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Saturday 10 June 2023 Dublin: 11°C

# Jordan

This year
# Palestine
Israeli politician sparks outrage by saying Palestinians don't exist
Smotrich had already faced international rebuke in early March after calling for a Palestinian town in the occupied West Bank to be ‘wiped out’.
# Palestine
Palestinians in West Bank count cost of unprecedented settler rampage
Hundreds of troops were sent in a day after the fatal shooting of two Israelis in the West Bank triggered a settler rampage in a Palestinian town.
# West Bank
Jordan to host Israeli-Palestinian talks today as violence spirals
The talks come only days after 11 Palestinians were killed in a gun battle on Wednesday.
All time
# court hearing
Former glamour model Katie Price tells bankruptcy hearing she has 'lost everything'
Price also told the court her son Harvey had been admitted to intensive care.
'Irrepressible' Larmour shines for Ireland with man-of-the-match display
The 22-year-old shone at fullback in a big win over Samoa.
# refugee programme
Garda mission to refugee camp on Syrian border cancelled at 'eleventh hour' due to overtime pay dispute
A team of eight gardaí and two sergeants was due to fly out last Friday where it would interview hundreds of refugees.
# Jordan
Lightning Larmour backed by Ireland to step up at 15 against Pumas
‘When you see the way he goes about preparing for a game, you have a lot of confidence that he’ll deliver.’
# Rescued
Hundreds of White Helmets rescued in face of Syria advance
Jordan’s foreign ministry announced in a statement that the kingdom received 422 Syrian citizens.
# resettlement
Syria: Hundreds of 'White Helmets' members evacuated to Jordan in Israeli operation
The White Helmets members and their families will be resettled in Britain, Canada and Germany.
Simon Coveney in Jordan: '80,000 live in Zaatari refugee camp. That's the same population as Galway City'
‘Children are growing up in Zaatari refugee camp having never known any other home,’ writes Tánaiste and Foreign Affairs Minister Simon Coveney.
# Organ Donation
Remember Myles? A kidney transplant has changed his life
‘Ordinary people get to do extraordinary things.’
# Jordan
Lab providing affordable prosthetics for people who've lost limbs fighting Islamic State
It has also benefited people born with deformities.
# Negotiations
Mike Pence says US would support two-state solution between Palestine and Israel
Pence is on the first leg of a three-country tour that includes stops in Jordan and Israel.
# heightened tensions
Security guard shoots dead two men at Israeli embassy in Jordan
One man attacked the guard with a screwdriver.
# Karak
Canadian woman among seven killed in attack at Jordan tourist attraction
The shootings took place in Karak, a tourist destination known for one of the biggest Crusader castles in the region.
# Nahed Hattar
Writer who was facing charges for disrespecting Islam shot dead outside court
Nahed Hattar was charged with inciting sectarian strife and insulting Islam.
# finding home
"When you go down the streets, everyone smiles at you": Syrian refugee families settle in the US
10,000 Syrian refugees have been resettled in the country.
# Jordan
Court clears way for deportation of man accused of being Isil's “main recruiter” in Ireland
He claims he was tortured in Jordan during the 1990s due to his political activities and fears being tortured if returned there.
# Courts
Alleged Islamic State recruiter has his deportation challenge dismissed
The man had been trying to prevent his deportation to Jordan.
# top top performance
Harry Redknapp makes successful return to management with 8-0 drubbing
But a bigger task awaits his Jordan side with a World Cup qualifier away to Australia on Tuesday.
# Terrorism
Widow of man killed in terrorist attack sues Twitter for spreading Islamic State's message
Twitter said its rules make it clear that the promotion of terrorism deserves no place on Twitter.
# rampage
Policeman kills Americans and South African in Jordan shooting spree
At least 11 people were shot in the attack at a police training centre outside Amman.
# priceless
Katie Price was in The George last night and put on a helluva show
Queen Katie, we bow down…
# Maaz al-Kassasbeh
'We will eradicate them' - Jordan launches full assault on Islamic State after hostage killing
The state says it is going after Isis “with everything that we have “.
# islamic state
Jordan executes two prisoners after jihadists burn fighter pilot alive in a cage
The country had promised an “earth-shattering” response to the death of the 26-year-old.
# al-kassabeh
Jordanian pilot held hostage by Islamic State 'burned alive'
The video appears to show Maaz al-Kassasbeh locked in a metal cage.
# Ransom
Jordan demanding proof pilot is still alive before handing over female jihadist
The bargaining is taking place in public between Jordan and ISIS.
# Hostage
Pilot captured after Islamic State shoots down coalition jet for the first time
It is believed a heat-seeking missile shot down the warplane.
# Let's be Frank
Frank Stapleton announced as new Jordan assistant manager
The former Irish international joins Ray Wilkins’ coaching team.
Obama warns that Iraqi extremists could destabalise other countries
The US President has said the unrest in Iraq could spill over in other countries such as Jordan.
# Syria
Faces of War: Syrian children make the most of makeshift homes
The real lives behind the civil war which the world barely notices.
# bon voyage
Pope Francis won't be using bulletproof vehicles on his visit to the Middle East
The visit is aimed at boosting ties with Muslims and Jews.
# all about the benjamins
How Jordan hopes that a brief visit from Pope Francis will help bring in the money
(Even though he’s only going to be there for a few hours).
Spread of MERS virus prompts international emergency talks
The World Health Organisation is to hold a meeting due to the rising number of cases in several countries.
# where was miriam?
Jordanian TV debate gets so angry, the panellists destroy the studio
How about that, Prime Time?
# splitsville
Katie Price announces her third divorce on Twitter
The news comes only days after the glamour model announced she was pregnant.
# Ouch
Prime Minister has a go at golf... and accidentally nails photographer in crotch
# Distraction
Shakespeare and King Lear are helping Syrian children in Jordan
“When I first came here, children were using the language of war… tanks, bullets and bombs. But that has changed now. To me, this is an achievement.”
# Jordan McLoughlin
Can you help? This 15-year-old from Cobh has been missing for over 48 hours
Jordan McLoughlin was last seen at around 10pm on Wednesday.
# Syria
Europe pledges an extra €30 million to help Syrians in need
According to the United Nations, about nine million people require assistance in the war-torn country.