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Jordan King given further exclusive powers
Royal decree allowing King Abdullah to choose army and security chiefs raises fears in delay of democratisation efforts.
Last updated: 30 Aug 2014 10:17 GMT
Anger boils over in the 'Fallujah of Jordan'
Al-Qaeda flags have been raised in Maan, where residents say they are tired of police brutality and a lack of services.
Last updated: 05 Jul 2014 10:28 GMT
Wooing Indonesia with a strongman style
Prabowo Subianto, a former general, is banking on Indonesian voters' desire for a decisive leader.
Last updated: 01 Jul 2014 13:03 GMT
Jordan's video game industry reaches PS4
Jordan has become a burgeoning hub for video and mobile game developers, but major challenges persist.
Last updated: 15 Jun 2014 15:31 GMT
Jordan eyes tourism boom in Papal visit
Jordanian authorities are hopeful pope's visit will boost tourist numbers, which were down 14 percent in 2013.
Last updated: 23 May 2014 11:49 GMT
Jordan: Combat vehicles from Syria destroyed
Syria says vehicles did not belong to its forces after raid carried out by Jordanian fighter jets.
Last updated: 16 Apr 2014 23:37 GMT
Kerry meets Abbas as peace process founders
Kerry and Abbas spoke for more than four hours over a working dinner as efforts to salvage peace talks continue.
Last updated: 27 Mar 2014 03:04 GMT
Jordan yearns for Chinese investment
China has reciprocated Jordan's interest, seeing it as a stable gateway into Middle Eastern markets.
Last updated: 04 Dec 2013 12:54 GMT
Co-opting the struggle for democracy
The flames of sectarian violence are fanned by governments to distract people from their democratic aspirations.
Last updated: 23 Nov 2013 13:25 GMT
Brahimi in Damascus amid violent clashes
UN-Arab League envoy holds talks with Syrian government officials, amid violence in and around the Syrian capital.
Last updated: 28 Oct 2013 19:21 GMT
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A soft approach to returning British fighters
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