RISHAD SAAM MEHTA
It was a lovely day with a perfect mild summer's morning, a bracing breeze coming off the Dead Sea and deep blue skies with puffy white clouds — the kind that are more decorative than rain-bearing.
I walked down to the Dead Sea in Jordan, dressed in my swimming trunks...
Jordan battles to regain 'priceless' Christian relics
29 March 11 06:30
By Robert Pigott
BBC News religious affairs correspondent
They could be the earliest Christian writing in existence, surviving almost 2,000 years in a Jordanian...
Jordan's King Abdullah II ousts prime minister, cabinet
in wake of mass protests
By Joel Greenberg
Tuesday, February 1, 2011; 9:10 AM
AMMAN, JORDAN - Jordan's King Abdullah II on Tuesday dismissed Prime Minister Samir Rifai and his cabinet after widespread protests by crowds of people...
Warily watching the Arab revolt
By David Ignatius
Thursday, January 27, 2011; 8:00 PM
It's a sign of the times that some Arab journalists attending the gathering of international power brokers here were spending their free time scanning Twitter messages about...
Reuters - Jordan has banned Saddam Hussein's new novel on the grounds the tale of an Arab tribesman who defeats a foreign intruder
could hurt relations between the two countries, censors and the publisher said on Sunday...