Radical Muslim cleric Abu Qatada speaks to the media after he was acquitted at the State Security Court in Amman. The Jordanian court acquitted him of charges of providing spiritual and material support for a plot to attack tourists during Jordan’s New Year celebrations in 2000, a judicial source said.
Elderly Syrian refugee Saltiya Ibraheem, 70, poses outside her makeshift home in Zaatari refugee camp, near the Syrian border, in Mafraq, Jordan on Wednesday
Radical Muslim cleric Abu Qatada looks on from behind bars at the State Security Court in Amman, Jordan on Thursday. The court acquitted Abu Qatada of charges of conspiring to commit acts of terrorism.
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US Secretary of State John Kerry boards a cargo plane at Queen Alia International Airport in Amman on Tuesday on his way to Kurdish territories in the north of Iraq for a second day of talks with Iraqi leaders about the increasing insurgent crisis as cities continue to fall to rebel-led groups.
A Syrian living in Jordan takes part in a protest against the Syrian presidential elections, near the Syrian embassy in Amman on Wednesday
Jordanian fans attend the World Cup play-off first leg soccer match between Jordan and Uruguay at Amman International stadium in Amman, Jordan.
Jordanian women from Islamic movements hold placards depicting the four-finger salute during a protest against the trial of the ousted Egyptian president Mohamed Morsi, in front of the Egyptian embassy in Amman, Jordan.
Young Syrian refugees touch colourful hand prints on a mural that they made on one of the public bathrooms at the Zaatari refugee camp near the Syrian border, in Mafraq, Jordan, on Tuesday. Most of the trailers and tents match the beige colour of the swirling sand surrounding the refugee camp, home to about 120,000 Syrians who fled the two-year civil war. A US-based artist is leading an effort to help children haunted by the conflict to paint buildings and walls at the crowded camp with murals expressing their lives and hopes. Read more
A Syrian refugee girl walks inside the Mrajeeb Al Fhood refugee camp, east of the city of Zarqa in Jordan. Read more
Jordanian anti-riot policemen form a chain in front of protesters near the Al-Husseini Mosque, during a protest against the deployment of American military forces to Jordan, in downtown Amman. About 300 Jordanians have demonstrated against the proposed deployment of 200 U.S. troops on their nations border with Syria.