Local News Archive
  • »Russian plane brings supplies for Syrian refugees

    Sat 29 March / Mar 2014. 03:01 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. 08:56 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.
  • »Jordan one of 'least happy' countries worldwide: report

    Sat 22 March / Mar 2014. 05:00 PM
    Jordan ranked as one of the "least happy" countries worldwide, according to a survey issued by Jetpac.com.
  • »Planning a comeback for Jordan’s tourism industry

    Sat 22 March / Mar 2014. 03:01 PM
    While Jordan’s tourism industry continues to labour under the weight of regional instability, with official figures showing a 14% decline in the number of visitors in 2013, a variety of novel initiatives could hold the key to recovery.
  • »Border guards foil weapons, drugs smuggling from Syria

    Thu 20 March / Mar 2014. 05:58 PM
    An official source at the General Command of the Jordan Armed Forces said that two cars tried to cross the border from Syria to Jordan ,Tuesday evening, and did not comply with the warnings of the border guards.
  • »King receives Kuwait's army chief

    Tue 18 March / Mar 2014. 05:51 PM
    His Majesty King Abdullah II met Chief of the General Staff of the Kuwaiti Army Lt.-Gen. Staff Abdulrahman Mohammad Al-Othman and discussed ties between the two countries.
  • »Jordan, U.S. sign water assistance agreement

    Tue 18 March / Mar 2014. 05:48 PM
    U.S. Ambassador to Jordan Stuart E. Jones has signed a $165 million water assistance agreement with Jordan’s Ministry of Water and Irrigation and donated a $183,000 scan van made possible by the U.S. Government’s Export Control and Border Security program (EXBS).
  • »Jordanian investor kidnapped in Iraq

    Tue 18 March / Mar 2014. 05:46 PM
    A Jordanian investor and an Iraqi cement factory manager were abducted on Tuesday in the western Iraqi city of Ramadi, a police source said.
  • »Jordan denounces Israel closure of Al Aqsa

    Mon 17 March / Mar 2014. 04:46 PM
    Jordan on Monday condemned Israel's closure of the Al-Aqsa mosque before Palestinians, Government Spokesperson Mohammad Al Momani said.
  • »Stop the bloodshed

    Thu 13 March / Mar 2014. 08:39 PM
    The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) is joining thousands of people across the world from Jordan to Moscow to Washington on Thursday, March 13, to mark the 3rd anniversary of the Syrian crisis, which has forced more than 2.5 million to flee their homes in Syria and seek refuge in neighbouring countries.
  • »Security disperse protesters in front of Israeli embassy in Amman

    Mon 10 March / Mar 2014. 06:57 PM
    Jordanian security personnel dispersed tens of activists Monday evening protesting in front of the Israeli embassy in Amman after Israeli forces shot dead a Jordanian judge.
  • »UN official voices optimism over Jordan's efforts to empower women

    Sat 8 March / Mar 2014. 03:32 PM
    UN Women Representative for Jordan and Syria country office, Giuseppe Belsito, expressed optimism over Jordan’s official and non-official efforts to support women's rights, achieve gender equality and ensure empowerment of women.
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