Jordan

Jordan: Anti-tax protests resume as new government seeks dialogue

Protesters take to the streets, months after similar rallies called for an end to tax reform bill, austerity measures.

Jordan: Anti-tax protests resume as new government seeks dialogue

Middle East

Two babies die at IDP camp on Syria-Jordan border, UN says

UNICEF reiterates calls for humanitarian access to Rukban camp as civilians face the risk of starvation.

Two babies die at IDP camp on Syria-Jordan border, UN says

Syrian Refugees

UN says 250,000 refugees could return to Syria in 2019

Figure may change according to the pace with which obstacles to return to the war-torn country are removed, UNHCR says.

UN says 250,000 refugees could return to Syria in 2019

Middle East

3D-printed limbs: New hope to war amputees in Amman

A MSF-run hospital in Jordan offers 3D-printed prosthetics to amputated war victims from across the Middle East.

MSF-run hospital offers 3D-printed prostheses to war wounded

Middle East

MBS' visit to Jordan postponed: sources

Mohammed bin Salman's visit to Jordan has been postponed by at least two days, sources tell Al Jazeera.

MBS' visit to Jordan postponed: sources

Jordan

Jordan criticised over renaming brigade after UAE crown prince

Senior military officers said naming combat brigade after al-Nahyan was 'deeply insulting to its military traditions'.

Jordan criticised over renaming brigade after UAE crown prince

US & Canada

Suing Jordan 'only way to get truth': Families of slain US troops

Relatives of three US special forces in 2016 shooting incident file legal complaint seeking unspecified damages.

Suing Jordan 'only way to get truth': Families of slain US troops

Floods

'Jordan simply unprepared for what nature has in store'

Jordanian experts say lack of urban planning and failed government policies gave rise to destructive flash floods.

After floods, experts say Jordan unprepared for future disasters

Jordan

Floods kill 12, force thousands to flee Petra

Almost 4,000 tourists forced to flee from ancient Petra, as flash floods kill 12, two weeks after similar tragedy.

Jordan rains and floods kill 12, force tourists to flee Petra

Jordan

Jordanian king accepts resignations over deadly floods

Tourism and education ministers quit after flooding kills 21 people, most of whom were school children and teachers.

Jordan: King Abdullah II accepts resignations over deadly floods

Middle East

UN aid trucks reach remote refugee camp in Syria

A convoy carrying much-needed assistance for thousands of refugees arrived at a camp near Jordan border.

UN aid trucks reach remote refugee camp in Syria

Jordan

Jordan floods death toll reaches 21, mostly children

Search and rescue efforts continue in the Dead Sea area after flash floods swept away scores of people on Thursday.

Middle East

Schoolchildren among 19 dead in Jordan flash floods

At least 19 people, mostly children, killed when rains swept away a group of teachers and students touring the Dead Sea.

Jordan

Jordan's former counter-terror chief shot dead

The government says it has arrested a man in connection with the killing of ex-senior intelligence officer in Madaba.

Jordan's former counterterror chief Habis al-Hanini shot dead

Jordan

King says Jordan to reclaim land held by Israel under 1994 deal

King Abdullah II says Amman will terminate parts of peace treaty which allowed Israeli farmers to use Jordanian land.

King says Jordan to reclaim land held by Israel under 1994 deal