30 min ago
Machinery man takes leap with debut novel
A DIRECTOR of an East Staffordshire plant and machinery firm has taken an interesting side step - by becoming an author of a book based around a story filled with 'lust, greed, jealousy and duplicity'.
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4 hrs ago
The Daily Star
Jordan says accidental fall killed French climbers
AMMAN: An autopsy showed on Sunday that an accidental fall killed three French nationals as they climbed a mountain in southern Jordan, a security official told AFP.
Sat Mar 08, 2014
Jordan: 10 reasons to visit the Middle East's most easygoing country
Jordanian cities such as Amman don't suffer the car-horn cacophony prevalent in so many other Middle East countries.
Easy prey: The sexual exploitation of Syria's female refugees
Nawar is a shy 17-year-old with very pale skin, just like her sister Souza, who is 16. Four months ago, both were married off to much older Saudi Arabian men.
Fri Mar 07, 2014
Arutz Sheva Israel News
Kerry Makes Surprise Visit to Jordan to Discuss Talks
"We are arriving in Aqaba, Jordan, with Foreign Minister Judeh today to see King Abdullah to talk about the peace process," State Department spokesman Marie Harf said.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
UAE aid - a top 20 donor plans to get bigger
Opened in 2013 at a reported cost of US$10 million, and run by the UAE Red Crescent Authority, the Mrajeeb al-Fhood camp offers shelter and safety to several thousand Syrian refugees.
Arutz Sheva Israel News
Jordan Needs a Seat at the Negotiating Table ASAP
Amman did stress... that it would get involved if - and only if - the talks directly harmed their interests, specifically Jordan's borders.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
Orange Jordan grants talented young Jordanians the opportunity to...
Orange Jordan recently renewed its sponsorship for the collaborative initiative between the Jordan United Football Academy and the Hungarian Premier Football Club PECSI MFC, in an initiative granting a talented Jordanian player the opportunity to fulfill his dream of signing a contract with a Hungarian Football club and playing professional ... (more)
Tue Mar 04, 2014
The Straits Times
Pentagon plans little change to war budget despite Afghan exit
United States soldiers wait to start the multilateral training Eager Lion Exercise with their Jordanian counterparts, at Al Quweira near Aqaba city, 290km south of Amman on June 16, 2013.
RJ to operate Amman-Kuwait twice daily
In light of the high demand for traffic between Amman and Kuwait, Royal Jordanian will increase the frequency of its flights to the Kuwaiti capital, Kuwait, from 10 weekly flights to 14 starting April 2014.
Sun Mar 02, 2014
Restore stability, Egypt's new prime minister says in first speech
New Egyptian Prime Minister Ibrahim Mahlab addressed the nation for the first time Sunday, focusing, he said, on the restoration of stability and security.
Sat Mar 01, 2014
South China Morning Post
Arabian heights: a journey through the kingdom of Jordan
From Amman to Petra, a journey through the kingdom of Jordan is an experience to treasure.
Jordanian Police Arrest 10 Gays and Lesbians for Holding Gathering
Police in Jordan have arrested 10 people at a party hall in east Amman who were reportedly at a 'gay and lesbian' gathering, AFP reports : "The administrative governor of the Marka area, Adnan Qatarneh, ordered the arrest of the 10 gays and lesbians after they held a reception at a party hall on Wednesday to get to know each other," he told AFP.
Fri Feb 28, 2014
City Paper's Baltics Worldwide
Estonian and Jordanian Ministers: Eesti Energia oil shale project must progress
Estonian finance minister JA1 4rgen Ligi had meetings on Thursday in Amman with Jordanian prime minister Abdullah Ensouri, finance minister Umayya Toukan and energy and mineral resources minister Mohammad Hamed to discuss the current state of Estonian state-owned energy giant Eesti Energia's oil shale project in Jordan, LETA/Public Broadcasting ... (more)
Thu Feb 27, 2014
The Charlotte Observer
Syria militants claim Christians agreed to pay tax
AMMAN, Jordan Militant fighters should not impose an Islamic tax on Christians in Syria, a radical Jordanian preacher facing terrorism charges said Thursday, days after an al-Qaida breakaway group in Syria claimed Christian leaders under its control agreed to pay the tax in return for protection.
Jordanian parliament votes to expel Israel's ambassador
Tension with Israel grew after the Israeli Knesset discussed a draft law which would strip Jordan of its status as the custodian of Muslim and Christian holy sites in Jerusalem.
10 gay individuals arrested by Jordanian authorities for holding a party
According to a human rights report by the US State Department, gays face legal and societal discrimination in Jordan.
State's Patterson At Middle East Meeting On Trade, Investment
Remarks by Anne W. Patterson Assistant Secretary for Near Eastern and North African Affairs Movenpick Dead Sea Resort Amman, Jordan February 25, 2014 Good afternoon and thank you for your warm welcome.
Emirates News Agency
King Abdullah II concludes a visit to Singapore and Indonesia
WAM AMMAN, 27th February, 2014 -- His Majesty King Abdullah II last night concluded his Asian tour that included visits to Indonesia and Singapore, during which he held talks with senior officials on ways to enhance bilateral relations, especially economic ones, as well as the political situation in the Middle East and the rest of the world.
Wed Feb 26, 2014
Voice of America
Syrian refugees from Deir al-Zour speak to a reporter in the Zaatari Refugee Camp near the Syrian border, in Mafraq, Jordan, Feb. 12, 2014.