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Jordan says it destroyed combat vehicles crossing from Syria

Aerial view of the Zaatari refugee camp near the Jordanian city of Mafraq, some 8 kilometers from the Jordanian-Syrian border. Jordan is home to a large Syrian refugee population. (AP)…

Jordan, Russia ‘seeking solution to Syria crisis’

His Majesty King Abdullah is received by Russian President Vladimir Putin ahead of their talks in Moscow on Wednesday (Photo courtesy of Royal Court) AMMAN — His Majesty King Abdullah…

Nine out of 10 Syrian refugee families have at least one member with a medical condition — survey

by Khetam Malkawi | Apr 08, 2014 | 20:39 Updated: Apr 08, 2014 | 23:20 inShare A doctor from the French field hospital treat a Syrian child at the Zaatari…

King calls for ‘culture of dialogue’ as he meets Pope

Epigraph And thou shalt assuredly find those who say, ‘We are Christians,’ to be the nearest of them in love to the believers. That is because amongst them are savants…

‘There are ways to make home attractive afresh for Christians in exile’

  by Rula Samain | Apr 07, 2014 |    JORDAN TIMES AMMAN — Before the Arab Spring started, Majda Ayoub, a Jordanian Christian, decided to leave the US, where…

Queen Rania highlights impact of the Syrian refugee crisis on Jordan – Her Majesty participates in Women in the World Summit

AMMAN — The situation in Syria a “political conundrum and a heartbreaking humanitarian crisis”, Her Majesty Queen Rania said on Thursday, urging the international community to step up support to refugee…

Jordan transfers desert patch into new refugee camp for Syria

 BY Dale Gavlak, Catholic News Service Friday, 28 March 2014 14:18 Police officers stand guard at the entrance to the new Azraq Syrian refugee camp, which is under construction east…

Housing crisis threatens Syrian refugees — UNHCR report

Jordan Times, 28.3.2014 AMMAN — After three years of conflict in Syria, hundreds of thousands of refugees living in urban areas in the Kingdom are struggling to meet their daily needs,…

ISESCO panel rejects attempts to strip Jordan of Jerusalem custodianship

 Petra. Mar.27, 2014    JORDAN TIMES AMMAN — The Islamic Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation’s (ISESCO) committee for archaeologists on Thursday rejected any Israeli attempts to strip Jordan of its…

King of Jordan urges Arabs to embrace moderation as terrorism takes firmer foothold in region

by Mohammad Ghazal | Mar 25, 2014 | Jordan Times 5 inShare His Majesty King Abdullah holds talks with the emir of Kuwait, Sheikh Sabah Al Ahmad Al Jaber Al Sabah, in Kuwait…

Temporary schools for a hopefully temporary situation: Young Syrian refugees find the right people to help them keep dreaming

BY MUATH FREY, JORDAN TIMES ie   Syrian Khaldoun Al Ahmad gives a lesson in a tent school he built from his own pocket in the Jordan Valley recently (Photo…

No deal unless Palestinians accept Jewish state — Israel PM

AFP | Mar 11, 2014 | 23:01     JORDAN TIMES inShare OCCUPIED JERUSALEM — Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Tuesday ruled out any deal with the Palestinians unless they recognise Israel…

Eyewitness says Israeli army lying, judge did not try to seize soldier’s gun

by Omar Obeidat | Mar 11, 2014 | 15:16 Updated: Mar 11, 2014 | 23:01 10 inShare1 Judges, lawyers and activists demonstrate inside the Justice Palace in Amman on Tuesday…

Baqaa (Palestinian refugee) camp leaders reject creating ‘substitute homeland’ in Jordan

Petra | Mar 09, 2014 | 23:23 inShar AMMAN — Baqaa Refugee Camp leaders on Sunday expressed their rejection of establishing a substitute homeland for Palestinian refugees in Jordan, stressing…

Young Arabs trained on how best to deliver message of understanding

Trainees from several Arab countries attend a course in Amman held under the theme ‘Arts for Change’ (Photo by Rula Samain) AMMAN — To counter the message of hate some…

King of Jordan meets Kerry on Mideast peace

King meets Kerry on Mideast peace Jordan Times | Mar 08, 2014 | 23:18   AMMAN — His Majesty King Abdullah on Friday reiterated Jordan’s higher interests, especially those pertaining…

Jordanian jihadists are on the rise

BY MUNA ALAMIDaily Star, Lebanon Story Summary   Jordanian fighters have come to play an important role in the protracted Syrian conflict. Unlike the previous generation of Jordanian jihadists –…

King renews support for Jerusalem’s Arab residents, holy sites

JT | Mar 04, 2014 | 22:58 7 inShare1 His Majesty King Abdullah meets with Latin Patriarch of the Holy Land and Jordan Fouad Twal in Amman on Tuesday (Photo…

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