More than 110,000 Syrians have fled to Jordan in recent months. About 50,000 Libyans and Yemenis are getting medical treatment. Meanwhile, Jordanians are bracing for the waves of Gulf Arabs tourists expected this summer.
Syria's Arab Spring-inspired revolution is entering its second year and there's no end in sight. In fact, if anything, government officials are more strongly entrenched than they've been at any point in past months, fresh off routes of rebel forces and strongholds around the country's north.
Emad Hajjaj is a well-known cartoonist and a sharp commentator on events in the Arab world. He says the turmoil in the region is both a blessing and a curse for someone who makes a living from Arabic editorial cartoons.
Libya's wounded and sick are turning east to get medical treatment. The transitional government is paying millions of dollars for Libyans to get treatment in Jordan — known to have some of the best hospitals in the Arab world.
Jordan is playing a role in Libya's effort to recover from the violent overthrow of Libyan dictator, Muammar Gaddafi. Tens of thousands of Libyans have traveled to Jordan in the past year for medical treatment.