Middle East

Jordan expands education access for Syrian refugee children

UNICEF says 31 percent of Syrian children in the kingdom are not enrolled in any 'formal or informal education programme'.

Middle East

Jordan driving into the future with electric cars

Government offers incentives that eliminate price advantage of conventional gas-burning vehicles, hoping to steer country towards going for the electric option.

Jordan

Amman rattled by series of armed bank robberies

Sentiments of malicious joy expressed on social media as activists blame rising crime on 'failed government policies'.

Jordan bank robberies rattle Amman, activists blame government

Middle East

Jordan, UN help thousands of Syrian refugees find work

Jordanian government has made it easier and cheaper for Syrian refugees to get work permits, as a result more than 95,000 Syrian refugees, mostly men, are now working in factories, farms, construction sites and stores.

Middle East

Ezwitti: Jordan restaurant that helps feed the homeless

Mahmoud Nabulsi wanted to find a way to help the poor, mobilise Jordan's youth and support rural women.

Middle East

Jordan hosts Women's Asian Cup encouraging girls to join the game

Jordan hopes to display the prowess it developed in women's football during Women's Asian Cup and to qualify for the Women's World Cup next year.

Middle East

Jordan's refugee camp that houses 80,000 Syrians

For almost 80,000 Syrians that fled the war, the camp is home. Almost 60 percent of the camp's population is under-24.

Syria's war: Inside Jordan's Zaatari refugee camp

Sport

Meet Shadia Bseiso, the first Arab woman to sign with WWE

The 31-year-old Jordanian is making history and smashing regional taboos surrounding women and sports.

Meet Shadia Bseiso, the first Arab woman to sign with WWE

Jordan

Jordan-Qatar trade: Economics trump politics

Qatar is the third-largest investor in Jordan.

Jordan-Qatar trade: Economics trump politics

Palestine

Jordan voices support for closure of Jerusalem's Holy Sepulchre

In rare move, church leaders in Jerusalem close off one of Christianity's holiest shrines, citing discriminatory policy.

Jordan voices support for closure of Jerusalem's Holy Sepulchre

Jordan

Jordan's economic crisis threatens political stability

Anger simmers after the government hiked taxes between 50-100 percent on key food staples such as bread.

Jordan's economic crisis threatens political stability

Jordan

'To say you have a child with a disability is shameful'

Reem Alfranji, who has sons with developmental disabilities, is making the first Arabic cartoon challenging taboos.

Meet the woman challenging Arab notions of disability

Jordan

Jordan ends bread subsidy, doubling pita prices

Price of large pita bread nearly doubled in bid to ease the country's budget woes.

Jordan ends bread subsidy, doubling pita prices

Middle East

Jordan king backs two-state solution in Pence meeting

Jordanian king meets with Mike Pence in Amman, in a visit that comes after US named Jerusalem as Israeli capital.

Jordan

Israel apologises for deadly embassy shooting in Jordan

Jordan's foreign ministry says Israel has promised victims' families will be compensated after fatal incident in July.

Israel apologises for deadly embassy shooting in Amman