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Jordan’s ‘house arrested’ former crown prince Hamzah bin Hussein signs allegiance letter to king

Jordan’s former crown prince Hamzah bin Hussein has signed a letter to indicate that he is ready to be “of help and support” to his half-brother, King Abdullah II, and the crown prince. The announcement follows Jordan’s Deputy Prime Minister Ayman Safadi’s accusation over the weekend that Hamzah was plotting to “destabilize” the country. On […]

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5-year-old boy dies, 826 poisoned after eating meat with bacteria

A five-year-old boy died and 826 people taken to hospital after the first cases of food poisoning were detected in the Ain al-Bashra area of north-west Amman on Monday evening, health officials said. All of them ate at a restaurant outside Jordan’s capital, Amman, reports said. The restaurant had been offering cut-price shawarmas, the rotisserie […]