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The US aid package will include advanced weaponry and F-16 fighter jets. (AFP/File)
07:39 GMT
Jordan will receive over one billion dollars in military aid from the US over the next three years.

September 2, 2015

George Wassouf to perform in Jordan this Eid Al-Adha. (Ticketdirect.com.au)
14:54 GMT
George Wassouf to perform in Jordan this Eid Al-Adha.

September 1, 2015

August 31, 2015

Saudi Arabia has been especially hit hard by MERS and has documented another 29 cases of the syndrome to the World Health Organization on Aug. 29. (AFP/File)
14:34 GMT
A total of 17 cases of the respiratory syndrome have been recorded in Jordan since 2012.
Environmentalists fear that removal of fresh water from Lake Kinneret will endanger the lake's ecosystem. (Twitter)
12:00 GMT
The transfer of 50 million cubic meters of fresh water from Israel in return for desalinated water in Jordan has upset environmentalists.
Theeb gets new release date in Iraq's cinemas, the ninth Arab country to host the film. (File photo)
08:22 GMT
Theeb gets new release date in Iraq's cinemas, the ninth Arab country to host the film.
King Abdullah has previously condemned Israel for constantly restricting Palestinians from entering the Al-Aqsa compound. (AFP/File)
07:00 GMT
Palestinian Authority leader Mahmoud Abbas met Jordan's King Abdullah Sunday to discuss recent tensions between protesters and Israeli forces in the Al-Aqsa Mosque.

August 30, 2015

With a career that predates Jordanian King Abdallah's own rule, Judeh's presence is something of a legend in Jordanian politics. (AFP/File)
16:14 GMT
There's a big, fat, Twitter controversy unfolding in Jordan.
Public expenditure on the Aqaba development program between is expected to cost $162.6 million. (Flickr)
14:00 GMT
Public expenditure on the Aqaba development program between is expected to cost $162.6 million.
Jordanian authorities are preparing to supply charging stations in the country for electric cars. (AFP/File)
12:00 GMT
Jordanian authorities are preparing to provide the infrastructure, with electric charging stations.
Industrialists have been forced to send Jordanian exports destined for Iraq via Kuwait, a costlier option. (File photo)
06:49 GMT
The Turaibil/Karameh crossing has been closed since mid-July over security concerns, adding to Jordanian exporters' woes.
Army officers take position in Iraq. Image used for illustrative purposes. (Al Bawaba/File)
05:00 GMT
Five Iraqi army officers were killed on Saturday by a roadside bomb planted on the border between Iraq and Jordan, according to an Iraqi military source.

August 27, 2015

Syrian and Jordanian children to premiere "Oliver Twist" in Arabic in Jordan next month. (Showbiz411.com)
10:54 GMT
Syrian and Jordanian children to premiere "Oliver Twist" in Arabic in Jordan next month.
A handout picture released by the official Jordanian news agency on Feb. 8, 2015 shows a squadron of UAE F-16 fighters stationed in one of Jordan's air bases to support it in strikes against Daesh. (AFP/Petra)
10:40 GMT
Spokesman Mohammad Momani said Jordan will also "start comprehensive operations against Daesh."

August 26, 2015

Jordanian King Abdullah and Russian President Vladimir Putin met in Moscow on Tuesday to discuss better cooperation to improve Jordan's infrastructure. (AFP/File)
22:28 GMT
Jordanian King Abdullah and Russian President Vladimir Putin met in Moscow on Tuesday to discuss better cooperation to improve Jordan's infrastructure.

August 25, 2015

Jordanian Prime Minister Abdullah Ensour and Stefan Löfven, Prime Minister of Sweden. (World Water Week)
09:15 GMT
Abdullah Ensour addressed the opening of the conference on "Water for Development", highlighting Jordan's acute water crisis and need for international assistance.
Both Easy Taxi and Uber are slightly more expensive than traditional taxis. (AFP/File)
07:00 GMT
Easy Taxi and Uber are easing public transportation and cab-flagging woes in the Jordanian capital.

August 24, 2015

So far, “Theeb” has been commercially released in the United Arab Emirates, Lebanon, Jordan, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Palestine, Egypt and Switzerland. ()
10:36 GMT
Jordanian film "Theeb" lands in Iraqi cinemas on Thursday.
Jordan's border guards detained two people who tried to enter the country from Syria over the weekend. (AFP/File)
10:02 GMT
Jordan's border guards detained two people who tried to enter the country from Syria over the weekend.

August 23, 2015

Egypt-owned gas company EGAS is seeking four LNG cargoes to be delivered to Jordan's Aqaba gas terminal. (AFP/File)
08:17 GMT
Egypt-owned gas company EGAS is seeking four LNG cargoes to be delivered to Jordan's Aqaba gas terminal.

August 22, 2015

Al Musabalah Company's lawsuit filed two years ago claimed the Social Security Investment Fund failed to sell the firm's stake at a bank.
08:00 GMT
Al Musabalah Company's lawsuit filed two years ago claimed the Social Security Investment Fund failed to sell the firm's stake at a bank.
The new center is aimed to provide specialized rescue services, patient transfer and air ambulance operations. (AFP/Massoud Hossani)
05:00 GMT
Jordan's King Abdullah on Thursday announced the new center that aims to provide specialized rescue and patient transfer services.

August 21, 2015

A mother sits alongside her son, a thalassemia patient, as he receives blood in Peshawar, Pakistan on Dec. 4, 2014. (AFP/File)
01:59 GMT
For some Arab couples, thalassemia isn't just a disorder; it's a final hurdle to face before they're granted their marriage license.

August 20, 2015

A report by the Central Bank of Jordan showed Jordanians' debt-to-income ratio jumped significantly last year. (Shutterstock)
19:35 GMT
A report by the Central Bank of Jordan showed Jordanians' debt-to-income ratio jumped significantly last year.