• The Apocalypse in Aleppo

    Every day in Aleppo now is Judgement day! More or less, this is what friend, politics writer and Syrian activist, Dr Abdul Rahman Hajj said on his Facebook page, which is filled, as many Syrian pages, with the pictures of Syrian children whom have...
  • Zain Karazon and Brad Pitt

    I was never a fan of Snapchat celeb “Zain Karazon”, for whom I do not find a specific description; is she an artist? A model? What? Still, disagreeing with her barely serves justification for the exaggerated punishment and continued...
  • How to Close the Confidence Gap for Women in the Workplace

    The Confidence Gap is being highlighted more and more as a reason as to why women may not be achieving all that they can in the workplace. Multiple studies have indicated that many women want leadership roles, but something is holding them back....
  • Arrests Made on Case of Young Girl’s Death during Celebratory Shootout

    AMMAN —Al Ghad— The Public Security Directorate (PSD) announced Wednesday that 9 people have been arrested during the current week, on the grounds of being involved in the celebratory shootouts that took place in Jabal Taj, East Amman,...
  • PSD Director, Austrian Counterpart Discuss Cooperation

    AMMAN — Director of the Public Security Department (PSD) Major General Atef Saudi, on Wednesday, discussed with Austrian counterpart, Konrad Kogler, ways to cement cooperation between the two departments in both countries. Saudi said...
  • Pledge Ceremony Concluded, Cabinet Holds First Session

    AMMAN — The new Cabinet on Wednesday, held its first meeting, chaired by Prime Minister Hani Mulqi, after his newly formed government was sworn in before His Majesty King Abdullah II. Mulqi said the government has major plans in the coming...
  • PM Hani Mulqi Replies to The Royal Letter of Designation

    AMMAN — In reply to the Royal Letter of Designation, Mulqi said he was honoured to form the new government and shoulder the responsibility to serve the Homeland and its citizens. He pledged that the government will implement the Letter of...
  • Royal Decree Prorogues Parliament until November 7

    AMMAN — A Royal Decree was issued proroguing Parliament's ordinary session until November 7, 2016. (Petra)
  • Royal Decree Approves Mulqi's New Government

    A Royal Decree was issued on Wednesday approving the new government led by Hani Mulqi. Following is the line-up of the new Cabinet: 1.      Hani Mulqi: Prime Minister and Minister of Defence...
  • Sam Allardyce: England Manager Allegations Investigated By FA

    The Football Association is investigating allegations England manager Sam Allardyce used his role to negotiate a GBP400 thousand deal and offer advice on how to "get around" rules on player transfers. The Telegraph has footage it says is from...
  • Gov't Vows Zero Tolerance to Hate Speech, Subject to Prosecution...

    AMMAN — The government and its relevant agencies will not tolerate incitement of sedition and hate speech via traditional media or social networks, State Minister for Media Affairs Mohammad Momani said, vowing that legal action will be taken...
  • PM, Kuwait Development Fund Chief Discuss Cooperation

    Prime Minister Hani Mulqi, on Tuesday, said that serving the common Arab interest is on top of Kuwait's priorities as the Gulf Arab state is a keen supporter of pan-Arab issues. Speaking during a meeting with Kuwait Fund for Arab Economic...
  • Jim Yong Kim Heads for Second Term as World Bank President

    WASHINGTON — Executive Directors of the World Bank Wednesday announced the reappointment of Jim Yong Kim to a second five-year term as President of the World Bank Group, starting July 1, 2017. Executive Directors cited the achievements of Bank...
  • Former Israeli President Shimon Peres dies at 93

    AMMAN — Israeli former president and prime minister, Shimon Peres, died early Wednesday at the age of 93. The Israeli radio reported that Peres was hospitalized after suffering a strike two weeks ago, but his health suddenly deteriorated late...
  • Israeli Occupation Arrest 26 Palestinians, Settlers Storm Aqsa...

    RAMALLAH — More than 30 Jewish settlers Wednesday morning broke into the Aqsa compound through the Magharbeh gate, according to a Palestinian official, in addition to the arrest of 26 Palestinians, from various West Bank cities and the old...