Nikita Malik is a researcher from the universities of Oxford and Cambridge. She is currently conducting fieldwork in Jordan. Follow her work on http://nikitamalik.com or @nixmalik on Twitter.
Iraqi refugees from Mosul seek a home away from home
Christian families who have the means have managed to escape the Islamic State in Mosul for Jordan, which has...
Another brick in the wall
Israel hopes that any Islamist extremists planning to infiltrate its borders will come up against a brick wall.
Jordan’s Muslim Brothers: the last of a dying breed?
Jordan is unlikely to follow Saudi Arabia and ban its Muslim Brotherhood. Fraught with internal divisions, the...
Syrian conflict transforms security regulations in Jordan
As fighters join Al Nusra and ISIL at an alarming rate, the Jordanian government responds with new anti-terrorism measures.
Jordanians split over the war in Syria
Syrian state media accuses Jordanians of being rebel allies but this is to oversimplify. Many Jordanians do support...
Does Jordan need nuclear energy?
Jordan hopes to become self-reliant with the creation of two nuclear power plants. However, in the future, there are...