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Gunmen open fire on bus in Jordan’s Petra area, no injuries

Saturday, 24 August 2019

Unidentified gunmen opened fire on a bus carrying tourist guides near Jordan’s ancient city of ......

Activist combats social stigma of people with disabilities in Jordan

Tuesday, 23 April 2019

Aya Aghabi does not take no for an answer as she defies the odds of being a person with a disability ......

Flash floods in Jordan kill nine people

Friday, 09 November 2018

Nine people were killed on Friday in Jordan after torrential rains swept across several parts of the ......

Why the Middle East stays pretty cool in the hot summer months

Wednesday, 13 July 2016

Summer in the Middle East can be intense. While the heat is nothing to take lightly, the season is ......

Petra news agency hacked, attributes false comments to Saudi Prince

Tuesday, 14 June 2016

Hackers attacked Jordan's state-owned news agency, Petra, late on Monday night and published false ......

Archaeologist points to hidden monument in Jordan’s Petra

Saturday, 11 June 2016

Satellite and drone images have led to a new discovery in the ancient city of Petra - a massive ......

Jordan boosts animal welfare at famed Petra tourist site

Tuesday, 10 May 2016

Stables and a clinic have been installed at Jordan's famous Petra tourist site for overworked and ......

Pilot killed in crash of Jordanian police helicopter

Wednesday, 03 February 2016

Jordan's state news agency Petra says a helicopter of the Public Security Department crashed during ......

Picture of Petra on Israeli tour ad by U.S. group irks Jordanians

Thursday, 10 September 2015

A U.S. evangelical group has irked Jordanians - including the Arab country’s tourism ministry ......

Ancient Petra sees few visitors as Jordan tourism declines

Monday, 30 March 2015

It's high season in Petra, an ancient city hewn from rose-colored rock and Jordan's biggest tourist ......

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