Mohammad Ersan

Jordanians take part in a protest against a proposed deal to import gas from Israel, Amman, Jordan, Nov. 18, 2016.  (photo by Facebook/NoGasJo)

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Jordanians really don't want Israel’s gas

Wednesday, Mar. 29, 2017 | Mohammad Ersan, Contributor

Jordan's agreement to buy Israeli natural gas has Jordanians up in arms.

Extremist expansion in southern Syria puts Jordan on guard

Monday, Mar. 13, 2017 | Mohammad Ersan, Contributor

The expansion of radical Islamist factions in southern Syria has raised concerns from Jordan that these groups would pledge allegiance to the Islamic State and seek to establish an emirate on its northern borders.

Is Jordan's state security court threat to freedom of expression?

Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2017 | Mohammad Ersan, Contributor

As the Jordanian authorities arrested about 20 activists and referred them to the controversial State Security Court, some have been voicing criticism against the use of loose charges to silence peaceful opposition voices.

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Mohammad Ersan is the editor-in-chief of and Radio Al-Balad. He also reports for Arabi21 from Jordan and trains future broadcast journalists at various regional symposia. He has contributed to establishing independent stations in Istanbul and Syria. Ersan focuses on covering Islamist groups and political parties. He completed his bachelor's degree in journalism and media with a minor in political science at Yarmouk University.

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