Topic: Kingdom of Jordan
In a region known for conservatism and conflict, the Middle East's only stand-up comedy festival, held in Jordan, showcases how to tell an Arab joke – while trying not to break taboos.
01/11/2010 12:40 pm
The US relaunches peace efforts in the Middle East conflict, this time apparently focusing right away on ‘final status’ issues.
01/08/2010 07:00 pm
Defne Bayrak, the Turkish wife of suspected Jordanian double agent Balawi, says she was shocked at the news of his suicide attack. She also said that while in Jordan, he wrote articles for jihad websites.
01/06/2010 05:03 pm
The death of Jordanian Army Capt. Sharif Ali bin Zeid alongside American CIA operatives in Afghanistan – and the fact that the attacker was a Jordanian double agent – has forced the US-Jordanian partnership into the open.
01/06/2010 04:11 pm
In the past week, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas have visited Egypt. Egyptian officials are scheduled to visit Washington this week.
01/05/2010 12:25 pm
British politician George Galloway, American Holocaust survivor Hedy Epstein, and dozens of protesters in Cairo started hunger strikes this week to protest the fact that Egypt is blocking them from visiting Gaza to mark the anniversary of last year's war.
12/29/2009 09:44 am
Foreign interests buy up cheap agricultural land across Africa to grow tomorrow’s food. But will any of it benefit Africans?
12/17/2009 11:01 am
Muslim women who want equal rights are turning to Islam’s primary authority – the Koran. It’s a smart strategy.
12/11/2009 02:25 pm
Stuart Gibson circles the globe to help endangered museums undergo rebirth.
12/07/2009 12:00 am
It won't be easy, but President Obama must hold Israel to account, both for the two-state solution and the safety of US troops around the world.
11/24/2009 12:00 am