Recent

Syrian children can now enroll in public schools without the required documents (AFP/File Photo)
September 25, 2017 - 10:07 GMT
"We do not want anyone to lose their right to education," Education Minister Omar Razzaz said.
Samsung Amman Marathon logo
September 21, 2017 - 17:16 GMT
The 9th edition of the Samsung Amman Marathon will be held October 13 under the slogan “Run to The Heart of The City of Amman”, with the expected participation of thousands of runners from all over the world.
King Abdullah II of Jordan and President Trump (AFP/File Photo)
September 21, 2017 - 13:29 GMT
Topics included the Syrian refugee crisis and defeating ISIS
Photo: kooora.com
September 21, 2017 - 08:39 GMT
Wihdat beat Jazira 2-0 to win the Jordan Football Association (JFA) Shield.
The Zaatari Refugee Camp in Jordan (AFP/File Photo)
September 20, 2017 - 10:44 GMT
Experts and officials met in Amman to discuss new initiatives.
His Majesty King Abdullah meets with Austrian President Alexander Van der Bellen in New York on Monday (Photo courtesy of Royal Court)
September 19, 2017 - 16:30 GMT
Regional, international efforts exerted in war on terror among topics
According to court documents, the accused paid the Emirati officer the amount in two installments between September and December last year for him to be able to travel to Amman and Beirut.  /FilePhoto
September 19, 2017 - 15:30 GMT
The Palestinian man is accused of offering Dh120,000 worth of bribes to an officer at the Dubai International Airport to help him travel despite having a criminal case of a dud cheque. Advocate Nasser Hachem argued his client wanted to travel to be by the side of his nine-year-old dying son.
The project will cost $57 million and is expected to improve the health sector in Jordan. (Courtesy of JU)
September 19, 2017 - 14:37 GMT
The project will cost $57 million and is expected to improve the health sector in Jordan.
Electricity Pylons (Shutterstock/File Photo)
September 19, 2017 - 12:08 GMT
Man reportedly confessed ‘to giving 14-year-old electric shocks as a form of discipline’
A photo taken on September 6, 2017, shows the Hotel Mercure in Marigot, near the Bay of Nettle, on the French Collectivity of Saint Martin, during the passage of Hurricane Irma (AFP/File Photo).
September 18, 2017 - 13:05 GMT
King Abdullah II of Jordan ordered a plane to airlift 96 Jordanians from Saint Martin island following Hurricane Irma.
His Majesty discussed the peace process as well as other developments in the region. (Photo courtesy of the Royal Court)
September 18, 2017 - 07:43 GMT
His Majesty discussed the peace process, Jerusalem, as well as other developments in the region.
Participants in the ‘Score for Democracy’ event, organized by the EU, pose for a group photo, on Saturday (Photo by Amjad Ghsoun)
September 17, 2017 - 07:13 GMT
Dozens of participants “from all spectrums of democracy stakeholders” gathered on Saturday to participate in the “Score for Democracy” event organized by the European Union (EU), which took place in Amman Football Club.
According to a report by the West Asia-North Africa Institute, Jordanians can pay up to JOD 400 [USD563] to be smuggled into Syria. /Shutterstock
September 13, 2017 - 13:24 GMT
Jordan is a key western ally in the fight against Islamic State and other extremist groups in Iraq, Syria and Libya. Despite this, since 2011 over 3000 Jordanians have left to fight alongside terrorist groups and the country has the highest per-capita number of fighters in Syria, according to the International Center for the Study of Violent Extremism.
HRH Prince Ali poses for a group photo during the opening of a new artificial football pitch in the Zaatari Refugee Camp on Tuesday (Photo: PepsiCo)
September 13, 2017 - 07:34 GMT
HRH Prince Ali Bin Al Hussein on Tuesday opened a new artificial football pitch in the Zaatari Refugee Camp, some 80km northeast of Amman, according to a PepsiCo statement.
Could Amman see its first metro soon? (SofiLayla/ Pixabay)
September 10, 2017 - 15:38 GMT
A study by the Chinese Railway Engineering Corp. has confirmed that the topography of the city allows the implementation of the Amman Metro.
September 09, 2017 - 15:53 GMT
Stephen King's "It" returns to your screen after 27 years. But is it any good? Check-out Al Bawaba's review.