Jordan: News

17 Apr 2024

Travel And Tourism

Explore the best of Wadi Rum, Jordan with these recommendations

Wadi Rum, also known as the Valley of the Moon, offers a breathtaking desert landscape in Jordan that is unlike any other place on Earth.

Israel under fire as Iran launches 200 missiles and drones 

Iran has launched a barrage of drones and cruise missiles at Israel, marking the first direct assault by the Islamic Republic on the country.

10 Mar 2024


Tension grips Jerusalem ahead of Ramzan as Gaza war rages 

Renewed tension has gripped the holy city of Jerusalem just days ahead of Ramzan as concerns arise over Al-Aqsa Mosque, a sacred site for both Muslims and Jews, amid the Israel-Hamas war.

Hamas tunnel found under UN agency Gaza headquarters, says Israel

The Israel Defense Forces (IDF) on Saturday claimed to have found a Hamas tunnel beneath the Gaza City base of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestinian Refugees (UNRWA), per Reuters.

Explainer: How will UNRWA funding cuts impact Gaza

At least nine countries, including the United States (US), the United Kingdom (UK), Australia, and Canada, have halted funding for the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA).

18 Oct 2023


Pro-Palestine protests erupt in West Asia following Gaza hospital strike

Pro-Palestine protests have erupted across West Asia following a recent airstrike on a hospital in Gaza.

18 May 2023


These 8,000-year-old stone engravings may be the world's oldest 'blueprints'

Scientists have come across stone engravings of ancient megastructures in Jordan and Saudi Arabia that may be the world's oldest "blueprints."

05 May 2023

Travel And Tourism

Your ultimate 7-day adventure guide to Jordan's top attractions

Discover the top attractions in Jordan with our ultimate seven-day adventure guide.

04 May 2023

Travel And Tourism

Avoid these tourist mistakes when traveling to Jordan

Heading to Jordan for a vacation? Hold up, there are certain things you must know before you go.

20 Sep 2022

Travel And Tourism

Jordan on your itinerary? Consider booking these 5 unique hotels

Often called the "Oasis of Stability," Jordan is known for its stunning landscapes, ancient archaeological sites, beautiful art, and delicious cuisine.

13 Sep 2022

Travel And Tourism

5 things to take back home from your Jordan trip

Located in Southeast Asia, Jordan is a middle eastern country that is popularly known for its ancient architecture, desert adventures, spectacular holy sites, and the famous Red Sea.

07 Feb 2022


Exploring the New Seven Wonders of the World

The New Seven Wonders of the World was a campaign launched in 2000 to select seven wonders from 200 existing monuments.

30 Dec 2020


Michael B Jordan to direct and act in 'Creed 3'

The Creed franchise is gearing up for a third outing with the "Sexiest Man Alive" donning double hats.

22 May 2020


Stranded for two months, actor Prithviraj returns from Jordan

Malayalam actor Prithviraj Sukumaran, along with a 57-member cast and crew of his upcoming movie Aadujeevitham, has returned to India.

24 Jan 2020


#ComicBytes: Green Lantern facts which were not shown in films

In brightest day, in blackest night, the Green Lantern Corps have protected the universe since ages.

20 Aug 2019


Love learning about world history? Visit these five places

The world has witnessed countless dynasties come and go, innumerable wars, and many rulers.

20 Jul 2019


Five must-visit countries in the Middle East

International travel doesn't just mean packing bags and heading to the Europe.

Writer, who lost book deal over a tweet, sues publisher

About a month after her book deal was canceled as she shamed a Black Metro worker on Twitter, Jordanian-American journalist and writer Natasha Tynes is suing her publisher, Rare Bird Lit. Inc.

08 Dec 2018


Santa Barbara festival to honor Michael B Jordan aka Killmonger

The Santa Barbara International Film Festival will be honoring Michael B Jordan with its Cinema Vanguard Award for his work in Black Panther and Creed II.

12 Sep 2018


#NoCountryForWomen? US travel-blogger was stalked, sexually harassed on India trip

Imagine you are on a dream trip to India but before you leave the country you remain trapped inside a hotel room. The reason? Perverted staff members of the hotel you are lodged at.

01 Mar 2018


Jordan's King: Fight against terror isn't war on any religion

Jordan's King Abdullah II bin Al-Hussein, who is on a three-day visit to India, spoke on the topic "Islamic heritage; Promoting Understanding and Moderation" at Vigyan Bhavan in Delhi.

24 Feb 2018


India lose to Jordan in FIBA World Cup qualifiers

Indian basketball team put up a spirited fight before losing 88-102 to higher-ranked Jordan in the Asian qualifiers for the 2019 FIBA World Cup at the Sree Kanteerava Stadium in Bengaluru.

10 Feb 2018

Narendra Modi

Modi conferred the Grand Collar of the State of Palestine

Narendra Modi is the first-ever Indian PM to visit Palestine. Considering this and his commitment to improving India-Palestine relations, President Abbas conferred the Grand Collar of the State of Palestine on him.

22 Nov 2017


British embassy in Jordan appoints ex-rescue cat as 'chief mouser'

The British embassy in Jordan has recently appointed 'Lawrence of Abdoun,' a fluffy black-and-white tom, as its chief mouser.