Jordan

Meet the woman who pushed to repeal Jordan's rape law

Parliament member Wafa Bani Mustafa speaks with Al Jazeera about her country's fight for women's rights.

Meet the woman who pushed to repeal Jordan's rape law

Jordan

'Historic day' as Jordanian parliament repeals rape law

Provision that allows rapists to escape punishment if they marry their victims has been abolished by the parliament.

'Historic day' as Jordanian parliament repeals rape law

Middle East

Jordan asks Israel to put embassy guard on trial

Kingdom seeks to question guard who has returned to Israel after dispute that left two Jordanian citizens dead.

King Abdullah demands Israel put embassy guard on trial

Middle East

Jordan seeks to question Israeli embassy guard

The guard sought by Jordanian security agencies in connection with deadly embassy shooting returns to Israel.

Jordan seeks to question Israeli embassy guard

Middle East

Deadly shooting incident at Israeli embassy in Jordan

Two Jordanian men were killed and an Israeli man was seriously wounded by gunfire at the Israeli embassy in Amman.

Middle East

Jordanian sentenced to life for killing US trainers

A Jordanian court sentences 39-year-old soldier to life imprisonment over the killing of three US military trainers.

Jordanian sentenced to life for killing US trainers

Opinion

Jordan's KASOTC: Privatising anti-terror training

How a Jordanian anti-terror training centre has become a playground for commercial interests.

Benjamin Schuetze

by Benjamin Schuetze

Benjamin Schuetze

Eid al-Fitr 2017

How long is your Eid?

Eid al-Fitr holidays in 2017 range from 23 days in Saudi Arabia to three in Pakistan.

Eid al-Fitr holiday: How many days is it by country?

Middle East

US-Jordan drills raise suspicion of ground offensive against ISIL

There is increasing speculation that Jordan and the United States would take part in a joint military ground offensive inside Syria as part of the US-led campaign to defeat the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant.

Politics

Jordan downgrades ties with Qatar

Amman, which also closed the local office of Al Jazeera TV channel, said decision was made to ensure regional stability.

Jordan downgrades ties with Qatar

Middle East

50 years on: How Israel devoured the rest of Palestine

Palestinians are marking 50 years since the 1967 occupation of their remaining lands this week.

1967 war: How Israel occupied the whole of Palestine

Middle East

Syrian refugees help solve Jordan’s rubbish crisis

The Jordanian government is struggling to contain a mounting rubbish crisis as garbage dumps across the country start to reach capacity.

Jordan

Syrian refugees build an informal economy in Jordan

Business is booming in Jordan's Zaatari camp. It is one of the largest camps in the world and home to more than 80,000 Syrian refugees. Restrictions that prevent most Syrian refugees from working in Jordan have led to a thriving informal economy.

Middle East

Trial begins for nine Jordanians over Karak castle attack

Nine Jordanians have gone on trial in connection with last year's attack on one of the oldest castles in the Middle East. Gunmen linked to ISIL killed 10 people and injured tourists at Karak castle.

Middle East

Jordanian activist arrested on defamation charges

Husam-al Abdallat arrested after a complaint was filed against him by two officials whom he accused of corruption.

Activist Husam-al Abdallat accused of defamation