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Malala Visits Jordan and Syria Border
World  (tags: Malala Yousafzai, humanrights, Jordan, Syria, Refugees&Relief )

- 1884 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 )

- 2388 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 )

- 2417 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!' )

- 2533 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 )

- 2975 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 )

- 2993 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 )

- 3001 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 )

- 3082 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 )

- 3097 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 )

- 3188 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 )

- 3188 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.
SLIDE SHOW, Jewish History in a Nutshell
World  (tags: Israel, conflict, arab nations, middle-east, palestine, Jordan, Egypt, Syria, Lebanon, terrorism, violence, war )

- 3361 days ago -
Israel is a sovereign nation. Like every other sovereign nation, Israel has an inalienable right to defend its citizens and its terroritory. For too long, terrorist gangs have traumatized, maimed and murdered Israeli citizens, destroying their lives and
Jordanians Question Alliance With US After Humam Al-Balawi's CIA Suicide Bombing
World  (tags: world, middle-east, politics, Jordan, usa, terrorism, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', interesting )

- 3386 days ago -
Jordan has long been one of America's closest allies in the region but only recently have Jordanians discovered how close to home the War on Terror is being waged
Yemeni Girl, 12, Dies in Painful Childbirth
World  (tags: society, AMMAN, Jordan, Child brides, children, death, HumanRights, Childrens rights, sadness, ethics, freedoms )

- 3505 days ago -
AMMAN, Jordan (CNN) -- A 12-year-old Yemeni girl, who was forced into marriage, died during a painful childbirth that also killed her baby, a children's rights group said Monday.
AMAZING! Amman Begins Stripping State's Palestinians of Citizenship
World  (tags: middle-east, news, palestine, politics, Jordan, interesting, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', Refugees&Relief )

- 3561 days ago -
Jordanian authorities have started revoking the citizenship of thousands of Palestinians living in Jordan to avoid a situation in which they would be "resettled" permanently in the kingdom, Jordanian and Palestinian officials revealed

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