Jordan

Meeting Abbas, Jordan foreign minister warns against annexation

Ayman Safadi visits Ramallah to coordinate moves against Israel's annexation plans in occupied West Bank, Jordan Valley.

Meeting Abbas, Jordan foreign minister warns against annexation

Jordan

'Close the file': Jordan king urged to deny US extradition demand

Family of Ahlam al-Tamimi, convicted for role in Israel bombing, appeals to king to resist US extradition pressure.

'Close the file': Jordan king urged to deny US extradition demand

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US considers withholding aid to Jordan to force extradition

Ahlam Aref Ahmad Al-Tamimi is on the FBI's most-wanted list for her role in the 2001 bombing of a Jerusalem pizzeria.

US considers withholding aid to Jordan to force extradition

Jordan

Jordan charges former MP with 'insulting the king, queen'

Family of Ahmad Oweidi al-Abbadi, 75, calls for his release following his arrest last week in the capital, Amman.

Jordan charges former MP with 'insulting the king, queen'

Jordan

Jordan takes major step towards post-coronavirus normality

Amid decline in number of COVID-19 cases, government is allowing businesses and traffic to resume normal operations.

Jordan takes major step towards post-coronavirus normality

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Jordan business owners fear financial ruin amid lockdown

Ramadan shopping season slump amid coronavirus restrictions has deepened the economic crisis for local entrepreneurs.

Jordan business owners fear financial ruin amid lockdown

Middle East

Jordan warns Israel of 'massive conflict' over annexation

King Abdullah II says Jordan is considering 'all options' over Israel's plan to annex parts of the occupied West Bank.

Jordan warns Israel of 'massive conflict' over annexation

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Jordan lifts curbs on economy as coronavirus lockdown eases

Public transport will resume normal service, but universities and schools will remain closed as night curfew continues.

Jordan lifts curbs on economy as coronavirus lockdown eases

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IMF wants Mideast sovereign wealth funds to boost local economies

MENA oil exporters may see a 4.2 percent real GDP contraction in 2020, says the International Monetary Fund.

IMF wants Mideast sovereign wealth funds to boost local economies

Middle East

How Jordan is flattening its COVID-19 curve

Experts say preemptive steps and drastic containment measures appear to be paying off in the fight against coronavirus.

How Jordan is flattening its COVID-19 curve

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Jordan celebratory gunfire kills inmate after COVID-19 release

Sari Salem Wardat, 46, was shot in the back of the head by his cousin in an apparent accident.

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Jordan military arrests TV executives for airing virus complaints

Roya TV officials arrested for reporting on lack of jobs and money needed by labourers to feed families under curfew.

Jordan military arrests TV executives for airing virus complaints

Coronavirus pandemic

Jordan authorises use of hydroxychloroquine to treat COVID-19

As leading doctors warn of widespread infection in Jordan, hospitals can now use malaria drug for serious conditions.

Jordan authorises use of hydroxychloroquine to treat COVID-19

Coronavirus pandemic

Round-the-clock curfew in Jordan to battle coronavirus outbreak

Measure barring people from moving except for emergencies will continue until further notice, government spokesman says.

Round-the-clock curfew in Jordan to battle coronavirus outbreak

Coronavirus pandemic

Jordan imposes state of emergency to curb coronavirus pandemic

King Abdullah approves law giving government sweeping powers to combat the spread of the new coronavirus.

Jordan imposes state of emergency to curb coronavirus pandemic