article 04 February 2016 UK, Jordan
Billions pledged for Syrian refugees as peace talks collapse

A London conference aims to raise over 6 billion to help Syria's neighbours provide for thousands of refugees. But in Geneva separate peace talks hoping to end the Syrian conflict collapse.

article 02 June 2015 World, Jordan
Prince Ali Bin Al Hussein (Reuters)
Sepp Blatter rival Prince Ali says human rights are vital

Talking to Channel 4 News after Sepp Blatter's resignation, Jordan's Prince Ali Bin Hussein - who stood against him for the Fifa presidency - says human rights are more important than anything else.

post 22 May 2015
Read more from Jonathan Rugman his blog With Syria and Iraq, there is no Plan B - and the omens are not good

It has been a bad week for the American-led "strategy" against militants from so-called Islamic State - a strategy with the US president himself views with great qualms and some reluctance.

article 16 February 2015 World, Jordan
Islamic State hostage takings - a timeline

The latest video of 21 Egyptians being beheaded in Libya is part of Islamic State's tactic to gain funding and spread fear through the threat of the knife.

article 10 February 2015 Politics, Jordan
Kayla Mueller's 'heartbreaking' letter before Syria death

Barack Obama confirms the death of Kayla Mueller, a US aid worker who had been held hostage by Islamic State militants.

article 08 February 2015 UK, Jordan
Should British Muslims follow 'values that we hold dear'?

Muslims demonstrating in Whitehall have challenged Prince Charles' comments over British Muslims abiding by British values.

article 07 February 2015 World, Jordan
Jordan's revenge: 60 airstrikes target Islamic State

Jordan carries out a third day of airstrikes against Islamic State targets as it "avenges" the murder of a Jordanian pilot who was burned to death by the jihadist group.

article 06 February 2015 World, Jordan
Jordan ramps up air strikes and vows to 'eradicate' IS

Jordanian air strikes on Islamic State group targets are "just the beginning" of its retaliation to the burning of captured pilot Moaz al-Kasasbeh.

article 04 February 2015 World, Jordan
Jordan executes two jihadists in response to pilot killing

Jordan hangs two convicted Iraqi jihadists in response to Islamic State's apparent killing of one of its fighter pilots, Muath al-Kasasbeh.