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Teachers association, deputies reach tentative deal

Just a few days before schools open their doors to students, MPs and the Jordan Teachers Association (JTA) on Thursday announced that they drafted a "tentative agreement" in a bid to end the ongoing open-ended strike by educators.
  • Gov’t amends law to punish ineligible fatwa issuers

    The government on Wednesday endorsed the 2014 amendments to the Iftaa (issuance of religious edicts) Law, holding accountable all those who issue fatwas when not recognised as authority. 

  • Ukrainian gov’t troops take over much of Luhansk

    After days of street battles and weeks of shelling, Ukrainian troops made significant gains Wednesday into rebel-held territory, capturing a large part of the city of Luhansk and nearly encircling Donetsk, the largest rebel-held city, in fighting that left at least 52 dead.

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Iraqi Christians find shelter in Jordan’s churches

Some 260 Iraqi Christians out of the thousands who were forced to.

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