Added on 02/12/2013
Amman , Basima Fayez , Domestic worker , Indonesia , Jordan , Labor , Linda Kalash , Middle East , Social Issues
SAWSAN MORRAR: It’s a problem that’s growing by the day but little appears to be done to address the issue of underage domestic workers in Jordan
Added on 17/12/2012
Amman , car parts , Economy , Energy , Europe , Jordan , long-term solution , port of Aqaba , Toyota , United States
SAWSAN MORRAR: A programme introduced by the Jordanian government has had a huge effect in pushing the hybrid car industry in the country.
Added on 02/12/2012
Abdullah II , Amman , Arab Spring , Bahrain , Bahrain government , Bashar al-Assad , Constituent Assembly , Egypt , Egypt Protests , Governor , Israel , Jerusalem , Jordan , Lebanon , Libya , Middle East , Mohammed Morsi , Muslim Brotherhood , Palestine , President , Prime Minister , Russia , Sana’a , Senate , South Yemen , Syria , Syrian army , Syrian government , Tahrir Square , Tripoli , Tunis , Tunisia , United Nations , US State Department , Washington , Yemen
JUAN COLE: From Jordan to Tunisia, from civil war to pilfered Palestinian land the Arab world is in a febrile state.
Added on 08/11/2012
Matt J. Duffy
Abdullah , Amman , Censorship , Jordan , Journalist , Media law , Minister of the Interior , Online media , Responsible media , self-censorship
Any Arab country serious about supporting a free and independent press must first revise its laws to give journalists the freedom to report news without fear…
Added on 25/10/2012
Abdullah , Amman , Beirut , Egypt , Iraq , Jordan , Lebanon , Mainstream media , Prime Minister , Syria , Terrorism
NASEEM TARAWNAH: Jordan’s precarious position both geographically and politically means that security will always be a vital issue. But this concern stymies debate.
Added on 08/10/2012
Amman , Bristol , Dubai , Dubai Municipality , Facebook , Jordan , London , Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum , UAE , United Arab Emirates , United Kingdom
MICH CAFE: I’d like to see a wonderful idea which has brightened up the streets of Amman implemented in Dubai.
Added on 03/09/2012
Aleppo , Amman , Beirut , Cairo , CNN , Iran , Iraq , Kuwait , Middle East , Syria , United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization
ALEXANDER MCNABB: As a long term resident in the Middle East you become used to seeing favourite places under bombardment
Added on 30/08/2012
Amman , Editor-in-Chief , Jordan , Media law , Print media , Social Media
ALEXANDER MCNABB: Jordan’s smart and technically capable young people deserve better than muckle-headed legislation hewn from granite by politicians.
Added on 24/08/2012
Amman , Food and Drink , Jane Ferguson , Jordan , Protests , Videos
VIDEO: Last year as protests spread across the Arab world, people in Jordan also protested about the price of food. It is still an issue in Amman.
Added on 25/07/2012
Common Ground News Service
Amman , Beirut , Cairo , Economy , Employment , Entrepreneur , Europe , Google+ , Ihsan Jawad , Iraq , Lebanon , Libya , Middle East , Nada Akl , oil reserves , Qatar Foundation , Social Media , Tahrir Square , United Arab Emirates , United States , Yahoo!
NADA AKL, CGNEWS: Positive role models and an increasingly connected world are having a positive effect in encouraging young entrepreneurs
Added on 30/05/2012
Al Quds , Amman , Captain , Dead Sea , Food and Drink , France , Israel , Jordan , Levant , London , Maldives , Oman , United States Agency for International Development
SARAH WALTON: Wadi Rum, Dead Sea, Jerash – it’s a familiar tourist trail but don’t forget to spend some time in the capital, Amman
Added on 15/05/2012
Amman , Army , Baghdad , Bahrain , Co-Editor , Europe , Georgetown , Harvard , Iraq , Journalism , Kuwait , Literature , Mahmoud Darwish , Massachusetts , Novelist , Paris , Poet , Rome , Saddam Hussein , Sinan Antoon , Syria , travel ban , United Nations , United States , Yemen
TABSIR: A celebrated novelist, poet and filmmaker Sinan Antoon reflects on life in Iraq before and after the fall of Saddam Hussein
Added on 01/05/2012
Amman , Colonel , Food and Drink , Food blogging , Jordan , Nikon , Olive oil , Petra , Travel
THE HEDONISTA: A minor setback then an evening full of flavour and warm company.
Added on 07/02/2012
Amman , Army , Economy , Employment , Health insurance , Information Technology , Iraq , Israel , Jordan , Jordan Times , Manufacturing , North Atlantic Treaty Organization , Russia , Singapore , Social services , Syria , the Jordan Times , United States , World Bank
NASEEM TARAWNAH: With 100,000 active personnel, nearly 65,000 in reserve , and household sizes of 5.4 that’s 891,000 people linked to the army’s payroll.
Added on 08/12/2011
Abdullah , Amman , Jordan , Jordan Times , King Abdullah , Rania , Royal Court , the Jordan Times
NASEEM TARAWNAH: The way Jordan’s authorities have handled issues of public lands illustrates their meaning of the word ‘transparency’.
Added on 30/11/2011
America , Amman , Arab American Institute , California , executive director , Expatriates , Food and Drink , James Zogby , Jordan , Middle East , New Jersey , United States
SAWSAN MORRAR: The call to come ‘home’ is strong for Jordan’s diaspora, and yet the reality of coming home can be a hard adjustment to make…
Added on 28/10/2011
Abu Dhabi , Al Hamra , Al-Hijrah , Amman , Beirut , Blue Mosque , Christmas , Cyprus , Damascus , Dubai , Dubai Mall , Easter , Eid , Eid Al- Fitr , Eid Al-Adha , Food and Drink , India , Islamic New Year , Istanbul , Kerala , Muscat , New Year's Day , Oman , Photos , Sofia , Sri Lanka , Tunis , UAE's National Day , Umbria , United Arab Emirates
THE HEDONISTA: Eid al Adha has been my favourite – the last few years it has fallen far enough out of summer it occurs with the change of season.
Added on 27/10/2011
Abdullah , Amman , Army , Jordan , King Abdullah , Rania
NASEEM TARAWNAH: It was until recently thought to be inconceivable to criticise King Abdullah in public. Recent events have shown that, in this remarkable year, another taboo has fallen.
Added on 27/10/2011
James M. Dorsey
Abdullah , Ali Bin Al , Ali Bin Al Hussein , Ali Kafashian , Amman , Asia , Asian Football Confederation , Bahrain , FIFA , Football , International Football Association Board , Iran , Iranian Football Federation , Jordan , President , Singapore , Soccer , United Kingdom , Women , Women's issues
JAMES M. DORSEY: It has been a running sore between FIFA, football’s world governing body, and women’s football teams throughout the Islamic world.
Added on 19/10/2011
Amman , Army , Broadband , Facebook , Fatah , Jordan , Lebanese army , Lebanon , Middle East , One Voice , Social Media , Social networking , YouTube
ALEXANDER MCNABB: Mai and I were so busy examining the implications for the broadband market we missed the wider implications… This had the ability to bring down governments.