Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia releases billionaire Sabih al-Masri

The Arab Bank chairman had been detained for questioning during a business trip to Riyadh.

Saudi Arabia releases billionaire Sabih al-Masri

Saudi Arabia

Palestinian billionaire Masri detained in Saudi Arabia

Arab Bank chairman Sabih al-Masri detained for questioning during business trip to Saudi capital, family members say.

Jerusalem

Saudi king decries Trump decision's 'extreme bias'

Salman reiterates Kingdom's commitment to Palestinian state with East Jerusalem as capital in address to Shura Council.

Saudi King Salman decries Trump's Jerusalem decision

Jordan

Is Jordan paying the price for Jerusalem criticism?

Observers say Amman's vehement condemnation of President Trump's Jerusalem announcement has upset the US' Arab allies.

Is Jordan paying the price for Jerusalem criticism?

Jordan

Will Jerusalem issue prompt Jordanian policy rethink?

Protesters call for Jordan to sever diplomatic and economic ties with the US and Israel over Trump's Jerusalem move.

Will Jerusalem issue prompt Jordanian policy rethink?

Battle for Jerusalem

Jordanians protest outside US embassy in Amman

Diverse groups express their anger over US President Trump's decision to recognise Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.

Jordanians demand closure of US embassy in Amman

Jerusalem

US Jerusalem move 'humiliating for Arabs and Muslims'

Jordan's leaders made to feel powerless as President Trump, ignoring warnings, recognises Jerusalem as Israel's capital.

Jordan 'humiliated' by Trump's decision on Jerusalem

Jerusalem

World reacts to US Israel embassy relocation plan

Leaders warned US President Donald Trump against moving the US embassy in the region from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem.

World reacts to US Israel embassy relocation plan

Opinion

Syrian refugees trapped in a no man's land

Thousands are stranded along the Jordanian-Syrian border as the international community evades responsibility.

Sara Kayyali

by Sara Kayyali

Sara Kayyali

Environment

Jordan water crisis 'to get worse'

Recent study finds that country is getting hotter and drier faster than previously anticipated.

Climate change: Jordan water crisis 'to get worse'

Human Rights

Is Jordan likely to change 'sexist' nationality law?

As fight for nationality continues in Jordan, activists and legislators say new social push is needed to move forward.

Is Jordan likely to change 'sexist' nationality law?

Middle East

US funding cuts and the impact on Syrian refugee women

How the US went from all to nothing at a maternity clinic in the world's largest Syrian refugee camp.

US funding cuts and the impact on Syrian refugee women

Middle East

Family defends Jordanian accused of murdering US troops

Parents of a 39-year-old Jordanian soldier who killed three US military trainers seek to have him exonerated.

'Maarik al-Tawaiha was no murderer' family say

Middle East

UN: Nearly 50,000 stranded at Jordan-Syria border

Groups of mostly women and children stuck in increasingly unsafe area where air attacks were reported in last few days.

UN: Nearly 50,000 stranded at Jordan-Syria border

Middle East

Jordan King discusses al-Aqsa tensions with Abbas

Visit comes two weeks since a surge in violence in Jerusalem after Israel installed metal detectors at al-Aqsa Mosque.

Jordan's King Abdullah in rare visit to Palestine