Local News Archive
  • »Jordan, Sudan sign 19 agreements to boost cooperation in various fields

    Wed 2 April / Apr 2014. 05:18 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. 05:16 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. 05:10 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. 03:18 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. 08:29 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. 05:18 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. 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.
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