Jordan said Sunday it plans to build a Red Sea desalination plant operating within five years, to provide the mostly-desert and drought-hit kingdom with critical drinking water.
Ahmad Daoud surveyed his shrivelled tomato plants near the Dead Sea in Jordan, where severe drought in what is already one of the world's most water-deficient countries is hitting hard.
Jordanian King Abdullah II's half-brother Prince Hamzah, allegedly involved in a plot to destabilise the country, will not face trial, the prime minister told a closed session of parliament Monday.
Jordan's King Abdullah appeared in public Sunday alongside Prince Hamzah, state TV showed, their first joint public appearance since a palace crisis implicating the prince rocked the kingdom.
King Abdullah is to break his silence Wednesday for the first time since news broke of an alleged plot involving his half-brother Prince Hamzah, state television said.
Jordan's Prince Hamzah, accused of plotting against the kingdom's "security and stability", disappeared from the local press Wednesday following a prosecutor's order banning coverage of the kingdom's worst crisis in decades.
An audio recording has emerged that appears to be of the fiery exchange between Jordan's Prince Hamzah and its army chief, which sparked the country's worst palace crisis in decades.
Jordan's Prince Hamzah, accused of plotting against his half-brother King Abdullah II, has struck a defiant tone, insisting he will not obey orders restricting his movement.
The director and four other officials of a Jordanian hospital treating coronavirus patients were detained on Sunday over deaths at the facility after it ran out of oxygen, judicial sources said.
Omar's heart sinks when he trudges past his closed school gates in the Jordanian capital Amman -- now part of his trip to work, to repair and clean kerosene heaters.
11 Sep 2020
A huge explosion rocked a Jordanian military munitions depot early Friday sparking a large fire, but the army said there were no casualties at the base located in an uninhabited area.
29 Jul 2020
Mass food poisoning in Jordan has sickened at least 700 people and killed a child, all of whom ate cut-price shawarma from a restaurant outside Amman, the health ministry said Wednesday.