Thousands of people in Jordan have protested over high food prices and poor living conditions, the largest in a series of demonstrations this week
Pro-government candidates have swept to victory in Jordan’s parliamentary elections.
The majority of seats in the country’s 120 member assembly
Counting is underway in Jordan’s parliamentary election.
Boycotted by the main opposition, critics say the ballot will provide a compliant assembly
Anger at the stalled Middle East peace process, an continuing economic slump, and scepticism at the political process have dominated elections in
Jordan is bracing itself for a record low turnout in today’s general election as Islamist parties boycott what they say is a government-controlled
Jordan is bracing itself for a record low turnout on Tuesday, as Islamist parties boycott what they say is a government-controlled sham. Protesters
Egypt has dismissed claims that a string of rockets which slammed into Jordan and Israel yesterday were fired from Sinai. Experts claim short range-
Rocket attacks have struck Israel’s and Jordan’s Red Sea ports, killing at least one Jordanian and injuring four others.
Israeli police say they
A rocket, thought to be a Grad missile fired from outside Jordan has hit a hotels area in the port of Aqaba on the Red Sea. The interior ministry
Israel has started deporting activists arrested onboard the Turkish aid flotilla that tried to breach its three-year blockade of Gaza.
Hundreds of activists in Amman demonstrate against Israeli attack on aid flotilla heading to Gaza.
Anti-Israeli protests have broken out in numerous countries in the Arab world.
Observers say the raid on the aid flotilla in international waters
In the Gulf of Aqaba on the Jordanian coast, the tourist industry has boomed. The coastline of Jordan is only 27 kilometers long, and it is crammed
Unexploded and abandoned war munitions still remain a massive problem in the Mediterranean and Middle East. To tackle this NATO and Jordon have
On the last full day of his visit to Jordan, the Pope has visited the place where tradition says Jesus was baptised by John. Accompanied by King
The Pope has celebrated Mass for thousands of worshippers at an open-air service in Amman, on the last full day of his visit to Jordan. 50,000
On his last full day in Jordan, Pope Benedict will celebrate an open-air Mass and pray at the site where Christians believe Jesus was baptised.
Pope Benedict XVI has denounced what he called ‘religious manipulation’ as he attempted to build bridges with the Muslim world on his tour of the
The Pope has reiterated his vision of a peaceful future, visiting an important Biblical site and urging people of all religions to find their place
For the second time since becoming head of the Roman Catholic Church, Pope Benedict will visit a mosque today, as his delicate trip to the Middle
Reforming and upgrading technical and vocational training is a major challenge for Middle Eastern & Mediterranean nations, where education often
With International Women’s Day just around the corner, euronews travelled to the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan to see what reforms are being put in
Launching the Mediterranean Union was one of the aims of France’s European Union presidency. Bringing together North and South, as well as
Jordan is a country undergoing changes, caught between its traditional values and the desire to be modern. Mediterraneans examines how NGOs and other