• King Meets with Ranking US Defence, Military Officials

    AMMAN —AlGhad— His Majesty King Abdullah II received US Under Secretary of Defence for Policy John Rood and Commander of the US Central Command Gen Joseph Votel today, Wednesday, in Amman, to discuss bolstering bilateral cooperation and...
  • Occupation Arrests 22 Palestinians in West Bank, at Least 3 Injured...

    RAMALLAH/GAZA —AlGhad— Israeli occupation troops early Wednesday detained 22 Palestinians in various West Bank cities, as Israeli jets targeted several sites in the besieged Gaza enclave as well, injuring three Palestinians, sources have...
  • EU Regrets US Withdrawal from UNHRC

    NEW YORK — The European Union said late Tuesday that Trump administration's decision to pull the United States out of the U.N.-backed Human Rights Council (UNHRC) "risks undermining the role of Washington as a champion and supporter of...
  • New Royal Court Chief Appointed

    AMMAN — A Royal Decree was issued Tuesday appointing Yousef Issawi as Chief of the Royal Court as of June 20. Another Decree was also issued Tuesday accepting the resignation of former Royal Court Chief, Fayez Tarawneh, as of June 20. (Petra)
  • US Withdrawal from UNHR Council Disappointing: Prince Zeid

    NEW YORK — The United Nation High Commissioner for Human Rights Prince Zeid Raad Al Hussein said that the United States' decision to pull out of the UN Human Rights Council was disappointing, but not really surprising . "Given the state of...
  • Amman Bourse Opens Trading with Drop

    AMMAN — The Amman Stock Exchange (ASE) on Wednesday opened trading with a drop to 2,094 points from its last closure of 2,097 points. The market index fluctuated in the first 15 minutes of today's session between 2,092 points and 2,097 points...
  • Safadi, US Undersecretary of Defence on Policy, Ties, Region

    AMMAN — Minister of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates Ayman Safadi on Wednesday discussed with United States Undersecretary of Defence for Policy John C Rood bilateral relations and ways to enhance them in various domains. The meeting also...