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European Parliament vice president calls for supporting refugee-burdened Jordan
AMMAN — Vice President of the European Parliament and President of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Union for the Mediterranean (UfM) David Sassoli on Saturday called for supporting refugee-hosting countries, especially Jordan. Sassoli said that (...)
Jordan Times - 16 February 2019
Turkey’s Erdogan says no going back from S-400 deal with Russia — NTV
ANKARA — Turkey will not turn back from its deal to buy S-400 missile systems from Russia, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan was quoted as saying on Saturday, a day after an informal deadline Washington set for Ankara to respond to a rival offer (...)
Jordan Times - 16 February 2019
Garment sector stakeholders say setting up ‘sales period’ would help organise market
AMMAN — The garment sector, which suffered a steep drop in sales last year, is asking the Ministry of Industry, Trade and Supply to fulfil its four-year-long demand to restrict sales and discounts to a certain time of year. President of the (...)
Jordan Times - 16 February 2019
Jordan ranks 4th in region on economic freedom index; experts outline shortfalls
AMMAN — Jordan was ranked 4th among 14 countries in the Middle East and North Africa region (MENA) in the 2019 Index of Economic Freedom, but economists say more needs to be done to promote investment. The country has been awarded an economic (...)
Jordan Times - 16 February 2019
Post-Qadhafi Libya slides from crisis to crisis 8 years on
Tripoli — Eight years after the revolt in Libya against Muammer Qadhafi's authoritarian regime, a modern and democratic state remains a distant dream in a country which has been sliding from crisis to crisis. While no major celebrations are (...)
Jordan Times - 16 February 2019
Prickly pears: ‘humble’ cactus brings hope to Algeria
SIDI FREDJ, Algeria — For generations Algerians like the Gueldasmi family have barely eked out a living growing prickly pear fruits, but thanks to the cactus's new found virtues their lives are steadily improving. Now, my future is here. There is (...)
Jordan Times - 16 February 2019
Daesh’s 'caliphate' on brink of defeat in Syria
NEAR BAGHOUZ, Syria — US-backed fighters in Syria are poised to capture Daesh’s last, tiny enclave on the Euphrates, the battle commander said on Saturday, bringing its self-declared caliphate to the brink of total defeat. Jiya Furat said the (...)
Jordan Times - 16 February 2019
Iran rejects anti-Semitism allegation by Pence
DUBAI — Iran on Saturday rejected accusations of anti-Semitism levelled against it by US Vice President Mike Pence, saying it respected Judaism but opposed Israel, which Tehran said was acting like a killing machine against the Palestinians. (...)
Jordan Times - 16 February 2019
Sudan lawmakers postpone meeting on Bashir term limits
KHARTOUM — A Sudanese parliamentary committee has postponed a meeting on amending the country's constitution to allow President Omar Al Bashir to run for a new term, state media reported on Saturday. The session, set for Sunday, has been shelved (...)
Jordan Times - 16 February 2019
Yemen FM says seated next to Netanyahu in ‘error’
DUBAI — Yemen's top diplomat said a protocol error landed him next to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu at a conference in the Polish capital Warsaw and that his country's stance on the Palestinian issue remained unchanged. Protocol (...)
Jordan Times - 16 February 2019
Cold weather today, unstable conditions tomorrow
AMMONNEWS - Cold weather conditions are forecast, on Saturday, with a chance for scattered showers nationwide, the Jordan Meteorological Department (JMD) said in its daily update.Winds will be westerly moderate, changing to brisk, the JMD (...)
Ammon - 16 February 2019
Officer killed in Balqa blast buried in hometown
AMMONNEWS - Warrant Officer Mus'ab Ottoum who was killed in the line of duty in the Blaqa blast incident yesterday was laid to rest in Jerash's Souf town on Friday.Ottoum received a military funeral by the Jordan Armed Forces- Arab Army General (...)
Ammon - 15 February 2019
Police officer killed in Blaqa blast laid to rest
AMMONNEWS - A police officer who was killed yesterday in the line of duty in the Blaqa blast incident was laid to rest Friday in his hometown Mahis. First Lieutenant Ahmed Mahmoud Jaloudi of the Public Security Department received a military (...)
Ammon - 15 February 2019
Explosives found in Balqa similar to those used in 2018 attack
AMMONNEWS - Security forces have unearthed more homemade explosives near the scene of Thursday's twin blasts that claimed the lives of two security officers and a citizen, State Minister for Media Affairs Jumana Ghunaimat affirmed Friday.Bomb (...)
Ammon - 15 February 2019
Jordanian dies in Bahrain
AMMONNEWS - The Foreign Ministry's Operations Director has said that a Jordanian citizen who works for the Bahrain Defence Force has died, and the ministry was following on the incident.Preliminary reports indicate that death was due to natural (...)
Ammon - 15 February 2019
3 Public Security officers kills 3 in Landmine in Salt
AMMONNEWS - A security source announced the death of 3 members of the Public Security Directorate (PSD) and the armed forces, and others wounded in a mine explosion in Salt on Thursday.PSD had announced earlier the death of farmer in Balqa-Salt (...)
Ammon - 14 February 2019
Joint Senate panel endorses labor bill
AMMONNEWS - The Joint Law and Labor Committee of the Senate approved the amended Labor Law 2019 as passed by the Lower House of Parliament with some changes.During a committee meeting held on Thursday, chaired by the head of the Legal Senate (...)
Ammon - 14 February 2019
Depression forecast to bring rain across Kingdom over weekend
AMMONNEWS - A drop in temperatures is expected Monday, bringing cold and partly cloudy conditions with showers at the northern regions, the Jordan Meteorological Department (JMD) said in its daily brief.In the afternoon, the Kingdom will be (...)
Ammon - 14 February 2019
Foreign ministry follows up on Jordanians in Israeli prisons
AMMONNEWS - In response to news related to Jordanians in Israeli prisons, the Ministry of Foreign and Expatriate Affairs confirmed that it is closely following up on the situation of Jordanians in Israeli prisons, and that this issue is a top (...)
Ammon - 13 February 2019
PSD warns of foreign currency exchange fraud
AMMONNEWS - The Public Security Directorate (PSD) has warned citizens to take precautions to avoid fraud in the exchange of foreign currencies below the market price.Despite repeated warnings issued by the PSD to raise awareness and to avoid (...)
Ammon - 13 February 2019
FM represents Jordan in Warsaw conference
AMMONNEWS - Minister of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates, Ayman Safadi, will represent Jordan at the Ministerial Conference on Promoting the Future of Peace and Security in the Middle East, which will be hosted by the Polish capital of Warsaw, (...)
Ammon - 13 February 2019

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