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Libya has been described as a hotbed for terrorism, and attacks like this are a sign that the country is far from stability. (AFP/File)
August 24, 2017 - 09:10 GMT
Libya has been described as a hotbed for terrorism, and attacks like this are a sign that the country is far from stability.
Kushner's discussion with His Majesty covered peace in the Middle East and the strategic partnership between Jordan and the US. (Photo: Royal Court)
August 23, 2017 - 09:43 GMT
Kushner's discussion with His Majesty covered peace in the Middle East and the strategic partnership between Jordan and the US.
Mohammed Assaf. (Wikimedia Commons)
August 22, 2017 - 13:28 GMT
Amman is getting a bit of a treat with Palestinian singer Mohammed Assaf performing during Eid!
His Majesty King Abdullah meets with US Secretary of Defence James Mattis.(Photo: The Royal Court)
August 22, 2017 - 08:23 GMT
They also outlined the economic, social, and security repercussions of hosting Syrian refugees in the Kingdom.
HM King Abdullah II affirmed Jordan's support for a political solution in Libya to unite rival factions. (Photo: The Royal Court)
August 21, 2017 - 09:07 GMT
HM King Abdullah II affirmed Jordan's support for a political solution in Libya to unite rival factions.
The difficulty of drawing a matching second eye. (Twitter / art_dose)
August 21, 2017 - 08:21 GMT
Who said Arab art was dying? These beautiful pieces by some fantastic, unknown Arab artists will make your morning.
The case of the overpriced watermelon has scandalized the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan.
August 20, 2017 - 13:12 GMT
The tourists didn't even complain.
Prince Feisal (Photo: alghad.jo)
August 18, 2017 - 16:31 GMT
The General Assembly for the Jordan Olympic Committee (JOC) has elected HRH Prince Feisal to serve another four-year term as its president, following an election held at Al Hussein Youth City, the Jordan Olympic Committee News Service announced on Wednesday.
Police intervened after Egyptian referee Ibrahim Nour El-Din was assaulted by players and technical staff.
August 16, 2017 - 17:39 GMT
The Union of Arab Football Associations (UAFA) has hit Jordanian club Al-Faisaly with heavy fines and lengthy suspensions after players and technical staff attacked the referee during the Arab Championship final in the Egyptian coastal city of Alexandria.
Detail from Ayham Jabr's
August 16, 2017 - 12:56 GMT
"Transition: Contemporary Art from the Middle East" will showcase the work of 38 modern Arab artists, and will include workshops
Most Jordanian women stayed away from the voting booth during recent elections
August 16, 2017 - 10:21 GMT
Despite the significance of their participation as candidates in the municipal councils and governorate councils, Jordanian women showed up in “weak” numbers to vote in Tuesday’s elections, according to official figures.
Unemployment among males in 2016 stood at 13.3 percent, while female unemployment reached a whopping 24.1 percent. (AFP/ File)
August 15, 2017 - 09:27 GMT
The unemployment rate in 2016 increased by 1.6 percent, reaching 15.3 percent.
Amman depicted in a drawing. (Babayuka / Shutterstock.com)
August 14, 2017 - 10:43 GMT
The “Identity and the City” project is seeking to evolve the meaning and culture of Jordanian cities, allowing them to retain their identities while looking forward to the future.
With displacement crises lasting on average 20 years, entire generations of children are missing out on an education | Shutterstock.
August 13, 2017 - 15:18 GMT
Education is not only an internationally recognised right. It can also serve peace-building and conflict resolution objectives, countering some of the underlying causes of conflict through fostering inclusion, understanding of human rights and tolerance.
Ahmed Hegazi (Photo: belfasttelegraph.co.uk)
August 13, 2017 - 06:54 GMT
Egyptian defender Ahmed Hegazi scored a first-half header on his Premier League debut to give West Bromwich Albion a well-deserved 1-0 victory over Bournemouth at the Hawthorns on the opening day of their season.
From May 2017, a car bombing in Syria's Azaria (file photo)
August 12, 2017 - 11:10 GMT
A suicide bombing in southern Syria near Jordan's border killed more than 23 rebel fighters and injured dozens more on Friday, a monitoring group said.