Diplomats pose for a group photo in Amman on May 22. Pictured Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu of Turkey, Foreign Minister Prince Saud al-Faisal of Saudi Arabia, Prime Minister Sheik Hamad bin Jassim Al Thani of Qatar, Foreign Minister Nasser Judeh of Jordan, Secretary of State John Kerry, Foreign Minister Sheikh Abdullah Bin Zayed al-Nahyan of the ... (more)
Many displaced Syrians want to get into Jordan, even if it means staying in overcrowded refugee camps like this one AMMAN/DUBAI, 24 May 2013 - Thousands of people are gathering in villages in southern Syria, unable to seek refuge in Jordan because of insecurity along the border or, according to some, new Jordanian security measures.
It wasn't clear why Mouaz al Khatib was even in the chair to open the meetings. Khatib has twice resigned as the president of the group, and the coalition – formally called the National Coalition of Syrian Revolutionary and Opposition Forces – had appointed an acting president, George Sabra, a Christian, to replace Khatib in late ... (more)
BlackBerry, in association with Maysalward and the Jordan Gaming Lab, have announced the first BlackBerry 10 Jam in Jordan, taking place on Monday, May 27th in Amman.
Jordanin Police keep guard as Syrian refugees look on at the King Abdullah Refugee Camp for Syrian refugees 2 kilometers from the Syrian border The World Bank has proposed a $150 million loan for Jordan to help it with the cost of thousands of Syrian refugees fleeing the civil war in Syria, Jordanian and World Bank board sources said on Wednesday.
An ultra-Orthodox Israeli family that crossed the border into Jordan Wednesday night was returned Thursday afternoon to Israel, where its members were promptly detained for questioning by the Eilat police.
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, left, speaks during a joint news conference with his Jordanian counterpart, Nasser Judeh, right, in Amman Wednesday, May 22, 2013.
The core ministerial members of the "Friends of Syria" group is due to meet in Amman on Wednesday, in a bid to put forward a solution that will bring the ongoing violence in Syria to an end, officials said.
Our hero? U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry , embarking on yet another trip to the Middle East, where he has already been three times since assuming office at the end of January.
US Secretary of State John Kerry has said the militant Lebanese Shia Islamist group Hezbollah and Iran are helping perpetuate President Bashar al-Assad's "campaign of terror" in Syria.
The region reported a 3.4-percent increase in occupancy to 65.7 percent, a 0.7-percent increase in average daily rate to US$171.29 and a 4.0-percent increase in revenue per available room to US$112.46. The Middle East/Africa region reported positive performance results during April 2013 when reported in U.S. dollars, according to data compiled by ... (more)
MODERATOR: Thank you. So this is a conference call to preview the Secretary's trip to Amman, Jordan tomorrow for his meeting with the London 11.
The Iraqi government on Tuesday expressed regret over a recent incident that took place in the Royal Cultural Centre, during an event for the Iraqi Embassy in Amman, where a group of Jordanian lawyers where attacked by embassy staff.