Local News Archive
  • »Jordan not among countries to fight 'Islamic State': Gov't

    Mon 8 September / Sep 2014. 07:30 AM
    State Minister for Media Affairs and Communications, Mohammad Momani, reiterated the prime minister's statement which he made yesterday, that Jordan is not on the list of the ten-country alliance to confront Islamic state insurgents.
  • »Islamic State's appeal presents Jordan with new test

    Fri 29 August / Aug 2014. 08:26 PM
    He had a good job and a loving family, but it wasn't enough for a 25-year old Jordanian who abandoned his life of privilege in Amman to join the Islamic State group that has seized swathes of neighboring Iraq and Syria.
  • »Authorities arrest ISIS, Nusra Front suspects

    Thu 28 August / Aug 2014. 01:06 PM
    Jordanian authorities have launched a crackdown on alleged supporters of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) and the Al-Nusra Front, arresting more than 40 suspects on Monday and Tuesday.
  • »Iraq crisis worsens Jordan's economic woes

    Tue 26 August / Aug 2014. 01:38 PM
    As violence escalates in Iraq, neighbouring Jordan is facing a dire economic situation. Trade between the two countries, once a pillar of the Jordanian economy, has dropped dramatically.
  • »PM: Government entities' performance 'below expectations, unacceptable'

    Mon 25 August / Aug 2014. 06:55 PM
    Prime Minister Abdullah Ensour on Sunday chaired a meeting of the public institutions taking part in the King Abdullah II Award for Excellence and said the evaluation of the performance of most government entities this year is "below expectations and unacceptable".
  • »King: Jordan's stability, invincibility fruits of citizens' awareness

    Mon 25 August / Aug 2014. 06:53 PM
    His Majesty King Abdullah II said, on Sunday, that the stability and invincibility of Jordan is the fruits of citizens' awareness and strategic institutionalized effort by the state since the establishment of the Kingdom.
  • »EU announces Cultural Exchange Activities in Jordan

    Tue 19 August / Aug 2014. 10:30 AM
    The European Union delegation in Jordan announced on Monday its cultural exchange activities which will begin on August 30 and run until the end of October.
  • »King: Gaza offensive ‘bloodiest, most devastating’

    Sun 10 August / Aug 2014. 04:00 AM
    His Majesty King Abdullah said Israel is responsible for the aggression on Gaza, and the entire world bears the responsibility of ending an occupation, which is the last of its kind in modern history.
  • »Report: Jordan deports Palestinian refugees

    Sat 9 August / Aug 2014. 06:51 PM
    The Jordanian government has been criticised by a human rights group for forcing Palestinian refugees fleeing the conflict in Syria to return to the conflict-stricken country.
  • »ISIL a majority within Jordanian Jihadi Salafists

    Wed 6 August / Aug 2014. 11:20 AM
    The number of the supporters of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) within the Jordanian Jihadi Salafist movement is increasing, prompting experts to say they have become a majority within the movement.
  • »Jordan’s homegrown ISIL ‘not a security threat’

    Wed 6 August / Aug 2014. 08:44 AM
    Homegrown radical group formerly known as the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) is not a threat to Jordan’s security, a leader at the organization has said.
  • »Gendarmerie officer killed during armed assult in Ma’an buried

    Tue 5 August / Aug 2014. 09:03 AM
    Gendarmerie officer Nart Haytham Aziz Nafash, who was killed during an armed assault on a public security department post in down town, Ma’an, was buried yesterday in Amman.
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