Jordan arrests over 1,600 for breaking virus curfew
More than 1,600 people have been arrested in Jordan in three days for violating a curfew aimed at stemming the spread of coronavirus, a security official said Tuesday.
6 Popular Film Locations You Should Visit
We all watch films for different reasons; some solely for the purpose of entertainment, others to watch film as a means of escape. A good film takes you places. It allows you to leave your body and immerse yourself in a world where different rules apply, different things are possible, different choices can be made…
Jordan jails man over plot to attack Israel embassy
A Jordanian court on Monday sentenced a man to eight years in prison for allegedly plotting to attack the Israeli embassy in Amman last year.
Children among 13 Pakistanis killed in Jordan fire
Thirteen Pakistanis including eight children died early Monday when a blaze tore through their corrugated metal home in a rural area of western Jordan, authorities said.
Jordan teachers end strike in pay deal with government
Jordanian teachers ended a month-long strike on Sunday after reaching an agreement with the government for a rise in wages. The strike, which began on September 8 just a week into the school year, paralysed some 4,000 public schools in the kingdom where more than 1.4 million students are enrolled.
Looking again at “revolution”
The word, “revolution”, is currently enjoying a political and lexical rehabilitation with Nigerians, especially the youths. Though still seen as treasonable, “revolution” is no longer easily associated with evil or lack of patriotism. The type of rehabilitation that “revolution” now enjoys reminds me of the euphoric celebration of “new democracy” in the last decade of…
Jordan: A Trip To Beautiful Ancient Ruins
The Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan is a popular historic destination for many tourists who are visiting Western Asia. Here are some places that you must not fail to visit: Petra: This ancient city is a sight to behold because it was carved out of red sandstone rocks. It also takes the name of Rose City because of the…
Buhari’s remarks at World Economic Forum on Middle East and North Africa
Remarks by his excellency Muhammadu Buhari, President of the Federal republic of Nigeria at the World Economic Forum On the Middle East and North Africa (Dead Sea, Jordan)..
‘Millions of Nigerians may miss homes by 2050’
Hundreds of millions of people in developing countries, including Nigeria, will lose their homes against their will in the next 30 years. A ground-breaking study by Prindex, a joint initiative of the Global Land Alliance and Overseas Development Institute (ODI), asked adults across 33 countries whether they fear losing the right to use their homes…
Jordan jails Salafist leader for 9 years over protest
Jordan's state security court on Tuesday sentenced a top Salafist leader to nine years in prison for "sedition" during 2011 protests. Abed Shehadeh, known as Abu Mohammad Tahawi, was found guilty of "actions inciting opposition to the government" at the demonstrations in the northern Zarqa region. Clashes broke out on April 15, 2011 on the…