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Orphans in Amman beaten by their own police officers

Many are up in arms over the ruthless beating the police gave a group of orphans doing a peaceful protest for equal rights in Jordan; a Kuwait beat boxer; the hard reality after Assad leaves; and an Alawite state in Syria? ...

Blogs Roundup - 22/07/2012 - 10:54 - comment 0

At least 10 wounded in Amman clashes

and government loyalists in central Amman. AFP reported police used batons to disperse the clashes outside ... clashes between pro-reform demonstrators and government loyalists in central Amman. AFP reported police ... hurt on Friday when Jordanian police tried to stop clashes between pro-reform demonstrators ...

17/07/2011 - 14:49 - comment 0

Police Investigate Burning Death of Bank Employee in Amman

Police are investigating the death of a 36-year-old bank employee who apparently died in a blaze in his car in the Shafa Badran area in Amman. Police are investigating the death of a 36-year-old bank employee who apparently died in a blaze in his ...

18/05/2010 - 19:11 - comment 0

Amman: 250 wounded after unrest in football match

at a football stadium in Amman after a tense game between two local teams, police said. "After the fixture ... at a football stadium in Amman after a tense game between two local teams, police said. "After the fixture ... Some 250 people including 30 police were wounded ...

13/12/2010 - 13:06 - comment 0

Police Officer Shot in Car Chase in Amman

A Jordanian police officer was shot during a high-speed chase in Amman on Sunday. A Jordanian police officer was shot during a high-speed chase in Amman, reported the Jordan Times on Sunday.  Police sources said that the officer ...

18/05/2010 - 19:19 - comment 0

Clashes erupt as Jordanians protest outside Israeli embassy over Gaza, 10 arrested

the Israeli embassy in Amman, numerous media outlets reported on Thursday morning.Jordanian police arrested 10 people as clashes erupted when protesters threw stones at the embassy in Amman .Protesters waved flags ... a demonstration outside the Israeli embassy in Amman, numerous media outlets reported on Thursday ...

10/07/2014 - 08:48 - comment 0

Jordanian police kill three ''terror'' suspects in Amman shootout

In a rare incident, Jordanian police shot dead three "terror" suspects Tuesday in a shootout in the Jordanian capital, the authorities said.    Working on a tip, police stormed a hideout in east Amman ... Jordanian police killed three "terror" ...

18/05/2010 - 14:15 - comment 0

Police Searching for Man who Killed his Wife with Hammer in Amman

Jordan’s police were searching for a man in his 40s suspected of killing his wife with a hammer. Jordan’s police were searching for a man in his 40s suspected of killing his wife with a hammer, reported the Jordan Times newspaper.  ...

19/05/2010 - 09:49 - comment 0

Bewitching: Abu Dhabi police launches witch-hunt

The Emirati police launches an awareness campaign about the dangers of witchcraft. Abu Dhabi police are trying to break the spell of sorcerers on ordinary people . The police have launched an awareness campaign called ...

Editor's Choice - 23/05/2013 - 08:01 - comment 0

The Gangs of Amman: where tribes are more powerful than the state.

being called in to bring order back where there is unlawful chaos. If Amman or the police have ... the stories of tribal warfare and police no-go sites. Jebel al Nasr is not an area ... cocktails and burning buildings. You might ask - where are the police? When we visited, there was one police ...

26/08/2012 - 09:59 - comment 1