Police raid buildings west of the capital of Amman in search for suspects in an explosion a day earlier in which a policeman was killed. Government spokeswoman Jumana Ghuneimat says three suspects were arrested and searches continued for others.
An opposition spokesman says that they could not accept Moscow's demands that they surrender before the implementation of any peace deal.
Jordanian civil society secured a big victory when protests led to the resignation of the country's prime minister and the repeal of a controversial tax code. The real question is whether Jordanians can sustain the momentum for genuine reforms.
Family Kitchen's initiative this year provides meals eaten by Muslims after sunset during the holy month of Ramadan – to 500 families in the impoverished refugee camp on the outskirts of Amman.
The announcement came after a week of protests against the new income tax bill brought about by IMF-demanded austerity measures.
King Abdullah has asked Education Minister Omar al Razzaz to form a new government after Hani Mulki resigned as prime minister. However, the change in administration has not calmed protestors angry over IMF-dictated austerity measures.
Protests have gripped the country since Wednesday, when hundreds flooded the streets of Amman and demonstrated in other cities at the call of trade unions, to demand the fall of the government.
Members of Jordanian trade unions went on strike to protest, saying tax amendments would impoverish employees already hit by unprecedented tax hikes.
The phone call between the leaders came after Turkey said it would confront the Syrian regime forces if they entered Syria's northwestern Afrin region to help the YPG. Erdogan also discussed the development with the Iranian president.
US Secretary of State also meets Syrian opposition negotiators during his visit to Jordan. Tillerson says he hopes to have talks about how to work cooperatively to lessen threats to Turkey when he visits Ankara this week.
Traumatised children from war-ravaged Syria who have lost one parent or both are undergoing therapy in Jordan's capital, Amman. The aim is to help them cope with the mental pain they feel every day.
Amman's fast-growing population, which now includes an influx of refugees, is straining the city's resources.
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