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Complete details about Jordan in Asia with capital city Amman

Country NameJordan (Al-Urdunn)
Country CodeJOR
Capital CityAmman
ContinentAsia
RegionMiddle East
Independence Year1946
Population5083000
Surface Area88946.0
Life Expectancy77.4 years
GNP7526.0 (old 7051.0)
Government FormConstitutional Monarchy

Spoken Languages

Arabic [official]     (97.9%)
Armenian     (1.0%)
Circassian     (1.0%)

Major Cities

Amman, Amman     (population 1000000)
al-Zarqa, al-Zarqa     (population 389815)
Irbid, Irbid     (population 231511)
al-Rusayfa, al-Zarqa     (population 137247)
Wadi al-Sir, Amman     (population 89104)

Jordan's most recent News and Stories



Publisher: ReutersMon, 22 Sep 2014 23:45:00 -0700
Jordan signals took part in attacks on Islamic State

AMMAN (Reuters) - The Jordanian army said on Tuesday it had mounted air strikes against "terrorist groups" that were planning attacks in Jordan, an indication Amman had joined U.S.-led air strikes against Islamic State in neighboring Syria. A Jordanian ...   read full story

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Publisher: BBC NewsTue, 23 Sep 2014 04:37:30 -0700
Syria air strikes: Jordan 'targeted Islamic State' read full story
Publisher: Breitbart NewsTue, 23 Sep 2014 10:03:45 -0700
Coalition of Arab Nations Including Jordan, Saudi Arabia, and UAE Join US in ... read full story
Publisher: Washington TimesMon, 22 Sep 2014 09:07:05 -0700
Fears mount that the Islamic State is plotting terror strike in Jordan read full story
Publisher: RIA NovostiTue, 23 Sep 2014 01:48:45 -0700
Jordan Admits Participating in Military Operation Against IS: Reports read full story
Publisher: FirstpostMon, 22 Sep 2014 21:07:30 -0700
Saudi Arabia, UAE, Jordan, Bahrain involved in airstrikes in Syria: American ... read full story


Publisher: Jerusalem PostTue, 23 Sep 2014 11:34:22 -0700
Jordan unlikely to retaliate against US over Arab Bank case

In any case, the Jordanian bank said it would appeal the ruling, which probably delays any possible immediate Jordanian retaliatory measures. However, even if the verdict is validated in the future, it can be assumed that Jordan would not respond ...   read full story

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Publisher: ReutersTue, 23 Sep 2014 06:31:09 -0700
UPDATE 2-Jordan's central bank backs Arab Bank after Hamas case read full story
Publisher: The Times of IsraelTue, 23 Sep 2014 11:00:00 -0700
Jordan backs Arab Bank after terror funding conviction read full story
Publisher: Fox NewsMon, 22 Sep 2014 13:37:30 -0700
Jordan-based bank liable in terror attacks, jury finds read full story
Publisher: CBS NewsMon, 22 Sep 2014 14:56:15 -0700
Jury finds Jordan-based bank liable for terrorist attacks read full story
Publisher: BBC NewsMon, 22 Sep 2014 14:39:26 -0700
Arab Bank found liable by US court in Hamas attacks read full story
Publisher: Zawya (registration)Tue, 23 Sep 2014 06:30:00 -0700
Jordan's central bank backs Arab Bank after Hamas case read full story


Publisher: Washington PostTue, 23 Sep 2014 12:44:38 -0700
Fantasy Football stock watch ? Eagles rookie Jordan Matthews on fast track to ...

The Philadelphia Eagles have any number of players who can be major contributions to a winning fantasy lineup, but for the first two games of the season, Jordan Matthews had not been on that list. Then on Sunday, the rookie wide receiver caught eight ...   read full story


Publisher: CBS LocalMon, 22 Sep 2014 15:52:30 -0700
Jordan Matthews Is Coming Into His Own With Eagles

PHILADELPHIA, PA ? SEPTEMBER 21: Jordan Matthews #81 of the Philadelphia Eagles makes a catch for a first down against the E.J. Biggers #30 of the Washington Redskins in the third quarter at Lincoln Financial Field on September 21, 2014 in ...   read full story

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Publisher: Comcast SportsNet PhiladelphiaMon, 22 Sep 2014 07:39:19 -0700
Rookie Jordan Matthews scores 'sneaky' TDs on 'Skins read full story
Publisher: The Star-LedgerSun, 21 Sep 2014 13:38:17 -0700
Eagles beat Redskins 37-34 studs and duds: Jordan Matthews spoils DeSean ... read full story
Publisher: ESPN (blog)Sun, 21 Sep 2014 17:33:55 -0700
Rookie Jordan Matthews makes his mark read full story
Publisher: NJ.comSun, 21 Sep 2014 11:11:15 -0700
WATCH: 1st career TD for Jordan Matthews read full story
Publisher: Bleeding Green NationTue, 23 Sep 2014 07:37:30 -0700
Philadelphia Eagles Week 3 PFF Grades: Jeremy Maclin and Jordan Matthews ... read full story
Publisher: Bleacher ReportSun, 21 Sep 2014 13:45:35 -0700
Jordan Matthews, Jeremy Maclin's Instant Fantasy Reaction After Week 3 read full story

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