Jordan's Ministry of Education announced that government and private schools would temporarily be closed as a result of the heavy clashes going on in Deraa.
The comments come as the US has seemingly pivoted away from the two-state solution.
Jordan's decision to extend the validity of Gazans’ temporary passports from two to five years follows the announcement of a steep price hike from JD25 to JD200 for their renewal or replacement.
February 22, 2017
Jordan will host the first ever Arab Martial Arts Games later this year, underlining the country’s reputation as a safe and secure destination for staging major international events, the Jordan Olympic Committee News Service said on Sunday.
The rallies were planned by activists, unionists, and youth leaders in response to the government's recent economic measures.
February 21, 2017
Champion of the 2016 IMET Squash Open, Jordan’s Mohammad Al-Sarraj, won the 2017 Cronimet Squash Open, which took place in Skelleftea, Sweden.
Gazan holders of temporary Jordanian passports must now pay JD200 instead of JD25 to issue or renew a passport every two years, making it the most expensive passport in the world.
February 19, 2017
Jordan Cup titleholders Ahli will play an away match against Syria’s Jeish on Monday, while reigning Jordan Professional Football League champs Wihdat will host Lebanon’s Nijmeh on Tuesday, as Round 1 of the 14th Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Cup kicks off.
The controversial concert will be held in Aqaba.
February 16, 2017
Jordan will send two skiers to the 8th Asian Winter Games taking place in Sapporo, Japan, from February 19-26, according to the Jordan Olympic Committee News Service.
The unnamed director is suspected of issuing fraudulent work permits.
February 15, 2017
The Dead Sea Ultramarathon is to return and continue to be sponsored by LG Electronics, according to Run Jordan, the sole entity dedicated to bringing together different marathon events and races in Jordan under one umbrella.
The Jordan Tourism Board is in the final stage of negotiations to bring more tourists from the UK and Italy to Aqaba via low-cost carriers.
February 14, 2017
Fourteen-year-old Qusai Habboub has big ambitions, according to the Jordan Olympic Committee News Service.
Jordan finished the West Asian Table Tennis Championships with four gold, four silver and five bronze medals after a glorious final day in Aqaba, according to the Jordan Olympic Committee News Service.
February 13, 2017
Jordan's fatwa department did not see it as a laughing matter.
Last week, the government scrapped a “100 percent sales tax exemption” on fixed and mobile Internet services, effectively raising the tax rate from 8 to 16 percent.
February 12, 2017
Colliers International's hotel market report forecasts good news for resorts in Aqaba and Palm Jumeirah, buoyed by shifts in demand away from Egypt and Turkey.