• Jordan is proud to be the first country in the Middle East to host the first ever female world cup in the region, taking place from 30 September to 21 October 2016. The FIFA Women’s World Cup is the fifth edition of the 2016 FIFA U-17 tournament. International female youth are competing in this championship, that is represented by the […]

  • First it was Petra then Wadi Rum, Quseir Amra, Um El Rassas, The Baptism Site, and now the town of Salt, in Balqa, is to be presented for nomination.  When one reads the criteria of the nomination, one cannot help but immediately muse on the town that gave its name to the sultana (the tasty dried grapes produced there for […]

  • Archaeological Aerial Photography has recently revealed a puzzling ancient wall that runs 150 KM north-northeast to south southwest across the country. This wall which is now referred to as ‘ Khatt Shebib’ is speculated to have been built sometime between the Nabataean period (312 B.C.–A.D. 106) and the Umayyad period (A.D. 661–750). Though any one of the many kingdoms or […]