Jordan
Jordan (/ˈdʒɔrdən/; Arabic: الأردن‎ al-Urdun), officially the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan (Arabic: المملكة الأردنية الهاشمية‎ al-Mamlakah al-...
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Jordan from the Air
Jordan is a land enshrouded in mystery. Serving as a crossroads of humanity for thousands of years has left the country with a cultural diversity unmatched by few. Come along with Matador as we explor...
Do you allow your sister to work, travel, or live alone?
"Do you allow your sister to work, travel, or live alone?" Watch what men in Jordanian capital Amman answered to DW's Jaafar Abdul Karim
President Trump and Melania Trump Welcome King Abdullah and Queen Rania of Jordan to White House
Brought to you by Desert Diamond: http://ddcaz.com (AP) - President Donald Trump will meet Jordan's King Abdullah II this week but there are questions as to ...
Jordan from the Air
Jordan is a land enshrouded in mystery. Serving as a crossroads of humanity for thousands of years has left the country with a cultural diversity unmatched b...
Artist Leaves Dress In The Dead Sea For 2 Years And It Turns Into Glittering Salt Crystal Masterpiece
For her latest project, Israeli artist Sigalit Landau decided to submerge a black gown in the Dead Sea. The gown entered the salt-rich waters in 2014 and was
Israel And Jordan Strike Deal On Jerusalem Holy Site
The US announces a deal between Israel and Jordan in an effort to ease tensions surrounding a prominent holy site in Jerusalem. Issues relating to the complex have been at the centre of fresh violence...
Carmen at Masada
In the heart of the Judean Desert, at the foot of Masada, one of the most familiar and beloved operas of all times is coming to life - Carmen, by French composer Georges Bizet.
Jordan's Queen Rania and Princess Iman visit cultural tourism group in Amman
The mother-daughter duo visited Amman's famous Rainbow Street with the Out and About group.
A new weapon of Islamist extremists is...poetry?
Militant Islamist groups have a number of strategies for recruiting vulnerable young men to their cause. They produce videos, tap into social media and write fiery pamphlets with overblown rhetoric. ...
Massive Sinkholes Opening Around The World, Dead Sea Is Disappearing
The Dead Sea is losing vast amounts of water each year, and, this year, sinkholes have been emerging on the banks at an alarming rate – scientists are just not sure what is going on.
€˜Nature revenge: Dead Sea surrounded by 3,000+ sinkholes growing at alarming rate
Hundreds of sinkholes are forming each year around the drying Dead Sea that could face being completely parched by 2050. Its basin shrinks by a meter per year due to severe water mismanagement.
Isis US hostage: Kayla Mueller 'was sentenced to death' by the militants last year, claims activist
An American aid worker claimed by Isis militants to have been killed in a Jordanian air strike was sentenced to death by the group last year, a Muslim activist has claimed.
ISIS claims U.S. hostage killed in Jordan airstrike
Jordan has struck hard at ISIS targets in Syria to avenge the death of one of its pilots. But did it end up killing an American hostage in the process?
Jordan King in combat military uniform in response to Isis
King Abdullah II apparently quoted Clint Eastwood, too.
Till we run 'out of fuel and bullets': Jordan's king vows to crush ISIS
The DoD's proposed budget calls for a modest pay raise but more cuts to housing allowances, while consolidating Tricare plans.,The U.S. Defense Department's proposed fiscal 2016 budget calls for...
History of Jordan
History of Jordan refers to the history of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan and the background period of the Emirate of Transjordan under British protectorate as well as the general history of the regi...
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Amman
Amman (/ɑːˈmɑːn/; Arabic: عمّان‎ ʿAmmān), is the capital and most populous city of Jordan. It is the country's political, cultural and commercial centre and one of the oldest continuously in...
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Abdullah II of Jordan
Abdullah II ibn al-Hussein (Arabic: عبد الله الثاني بن الحسين‎, ʿAbdullāh aṯ-ṯānī ibn al-Ḥusayn; born 30 January 1962) is the incumbent King of Jordan after he ascended the throne on 7 Febr...
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Geography of Jordan
Map of JordanJordan is situated geographically in Southwest Asia, south of Syria, west of Iraq, northwest of Saudi Arabia and east of Israel and the West Bank; politically, the area has also been refe...
Geography of Jordan - Wikipedia
Climate of Jordan
Map of JordanJordan is situated geographically in Southwest Asia, south of Syria, west of Iraq, northwest of Saudi Arabia and east of Israel and the West Bank; politically, the area has also been refe...
Climate of Jordan - Wikipedia
Jordanian people
This article is about the demographic features of the population of Jordan, including population density, ethnicity, education level, health of the populace, economic status, religious affiliations an...
Jordanian people - Wikipedia
Culture of Jordan
The culture of Jordan is based on Arabic and Islamic elements with significant Western influence. The Jordanian Kingdom had always been the intersection of the three continents of the ancient world an...
Culture of Jordan - Wikipedia
Art in Jordan
There are many forms of Jordanian art. Art in Jordan is plentiful, there are many local artists, as well as Arab and those who live abroad frequently have exhibitions in different art galleries in Jor...
Music of Jordan
The traditional music of Jordan has a long history. Rural zajal songs, with improvised poetry played with a Mijwiz, Tablah, Arghul, Oud, rabab and reed pipe ensemble accompanying is popular. Recently ...
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Cuisine of Jordan
Jordanian cuisine is a traditional style of food preparation originating from Jordan that has developed from centuries of social and political change with roots starting in Paleolithic period (c. 90,0...
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Sports in Jordan
Sports in Jordan are important to the country's culture. Games, self-defense, swimming, diving, tennis, labour and equestrian sports are all eagerly accepted by young people as sports.
Football is...
Economy of Jordan
Jordan's GDP per capita rose by 351% in the 1970s, declined 30% in the 1980s, and rose 36% in the 1990s. Jordan is classified as an emerging market. After king Abdullah II's accession to the throne in...
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Politics of Jordan
The politics of Jordan takes place in a framework of a parliamentary monarchy, whereby the Prime Minister of Jordan is head of government, and of a multi-party system. Jordan is a constitutional monar...
Tourism in Jordan
Tourism is one of the most important sectors in Jordan's economy. In 2010, over 8 million tourists from various countries visited Jordan, with tourist receipts amounting to about 3.5 billion dollars. ...
Tourism in Jordan - Wikipedia