Gulf Times - Jordan
Jordan hosts new round of Yemeni talks

Jordan hosts new round of Yemeni talks

The Jordanian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates announced on Saturday that Amman will host next week a new meeting between representatives of the Yemeni government and the Houthis ...

UN chief welcomes Amir’s initiative to support refugees

UN chief welcomes Amir’s initiative to support refugees

The United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has welcomed the initiative announced by His Highness the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani to allocate $50mn to support Syrian refugees and displaced persons in Lebanon, Jordan, Turkey and Syria

Amir meets Interior Ministers of Jordan, Turkey

Amir meets Interior Ministers of Jordan, Turkey

His Highness the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani met the Minister of Interior of Turkey Suleyman Soylu and Jordanian Interior Minister Sameer Ibrahim al-Mubaidain ...

2 babies die at camp for displaced on Syria-Jordan border: UN

2 babies die at camp for displaced on Syria-Jordan border: UN

Two babies have died of illness in the past week at a camp for displaced people on the Syrian border with Jordan, the United Nations children's agency UNICEF said Thursday.

Floods in Jordan kill 11, force tourists to flee Petra

Floods in Jordan kill 11, force tourists to flee Petra

Flash floods killed 11 people in Jordan and forced nearly 4,000 tourists to flee the famed ancient desert city of Petra, emergency services said on Saturday.

UN aid convoy reaches Syrian refugee camp near Jordan border

UN aid convoy reaches Syrian refugee camp near Jordan border

A UN convoy carrying much-needed humanitarian assistance arrived Saturday at a refugee camp in the Syrian desert near the Jordanian border, a war monitor reported.

UN aid trucks reach remote Rukban camp in Syria

UN aid trucks reach remote Rukban camp in Syria

A United Nations aid convoy on Saturday reached the Rukban refugee camp in Syria, next to the border with Jordan, where thousands of people are stranded in the desert, a member of the camp's local council said.

With border open, Jordanians visit Syria for first time in years

With border open, Jordanians visit Syria for first time in years

Jordanians are flocking to the Syrian capital Damascus for the first time in years for tourism and trade after the reopening of a border crossing that had been closed through years of war.

European Commission calls for Jordan to be involved in Syria's negotiations

European Commission calls for Jordan to be involved in Syria's negotiations

The European Commission called for Jordan to be involved in the negotiations to end the conflict in Syria.

Evacuated Syrian White Helmets leave Jordan for western countries

Evacuated Syrian White Helmets leave Jordan for western countries

Hundreds of members of the White Helmets - a volunteer Syrian search and rescue organization - who were evacuated to Jordan are now on their way to be resettled in western countries, Jordan's Foreign Ministry said on Wednesday.

Syria approves UN aid delivery to remote camp on Jordan

Syria approves UN aid delivery to remote camp on Jordan

The Syrian government gave approval for the UN to deliver aid next week to thousands of civilians stranded near a US garrison on the Jordanian-Syrian border, aid workers and camp officials said on Wednesday.

Jordan reopens main border post with Syria after 3 years

Jordan reopens main border post with Syria after 3 years

Jordan on Monday reopened its main border crossing with war-torn Syria, a key Middle East trade route, after a three year closure, an AFP photographer reported.