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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’?…

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…

Jordan proposes ceasefire resolution at UN Security Council

by Khetam Malkawi | Agencies | Jul 23, 2014 | JORDAN TIMES AMMAN — His Majesty King Abdullah on Wednesday called for an immediate ceasefire of the Israeli aggression in…

Jordan renews support for Gaza, condemnation of Israeli assault

by Khaled Neimat | Petra | Jul 22, 2014 | 23:27 JORDAN TIMES AMMAN — Foreign Minister Nasser Judeh on Tuesday discussed with the Japanese Parliamentary Senior Vice-Minister for Foreign…

Jordanian volunteer doctors denied entry to Gaza via Rafah

by Merza Noghai | Jul 21, 2014 | 23:35 AMMAN — Egyptian authorities have refused to allow a Jordanian medical delegation to enter the Gaza Strip through the Rafah border…

What the West Can Do If It’s Really Serious About Middle East Peace

by HRH Prince El Hassan bin Talal A member of the Hashemite Royal Family working to address issues such as regional integration, inter-faith dialogues, water, energy and the human environment…

How our region is preparing for suicide

Summary It was obvious several years ago, when Mahmoud Ahmadinejad was Iran’s president and the Islamic Republic was expanding its power in Iraq, Lebanon, the Palestinian areas and Yemen, that…

Jordan ‘cool to Syria rebel training plan’ US sources say kingdom reluctant to host expanded programme proposed by President Obama for fear of violent retaliation.

Jordan, where the US Central Intelligence Agency has been covertly training Syrian rebels for more than a year, is reluctant to host an expanded rebel instruction programme, US officials say.…

Jordan does not fear ISIL militants — interior minister

by Khaled Neimat | Jun 30, 2014 | 23:49 AMMAN — A security buffer zone of around 400 kilometres separates Jordan’s border from the military operations in Iraq, an MP…

Mideast church leaders urge immediate int’l support for Iraq

AMMAN — Presidents of the Middle East Council of Churches (MECC) have warned of the “deteriorating situation” in Iraq, calling for immediate international measures to support the Iraqi people. “The…

Mideastern stability requires a new security consensus

June 19, 2014 12:11 AM By David Ignatius The Daily Star STORY SUMMARY Let’s look at the reality on the ground in the Middle East: Iraq and Syria are effectively…

Al Rai supplement addresses extremism, region’s future

AMMAN — The Jordan Press Foundation will issue a supplement with Al Rai Arabic daily on Tuesday that focuses on sectarianism, extremism and the future of the region. The 12-page…

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