Jordan

Jordan reclaims borderlands as Israel ties under strain

Amid mounting domestic public pressure last year, Jordan's king said he would not renew land deal with Israel.

Jordan reclaims borderlands as Israel ties under strain

Middle East

Israeli farmers in limbo as Jordan-Israel land lease deal expires

Jordan decides against renewing a 25-year deal over special land access for Israeli farmers and tourists.

Jordan

Tourists attacked by knife-wielding man in Jordan

Police arrest man suspected of stabbing rampage against tourists in ancient city of Jerash known for its Roman ruins.

Tourists attacked by knife-wielding man in Jordan

Middle East

Israel frees two Jordanians held without charge

Hiba al-Labadi and Abdul Rahman Miri were released from Israeli prison and returned to Jordan after months of detention.

Israel frees two Jordanians held without charge

Jordan

Israel agrees to free two Jordanians held without charges

Israel says two detained Jordanians will be released and Amman's ambassador will return to the country as a result.

Israel agrees to free two Jordanians held without charges

Middle East

Jordan recalls ambassador in Israel to protest citizen detentions

Jordan's FM Ayman al-Safadi demands the immediate release of two Palestinian-Jordanian citizens arrested by Israel.

Jordan recalls ambassador in Israel to protest citizen detentions

Middle East

Jordan's street art is bursting with colour

Local communities did not welcome street art a few years ago but now it attracts more enthusiasts.

Middle East

Syrian female plumbers break taboos in Jordan

Why refugee women in Jordan have had to learn to be plumbers.

Education

Jordan teachers end four-week strike in pay deal with government

Teachers in Jordan end the country's longest-ever public sector strike and will open the school year four weeks late.

Jordan teachers end four-week strike in pay deal with government

Middle East

Arab countries must address water security or risk instability

Hazim el-Naser, of Middle East Water Forum, says water security is most important issue faced by states in the region.

Arab countries must address water security or risk instability

Middle East

Jordan youth unemployment rises to almost 40 percent

Unable to find work in their chosen fields, many young Jordanians are starting careers they never expected.

Jordan

Why are thousands of teachers on strike in Jordan?

Tired of doing extra jobs to supplement low income, teachers cite lack of respect from government and society.

Teachers on strike in Jordan demand higher income, 'dignity'

Middle East

Jordan's scientists work to restore coral reefs in Red Sea

Scientists in Jordan are developing techniques that could help repopulate coral reefs.

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.