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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.

Migrant deaths in Mediterranean `hit 10,000`

Migrant deaths in Mediterranean `hit 10,000`

Brussels has been seeking ways to clamp down on the Africa route after a deal with Ankara in March slashed numbers trying to cross from Turkey.

Jordan king pledges action after intelligence officers killed

ordan is a leading member of the US-led coalition fighting the Islamic State group in neighbouring Iraq and Syria.

5 Jordan intelligence agents killed in `terror attack`

Jordan is a leading member of the US-led coalition fighting the Islamic State group in neighbouring Iraq and Syria.

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.