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February 5, 2016

It is estimated that $8 billion is needed over the next two years to support Jordan as a host community for refugees. (AFP/File)
10:00 GMT
The plan outlines better access to European markets and job creation for Jordanians and Syrians.

February 4, 2016

Lafarge Holcim workers overlooking their cement plant in Jordan. (Lafarge Holcim)
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Lafarge Jordan awaits approval on a proposed plan to develop the site of cement factory site into a green residential scheme.

February 3, 2016

Akram Zuhra, a Jordanian national, finished serving a 16-year jail sentence in Israel last month went on hunger strike after he was re-detained. (AFP/File)
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Akram Zuhra completed a 16-year jail sentence but was re-detained by Israel last month.
Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Nasser Judeh (AFP/File)
12:27 GMT
Jordan called for international intervention against Daesh.

February 2, 2016

The study found that the majority of Jordanians believe in the saying: “Spend and God will send.” (Shutterstock)
14:48 GMT
A new study has revealed that Jordanians are suffering from shopping addiction, overspending, competitive purchasing and other unreasonable buying behaviors.
A Palestinian holds a placard as part of a protest during which they try to set up a tent on 8 June, 2013 near the Jewish settlement of Bat Ayin and the West Bank village of Surif, west of Hebron. (AFP/File)
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The BDS movement in Jordan shared its criticism of the gas deal on Twitter, directing questions at officials.
The king told the BBC that the enormous pressure on Jordan’s infrastructure, economy and social services is causing problems for the nation. (AFP/File)
09:09 GMT
The king told the BBC that the enormous pressure on Jordan’s infrastructure, economy and social services is causing problems for the nation.

January 31, 2016

Nidaa Sharara says happy birthday to Jordan's King Abdullah with a song . (
14:36 GMT
Nidaa Sharara says happy birthday to Jordan's King Abdullah with a song.
Jordan is increasing job-training and job-creation. (Twitter)
10:30 GMT
Two new programs are aimed at fighting Jordanian and Syrian unemployment in Jordan.

January 30, 2016

Prefabricated metal homes are seen at the Azraq camp for Syrian refugees in northern Jordan on January 30, 2016. (AFP/Khalil Mazraawi)
19:00 GMT
Abdullah Ensour indicated that Jordan might change its policy toward Syrian refugees without significant international support.

January 28, 2016

Jordan will host the International Exhibition of Arms and Military Equipment, also known as KADEX 2016. (File photo)
06:17 GMT
Jordan is set to purchase an undisclosed number of Arlan armored vehicles, weapons and equipment under a new military cooperation agreement with Kazakhstan.

January 27, 2016

Jordanian journalist Tayseer Al Najjar has been allegedly detained in the UAE since December 2015. (Twitter)
09:17 GMT
With the status of detained Jordanian journalist Tayseer Al Najjar in the UAE unknown, Jordanian MPs are requesting an investigation
Prince Ali Bin Al Hussein
01:59 GMT
FIFA on Tuesday formally announced that His Royal Highness Prince Ali Bin Al Hussein will run for the presidency of the world's football governing body, the French Press Agency AFP reported.

January 26, 2016

Map of Syria showing location of Sheikh Miskeen. (AFP/File)
13:00 GMT
In its continuing effort to regain control of the Daraa province, the Syria regime has seized an important rebel town that lies very close to the Jordanian border.

January 25, 2016

Czech Prime Minister Bohuslav Sobotka and his British counterpart David Cameron attend their joint press conference after their meeting on January 22, 2016 in Prague. (AFP/Michal Cizek)
15:30 GMT
Prague has approved a plan to send 6,500 assault rifles and 7 million rounds of ammunition to forces fighting Daesh.
Economist warn that Jordan loses JD 100 million for every cancelled workday due to inclement weather. (File photo)
10:00 GMT
As snow hits the region, the government is torn between safety and economic considerations when declaring public holidays.

January 24, 2016

The Jordanian Parliament. (AFP/File)
20:00 GMT
The Ministry of Interior clarified on Sunday the rules regarding residency for Gazan holders of temporary Jordanian passports.
Jordanian guards at the Jaber border crossing in April. (AFP/Khalil Mazraawi)
05:33 GMT
Jordan busted a group of narcotics smugglers at the Syrian border.