April 17, 2014
Prime Minister Abdullah Ensour said this week that Jordan's economy is recovering and moving steadily forward despite the global financial crisis and the Syrian infighting.
Hollywood A-Lister Orlando Bloom takes time out from the spotlight to visit Syrian refugees in Jordan
Actor and Unicef Goodwill Ambassador Orlando Bloom visited the Za'atari refugee camp in Jordan to highlight the plight of Syrian refugees.
Libyan authorities said they still have no news about the fate of Fawaz Aitan, the Jordanian ambassador who was abducted in Tripoli on Tuesday morning.
April 16, 2014
Jordan's air force shot down armored vehicles trying to enter the Kingdom from Syria Wednesday.
The Jordanian State Security Court on Tuesday sentenced three Syrians to five-year prison terms for attempting to provide arms and explosives to the Free Syrian Army (FSA).
April 15, 2014
Jordan's ambassador to Libya is being held by Al Qaeda-affiliated kidnappers who are demanding the release of a Libyan who is serving a life prison sentence in Jordan.
America's welfare state was modelled as a good example to provide for the poor. But what if the rich invested more in those less fortunate?
Unidentified Libyan gunmen on Tuesday abducted Jordan's ambassador to Tripoli, officials reported.
April 14, 2014
Politicians and economists alike have described Jordan's middle class as "vanishing" over the past 20 years, but how accurate is such commentary in today's context and what exactly is meant by "middle class"?
April 13, 2014
Karim Said, alongside a number of talented fellow musicians, brought the Strings & Pianos stage to life with live recitals of Chopin, Dvorak and Rachmaninov.
If it hasn't already reached its sell-by, what’s the appeal of Pharrell William’s pop sensation “Happy”? and how has it fared across the Middle East's far-flung corners?
Ouch! Munther Rihana sustained injuries after falling from the horse he was riding during filming of the TV drama "Al Malhami".
April 12, 2014
Macadi Nahhas returns to Cairo's Al-Genaina Theatre on Friday 18 April as part of the venue's early spring programme.
April 10, 2014
"Karim Said is not to be missed. Seriously." wrote one Facebook fan on her deep desire to see this piano playing dude in concert this week.
April 9, 2014
A heartwarming story about a group of passionate and football crazy teens who come from a small village on the outskirts of Amman, Jordan...
In previous remarks to The Jordan Times, Ruoshoud said Jordan's investment inflows rose by 19.5 per cent in 2013 “reflecting investors’ confidence in the Kingdom’s economy and business environment".
One of the country’s three telecom operators has submitted an official request to acquire frequencies to introduce fourth generation (4G) services in the Kingdom, a government official said on Tuesday.
April 8, 2014
China has extended more than $162 million to Jordan in the form of loans and grants between 1999 and 2013.
April 7, 2014
Jordan's King Abdullah is due to pay a working visit to Russia on Wednesday, during which he will meet President Vladimir Putin.
Housing developers expect the performance of the market to peak to pre-2008 levels as they project trading for 2014 to reach over JD7 billion.
April 6, 2014
The rate of economic participation of women in Jordan is among the lowest in the world, standing in sharp contrast to the “impressive” achievements related to the country’s human development record over the past three decades.
The Jordanian authorities have dismissed reports that a Syrian refugee woman was killed at Zaatari camp after clashes with security forces broke out this weekend.
The International Monetary Fund’s (IMF) executive board is expected to approve the disbursement of $264 million to Jordan late this month under a Stand-By Arrangement (SBA).