'Death to America' as Jodanian killer buried

2015-11-12 21:06

Thousands of mourners have chanted "Death to America, Death to Israel" during the funeral of a Jordanian police captain who killed five people in a shooting rampage at a police training centre.

SA man killed in Jordan identified

2015-11-10 16:36

The South African shot and killed in Jordan has been identified as 37-year-old Conrad Whitehorn.

US trainers killed in Jordan were State Dept contractors

2015-11-10 09:11

Two American police trainers shot dead in Jordan were employees of a firm contracted by the State Department to train Palestinian forces, a spokesperson says.

South African, two Americans killed in Jordan shooting - report

2015-11-09 14:40

A Jordanian policeman opened fire on foreign trainers at a police compound, killing two Americans and a South African before being shot dead, the government spokesperson says.

Egyptian waiter attack sparks Jordan outrage

2015-10-05 17:13

A video of men said to be brothers of a lawmaker assaulting an Egyptian waiter in a restaurant in Jordan's southern port city of Aqaba has sparked outrage.

Middle Eastern leaders flood to Moscow for Syrian talks

2015-08-25 10:43

Russian President Vladimir Putin is to host the Jordanian King and the Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi in Moscow to discuss the Syrian crisis and take part in a showcase of Russia's military industry.

Gaza-born lion cubs moved to Jordan for better life

2015-07-06 07:34

Two lion cubs born under the bombs of Israeli planes have been raised by a local Gaza man and his family. Now at 10 months old, he has reluctantly decided to have the animals moved to a nature park in Jordan.

Islamic State fighters push towards Damascus

2015-04-02 07:10

Islamic State fighters have staged their most significant push yet into the Syrian capital Damascus, while Syrian rebels have taken over the only functioning border outlet with Jordan.

ISIS is a bunch of crazy people: Jordan's Queen Rania

2015-03-07 10:55

Jordan's Queen Rania has branded the ISIS militant group a "bunch of crazy people" who were staining the name of Islam.

Jordan minister: Terror fight is third world war

2015-02-20 05:32

The fight against violent extremism is a "third world war" that knows no borders, Jordanian Foreign Minister Nasser Judeh has said.


SA man killed in Jordan leaves behind fiancée, parents

2015-11-11 07:58

An American security company says Conrad Vaughn Whitehorn, the South African shot and killed in Jordan, was engaged to be married.

Fatal Jordan police compound shooting took place in canteen

2015-11-10 13:03

The Jordanian government spokesperson says a shooting spree at a police training centre that killed five people, including two American instructors, took place in a canteen in the compound.

Embassy in Jordan confirms death of SA citizen

2015-11-09 17:59

The South African embassy in Jordan has confirmed that a South African has been shot and killed, the Department of International Relations says.

Kerry: Israel, Jordan working to ease holy site tensions

2015-10-24 17:33

US Secretary of State John Kerry said on Saturday that Israel and Jordan have agreed on steps aimed at reducing tensions at a holy site in Jerusalem that have fanned Israeli-Palestinian violence.

Jordan's 'anti-terror' law cracks down on journalists

2015-08-28 13:07

Last January, Jordan's King Abdullah II and Queen Rania marched alongside world leaders in Paris following the Charlie Hebdo attacks to stand for freedom of expression.

Jordan condemns 'ugly' killing of Palestinian child

2015-07-31 11:46

Jordan condemned as an "ugly crime" an arson attack by suspected Jewish settlers that killed a Palestinian toddler in the occupied West Bank and wounded four family members.

Jordan sentences six for waving ISIS flags at wedding

2015-04-13 18:53

A court in Jordan has jail six men for waving the Islamic State group's flag and singing jihadist slogans at a wedding.

Jordan's king urges EU to fight Islamophobia

2015-03-10 16:26

King Abdullah of Jordan has urged Europeans to fight hostility toward Islam that he said was fuelling extremism among Muslims, including those drawn from Europe to fight in the Middle East.

US warns of Jordan mall terror threat

2015-02-26 15:49

The US embassy in Amman has warned its citizens to avoid upmarket shopping malls in the Jordanian capital, saying it had received what it called credible information that they could be targeted by militants.

Parents of US hostage in ‘fragile state’

2015-02-09 07:31

The parents of a 26-year-old American who has been held hostage for more than a year by Islamic State extremists are in a very ‘fragile state’, a family friend has said.

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