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The Mysterious Nabataeans and the Greek Influence

  Is the history of the Nabataeans mysterious or lost? The Kingdom of the Nabataeans has not been substantially recorded by scholars and archaeologists alike, but that is changing. The question is if there is any connection between the Nabataeans...

The Greek-inspired Architecture of the Ancient City of Petra

The stunningly-beautiful ancient city known as Petra in southern Jordan is a world treasure like none other on the globe. The ancient rock city is built into the dramatic pink-colored stone of Jabal Al-Madbah mountain, facing outward to a...

Asteroid Annihilated City Thought to be Biblical Sodom

New research suggests that fire from the sky in the form of a small asteroid annihilated an ancient city near the Dead Sea now called Tall el-Hammam in the biblical city of Sodom located in the Jordan Valley 3,600...

Greece Draws the US in Group Stage of Basketball World Cup

Team Greece will face Team US in the group stage of the basketball world cup that will take place in August. The two teams were drawn in the same group with New Zealand and Jordan and are regarded as favorites...

Greek-Venezuelan Millionaire Jameel Thermiotis Marries Princess Iman Οf Jordan

Princess Iman of Jordan married Greek-Venezuelan Millionaire Dimitrios (Jameel or Jimmy) Thermiotis on Sunday.

Greek-Venezuelan Millionaire To Marry Princess of Jordan

Greek-Venezuelan millionaire Jameel (Jimmy) Alexander Thermiotis will marry Princess Iman of Jordan this coming weekend, the Palace in Amman announced on Sunday. Queen Rania revealed that her 26-year-old daughter is getting married next week on Sunday, March 12, in the...

Ancient City of Petra Flooded as Heavy Rainfall Lashes Jordan

Heavy rains caused flooding at the archeological site of Petra, Jordan. Officials and the Petra Development and Tourism Region Authority (PDTRA) called for the evacuation of tourists from the area. Heavy rains fell in the southern part of the country,...

9,000 Year Old Shrine, Altar Discovered in Jordan

Archaeologists announced on Tuesday that they discovered a 9000-year-old shrine and altar in the Jordanian desert which was adjacent to an ancient hunting structure that helped Neolithic peoples to hunt gazelles. Wael Abu-Azziza, a Jordanian archaeologist on the French/Jordanian team...

Greece Beats Jordan Ahead of FIBA World Cup in China

The Greek National basketball team beat Jordan 92-65 on Saturday in the first game of the 2019 Suzhou International Basketball Challenge in China ahead of the World Cup. NBA MVP Giannis Antetokounmpo scored 13 points, behind Giorgos Printezis with 17...

Greek Island of Skiathos Hosts Members of Jordan's Royal Family

Approximately ten members of the royal family of Jordan recently spent a few days on Greece's idyllic island of Skiathos to enjoy their summer break, according to reports on Wednesday. Reports from several sources on the island said that the...