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.