Latest news from Jordan, in Jordanian newspapers

Hot weather forecast for three days
AMMONNEWS - Temperatures are forecast to rise few degrees on Monday, bringing moderate conditions across many parts of the country and relatively hot weather in the Jordan Valley an the Dead Sea, the Jordan Meteorological Department (JMD) said (...)
Ammon - 20 May 2019
Saudi Arabia says it seeks to avert war, ball in Iran's court
RIYADH — Saudi Arabia said on Sunday it wanted to avert war in the region but stood ready to respond with “all strength” following last week’s attacks on Saudi oil assets, telling Iran that the ball was now in its court. Riyadh has accused Tehran of (...)
Jordan Times - 19 May 2019
Professional associations to organise national forum in June
AMMAN — The Professional Associations Council on Sunday said that it will organise a national forum in June to discuss all challenges facing the Kingdom and ways to address them. Council President Ahmed Zoubi said the professional associations (...)
Jordan Times - 19 May 2019
Bomb blast hits tourist bus near Egypt pyramids, injuring 17
GIZA, Egypt — A bomb blast hit a tourist bus near Egypt's famed Giza pyramids on Sunday, wounding at least 17 people, including South Africans, in the latest blow to the country's tourism industry. The roadside bomb went off as the bus was being (...)
Jordan Times - 19 May 2019
Sudan protesters insist on civilian head for new governing body
KHARTOUM — Sudanese protest leaders said Sunday they will insist a civilian runs a planned new governing body in new talks with army rulers, as Islamists warned against excluding sharia from the political roadmap. The Alliance for Freedom and (...)
Jordan Times - 19 May 2019
Journalists Ajlouni, Hmouz released following short detention
AMMAN — Journalists Mohammad Ajlouni and Rana Hmouz were released on Sunday from detention over a programme that criticised a security commander. Jordan Press Association member Khaled Qudah confirmed the journalists' release. Meanwhile, (...)
Jordan Times - 19 May 2019
Breast cancer programme completes 2nd TOT training project in Maan, Mafraq
AMMAN — The Jordan Breast Cancer Programme (JBCP) on Sunday announced the conclusion of the “Training-of-Trainers (TOT) Agents of Change” projects in Maan and Mafraq for the current year, 2019. The programme launched and concluded two other (...)
Jordan Times - 19 May 2019
Six Jordanian start-ups take part in Viva Tech conference in Paris
AMMAN — Chief Executive and Chairman of Orange Group Stéphane Richard, in press remarks on the sidelines of the Viva Technology conference in Paris, Thursday through Saturday, highlighted the importance of his meeting with His Majesty King (...)
Jordan Times - 19 May 2019
Rebels say Syrian army fails to retake Latakia mountain
AMMAN — Syrian rebels held onto a commanding position in a mountain range in the coastal province of Latakia, the ancestral home of Syrian President Bashar Assad, after government forces were forced to withdraw. They said the army's attempt was (...)
Jordan Times - 19 May 2019
Curious foreigners get rare chance to sample Emirati culture
DUBAI — No question was off limits for curious tourists and foreign residents of Dubai wanting to learn more about Emirati culture and the Muslim fasting month of Ramadan. Emiratis make up less than 10 per cent of those living in Dubai, the most (...)
Jordan Times - 19 May 2019
European elections: Voting differs across countries
PARIS — Each country in the European Union has its own rules for voting in the May 23-26 elections to the bloc’s parliament. Here is an overview. Who votes when? Twenty-one of the EU’s 28 members go to the polls on May 26, a Sunday, including (...)
Jordan Times - 19 May 2019
Parliamentary committee meets PM, governmental team
AMMONNEWS - The Lower House’s Economy and Investment Committee, Prime Minister Omar Razzaz and a governmental economic team on Sunday discussed the management's structure of the economic and investment fields. Razzaz said the government will (...)
Ammon - 19 May 2019
Protection will be provided to medical personnel, says interior minister
AMMONNEWS - Minister of Interior, Salama Hammad, pledged providing adequate protection to health personnel in government hospitals and vowed to ensure the necessary budgetary allocations for this purpose.The minister's remarks came during his (...)
Ammon - 19 May 2019
AND foils narcotic pills smuggling
AMMONNEWS - The Anti-Narcotics Department (AND) foiled an attempt of an Arab nationality to smuggle a million and a quarter narcotic pills through a border crossings inside his vehicle to a neighboring country and arrested him, according to the (...)
Ammon - 19 May 2019
Moderate weather expected over next two days
AMMONNEWS - Moderate conditions will prevail in most regions of the Kingdom on Sunday but it will be relatively hot in the Jordan Valley, Dead Sea and Aqaba with north westerly moderate to brisk winds, according to Jordan Meteorological (...)
Ammon - 19 May 2019
Royal Decree approves bylaws of new ministries
AMMONNEWS - A Royal Decree was issued on Saturday approving the bylaws of Ministries of Local Administration, and Digital Economy and Entrepreneurship.The Royal Decree was issued approving the bylaw of the Minister of Local Administration (...)
Ammon - 18 May 2019
Tarawneh : Health Ministry has responsibility to protect its doctors
AMMONNEWS - Lower House Speaker Atef Tarawneh said Saturday that attacks on doctors in public hospitals continue to haunt all of the society, calling for more protection of such 'humanitarian professions'.He spoke after a female doctor was (...)
Ammon - 18 May 2019
Jordanian husband, wife arrive after being lost in Syria
AMMONNEWS - The spokesperson of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates , Ambassador Sufian Al-Qudah confirmed that the Jordanian husband,and his wife who have disappeared before two days they entered the Jaber Border Crossing today (...)
Ammon - 18 May 2019
Moderate weather expected over next two days
AMMONNEWS - A tangible drop in temperatures is expected on Saturday becoming around their seasonal average. Therefore, moderate conditions will prevail in hilly areas while it will be relatively hot in the Jordan Valley and Dead Sea with north (...)
Ammon - 18 May 2019
‘Normal summer weather expected Saturday ‘
AMMAN — Relatively hot weather is forecast on Friday in the mountains and plains and is expected to prevail in the other parts of the country, the Jordan Meteorological Department (JMD) said on Thursday. High-altitude clouds are also expected in (...)
Jordan Times - 16 May 2019
Iran accuses US of 'unacceptable' escalation in tensions
TOKYO — Iran accused the United States Thursday of an unacceptable escalation of tensions and said Tehran was showing maximum restraint despite Washington's withdrawal from a nuclear deal with world powers. Tensions were already high after (...)
Jordan Times - 16 May 2019



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