7 Jul 2020
The foreign ministers of Egypt, France, Germany and Jordan on Tuesday urged Israel to abandon plans to begin annexing settlements in the West Bank, warning such action could have "consequences" for relations.
24 Mar 2020
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.
8 Mar 2020
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…
24 Feb 2020
As the climate and commercial threats intensify, health experts are pressing for a radical rethink on child health. The report calls for children to be placed at the centre of the efforts to achieve sustainable development goals
9 Dec 2019
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.
2 Dec 2019
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.
6 Oct 2019
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.
23 May 2019
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…
18 Apr 2019
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…
8 Apr 2019
Jordan's parliament on Monday amended marriage laws to allow judges in "exceptional" cases to permit minors to wed from the age of 16, up from a previous minimum of 15.
6 Apr 2019
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)..
2 Apr 2019
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…