Mohammad Ersan

A helicopter is seen next to the Jordanian flag during the Eager Lion military exercise at the Jordan-Saudi Arabia border, south of Amman, May 17, 2017.  (photo by REUTERS/Muhammad Hamed)

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Damascus, Amman exchange threats as border tensions flare

Thursday, May. 25, 2017 | Mohammad Ersan, Contributor

Recent military exercises hosted by Jordan increased the Syrian regime's suspicion about activity on its southern border, while the opposition accuses the regime and Iran of trying to create a land route from Iran to Lebanon, through Syria and Iraq.

Syrian refugee artists in Jordan add color to the desert

Tuesday, Apr. 25, 2017 | Mohammad Ersan, Contributor

Syrian artists who found refuge in Jordan are painting the container homes at the Zaatari camp in the hope of lifting the spirits of camp residents.

Female plumbers in Jordan clear path for women in labor market

Wednesday, Apr. 12, 2017 | Mohammad Ersan, Contributor

Women in Jordan are trying to break the social barrier between women and the professions that men have monopolized with the first all-women Jordanian plumbing company leading the way.

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.

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Mohammad Ersan is editor in chief of and Radio al-Balad. He also reports for Arabi21 from Jordan, trains future broadcast journalists at regional symposia and has contributed to establishing independent broadcast 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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