Jordan Newswire

Jordan Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Jordan.

Results 1 - 20 of 1,285 in Jordan

  1. Can Jordan contain the jihadi threat?Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Jerusalem Post

    Jordanian special forces participate in an anti-terrorism drill at King Abdullah II Airbase in Amman, May 10. THROUGHOUT THE turmoil that has roiled the Middle East during the last five-and-a-half years, Jordan has managed to maintain its equilibrium, affected by events, to be sure, but seemingly immune from the twin catastrophes of state failure and rampant violent conflict that has characterized much of the region. However, two recent jihadi terrorist attacks, the largest experienced by Jordan in a decade, give cause for concern, especially in the context of larger trends.

    Comment?

  2. Local family offers Seeds of Peace group a glimpse of St. John ValleyRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Bangor Daily News

    Charles Stewart , Don Levesque, Thomas LaJoie and Roger Damboise shared traditional St. John Valley music with international visitors from Seeds of Peace on July 18 at the home of John and Amy Hebert in Van Buren. Sarah Nino, an educator from Amman, Jordan, sings Monday night, July 18, at the home of John and Amy Hebert in Van Buren.

    Comment?

  3. EU relaxes trade rules with Jordan to create jobs for Syrian refugeesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Peninsula

    AMMAN: The European Union has relaxed trade rules with Jordan in return for allowing thousands of Syrian refugees to work in its companies, EU and Jordanian officials said on Thursday. Jordanian manufacturers that employ a certain number of refugees will pay less or no duties on many of their exports to the EU for the next 10 years, boosting an economy strained by the presence of over 650,000 Syrians fleeing civil war.

    Comment?

  4. Turkey's failed coup: In Arab world, the rulers and the ruled react differentlyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Christian Science Monitor

    ... Israel as positions that matched those of Arab citizens. In a 2012 Pew Research Center survey of citizens in Tunisia, Jordan, Lebanon, Egypt, Turkey, and Pakistan, 63 percent of respondents saw ErdoAYan's Turkey as a role model for religion and ...

    Comment?

  5. Liberman: Palestinian poet's writings are like 'Mein Kampf'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Times of Israel

    ... could be understood incorrectly." Palestinian poet Mahmoud Darwish seen during a signing for his new book in Amman, Jordan, February 23, 2008 (AP/Nader Daoud) Darwish, who died in 2008, is considered a Palestinian national symbol and was a member of ...

    Comment?

  6. Pride parade stabber plotted new attack from prison - policeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Times of Israel

    ... Liberman, according to Channel 2. Palestinian poet Mahmoud Darwish seen during a signing for his new book in Amman, Jordan, February 23, 2008 (AP/Nader Daoud) The station had come under fire since the broadcast, with Culture and Sports Minister Miri ...

    Comment?

  7. Jordan and EU approve 10 year trade dealRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Al Bawaba

    Prime Minister Hani Mulki attends the signing of a deal between Jordan and the EU on simplifying the rules of origin. Exports of Jordan-made products to Europe are expected to increase following a deal with the EU stipulating "relaxed" rules of origin.

    Comment?

  8. In Mideast views of Erdogan's victory, a gap between ruler and ruledRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | Christian Science Monitor

    ... Israel as positions that matched those of Arab citizens. In a 2012 Pew Research Center survey of citizens in Tunisia, Jordan, Lebanon, Egypt, Turkey, and Pakistan, 63 percent of respondents saw ErdoAYan's Turkey as a role model for religion and ...

    Comment?

  9. EU eases trade with Jordan to boost jobs for Syria refugeesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | WSOCTV

    ... that we may deliver news, weather, special offers and other content related to your specific geographic area. AMMAN, Jordan (AP) ? A diplomat says the European Union has eased trade rules with Jordan to spur foreign investment in the kingdom and ...

    Comment?

  10. Tottenham close in on third summer signing: He's passed medica...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | Daily Star

    Already heading to White Hart Lane are former Southampton midfielder Victor Wanyama and Vincent Janssen who joins from Dutch side Alkmaar. Spurs first became interested in N'Koudou while they were scouting his former Marseille teammate and new Chelsea signing Michy Batshuayi.

    Comment?

  11. Samsung Electronics Wins 29 awards at Cannes Lions 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | PR Log

    July 20, 2016 - PRLog -- Amman, Jordan - Samsung Electronics won 29 awards, including" at the recent Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity. The awards highlight Samsung's deliberate focus on meaningful consumer-centric campaigns, as well as the company's continued contributions to creativity and excellence in marketing.

    Comment?

  12. Broadcast on Palestinian poet Darwish puts Army Radio in crosshairsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | The Times of Israel

    ... station for "going off the rails." Palestinian poet Mahmoud Darwish seen during a signing for his new book in Amman, Jordan, February 23, 2008 (AP/Nader Daoud) "A publicly funded Defense Ministry radio station must not be allowed to highlight and ...

    Comment?

  13. Chelsea snub bid for international defender: They want more th...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | Daily Star

    The 20-year-old centre-back is currently halfway through a two-year loan spell with Bundesliga side Borussia Monchengladbach. Amman - Line's dream is about to become a reality, the 14-year-old Jordanian girl will make history later this year when she takes part in her first ever football world cup.

    Comment?

  14. Smoking and Clopidogrel may not go togetherRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 19 | Merinews

    ... IMA. A study from the Department of Biopharmaceutics and Clinical Pharmacy, Faculty of Pharmacy, The University of Jordan, Amman, Jordan, published in the Journal of Clinical Pharmacy and Therapeutics has concluded that smoking is a significant ...

    Comment?

  15. Ottawa's diplomatic shuffle signals shift in approach to Middle EastRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 19 | The Globe and Mail

    ... it depends on what policy changes follow the appointment. The departure of Bruno Saccomani as Canadian ambassador to Jordan will be welcomed by those Jordanians who care about such things. The Royal Hashemite Court grimaced at the appointment of Mr. ...

    Comment?

  16. Kerry to meet Abbas on peace prospects as part of global tourRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 19 | The Times of Israel

    US Secretary of State John Kerry shakes hands with Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas on February 21, 2016 in Amman, Jordan. US Secretary of State John Kerry will travel to Paris this week for talks with Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas on peace prospects with Israel, the State Department said Tuesday.

    Comment?

  17. Russian women cost Jordanian cop his job and 2 months in prisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 19 | Al Bawaba

    A police officer stationed outside the Russian embassy in Amman, Jordan now faces up to 2 months in prison and the loss of his job after he left his post to take a picture with two tall, blonde, Russian embassy employees In the picture that has made the rounds on Arabic language social media, the police officer stands in the middle of the frame flanked by the women on both sides. One grabs his arm, while the other actually wraps her hand around the gun's handle as if she is going to squeeze the trigger.

    Comment?

  18. Pippa Middleton is engagedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 19 | CNN

    ... Cambridge, on February 26, 2011. Pippa Middleton pictured with her sister Kate, left, and father Michael, in Jerash, Jordan. The Middleton family lived in Amman, Jordan for two and a half years. Pippa and the rest of the Middleton family leave the ...

    Comment?

  19. Cartoon depicting people playing Pok mon Go in Amman, JordanRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 19 | Al Bawaba

    Pokemon Go is sweeping the Arab world, and Jordan is no exception. And now the Jordan Tourism Board is reaching out to the game's makers, Al Rai News reports.

    Comment?

  20. Charlie Adam angers Leicester fans after having his say on Riy...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 19 | Daily Star

    Speaking on the BBC's 5 Live Sport last night, Adam also dismissed the Foxes' hopes of retaining the Premier League title. "It's great that they're going to play in the Champion's League this year and I'm looking forward to it, but like Ranieri says the top 10 would be a massive achievement for them next year."

    Comment?