Jordan

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See more Best Places to Eat Like a Local Habibah, Amman, Jordan: For the city’s best knafeh, follow the queue down an alleyway near downtown’s Arab Bank. The generous pockets of shredded phyllo and sweet cheese are crowned with local pistachios a...
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When Afghanistan's Taliban announced plans in February to destroy all of the country's statues—including two gigantic fifth-century Buddha figures— the cries of outrage reverberated around the globe. Losing these ancient and precious pieces of his...
Aqaba has been a much-loved holiday destination of ours for more than 15 years. It's one of Jordan's treasures. I find that water brings such serenity and peace. And I love the sunsets—the way they light up the rusty red mountains that surround ou...
Nearly two years of renewed Israeli-Palestinian violence has taken a toll on travel to Jordan: 50 percent fewer North Americans visited in the first six months of 2002, compared with the same period in 2000, before the most recent skirmishes began...
About three hours south of Amman, amid steep red-and-white sandstone cliffs, is a 125-square-mile nature reserve called Dana, one of the undiscovered treasures of Jordan. These days, Jordan is better known for being caught between Israel and the P...