Jordan

Jordan protesters: 'Gulf money won't help'

Jordanian citizens say latest aid pledge by Gulf states will not achieve social justice or solve unemployment.

Jordan protesters: 'Gulf money won't help'

Jordan

Gulf nations pledge $2.5bn aid package to Jordan

Saudi Arabia, Kuwait and UAE pledge $2.5bn to Jordan after austerity measures led to massive protests in the country.

Gulf nations pledge $2.5bn economic aid package to Jordan

Jordan

Why Gulf states are rushing to stabilise Jordan

Fearing a second Arab Spring at their doorstep, Saudi Arabia and other Gulf States are eager to help Jordan's economy.

Jordan crisis: Why Gulf states are rushing to step in

Middle East

Arab leaders to meet over Jordan economic crisis

The summit, which will be held in Mecca, will be attended by Jordan, the United Arab Emirates and Kuwait.

Saudi Arabia to host meeting over Jordan economic crisis

Counting the Cost

How can Jordan solve its economic crisis?

The rising cost of living, economic policies and tax reforms have sparked the biggest protests in years in Jordan.

Jordan

Jordan's new PM faces dilemma on tax reforms

Razzaz, whose nomination became subject of debate in Jordan, pledges new taxation system that will be fair to all.

Jordan's new PM faces dilemma on tax reforms

Jordan

New Jordan PM pledges to scrap controversial tax law

Omar al-Razzaz said his government would repeal the bill days after he was appointed in the wake of mass protests.

New Jordan PM pledges to scrap controversial income tax bill

Middle East

Jordan unions launch nationwide strike over income tax plan

King Abdullah II has ordered a review and has even replaced his prime minister to try to defuse country's largest protests in years.

Jordan

'A system overhaul': Jordanians stick to their demands

Jordanians vow to continue nightly protests demanding repeal of planned tax reform despite pledges to revise bill.

Politics

'There's no going back': Jordanians vow to continue protests

Protests have shaken Jordan which has escaped turmoil that has buffeted its neighbours in recent years.

'There's no going back': Jordanians vow to continue protests

Opinion

Why I joined the protests in Jordan

On May 30, I came out to protest for the first time in my life. Here is why.

Rand Sawalha

by Rand Sawalha

Rand Sawalha

Jordan

Jordan's king appoints new PM amid widespread protests

Former World Bank economist al-Razzaz has been tasked with forming new government and conducting review of tax system.

Omar al-Razzaz appointed Jordan's new PM amid protests

Jordan

'Nothing to lose': Jordanians vow to continue protests

After PM's resignation, protesters call for government to adopt transparent new approach to how it operates.

Jordan

Why are Jordanians protesting?

Government sees new tax law as important economic reform, but protesters say it undermines the poor and middle class.

Jordan protests: What you should know

Middle East

51 years on: How Israel devoured the rest of Palestine

Palestinians are marking 51 years since the 1967 occupation of their remaining lands this week.

The Naksa: How Israel occupied the whole of Palestine in 1967