Jordan Now

Suspect in Hattar’s murder identified

AMMAN – The authorities on Sunday identified the alleged killer of Jordanian writer Nahed Hattar who was gunned down on the steps of the...

Preliminary election results announced, legislature makeup takes shape

  Independent Election Commission Chief Commissioner Khaled Kalaldeh holds a press conference at the Royal Cultural Centre in Amman on Thursday (Photo by Hassan Tamimi) AMMAN...

Names of winning candidates in Amman announced

Names of winning candidates in Amman announced Supporters of a candidate in Amman celebrate winning a seat in the Lower House on Wednesday night (Photo...

Around 1.5 million cast ballots in parliamentary elections

AMMAN — The voting process in the 2016 parliamentary elections ended at 8pm Tuesday and the counting of votes started in the first polls...

Amman residents express mixed feelings over Tuesday vote

Amman residents express mixed feelings over Tuesday vote AMMAN — Several residents of Amman on Sunday expressed various motivations for casting their ballots in Tuesday’s...

King meets with Kerry, Schwab as US visit starts

AMMAN — His Majesty King Abdullah started a working visit to New York on Sunday, where he met with US Secretary of State John...
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Mosul fight is already redrawing the map of northern Iraq

Mosul fight is already redrawing the map of northern Iraq QARQASHAH, Iraq — In the buildup to a long-awaited offensive on the city of Mosul,...

Turkey, pro-Kurd forces clash in north Syria — monitor, Kurds

KARKAMIS, Turkey — Turkish forces backed by tanks clashed with pro-Kurdish fighters in northern Syria Saturday as Ankara presses a four-day offensive aimed at...

Russia to work with US on response to Syria gas attacks...

United Nations — Russia will work with the United States on a response after UN investigators found that the Syrian regime had carried out...

Syria rebels backed by Turkey tanks ‘seize’ Daesh-held town

KARKAMIS, Turkey — Turkish tanks and hundreds of opposition fighters thrust deep inside Syrian territory on Wednesday in a lightning operation that within hours...

UN aid chief warns of ‘unparalleled’ catastrophe in Aleppo

UNITED NATIONS — The United Nations' top aid official voiced anger on Monday at world powers' inability to agree on a truce to allow...

Turkey’s Erdogan blames child bomber for attack that killed 51

GAZIANTEP, Turkey — At least 51 people were killed when a suicide bomber aged between 12 and 14 attacked a wedding party in the...
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Business & Economics

Microsoft unveils plan to buy LinkedIn for $26.2b

onday it signed a deal to acquire the professional social network LinkedIn for $26.2...

Hamza Bendelladj sentencing to begin in US court

  A sentencing hearing for Algerian hacker Hamza Bendelladj will start in the United States on Monday...

China’s economic cris is is coming

ming   China's new year headlines are all about the economy. Official plans call for slower growth...

Ex-UN General Assembly chief arrested over $1.3mn bribery scheme

A former UN General Assembly president has been charged in a $1.3 million bribery scheme...

‘Bubbles are all over the place’: Ron Paul speaks to RT on US economy & presidential race

The US 2016 presidential race is mass entertainment orchestrated by the media, three-time presidential candidate...