Indonesia eliminate Jordan, join Qatar in last 8 of AFC U-23 Asian Cup

LONDON: Liverpool got back on track after a miserable week as a 3-1 win at Fulham kept their Premier League title bid alive, while Nottingham Forest launched an astonishing rant at the officiating in their 2-0 defeat against Everton on Sunday. Jurgen Klopp’s side crashed out of the Europa League quarterfinals against Atalanta on Thursday … Read more

Leaders of Jordan and Pakistan call UAE president to express concern about effects of severe storm

DUBAI: Lawyer Omar Ushari still remembers the hope that gripped Khartoum after the uprising that overthrew President Omar Bashir in 2019. Now, after a year of war between rival generals, much of the Sudanese capital lies in ruins.The 46-year-old, then detained for his activism, celebrated behind bars when Bashir was toppled in a palace coup.In … Read more

Qatar beat Jordan to reach last eight of 2024 AFC U23 Asian Cup

Kimmich header powers Bayern Munich past Arsenal and into Champions League final four MUNICH: Bayern Munich could yet crown a disappointing season with the Champions League title. Arsenal face the prospect of ending a promising season with no trophy. Joshua Kimmich’s header powered Bayern to a 1-0 win over Arsenal on Wednesday to reach the … Read more

Kings of Jordan, Bahrain discuss Arab cooperation on regional issues

AMMAN: Jordan’s King Abdullah II and Bahrain’s King Hamad bin Isa Al-Khalifa met in Aqaba on Wednesday to discuss Arab solidarity and coordination, the Jordan News Agency reported. The meeting highlighted the importance of the upcoming Arab League Summit, which opens in the Bahraini capital Manama on May 16, in the light of the challenges … Read more

Saudi Shoura Council speaker holds meetings during official trip to Jordan

RIYADH: In a world fixated on beauty and aesthetic perfection, Saudi artist Asrar Al-Qarni is boldly producing anti-aesthetic and unsettling art. Through her work, the 33-year-old challenges traditional notions of beauty and protests conformity. She compels viewers to confront uncomfortable truths and explore darker aspects of society. This unconventional approach to art can be seen … Read more

Jordan, Iraq and Lebanon reopen airspace after Iran attacks

JERUSALEM/DUBAI: Iran launched a swarm of explosive drones and fired missiles at Israel late on Saturday in its first ever direct attack on Israeli territory, risking a major escalation as the United States pledged “ironclad” backing for Israel.Sirens wailed and journalists in Israel said they heard distant heavy thuds and bangs from what local media … Read more

France, Egypt, Jordan leaders warn Israel against Rafah assault

BEIRUT: UN officials said on Monday that six months of conflict between the Israeli military and Hezbollah along the border between Israel and Lebanon must end, as they called for deescalation of the violence “while there is still space for diplomacy.” The appeal on Monday by the UN’s special coordinator for Lebanon, Joanna Wronecka, and … Read more

Jordan will not allow violence, only peaceful protests at Israel embassy: Public Security Directorate

DUBAI: Is there any hope for the children of Gaza amid the ongoing Israel-Hamas conflict, restrictions on aid access, and a looming famine in the north of the enclave? According to UN Children’s Fund spokesperson James Elder, who recently toured the length of Gaza, only an immediate ceasefire can turn the humanitarian situation around. Appearing … Read more

Jordan says Gaza ‘famine’ can be tackled quickly if Israel opens crossings

CAIRO: Jordanian Foreign Minister Ayman Safadi said on Saturday that “famine” in Gaza can be dealt with in a short time if Israel opened the land crossings for aid to enter. Safadi made the comments at a press conference with his Egyptian and French counterparts in Cairo. The UN and partners have warned that famine … Read more