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Jordan sentences former adviser to 15 years in jail over alleged plot

AMMAN: A Jordanian court sentenced a former royal chief adviser, Bassem Awadallah, and minor royal to 15 years in jail for their involvement in an alleged plot to bring a deposed crown prince to power instead of the king. The

Jordan king’s half-brother under ‘house arrest’ in security sweep

AMMAN: A top former Jordanian royal aide was among several suspects arrested on Saturday in a security sweep, as the army cautioned a half-brother of King Abdullah against damaging the country’s security. Videos posted online showed a heavy police deployment

President Alvi confers award on Jordan’s military chief

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan has awarded its second-highest civilian medal to Jordan’s military chief, who is in Islamabad on an official visit. President Dr Arif Alvi has conferred Hilal-e-Imtiaz (Military) on Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff of Jordanian Armed Forces,

Jordan fire claims lives of 13 Pakistani nationals

AMMAN: Thirteen Pakistanis have died due to the fire erupted in a farming estate in the Jordan Valley. Jordan’s civil defense confirmed the news that the fire broke out in folded iron sheds in the village of al-Shuna al-Janobia. According

Govt committed to combating stunting, child malnutrition: PM

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan on Thursday said that the government is fully committed to combat the issue of malnutrition in Pakistan. The premier was talking to Princess Sarah Zeid of Jordan and World Food Programme’s Special Adviser on Mother

Special Adviser to WFP Princess of Jordan to visit Pakistan

ISLAMABAD: The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) will host the visit of Her Royal Highness Princess Sarah Zeid of Jordan along with representatives from the Islamic Development Bank, from 26-29 November. In her role as a special adviser to