May 22, 2013
World Bank President, Jim Yong Kim, on Tuesday announced that in light of a recent request by Jordan, the World Bank will provide financial aid to the country to help with its economy and the growing number of refugees.
Over the last few days, UNHCR has reported the flow of Syrian refugees entering Jordan has reached 'almost zero'. Jordanian, Syrian and international sources have given contradictory reports as to why.
The talks will serve as a warm up to the US-Russia backed peace initiative, touted to take place in June
Jordanian prisoners detained in Israel have entered the 20th consecutive day of hunger striking in a bid to be afforded more freedoms and better treatment.
May 21, 2013
Protests outside the Iraqi embassy in Amman were held on Tuesday as citizens reacted angrily to a video showing embassy employees attacking Jordanian activists. The Iraqi government released a statement late Tuesday expressing it's 'regret' over the issue.
Can a show get any more controversial than having a rebellious Jewish mother whose daughter secretly converts to Islam?
May 20, 2013
Performers from around the world used brooms, lids, matches, and even bananas to entertain the audience with STOMP in a three-day performance at Amman's Palace of Culture.
May 19, 2013
Get ready to rock with the region's rowdiest singers in Amman later this month at the Dum Tak Alternative Music Festival.
May 18, 2013
Calling a spade a spade, it's rape not a Holy War.
May 12, 2013
In the aftermath of Israeli violations at Al Haram Al Sharif in East Jerusalem on Wednesday such as the obstruction of prayers and the arrest of the Grand Mufti, Jordan has taken immediate action to try and hold Israel responsible for its actions.
Victory for the British government this week as Muslim Cleric Abu Qatada, Palestinian of Jordanian nationality, has said he will return to Jordan of his own volition if and when Jordan ratifies a treaty with the UK ensuring that he will have a fair trial in the country.
May 9, 2013
A World Bank report released Wednesday cautioned Jordan of a “moral hazard” phenomenon.
Jordan's Foreign Minister told John Kerry that Syrians could make up 40% of the Jordanian population by mid 2014