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Many Jordanians struggling as country emerges from COVID-19 lockdown, U.N. agency saysMany people in Jordan are struggling to meet basic needs after a more than two-month lockdown to fight the coronavirus pandemic, a United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) study said on Wednesday.
Jordan's king says regional stability put at risk by Israeli annexationJordan's King Abdulllah warned on Tuesday that Israel's planned move to annex parts of the Israeli-occupied West Bank next month would threaten stability in the Middle East.
Jordan reopens mosques for socially distanced prayersMosques in Jordan opened for communal prayers for the first time in over two months on Friday, with thousands of police deployed to enforce strict social distancing rules at the usually packed places..
Jordan lifts driving ban as it eyes normality after tight lockdownJordanians took to the streets after a ban was lifted on driving and many businesses reopened in a rapid return to normality after the authorities relaxed a tough forty-day curfew to stem the spread of..
IMF approves $1.3 billion loan for Jordan, adjusts for coronavirus expensesThe International Monetary Fund said on Wednesday its board had approved a four-year, $1.3 billion loan program for Jordan, signaling confidence in the country's reform agenda at a time it was taking..
Jordan eases nationwide curfew and allows shops to openJordanian Prime Minister Omar Razzaz said on Tuesday the government would allow people to go on foot to buy groceries in neighbourhood shops to ease daily life for the nearly 10 million inhabitants..
Mary Kom breaks quarantine: Boxer attended breakfast hosted by PresidentAce boxer MC Mary Kom has landed herself in a soup. It has come to fore that she broke the mandatory 14-day self-quarantine protocol after returning to India from Amman, Jordan on March 13. Mary, who..
Jordanian army guards cities ahead of curfewJordan has announced a lockdown beginning on Wednesday, ordering all citizens to stay in their homes apart from emergencies and banning travel between provinces, to fight the coronavirus outbreak.
Jordanian army says it will deploy around cities ahead of state of emergencyThe Jordanian army said on Tuesday it will deploy at entrances and exits of main cities in the kingdom in a move officials said was ahead of an imminent announcement of a state of emergency to combat..
Jordan parliament passes draft law to ban gas imports from IsraelJordan's parliament on Sunday approved a draft law to ban imports of Israeli gas to the country just days after they started under a multibillion-dollar deal struck in 2016 which is opposed by much of..
U.S. halts sending bomb-sniffing dogs to Jordan, Egypt as seven dieThe U.S. State Department said on Monday it has stopped sending explosive-detecting dogs to Jordan and Egypt over concerns of deaths of deployed dogs from causes like heat stroke and poisoning.
Thirteen Pakistanis killed in Jordan valley farm fire: civil defense statementThirteen Pakistanis, including eight children, died when a fire swept through their makeshift dwellings in a farming estate in the Jordan Valley, Jordan's civil defense said.
Jordan foils plot against U.S., Israeli diplomats and American soldiers: newspaperJordanian intelligence recently foiled a plot by two suspected militants to mount terror attacks against U.S. and Israeli diplomats alongside U.S. troops deployed at a military base in the south of the..
Jordan's king tours enclave along Israel border after end of lease dealJordan's King Abdullah paid his first visit on Monday to an enclave fringing its northern border with Israel a day after the expiry of a 25-year special regime that allowed Israeli farmers access to..
Two Jordanians detained by Israel return home after handover dealTwo Jordanians, whose detention without charge by Israel led Jordan to recall its ambassador, returned home on Wednesday in a handover deal that defused a diplomatic crisis, officials said.
Three Mexicans, one Swiss wounded in stabbing at Jordan tourist spotThree Mexican tourists and one Swiss were wounded along with four locals in Jordan on Wednesday when a man went on a stabbing rampage in Jersah city, a major tourist destination near ancient Roman..
Tourists stabbed in Jordanian city near Roman ruins: policeSeveral Spanish-speaking tourists were injured in a stabbing on Wednesday in Jerash, a Jordanian city popular with foreign visitors, along with a local guide and a security guard, police said, adding..
Injured in Jordan stabbing were not Spanish nationals: sourceThe tourists stabbed Wednesday in Jerash, a Jordanian city popular with foreign visitors, were not Spanish nationals, a source from Spain's foreign ministry told Reuters.
Jordan government resigns ahead of a reshuffle: state mediaJordan's cabinet on Monday resigned ahead of a government reshuffle expected in the next few days, the state news agency said.
Jordan says two citizens held in Israel to return 'before end of week'Israel will soon release two Jordanians whose months-long detention without charge, after crossing into the occupied West Bank, had led Jordan to recall its ambassador, the two countries said on..
House Speaker Pelosi holds talks in Jordan with King AbdullahU.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and other senior members of Congress held talks in Jordan on Saturday with King Abdullah II and other top Jordanian officials.
UK PM Johnson welcomes economic reforms in talks with Jordan's King AbdullahBritish Prime Minister Boris Johnson hosted Jordan's King Abdullah for a working lunch on Wednesday to discuss ties between the two countries, Johnson's office said.
UK court sets November hearing for case of Dubai ruler and princessA full hearing in a case that pits the ruler of Dubai Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid al-Maktoum against his wife, a Jordanian princess, over the welfare of their two children will be heard on Nov. 11 in an..
Jordan keeps silent in case pitting princess against sheikhJordan is staying silent about a legal battle pitting a Jordanian princess against her estranged husband, the ruler of Dubai, as King Abdullah seeks to contain any fallout from a case involving his..
Top Turkish officials visit Jordan in move to deepen ties: officialsTop Turkish and Jordanian officials sought to deepen relations in talks on Tuesday, days after the kingdom restored full ties with Ankara's ally Qatar, in what officials say is a realignment by Jordan..
White House's Kushner to finalize Palestinian economic plan on Middle East tour - officialWhite House senior adviser Jared Kushner will lead a U.S. delegation on a tour of the Middle East to finalize details of his proposed $50 billion economic development plan for the Palestinians, Jordan,..
Jordan names new envoy to Qatar, two years after downgrading tiesJordan appointed a new ambassador to Qatar on Tuesday, a step toward restoring normal relations two years after Amman withdrew its ambassador in solidarity with Gulf Arab allies who severed ties with..
Hundreds of Jordanian Islamists protest against Trump peace planHundreds of Jordanian Islamists marched in the capital on Friday to denounce Washington's peace plan to end the Arab-Israeli conflict and demand their government boycott a conference in Bahrain next..
Tremors across Jordan as Trump Mideast peace plan revives old fearsJordan's King Abdullah reacts angrily to any suggestion that he might accept a U.S. deal to end the Arab-Israeli conflict that would make his country a homeland for Palestinians.
Palestinians urge Egypt, Jordan to reconsider going to U.S.-led conferencePalestinians urged Egypt and Jordan on Wednesday to reconsider their attendance at a U.S.-led conference on June 25-26 in Bahrain, voicing concern it would weaken any Arab opposition to Washington's..
Egypt, Jordan, Morocco to attend U.S.-led Palestinian conference: officialsEgypt, Jordan and Morocco have informed the Trump administration they will attend a U.S.-led conference in Bahrain this month on proposals for boosting the Palestinian economy as part of a coming U.S...