Since the civil war in Syria began in 2011, much has changed in Jordan.
On December 6 last year, with a clear majority of votes, Jordan assumed its two-year seat at the UN Security Council (UNSC) for the third time in the organization’s history.
Khamenei has a new president and a new era to oversee. Analysis by Gareth Smyth*.
The Third District is representative of the growing gap between the rich and poor, or as commonly articulated by observers, the socio-economic gulf between the two Ammans: east and west
No discussion of Jordan these days is complete without allusion to the multiple factors working against attempts to revive its economy, but somehow the Kingdom keeps attracting the foreign capital it needs.
Iraq is a business paradox; one of the most dangerous places in the world, the country is also among the strongest economic magnets pulling in regional and international investors and other businesspeople.
“This is not considered freedom of speech; this is a violation of the Constitution. It is not a political statement, but an act of slander,”Minister of Political and Parliamentary Affairs Khaled Kalaldeh told the press.
The Israeli government dismissed the UN Human Rights Council’s investigation, claiming that its results were already “pre-determined”, accusing its head William Schabas of “anti-Israeli” sentiments.
“As the world's two largest economies, energy consumers and emitters of greenhouse gases, we have a special responsibility to lead the global effort against climate change,” US President Barack Obama told the press.