想象中的回归:巴勒斯坦人仍然渴望在约旦庞大的难民营中回家

米科·皮莱德(Miko Peled)讲述了他对杰拉什(Jerash)加沙营地的访问,加沙营地是一个收容着成千上万巴勒斯坦人的难民营,距离他们祖先的家园只有几个小时的路程。

Palestinian refugee camp Feature photo

Amman, Jordan -- Abna’a Gaza (the Children of Gaza) is a status given to Palestinian refugees who fled from the Gaza Strip to Jordan in 1967. They fled during the 1967 war and consequent Israeli occupation of Gaza. Today, over five decades later, these Palestinians who originally fled to Gaza from their homes in greater Palestine in 1948 number

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以色列逮捕两名约旦国民的真正原因

拉姆齐·巴鲁德(Ramzy Baroud)写道,Heba al-Labadi和Abdul Rahman Mi'ri因自己的决心而被释放,再加上普通约旦人表现出的强烈团结。

Jordanian prisoners Israel feature photo

The release on November 6 of two Jordanian nationals, Heba al-Labadi and Abdul Rahman Mi’ri from Israeli prisons was a bittersweet moment. The pair were finally reunited with their families after harrowing experiences in Israel. Sadly, thousands of Palestinian prisoners are still denied their freedom, still subjected to all sorts of hardships at

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沙特阿拉伯的宗教外交以耶路撒冷为目标

由阿联酋支持的沙特努力从约旦夺取耶路撒冷伊斯兰教圣地的控制权,这标志着沙特宗教外交和王国寻求地区霸权的更加明显,更加公开的边缘。

A money exchanger sits next to mock a Saudi rial featuring a depiction of Jerusalem rial bill advertising his business at a bazaar in the southwest Pakistan. Enric Marti | AP

A United Arab Emirates-backed Saudi effort to wrest control from Jordan of Islam’s holy places in Jerusalem signals a sharper, more overt edge to Saudi religious diplomacy and the kingdom’s quest for regional hegemony that risks deepening divides in the Muslim world. The effort also serves to support Donald J. Trump’s plan for a resolution of the

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Green Fatwas: Imams Champion The Environment In Water-Scarce Jordan

Jordan is facing severe water shortages and as refugee numbers rise, so is demand. The state is enlisting imams to help.

A father and son wash before prayer at a mosque in Jordan. Water usage at mosques is an issue imams are tackling. (Credit: GIZ)

Even before the arrival of an estimated 1.3 million refugees, Jordan was one of the most water-scarce countries in the world. In 2014, annual water availability plummeted from 147 cubic metres to 123 cm per person, far below the international water poverty line of 500cm per capital per year. Meanwhile, demand is rising. In the northern

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Gulf Nations Celebrated In Western Press While Silencing Their Own Journalists

Western media outlets routinely portray despotic Gulf regimes as benign and friendly states. However, these same outlets ignore the harsh realities that their fellow journalists deal with on a regular basis within those countries, including harassment, imprisonment and torture.

A journalist takes photos at a palace in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. (AP/Hasan Jamali)

MINNEAPOLIS-- While serving as an unabashed arms dealer to the world's most repressive governments, the United States is also acting as their public relations agent, characterizing countries that routinely undermine freedom of the press, as well as the rights of women and minorities, as being safe and friendly. The clearest examples can be

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Massive US Troop Movement Reported Along Syria-Jordan Border

A regional news outlet released pictures of dozens of military vehicles believed to be from U.K. and U.S. forces along Jordan’s southern border.

Photo of alleged US-coalition troop movements on the Syria-Jordan border. (Photo: Twitter @M3t4_tr0n)

The United States, the United Kingdom, and Jordan are mobilizing their troops along the border between Syria and Jordan, the al Mayadeen network reported Monday. The pan-Arabist network based out of Beirut, Lebanon, released pictures showing dozens of military vehicles, reportedly in the southern border of the provinces of Suweida and

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