Dec 9, 2013 — Under the agreement, Jordan would build a desalination plant and a pipeline would be built from the Gulf of Aqaba to the Dead Sea.
Sep 4, 2013 — Some of Syria's neighbors are already feeling the impact of the civil war there. The war has led to an upsurge in regional violence and has sent refugees flowing across borders.
Jul 7, 2013 — Abu Qatada was held at a prison in southeast London, and was taken from there to the airport at midnight Sunday. He appeared in court in Jordan and was formally charged with terrorism-related offenses.
Jul 1, 2013 — Amid the turbulent Middle East, Jordan remains stable — for now. But internal and external pressures are mounting. From within, a faltering economy and a popular demand for a say in how the country is governed. And from without, a flood of refugees from Syria that are straining resources.
Jun 16, 2013 — King Abdullah made the remarks a day after after the U.S. said it would leave fighter jets and missiles in his country at the conclusion of joint military exercises.
May 4, 2013 — The Bakdash ice cream parlor has been a landmark in the Syrian capital Damascus for more than a century. But after two years of war, the owners have set up a new shop in Amman, Jordan, home to many Syrian refugees.
Dec 12, 2012 — The Syrian rebels have long been pleading for more powerful weapons in their fight against the Syrian regime. Now, sources say they are being trained to shoot down Syrian military aircraft.
Jun 21, 2012 — A Jordanian official says the pilot wants to defect. The Syrian government is only confirming it lost contact with the aircraft. Activists say this would be the first such action by a Syrian military pilot since anti-Assad protests began in 2011.
Feb 1, 2011 — As first Tunisia and then Egypt and Yemen have been rocked by anti-government demonstrations, Jordan has also seen protests in recent weeks over rising prices and unemployment.