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Jordan charges al-Salt detainees with terrorism. (AFP)
August 16, 2018 - 09:35 GMT
Jordan’s general prosecution charged on Wednesday detainees in the city of al-Salt with terrorism following last week’s attack in the town of Fuhais.
Photo: The New Arab
August 15, 2018 - 19:16 GMT
A Jordanian Judo practitioner has refused to compete against an Israeli at an international tournament in the latest act of boycott against Israeli athletes.
King of Jordan, Abdullah II of Jordan (Shutterstock/File Photo)
August 15, 2018 - 09:51 GMT
King Abdullah, the Supreme Commander of the Jordan Armed Forces-Arab Army (JAF), affirmed on Tuesday that JAF’s and security agencies’ success in thwarting terrorist plans reflects their professionalism and effective coordination.
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August 15, 2018 - 09:06 GMT
Syrian media have reported that Bashar al-Assad's regime has struck a deal with Jordan, to return thousands of Syrian refugees back home, but with no confirmation from Amman.
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August 15, 2018 - 08:24 GMT
The terrorist attacks in Jordan over the weekend shocked the country but the people support the security agencies in countering extremist ideologies, political analysts said on Tuesday.
Wakeskating champion and Red Bull athlete Brian Grubb, battles the unforgiving water streams in a volcanic narrow valley In the Jordanian Desert.
August 14, 2018 - 16:26 GMT
Wakeskating champion and Red Bull athlete Brian Grubb, battles the unforgiving water streams in a volcanic narrow valley In the Jordanian Desert.
Jordan kills three, arrests five others in 'terror raid' (Twitter)
August 13, 2018 - 14:39 GMT
Suspects in last week’s attack on a police patrol in Jordan support the ISIS terrorist group, the country’s interior minister said Monday.
Jordanian security forces gather near a damaged building in the city of Salt, northwest of the capital Amman, on August 12, 2018. AFP
August 13, 2018 - 13:48 GMT
Jordan has maintained stability and been far less affected by terrorist attacks than some of its neighbours. But last week's violence shows that the security problem is still concerning, and that the terrorism threat in Jordan has deep roots.
Jordanian security forces (Twitter)
August 13, 2018 - 12:44 GMT
Countries from across the Middle East and elsewhere continued to offer their condolences to Jordan on Sunday, after five security personnel were killed in a terrorist attack.
Town Salt near Amman in under terror attack (Twitter)
August 13, 2018 - 10:18 GMT
Amjad Al Bqour was sitting with his family in Salt’s Naqb Addabour area, northwest of Amman, when he heard loud police sirens on Saturday, which triggered his curiosity.
Minister of State for Media Affairs Jumana Ghunaimat (Twitter)
August 13, 2018 - 08:40 GMT
Minister of State for Media Affairs Jumana Ghunaimat on Sunday announced that the raid on the terrorist cell in Salt was concluded Sunday noon.
The use of credit cards issued by Jordanian banks has risen by 24 per cent. (Shutterstock)
August 13, 2018 - 08:31 GMT
The number of financial transactions carried out via e-payment in Jordan has gone up by 26 per cent in the first half of 2018, compared to the figure recorded in the same period last year , according to a statement of Network International.
King Abdullah checks on security personnel injured in the Fuheis terrorist attack (Twitter)
August 13, 2018 - 08:10 GMT
King Abdullah on Sunday stressed that all who dare to target Jordan’s security and the safety of its citizens will be held to account, underlining that Jordan will fight the khawarij (outlaws of Islam) with resolve and will strike firmly.
(AFP / Khalil MAZRAAWI)
August 12, 2018 - 13:39 GMT
A fourth person, who was injured during the raid on Saturday on a building in the town of Salt, where alleged terrorists were holed up, died on Sunday as a result of his wounds, a senior official announced.
Jordan blast leaves one sergeant dead, six injured. (Twitter)
August 12, 2018 - 10:43 GMT
Jordanian security forces have detained five militants as part of an ongoing manhunt for suspects of a bombing attack that killed a policeman on Friday, according to a government spokeswoman.
Arab countries issued statements of condemnation of the terrorist attack in Jordan. (AFP/ File)
August 12, 2018 - 10:27 GMT
Arab countries on Saturday issued statements of condemnation of the terrorist attack that took place in Jordan on Friday.