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Hundreds have been arrested in Jordan as protestors take to the streets to mark ten years since the Arab Spring uprisings.

As the first country to start inoculating refugees against the coronavirus disease, Jordan is running its vaccination plan despite it struggles to obtain sufficient vaccine supplies.

Jordanian police suppress anti-lockdown protests using tear gas

The New Arab Staff

Jordanian police suppress anti-lockdown protests using tear gas

Hundreds protesters marched onto central Amman on Tuesday evening calling for an end to emergency Covid-19 legislation and for the government to resign

Jordan protesters hold more demonstrations after Covid-19 deaths outrage

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Jordan protesters hold more demonstrations after Covid-19 deaths outrage

Jordanian protesters reportedly chanted anti-government slogans and demanded an end of coronavirus restrictions.

Jordanian police arrest teachers protesting union's forced closure

The New Arab Staff

Jordanian police arrest teachers protesting union's forced closure

Jordanian police have arrested teachers peacefully protesting last year's dissolution of the Jordanian Teachers Syndicate in the city of ...

The New Arab Staff

Jordan becomes first country to vaccinate refugees

Jordan has vaccinated its first refugee and intends to include all those living in the country in its vaccine programme.

The New Arab Staff

Jordan's Covid-19 outbreak sees refugee families struggling to survive

Jordan has witnessed a massive increase in Covid-19 cases.

Victoria Silva

Jordan's parliamentary elections: New challenges, old expectations

In-depth: Amid a raging pandemic, campaign restrictions have allowed a new generation of candidates to enter the fray. For most Jordanians, ...

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Jordan should free teachers held after protests: HRW

Human Rights Watch has called on Jordan to release all teachers arrested in a crackdown on their trade union.

Jordan arrests 1,000 teachers in crackdown on trade union

The New Arab Staff

Jordan arrests 1,000 teachers in crackdown on trade union

In the past few weeks the Jordanian government has launched a campaign members of the country's largest teachers' union.

The New Arab Staff

Jordan police attack teachers protesting pay cuts

Jordanian police attacked teachers for protesting against the government not honouring a pay bonus.

Jordan teachers protest after arrest of union leaders

The New Arab Staff

Jordan teachers protest after arrest of union leaders

Thousands of public sector workers took to the streets across Jordan on Saturday evening to protest the arrest of leaders from the teachers ...

HRW slams Jordan's detention of Teachers Syndicate leaders

The New Arab Staff

HRW slams Jordan's detention of Teachers Syndicate leaders

Jordan has cracked down on a teachers union after the threat of strikes.

Jordan's independent music scene turns crisis into opportunity

Victoria Silva

Jordan's independent music scene turns crisis into opportunity

Independent artists in Jordan are finding ways to overcome the challenges of lockdown as coronavirus wreaks havoc on the global music industry.

Jordan sentences middle-aged rapist of 7-year-old girl to death

The New Arab

Jordan sentences middle-aged rapist of 7-year-old girl to death

A man in his forties found guilty of tricking and raping a 7-year-old girl on her way home from school will be hung to death, Jordan's supreme ...

Paul McLoughlin

Can Gulf supply chains cope with the coronavirus crisis?

The Gulf appears immune to the panic buying engulfing Europe and North America.

The New Arab

Thousands of Jordanians leave hotel quarantine

Security forces were seen handing out flowers to those leaving the hotel, where they were quarantined for 14 days.

The New Arab

Jordan's Irbid under total lockdown after surge in cases

Irbid's quarantine is the most stringent measure yet taken by the government, which has already implemented of host of unprecedented ...

The New Arab

Jordan says 2 dead in prison riot over coronavirus

Jordan is not the first country to witness prison riots over banned visits due to the coronavirus pandemic. Similar events killed 12 inmates in ...

Lebanon details IS drone plot on US embassy

The New Arab

Lebanon details IS drone plot on US embassy

Details of an IS attempt to attack the US embassy in Beirut with a DIY drone reveal blunders and miscommunications that led to the arrests of 21 ...

The New Arab

Protests erupt in Jordan against Trump's Middle East deal

Cities across Jordan erupted in protest against Trump's plan to end the Israel-Palestine conflict, calling for an end to the Israel-Jordan peace ...

AFC clash shows Palestine's footballing development

Uri Levy

AFC clash shows Palestine's footballing development

No AFC Cup match had ever been played in the occupied Palestinian territories, until Jordanian champions Al-Wehdat this week took on Palestine's ...

Jordan warns against imitating France's 'yellow vests' amid protests

The New Arab

Jordan warns against imitating France's 'yellow vests' amid protests

Hundreds of people protested in Jordan's capital on Thursday against the government's planned tax increases and high youth unemployment.

Jordan price hike protests intensify with clashes breaking out

The New Arab & agencies

Jordan price hike protests intensify with clashes breaking out

Protests have gripped Jordan since Wednesday, when hundreds flooded the streets of Amman and demonstrated in other cities - some demanding the ...

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