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Jordan Arrests 33 on Financial and Criminal Charges. (Shutterstock)
October 18, 2018 - 10:14 GMT
The Judicial Enforcement Department personnel arrested 33 suspects wanted for various financial and crimnal cases.
Jordan's King Abdullah II is restructuring his country's military. (AFP/File)
October 18, 2018 - 09:29 GMT
King Abdullah on Wednesday ordered an overall evaluation of the decentralisation plan to “enhance the advantages and overcome the obstacles” facing the provincial councils elected under this project, a Royal Court statement said.
Tarawneh said in a press statement that the Lower House welcomed an agreement reached with Syria to reopen the border post. (AFP)
October 17, 2018 - 08:01 GMT
Lower House Speaker Atef Tarawneh said on Tuesday that the opening of the Jaber-Nassib border crossing between Jordan and Syria would promote bilateral economic relations and enhance trade with Europe and Africa.
Vida nods in (Photo: HNS)
October 16, 2018 - 11:03 GMT
Croatia has notched up their first win since the World Cup semi-final against England after they beat Jordan 2-1 in an international friendly on Monday night in Rijeka.
The Hospitality sector will create 20,000 additional jobs by 2020. (Shutterstock)
October 16, 2018 - 09:10 GMT
The non-profit organisation Education for Employment — Jordan (JEFE) on Monday launched a national campaign for the promotion of employment in the hospitality sector.
An image claimed to be for the Baqura and Ghamr areas. (AlwakaaiNews)
October 15, 2018 - 14:21 GMT
The Jordanian government has been under pressure for the last year from Jordanians who are urging their government to end a 25-year lease with Israel to reclaim the ownership of two Jordanians areas; Al Baqura and Al Ghamr from Israel. The two areas in the northern Jordanian Valley have been under Israel’s control for the last 25 years in compliance with the peace treaty between Israel-Jordan. Both two lands were recognised with a Jordanian sovereignty yet with an Israeli private land ownership rights and property interests.
Jordan’s efforts to enhance trade with Palestine faces obstacles by Israeli occupation authorities attempting to keep the Palestinian market under Israeli control. (Shutterstock)
October 15, 2018 - 09:43 GMT
Jordan’s efforts to enhance trade with Palestine faces obstacles by Israeli occupation authorities attempting to keep the Palestinian market under Israeli control.
The Syrian side of the Nasib border crossing with Jordan. (AFP/File)
October 15, 2018 - 08:24 GMT
Minister of State for Media Affairs and Government Spokesperson Jumana Ghunaimat on Sunday announced that the Jaber/Nasib border crossing between Jordan and Syria will be reopened on Monday.
Jordan's King Abdullah II delivers a speech to the parliament, as he opens the third regular session session in the capital Amman on October 14, 2018. (KHALIL MAZRAAWI / AFP)
October 15, 2018 - 07:59 GMT
King Abdullah said on Sunday that all Jordanians have an equal right to justice and that corruption will not be left unaddressed to become a chronic social illness.
Jordanian King Abdullah II (Twitter)
October 12, 2018 - 06:00 GMT
Jordanian King Abdullah II on Thursday approved a minor reshuffle of Prime Minister Omar al-Razzaz’s six-month-old cabinet, according to a statement issued by Jordan’s Royal Court.
Old City of Jerusalem (Shutterstock)
October 12, 2018 - 02:00 GMT
The Program and External Relations Commission (PX) of the Executive Board of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) adopted, on Wednesday, by consensus two resolutions on Palestine in the framework of its 205th plenary meeting.
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October 11, 2018 - 11:04 GMT
The U.N.’s fund for children, UNICEF, has urged warring parties in Syria to allow basic health service deliveries to tens of thousands of increasingly desperate Syrians trapped in the desert near the Jordanian border.
Total assistance committed under the JRP and excluding refugee support of $165.3 million reached about  930 million. (Shutterstock)
October 11, 2018 - 07:28 GMT
The total foreign assistance committed to Jordan as of September 30 reached $1.09 billion, a statement by Ministry of Planning and International Cooperation said.
Jordan King Abduallah meets with Lebanese Foreign Minister Gebran Bassil in Amman. (Twitter/@RHCJO)
October 10, 2018 - 08:23 GMT
King Abdullah on Tuesday received Lebanese Foreign Minister and Presidential Envoy Gebran Bassil, who handed the King an invitation from President Michel Aoun to attend the Arab Economic and Social Development Summit, slated to be held in Beirut in January.
Jordanian Foreign Minister Ayman Safadi. (AFP/File)
October 10, 2018 - 08:20 GMT
Minister of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates Ayman Safadi on Tuesday held talks with his Lebanese counterpart Gebran Bassil, focusing on ways to enhance bilateral cooperation, a Foreign Ministry statement said.
The ministry also announced the continuation of its joint labour inspection campaigns in all industrial, commercial, service and agricultural establishments across the Kingdom. (Shutterstock)
October 09, 2018 - 06:38 GMT
The Labour Ministry said on Sunday it is considering taking further measures to regulate the labour market, including the intensification of night labour inspections at commercial establishments.