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Ramadan 2021: Saudi Arabia, India, other countries that begin fasts from Tuesday(Twitter/emrecelikrumi)

Ramadan 2021: Saudi Arabia, India, others that may begin fasts from Tuesday

By Zarafshan Shiraz
UPDATED ON APR 12, 2021 07:03 PM IST
  • Ramadan 2021: From Saudi Arabia to Asian countries like India and Pakistan and Western nations like USA and UK, here is a list of regions that begin fasting from Tuesday after sighting the crescent moon
Jordan's Prince Hamzah Bin Al-Hussein (right), and Prince Hashem Bin Al-Hussein (left), half brothers of King Abdullah II of Jordan in Amman. (File Photo: AP)
Jordan's Prince Hamzah Bin Al-Hussein (right), and Prince Hashem Bin Al-Hussein (left), half brothers of King Abdullah II of Jordan in Amman. (File Photo: AP)

Jordan bans news outlets from covering royal rift

Reuters |
PUBLISHED ON APR 06, 2021 03:53 PM IST
Prince Hamza pledged allegiance to Jordan's King Abdullah late on Monday after mediation by the royal family, two days after the military warned him over actions it said were undermining "security and stability" in Jordan and placed him under house arrest.
Hamza bin Hussein was the crown prince for four years before the title was transferred in 2004 to the current king’s eldest son, Hussein.(Reuters)
Hamza bin Hussein was the crown prince for four years before the title was transferred in 2004 to the current king’s eldest son, Hussein.(Reuters)

Jordan says King’s half-brother plotted to destabilize country

Bloomberg |
PUBLISHED ON APR 04, 2021 08:46 PM IST
Jordan’s stability is crucial to the region because of its role in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
Jordan's Prince Hamza (R) and his wife Princess Noor at the 10th anniversary of King Abdullah's accession to the throne, on June 9, 2009, in Amman. (File Photo: Reuters)
Jordan's Prince Hamza (R) and his wife Princess Noor at the 10th anniversary of King Abdullah's accession to the throne, on June 9, 2009, in Amman. (File Photo: Reuters)

Explained: Why Jordan placed its former crown prince under 'house arrest'

By hindustantimes.com | Written by Joydeep Bose
UPDATED ON APR 04, 2021 11:01 AM IST
Jordan's ex-crown prince Hamzah has reportedly been placed under house arrest over a 'plot' to unseat his half-brother and current king, Abdullah II amid a series of arrests of other high-ranking royal figures. Here's all you need to know about the political crisis in the kingdom.
A center affiliated to the Public Security Directorate in Jordan's Amman (AFP File)
A center affiliated to the Public Security Directorate in Jordan's Amman (AFP File)

Jordan sentences six to death for maiming 16-year-old boy

AFP |
PUBLISHED ON MAR 17, 2021 05:43 PM IST
The victim has since regained the use of one eye after receiving specialist treatment at Amman's King Hussein Hospital ordered by King Abdullah II but he lost both hands to his assailants' vendetta against his father.
In most cases, needy parents receive a dowry for their daughter — a bit of land or livestock that can provide income, or cash and a promise to take over financial responsibility for the young bride.(File photo)
In most cases, needy parents receive a dowry for their daughter — a bit of land or livestock that can provide income, or cash and a promise to take over financial responsibility for the young bride.(File photo)

Families marry off daughters to ease finances amid Covid-19

Sierra Leone | By Associated Press | Posted by Arpan Rai
PUBLISHED ON DEC 14, 2020 07:50 PM IST
Many countries had made progress against such traditional and transactional marriages of girls in recent decades, but Covid-19’s economic havoc has caused significant backsliding: The United Nations estimates that hardships resulting from Covid-19 will drive 13 million more girls to marry before the age of 18.
Germany’s foreign minister Heiko Maas welcomed both the agreement and the decision to suspend annexation and called to congratulate his Israeli counterpart Gabi Ashkenazi on “this historic step”.(Thomas Imo/photothek.net)
Germany’s foreign minister Heiko Maas welcomed both the agreement and the decision to suspend annexation and called to congratulate his Israeli counterpart Gabi Ashkenazi on “this historic step”.(Thomas Imo/photothek.net)

Iran, Turkey slam UAE over peace deal with Israel

Jerusalem/Washington | By Agencies
PUBLISHED ON AUG 15, 2020 04:49 AM IST
The agreement would make the UAE the first Gulf Arab state - and the third Arab country after Egypt and Jordan - to have full diplomatic ties with Israel.
Um Zeid, 47 year-old, and Khawla 48 year-old, Palestinian refugees women living in Jordan embroider a traditional Palestinian dresses for customers at Al-Baqaa Palestinian refugee camp, near Amman, Jordan, June 16, 2020.(REUTERS)
Um Zeid, 47 year-old, and Khawla 48 year-old, Palestinian refugees women living in Jordan embroider a traditional Palestinian dresses for customers at Al-Baqaa Palestinian refugee camp, near Amman, Jordan, June 16, 2020.(REUTERS)

‘Important that our heritage is not lost’: Dressmakers keep Palestinian tradition alive in Jordan’s Baqaa refugee camp

Amman, Jordan | By Reuters | Posted by: Alfea Jamal
UPDATED ON JUN 19, 2020 10:39 AM IST
Many of Jordan’s population are descendants of Palestinian refugees whose families left after the creation of Israel in 1948 and cling to their roots in villages and towns that are now in present-day Israel or the Palestinian territories.
Prithviraj with wife Supriya.
Prithviraj with wife Supriya.

Prithviraj Sukumaran goes clean shaven, actor’s new look is a hit on the Internet

Hindustan Times, Chennai | By Karthik Kumar
UPDATED ON JUN 12, 2020 05:10 PM IST
After having grown a long beard for months for his upcoming Malayalam film Aadujeevitham, Prithviraj shaved it off on Thursday.
Prithiviraj tweeted about his Coronavirus tests.
Prithiviraj tweeted about his Coronavirus tests.

Actor Prithviraj Sukumaran tests negative for coronavirus

Hindustan Times, Chennai | By Karthik Kumar
UPDATED ON JUN 03, 2020 02:13 PM IST
Actor Prithviraj Sukumaran on Wednesday tweeted to inform his fans that he has tested negative to Covid-19 and is staying home.
Prithviraj Sukumaran at Kochi airport on Friday.
Prithviraj Sukumaran at Kochi airport on Friday.

Prithviraj lands in Kochi after being stranded in Jordan for over 2 months, see pics

Hindustan Times, Chennai | By Karthik Kumar
UPDATED ON MAY 22, 2020 01:14 PM IST
Actor Prithviraj and the crew of the Malayalam film Aadujeevitham returned to Kerala on Friday. See pictures.
US First Lady Melania Trump interacts with school children during her visit to a government school to witness various activities as part of the ‘happiness curriculum’, in New Delhi.(P)
US First Lady Melania Trump interacts with school children during her visit to a government school to witness various activities as part of the ‘happiness curriculum’, in New Delhi.(P)

Prize-winning reporter writes book on Melania Trump called ‘The Art of Her Deal’

New York | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON APR 09, 2020 03:54 PM IST
Mary Jordan’s “The Art of Her Deal,” which draws upon more than 100 interviews, comes out June 16.
Prithviraj posted a message on social media.
Prithviraj posted a message on social media.

Actor Prithviraj, film crew stuck in Jordan desert camp, seek evacuation: ‘Have food, supplies for immediate future’

Indo Asian News Service, Thiruvananthapuram | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON APR 01, 2020 03:26 PM IST
Actor Prithviraj and the crew of his Malayalam film Aadujeevitham have been stuck in Jordan’s Wadi Rum were they had been shooting for it. The actor posted a message seeking evacuation.
Vikas Krishan (69kg) after his victory against Ablaikhan Zhussupov of Kazakhstan.(PTI)
Vikas Krishan (69kg) after his victory against Ablaikhan Zhussupov of Kazakhstan.(PTI)

Injured Vikas Krishan forced out of Asian Qualifiers final; ends with silver

Amman, Jordan | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON MAR 11, 2020 11:26 AM IST
Vikas Krishan sustained a cut on his left eyelid in the second round of the bout before claiming a split decision victory. He, along with seven other Indians, secured a Tokyo Olympics ticket by making the semifinals of the ongoing qualifiers
File image of Vikas Krishan.(Getty Images)
File image of Vikas Krishan.(Getty Images)

Olympic-bound Vikas enters final of Asian Qualifiers; Amit, Lovlina end with bronze medals

Amman, Jordan | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON MAR 10, 2020 05:46 PM IST
World silver-medallist and top seed Panghal went down to Jianguan Hu of China in a split 3-2 decision. Two-time world bronze-medallist and second seed Borgohain lost to third seed and 2018 world silver-medallist Hong Gu of China.
File image of India's Gaurav Solanki.(PTI)
File image of India's Gaurav Solanki.(PTI)

Gaurav, Ashish enter pre-quarters of Asian Olympic Qualifiers

Amman, Jordan | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON MAR 03, 2020 05:33 PM IST
Solanki, whose CWG gold was in the 52kg division, prevailed 5-0 against the two-time Kyrgyz national champion to enter the last-16 stage where he will be up against top-seeded Uzbek Mirazizbek Mirzakhalilov, who got a bye into the second round.
Despite the squeeze on their wallets in a country where the average monthly wage is just $600, Jordanians are forking out to pamper their pooches with accessories and top-notch care.
Despite the squeeze on their wallets in a country where the average monthly wage is just $600, Jordanians are forking out to pamper their pooches with accessories and top-notch care.

A dog’s life? For Jordan’s pampered pets, not so much

Amman | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON DEC 23, 2019 11:03 AM IST
Where strays were once mostly left to scavenge for food, Jordanians in a new trend in the Arab kingdom are increasingly willing to foot steep bills to care for beloved dogs and cats.
Production companies can enjoy a cash rebate of between 10-25% for a minimum of $1 million (0.9 million euros) spent in the kingdom, as well as tax exemptions on equipment imported for filming.(Unsplash)
Production companies can enjoy a cash rebate of between 10-25% for a minimum of $1 million (0.9 million euros) spent in the kingdom, as well as tax exemptions on equipment imported for filming.(Unsplash)

Jordan, a blockbuster location for Hollywood

Agence France-Presse | By HT Correspondent, Amman
UPDATED ON DEC 18, 2019 12:50 PM IST
From Matt Damon in The Martian to Will Smith in Disney’s Aladdin, Jordanian authorities have worked to ensure the country’s diverse landscape features in some of Hollywood’s biggest blockbusters.
Police watch from a flyover as protesters return to the Hong Kong Polytechnic University campus after failing to escape during protests in Hong Kong, China, November 19, 2019(REUTERS)
Police watch from a flyover as protesters return to the Hong Kong Polytechnic University campus after failing to escape during protests in Hong Kong, China, November 19, 2019(REUTERS)

In daring escape, Hong Kong protesters shimmy down rope to awaiting bikes

Hong Kong | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON NOV 19, 2019 10:35 AM IST
Clashes rumbled throughout the day between protesters and police who had threatened to use deadly force to dislodge activists holed-up in the Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU).
HT Image
HT Image

Civil engineer held with 1.5kg heroin

By HT Correspondent, Ludhiana
UPDATED ON SEP 09, 2019 10:35 PM IST
A sunken Jordanian Armed Forces' Khalid battle tank on the seabed of the Red Sea submerged to be part of a new underwater military museum.(AFP PHOTO / HANDOUT AQABA SPECIAL ECONOMIC ZONE AUTHORTY)
A sunken Jordanian Armed Forces' Khalid battle tank on the seabed of the Red Sea submerged to be part of a new underwater military museum.(AFP PHOTO / HANDOUT AQABA SPECIAL ECONOMIC ZONE AUTHORTY)

Jordan sinks military hardware for underwater museum

Aqaba, Jordan | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON JUL 25, 2019 01:48 PM IST
Jordan is hoping the 19 decommissioned pieces of military hardware, submerged at depths up to 28 metres (92 feet), will attract tourists to the already popular diving resort of Aqaba.
The hearing is expected to focus on who will have custody of their two young children now that the princess has left Dubai.(AP File Photo)
The hearing is expected to focus on who will have custody of their two young children now that the princess has left Dubai.(AP File Photo)

Dubai’s ruler, estranged wife headed for court clash in UK

London | By Associated Press
UPDATED ON JUL 04, 2019 06:55 PM IST
Last year, a daughter of Sheikh Mohammed tried to flee Dubai after appearing in a 40-minute video saying she had been imprisoned on and off for several years and had been abused.
Lawyers for Natasha Tynes filed suit against publisher Rare Bird Lit., Inc. in Los Angeles County Superior Court, saying the company breached its contract and defamed the Maryland author.(Picture Courtesy: Goodreads)
Lawyers for Natasha Tynes filed suit against publisher Rare Bird Lit., Inc. in Los Angeles County Superior Court, saying the company breached its contract and defamed the Maryland author.(Picture Courtesy: Goodreads)

Writer sues publisher for $13 million after losing book deal over a tweet

Washington | By Associated Press
UPDATED ON JUN 09, 2019 12:40 PM IST
In the lawsuit, Tynes’ lawyers say the company’s inflammatory statements forced their client to temporarily flee back to Jordan with her family because they endured weeks of online harassment, including death threats and racial slurs.
Golf - European Tour - British Masters - Hillside Golf Club, Southport, Britain - May 9, 2019 England's Lee Westwood during the first round(Action Images via Reuters)
Golf - European Tour - British Masters - Hillside Golf Club, Southport, Britain - May 9, 2019 England's Lee Westwood during the first round(Action Images via Reuters)

British Masters: Tough day for Indians; invitee Jordan leads with 63

Southport (UK) | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON MAY 10, 2019 08:54 AM IST
Between Jordan and Fleetwood, there was a bunch of players. Swede Marcus Kinhult, another good Links-playing youngster, shot 65 and three players, including the battle-scarred 46-year-old veteran Lee Westwood were at six-under each. Westwood had six more holes to play.

Harpreet bags silver, Gyanender wins bronze as India finish with 16 medals at Asian Wrestling Championships

Xi'am | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON APR 28, 2019 09:27 PM IST
India’s overall tally of 16 medals included eight -- one gold, three silver and four bronze -- won by men’s freestyle wrestlers, four bronze by women and three silver and one bronze by Greco-Roman wrestlers.
Speaking to ANI, Sabiha’s brother Farooq Ali said, My sister Sabiha got married to a Yemen national in the year 1983 and has been living in Dar al-Hajar there since 2006. Her(PTI FILE)
Speaking to ANI, Sabiha’s brother Farooq Ali said, My sister Sabiha got married to a Yemen national in the year 1983 and has been living in Dar al-Hajar there since 2006. Her(PTI FILE)

Hyderabad woman stuck in Jordan with expired passport, brother seeks Sushma Swaraj’s help

Hyderabad | By Asian News International
UPDATED ON APR 18, 2019 02:05 PM IST
The woman’s family has now sought assistance from External Affairs Minister (EAM) Sushma Swaraj to bring her back.
Los Angeles Lakers forward LeBron James gestures after scoring against the Denver Nuggets during the first half of an NBA basketball game.(AP)
Los Angeles Lakers forward LeBron James gestures after scoring against the Denver Nuggets during the first half of an NBA basketball game.(AP)

NBA 2019: Lakers lose to Nuggets as LeBron passes Jordan for career points

Los Angeles | By Reuters
UPDATED ON MAR 07, 2019 11:55 AM IST
James, who finished with 31 points, came into the night 12 behind Jordan’s career total of 32,292 points. Next on the list is Kobe Bryant, who finished his career with 33,643 points.
Australia made the worst possible start to the defence of their Asian Cup crown on Sunday as Graham Arnold’s Socceroos were handed a 1-0 defeat by unfancied Jordan.(AP)
Australia made the worst possible start to the defence of their Asian Cup crown on Sunday as Graham Arnold’s Socceroos were handed a 1-0 defeat by unfancied Jordan.(AP)

AFC Asian Cup: Holders Australia fall to shock Jordan loss

Al Ain | By Reuters
UPDATED ON JAN 06, 2019 11:44 PM IST
The Australians, who won the title on home soil four years ago, dominated for long spells but were unable to find a way to cancel out Anas Bani Yaseen’s 26th minute header in the Group B clash at Hazza bin Zayed Stadium in Al Ain.
File picture of Sunil Chhetri(PTI)
File picture of Sunil Chhetri(PTI)

Sunil Chhetri says India will be difficult to beat in Asian Cup

Abu Dhabi | By PTI
UPDATED ON JAN 02, 2019 05:44 PM IST
Ranked 15th in Asia, India played against three quality sides -- China, Oman and Jordan -- in their build-up to the Asian Cup. The Stephen Constantine-coached side drew goal-less against China and Oman and lost to Jordan 1-2.
ZURICH, SWITZERLAND - OCTOBER 09: A FIFA logo next to the entrance at the FIFA headquarters on October 9, 2015 in Zurich, Switzerland. On Thursday, FIFA's Ethics Committee provisionally banned FIFA President Joseph S. Blatter from all football activities for the duration of 90 days. (Photo by Harold Cunningham/Getty Images)(Getty Images)
ZURICH, SWITZERLAND - OCTOBER 09: A FIFA logo next to the entrance at the FIFA headquarters on October 9, 2015 in Zurich, Switzerland. On Thursday, FIFA's Ethics Committee provisionally banned FIFA President Joseph S. Blatter from all football activities for the duration of 90 days. (Photo by Harold Cunningham/Getty Images)(Getty Images)

FIFA bans Afghan football chief Keramuddin Karim pending sex abuse probe

Geneva | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON DEC 12, 2018 09:28 PM IST
FIFA’s independent ethics committee said in a statement that the provisional ban “may be extended pending proceedings on the merits of the case.”
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