The security forces located the militants, who were carrying suicide belts, in a hideout in the northern city of Irbid near the Syrian border.
Refugees from Syria, Palestine, and Iraq now make up around 20 percent of Jordan's population and the country can no longer cope, says its king.
As Saudi women prepare to vote and run for office for the first time, many believe that it is critical for the ruling family to avoid liberalizing society in a way that could drive more conservative-minded Saudis to extremism.
Dozens of people have been injured in three days of violence between Israeli security forces and stone-throwing Palestinians at the al-Aqsa Mosque.
There are major logistical constraints that prevent women from participating in elections, signaling the deeper inequality that remains between men and women in the country.
Women in Saudi Arabia will be exercising their right to vote for the first time in upcoming municipal elections.
The beheadings of two men Tuesday are the latest, adding to a soaring execution rate in the Middle East nation.
With 85 people already executed in 2015 alone, a job ad posted on the country's Ministry of Civil Service website is calling for extra staff to fulfill eight executioner positions.
The Islamic State and other militant groups pose an increasing physical threat to Jordan, but it's what they're doing to the country's faltering economy that may have the greatest effects.
During a state visit from King Abdullah, Ottawa announced that it’s pouring cash into Jordan as the Arab state feels pressure from all sides.
Taking military action against Yemen’s Houthi rebels is King Salman’s first foray into interventionist policy for Saudi Arabia. Depending on the outcome, it could also be his last.
The new monarch’s post-coronation handout is a winner with locals, but experts say falling oil prices will make such lavish spending unsustainable.