• Gov't Endorses 2018 Draft Budget, Projects Deficit at 1.8% of GDP

    AMMAN — The Cabinet on Sunday endorsed a draft 2018 state budget law projecting public revenues at JOD8.496 billion and foreign grants at JOD700 million while post-grant deficit is forecast at JOD543 million or 1.8 per cent of estimated Gross...
  • Public Holiday Announced for Prophet Mohammad’s Birthday

    AMMAN — All ministries, government departments and public institutions will observe a holiday marking Prophet Mohammad’s birthday on Thursday, November 30, according to a statement released by Prime Minister Hani Mulqi on Sunday. The...
  • House Endorses Reply to King's Speech from Throne

    AMMAN — The House of Representatives on Sunday endorsed its reply to His Majesty King Abdullah II's Speech from the Throne, which he delivered at the opening of the 18th Parliament’s second ordinary session on November 12. The two...
  • King Receives UAE Defence College Delegation

    AMMAN —AlGhad— His Majesty King Abdullah II on Sunday received a delegation representing the United Arab Emirates (UAE) National Defense College for talks on prospects of mutual cooperation and the latest Mideast developments. At the...
  • Arab League to Advance “Gradual” Measures against Iran

    AMMAN —AlGhad— The Arab League’s ministerial convention concluded their last orders of business today, Sunday, in Cairo, resulting in a consolidated Arab stand to advance “gradual” measures against Iran’s...