Qatar offers Jordan $500-m aid package

Qatar Wednesday unveiled a $500-million aid package to cash-trapped Jordan despite reduced diplomatic ties between the two countries.  A Qatari delegation, led by Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al Thani, met with King Abdallah II in capital Amman. The Read more

Jordan: Two journalists nabbed for ‘defamatory’ article on finance minister

Two journalists of local news website Jfranews have been arrested for the publication of an alleged defamatory article accusing finance minister of tax evasion. The portal’s editor-in-chief, Shadi al-Zinati, and editor Omar Sabra al-Mahrama were rounded up Tuesday after an Read more

Amman disappointed over Israel’s celebration of killer of Jordanians at Israeli embassy

Jordanian Foreign minister Wednesday deplored the warm welcome Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu reserved to the Israeli security guard who killed two Jordanians in the Israeli embassy in Amman Sunday night. “It is a disgrace,” Ayman Safadi told Sky News Read more