The publication, which is free of charge and available as an online version, is entirely shaped by refugees, whether in Zaatari camp or abroad (AFP/File)
November 15, 2017 - 20:00 GMT
Started in 2014 through a grant from the government of Japan, The Road Media is the first of its kind news publication in a refugee camp setting.
Jordan’s national football team
November 14, 2017 - 23:38 GMT
Jordan’s national football team edged Cambodia 1-0 in Phnom Penh, on Tuesday in their penultimate return leg 2019 Asian Cup qualifier.
The crew of Disney's upcoming Aladdin remake—including Will Smith—were filming in Petra! (Facebook / Will Smith)
November 13, 2017 - 14:30 GMT
The crew of Aladdin took to the far, exotic lands of Petra to create their Agrabah.
The Zaatari refugee camp in Mafraq, Jordan (Shutterstock/File)
November 08, 2017 - 20:00 GMT
Jordan’s Zaatari refugee camp is planning to go green with the inauguration of a 12.9 megawatts solar plant next Monday, aimed at bringing affordable and sustainable energy to around 80,000 Syrian refugees and the host community.
November 07, 2017 - 18:00 GMT
Government Coordinator for Human Rights Basel Tarawneh on Monday said his office is adopting new tools to ensure the integration of human rights concepts among the police force.
The new city would be built on a major highway that links Jordan to Iraq and Saudi Arabia. (File photo)
November 07, 2017 - 18:00 GMT
Jordan has announced plans to build a new city east of the capital Amman to ease overcrowding and traffic congestion.
November 06, 2017 - 13:19 GMT
As funding for the 2017 Jordan Response Plan, aimed at helping the Kingdom overcome challenges ensuing from the Syrian crisis, has only reached around 20 percent of the required amount, the government has called for increased aid to adequately address the “huge” refugee burden.
Revenues were also up by 9 percent (11 percent without currency fluctuations). (File photo)
November 05, 2017 - 12:54 GMT
Aramex today announced its financial results for the third quarter of 2017.
28 percent of the national sample said that electricity is the biggest burden on their families’ budgets (Shutterstock/File)
November 02, 2017 - 21:00 GMT
Economic problems topped challenges that face the Kingdom, according to 81 percent of the national sample that responded to a recent opinion poll, whose findings were announced on Wednesday.
Additionally, the SSC sentenced five defendants to three to five years jail terms with hard labor, Petra reported (AFP/File)
November 02, 2017 - 14:26 GMT
The State Security Court (SSC) on Wednesday sentenced eight suspects convicted of promoting ISIS ideologies with sentences ranging from 10 years of jail time to hard labor and acquittal.
Syrian children at the Azraq refugee camp in northern Jordan (AFP/File)
October 31, 2017 - 06:00 GMT
Why does Jordan’s Economic and Social Council call for the empowering of the Syrian refugees and their absorption in Jordan’s labor market, in its regular economy?
Turkey and Jordan agreed in 2016 on a Roll-on/Roll-off 'Ro-Ro' route between Turkish ports and Jordan’s Aqaba port, but the deal never took off. (File photo)
October 30, 2017 - 11:26 GMT
Turkey and Jordan agreed in 2016 on a Roll-on/Roll-off route between Turkish ports and Jordan’s Aqaba port, but the deal never took off.
A Syrian refugee from the informal Rukban camp, which lies in no-man's land off the border between Syria and Jordan, walks in the rain on March 1, 2017. She is sheltering a young child outside a U.N.-operated medical clinic immediately on the Jordanian side (AFP/File)
October 30, 2017 - 06:00 GMT
Tens of thousands of internally displaced persons (IDPs) stranded in an informal desert camp between Jordan and Syria have been cut off from aid for months. So far, there are no indications that assistance is on the way.
The main problem refugees encounter during winter is the increasing risk of health issues (AFP/File)
October 26, 2017 - 20:00 GMT
As winter is just around the corner, the situation of refugees living in Jordan raises many concerns.
Photo: The Jordan Times
October 25, 2017 - 06:47 GMT
Paralympics star Khitam Abu Awwad clinched the gold medal at the Thailand International Table Tennis Championships in Bangkok, according to the Jordan Olympic Committee News Service.
“There is a gap between the demand and delivery of legal services and advice” (Shutterstock/File)
October 25, 2017 - 05:00 GMT
A local study on Jordanians’ satisfaction with the justice system indicated that over 50 percent of those surveyed had stalled cases at Jordanian courts.