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.
Jordanian soldier who shot three US military trainers last November sentenced to life imprisonment. (file/photo)
July 17, 2017 - 11:44 GMT
Jordanian Soldier who shot three US military trainers has been sentenced to life imprisonment.
The demonstrators have staged over 75 sit-ins in various parts of the country since the late Nimeh Habashneh started the campaign on Facebook in 2009. (AFP)
July 17, 2017 - 08:12 GMT
Jordanian women protest for rights of women married to foreigners.
A view of the Ayla Golf Course in Aqaba (Photo: Ayla Golf Course)
July 16, 2017 - 17:48 GMT
The MENA Golf Tour — an initiative launched by the Shaikh Maktoum Golf Foundation — will for the first time include Jordan’s Ayla Golf Championship in Aqaba...
Tillerson's trip to Saudi Arabia failed to reach any fruitful consensus despite Qatar signing a memorandum of understanding with the US on combating terrorism. (AFP)
July 13, 2017 - 11:10 GMT
Tillerson's unexpected return to Doha comes after Wednesday's talks with Saudi Arabia's King Salman and Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman failed to end a blockade on Qatar.

Easy Taxi withdrew the ad and issued an apology on its official Facebook page on Wednesday. (twitter)
July 13, 2017 - 09:25 GMT
Easy Taxi/Jordan recently placed a billboard in several areas in Jordan showing a young man showing off his muscular legs, apparently in a bid to convince a taxi driver to stop and collect him.
Royal Jordanian plane. (File photo)
July 10, 2017 - 13:02 GMT
The laptop ban has been lifted for Royal Jordanian’s flights from Amman to the US.
Could the problem with youth disengagement partially stem from the ways we measure and quantify it?
July 10, 2017 - 12:38 GMT
When the average age of suicide bombers is estimated to be between 20 and 22, it appears a number of young people are willing to misguidedly give up their lives for a cause. They are incredibly engaged with something – it is just not something we condone, encourage, or understand.
The Jordan Volleyball Federation logo
July 09, 2017 - 18:31 GMT
Jordan will host the 14th Arab Junior Volleyball Championships from July 27 — August 5, the Jordan Olympic Committee announced on Tuesday.