53 min ago
Asia News Network
MANILA : Embassies accused of sexually exploiting Filipino workers
It's not just foreign employers who are abusing overseas Filipino workers . Even Philippine Embassy officials are allegedly involved in the sexual exploitation of their countrymen-so says Party-list Akbayan Representative Walden Bello.
5 hrs ago
Jordan's king endorses treaty with UK, setting stage for deportation of radical preacher
Many key sectors of the Canadian economy have job openings, but no people to fill them.
9 hrs ago
'Take Your Portion': A Victim Speaks Out About Rape In Syria
Alma Abdulrahman is lying gaunt and unable to move anything below her diaphragm in a hospital bed in Amman.
12 hrs ago
Survival of Syria's best ice cream: A scoop of Bakdash's Amman-reincarnate
The Levant's famous Bakdash ice cream parlour opened its Amman branch in May and has been attracting Syrians, Jordanians, and their cars, in masses.
13 hrs ago
Globe and Mail
Jordan's free-press decade ended when it banned my news site - and 212 others
Protesters from the Islamic Action Front and other opposition parties hold up Jordanian national flags and shout slogans demanding political and economic reform, and access to corruption cases, during a demonstration after Friday prayers in Amman on June 14, 2013.
17 hrs ago
BLOG: Syria's refugees: on the road, in search for solace
In Mahmoud's case it was by ambulance. We first meet him, grey hair falling out from underneath his yellow turban, in CARE's urban refugee centre, in Amman .
Mon Jun 17, 2013
Lake Wylie Pilot
Groundwork for arming Syrian rebels began before Obama's announcement
The U.S. military began laying the groundwork to arm and support Syrian rebels more than a week ago, using a military exercise currently being held in Jordan as a cover for bringing in personnel and equipment.
Earliest known MERS outbreak, in Jordan, infected at least 10 people
Dr. Mohammad Al-Abdallat says blood samples from 124 people were tested for antibodies to the Middle Eastern respiratory syndrome coronavirus.
Earliest known MERS outbreak, in Jordan, infected 10
A man walks towards the King Fahad hospital in the city of Hofuf, east of the Saudi capital Riyadh, on Sunday.
Sun Jun 16, 2013
Emirates News Agency
Jordanian Prime Minister receives Afghan foreign minister
WAM AMMAN, June 16th, 2013 -- Jordanian Prime Minister Abdullah Ensour on Sunday met with visiting Foreign Minister of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan Zalmai Rassoul to discuss bilateral ties and the latest regional developments.
Jordan's army ready for any threat from Syria, says king
He was speaking as Jordanian and US forces conducted military exercises less than 75 miles from the Syrian border, with the participation of 17 other countries.
Putin warns Of conflict with Korea
Russia's President Vladimir Putin ask why the West is arming rebels who eat the organs out of dead solidiers.
'Audience support vital for success of local film industry'
June 16--AMMAN -- Despite winning accolades and awards at festivals around the world, the Jordanian film industry cannot grow and develop without the support of local audiences, according to a Jordanian actress.
The Lebanon Daily News
Syria: Sunni extremists blow up Shiite mosque
In this image released by the Egyptian Presidency, Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi addresses a rally called for by hardline Islamists loyal to the Egyptian president to show solidarity with the people of Syria, in a stadium in Cairo, Egypt, Sunday, June 15, 2013.
Sat Jun 15, 2013
The Star Online
U.S. puts jets in Jordan, fuels Russian fear of Syria no-fly zone
The United States said on Saturday it would keep F-16 fighters and Patriot missiles in Jordan at Amman's request, and Russia bristled at the possibility they could be used to enforce a no-fly zone inside Syria.
National Public Radio
Following The Moon, Dad Seeks Military Son's Resting Place
"I used to look at the moon a lot," Robert Stokely says, "and I told Mike, 'When you see the moon, know that eight hours later I'll see it too, and I'll think about you.'
Fri Jun 14, 2013
The Common Ills
Like the trained monkeys they are, they sell the latest war
So Barack wants war with Syria. And how do we learn of that? David Usborne reports : "The president has said that the use of chemical weapons would change his calculus, and it has," White House deputy national security adviser Benjamin Rhodes told reporters in a conference call on Thursday evening.
Emirates News Agency
UAE-Jordanian Camp honours children for memorising Holy-Quran
WAM AMMAN, June 14th, 2013 -- The UAE-Jordanian Camp for Syrian refugees has organised a ceremony to honour the Syrian children for memorising parts of the Holy Quran.
Global Catholic Network EWTN
13-Jun-13 - Final Statement From Arab Christian Media Conference
At the Service of Justice, Peace and Human Rights ROME, June 13, 2013 - Here is the final statement from a conference on Arab Christian Media, held this week in Jordan.