Daoud Kuttab

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Spyware found on phones in Jordan


According to a recent report, dozens of journalists, human rights workers and political activists in Jordan have been targeted with Pegasus spyware over the past few years. It’s one of the most widespread uses of spyware on civil society. Dina Temple-Raston, host and managing editor of the Recorded Future News podcast “Click Here,” has the story.

A Jordanian protester cries during a march after Friday prayers in downtown Amman February 6, 2015.

Jordanians rally against the Islamic State

A man purported to be Jordanian Air Force Lieutenant Moaz al-Kasasbeh walks slowly toward his death in a video released by ISIS.

Jordan promises ‘earth-shaking’ vengeance against ISIS

Relatives of the Jordanian pilot who was captured by ISIS forces in Syria congregate in front of his family's home in the Jordanian city of Karak on December 24, 2014.

Jordanians worry about the fate of their pilot captured by ISIS


Syrian war refugees not all equally welcome in Jordan

A new Palestinian state could leave refugees stranded

One group of Palestinians wouldn’t mind a US veto of Palestinian membership into the UN: Refugees who believe membership would leave them out in the cold.

Syrian War Refugees Face Problems in Jordan

Conflict & Justice

More Syrians are trying to leave their war-torn nation. Many head for neighboring Jordan, but as The World’s Matthew Bell discovered not all are welcome. The Jordanian authorities try to turn away Syrians with Palestinian IDs.

The World

Cartoonist Emad Hajjaj Calls Arab Spring ‘Blessing and Curse’

Conflict & Justice

Emad Hajjaj is a well-known cartoonist and a sharp commentator on events in the Arab world. He says the turmoil in the region is both a blessing and a curse for someone who makes a living from Arabic editorial cartoons.