Prince Feisal (Photo:
August 18, 2017 - 16:31 GMT
The General Assembly for the Jordan Olympic Committee (JOC) has elected HRH Prince Feisal to serve another four-year term as its president, following an election held at Al Hussein Youth City, the Jordan Olympic Committee News Service announced on Wednesday.
Police intervened after Egyptian referee Ibrahim Nour El-Din was assaulted by players and technical staff.
August 16, 2017 - 17:39 GMT
The Union of Arab Football Associations (UAFA) has hit Jordanian club Al-Faisaly with heavy fines and lengthy suspensions after players and technical staff attacked the referee during the Arab Championship final in the Egyptian coastal city of Alexandria.
Detail from Ayham Jabr's
August 16, 2017 - 12:56 GMT
"Transition: Contemporary Art from the Middle East" will showcase the work of 38 modern Arab artists, and will include workshops
Most Jordanian women stayed away from the voting booth during recent elections
August 16, 2017 - 10:21 GMT
Despite the significance of their participation as candidates in the municipal councils and governorate councils, Jordanian women showed up in “weak” numbers to vote in Tuesday’s elections, according to official figures.
Unemployment among males in 2016 stood at 13.3 percent, while female unemployment reached a whopping 24.1 percent. (AFP/ File)
August 15, 2017 - 09:27 GMT
The unemployment rate in 2016 increased by 1.6 percent, reaching 15.3 percent.
Amman depicted in a drawing. (Babayuka /
August 14, 2017 - 10:43 GMT
The “Identity and the City” project is seeking to evolve the meaning and culture of Jordanian cities, allowing them to retain their identities while looking forward to the future.
With displacement crises lasting on average 20 years, entire generations of children are missing out on an education | Shutterstock.
August 13, 2017 - 15:18 GMT
Education is not only an internationally recognised right. It can also serve peace-building and conflict resolution objectives, countering some of the underlying causes of conflict through fostering inclusion, understanding of human rights and tolerance.
Ahmed Hegazi (Photo:
August 13, 2017 - 06:54 GMT
Egyptian defender Ahmed Hegazi scored a first-half header on his Premier League debut to give West Bromwich Albion a well-deserved 1-0 victory over Bournemouth at the Hawthorns on the opening day of their season.
From May 2017, a car bombing in Syria's Azaria (file photo)
August 12, 2017 - 11:10 GMT
A suicide bombing in southern Syria near Jordan's border killed more than 23 rebel fighters and injured dozens more on Friday, a monitoring group said.
The Jordan Squash Federation logo
August 10, 2017 - 12:07 GMT
The Jordan Squash Federation will host the 24th Asian Junior and Youth Squash Championships to be held at Al Hassan International Squash Centre from August 15-19, according to the Jordan Olympic Committee News Service.
Detail from one of Wedad Nasser's paintings. (Wedad Nasser)
August 10, 2017 - 09:21 GMT
Named after Iraqi artist Wedad Alorfali, Jordanian artist Wedad Al Nasser uses paint to talk about the horrors and traumas of being exiled from home.
Princess Haya Bint Al Hussein is daughter of His Majesty King Hussein of Jordan, who ruled the country until his passing in 1999, and is the half-sister of His Majesty King Abdullah II Ibn Al Hussein.
August 09, 2017 - 10:56 GMT
HRH Princess Haya Bint Al Hussein of Jordan talked this morning about the importance of talking about one’s illnesses and experiences.
The Jordan Football Association (JFA) logo
August 08, 2017 - 19:50 GMT
The Jordan Football Association (JFA) has issued a statement regretting the "out-of-line" behaviour of players and officials from Jordanian club Al-Faisaly in the final of the Arab Club Championship (ACC) in Alexandria on Sunday.
Jordan’s Al-Faisaly players pose for picture a head of football match against Tunis’s Esperance team in the Arab Club championship final match at Alexandria Stadium on August 6, 2017.
August 08, 2017 - 11:37 GMT
A number of Jordanian football fans arrested in Egypt following a match were released on Monday, Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Sabah Al Rafie told The Jordan Times.
Jordan’s Al-Faisaly players clash with Egyptian referee Ibrahem Nureldeen in the end of football match against Tunis’s Esperance team in the Arab Club championship final match at Alexandria Stadium on August 6, 2017.
August 07, 2017 - 17:57 GMT
Al-Faisaly football club has been handed a five-year ban from participating in the Arab Championship by the Union of Arab Football Associations...
People are after love, wealth and happiness. (file/photo)
August 07, 2017 - 17:27 GMT
The hashtag #اكتب_حلمك_في_تويته, meaning write your dream on twitter in Arabic, has been trending today in Jordan.