Point of View Archive
  • »Daesh stirs the alliances

    Wed 18 November / Nov 2015. 09:02 AM
    Moscow has acknowledged officially, yesterday, that the plane crashed due to an act of terrorism; one kilogram of explosives was planted by an unknown person between the passenger baggage at Sharm elSheikh airport, and the plane exploded above the Sinai desert.
  • »IMF: Inevitable

    Thu 12 November / Nov 2015. 12:22 AM
    Contrary to what characterized the previous years, the mood of our officials does not seem clear about the future relationship with the International Monetary Fund (IMF). Until this moment, there is no decision on whether Jordan will be signing a new program with the IMF, which would determines the nature of the relationship with them over the coming years.
  • »The attack in alMowaqar, and the limits of the story

    Tue 10 November / Nov 2015. 11:39 AM
    The story is unfinished yet, and the available information by printing time is not sufficient to aver final characterization of the incident. Only headlines so far: A captain in the GSS shoots foreign coaches at a alMowaqar training center, killing three (two American, and one South African), and injuring another three right before being killed himself.
  • »Malhas and the challenges ahead

    Tue 10 November / Nov 2015. 11:27 AM
    The only good news that came out with the announcement of the state budget for next year is that the government will not increase the price of electricity; the decision indicates an appreciation for the difficult conditions of the people.
  • »Iraq's Maliki, Yemen's Saleh

    Sun 8 November / Nov 2015. 09:27 AM
    Nuri alMaliki was ousted as prime minister after political pressure crystallized over his corrupt exclusionary policies pushed Iraq to collapse. And Ali Abdullah Saleh left power over a framework agreement sponsored by the Arab Gulf states after the majority of Yemenis stood up against his oppression and the corruption of his administration.
  • »Why do they not resign?

    Sun 8 November / Nov 2015. 08:29 AM
    Prime Minister of Romania has decided to end the life of his government, to submit his resignation, saying: "I can run for any political battle, but I cannot fight the people", on the backdrop of a fire at a nightclub that killed 32 people.
  • »Where do we stand today?

    Thu 5 November / Nov 2015. 08:54 AM
    Anti-Narcotics Department (AND) announced that it had foiled a smuggling attempt of 150 thousand narcotic pills, which were hidden inside plumbing pipes. This kind of news for the Jordanian audience has become transient and routine, although the numbers that we hear from the foiled of drug smuggling operations are terrifying.
  • »Poor government and wealthy people

    Thu 5 November / Nov 2015. 08:39 AM
    Poor government and wealthy people. That is the strange conclusion that one reaches when reading the first page of alGhad yesterday. Two reports carried that; the government borrow half a billion dollars, and the Jordanians are buying properties worth half a billion dollars in Dubai.
  • »Telecom: Beyond Taxes

    Thu 5 November / Nov 2015. 08:28 AM
    Finally, the government decided to conduct a study to clarify the effect of increasing the tax on the telecommunications sector; and that after the decline of the main companies in the sector, in conjunction with -if not because of- higher tax rates imposed on them, under the government's decision to increase extraordinary tax two years ago.
  • »Jordan transformation, have we started?

    Tue 3 November / Nov 2015. 01:03 PM
    During the past decade, many global and multinational companies, banks and institutions have succumbed to the various emerging market forces. Whether dealing with technological advancements or innovations, each entity by its own had undergone a transformative trip in order to survive the waves of change. This concept of transformation for survival is not limited to companies.
  • »Munib Masri… to hoping he will be a role model

    Tue 3 November / Nov 2015. 01:01 PM
    The initiative deserves to be celebrated and more; Prime Minister Dr. Abdullah Ensour is patronizing the signing ceremony of the project Jerusalem Endowment for Scientific Research agreement at the University of Jordan. The chairman of the endowment is Palestinian businessman Munib Masri, who donated one million dinars for the establishment of the endowment, and his foundation deserve honor and appreciation, as well as the University of Jordan, the incubating establishment, which will host the Munib Masri Center for Scientific Research and the Promotion of Young Researchers Capacities.
  • »RJ: Where hard work does not necessarily pay off

    Tue 3 November / Nov 2015. 12:44 PM
    There is something strange happening in Royal Jordanian (RJ), and calls for an important question, what is happening at the national carrier? On the day announcing the financial results of the company, showing achieving financial profits for the first time in years, comes the shocking decision to refer the general manager of RJ Captain Haitham Mesto to retirement.
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