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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…

Prince Zeid of Jordan sworn in as UN human rights commissioner

by Jordan Times | Sep 06, 2014 AMMAN — HH Prince Zeid on Thursday took the oath before UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon as the UN high commissioner for human…

Humanity First Opens its First School in Mafraq, Jordan

HUMANITY FIRST has opened its first school in MAFRAQ, JORDAN with 75 Syrian Refugee children and 25 needy Jordanian children.  We are starting this school in Kindergarten level and –…

JORDAN: THE GEOPOLITICAL SERVICE PROVIDER by Emmanuel Comolet

An interesting study on Jordan, by the Brookings Institute: (February 2014) http://www.brookings.edu/~/media/research/files/papers/2014/02/jordan%20geopoltical%20service%20provider%20comolet/arab%20econpaper4comolet%20v2.pdf Editor’s note: What the researchers did not realize: Why is Jordan ‘a island of peace’ among ‘troubled nations’?…

Ahmadiyya Muslim Community on the World Wide Web

Source: ahmadiyya-islam.org | alislam.org ONLINE NETWORK Al Islam (International) Countries in Africa Mauritius (English) Tanzania (Swahili) Countries in Asia Bangladesh China India India (Gurmukhi, Punjabi) India (Malayalam) India (Tamil) Indonesia Japan Kazakhstan Kyrgyzstan…

Religious leaders call for returning to religion as means of dialogue

AMMAN — HRH Prince Hassan has joined Christian and Jewish leaders in a joint appeal to “the leaders and brokers of power” in the Middle East and the world to…

Gaza: The Makings of a Modern Day Dystopia

Queen Rania of Jordan Queen of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan dys·to·pia [ \dis-ˈtō-pē-ə\] noun: an imaginary place where people are unhappy and usually afraid because they are not treated…

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