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 King of Jordan Abdullah II bin al-Hussein and President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev
Nazarbayev meets King of Jordan Abdullah II in Astana

President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev has met with the King of Jordan Abdullah II bin al-Hussein in Astana.

Nazarbayev meets King of Jordan Abdullah II in Astana
Photo courtesy of the Senate Parliament press office
King of Jordan Abdullah II invited to Congress of World Religions in Astana

The King of Jordan Abdullah II has been invited to the 5th Congress of World and Traditional Religions in Astana, Kazakhstan.

King of Jordan Abdullah II invited to Congress of World Religions in Astana
Ban Ki-moon condemns Jordan pilot kidnapping
Ban Ki-moon condemns Jordan pilot kidnapping

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon expressed his "concern" over a Jordanian pilot captured by the Islamic State jihadist group after his plane went down in Syria.

Ban Ki-moon condemns Jordan pilot kidnapping
Bulat Sarsenbayev, Azamat Berdybay, Askar Shokybayev. Photo © tengrinews
Nazarbayev appoints ambassadors to India, Jordan and Qatar

President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev has appointed new ambassadors to India, Jordan and Qatar.

Nazarbayev appoints ambassadors to India, Jordan and Qatar
Kerry to make trip to build coalition against Islamic State
Kerry to make trip to build coalition against Islamic State

John Kerry is to set off on a trip to Jordan and Saudi Arabia as part of efforts to build an international coalition to counter Islamic State militants.

Kerry to make trip to build coalition against Islamic State
King Abdullah II and Nursultan Nazarbayev. Photo © Ministry of Foreing Affairs of Kazakhstan
Nazarbayev and Abdullah II discuss cooperation between Kazakhstan and Jordan

President Nazarbayev has discussed prospects and development of bilateral cooperation with the King of Jordan Abdullah II.

Nazarbayev and Abdullah II discuss cooperation between Kazakhstan and Jordan
King of Jordan on official visit in Astana
King of Jordan on official visit in Astana

King of Jordan Abdullah II and Crown Prince of Jordan Hussein bin Al Abdullah arrived to Astana on an official visit on June 19.

King of Jordan on official visit in Astana
Jordan's Prince Zeid al-Hussein. Photo courtesy of wikipedia.org
Jordanian prince becomes UN's next rights chief

The UN General Assembly Monday approved the nomination of Jordan's Prince Zeid al-Hussein as the next human rights chief, making him the first Muslim and Arab to hold the post.

Jordanian prince becomes UN's next rights chief
Pope begins Middle East 'pilgrimage' in Jordan
Pope begins Middle East 'pilgrimage' in Jordan

Pope Francis arrives in Jordan Saturday at the start of a Middle East tour aiming to boost ties with Muslims and Jews as well as easing an age-old rift within Christianity itself.

Pope begins Middle East 'pilgrimage' in Jordan
Fawaz Aitan. Photo courtesy of jordantimes.com
Jordan ambassador kidnapped in Libya last month now free: TV

The Jordanian ambassador to Libya, Fawaz Aitan, who was kidnapped in Tripoli last month, has been freed, state television in the North African country said on Tuesday.

Jordan ambassador kidnapped in Libya last month now free: TV
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Ridiculous goal: Syrian heel-scores from 30 yards

28 y.o striker sent a pass on the volley with his heel and into the net from 30 yards.

Ridiculous goal: Syrian heel-scores from 30 yards
Israel, Jordan, Palestinians to sign Red Sea-Dead Sea deal
Israel, Jordan, Palestinians to sign Red Sea-Dead Sea deal

Representatives of Israel, Jordan and the Palestinians will on Monday sign a "historic" agreement to link the Red Sea with the shrinking Dead Sea, an Israeli minister said.

Israel, Jordan, Palestinians to sign Red Sea-Dead Sea deal
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Oxfam launches '12 Days of Giving' for Syria refugees

International aid agency Oxfam on Tuesday launched a "12 Days of Giving" appeal to help destitute Syrian refugee families in Jordan and Lebanon survive the region's harsh winter months.

Oxfam launches '12 Days of Giving' for Syria refugees
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Jordanians fret over 'dangerous' nuclear plan

Jordan's plan to build its first nuclear plant with Russian help has stirred fresh fears and suspicions as experts called for the "dangerous" and "illogical" project to be abandoned.

Jordanians fret over 'dangerous' nuclear plan
Ivan Dychko. Photo courtesy of olympic.kfb.kz
Boxing: Kazakhstan's boxers win 7 gold medals at Asian Championship

Kazakhstan national boxing team won the first place at the 27th edition of the Men's Asian Amateur Boxing Championship.

Boxing: Kazakhstan's boxers win 7 gold medals at Asian Championship
Jordan vows 'credibility' as Britain sends Abu Qatada home
Jordan vows 'credibility' as Britain sends Abu Qatada home

Jordan on Sunday vowed "credibility and transparency" in dealing with radical Islamist cleric Abu Qatada after Britain deported him to Amman to face terror charges.

Jordan vows 'credibility' as Britain sends Abu Qatada home
World rights groups say Jordan trying to censor online media
World rights groups say Jordan trying to censor online media

International rights groups and media freedom defenders expressed concern on Wednesday about a recent Jordanian government decision to block unlicensed local news websites saying it was a censorship attempt.

World rights groups say Jordan trying to censor online media
Jordan can protect itself from Syria war threats: king
Jordan can protect itself from Syria war threats: king

King Abdullah II vowed Sunday to protect Jordan from the war in Syria, after the United States announced its warplanes and missiles will remain in the kingdom at the end of military exercises.

Jordan can protect itself from Syria war threats: king
Jordanians feel the heat as more Syrians flee
Jordanians feel the heat as more Syrians flee

Jordan, already straining from hosting hundreds of thousands of Syrian refugees, is increasingly feeling the heat from its own citizens who are fed up with the growing influx.

Jordanians feel the heat as more Syrians flee
Abbas confirms Jordan as custodian of Jerusalem holy sites
Abbas confirms Jordan as custodian of Jerusalem holy sites

Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas signed a deal with King Abdullah II on Sunday confirming Jordan's historic role as custodian of the holy sites in Jerusalem.

Abbas confirms Jordan as custodian of Jerusalem holy sites