Christmas in Jordan dimmed by Jerusalem crisis

The Jordan Tourism Board announced the cancellation of Christmas celebrations at Jesusís baptism site in support of Palestinians in Jerusalem.

Palestinian billionaire detained in Saudi Arabia

Erdogan urges world to recognise Jerusalem as Palestinian capital

US opinion views Muslims and Arabs more favourably but political affiliation makes a difference

Jordan referred to UN for failing to arrest Sudanese president

Protests sweep Muslim world over Jerusalem

World condemns Trump Jerusalem announcement

Hamas leaders calls for new Palestinian uprising against Israel

Erdogan warns Trump Jerusalem move helps terrorists

Trump to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital

Syrian sentenced to death in Jordan for 2016 Ďterroristí attack

Is lack of economic freedom holding the Arab world back?

New Islamic alliance to combat terrorism

Abjjad, the Arab worldís first virtual reading space

Saudi launches economic mega-zone on Red Sea

Abadi, Sadr meet in Jordan

Greening the Camps brings food and hope to refugees

WWE signs first female, Arab wrestler in global push

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

Jordanís 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 sportsí broadcast

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

Suicide, murder plague Ďlost generationí 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


World Science Forum makes Middle East debut

The WSF attracted 3,000 participants from 120 countries, keen to provide evidence-based debate on mankindís greatest challenges.

Jordan seeking to woo tourists to its religious sites

ďWe are deploying lots of ef≠forts to attract both Muslim and Christian visitors through plan≠ning various activities in areas that have significant religious aspects."

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 Ďvery hardí conditions.

Urgent action needed for water sustainability in MENA

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

The Sahara Forest Project, Jordanís 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.

ĎMeditation tourismí 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 ďLa TraviataĒ 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.