Engine Colossus - Jordan
Links to primary Jordanian search engines and gateways-- in Arabic, French and English.
- Columbia Libraries
A major Middle East and Islamic Studies resource portal from Columbia University Libraries.
Open Directory - Jordan
Large link collection, includes links to Interactive Portals, Music and Art, Country/Regions, etc
BUBL LINK -
BUBL LINK Catalogue is largest Internet portal in U.K.: Selected Internet resources covering all academic subject areas.
of Congress Portals to the World - Jordan
Created and maintained by the LoC Area Studies Directorate.
Directory - Jordan
Google Regional Directory preset for Jordan.
Regional Countries Links - Jordan
Excellent Yahoo search engine links for everything from Arts and Humanities to Travel and more.
MENA Internet Resources for
A Resource guide by Joseph W. Roberts, Department of Political Science, Middle East Center, University of Utah.
Main WIkipedia article on Jordani Arabic dialect. Not yet as detailed as other Arabic dialect articles.Arabic in Jordan - Palestinian Dialect
Audio recordings of basic survival phrases with transcriptst and notes.
Links to Jordanian and English online newspapers, magazines, TV and radio stations from this giant news.
Solid selection of online national newspapers.
Jordan Radio and
Jordan Radio and Television (JRTV) is the state broadcaster of Jordan. Jordan television channel offers news, variety shows, cultural magazines, films, etc.
About: "TvRadioWorld is an informational directory dealing with radio and television broadcasters worldwide." Site allows you to bookmark favorite radio stations for listening. See, in particular, Radio Stations on the Web - Jordan link.
Live Radio Stations
The website name says it all! Eight stations from Amman.
News - Middle East
BBC news broadcasts and reports in English.
News - Jordan
Latest news in English from a variety of news sources.
- Global Foreign Language Portal
SCOLA ia a leader in foreign language television news broadcasts. Schedule of broadcasts, insta-classes in some languages, and other useful information.
- History of Jordan
Detailed online history from Semitic Amorites a to present day with numerous hyperlinks to important events, personalities and places.
VL: History: History of Jordan
Online history resource.
History overview from King Hussein website with additional links and information.
Wikipedia article - not yet fully developed. But there are a lot of useful internal and external links - on right side of page.
Excellent online encyclopedia article covering geography, history, military, culture, etc. with links to Internet resources (also noted below).
on the WWW - The Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan
Includes links to National Institutions and Government sites including President and most Ministries; Embassies in foreign countries, Political Parties, etc.
Listings of political sites available on the Internet sorted by country, with links to Parties, Organizations, Governments, Media and more from all around the world.
and International Law - Jordan
From the Washburn University School of Law Library, links to country sites for Constitutional Law, Government and Politics, Law and Legislation, Legislative Bodies, etc.
Excellent online encyclopedia article covering geography, history, military, culture, etc. with links to Internet resources (also noted above).
- A Country Study
Exceptionally detailed presentation from the Library of Congress. Includes sections on: Geography, Society, Economy, Government and Politics, Very Detailed History and Historical Development, Contemporary Trends, etc.
Good resource site for information on Geography, People, Government, Economy, Communications, Transportation, Military, and Transnational Issues.BBC News Country Profiles - Jordan
Full profiles provide an instant guide to history, politics and economic background of countries; also biographic sketches of leaders, essay on media, and historic timelines. They also include audio and video clips from the BBC archives.
Department of State Background Notes - Jordan
Background Notes are updated/revised as they are received from regional bureaus and are added to the database of the Department of State web site. Categories include: Geography, People, History, Government, Political Conditions, Economy, Defense, Foreign Relations, U.S. Relations, and Travel/Business.
Latest developments in Peace and Security, Economic Development, Humanitarian Aid/Refugees, Environment/Shelter, Human Rights, Women/Children/Population, Health/Poverty/Food Security, Culture/Education.The World Bank Group - Jordan
WBG Activities in Jordan, with additional related links.The World Trade Organization - Jordan (Member since 2000)
"The World Trade Organization (WTO) is the only global international organization dealing with the rules of trade between nations. At its heart are the WTO agreements, negotiated and signed by the bulk of the world?s trading nations and ratified in their parliaments. The goal is to help producers of goods and services, exporters, and importers conduct their business."
Information Administration Country Analysis Briefs -
"The Energy Information Administration (EIA), created by Congress in 1977, the a statistical agency of the U.S. Department of Energy. We provide policy-independent data, forecasts, and analysis to promote sound policy making efficient markets and public understanding regarding energy and its interaction with the economy and environment."
Health Organization - Jordan
About WHO" "The World Health Organization, the United Nations specialized agency for health, was established on 7 April 1948. WHO's objective, as set out in its Constitution, is the attainment by all peoples of the highest possible level of health. Health is defined in WHO's Constitution as a state of complete physical, mental and social well-being and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity."
The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies is the world's largest humanitarian organization, with 178 member National Societies.Amnesty International - Jordan
Amnesty International is a champion defender of human rights worldwide. Familiarity with a given country's human rights issues can provide a unique insight into many other aspects of its culture and politics.Human Rights Watch - Jordan
Human Rights Watch is dedicated to protecting the human rights of people around the world.
Colleges and Universities
Links to major institutions of higher learning in Jordan.
and Universities - Jordan
More links to major institutions of higher learning in Jordan.
Planet Destinations - Jordan
The people at the offbeat Lonely Planet website are not your typical travel guides -- they're very bright and know what they're talking about. Their goal is not to "sell the country" to travelers. Instead, they tell it how it is. Typical headings include: "Warnings" (in case travel is not recommended - the "why's"); Facts for the Traveler, When to Go, Events, Money and Costs, Attractions, Off the Beaten Track, Activities, History, Culture, Environment, Getting There and Away, Getting Around, and Further Reading and Related Weblinks.
Wikitravel - by the people, for the people. Wikitravel is a project to create a free, complete, up-to-date, and reliable world-wide travel guide.
Travel Guide - Jordan
Includes links to history, basics, transportation, dining, shopping and climate.
Directory - Jordan
Includes links to cities, regions, transportation, dining, shopping and climate.