Local News Archive
  • »IMF approves $264 million loan to Jordan

    Sat 5 April / Apr 2014. 08:17 PM
    The IMF said it had reached an agreement with Jordan to disburse $264 million that represent the third and fourth review under the Stand-By Agreement (SBA), according to an IMF statement.
  • »Remittances from Jordanian expatriates increase

    Sat 5 April / Apr 2014. 08:14 PM
    Remittances of Jordanian expatriates have increased by 4.1 per cent at the end of February, 2014 reaching $550.1 million compared with $528.6 million in the same period of 2012, according to the Central Bank of Jordan (CBJ).
  • »King to visit Vatican, Austria Monday

    Sat 5 April / Apr 2014. 08:13 PM
    His Majesty King Abdullah II will Monday start a working visit to the Vatican, during which he will hold talks with Pope Francis I on bilateral ties and ways to boost Islamic-Christian coexistence.
  • »Two int’l conferences on politics, Arab Spring to be held in Amman

    Fri 4 April / Apr 2014. 01:16 PM
    The Prince Al Hussein Bin Abdullah II School of International Studies and University of Southern Denmark are hosting two international conferences on politics and the Arab Spring in Amman between April 6 – 8, 2014.
  • »Jordan, Sudan sign 19 agreements to boost cooperation in various fields

    Wed 2 April / Apr 2014. 06:18 PM
    The Joint Jordanian-Sudanese Higher Committee held a meeting in Amman on Wednesday, co-chaired by Prime Minister Abdullah Ensour and Sudanese First Vice- President General Bakri Hassan Saleh.
  • »Oxford Business Group appoints new team for 2014 report on Jordan

    Wed 2 April / Apr 2014. 06:16 PM
    The global publishing, research and consultancy firm Oxford Business Group (OBG) has appointed a new team to oversee the next phase of its operations in Jordan.
  • »Workshop to strengthen social protection

    Wed 2 April / Apr 2014. 06:10 PM
    Jordan Chamber of Industry (JCI) on Wednesday opened a workshop on social protection, organized in cooperation with the International Labor Organization and the Social Security Corporation.
  • »Jordan to grant passports for humanitarian reasons

    Tue 1 April / Apr 2014. 04:18 PM
    Jordan will grant temporary, ordinary passports to individuals for investment and humanitarian reasons, after the prime ministry ratified amendments to the Passports Law on Tuesday.
  • »King calls for building on privatization panel's report

    Sun 30 March / Mar 2014. 09:29 PM
    His Majesty King Abdullah II on Monday stressed on the importance of building on the findings of the report of the Privatization Evaluation Committee, which was formed early last year to review all privatization deals.
  • »Syrian refugee training program launched in EJC

    Sun 30 March / Mar 2014. 06:18 PM
    The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) and UNICEF inaugurated a youth training center that will provide a range of informal technical and vocational training courses for Syrian refugee youth in the Emirati–Jordanian Camp in Mraijib Al Fhoud on Sunday.
  • »Russian plane brings supplies for Syrian refugees

    Sat 29 March / Mar 2014. 04:01 PM
    A Russian cargo plane carrying humanitarian aid for the Syrian refugees in the Kingdom arrived Thursday at the Marka military airport.
  • »World Bank discusses assistance to ASEZA

    Wed 26 March / Mar 2014. 09:56 PM
    The Chief Commissioner of Aqaba Special Economic Zone Authority (ASEZA), Kamel Mahadin, said that the zone is achieving its goals as planned in its comprehensive plan, pointing out that there is a need to do more to boost the development of the area and increase its competitiveness.
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