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May 4, 2015

Jordanian security forces stand near the Nasib border crossing in Syria following clashes. (AFP/File)
07:57 GMT
Millions of dollars worth of goods remain stranded in Lebanon due to the Syria-Jordan border attack in April, putting a strain on the exports market in the region.

May 3, 2015

Assaf outside The King Hussein Cancer Center. (Ibrahim Alalami/Facebook)
12:40 GMT
No surprise here, Mohammed Assaf's Friday concert in Amman was a total hit!
The JVFU accuse Israel of deliberately starting the fires to clear grass for security reasons. (File photo)
09:44 GMT
The Jordan Valley Farmers Union wants to sue Israel for damage caused by wildfires.

April 30, 2015

Amman East Power Plant, a combined cycle gas-fired power plant in Al Manakher, Jordan, was the first independent power plant in Jordan. (Courtesy/Beling.net)
14:27 GMT
Jordan's prime minister on Wednesday laid the foundation down for an electricity generation mega-project.

April 29, 2015

The newly established carrier will follow the low-cost business model introduced to the Mena region 11 years ago by Air Arabia. (File image).
12:17 GMT
Air Arabia Jordan, the kingdom’s new low cost carrier, today announced that it will commence operations from its Amman Queen Alia International Airport base in May.
Trade losses also mounted due to instability in the northern neighbour country and prompted Jordan to close its northern border. (File image)
07:30 GMT
The World Bank Group (WBG) is considering new financing tools to help Jordan cope with financial burdens caused by the influx of hundreds of thousands of Syrian refugees.

April 28, 2015

A flight scheduled to transport 146 Yemenis to their country Monday morning was canceled because the aircraft didn't have an official permit from the Saudi-led coalition. (AFP/File)
16:32 GMT
A flight scheduled to transport 146 Yemenis to their country Monday morning was canceled because the aircraft didn't have an official permit from the Saudi-led coalition.
Tima is the first female comedian in all of Jordan. (Flickr)
08:54 GMT
Jordanian comedian Tima Shomali talks comedy and Arab taboos during the Women in the World Summit in New York.

April 27, 2015

Hundreds of importers and exporters lost millions of dollars worth of goods when rebels pillaged the vast free trade zone. (File photo)
13:13 GMT
The closure severed its most important trade route to the outside
Syrian refugees cross the border from Syria into Jordan, near Mafraq, on Feb. 18, 2013. Jordanian army buses, ambulances and medics as well as water tankers wait at the border to receive Syrian refugees and take them to shelters. (AFP/Khalil Mazraawi)
05:00 GMT
Jordanian Armed Forces on Sunday received new arrivals, who were provided with first aid and other humanitarian support.

April 26, 2015

Ali Za'tari has previously served in Libya, as well as Sudan, Syria, Iraq and Kuwait. (Image: YouTube screenshot)
10:29 GMT
Ali al-Zaatar will serve as the deputy head of the United Nations Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL), the UN announced Sunday.
A Jordanian soldier sits in position the near the Al-Karameh border point with Iraq, June 25, 2014. (AFP/File)
08:36 GMT
Jordan's interior ministry said the kingdom's border with Iraq was open and safe following a deadly attack by Daesh, which killed one and injured nine others.
DJ Mila Alias is playing at the SAX FASHION SUMMER BANG party at the Dead Sea in Jordan. (Image: Facebook)
08:30 GMT
For the first time in Jordan, Ukrainian DJ Mila Alias will be playing at the Sax Fashion Summer Bang party on May 8.
Sweden's Foreign Minister Margot Wallstroem personally thanked Palestinian and Jordanian authorities for helping secure the release of both hostages in Syria. (AFP/File)
07:24 GMT
Two Swedish men were freed by Al Qaeda's Nusra Front in Syria with the help of negotiations through Palestinian and Jordanian authorities.

April 25, 2015

Jordanian soldiers patrol the border with Iraq. (AFP/File)
12:36 GMT
Three car bombs detonated at sole crossing between Jordan and Iraq.

April 24, 2015

Jordan’s 20-year-old Crown Prince Hussein bin Abdullah Thursday called on the world to prevent youth recruitment to Islamic extremist groups. (Tumblr)
08:27 GMT
Jordan’s 20-year-old Crown Prince Hussein bin Abdullah Thursday called on the world to prevent youth recruitment to Islamic extremist groups.

April 23, 2015

Lebanon to consider Aqaba Port in Jordan as alternative export route. (Creative Commons/Gerard Janot)
12:40 GMT
The government will discuss opening an alternative maritime export route due to the closure of the Nasib crossing with Syria.
On Monday, the council decided to allow the Kingdom’s universities to introduce blended learning programmes (image: on file).
05:55 GMT
Jordanian universities can now offer online bachelor’s programmes under a decision announced by the Higher Education Council on Tuesday.

April 21, 2015

Israeli soldiers walk in front of the Dome of the Rock in the Al-Aqsa mosque compound, in Jerusalem's old city on Oct. 19, 2014. (AFP/File)
15:27 GMT
UNECO adopted a resolution that reaffirms the definition of al-Aqsa Mosque as the entire sacred complex surrounding it.