Jordan Current Affairs - 2020

Jordan: Underwater Museum Of Military Vehicles unveiled

Jordan has unveiled its 1st Underwater Military Museum on the bed of Red Sea off the coast of Aqaba. As part new underwater military museum the kingdom submerged several military vehicles, including tanks, troop carriers and even a decommissioned Jordanian Armed Forces’ AH-1 Cobra helicopter into the waters of the Red Sea. Before the vehicles Read More…

Jordon launches Sahara Forest Project

Jordan, a water-poor country that is 90% desert, has launched Sahara Forest Project near the southern port city of Aqaba to turn desert land into farming land to produce food using sun and sea water. The project seeks to demonstrate innovative application of technology to revolutionize our land systems in a way that benefits the Read More…

Saudi Arabia along with GCC launches military operation against Houthi rebels in Yemen

Saudi Arabia along with Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) and several other countries have started military operations against Houthi rebels in Yemen. The operations were stated after Yemeni President Abd Rabbuh Mansur Hadi had requested to counter radical Houthi movement in the country and to defend and support the legitimate government of Yemen. The military operation included Read More…

Jordanian envoy first Muslim to be elected UN human rights chief

T​he nomination of Prince Zeid al Hussein of Jordan of as the new High Commissioner for Human Rights  was unanimously approved by the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA). He succeeds outgoing Navi Pillay of South Africa.​ He is the first High Commissioner from the Asian continent and from the Muslim and Arab worlds. Office of the Read More…

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Israel, Jordan, Palestinians signed Water sharing Deal

Mid-East governments (Israel, Jordan and the Palestinians) signed a historic trilateral agreement at the World Bank in Washington, which outlines regional water-sharing initiatives from the Red Sea to Dead Sea to relieve shortages in the waterless lands. The Dead Sea has unique water properties like humans can float naturally on the surface, etc. Owing to Read More…