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“We are now heading towards Palestine, after which we will fly north from Jerusalem, the Palestinian capital, to JFK International Airport” (AFP/File)
December 14, 2017 - 13:35 GMT
In defiance of U.S. President Donald Trump's recent decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, a Jordanian airline pilot recently told his passengers that they were about to fly over Jerusalem, “the Palestinian capital.”
Group photo at the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) summit on last week's US recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital, on December 13, 2017 in Istanbul. - Edited photo (YASIN AKGUL / AFP)
December 13, 2017 - 14:59 GMT
In the hours before and since yesterday’s announcement that the U.S. will recognize Jerusalem as the Israeli capital countries across the Arab world condemned the move.
Rihanna and Beau Hassan
December 13, 2017 - 10:57 GMT
She set tongues-wagging last week after she was spotted with an eye-catching diamond ring on her wedding finger.
Farah Baker amassed a large social media following after her coverage of the 2014 Israeli-Gaza conflict. /Instagram
December 12, 2017 - 11:16 GMT
For me as a Palestinian who lives in Gaza, and Jerusalem is not more than two hours away from my house. I have never been able to visit it and go and pray in it, although I am Muslim. I am Palestinian: i have been deprived from my right, since I was born. And now the occupation has come and they want to take it. If i accept this decision, it would absolutely be so illogical.
Protesters shout slogans and wave Palestinian flags during a demonstration against the U.S. president's decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, on Dec. 8, 2017, in the Jordanian capital Amman (Khalil Mazraawi/AFP)
December 11, 2017 - 13:02 GMT
The Lower House on Sunday tasked its Legal Committee with poring over Jordan’s peace treaty with Israel and its pursuant agreements, and come up with proposals to address the Israeli violations to the provisions of the 1994 pact.
The protest brought together over 300 members of the professional associations (Twitter/Salim Essaid)
December 11, 2017 - 10:51 GMT
The country's professional associations on Sunday held a protest to condemn and reject U.S. President Donald Trump's decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.
Between 19.5 to 27 percent of male survey respondents confirmed having experienced sexual harassment or unwanted sexual contact as boys (Bulent Kilic/AFP)
December 10, 2017 - 20:00 GMT
Titled “We keep it in our heart — Sexual violence against men and boys in the Syria crisis,” the study comprised several dozen of informants and focus group discussions (FGD), involving some 196 refugees in Iraq, Lebanon, and Jordan, according to a statement by the UNHCR.
Protesters shout slogans and wave Palestinian flags during a demonstration against the US president's decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, near the American embassy in Amman, on December 8, 2017 (Ahmad ABDO/AFP)
December 10, 2017 - 17:00 GMT
"What happened last week hit at the core of our historical role, our identity and our values of respect and coexistence."
Jordanian police stand guard in front of the American embassy in Amman during a demonstration against the US president's decision to recognise Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, on December 8, 2017 (Ahmad Abdo/AFP)
December 10, 2017 - 11:01 GMT
It would “force them to write ‘Arab Jerusalem’ when noting the address of their embassy,” argued commenters online.
HRH Prince Ali poses for a group photo with members of the Equal Playing Field team in Jordan recently (Photo: Prince Ali Facebook page)
December 08, 2017 - 19:38 GMT
With the aim of promoting the upcoming AFC Women’s Asian Cup (WAC) scheduled to be held in Amman between April 4 and 20, 2018, a global initiative will launch a number of women football campaigns in the Kingdom next month.
Protesters shout slogans and wave the Jordanian flag during a demonstration near the American Embassy in Amman against U.S. President Donald Trump's decision to recognise Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. (KHALIL MAZRAAWI / AFP)
December 08, 2017 - 11:00 GMT
The largest opposition group in Jordan, the Muslim Brotherhood, has called for wide protests across the Kingdom in response to the U.S. decision to recognise Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.
PA President Mahmoud Abbas and King Abdullah of Jordan (AFP/File)
December 07, 2017 - 14:50 GMT
Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas on Thursday met with Jordanian King Abdullah to discuss U.S. President Donald Trump’s changes to American policy on Jerusalem.
The American and Israeli flags projected onto Jerusalem's Old City Walls. Ahmad Gharabli/AFP
December 07, 2017 - 12:32 GMT
Yesterday, Donald Trump effectively ended the fifty year charade of a Peace Process by declaring “it is time to officially recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.”
Over the last two decades, Jordan’s primary gross enrollment ratio increased from 71 percent in 1994 to 99 percent in 2010 (AFP/File)
December 07, 2017 - 10:06 GMT
A World Bank (WB) project worth $200 million will help Jordan expand access to early childhood education and improve student assessment, teaching and learning conditions for Jordanian and Syrian refugee children, a WB statement said.
The King reaffirmed Jordan’s full support for the Palestinians in their efforts to preserve their historical rights in Jerusalem (AFP/File)
December 06, 2017 - 13:51 GMT
His Majesty emphasized that Jerusalem is key to achieving peace and stability in the region and the world.
Tunisian Prison (AFP)
December 05, 2017 - 14:13 GMT
Prison systems across the world are producing increasingly violent criminals, but some are going beyond that serving as terrorist universities - teaching radical ideologies and creating terror networks