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  1. Egypt, Jordan to participate in joint military exercisesRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Egypt Today

    11 December 2018: The Egyptian Armed Forces arrived on Tuesday, Dec. 11 in Jordan to participate with its Jordanian counterpart in the joint military exercises "Aqaba 4", which will run until December 21. The drills include different strategies and ...


  2. An Open Letter to the Journalists Who Praised Mohammed bin SalmanRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Al Bawaba

    Before Christmas and the new year arrives, there is time for reflection. And the first thing that comes to my mind, as a journalist living in Amman, Jordan, was how some other prominent journalists treated Saudi crown prince and de facto ruler Mohammed bin Salman.


  3. Jordan FM Safadi Reviews Peace-Keepers Missions With UNRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Al Bawaba

    Jordan's Foreign Minister Ayman Safadi and Prime Minister Omar Razzaz at the Jordanian Royal Palace in Amman. Minister of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates Ayman Safadi on Monday met with senior UN officials participating in a meeting for the heads of UN political and peacekeeping missions in the region.


  4. How Closely Aligned are Jordan and Hamas?Read the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | The Jewish Press

    As you read this brief news report from a respected Arab source, keep in mind that the US Department of State, in the most recent edition of its annual " Country Reports on Terrorism " calls the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan " a committed partner on counterterrorism and countering violent extremism ". Hamas welcomes Jordan's decision to host Al-Aqsa conference Member of Hamas' political bureau Izzat Al-Rishq welcomed Jordan's decision to host an international conference on the dangers facing Al-Aqsa Mosque under the patronage of King Abdullah II.


  5. US Army eyes new automatic rifle that fires with pressure equivalent to tank: reportRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Fox News

    Members of the Air Force Special Operation's 23rd Special Tactics Squad participate in small unit tactics at the King Abdullah II Special Operations Training Center in Amman, Jordan A new Army assault rifle will tear through any body armor with the pressure of a battle tank, strike from unprecedented ranges, and withstand the rigors of weather, terrain and soldier use, Army Chief of Staff. Gen. Mark Milley told The Military Times .


  6. UN Syria envoy: Work ongoing for constitutional committeeRead the original story

    Yesterday | WAND-TV Decatur

    ... home to sift through the charred remains in search of precious family heirlooms, photos and other possessions AMMAN, Jordan (AP) - The U.N. Special envoy for Syria said Monday work is still ongoing to form a committee meant to draft a new ...


  7. Petra: More seductive than everRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday |

    ... Red Sea, poking between the hard shoulders of Egypt and Saudi Arabia, and reaching its cul-de-sac where Israel and Jordan meet at the waves' edge. I can see the geography clearly as we descend, the land flinty and serrated, a parched grey-brown; the ...


  8. Wisconsin man's metal sculptures featured in television showRead the original story

    Sunday | Washington Times

    ... and for years he had his own salvage company. In the 1970s - before he took on the Evermor name - Every helped Alex Jordan collect and build the House on the Rock near Spring Green. But in the early 1980s, Every had a falling-out with Jordan and a ...


  9. 'Creed II' not quite a knockoutRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | The Gleaner

    Michael B. Jordan as Adonis Creed, an underdog but talented light heavyweight boxer, and Academy Award nominee Sylvester Stallone as Rocky Balboa, world heavyweight champion and Adonis' trainer and mentor, in Creed II. In 2018, The Incredibles, made a comeback, and Mary Poppins is set to make a return this Christmas.


  10. Jordan Still Optimistic on Tourism Figures Despite Recent Natural CalamitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Al Bawaba

    Former Jordanian Tourism Minister Lina Annab, who resigned after the fatal floods, had stated: "Featuring sixth on such a prestigious, international and trusted publication is quite an achievement for Jordan. Jordan is hoping to woo end-of-year tourists with a host of events and new services despite setbacks in which more than 4,000 tourists were evacuated after flash floods inundated the rose-red city of Petra, killing 11 Jordanians.


  11. Travel Review: Discovering a little Middle Eastern magic in JordanRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Bury Times

    ... luxury hotel next to the Dead Sea, four hours north. Halfway into the journey, we have barely passed a single soul. "Jordan is one of the driest places on earth. About 75 per cent of our land is desert," notes our guide Ali. We had boarded easyJet's ...


  12. Jordan to rethink controversial cybercrimes lawRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Manila Bulletin

    Jordan is to withdraw proposed amendments to a cybercrimes bill submitted to parliament that rights activists say would stifle freedom of expression, the government spokesman said on Sunday. FILE PHOTO: Protesters chant slogans during a protest against tax hikes in Amman, Jordan November 30, 2018.


  13. UN launches aid delivery from Jordan to 650,000 SyriansRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 9 | Times of Oman

    A view of Syrian border checkpoint near Nasib border crossing between Jordan and Syria, as seen from Marafaq, Jordan. Photo - Reuters file A view of Syrian border checkpoint near Nasib border crossing between Jordan and Syria, as seen from Marafaq, Jordan.


  14. UN sends aid to hundreds of thousands in war-torn SyriaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 9 | The Peninsula

    A Syrian displaced boy carries blankets over his head inside the Internallly Displaced Persons camp of al-Hol in al-Hasakeh governorate in northeastern Syria on December 8, 2018. AFP / Delil SOULEIMAN AMMAN, Jordan: The United Nations has begun sending desperately needed aid from Jordan to hundreds of thousands of civilians in war-torn Syria.


  15. Jordan to rework controversial cybercrimes bill following protestsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 9 | Jerusalem Post

    A protester holds up a Jordanian national flag during a protest in Amman, Jordan June 4, 2018.. Dear Reader, As you can imagine, more people are reading The Jerusalem Post than ever before.


  16. Ipsos Jordan Announces Results for Ipsos' Jordanian Consumer Sentiment Index Q3 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 9 | Al Bawaba

    Ipsos, the leading research company in the Middle East and North Africa has Announced its Jordanian Consumer Sentiment Index Results of Q3, 2018 for the first time in Jordan. Ipsos' JCSI follows the established Global methodology of Ipsos' PCSI; one of the most prominent global indices conducted in collaboration with Thomson Reuters in 24 countries.


  17. Rebels see progress in Yemen talksRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 9 | NWAonline

    ... to stop at another city in the region for inspection before they proceed to the Yemeni capital. He suggested Amman, Jordan's capital, as a candidate for an inspection stopover. The Houthis captured Sanaa in 2014, forcing the government into exile ...


  18. Rebel delegates at Yemen peace talks report some progressRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 8 | Stars and Stripes

    ... to stop at another city in the region for inspection before they proceed to the Yemeni capital. He suggested Amman, Jordan's capital, as a candidate for an inspection stopover. The Houthis captured Sanaa in 2014, forcing the government into exile ...


  19. Hundreds Protest Outside Jordan's Prime Ministry Against Income Tax BillRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 7 | Al Bawaba

    ... activist and Muslim Brotherhood member of the Shura Council Zaki Bani Irsheid. A statement made available to The Jordan Times from the "Hirak Theiban" movement, a group of political activists from the southern town of Theiban in Madaba Governorate, ...


  20. Cantor: Israeli's, Palestinians and Jordanians - my visit to where they liveRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 7 | Long Island Business News

    Having just returned from 12 days touring Israel, Palestinian-controlled Bethlehem and Jordan, I witnessed the nuances of how Israelis, Jordanians and Palestinians coexist in the part of the world they share and how tourism binds them together. The tour guide was a 57-year-old Israeli woman, a veteran of the Israeli Defense Force during the time of the 1967 and 1973 wars, who had firm opinions of the politics of her time and the realities of life in the Middle East.