AQABA — The Aqaba Special Economic Zone Authority (ASEZA) on Wednesday closed down eight restaurants in the governorate for health violations, according to Mohannad Harara, ASEZA’s environment affairs and health monitoring commissioner.
Authorities were verifying the authenticity of a video recording released on Tuesday, in which the so-called Islamic State (IS) threatened to kill Jordanian pilot Muath Kasasbeh and Japanese hostage Kenji Goto if Jordan does not release convicted terrorist Sajida Rishawi within 24 hours.More...
The sons of deposed Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak were released from prison on Monday, security officials said, a move that could fuel tension after the violent anniversary on Sunday of the 2011 uprising that toppled the autocrat.More...
A blizzard swept across the northeastern United States on Tuesday, dropping as much as 60cm of snow across Massachusetts and Connecticut even as its impact on New York City fell short of dire predictions.More...
Saudi Arabia's new leadership will push forward efforts to diversify the growing but oil-dependent economy, while easing procedures for investors, senior officials said on Monday.More...
Hosts Australia rode two early strikes to a 2-0 victory over the United Arab Emirates that sent it into the Asian Cup final for a second successive tournament at a rain-soaked Newcastle Stadium on Tuesday.More...
Facebook, the world's most popular social network, and its Instagram photo site were interrupted temporarily Tuesday, provoking panic, rumours of a hack, and jokes of how more than one billion users were struggling to cope.More...
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