Jordan

Secret Helsinki deal: US & Israel hand Russia controlling role along Syria’s Israeli, Jordanian borders

The scandal over President Donald Trump’s defense of President Vladimir Putin against US intelligence at the Helsinki press conference – for which …

Israel

WATCH: Jordanian Politician Proudly Reveals Her Mother’s Horrifying Last Wish

On Tuesday, a member of the Jordanian parliament who represents the Jordanian city of Jerash told a special session of the parliamentary House of …

Conservative View

SILENCIO

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Disability

While conflict rages around it, one Middle East country's tourism is booming

• Share<br>• Post on facebook wall<br>• Share on twitter<br>• Share via Email<br>• Pin to Pinterest<br>• Share on Google Plus<p>The Middle East has been a hotspot of global conflict …

Middle East

Qatar recruits Jordanians

Samir Murad, Jordan’s Labour Minister, and Qatar’s Minister of Management Development, Labour and Social Welfare, Issa al-Naimi announced an …

Middle East

Hello Jordan: Ryanair’s Interesting Middle East Expansion Plans

I’m off to Jordan later this year, and while I was looking at Amman’s Queen Alia Airport Wikipedia page to determine how to get <i>out</i> of there, I came …

Flying

ON THE TRAIL: 6 of the world’s greatest new hiking trails

1: The Jordan Trail, Jordan<p>One of the most exciting and diverse new trails in the Middle East, the 400-mile Jordan Trail would take 35 days to …

Hiking

14% of students at Jordanian universities are foreigners, says minister

Jordan’s Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research has said that 14 per cent of students at his country’s universities are foreigners,</i> …

Higher Education

Jordan's Ancient Ruins, Desert Landscapes, and Starry Skies

<i>Join us in a vibrant country with stark landscapes and dramatic ruins, exploring magnificent Petra, floating in the Dead Sea, riding a camel across</i> …

Archaeology

Stop Fighting about Breastfeeding and Face this Reality

Amidst controversy over the World Health Organization's breastfeeding resolution, we should move beyond the domestic political question to the global …

International Relations

Overcrowding solutions sought by Baltimore County Public Schools

TOWSON, Md. - The first day of school is less than two months away for many students, and some parents worry that classrooms might be too crowded, …

High School

Battle for Deraa: Hundreds of Syrians stranded near Jordanian border

The Syrian city of Deraa is where the uprising against President Bashar al-Assad began some seven years ago. But the current battle over this hotspot between rebels and pro-regime forces marks a new chapter in the ongoing conflict, raising questions over the fate of the Syria-Jordan border. We take …

Middle East

Sailor from Pa. dies after Navy training exercise

DOYLESTOWN, Pa. (AP) -- A U.S. Navy sailor from Pennsylvania has been killed in a training exercise.<p>Navy officials say 23-year-old Ensign Sarah …

Red Sea

To Rebuild Syria’s Lost Monuments, These Refugees Are Learning Stonemasonry

In a border town on the edge of Jordan and Syria, students are learning to work with stone–with the hope of one day rebuilding Syrian heritage sites.<p>Syria’s civil war has displaced almost 6 million people, creating a refugee crisis of astonishing scale. The war has destroyed the country’s ancient …

Middle East

Alright stop, Warhammer time

The Warhammer fantasy universe offers tricky inspiration for LEGO builders. When a fandom is founded on detailed models and painted miniatures, the …

Lego

Navy ID’s 5th Fleet sailor killed in training accident

The Navy has confirmed an officer assigned to the Norfolk-based guided-missile destroyer Jason Dunham has died from injuries sustained during small …

Military

Jordanian military commander welcomes Syrian Army's capture of Nassib Crossing

BEIRUT, LEBANON (12:40 P.M.) – The commander of the Jordanian Army’s Northern Region, Brigadier Khaled Al-Masa’id was interviewed by the Al-Rai News …

Middle East

Syrian forces gain control of Jordanian border

Syrian government forces reached a crucial crossing on the border with Jordan, regaining control of a vital economic area for the first time since …

Middle East

Jordan beefs up border defences with Syrian army at frontier

AMMAN (Reuters) - Jordan’s army has sent reinforcements to its northern border with Syria as Syrian government forces backed by Russian air strikes appear poised to seize the main frontier crossing from rebels, officials said on Friday.<p>A Jordanian soldier holds displaced Syrian child after he …

Middle East

Syrian Refugees in Jordanian Camp Recycle Mounds of Trash for Cash

Amid the very real hardships Syrian refugees face, little has been said about another major health and humanitarian issue: What to do with the …

Syrian Refugees

Convoy with Syrian and Russian flags advancing near Nassib border crossing - witnesses

AMMAN (Reuters) - Hundreds of troops in a large military convoy with Russian and Syrian flags are close to Syria’s Nassib border crossing with Jordan, witnesses said.<p>The convoy of dozens of armored vehicles and tanks was moving on a military road that runs parallel to the Jordanian side of the …

Middle East

Off the beaten track in northern and eastern Jordan

Once you've hiked the desert dunes of Wadi Rum, done your best Indiana Jones impression in the ruins of Petra and wandered the bazaars of Amman, head into Jordan's less-explored north and east for windswept temple ruins, castles crumbling back into the deserts from which they arose and small …

Ancient History

Jordanian foreign minister tells Russia ceasefire needed in southern Syria

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Jordanian Foreign Minister Ayman Safadi told Russia on Wednesday that political dialogue and a ceasefire were priorities for southern Syria where he said a humanitarian catastrophe risked unfolding.<p>Safadi made the comment after holding talks with his Russian counterpart Sergei …

Middle East

Jordanian NGOs deliver aid to Syrian refugees fleeing Deraa offensive - France 24

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Middle East

A few good women: Female Canadian soldiers to train 1st all-female platoon in Jordanian army

Women from the Canadian military are heading to Jordan within the next six months to help train a new team of all-female soldiers in the Jordanian …

Middle East

Jordan Pipeline for Israeli Gas Set for Completion by End of 2019

A pipeline to transport $10 billion worth of natural gas over 15 years from Israel’s Leviathan field into Jordan will be completed by the end of …

Natural Gas

An auto-curing chamber for SLA prints

If you have a 3D printer, it’s probably the fused deposition modeling (FDM) type that deposits melted material onto a bed, eventually building up …

Fab Lab

Deal Alert: US Cities to Jordan, Israel and Dubai From $549 Round-Trip

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Travel

Jordan launches aid drive for Syrian refugees trapped at its border

Jordan's government has closed its border to refugees fleeing the war in southern Syria, instead launching a national aid drive to help those …

Middle East

Jordanian PM Announces National Relief Campaign for Syrians

Jordan's Prime Minister Omar Razzaz announced Sunday the launch of a nationwide campaign to provide aid to the displaced Syrians inside Syrian …

Middle East