Morocco, Jordan and Dubai: Wow, this celebrity couple is giving us some serious vacation goals – See photos

Morocco, Jordan and Dubai: Wow, this celebrity couple is giving us some serious vacation goals – See photos

Suyyash Rai and Kishwer Merchant recently had an exotic vacation in Morocco, Jordan and Dubai.

John Kerry to travel to Geneva in show of support for Syria ceasefire: US

John Kerry to travel to Geneva in show of support for Syria ceasefire: US

US Secretary of State John Kerry will travel to Geneva Sunday in a show of support for the ceasefire between the Syrian government and rebel forces, US officials said Saturday.

Jordan latest Arab country to recall envoy from Iran

Jordan on Monday recalled its ambassador to Iran over what it described as Tehran`s interference in Arab affairs.

Jordan security services `shut Muslim Brotherhood HQ`

Jordanian security services on Wednesday closed the Amman headquarters of the Muslim Brotherhood, the country`s main opposition force, a lawyer for the movement said.

First Syrians leave for US under surge resettlement programme

The first Syrian family to be resettled in the US under a speeded-up "surge operation" for refugees left Jordan and arrived in Kansas City, Missouri, to start a new life.

16 Palestinians die in accident in Jordan

Sixteen Palestinians died late Wednesday when their bus overturned in south Jordan, authorities said on Thursday.

Jordanian forces kill 7 Islamist militants in Irbid raid

Jordanian security forces killed seven Islamist militants overnight in the northern border city of Irbid, a security source said on Wednesday, in one of the country`s largest sweeps in years against hardline sleeper cells.

Gun battles in Jordan raids reportedly targeting militants

Jordanian troops have exchanged fire with armed men during arrest raids in the northern city of Irbid including one group holed up in a building, security officials said.

Cash aid for Jordan`s refugees an iris scan away

Cash aid for Jordan`s refugees an iris scan away

Syrian refugees in Jordan will get faster access to United Nations cash aid through an iris-scanning ATM network, removing the need for bank accounts and cards.

Jordan's queen hits back at Charlie Hebdo over cartoon of drowned Syria boy Aylan Kurdi

Jordan's queen hits back at Charlie Hebdo over cartoon of drowned Syria boy Aylan Kurdi

Jordan's Queen Rania has hit back at a cartoon in French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo depicting drowned Syrian toddler Aylan Kurdi as a grown-up committing sexual harassment in Germany. 

US woman sues Twitter for helping Islamic State spread globally

US woman sues Twitter for helping Islamic State spread globally

A Florida-based woman has filed a lawsuit against the micro-blogging site Twitter, accusing the firm of supporting the global spread of Islamic State (IS) by enabling its followers to recruit on its social media platform.

UN gets USD 250 million to educate Syrian children, needs more

Donors have pledged USD 250 million to educate over one million Syrian children this year but an additional USD 500 million is urgently needed to fund the program in Turkey, Lebanon and Jordan, the UN envoy for global education has said.

MoU between India, Jordan for promoting cooperation in ITE approved

The Union Cabinet has been apprised of the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed between India and Jordan in October.

 From frustration to unemployment: What all Islamic State uses to lure women

From frustration to unemployment: What all Islamic State uses to lure women

A Jordanian woman who came close to joining the Islamic State group described a sophisticated 14-month recruitment process by the extremists that she said landed her in a secret IS compound in Turkey with dozens of other women.

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.