Local News Archive
  • »JU to Cut Tuitions 50% to End Protests

    Tue 15 March / Mar 2016. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN — Two proposals were put forward by Education and Culture Parliamentary Committee to adjourn JU protests. The suggested resolutions entailed cutting Parallel programme tuitions by 50 per cent backed by —the second, a governmental...
  • »Water Reserves Reach 197 Million Cubic Meters

    Tue 15 March / Mar 2016. 12:00 AM
    JORDAN VALLEY — Jordan Valley Authority confirm the Kingdom’s reserves of water have cumulated 60 per cent of the Country’s total reservoir capacities, reaching 197 million cubic meters.
    Moreover, the Authority stated that reserve...
  • »That is the Problem

    Sun 13 March / Mar 2016. 09:06 PM
    This is not just a “Jordan University problem”, it is a problem that troubles all public universities. The “Parallel” programme was originally optioned to diversify income sources and rein in growing university deficits....
  • »A Stern Warning!

    Sun 13 March / Mar 2016. 07:57 PM
    The Jordan University student demonstrations —in session over the past three weeks, can be viewed in more than one light; the protests against the decision to increase tuitions for both the “parallel” and postgrad programmes. For...
  • »Royal Decree to Pass Election Legislation

    Sun 13 March / Mar 2016. 01:31 PM
    AMMAN — The Royal Decree to pass the new election bill for the year 2016 has been issued, in accordance to article (31) of the constitution and decision by Parliament.
  • »The Chaos of Private Schools

    Sun 13 March / Mar 2016. 12:13 AM
    The front is raging; and its victims are of our own children in schools. The threats are mutual; between the Government which intends not to renew licenses for private schools in violation of the 2015 private schools law on one side —wherein...
  • »Tarawneh: JU To Consider Dropping the Parallel Programme

    Sun 13 March / Mar 2016. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —Al Ghad— Jordan University (JU) President Dr Ekhlaif Tarawneh confirmed in a post on social media platform, Facebook, that he will adopt the idea of the gradual rescission of the “Parallel” Bachelor’s programme,...
  • »“Abyad” Workers Protest at Company Headquarters in Amman

    Sun 13 March / Mar 2016. 12:00 AM
    KERAK — Hundreds of workers at the Abyad fertilisers and chemicals factory held a sit-in today, Sunday,  in front of the Company’s headquarters in Amman, in protest to revoking the labourers demands.
    Striking workings along with...
  • »JU Movement Asserts to Being Pacifist and No Political Agendas

    Sun 13 March / Mar 2016. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —Al Ghad— JU head of student union confirms that the open protests by the University students against the decision to increase parallel and post-grad tuition fees will continue until the decision is revoked, insisting the sit-in is...
  • »Royal Decree to Pass Election Bill Expected Within Days

    Sun 13 March / Mar 2016. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN — Minister of Political and Parliamentary Affairs Khaled Kalaldeh weights on the division of the electoral circles (pools) to be conducted within the current week to be drafted and presented to Cabinet, in accordance to the 2015...
  • »Will the “Ben Guerdane” Scenario Happen Again?

    Sun 13 March / Mar 2016. 12:00 AM
    The “Ben Guerdane” Operation —a Tunisian city, entails a serious development in the methods of the “ISIS” terrorist organisation. One that should be considered by all countries of the region facing the perils of...
  • »Let Our Dreams Hang No More!

    Sat 12 March / Mar 2016. 12:00 AM
    Many dialogues and discussions, occur along the lines of workshops and continuous sessions, attended and held by established partners in the telecommunications and information technology sector. The goal, however, is the development of a new...
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