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JORDAN NEWS

Explained: Why the Jordan crisis has significance for the entire Arab region

April 08, 2021 9:46 am

Jordanian government statements have suggested there had been an attempted coup to destabilise the country, mentioning unnamed ‘foreign entities' involved in the plot.

Jordan's Prince Hamza pledges allegiance to king after mediation

April 06, 2021 9:17 am

Prince Hamza signed a letter in which he placed himself at the monarch's disposal after a meeting on Monday with Prince Hassan, the king's uncle, and other princes, the royal court said.

Jordan: Prince Hamzah remains defiant amid palace turmoil

April 05, 2021 10:09 pm

Prince Hamzah has said he will not obey orders restricting his movement. The government has accused him of involvement in a plot to "destabilize the kingdom's security."

Jordan's king sends tough message on dissent in royal family

April 05, 2021 11:08 am

Abdullah and Hamzah are sons of the late King Hussein. While the two are said to generally have good relations, Hamzah has at times spoken out against government policies, and more recently had forged ties with powerful tribal leaders in a move seen as a threat to the king. 

Explained: Who is Prince Hamzah, put under 'house arrest' in Jordan?

April 08, 2021 9:46 am

Such crackdowns are rare in Jordan, long considered among the most stable countries in the Arab world.

Jordan says Prince Hamzah's circle aimed to destabilize security

April 04, 2021 10:20 pm

Investigations found that the former Crown Prince Hamzah bin Hussein was linked to "foreign parties" in a plot to undermine security, Jordan's deputy PM said.

Jordan prince says he's confined, lashes out at authorities

April 04, 2021 8:35 am

Prince Hamzah's videotaped statement came on Saturday after the country's official news agency reported that two former senior officials and other suspects had been arrested for "security reasons," even as authorities denied that Hamzah had been detained or placed under house arrest.

This historical city has been named the top tourist destination

October 08, 2020 6:01 pm

The city was named one of the new seven wonders of the world in 2007

A 17-year-old is challenging Down syndrome stereotypes with his TikTok videos

August 29, 2020 9:13 pm

Adam Mazen, who was born with Down syndrome, a genetic disorder, started posting videos when Jordan went into lockdown to curb the spread of COIVID-19.

Visiting Jordan? Here are the dos and don’ts

December 18, 2019 4:06 pm

If you are one of those looking to take that long-pending travel to Jordan, here are important pointers that you must keep in mind.

JORDAN PHOTOS

Jordan's King Abdullah II receives ceremonial welcome by PM Modi, President Kovind at Rashtrapati Bhavan

March 01, 2018 11:23 am

King Abdullah II bin Al-Hussein of Jordan, who is on the last leg of his three-day visit to the country, will meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi at Hyderabad House on Thursday.

Travel Diaries: Finding peace in Jordan

August 26, 2014 11:22 am

Jordan is “an oasis of peace in a region otherwise in conflict” said Salah, something which has affected its tourist draw.