Tag: jordan

Nearly 30,000 Syrians return home from Jordan after border reopens

Amman: Around 28,000 Syrians have returned home from Jordan since the border between the two Arab countries was reopened in…

Jordan seeks release of Journalist after UAE pardons Britisher

Jordan: The recent release of British Academic Mathew Hedges by the UAE after he was sentenced life imprisonment, Jordanian activists…

Five Jordanians dead due to torture in detention centers

Jordan: As many as five Jordanians are reported to have died due to systematic torture in the Kingdom’s detention center…

Jordan border guards kill four trying to enter kingdom

Amman: Jordanian border guards killed four people and detained two others attempting to sneak into the kingdom Sunday, the army…

Death toll from Jordan floods rises to 13 as girl’s body found

Amman: Jordanian rescuers on Monday found the body of a five-year-old girl killed in flash floods that have left a…

Death toll from floods in Jordan rises to 11

Amman [Jordan]: The number of fatalities from mudslides caused by floods in Jordan has climbed to 11, the Jordanian government…

10 killed, hundreds evacuated in Jordan rains

Amman: Ten people have were killed and hundreds, including tourists, have been evacuated due to flash floods caused by torrential…

Flash floods kill seven in Jordan

Amman: Flash floods killed seven people in Jordan on Friday, the government and civil defence said, adding that five more…

Jordan wants Israel to return lands leased under 1994 peace deal

Amman: King Abdullah II announced Sunday that Jordan has notified Israel it wants to reclaim two small plots of territory…

Syria reopens 2 crossings with Jordan, Golan Heights

Quneitra (Syria): Syria opened two key border crossings on Monday after years of closure due to the ongoing civil war…

Jordan receives $1 billion from Gulf aid package

Amman: Jordan on Thursday received over $1 billion in financial aid from three key Gulf backers as part of a…

Syria declares re-opening of Nasib border crossing with Jordan

Damascus: The Syrian Ministry of Transportation on Saturday announced the re-opening of the Nasib border crossing with Jordan, which has…

Jordan rejects idea of confederation with Palestinians

Amman: Jordan's King Abdullah II firmly rejects the idea of a confederation with the Palestinians in the place of a…

US team asked Abbas about Jordan-Palestinian confederation: NGO

Jerusalem: US officials working on a Middle East peace plan have asked Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas about forming a confederation…

Philippines’ Duterte eyes arms deals on Israel trip

Manila: Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte arrives Sunday for a visit to Israel and Jordan, pursuing a pivot away from his…

Palestinian refugee agency: Jordan to host fundraiser at UN

Amman, Jordan: Jordan will host a fundraiser at the United Nations headquarters in New York next month to keep the…

Jordan says can’t host more Syrian refugees

Amman: Jordanian Foreign Minister Ayman Safadi said Monday his country has exceeded its capacity to host refugees from Syria and…

Jordan says to transfer Syria White Helmets to UK, Canada, Germany

Amman: Jordan said on Sunday that it has taken in 800 Syrian White Helmets rescuers and their families from Israel…

Jordan: Woman arrested for raising a gun on Judge

Amman: A woman in Jordan was arrested by Jordanian authorities after she reportedly raised a gun in the face of…

Jordan refuses to open doors to Syrian refugees

Amman: Jordan today refused to open doors to Syrian refugees rejecting UN demands to welcome the refugees fleeing the war…