$300 million to improve employment opportunities for Jordanians and Syrian refugees
Sep28

$300 million to improve employment opportunities for Jordanians and Syrian refugees

A US$300 million World Bank Group project will support Jordan’s efforts to improve the investment climate, attract investors, reform the country’s labor market and grant access to the Syrian labor force to contribute to Jordan’s economic growth. The Economic Opportunities for Jordanians and Syrian Refugees Program, approved by the Bank Group’s Board of Directors today, will support trade facilitation and investment promotion...

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Nahed Hattar’s assassination… an assassination of opinion and speech
Sep27

Nahed Hattar’s assassination… an assassination of opinion and speech

  It is the same “takfiri”, obscurantist, ideology that wants our countries to deteriorate for hundreds of years backwards, as if the lack of their (our countries’) progress alone does not mean deterioration.   It is the same ideology that does not see Israel as an enemy… Sometimes, it comes from Palestine, or from its borders, to prepare attacks in Lebanon, Syria or Iraq… despite the fact that the cities occupied...

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Jordan’s Brotherhood back in parliament after vote
Sep23

Jordan’s Brotherhood back in parliament after vote

Jordan’s Muslim Brotherhood has made a return to parliament after winning 16 seats in the 130-member house, according to results announced Thursday by the country’s electoral commission. The Brotherhood’s Islamic Action Front (IAF) contested Tuesday’s polls after having boycotted two previous parliamentary elections in the kingdom, in 2010 and 2013, in protest at the electoral system and alleged voting fraud....

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Jordan awaits vote results as Brotherhood claims seats
Sep22

Jordan awaits vote results as Brotherhood claims seats

Jordan’s electoral commission on Wednesday began announcing the results of its general election with the influential Muslim Brotherhood set to return to parliament as a significant opposition force. A senior Brotherhood official said preliminary results indicated it was on course to win at least 16 seats in the 130-seat chamber, after the Islamists boycotted two previous polls in protest at the electoral system and alleged...

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Death Penalty in Fatal Attack on Jordan Intelligence Office
Aug04

Death Penalty in Fatal Attack on Jordan Intelligence Office

An assailant who killed five people in a June shooting attack on a branch of Jordan’s intelligence agency was sentenced to death Thursday, a defense lawyer said. Jordan’s government portrayed the shooting at the time as a “terrorist attack,” one of several violent incidents in the pro-Western kingdom over the past year linked to Islamic militants. Jordan is part of a U.S.-led military coalition against Islamic...

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