The Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan is a Middle Eastern country bordering Syria, Iraq, Saudi Arabia, Israel and Palestine. Its capital and largest city is Amman.
Jordan is a constitutional monarchy. Prior to gaining independence in 1946, it belonged to the Ottoman Empire and was later a British protectorate. Jordan is a founding member of the Arab League. It has a population of 9.5 million people, many of whom are Palestinian and Syrian refugees. This page collates all of DW's content on Jordan.
History was made when England won their first-ever World Cup shootout. Although outnumbered in the stands, by the end, Three Lions fans were singing their favorite chant as they waited to exit the Spartak Stadium.
Angela Merkel is set to meet with leaders in Jordan and Lebanon. The two countries have the world's highest number of refugees per capita — an issue expected to be a central theme of the German chancellor's trip.
Saudi Arabia says it will host a donors' conference of several Arab countries to discuss ways to support cash-strapped Jordan, which is facing mass demonstrations over the kingdom's austerity measures amid price hikes.