17 hrs ago
Think About It: From Georgia to Israel, via Amman
Last Wednesday morning I was standing at the Egged bus station at Beit She'an, waiting for the 9:30 No.
20 hrs ago
The last of Jordan's Ramadan singers
Every day at around 2am during the holy month of Ramadan, Zaid Daifallh, better known as Abu Bashar, leaves his house with only a drum and stick in hand.
Sat Jul 26, 2014
RJ to shut down Delhi, Mumbai and Lagos
Royal Jordanian announces its plan to stop its services to Delhi, Mumbai and Lagos, in light of the airline's restructuring plan, including its route network.
No blaming refugees here! Amman drops 14 spots in list of most expensive cities
Amman has dropped 14 places from 89 to 103 in Mercer's 2014 Cost of Living Survey, which shows the most expensive expatriate destinations in the world.
The Washington Post
For a few injured Gazans, a harrowing lifeline to Jordan
Hala Ghaben is one of just a handful of injured civilians to have escaped the Gaza Strip since Israel launched its military incursion into the enclave more than two weeks ago.
Is US still key to Middle East peace?
The crisis in Gaza has put America's relationship with the region under the spotlight, and has raised questions on whether the United States is still the key to brokering peace in the Middle East.
Fri Jul 25, 2014
Accuracy In Media
Innocents in Iraq: How an American Diplomat Discovered Islam's Reality
"The challenge Islam presents is not going to go away, and our ignorance can only cause us to lose a monumental battle of ideas," accountant Hugh Iwanicki writes in the 2012 book Shock & Alarm: What It was Really Like at the U.S. Embassy in Iraq .
Jordan shoots down 'aerial target' near Syria
It's been called a David vs. Goliath story, a "Tale of Two Arthurs" and even the "ultimate Greek tragedy," but the characters in this drama are not Biblical or literary figures.
Jordan downs drone near Syria border: security official
Jordan shot down a drone on Friday as it flew over the northeastern region of Mafraq near the border with Syria, a security official said, in the first such incident since the conflict erupted in neighbouring Syria in 2011.
Thu Jul 24, 2014
PA President says still hope for cease-fire
Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas said Thursday that there was still hope for a cease-fire between Israel and Hamas and repeated his call to the two parties to accept the Egyptian-brokered truce proposal.
Wed Jul 23, 2014
Rockets found at UN Gaza school have gone missing
United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, left, meets with Jordanian Foreign Minister Nasser Judeh in the capital, Amman, Jordan, Wednesday, July 23, 2014.
Federation Coordinates Aid for Gaza
The International Transport Workers' Federation, to which the SIU is affiliated, has issued the following news release and accompanying photo showing trade union humanitarian supplies being sent to Gaza in 2009.
Tue Jul 22, 2014
The Washington Post
U.S. airlines prohibited from flying to or from Tel Aviv
U.S. airlines were banned from flying into Tel Aviv after a rocket landed within a mile of the airport serving Israel's second largest city Tuesday morning, the Federal Aviation Administration said.
Mon Jul 21, 2014
Centers for Disease Control and Preve...
Early Release: Nutritional Status of Women and Child Refugees from...
As a result of civil war, an estimated 2.8 million refugees have fled Syria and reside in neighboring countries, mainly Lebanon, Turkey, Jordan, and Iraq.
Gaza: UN issues emergency appeal, begins airlift to meet urgent humanitarian needs
The UN Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East also noted today the number of displaced people seeking safety in its facilities exceeds 84,000 and may soon reach 100,000.
A 'top priority': property of Saudis in Syria 'still safe'
"Saudi businessmen who visit Jordan for investment and trade often fall victim to fraud," he explained, adding: "We strongly advise our citizens to seek legal consultation here in the embassy free of charge."
Viral Video: The Seattle Globalist nails transmedia journalism
The Seattle Globalist's website is actually an online news magazine, not a dedicated site for viral videos.
Sun Jul 20, 2014
Iraq mulling cutting oil supplies to Jordan over Amman opposition meeting
Iraqi authorities are furious over an opposition conference held in the Jordanian capital Amman last week and Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki may order the Oil Ministry to stop supplying the Hashemite Kingdom with crude oil.
Jordanians stage pro-Gaza rally near Israel embassy
Hundreds of mainly Islamist Jordanian protesters burnt Israeli flags in Amman on Sunday as demonstrators called on Palestinian Hamas militants to step up rocket attacks against Israeli towns and cities to avenge civilian deaths caused by Israel's offensive in Gaza.