• Authorities Foils Massive Drug Smuggling Attempt

    AMMAN — The Anti-Narcotics Department (AND) foiled an attempt to smuggle 6.2 million narcotic pills through the Durra crossing and arrested the major suspect in the smuggling case. The Public Security Department said in a statement that AND...
  • King, Queen Depart for World Economic Forum in Davos

    AMMAN — His Majesty King Abdullah II accompanied by Her Majesty Queen Rania Al Abdullah left Amman on Tuesday heading for Switzerland to take part in the World Economic Forum which will be held in Davos during January 23-26. His Royal...
  • MPs to Discuss "Surge in Prices" Next Sunday

    AMMAN — The Lower House of Parliament decided on Tuesday to hold a monitoring session next Sunday to discuss the government’s measures to hike tax on goods, services and drugs. In today’s session, presided by the Speaker of the...
  • Occupation Forces Arrest 15 Palestinians in West Bank, Jerusalem

    RAMALLAH — Israeli occupation troops on Tuesday launched an arrest campaign in the occupied West Bank and Jerusalem, according to a Palestinian source. The Palestinian Prisoner’s Society said that the occupation forces stormed the...
  • Slovenia to Recognize Palestinian State

    AMMAN — Slovenia will recognize the State of Palestine, Slovenian Foreign Minister Karl Erjavec announced on Tuesday. According to the Slovenian Press Agency (STA), Erjavec said "Slovenia will pursue recognizing the Palestinian state on its...
  • Cold Air Mass Forecast Tuesday, Cold Front Arrives Friday

    AMMAN — The Kingdom will be affected on Tuesday by a cold air mass accompanied by a depression cantered over Cyprus, pushing temperatures down and creating cold, cloudy conditions with rainfall in the central and northern parts of the Kingdom...
  • Jordanian Burns Himself to Death, ‘Mentally Ill’ Authorities Say

    AMMAN —AlGhad— A 43-year-old Jordanian, said to be mentally ill, according to a police source, set himself on fire earlier today, Tuesday, inside his house in Irbid, where he instantly died. Emergency response and police unit have...