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Jordanian Parliament Holds Moment of Silence - for Synagogue Terrorists
World  (tags: Israelis, slaughter, Jerusalem, Israel, Jordan, hostility, synagogue )

- 28 days ago -
In an unprecedented gesture of hostility towards Israel, the Jordanian Parliament on Wednesday opened a cabinet meeting with a moment of silence for the two Palestinian terrorists who slaughtered five Israelis in a Jerusalem synagogue a day earlier,
Islamic State's Bootleg Petro-State May Prove Unsustainable
World  (tags: Islamic State Fighters, black market oil, Syria, Jordan, Turkey, Iran, Iraq, violence, terrorism, middle-east, freedoms, conflict )

- 118 days ago -
With up to $2 million in daily revenue from black market oil, the Islamic State insurgency not only holds sway over swathes of Syria and Iraq but has also begun to lay the foundations to become a small petro-state. Such is the extent of the threat...
Why Jordan Doesn't Want More Palestinians
World  (tags: Jordan, Palestinians )

- 122 days ago -
The mistreatment of Palestinians at the hands of their Arab brothers is an issue that is rarely mentioned in the mainstream media in the West. Most journalists prefer to look the other way when a story lacks an anti-Israel perspective.
Jordan: Escape and Travel
World  (tags: Jordan, people, places, travel )

- 247 days ago -
The country of Jordan is one of the travel secrets of the middle east.
Malala Visits Jordan and Syria Border
World  (tags: Malala Yousafzai, humanrights, Jordan, Syria, Refugees&Relief )

- 301 days ago -
Teenage activist and Nobel Peace Prize nominee Malala Yousafzai visited the Jordanian border crossing at Hadalat where hundreds of Syrian refugees cross each day.
Thousands March for Reform in Jordan
World  (tags: world, middle-east, news, politics, Jordan, protests, Arab Springgovernment )

- 805 days ago -
Led by the Muslim Brotherhood, demonstrators hold the country's largest rally since the region's Arab Spring protests began. While the king remains popular, changes to parliament are sought.
Jordan Feels the Strain of Syria Refugee Influx
World  (tags: world, politics, middle-east, violence, society, Jordan, syria, Refugees&Relief, news, humanrights, HumanRights )

- 833 days ago -
A riot recently erupted in the Zaatari refugee camp, where Syrians were angry over spartan conditions. More continue to flee the conflict at home.
Recovering From the Arab Spring, at a Price
World  (tags: world, politics, LIbya, Jordan, middle-east, healthcare, Arab Spring, recovery, freedoms, conflict, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!' )

- 950 days ago -
- The Arab Spring sent scores of sick and injured Libyans, fleeing their war- torn country, straight to Jordan, where the influx of patients is putting a lot of pressure on Jordanian hospitals and disrupting the lives of Libyan and Jordanian patients ali
Activists Demand Change in Peaceful Jordan Protest
World  (tags: world, middle-east, news, politics, Jordan, government, ethics, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', humanrights )

- 1391 days ago -
A heavy police presence in downtown Amman Friday ensured that this week's demonstration did not result in a repeat of clashes between pro-government and anti-government demonstrators.
Jordanian Bedouin Tribes Demand Political Reforms
World  (tags: middle-east, Jordan, corruption, freedoms, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', politics, humanrights, news, interesting, world )

- 1409 days ago -
Tribal leaders launch attack on Queen Rania, who is of Palestinian descent, accusing her of corruption and interference.
Jordan's King Dismisses Cabinet After Protests
World  (tags: 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', 'HUMANRIGHTS!', conflict, corruption, death, freedoms, GoodNews, government, Jordan, middle-east, politics, violence )

- 1417 days ago -
King Abdullah's move comes after thousands of Jordanians took to the streets -- inspired by the regime ouster in Tunisia and the turmoil in Egypt --
Riots Erupt in Aftermath of Jordan Elections
World  (tags: conflict, freedoms, politics, world, middle-east, Jordan )

- 1499 days ago -
Residents of four towns and a Palestinian refugee camp throw stones, burn tires after loyalists sweep Jordanian parliament.
Palestinians in Jordan Anticipating End to Legal Limbo
World  (tags: middle-east, world, JORDAN, PALESTINIAN RIGHTS, interesting, government, politics, news, freedoms, palestine )

- 1514 days ago -
An Orwellian system that arbitrarily deprived them of citizenship may be rescinded, on the king's orders.
Washington Urges Assad to 'Listen' to Abdull
World  (tags: world, middle-east, israel, politics, peace, Jordan, Lebanon, usa )

- 1604 days ago -
The United States has said that Syrian President Bashar Assad should "listen" to Saudi King Abdullah whose visits to Damascus and Beirut come as part of his peace efforts.
Jordan's King Abdullah II, Israeli PM Netanyahu Meet
World  (tags: world, middle-east, goodnews, GoodNews, israel, Jordan, peace talks, politics, interesting, news )

- 1605 days ago -
Jordan's King Abdullah II and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu met Tuesday in Amman, according to Jordan's state news agency and the prime minister's office.

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