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Jordanian students and teachers are rising to the challenge of the coronavirus lockdown, adapting to online learning and providing education for vulnerable communities.

Israeli TV show Fauda has come back for a third season, but this time it is focusing on punishing toll paid by "innocents".

Thousands of Jordanians leave hotel quarantine

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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.

Jordan's Irbid under total lockdown after surge in cases

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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 ...

Why we need to talk about othering and belonging

Zarqa Parvez

Why we need to talk about othering and belonging

Comment: It's high time we abandoned the 'us' and 'them' paradigm in favour of a more inclusive approach, writes Zarqa Parvez.

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Flooding in Sudan's capital ravages more than 1,000 homes

The Sudanese Professionals' Association has said that more than 1,300 homes were damaged or destroyed by flooding in Khartoum's southern outskirts.

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Schoolchildren among dead in Jordan flash floods

Most of the casualties so far were pupils aboard a school bus that was washed away by a mudslide.

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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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The Palestinians shot dead by Israeli forces in Gaza

These are the Palestinians killed by Israeli live fire on Tuesday, as they protested against the move of the US embassy.

'The only solution to the Nakba is return'

Jaclynn Ashly

'The only solution to the Nakba is return'

In-depth: The bloody legacy of Israel's creation continues to be felt by refugee families, writes Jaclynn Ashly.

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Jordan says it foiled a 'massive' IS-linked terror plot

Jordan's intelligence say they have foiled a plan by IS militants for simultaneous attacks on military installations, shopping centres and other ...

Jordan plans new city near Amman to ease overcrowding

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Jordan plans new city near Amman to ease overcrowding

Jordan has announced plans to build a new city east of the capital Amman to ease overcrowding and traffic congestion.

Who killed Naji al-Ali, Palestine's most beloved artist?

Suzan Quitaz

Who killed Naji al-Ali, Palestine's most beloved artist?

Exclusive: British police are renewing their investigation into the assassination of Naji al-Ali, the creator of Handala, 30 years after his ...

Brotherhood of Amman: This week in Middle East football

Uri Levy

Brotherhood of Amman: This week in Middle East football

Blog: Al-Faisaly won the Jordanian Pro League this weekend, as Bahrain's giants crumbled and Al-Hilal took a victory lap in Riyadh, reports Uri ...

Palestinians protest against Israel's 'quiet mosques' bill

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Palestinians protest against Israel's 'quiet mosques' bill

Hundreds of Palestinians within Israel and the Gaza Strip demonstrated on Friday against a bill to limit the volume of calls to prayer at ...

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Muslim Brotherhood set for return to Jordan parliament

Results of Jordan's general election began to trickle in on Thursday morning with the influential Muslim Brotherhood-aligned party set to return to parliament as a significant opposition force.

Sarah el-Deeb

In Aleppo, besieged residents convinced truce will not last

Residents in rebel-held districts of Aleppo have a reprieve from the incessant bombings by government warplanes. They have a promise of an end ...

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Eight rights activists detained by Sudan

Eight human rights activists have been detained by Sudan's National Intelligence and Security Service for over a week, Amnesty International ...

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Jordan: Clashes erupt between security forces and extremists

Deadly clashes erupted on Tuesday evening between Jordanian security forces and Salafi-Jihadists in the northern Jordanian city of Irbid ...

Jordan might end law allowing rapists to marry victims

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Jordan might end law allowing rapists to marry victims

The Jordanian government is discussing proposed amendments to the Penal Code to repeal articles that allow rapists to escape punishment by ...

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Jordan detains top Salafist cleric months after his release

Jordan, which has a complex approach to the Salafist-Jihadist movement and is fighting its own war against Islamic State, arrested radical ...

Jordanians call for end to peace treaty with Israel

AAAJ and agencies

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 ...

Islamic State 'kills own Jordanian commander'

Mohammad Fadilat

Islamic State 'kills own Jordanian commander'

The Islamic State group (IS) has reportedly executed senior Jordanian commander Saad al-Hunaiti for 'disobeying orders', fighters from Nusra ...

Jordan economy hit by IS takeover of Anbar

Yanal Nawaf al-Baroumai

Jordan economy hit by IS takeover of Anbar

Feature: The loss of much of Iraq’s Anbar province to the Islamic State group has cost Jordan a major export route and is a significant blow to ...

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