Gaza Strip as seen from the window of the Jordanian cargo plane carrying aid.

The view over Gaza onboard a Jordanian aid plane

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As part of the effort to get more food and water into Gaza, the Jordanian air force is participating in airdrops into the beleaguered territory. The World’s Shirin Jaafari traveled along on one of the flights to see what it takes to get aid into Gaza from above.

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Spyware found on phones in Jordan

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As Israel-Hamas war continues, there are signs of growing sympathy for Hamas in neighboring Jordan 

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Men sit at a cafe at the Baqa'a refugee camp, north of the capital Amman, Dec. 12, 2023.

Stateless Palestinians in Jordan struggle to make a future

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‘We saw an immediate drop’: Jordan’s tourism industry is suffering amid the Israel-Hamas war

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The warning labels are found on a number of Israeli, American and European products.

Jordanians boycott American companies seen as pro-Israeli

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As Israel’s war against Hamas in Gaza continues, a boycott campaign is growing in the Middle East and beyond. In Jordan, many have stopped buying American and European products that they say support Israel financially or have a pro-Israel stance. Starbucks and McDonald’s in Amman sit mostly empty. In supermarkets, everyday items carry warnings.

Jordanians in Amman, the capital, protest against the Israel-Hamas war in Gaza.

‘We have cried tears of blood’: Jordanians protest Israel-Hamas war amid security, humanitarian concerns

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After Jordan and Israel signed a peace treaty in 1994, there’s been a fragile but sustained calm in this region. But following the Israeli bombardment of Gaza, and an increase in settler violence against the Palestinians in the West Bank, relations between Jordan and Israel have soured. 

Jordan's King Abdullah II is shown speaking behind a microphone and wearing a dark suit.

‘Pandora Papers’ expose hidden wealth of global elite

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Top of The World: A trove of leaked documents, referred to as the Pandora Papers, has revealed the secret assets of hundreds of world leaders. And, New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announced plans to walk back her government’s zero-tolerance strategy to the coronavirus pandemic. Also, American scientists David Julius and Ardem Patapoutian have been awarded the Nobel Prize in medicine.

JOrchestra and the musicians of the Savonlinna Music academy.

Jordanian musicians worry that their national orchestra could be shuttered


The JOrchestra hasn’t been together in well over a year. Its players and other musicians say it could have bigger consequences for the country’s classical music scene. 

White-gloved hand holds ancient artifact known as the Gilgamesh Dream Tablet.

Iraq needs to reclaim its cultural past to develop its future, art historian says


This week, the US agreed to return more than 17,000 treasures to Iraq. Nada Shabout, a professor of art history, joined The World’s host Marco Werman to discuss Iraq’s stolen cultural heritage.