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.

Jordan launches 56 airstrikes at ISIS since pilot death

2015-02-08 15:44

An official says Jordan has launched dozens of air strikes against the Islamic State group since the militants released a video showing the killing of a Jordanian fighter pilot.

Jordan vows to eradicate ISIS as 1 000s march

2015-02-06 14:52

Jordan vowed further retaliation against ISIS for the burning alive of one of its pilots, as thousands rallied in Amman in solidarity with his grieving family.

Jordan king visits grieving family of executed pilot

2015-02-05 18:05

Jordanian King Abdullah II has personally paid his condolences to the family of the fighter pilot burned to death by the Islamic State group, after promising harsh revenge for his execution.

SA condemns Jordanian terror killing

2015-02-05 13:17

South Africa has condemned the murder of Jordanian pilot Muath al-Kasasbeh by the Islamic State group militants.


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.

ISIS - US female hostage killed in airstrike

2015-02-06 22:24

ISIS is claiming that a female American hostage had been killed in an air strike in Syria by the US-led coalition.

'For you, the enemies of Islam' - missile message to ISIS

2015-02-05 22:18

Dozens of Jordanian fighter jets have bombed ISIS targets, the military has said. "For you, the enemies of Islam," read a message on one of the missiles fired.

Jordan launches new airstrikes

2015-02-05 17:05

Jordan has launches new airstrikes after king pledges 'harsh' war against Islamic State militants.

Jordan's king vows 'harsh' war against ISIS

2015-02-05 11:09

Jordan's king has vowed to wage a ‘harsh’ war against the Islamic State group after the militants burned a captive Jordanian pilot in a cage and released a video of the killing.

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