Relatives of victims in ‘Dead Sea tragedy’ wait outside al-Bashir Hospital’s morgue in Amman. At least 21 people, most of them schoolchildren, were killed in flash floods in Jordan, according to the emergency services, in what a government newspaper dubbed a “Tragedy at the Dead Sea”.
Set atop a mosque in the south of Amman, dozens of shimmering solar panels reflect a growing trend in the resource-poor desert kingdom as it tries combat its heavy reliance on imported energy.
Hiba Zayadin, the acting Saudi researcher at Human Rights Watch, gives an interview in Amman on women’s rights in Saudi Arabia following the lifting of the driving-ban for women.
Despite Jordanian Prime Minister Hani Mulki stepping down, thousands of Jordanians continue to demonstrate over IMF-backed austerity measures in the capital Amman.
People protest in the Jordanian capital Amman, waving flags and chanting slogans, over IMF-backed austerity measures including a proposed income tax law that have sparked a week of angry demonstrations.
Jordanians continue to protest in Amman after the resignation of Prime Minister Hani Mulki, demanding “real economic reform”.
Jordanian street and market vendors in Amman react to high unemployment, low salaries, and rising prices prior to the resignation of the Jordanian prime minister. Demonstrations have rocked the capital Amman and several other cities after the government adopted a draft income tax law and announced new price hikes based on recommendations by the International Monetary Fund.
At a hospital in Amman, Doctors without Borders is providing war-wounded patients with an innovative helping hand, using revolutionary 3D technology to design and print custom-made prosthetic limbs.
Dreadlocked university student Suhaib Attar clutches a can of spray paint as he sets to work on the latest gloomy corner of Jordan’s capital that he has turned into his canvas. AN AFPTV VOICED REPORT (WEB)
Protesters gathered in Amman on Friday to condemn Donald Trump’s decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. US President Donald Trump’s December 6 announcement that he would break with decades of American policy and move his embassy to Jerusalem has stirred international condemnation, as well as protests across the Palestinian territories and Arab world.