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July 10, 2014

Hundreds of Jordanians protesting over Israel's military offensive in the Gaza Strip chanted "We will launch the third intifada" (AFP/File).
08:37 GMT
Hundreds of Jordanians clashed with security forces outside the Israeli embassy on Thursday morning as a protest over the ongoing Israeli military operation in the Gaza Strip turned violent.

July 9, 2014

Israeli air strikes have left several dead. (AFP/File)
08:28 GMT
Jordan strongly condemned Israel's recent attacks on the Gaza Strip, calling for an immediate halt to strikes.

July 8, 2014

Jordan's armed forces are between 150,000 and 200,000 (File Archive)
15:22 GMT
Jordan officially launched a recruitment drive Tuesday in an effort to boost its ranks to combat the jihadist militant threat from neighboring Iraq.
Jordan’s imports from Mexico reached $41 million compared with around $17 million of exports
04:55 GMT
His Majesty King Abdullah’s visit to Mexico has laid down the basis of improved economic relations between the two countries.

July 6, 2014

E-government is “entering a new episode” with all 193 UN member countries using national websites for the first time.
04:55 GMT
In the 2012 report, Jordan ranked 98th out of 190 countries.

July 4, 2014

Steinitz's statement of support comes days after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu pledged to "support" and "safeguard" Jordan from Islamist militant forces if need be (File Archive)
18:00 GMT
A top Israeli official told reporters Friday that Tel Aviv is ready to help Jordan fight off any Islamist insurgents from its neighbor Iraq if requested.

July 3, 2014

More people are classified as poor on a quarterly than on an annual basis as many households face temporary spells of poverty.
16:39 GMT
Economist Yusuf Mansur explained that the study simply shows that some Jordanian households are poor during a certain period of the year, while not poor for the rest of the year.

July 2, 2014

ISIS declared the establishment of an Islamic State on Sunday (Welayat Salahuddin/AFP)
15:11 GMT
Top leaders among Jordan's jihadist movement denounced the Islamic State of Iraq and Greater Syria's declaration of a caliphate earlier this week.
A packed out Jerash Festival. (Image: Facebook)
05:27 GMT
The 29th Jerash Festival for Culture and Arts was a grand slam success with A-list stars storming the stage and fans that followed them to the Roman city.

June 30, 2014

A suicide bomber detonated himself at the Duroy Hotel last week to evade arrest. (AFP/File)
14:27 GMT
The men responsible for the recent bombing at a hotel in Beirut were reportedly recruited and trained by a Jordanian radical.

June 29, 2014

The Jordan Customs Department and the three telecommunications companies for landline, mobile and Internet (Umniah, Zain Jordan and Orange Jordan) have also linked to the system.
04:55 GMT
The Central Bank of Jordan (CBJ) on Saturday officially launched e-FAWATEERcom system to help citizens check and pay their bills electronically via different paying outlets.

June 27, 2014

One of many Najwa Karam selfies on her Jerash journeys. (Image: Twitter)
17:53 GMT
From the driver's seat of her car to a press conference to the actual concert stage, Najwa Karam kept her social media fans up to date with the happenings of the hot songstress