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

14 April, 2016

Jordan is stepping up restrictions on the mainstream Muslim Brotherhood in favour of a pro-government faction, citing the group's recent 'clandestine' activities, but the Brotherhood vows to fight back 'underground'.

Price hikes cancelled: Did Jordan just avert mass riots?

09 December, 2015

Analysis: Jordan's government has reversed a controversial price increase for cooking and heating gas, but activists say the move has reinvigorated a popular movement dormant since 2012.

Jordan rejects Netanyahu visit in bid to save face

22 October, 2015

Analysis: Amman has reportedly shunned a bilateral meeting with the Israeli prime minister, but officials may still meet Netanyahu with representatives of other nations.

New York-inspired 'Humans of Amman' comes into focus

16 September, 2015

Feature: The photoblog "Humans of New York" encouraged Jordan-based Ali Alhasani to start capturing everyday life in his city, building a creative space and publishing a book along the way.

Protests outside Israeli embassy in Amman over al-Aqsa incursion

16 September, 2015

On Tuesday evening, activists rallied outside Israel's embassy in Jordan's capital Amman, demanding the government expel the ambassador and cut ties with Israel over its ongoing violations at al-Aqsa

Jordan fears 'sleeper cells' among Syrian refugees

10 September, 2015

Analysis: Jordan has tightened security measures in dealing with Syrian refugees, in fear of infiltration by armed groups.

Jordan Security Court sentences suspects in 'Hamas Cell' case

28 July, 2015

Jordan's State Security Court on Tuesday passed sentences against those accused in the so called 'Hamas Cell' case ranging from one to 15 years in jail.

Jordan security chiefs sacked in backlash against heavy-handed crackdown

20 May, 2015

Analysis: The resignation of the interior minister and sacking of senior security officials is being seen as a way to defuse popular anger at a bungled security operation.

Curtains come down on Amman's cinemas

11 May, 2015

Feature: In the past, police were called to control crowds flocking to Amman's downtown picture houses. But dwindling crowds have forced many to close.

A road to nowhere: Jordan's uprising

19 April, 2015

Feature: In April 1989, the people of the town of Maan in Jordan demanded change. Although their call echoed throughout the country, 26 years later, little has changed.

Jordan: Help for Haftar's army

13 April, 2015

General Haftar arrives in Amman for talks on Jordan's involvement in restructuring his forces.

Yemeni patients stranded in Jordan

09 April, 2015

As the conflict rages on in Yemen, civilians who travelled to Jordan for medical treatment struggle to return to their country after airlines suspend flights.

Mohammad al-Fadilat
Mohammad al-Fadilat

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