries plan to attend.
A handout picture released by the Jordanian Royal Palace on Aug. 14, 2014, shows King Abdullah II meeting with Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah bin Abdul Aziz al-Saud in the Red Sea port of Jeddah. (AFP/File)
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The Saudi Development Fund board of directors is scheduled to discuss Jordan's request for a longterm, low-interest loan at a meeting next month.

May 20, 2015

A meeting among the countries' envoys was aimed at boosting aid for Jordan's efforts on the refugee crisis. (AFP/File)
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A meeting among the countries' envoys was aimed at boosting aid for Jordan's efforts on the refugee crisis.
The Social Security Corporation increased the salaries of its retirees to match inflation. (AFP/File)
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The Social Security Corporation increased the salaries of its retirees to match the inflation of 2014.
US troops and 17 other nations participated in various training exercises in the Jordanian desert. (AFP/File)
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The US along with 17 other nations participated in annual war games designed to "exchange military expertise" in the Jordanian desert.

May 19, 2015

The Jordan National Commission for Women said ladies faced less discrimination in the public sector compared with private companies. (Shutterstock)
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The Jordan National Commission for Women said ladies faced less discrimination in the public sector compared with private companies.
Ma'an is the site of frequent protests against government economic and police policies they see as unfair to the tribal city and its residents. (AFP/File)
19:59 GMT
The the southern city of Ma'an on Monday, residents were celebrating a government move for a change.
"Jordan does not accept that its ... support for the Syrian people and for a political solution be put in doubt," asserted Jordan's government spokesman Mohamed al-Momani. (AFP/Khalil Mazraawi)
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Jordan on Tuesday rejected Syrian accusations that "terrorists" were being given military training on its soil, insisting Amman favored a political solution to its neighbor's conflict.
According to Arabic media, Um Sayyaf conducted Daesh operations alongside her husband, including the investigation, detainment and eventual execution of Jordanian pilot Muath Kasasbeh. (AFP/File)
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Now in US custody, wife of key Daesh militant Abu Sayyaf killed by US Special forces Saturday could offer inside details about the January death of Jordanian pilot Muath Kasasbeh.
Muath Kasasbeh's execution video shocked Jordan in February and prompted the kingdom to intensify bombing efforts against Daesh in Syria. (AFP/File)
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Remember Abu Sayyaf? The key Daesh figure the Pentagon killed in a special forces raid on Saturday? Turns out, he may have also been a key figure in the execution of Jordanian pilot Muath al-Kasasbeh in January.
Israeli delegates reportedly met with Arab and EU diplomats in Jordan. (AFP/File)
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Diplomats from Sunni Arab countries held secret talks with Israeli officials in Jordan to discuss security issues in the region.
An Air Arabia Airbus A320-214. Air Arabia also owns a 49 percent stake in Petra Airlines. (Wikimedia Commons)
08:59 GMT
Air Arabia Jordan launches an inaugural flight to Kuwait as part of a strategy to promote low-cost tourism.

May 18, 2015

Filming of “Indiana Jones and the Holy Grail” in Petra. (lowcostholidays.com )
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USA Today has an online vote for the world's filming location, and as of today, Petra ranks number one!
Former Interior Minister Hussein Hazza Majali walks out of Jerusalem's Dome of the Rock mosque during his visit to the Al-Aqsa mosques compound, Islam's third holiest site, on April 23, 2012. Jordan. (AFP/Ahmad Gharabli)
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Two high ranking members of the Jordanian government resigned yesterday due to failure to coordinate over "key issues" relating to public security.
China is surpassing the US in drone supply to this region, according to Jordan's AlGhad. (AFP/File)
09:00 GMT
Let's talk drones: these days it seems it's China, not the US, who's got the MidEast monopoly.
A private company won the contract to build the solar-run plant in Jordan over the past eight months. (AFP/File)
08:39 GMT
Jordan's King Abdullah inaugurated a solar power plant Sunday at the Royal Court.

May 17, 2015

A new study shows unemployment rate in Jordan increased to 22.1 percent, from 14.5 percent before the Syrian war began. (AFP/File)
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A new study shows unemployment rate in three areas increased to 22.1 percent, from 14.5 percent before the Syrian war began.

May 14, 2015

German Chancellor Angela Merkel shakes hands with King Abdullah following a press conference in Berlin, May 13, 2015. (AFP/File)
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King Abdullah met German Chancellor Angela Merkel to discuss regional developments including the conflict in Syria Wednesday.
Bonds guaranteed by the US government secure Jordan low-cost financing and eases the pressure on local banks. (Shutterstock)
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Bonds guaranteed by the US government secure Jordan low-cost financing and eases the pressure on local banks.

May 13, 2015

Poverty, child labor and lack of help for disabilities contributes to the large number of kids out of school in the kingdom. (AFP/File)
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Poverty, child labor and lack of help for disabilities contributes to the large number of kids out of school in the kingdom.
Mainstream Arabic pop music, with artists mainly from Egypt and Lebanon, tends to be far more popular and draw larger crowds in Jordan. (Sequenza 21)
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Jordanian artists talk about their struggle as independent musicians in Amman.
Israel's plan may improve demand for its natural gas and help boost ties with Jordan. (Twitter)
10:35 GMT
Israel's plan may improve demand for its natural gas and help boost ties with Jordan.
The kingdom's use of tablets is expected to grow in the next five years as more schools began using devices in their curriculum.
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The kingdom's use of tablets is expected to grow in the next five years as more schools began using devices in their curriculum.

May 12, 2015

An ambitious scenario suggests the economy would expand by 7.5 percent in ten years. (PInterest)
19:36 GMT
An ambitious scenario suggests the economy would expand by 7.5 percent in ten years.
The donation is part of the Food for Progress Programme. (Pixabay)
05:15 GMT
The US has granted Jordan with 100,000 tonnes of wheat worth $25m, part of a $1bn aid package over the next three years.