Earlier this week, Barak Obama delivered a speech facing the ruins of the Umayyad Palace, adjacent to the Temple of Hercules, both located on the historic Hill of the Citadel. Known as Jabal al-Qal’a as in the Arabic, or Rabbath-Ammon to afficianatos of antiquity, the site offers travelers to Amman an opportunity to take at least 9,000 of history … contrary to the chronology offered by ABC New Senior National Correspondent Jake Tapper. Here are 24 things Senator Obama may have seen while there:
Founded by a Prince and based in Amman, Jordan, Royal Institute for Interfaith-Studies seeks to foster religious and cultural dialogue between Islam and Christianity – so writes Micahel Ireland, chief correspondent for the ASSIST News Service. AMMAN, JORDAN (ANS) —…
The international community must increase its humanitarian assistance to Iraqis displaced by the ongoing U.S.-backed war, a group of Jordanian religious and human rights leaders told a visiting delegation of U.S. Christian journalists here Nov. 4.
Hang in there for updates – I’m sitting in on a press panel lead by His Excellency, Senator Aqel Biltaji. I have stories outside of the touristic sites that I’ll be writing about for weeks. Some of the topics will include: