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Prince William will be the first British royal to make an official visit Palestine and Israel.

From a small workshop in the Palestinian refugee camp of Jerash in Jordan, Halima al-Ankassuri embroiders traditional patterns destined for sale in an upmarket Paris, London or Dubai boutique.

Andrea Bocelli prays at Jesus' baptism site in Jordan

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Andrea Bocelli prays at Jesus' baptism site in Jordan

Italian opera singer Andrea Bocelli made a pilgrimage to the site of Jesus’ baptism in Jordan on Monday, praying for peace by the edge of the River Jordan.

Plight of Palestinian refugees stretches across five generations

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Plight of Palestinian refugees stretches across five generations

For Palestinian refugees living across the Middle East, stalled peace talks and precarious citizenship rights have passed ongoing struggles from ...

Jordan's dangerous drivers are killing its youth

The New Arab

Jordan's dangerous drivers are killing its youth

Road accidents are worryingly high in Jordan and not enough is being done to decrease the large numbers of lives they are claiming.

The New Arab & agencies

MB-linked party office 'mistakenly' raided in Jordan by police

Jordanian security forces 'mistakenly' raided the headquarters of the Muslim Brotherhood-affiliated Islamic Action Front on Sunday after confusing it with the offices of the outlawed parent organisation

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Jordan shuts down more Muslim Brotherhood offices

Jordanian security services on Thursday shut down five more offices belonging to the Muslim Brotherhood, a move the group says it intends to ...

Mohammad al-Fadilat

Jordan's crackdown on Muslim Brotherhood 'will drive it underground'

Jordan is stepping up restrictions on the mainstream Muslim Brotherhood in favour of a pro-government faction, citing the group's recent ...

Al-Araby al-Jadeed staff

Jordan: our son not an extremist, say gunman's family

Relatives of the Jordanian policeman, who shot dead five contractors Monday - two Americans, two Jordanians and a South African - say he was not ...

Jordanians call for end to peace treaty with Israel

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Jordanians call for end to peace treaty with Israel

Thousands of Jordanian protesters took to the streets on Friday calling on the government to scrap its peace treaty with Israel for its ...

Karim Traboulsi

I Learn: Jordanian activists bring education to 'left-behind' children

Feature: The state of formal education, especially in rural areas of Jordan and among the huge refugee population, has prompted activists to ...

Jordan's <em>Jerash</em> Festival challenges regional turmoil with art

Al-Araby al-Jadeed staff

Jordan's Jerash Festival challenges regional turmoil with art

An impressive lineup of local, Arab, and international acts are performing at Jordan's Jerash festival this year. The ancient Roman ...

Tehran rejects Jordan's claims of Iranian 'terror plot'

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Tehran rejects Jordan's claims of Iranian 'terror plot'

Iran's Revolutionary Guard rejected claims that one of its intelligence officers who was arrested in Jordan, was planning a wave of bomb ...

Jordan foils 'Iran-backed' bomb attack

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Jordan foils 'Iran-backed' bomb attack

An Iraqi man is appearing before a state security court Monday after Jordanian authorities said they disrupted a large scale "terrorist" attack ...

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