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April 18, 2015

A UNHCR camp for displaced people in western Yemen, 2009.  (AFP/Khaled Fazaa)
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UN seeks funds for emergency relief in Yemen's humanitarian crisis, officials in Jordan say.

April 16, 2015

Assaf will be singing his heart out in Amman on May 1. (Image: Facebook)
12:50 GMT
Mohammed Assaf's upcoming concert is taking place in Amman.

April 15, 2015

Sorry Jordan, Kimye are now officially in Paris! (Image: Thewire.com)
12:20 GMT
Kim Kardashian was rumored to visit Jordan with her family, but looks like she changed her destination to Paris instead!

April 14, 2015

The UN Security Council on Tuesday adopted a resolution imposing an arms embargo against Houthi rebels. (AFP/File)
18:02 GMT
The UN Security Council on Tuesday adopted a resolution imposing an arms embargo against Houthi rebels.
Kim and her husband Kanye will be visiting Jordan on Tuesday, according to some leaked sources. (Image: Rapbasement.com)
15:29 GMT
Jordan is bracing itself for Kim Kardashian's promised visit just as she rounds up her Holy land tour.
A doctor with the Royal Medical Services and his assistant nurse have discovered a genetic disease undocumented in international medical records. (Shutterstock)
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A doctor with the Royal Medical Services and his assistant nurse have discovered a genetic disease undocumented in international medical records.
Kim Kardashian's Facebook post this morning. (Image: Facebook)
07:47 GMT
Baptizing baby North, meeting the Jerusalem mayor, and potentially crossing into Jordan to promote tourism all after spending five days in Kim's Armenian homeland make for one epic trip to the Holy Land.
All nine Lebanese truck drivers kidnapped by al-Nusra Front on the border between Syria and Jordan returned home Monday. (AFP/File)
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All nine Lebanese truck drivers kidnapped by al-Nusra Front on the border between Syria and Jordan returned home Monday.

April 13, 2015

Nine Lebanese truck-drivers were stuck at the Syria-Jordan border when battle for control of the crossing broke out earlier this month. (Albawaba.com/File)
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Most of the kidnapped truckers kidnapped by the Nusra Front on the Syria-Jordan border earlier this month returned home on Monday. One driver is still missing.
Illustrating diminished performance, the report indicated that that the hotel's net operational income regressed to JD5.5 million last year from JD6 million in 2014.
04:55 GMT
The number of guests who stayed at Sheraton Amman Al Nabil Hotel dropped last year to 73,462 persons, representing a 61.89 per cent average occupancy rate.

April 12, 2015

The ratio of debts to the gross domestic product went up from 61 per cent in 2010 to 80.3 per cent by the end of 2014,
22:17 GMT
Every Jordanian owes over JD3,100 ($4,375) to the Kingdom's creditors.
Lebanon's interior minister called on Jordan to grant entry to the Lebanese truckers stuck at a Syrian-Jordanian border crossing. (AFP/Louai Beshara)
14:51 GMT
Lebanon's interior minister called on Jordan to grant entry to the Lebanese truckers stuck at a Syrian-Jordanian border crossing.
Some Yemenis who fled unrest in their country have increased demand for the JD, the Jordanian Exchange Association said Sunday. (Shutterstock)
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Some Yemenis who fled unrest in their country have increased demand for the JD, the Jordanian Exchange Association said Sunday.
The insurgency of the Taliban and the US war in Afghanistan have created years of instability that’s difficult to track. In times when interest in sex dipped down, there also tended to be casualties in NATO forces. Maybe most of those with Internet access in the country were also foreign troops.
08:31 GMT
Sex is a universal interest. But when revolutions begin, priorities change.

April 9, 2015

An Iraqi man visits the grave of a loved one at a cemetery in the capital, Baghdad, during the first day of the Muslim Eid al-Adha holiday on Oct. 15, 2013. Image used for illustrative purposes. (AFP/Ahmad al-Rubaye)
04:29 GMT
Residents of a village in Irbid said Wednesday that its cemetery has run out of space.

April 8, 2015

Thousands of Jordanians hold a giant national flag during a demonstration on March 4, 2011, in Amman to demand "regime reforms," a day after Prime Minister Maaruf Bakhit rejected calls for a constitutional monarchy. (AFP/Khalil Mazraawi)
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The US embassy has called off an advisory urging American citizens to stay away from high-end malls in Amman.
Supporters of the Shiite Houthi rebels take part in a demonstration against the Saudi-led coalition’s "Operation Decisive Storm" against their movement in Sanaa. (AFP/Mohammed Huwais)
09:05 GMT
The resolution condemns the Houthi aggression and calls for an arms embargo to cut off weapon supply chains.
Kuwaiti-based AFESD is considered a main partner in supporting the Kingdom's development efforts through extending soft loans to the country (Image: file photo)
07:20 GMT
Jordan on Tuesday signed a $100 million soft loan agreement with the Arab Fund for Economic and Social Development (AFESD) to fund small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs).

April 7, 2015

The property seizure is related to a disupted claim over former employees' salaries. (Image: Screenshot)
14:12 GMT
Jordanian newspaper Al Arab Al Yawm's assets and properties are seized following court decision over labour disputes, management refutes claims.
At least 120 truck drivers were stranded at Syria's Nasib border crossing last week after Jordanian authorities closed the crossing amidst clashes between the Syrian government and opposition groups. (AFP/File)
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After several were taken hostage by militants along the Nasib border crossing, five Lebanese truck drivers have yet to be released,

April 6, 2015

Jordan has evacuated nearly 300 nationals from Yemen, the foreign ministry said Monday, with hundreds still left in the country. (AFP/File)
18:14 GMT
Jordan has evacuated nearly 300 nationals from Yemen, the foreign ministry said Monday, with hundreds still left in the country.
A Hamas supporter wears a protective mask against swine flu at a rally in Gaza City on December 14, 2009. (AFP/Mohammed Abed)
15:30 GMT
People most vulnerable to the strain are children under five years old, the elderly, pregnant women and the obese.
Two F-16 Royal Jordanian Air Force jets. (Photo: Wikimedia Commons)
10:29 GMT
Two pilots were killed when a military training plane crashed unexpectedly on Monday.
The government’s efforts over the past days have resulted in reopening the Iraqi market for local produce. (Image: file photo)
09:38 GMT
The Iraqi government on Sunday allowed the entry of Jordanian vegetables to the Iraqi market following a two-week suspension for security reasons, according to government officials.
Members of the Jordanian security forces stand guard at the Jaber border crossing (known in Syria as the Nasib border) as smoke rises from the Syrian side of the border after clashes broke out . (AFP/File)
08:00 GMT
Syrian opposition forces claimed Nasib border crossing earlier this week. Now the Jordanian army is prepared for a cross-border attack should there be an external threats from the Syrian side.

April 5, 2015

Jordan's Crown Prince Hussein will chair the UN Security Council open debate on the role of youth in countering extremism. (Tumblr)
17:32 GMT
Jordan's Crown Prince Hussein will chair the UN Security Council open debate on the role of youth in countering extremism.
Shaikha Budoor Bint Sultan Al Qasimi, Chairperson of Sharjah Investment and Development Authority (Shurooq) (Image: Vision.ae)
09:31 GMT
Shaikha Budoor Bint Sultan Al Qasimi will co-chair 2015 World Economic Forum to be held in Jordan May 21-23, becoming the first Emirati woman to be selected for the role.
The Jaber border crossing (known as the Nasib border in Syria) was closed following clashes between rebels and Syrian government troops. Lebanese truckers were kidnapped and goods seized during the fighting. (Image: AFP/File)
07:29 GMT
The closure of the Nassib border crossing between Jordan and Syria following violent clashes cuts off a vital network for trade between Lebanon, Syria, Jordan and Gulf countries.
The historic agreement between Jordan and Israel was stalled several times last year due to anti-trust concerns and political opposition. (Image: Shutterstock)
06:49 GMT
The controversial deal is worth $500 million and involves the sale of 1.87 billion cubic meters of natural gas from Israel to Jordanian companies over the next 15 years.