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July 26, 2017 - 09:48 GMT
What do "Indiana Jones," "Star Wars," "Lawrence of Arabia," and "The Martian" have in common? They were filmed in Jordan, that's what.
The Jordanian ministry of tourism issued instructions to travel agencies, directing them not to send tourists to Wadi Rum, 300km south of Amman, and to avoid some roads in the south of the Kingdom, for fear of possible violence. (File photo)
July 25, 2017 - 23:36 GMT
The Ministry of Tourism instructed tour operators not to take tourists to Wadi Rum, according to a document obtained by The Jordan Times.
Thousands of Jordanians called for
July 25, 2017 - 16:01 GMT
An image of Israel’s Prime Minister embracing the security guard who shot and killed two Jordanians within Israel’s embassy in Amman on Sunday has gone viral, stirring already heightened tensions.
A statement said the return of the staffers, led by Ambassador Einat Schlein, was facilitated by “close cooperation” between Israel and Jordan. (AFP)
July 25, 2017 - 14:37 GMT
An Israeli embassy guard who killed two Jordanians causing a diplomatic crisis with Amman, has returned home without being questioned.
The soldiers were killed on November 4th when their vehicles came under fire as they attempted to enter the base. (YouTube)
July 25, 2017 - 08:41 GMT
Video footage has been released of al-Jafer incident which left three US soldiers dead in al-Jafer military base back in November 2016.
Ayesha (not her real name), a new mother from Syria, waits by one of her twins in Neo-Natal care unit in the MSF Mother And Child Hospital in Irbid, Jordan.
July 24, 2017 - 13:07 GMT
Médecins Sans Frontières runs a maternity hospital in Irbid, North Jordan, where thousands of Syrian
A Jordanian was killed, and another was injured along with an Israeli man on Sunday in a shooting incident at the Israeli embassy in Amman (Khalil Mazraawi/AFP)
July 24, 2017 - 09:45 GMT
The shooting incident took place on Sunday at the Israeli embassy in Jordan
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July 23, 2017 - 12:42 GMT
Jordan's Al-Faisaly defeated Egypt's Al-Ahly on Saturday 1-0 in the Arab Football Club Championship.
Jordanian-Palestinian soprano Zeina Barhoum. (Zeina Barhoum)
July 20, 2017 - 12:53 GMT
The Arab world's first ever opera festival began on an auspicious note last night when Jordanian-Palestinian soprano Zeina Barhoum's "La Traviata" made magic.
Maarek Sami Tawayha shot dead three US Special Forces instructors outside the King Faisal Airbase in Jafer, Maan, some 300km south of Amman, on November 4. (twitter)
July 20, 2017 - 10:52 GMT
Hundreds from the defendant’s tribe, the Hweitat, drove from Maan to Amman to protest the court’s verdict and called for their family member's release.
Ola Al Fares: A lawyer, a journalist and a superstar. (Facebook)
July 19, 2017 - 12:20 GMT
We're all a bit jealous, aren't we?
Jordan Karate Federation logo
July 18, 2017 - 16:53 GMT
The Asian Karate Federation has announced that Jordan will host the next Asian Karate Championships from July 10-15 in 2018, according to the Jordan Olympic Committee News Service.
AFP: A picture taken on July 17, 2017, shows the Dome of the Rock in the Al-Aqsa Mosque compound in the old city of Jerusalem, after Palestinian Muslim worshippers refused to enter the compound due to newly-implemented security measures by Israeli authorities which include metal detectors and cameras.
July 18, 2017 - 16:36 GMT
Can the people of Jerusalem — the living, breathing city, not just a city of heritage — ever live in peace without a clear definition of the management of holy space in Jerusalem?
Activist and feminist Zuleikha Abu Risheh expressed her disapproval of the new regulations. “We are banging our heads on the wall with this useless government and the regulations it issues.” (shutterstock)
July 18, 2017 - 14:00 GMT
Jordan attempts to tighten regulations as former minister puts rate of early marriages at 13%.
In some mosques, local residents volunteer to lead prayers, but without the salary an imam is usually paid, the source added. (AFP)
July 17, 2017 - 17:49 GMT
Only half of all mosques in Jordan have Imams.
Ola Al Fares is an inspiration for girls worldwide, for her academic and journalistic success as well as her style. (Facebook: علا الفارس Ola Alfares)
July 17, 2017 - 14:30 GMT
You can't deny it, the Middle East is at the forefront of what's stylish and trendy.