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Syria sack coach Bernd Stange after winless start in AFC Asian Cup

Stange, 70, had come out of retirement last year to take charge of Syria and nearly secured a maiden entry into the World Cup finals before a playoff defeat by Australia ended their hopes.

Jan 11, 2019, 13:40 PM IST

Israel protests after Jordanian spokeswoman steps on its flag

Israel`s Foreign Ministry issued a statement on Sunday deploring the flag "desecration", and said it had summoned acting Jordanian ambassador Mohammed Hmaid.

 

Dec 31, 2018, 10:47 AM IST

India lose 1-2 to Jordan in international friendly

The game against the 112th ranked Jordan was in preparation for the 2019 AFC Asian Cup.

Nov 18, 2018, 17:24 PM IST

India, Jordan renew support for Palestine, sign 12 agreements

India and Jordan on Thursday renewed their support to the Palestinian cause as the two sides signed 12 agreements.

Mar 02, 2018, 00:44 AM IST

Jordan discusses cutting off financial resources to terror group Islamic State

  Jordan on Sunday hosted the ninth meeting of the Counter-IS Finance Group, which is affiliated to the US-led international coalition to combat the terror group Islamic State (IS).

Feb 12, 2018, 09:43 AM IST

From Palestinian refugee camp to London, Paris, Dubai boutiques

 In a small workshop in a Palestinian refugee camp in Jordan, Halima al-Ankassuri embroiders traditional patterns onto a blue shawl, destined for sale in an upmarket Paris, London or Dubai boutique.

Nov 27, 2017, 09:26 AM IST

This new Saudi mega-city will have rules of its own. Here are 11 key highlights

Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman on Thursday announced an ambitious $500 billion independent economic zone, which would also offer a lifestyle that is currently non existent.

Oct 27, 2017, 13:16 PM IST

Priyanka Chopra honoured to meet Queen Rania of Jordan

Priyanka on Wednesday shared a photograph of herself along with the Queen of Jordan and said that she is a "true inspiration".

Sep 14, 2017, 11:28 AM IST

Kisher Merchantt, Asha Negi and Pryanca Talukdar’s Jordan trip will give you vacation goals – See PICS

The three divas took to their Instagram accounts to share glimpses of their stay at the Jordan Valley Marriott Dead Sea Resort and Spa and InterContinental Aqaba Resort.

Aug 30, 2017, 11:32 AM IST

Syrian army gains ground on Jordan border in southwest

The Syrian army and its allies seized control of at least 30 km (19 miles) of Syria`s border with Jordan from rebels in an attack on Thursday, two rebel groups and a Syrian military source said.

Aug 10, 2017, 19:16 PM IST

Jordan scraps law allowing rapists to marry victims

Jordan Parliament`s lower house on Tuesday repealed a law which allowed rapists to avoid punishment by marrying their victims, the media reported.

Aug 01, 2017, 22:45 PM IST

Jordan Parliament urged to repeal 'marry the rapist' clause

Tunisia, Morocco and Egypt have scrapped similar clauses over the years.

Aug 01, 2017, 13:07 PM IST

Jordan says Israel holy site move 'step towards calm'

Jordan is the official custodian of Muslim holy sites in Jerusalem and is one of only two Arab governments to have signed a peace treaty with Israel.

Jul 27, 2017, 16:41 PM IST

How the Art of Living is helping Syrian war survivors cope with post traumatic stress

The Art of Living (AOL) and the International Association for Human Values (IAHV), a sister organisation founded by Gurudev Sri Sri Ravi Shankar, have embarked on a project to help Syrian refugees and war survivors in Jordan, Lebanon and Syria cope with the trauma of the prolonged conflict in the region.

Jul 26, 2017, 16:36 PM IST

Israeli security cabinet: No decision on Jerusalem holy site

The incident is threatening to complicate the crisis over the holy site, which is administered by Muslim authorities under the auspices of Jordan.

Jul 24, 2017, 18:02 PM IST

Jordanian killed, Israeli wounded at Amman embassy 'incident'

On Friday, thousands of Jordanians took to the streets of Amman after the weekly prayer to denounce the Israeli measures at the Haram al-Sharif mosque compound, known to Jews as Temple Mount.

Jul 23, 2017, 23:47 PM IST

United Kingdom to lift electronics ban on Turkey flights

A source, who spoke on condition of anonymity, told state-run Anadolu news agency that British Foreign Minister Boris Johnson had phoned his Turkish counterpart Mevlut Cavusoglu over the issue.

Jul 20, 2017, 15:40 PM IST

Jordan imprisons soldier who killed US military trainers

A Jordanian military court sentenced a soldier to life imprisonment with hard labour on Monday for killing three U.S. military trainers last year, a judicial source said on Monday.

Jul 17, 2017, 19:21 PM IST

United States laptop ban lifted on Royal Jordanian

Royal Jordanian operates 16 weekly non-stop flights to three US cities: daily flights to Chicago and New York, and two weekly flights to Detroit.

 

Jul 10, 2017, 09:28 AM IST

US, Russia, Jordan reach ceasefire deal for southwest Syria

The ceasefire will go into effect on Sunday, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and Jordan's Petra news agency said.

Jul 08, 2017, 13:21 PM IST