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King meets Kerry, Netanyahu for talks on Jerusalem tension

AMMAN — His Majesty King Abdullah on Thursday hosted a trilateral meeting with US Secretary of State John Kerry and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to cool tempers arising as…

Jordan to Ulema : preach moderate Islam or else

Nationalpost.com In a bid to counter ISIS, Jordan gives orders to Clerics: Preach moderate Islam- or else ZARQA, Jordan — Several hundred robed Muslim clerics recently packed themselves into an…

King orders relief assistance to Iraq’s Anbar

by Jordan Times | Nov 10, 2014 AMMAN — Upon the directives of His Majesty King Abdullah, the Supreme Commander of the Jordan Armed Forces, the army on Monday dispatched…

Jordan Orders Imams to Preach ‘Peaceful Islam’

The Israel National News In an effort to counter the rise of the Islamic State (ISIS) and its effect on her borders, Jordan has imposed new rules on Muslim clerics.…

Netanyahu calls King, vows to defuse Jerusalem tension

AMMAN — His Majesty King Abdullah on Thursday received a telephone call from Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu during which he asserted Israel’s commitment to defusing tension and restoring calm…

Wishful thinking in the U.S. strategy to fight ISIS

David Ignatius| The Daily Star A glimpse of the anxiety sweeping the Arab world surfaced last week when an Arab woman complained during a talk in Amman at the Columbia…

Picture of the Day: Employees of Dead Sea hotels form ‘world’s largest floating image’

DEAD SEA — A total of 261 foreign and Jordanian employees as well as administrative staff members working at the Dead Sea’s eight hotels managed to break the Guinness World…

It’s Been 20 Years Since One Of The Middle East Peace Process’s Biggest Success Stories

The Washington Institute For Near East Policy DAVID SCHENKER, THE WASHINGTON INSTITUTE FOR NEAR EAST POLICY October 26 marks the twentieth anniversary of the Israeli-Jordanian peace treaty. Prior to the…

Jordan: Four imams banned for pro-Islamic State Friday sermons

by Taylor Luck, The Jordan Times AMMAN — The Awqaf Ministry has banned four clerics for encouraging citizens to support the Islamic State (IS) terrorist group during Friday sermons earlier…

Jordan world’s second water-poorest country

by Hana Namrouqa | Oct 22, 2014 | JORDAN TIMES AMMAN — Jordan now ranks as the world’s second water-poorest country, where water per capita is 88 per cent below…

Jordan: Blankets for Syrian refugees from HUMANITY FIRST reach Mafraq, near the Syrian border.

By the grace of Allah HUMANITY FIRST’s consignment of blankets for Syrian refugees reached Jordan just in time for the coming cold season. Distribution will start in the next few…

King Abdullah of Jordan sits down with President Putin

Russia is vital in dealing with regional challenges in the Middle East and without Russia, the region “would be a lot worse off” King Abdullah II of Jordan underlined as…

Humanity First Jordan: Students in the Mafraq Pre-School receive Winter Jackets

In Jordan also soon the weather will change and get cooler. Not known by some outside of the region is that Jordan can have very cold weather and even snow.…

The Islamic State: Repercussions – Interview with King Abdullah of Jordan

Scott Pelley speaks with two men who recognized the threat of ISIS early and warned of the possible consequences of not acting The following script is from the second part…

US, Arab partners launch first strikes on IS in Syria

• US aircraft and cruise missiles attack targets in Syria • Allies include Saudi Arabia, UAE, Jordan, Bahrain and Qatar • Raqqa city and Iraq-Syria border among areas hit •…

Humanity First Jordan supports a grade 12 class for their University Entrance Diploma

HUMANITY FIRST JORDAN is supporting a grade 12 class of 100 Syrian Refugee Students (young men and young ladies) preparing themselves for the Ministry of Education, Jordan, University Entrance Examination…

Isis intent on ‘house of blood’: UN rights chief

Published: 08 Sep 2014 THELOCAL.CH The jihadist militants who have seized large swaths of Iraq and Syria are intent upon creating “a house of blood”, the UN’s new human rights…

Prince Hassan urges int’l justice community to play active role in resolving Mideast conflicts

AMMAN — HRH Prince Hassan has called on the international justice community to play a more active role in helping resolve conflicts in the Middle East. Delivering the keynote address…

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