Jordan

A worker prepares a traditional sweet "Konafa" at a shop, after the government eased the restriction
Jordan: Child dead and 700 others poisoned by deadly shwarma in Amman

It all started when a local food stand owner in Amman offered shwarma for the extremely low price of less than NIS 6 per serving.

Jordan arrests leaders of teachers union in opposition crackdown

Prosecutors charged Nasser Nawasreh with incitement over a speech to supporters last Wednesday that criticized Prime Minister Omar al Razzaz's government.

By REUTERS
25/07/2020
Two women holding their children
Activists hope ‘honor killing’ of Jordanian teen will be turning point

Outrage over 14-year old’s death could spur Amman to improve legal, protective services for women at risk

By TARA KAVALER/THE MEDIA LINE
22/07/2020
Jordanian prime minister: Let’s work on a one-state solution

“You close the door to the two-state solution, I could very well look at this positively, if we’re clearly opening the door to a one-state democratic solution,” Razzaz told The Guardian.

Phase 3 trials for inactivated coronavirus vaccine underway in Abu Dhabi

The latest COVID-19 information and statistics for the Middle East and North Africa

By JOSHUA ROBBIN MARKS/THE MEDIA LINE
17/07/2020
King of Jordan Abdullah II addresses the European Parliament in Strasbourg, France January 15, 2020.
Jordan king warns Israel's annexation plan jeopardizes regional peace

King Abdullah, a staunch US ally, has also in recent months warned that Israeli policies along with Trump's peace plan would lead to conflict and deal a blow to Israeli-Jordanian relations.

By REUTERS
14/07/2020
King of Jordan Abdullah II addresses the European Parliament in Strasbourg, France January 15, 2020.
Jordan's King Abdullah: Coronavirus under control, time to boost economy

Looking ahead, King Abdullah said his country would "come out stronger compared to other countries in the region."

Jordan's Princess Raiyah poses as she tries on a Japanese kimono during her visit to a kimono dressi
Jordan's Princess Raiyah marries Roald Dahl's grandson

Princess Raiyah, the half-sister of King Abdullah II of Jordan, is the daughter of the late King Hussein and Queen Noor of Jordan.

Ain al-Hilweh
Palestinians receiving citizenship abroad are empowered - analysts

Tunis extends nationality to 34 Palestinians; experts say it will help in struggle for right of return and self-determination

By DIMA ABUMARIA/ THE MEDIA LINE
10/07/2020
Jordan's King Abdullah welcomes Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi at Amman airport
Why the joint statement matters: Jordan, Egypt close ranks on annexation?

The closing of ranks between Egypt and Jordan, the two countries that share borders and peace with Israel, is important.

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