Jordan

Jordan teachers vow to fight on for long-promised raises

Earning near the poverty line, striking teachers say it's time for the government to honour its years-old commitment.

Jordan teachers vow to fight on for long-promised raises

Middle East

Jordan teachers strike, one million pupils stay home

More public school teachers are becoming drivers, waiters or taking other second jobs to keep afloat, even though it is illegal to do so.

Occupied West Bank

Palestinians in Jordan Valley: 'Our lands are already annexed'

Netanyahu's pledge to formalise de facto Israeli control over Jordan Valley provokes unease among Palestinian residents.

Palestinians in Jordan Valley: 'Our lands are already annexed'

Israeli–Palestinian conflict

Netanyahu announces post-election plan to annex Jordan Valley

Some 65,000 Palestinians and 11,000 illegal Israeli settlers live in the area - mostly under Israeli military control.

Jordan

Teachers in Jordan launch strike demanding salary hike

Teachers launch nationwide strike following days of protests calling for a 50 percent salary increase.

Teachers in Jordan launch strike demanding salary hike

Jordan

Jordan: Anti-corruption law praised but questions remain

Critics say ban on public officials from doing business with the government will not deter illegal practices.

Jordan: Anti-corruption law praised but questions remain

Middle East

Jordan summons Israeli envoy over Jerusalem 'violations'

Jordan says Israel's attempts to change the historic and legal status quo of Al-Aqsa Mosque site should stop.

Jordan summons Israeli envoy over Jerusalem 'violations'

Middle East

Jordan appoints new Qatar envoy, two years after downgrading ties

Amman moves to restore normal ties with Qatar more than two years after withdrawing its ambassador over Gulf crisis.

Jordan appoints new Qatar envoy, two years after downgrading ties

Qatar

Inching away from Saudi-UAE axis, Jordan restores ties with Qatar

Qatar hosts tens of thousands of skilled Jordanian workers whose remittances help the faltering economy back home.

Inching away from Saudi-UAE axis, Jordan restores ties with Qatar

People & Power

Jordan's Angry Tribes

Why have Jordan's powerful tribes been putting pressure on King Abdullah and the country's ruling royal family?

AJ Impact

With no political deal, is Palestine economic peace just a dream?

Trump administration is promoting $50bn plan to invest in infrastructure of West Bank, Gaza, and neighbouring states.

With no political deal, is Palestine economic peace just a dream?

Middle East

Netflix's first Arabic original series sparks uproar in Jordan

Jordan's top prosecutor demands cybercrimes department to halt broadcast of the Jinn show because of 'immoral scenes'.

Netflix's first Arabic original series sparks uproar in Jordan

Palestine

Jordan king backs Palestine-Israel two-state solution

King Abdullah tells Trump adviser Jared Kushner that Middle East peace is only possible with a Palestinian state.

Jordan's King Abdullah: Palestinian state only way to peace

Opinion

Kushner's squeeze play on Jordan's King Abdullah

Trump's son-in-law will likely use Jordan's economic and water crises to force the king to accept the 'ultimate deal'.

Bill Law

by Bill Law

Bill Law

Opinion

The scramble for Jerusalem

Saudi Arabia, Jordan, Turkey and Morocco are all vying for authority over Islam's third holiest place.

Adnan Abu Amer

by Adnan Abu Amer

Adnan Abu Amer