Heavy rains, flooding kill 12 people in Jordan

Over 3,500 visitors were taken to safe areas on Friday before flash floods inundated parts of the southern mountainous city of Petra famous for its carved rock ruins. Twelve people died in heavy rains and flooding in parts of Jordan on Friday and authorities evacuated foreign tourists from the ancient city of Petra and other […]


Schumacher’s son Mick wins European F3 title

Schumacher’s father won the German F3 title in 1990, a year before his Formula One debut with the Jordan team and subsequent switch to Benetton. Mick Schumacher, the 19-year-old son of seven-times Formula One world champion Michael, won the European Formula Three title at Hockenheim on Saturday with a race to spare. Second place in […]


Syria says vital border crossing with Jordan reopened

A vital border crossing between Syria and Jordan reopened Saturday for the first time in years, Syria’s state-run news agency reported, adding that the flow of trucks and transit across the border has begun. A news site linked to Jordan’s military, however, said preparations to reopen the crossing were not finished yet. The reopening of […]