A New York-based media watchdog says Jordan has failed to make good on pledges to protect journalists and arrest those behind a recent attack on the office of the French news agency. A spokesman for the Committee to Protect Journalists, Mohamed Abdel
Jordan's Information Minister Taher Adwan said Tuesday he has resigned in protest because of proposed laws he deemed restrictive for freedom of expression. I submitted my resignation today to Prime Minister Maaruf Bakhit in protest at a government
Reporting from Washington Senior U.S. diplomats have been dropping by the royal palace in Amman almost every week this spring to convince Jordanian King Abdullah II that democratic reform is the best way to quell the protests against his rule. But
Honorary Consul of the Dominican Republic in Amman Hamdan Ali Zraygat stressed the importance of the expected visit of President Leonel Fernandez to Jordan in enhancing bilateral ties at all levels. According to Jordan News Agency, Zraygat said that
King Abdullah II's efforts to navigate Jordan through the turmoil of the Arab Spring by slow-going reform and tactical retreats in the face of popular protests are failing to win over a public more willing than ever to question the institution of the
The prospects for Mideast peace are at the lowest point in years, King Abdullah of Jordan said this week in an interview with the Washington Post . I think, a very bad year for peace, Abdullah said, adding that "although we will continue to try to
Jun/16/11 Follow Israel news briefs on and In an interview with the Washington Post, King Abdullah II of Jordan said that he believed 2011 would turn out to be a very bad year for peace. Invariably when theres a status quo, usually what shakes
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