• Resistance to Reform and the Oddly Responders!

    Responders to my “Corruption Triangle” series of articles, on petty corruption among employees in some branches of government, particularly those handling monetary citizen transactions, claim that I have made generalisations. The most...
  • Palestinian Youth Martyred by Occupation Troops in West Bank

    RAMALLAH — A Palestinian young man was shot dead on Monday evening by Israeli occupation troops in the village of Jayoos, north of the occupied West Bank city of Qalqilia, medical sources said. The Palestinian Health Ministry said in a...
  • Crown Prince attends World Future Energy Summit opening

    ABU DHABI — His Royal Highness Crown Prince Hussein on Monday attended the opening ceremony of the World Future Energy Summit at the invitation of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme...
  • Queen Commends Nashmi Centre for Youth Empowerment Volunteers for...

    AMMAN — Her Majesty Queen Rania Al Abdullah expressed her gratitude toward all Jordanian volunteers for "uplifting the nation with their passion," during a meeting on Monday with members of the Nashmi Center for Youth Empowerment. Speaking at...
  • Senate Passes General Budget Bill

    AMMAN —AlGhad— The House of Appointed Senate ratified the 2018 General Budget Bill today, Monday, including all draft laws for the state budget and the budgets of independent government units. The Senate’s session today was...
  • Narcotic Pills Manufacturing Facility Seized, 8 Arrested

    AMMAN —AlGhad— Anti-Narcotics Department (AND) officers raided a laboratory in an East Amman industrial facility, manufacturing illegal drug pills, and arrested eight people in an unprecedented case in Jordan, according to a statement by...
  • King to Partake in Trilateral Jordan-Cyprus-Greece Summit

    AMMAN — His Majesty King Abdullah II will take part on Tuesday in a trilateral summit held in the Cypriot capital, Nicosia, along with Cyprus President, Nicos Anastasiades, and Greek Prime Minister, Alexis Tsipras. The summit talks will touch...
  • King Visits Northern Military Zone

    AMMAN — His Majesty King Abdullah, the Supreme Commander of the Jordan Armed Forces, on Monday visited the border guards brigade 2 at the Northern Military Zone. The King was received by Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Lit. Gen....