Local News Archive
  • »Positive developments for women’s rights in Jordan: UN

    Sat 22 February / Feb 2014. 04:49 PM
    The United Nations is counting on Jordan to support the rights, empowerment, peace and security for women in different parts of the world.
  • »King holds talks with President of Kosovo

    Sat 22 February / Feb 2014. 04:48 PM
    His Majesty King Abdullah II on Thursday held talks with President of the Republic of Kosovo Atifete Jahjaga, who is on a several-day official visit to Jordan.
  • »Kosovo President begins visit to Jordan

    Wed 19 February / Feb 2014. 03:24 PM
    Kosovo President Atifete Jahjaga arrived in Amman on Wednesday in an official visit to the Kingdom.
  • »Jordan, UAE discuss ties, regional issues

    Tue 18 February / Feb 2014. 12:00 PM
    Hosting more than a million Syrian refugees in Jordan has stretched the Jordanian economy and put burdens that outweigh the country's capabilities and potential, said Speaker of the Lower House Atef Tarawneh.
  • »Challenges ahead for Jordan’s telecom sector

    Tue 18 February / Feb 2014. 12:00 AM
    The mobile market in Jordan is relatively mature and saturated, with a penetration rate of 155% as of the third quarter of 2013, according to the Telecommunications Regulatory Commission (TRC).
  • »Jordan made outstanding achievements despite meagre resources: PM

    Mon 17 February / Feb 2014. 10:28 AM
    Despite its small size and limited resources, Jordan had made outstanding achievements in the areas of social security, education and human capacity in addition to its role in promoting peace and development to build the Middle East, Prime Minister Abdullah Ensour said.
  • »Israeli Knesset's plans to end Jordanian guardianship over Jerusalem anger lawmakers

    Mon 17 February / Feb 2014. 10:28 AM
    A proposed plan by Israeli Knesset's to draft a law ending the Hashemite guardianship on Muslim and Christian holy places in Jerusalem sparked anger among lawmakers on Sunday, saying the move, if taken, is a breach of the Jordanian-Israeli peace treaty.
  • »Jordan foils infiltration attempt into its territory

    Mon 17 February / Feb 2014. 10:16 AM
    Jordanian Border guard foiled an infiltration attempt at dawn on Monday from Syria, an official security source said.
  • »King, Obama hold summit meeting in California

    Sat 15 February / Feb 2014. 02:34 PM
    His Majesty King Abdullah and U.S. President Barack Obama held a summit meeting in California on Saturday that focused on cooperation and strategic partnership between Jordan and the United States and ways to further boost these in various fields in the interest of both countries.
  • »US promises more aid to Jordan to cope with refugees

    Sat 15 February / Feb 2014. 02:20 PM
    US President Barack Obama intends to provide $1 billion in loan guarantees to Jordan and to renew an agreement ensuring a minimum level of annual U.S. aid through 2019 as the kingdom copes with a flood of Syrian refugees.
  • »Jordan to re-export controversial gas cylinders

    Thu 13 February / Feb 2014. 06:25 PM
    Jordan Petroleum Refinery Company (JPRC) said on Thursday it will re-export the 250,000 gas cylinders found unfit for use within the Kingdom, ending more than four months of controversy surrounding the JD5 million deal.
  • »King meets Foreign Relations Committee

    Thu 13 February / Feb 2014. 05:16 PM
    His Majesty King Abdullah met key members of the US Congress on Wednesday in Washington DC and discussed bilateral relations, developments in the peace process, and the Syrian crisis.
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