WWE signs first female, Arab wrestler in global push

Shadia Bseiso dreams of encouraging more Arab women to take up sports - and of crashing metal chairs over wrestling mega-stars.

Jordan says has spent $10 billion hosting Syrian refugees

Urgent action needed for water sustainability in MENA

Jordanian women activists applaud abrogation of rape law

Jordan to open Iraq border crossing following IS defeat

Jordan king hopes for bigger Syria ceasefire

World Bank calls for tackling MENA water scarcity

Two million pilgrims descend on Mecca for Hajj

Jordan, Syria ties headed in 'right direction'

Jordan opens first job centre in Syrian refugee camp

Jordan’s municipal elections marred by deaths, riots

Aid project helps Syria refugees feel at home in Jordan

No single pattern in radicalisation of foreign fighters, says Tunisian study

Western-backed rebels claim to shoot down Syrian jet

Divorces rising to record high in Jordan

Arab countries move to tackle the Qatari monopoly of sports’ broadcast

Investigation uncovers Iran-backed cyber-espionage group in MENA region

Suicide, murder plague ‘lost generation’ of Middle East men

King of Jordan makes rare West Bank visit

Rules set to curb child marriages in Jordan

Foreign militaries widen footprint in Middle East

Jerash festival transforms Amman into a centre of global culture

UK lifts laptop ban on flights from Jordan

Netanyahu bans Israeli MP from fistfight with Jordanian rival

Muslim nations unite against Israel’s actions in Jerusalem

Jordan scraps controversial 'marry your rapist' law

Jordan to bar Israeli ambassador until shooting probed

Jordanian mourners chant 'death to Israel'

MENA countries particularly vulnerable to climate change

Two Jordanians killed at Israeli embassy in Amman

Arab League accuses Israel of 'playing with fire' at holy site

MENA countries particularly vulnerable to climate change

Jordanian soldier gets life sentence for killing 3 US trainers

Saudi airline expects US to lift laptop ban by July 19

The Middle East says ‘Open Sesame’ to international scientists

Red Sea coral reefs take the heat of climate change

Jordan embarks on aggressive anti-smoking campaign

Morocco tops Arab Democracy Index for fourth consecutive year

Arab countries face problem of food waste during Ramadan

1967 war: a death knell for Arab nationalism


Arab craft glitters through generations in Columbia

Arab tradition of crafting fine jewellery taught to Spaniards which took it to isolated Mompox where generations of goldsmiths maintain ancient method.

Syrian refugees find opportunity at Jordan job fair

EU-funded job fair at Zaatari Camp in Jordan provides vital lifeline for displaced Syrians living in ‘very hard’ conditions.

Urgent action needed for water sustainability in MENA

More than 60% of Middle East and North African region’s population lives in areas with high or very high water stress.

The Sahara Forest Project, Jordan’s innovative water scheme

Once the Sahara Forest Project is fully implemented, there will be bigger acceptance for such innovative initiatives.

Kurds: one stateless people across four countries

Kurdish ambitions of unified nation are seen as threat to main host countries.

‘Meditation tourism’ a new trend in Jordan

A day trip to the Dead Sea or Petra, including a 2-hour class of meditation, costs $150.

North African designers shine at the London Arabia Art and Fashion Week

Festival organiser Omar Bdour says he is proud to showcase Arab culture, heritage alongside British talents.

Jordan launches first opera festival

The Amman Opera Festival featured “La Traviata” with 155 artists from ten nationalities.

Ramadan TV drama on ISIS stirs mixed reactions

'The series does a wonderful job of revealing life inside ISIS recruitment camps,' says Egyptian cinema critic Tarek el-Shenawy.

Amman to celebrate status as ‘capital of Islamic culture’

Amman has a host of cultural sites and boasts Islamic intellectuals and scientists who have contributed widely to the Islamic civilisation.

I AM, an exhibition by Arab women artists

After Amman, the I AM exhibition is to travel to London and Washington.