Jordan celebrates 70 years of independence on May 25, 2016
As Jordan celebrates its Independence Day, a parliamentary vote to permit Israelis to support Jordanian governmental projects has generated controversy.
May 24, 2016
Politicians voted to exclude Israel from new legislation – but quickly appeared to change their minds
May 23, 2016
The men sent their commitment to wed again to a local news website
Construction on the project is due to resume 'within days' as disagreements between the Al Bayan Holding Company of Kuwait and Al Hamad Contracting Company are reportedly resolved.
May 22, 2016
The Karama-Turaibil border crossing between Jordan and Iraq is expected t re-open in less than two weeks after nearly a year of closure.
Late Thursday, Iraq's military announced it had retaken the remote western town of Rutba, an Iraqi town across the border with Jordan, in an operation launched this week to cut off the militants' supply route to neighbouring Syria.
Jordan opened its border to over 1500 Syria refugees this weekend, many needing urgent medical care.
May 20, 2016
A number of Iraqis residing in Jordan are accused of money laundering and plotting a coup to overthrow the current Iraqi government.
May 19, 2016
Negotiations are currently underway with the Czech Republic, China and Japan for third-party investment,while Jordan will retain the largest stake in the nuclear plant.
Announced on the sidelines of the Jordan International Energy Summit, The project will take up to two years to complete and will cost up to JD200 million.
May 18, 2016
Young football fans at the world's second largest refugee camp of Zaatari had the opportunity today to dribble the ball with football superstar Mesut Ozil, midfielder of both the German National Team and Arsenal FC.
The Central Bank of Jordan's annual report puts the joblessness rate at 13 per cent last year, the highest since 2008.
A delegation from the Abu Dhabi Fund for Development are reviewing nearly $1.2B worth of projects in Jordan including the Amman development corridor, and renewable energy projects.
Jordan has freed an Islamic preacher charged with inciting hatred on social media.
May 17, 2016
Prince Ali bin Hussein feels that Infantino's proposals during the 66th FIFA Congress were intended to undermine measures against corruption http://goo.gl/nl7L5b
Hundreds clicked attend on a satirical Facebook event that blamed the government and businesses for young people's woes.
Jordan is aiming for renewable sources to constitute 20 percent of the energy mix in 2020, and to produce 48 per cent of its electricity using nuclear power by 2025.
Gazans traveling to Jordan must obtain a 'non-objection paper' from Jordanian authorities, and many are rejected without knowing why.
May 16, 2016
A magnitude 5 earthquake shook Egypt, Israel, and Jordan.
May 15, 2016
Jordan will receive a share of a 100 million euro grant for the country's active role in responding to the Syrian refugee crisis.
May 12, 2016
Sociologist Hussein Khozai, a professor at Balqa Applied University, said unemployment was the reason behind 20 per cent of suicides in Jordan last year.
The timetable for the Red-Dead project to save falling water levels at the Dead Sea has been presented to potential donors in Aqaba, Jordan.