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Jordan's King Abdullah says two-state solution basis of Middle East peace

Jordan's King Abdullah says two-state solution basis of Middle East peace

Jordan`s King Abdullah said peace would not be attained in the Middle East without the creation of a Palestinian state under a two-state solution that would be the basis of a comprehensive Arab-Israeli peace deal.

Saudi, Jordan sign deal on USD 3 billion in Jordan investments

Jordan's state media say public and private sector officials from Saudi Arabia and Jordan have signed 15 economic agreements, including establishing a joint fund that will launch an estimated USD 3 billion worth of investments in Jordan.

UK issues laptop, tablet flight ban for six countries including Saudi Arabia, Turkey

UK issues laptop, tablet flight ban for six countries including Saudi Arabia, Turkey

Britain tightened airline security on flights from Turkey, the Middle East and North Africa on Tuesday, banning laptops and tablet computers from the plane cabin following a US security warning.

Jordan says executes 15, with 10 for terrorism convictions

Jordan executed 15 people on Saturday, including 10 convicted on terrorism charges ranging from an attack a decade ago on Western tourists to the slaying of a writer in the largest mass execution in the country`s recent history.

Jordan says executes 15 people, 10 for terrorism convictions

Jordan executed 15 people on Saturday including 10 convicted on terrorism charges, government spokesman Mohammad al Momani said on Saturday.

Jordan hangs 15 convicts at dawn, most in years: Minister

Jordan hanged 15 death row prisoners at dawn on Saturday.

IS attack kills 15 Iraq border guards near Jordan: officials

The Islamic State group carried out an attack on an Iraqi border guard position near Jordan on Friday, killing at least 15 guards, officials said.

Shah Rukh Khan starrer 'Raees' to release in Egypt and Jordan!

Shah Rukh Khan starrer 'Raees' to release in Egypt and Jordan!

After creating a storm at the box office windows in India, superstar Shah Rukh Khan's 'Raees' is set to entice the audiences in Egypt and Jorden. The romantic hero has donned a gangster avatar in Rahul Dholakia's venture. 

United Nation seeks nearly $5 bn for Syria refugees

UN agencies and aid groups appealed on Tuesday for $4.63 billion (4.31 billion euros) in 2017 to help Syrians who have fled their country`s war and sought refuge in neighbouring countries.

Gunmen kill 10, including Canadian, in attacks on police

Gunmen assaulted Jordanian police in a series of attacks, including at a Crusader castle popular with tourists, killing seven officers, two local civilians and a woman visiting from Canada, officials said.

Canadian tourist among seven dead in Jordan attacks

Canadian tourist among seven dead in Jordan attacks

Jordan's general security department said four policemen, a female Canadian tourist and two Jordanian civilians were killed in a series of shootings. Several others were reported wounded.

Dead Sea drying out by 3.3 feet per year – Swimmers cross Salt Lake for eco awareness (Watch video)

Dead Sea drying out by 3.3 feet per year – Swimmers cross Salt Lake for eco awareness (Watch video)

The Dead Sea is shrinking by about 3.3 feet per year owing to human activities.

Jordan votes in election tipped to see Islamist return

Jordanians voted Tuesday in an election that could see opposition Islamists re-emerge as a major parliamentary force in the key Western ally.

Thousands of refugees stuck at Jordan border face risk of epidemics

Aid workers have warned that tens of thousands of "ghost" refugees, who have been trapped in the desert along Jordan`s border with Syria for more than two months, are at a risk of epidemics.

Islamic State attacks Western-backed camp on Jordan-Syria border

Islamic State later said in a statement by its Damascus province that a suicide bomber named Abu Hafs al-Damashi had driven his car into the headquarters of those who it called Sahwat.

Islamic State attack kills nine Iraqis near Jordan border

 Fighters of the Islamic State group attacked an Iraqi border guard base near Jordan on Tuesday, killing at least nine people before being beaten back, officers said.

US boosts aid to Syria war-affected by USD 439 million

US boosts aid to Syria war-affected by USD 439 million

The Obama administration will provide another USD 439 million in humanitarian aid to refugees in Syria.

Israel army says infiltrator from Jordan shot

Israeli security forces shot and wounded a man who infiltrated the country from Jordan on Friday, the military said.

Islamic State claims deadly suicide attack on Jordanian soldiers

Islamic State claims deadly suicide attack on Jordanian soldiers

The Islamic State group on Sunday claimed responsibility for a suicide bombing this week that killed seven Jordanian soldiers on the Syrian border, the jihadist-linked news agency Amaq said in a statement on its website.

Six officials killed in Jordan terror attack

At least six Jordanian officials were killed and 14 injured on Tuesday in a terror attack at the border with Syria, the country's armed forces said.