Jordan Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Jordan.

Results 1 - 20 of 1,465 in Jordan

  1. Transcript of a Press Briefing by Gerry Rice, Director,...Read the original story

    3 hrs ago | International Monetary Fund

    ... a speech at the Conseil Economique, Social et Environmental. From there Madame Lagarde will be traveling to Amman, Jordan where the IMF in partnership with the government of Jordan will be sponsoring a conference on the Middle East with the title ...

    Comment?

  2. Video shows Syrian rebels may have U.S.-made antitank missilesRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Los Angeles Times

    Video shows Syrian rebels may have U.S.-made TOW missiles AMMAN, Jordan -- Video has surfaced that appears to show antitank guided missiles in the hands of a rebel faction operating in southern Syria, the latest indication that sophisticated U.S. weaponry is making its way to antigovernment fighters in Syria.

    Comment?

  3. The "Arabs Gone Wild" Stand Up Comedy Tour Comes to Montreal for One Night Only - October 10, 2009Read the original story

    Sep 28, 2009 | 24-7 Press Release

    ... show also features from Canada Eman who will be appearing in the 2nd annual Amman Stand up Comedy Festival in Amman, Jordan this December. She has also performed in the NY Arab-American Comedy Festival and is a regular at the Montreal Comedyworks ...

    Comment?

  4. Jordan to select four companies to build solar-run power plantsRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | Emirates News Agency

    ... which have until July 6 to submit their technical and financial offers, Energy Minister Mohammad Hamed told The Jordan Times in a phone interview. "When we get the offers, specialised teams will start assessing them. We expect to announce the ...

    Comment?

  5. Protesters clash with police in southern Jordan cityRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Ma'an News Agency

    Clashes broke out on Wednesday evening between police and protesters in the city of Maan in southern Jordan, Jordanian news agencies reported.

    Comment?

  6. Israel Wants Temple Mount ControlRead the original story

    13 hrs ago | Indybay.org

    ... Mount sovereignty a clear peace treaty violation. It's "aggression against Jordanian custodianship," they said. Jordan and the Jerusalem-based Islamic Waqf jointly administer the Temple Mount. They've done so since June 1967. Proposed Israeli ...

    Comment?

  7. NYIT students win advanced positions in billiard competitionRead the original story

    Apr 26, 2009 | 24-7 Press Release

    Students representing New York Institute of Technology Programs came top in a billiard tournament organized recently by Yarmouk Universities, in cooperation with the Jordan Billiard Federation.

    Comment?

  8. Jordan recognizes Palestinians' rights to all of east JerusalemRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Jerusalem Post

    ... to strengthen relations in various fields, including an increase in economic and trade ties. Ensour said that Jordan recognizes Palestinian sovereignty over "every square millimeter" of east Jerusalem, and this includes the Temple Mount, known as ...

    Comment?

  9. Jordan adds controversial articles to anti-terrorism lawRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Al Bawaba

    Jordan's leadership has repeatedly expressed concern over the fact that the Kingdom may suffer from a Syrian civil war spillover effect, particularly in terms of more jihadists entering the Kingdom Agence France Presse reported Thursday that Jordan has added new controversial articles to its anti-terrorism law in its effort to stop local jihadists ... (more)

    Comment?

  10. Jordan amends anti-terror law to face Syria falloutRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Trend

    Controversial amendments to Jordan's anti-terrorism law seek to curb the influence of homegrown al-Qaida affiliated jihadists fighting the regime of the kingdom's northern neighbor Syria, analysts said, Naharnet reported.

    Comment?

  11. The Republican interest in the Military Industrial ComplexRead the original story

    Dec 29, 2011 | Examiner.com

    ... Armored Personnel Carrier. In 2006, Cofer Black, vice chairman of Blackwater, boasted during an engagement in Amman, Jordan that his organization was ready to keep or restore peace "anywhere it is needed". The use of private military contractors ...

    Comment?

  12. ECDC: Epidemiological update on first imported Greek MERS caseRead the original story

    Wednesday | Crofs Blogs

    ... Greek citizen, permanently residing in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, who arrived in Athens on 17 April on a flight via Amman, Jordan. Close contact tracing is ongoing; there are no suspected or confirmed cases of MERS-CoV infection associated with this ...

    Comment?

  13. Muslim Brotherhood movement struggles continue as Jordanian branch fracturesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Jerusalem Post

    ... Gharayaba, wrote in March in the London-based magazine The Majalla: The Leading Arab Magazine that the movement in Jordan was laying low and playing it safe after Saudi Arabia named the group a terror organization. So far, the Jordanian government ...

    Comment?

  14. Aqaba Container Terminal Contributes to Elevating Standards of Pre-School EducationRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Al Bawaba

    The evening was aimed at creating opportunities for attendees to donate money towards the noble cause of funding kindergartens and pre-school facilities for kids within less fortunate communities in Aqaba Aqaba Container Terminal , the world's gateway to Jordan and beyond, recently held a charity dinner in collaboration with the Aqaba ... (more)

    Comment?

  15. Cairo Amman Bank introduces PayPal servicesRead the original story

    Wednesday | Hispanic Business

    Customers of can create their own PayPal account using the CAB's online banking platform in order to link their accounts.

    Comment?

  16. Jordanian Prime Minister begins official visit to Ramallah for talks with Palestinian PresidentRead the original story

    Wednesday | Emirates News Agency

    ... which he will meet with the Palestinian President, Mahmud Abbas, and Palestinian Prime Minister, Rami Hamdallah. The Jordan News Agency said that Dr. Ensour and his Palestinian counterpart will head the Joint Jordanian-Palestinian Higher Committee ...

    Comment?

  17. Jordan Performing Unnatural Selektion On Israeli TouristsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Israellycool

    Although Israel has technically been at "peace" with Jordan for 20 years, its not like they actually like us.

    Comment?

  18. Unaccompanied Israeli tourists banned from JordanRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Times of Israel

    Jordan is denying entry visas to Jewish Israeli tourists traveling alone who have not organized a Jordanian guide in advance of their trip, The Times of Israel has learned.

    Comment?

  19. Jordan revises 'Golden List Program'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Al Bawaba

    In order to incentivise more Jordanian companies to join the programme, Jordan Customs is introducing new mechanisms that include revised and less stringent requirements and more benefits.

    Comment?

  20. Shipping Container Rooms Can Be Removed From Hotels Like A Giant Jenga [Pics]Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 22 | PSFK

    ... pop-up retail environments, mobile offices or residences. Kristen is a freelance writer currently based in Amman, Jordan, regularly contributing to PSFK. Besides her passion for branding and design, she is an avid traveler and language-learner. ...

    Comment?