Asian soccer body says it supports FIFA candidate Sheikh Salman
Asian soccer body says it supports FIFA candidate Sheikh Salman

Three of the five FIFA candidates claim support from Asian voters, but the AFC said it fully backed Sheikh Salman.

Turning back Syrian refugees not a solution: UNICEF head
Turning back Syrian refugees not a solution: UNICEF head

Turning back Syrian refugees in the wake of the Paris attacks is "not a solution", says Anthony Lake.

Three killed, including two Americans, in police shooting in Jordan

The shooting, at a police training camp on the outskirts of the Jordanian capital, raises questions about Jordan's image as an island of relative stability in a turbulent region.

Michelle Obama to travel to Qatar and Jordan next month

US First Lady Michelle Obama will travel to Qatar and Jordan in the Middle East next month, the White House has said.

First lady to make solo visit to Middle East

Michelle Obama is making her first solo visit to the Middle East, stopping in Qatar and Jordan to promote her global education initiative for girls.

Jordan, Israel expect to stream holy site footage

Israeli and Jordanian officials said on Tuesday that new surveillance cameras should be installed within days at the walled Jerusalem shrine at the epicenter of Israeli-Palestinian violence, with the goal of streaming the footage live on the Internet for maximum transparency.

Israel, Jordan working to ease holy site tensions: John Kerry
Israel, Jordan working to ease holy site tensions: John Kerry

US Secretary of State John Kerry said on Saturday that Israel and Jordan have agreed on steps aimed at reducing tensions at a holy site in Jerusalem that have fanned Israeli-Palestinian violence.

Israel agrees to security cameras at Jerusalem's Aqsa: John Kerry

US Secretary of State John Kerry on Saturday announced that Israel and Jordan had agreed on new measures for Jerusalem's flashpoint Al-Aqsa mosque compound, including 24-hour security cameras.

Russia, Jordan agree to 'coordinate' military ops in Syria
Russia, Jordan agree to 'coordinate' military ops in Syria

Russia and Jordan have agreed to "coordinate" military operations in Syria, Russia's Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Friday after meeting his Jordanian counterpart.

President inaugurates Mahatma Gandhi Street in Amman

President Pranab Mukherjee on Sunday inaugurated a street in the capital city of Jordan named after Mahatma Gandhi.

President Mukherjee in landmark visit to Jordan

President Pranab Mukherjee arrived here on Saturday in what he termed a landmark visit to push ties with Jordan. It is the first visit by an Indian head of state to this Hashemite kingdom.

President Pranab Mukherjee arrives in Amman

President Pranab Mukherjee began a six-day historic visit to turbulent West Asia, arriving in Amman on Saturday to a ceremonial welcome.

Jordanian MP says son joined Islamic State, carried out suicide attack

A Jordanian parliament member says his son carried out a suicide bombing in Iraq just three months after the family failed to prevent him from joining the Islamic State extremist group.

Iraqi asylum seekers in Jordan hesitant to travel to Europe

 Hanna Yussef dreams of following thousands of fellow Iraqi Christians to refuge in Europe, abandoning a precarious existence in Jordan, where he has lived since fleeing Islamist violence at home.

King of Jordan meets Modi in New York

King Abdullah of Jordan met Prime Minister Narendra Modi here on Friday on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly.

Jordan slams Israeli `aggression` against Muslims in Al-Aqsa

 Jordan on Tuesday denounced Israeli actions at Jerusalem`s Al-Aqsa mosque compound, saying they amount to "aggression" against Arab and Muslim nations.

Palestinians, Israeli police clash at Jerusalem shrine for third day

Israeli police armed with stun grenades and tear gas clashed with rock-throwing Palestinian youths who barricaded themselves inside Jerusalem`s al-Aqsa mosque on Tuesday, police and witnesses said, in the third day of violence at the sacred site.

Britain's Cameron urges support for Syrian refugees in Lebanon, Jordan

British Prime Minister David Cameron said on a visit to Lebanon and Jordan on Monday that it was vital to provide support for refugees from Syria`s civil war within the region to discourage them from risking their lives in trying to reach Europe.

Jordan selects 'Theeb' for Oscars
Jordan selects 'Theeb' for Oscars

Jordan, which has long served as a swooping desert backdrop for a host of Oscar-winning epics, has sent "Theeb", the acclaimed WWI-set drama, to the 88th Academy Awards as its entry for the best foreign-language film.

Refugee crisis: How migrants risk their lives to reach Europe

The severity of the humanitarian disaster in Syria by ISIS and other rebel groups. More than 7.6 million Syrians have been displaced, and more than 4 million have fled the country to countries such as Greece, Turkey, Lebanon, Jordan, Iraq, and Egypt and have become refugees.