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

Middle East

Jordanian spies provided ISIL bomb intel: officials

Reported Israeli intelligence on plane-bomb plan came from Jordanian spies inside ISIL, officials tell Al Jazeera.

Jordanian spies provided ISIL bomb intel: officials

Earthrise

Jordan's Water Wise Women

A look at the initiative putting women on the water conservation map in the kingdom.

Science & Technology

Middle East particle accelerator opens in Jordan

Scientific project will use cutting-edge technology while promoting diplomacy in the Middle East.

Middle East particle accelerator opens in Jordan

Earthrise

Water: Saving Every Drop

earthrise investigates the local solutions being developed to combat water scarcity in Jordan and India's Ladakh.

Middle East

Is Jordan preparing a ground intervention in Syria?

A US-led military exercise in Jordan triggered speculations about an imminent military offensive inside Syria.

Jordanians 'won't support ground intervention in Syria'

Middle East

Jordan, US launch Eager Lion military exercise

Some 7,400 troops from 20 nations taking part in Eager Lion military drills, 'the largest and most complex to date'.

Jordan, US launch Eager Lion military exercise

Jordan

Will Jordan abolish a law that protects rapists?

Women's activists say they are closer than ever to abolishing Article 308, which pardons rapists who marry their victim.

Will Jordan abolish a law that protects rapists?

Israeli–Palestinian conflict

King Abdullah praises Trump's Israel-Palestine efforts

King of Jordan welcomes Trump's 'holistic approach' as US leader vows commitment to bringing stability to Middle East.

King Abdullah praises Trump's Israel-Palestine efforts