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Queen Rania: Extremism’s Innocent Victims: Children and Islam

Source: Huffington Post Queen Rania of Jordan, Queen of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan Yesterday morning, all over the world, mothers kissed their children and waved them off to school,…

Jordan’s Palestinian draft calls for peace with Israel in a year

UNITED NATIONS: Jordan formally submitted to the United Nations Security Council on Wednesday a draft resolution calling for peace between Israel and the Palestinians within one year that “fulfills the…

Islam condemns the killing of children — Queen Rania

AMMAN — “When did children become legitimate targets for radicals? When did global human rights treaties designed to protect children cease to matter?” Her Majesty Queen Rania asked in an opinion…

Jordan: House speaker urges restraint as MPs reject projected gas deal with Israel

by Raed Omari | Dec 16, 2014 | 23:49 MP Mahmoud Kharabsheh (second left) is among signatories to a memo calling for a no-confidence motion in the government (Photo by…

Jordan’s King Says Fight Against ISIS Is ‘a Third World War, a Muslim Problem’

Jordan’s King Abdullah II, who is in Washington to meet with President Barack Obama, described the battle against the Islamic State, or ISIS, terror group in Iraq and Syria as…

Prince Hassan calls for encouraging interfaith dialogue

ROME — HRH Prince Hassan has called for encouraging interfaith dialogue as a way to celebrate religious diversity and culture, and focus on similarities rather than differences. In an address…

Jordan makes $2.87b appeal under response plan to refugee crisis

by Khetam Malkawi | Dec 04, 2014 JORDAN TIMES AMMAN — Jordan on Thursday stressed its commitment to supporting Syrian refugees on its territory, but warned that the same level…

Jordan needs 72 new schools to accommodate refugee children — Majali

AMMAN — Minister of Interior Hussein Majali emphasised at a meeting with Japan’s Ambassador to Jordan Shunichi Sakurai on Monday that Jordan and Japan are bound by strategic and distinguished…

Jordan must not become a bankrupt refugee state

Wednesday, 3 December 2014 Chris Doyle Two brothers faced each other in wheelchairs. Only by sheer accident of fate did these two Syrian refugees find themselves reunited in a small…

Region’s security hinges on Mideast peace — King

AMMAN — His Majesty King Abdullah on Thursday asserted that the Palestinian issue is the core and essence of the conflict in the Middle East, noting that the region will…

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…

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