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PM: Gov't entities to be penalized for failing to uphold health safety protocols

AMMONNEWS - Prime Minister Omar Razzaz on Tuesday instructed the competent authorities to enforce the penalties set forth in the defense orders against public entities and agencies which failed to ensure adherence to health safety measures.Since the outbreak
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PM: Gov't entities to be penalized for failing to uphold health safety protocols

AMMONNEWS - Prime Minister Omar Razzaz on Tuesday instructed the competent authorities to enforce the penalties set forth in the defense orders against public entities and agencies which failed to ensure adherence to health safety measures.Since the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic in the Kingd

Whopping 634 COVID-19 infections recorded in Jordan

AMMONNEWS - A record high of 634 COVID-19 infections were recorded across the Kingdom on Tuesday, Minister of Health Saad Jaber told journalists in the National Center For Security and Crisis Management (NCSCM).Breaking down the cases, Jaber said: 273 cases w
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Whopping 634 COVID-19 infections recorded in Jordan

AMMONNEWS - A record high of 634 COVID-19 infections were recorded across the Kingdom on Tuesday, Minister of Health Saad Jaber told journalists in the National Center For Security and Crisis Management (NCSCM).Breaking down the cases, Jaber said: 273 cases were recorded in Amman, 120 in Balqa,

Gov't relies on people's awareness in fight against COVID-19

AMMONNEWS - The government is relying on the awareness of people in the fight against COVID-19, following its latest decision to stop placing security health lockdowns on buildings, Minister of State for Media Affairs Amjad Adaileh said Tuesday.In a briefing
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Gov't relies on people's awareness in fight against COVID-19

AMMONNEWS - The government is relying on the awareness of people in the fight against COVID-19, following its latest decision to stop placing security health lockdowns on buildings, Minister of State for Media Affairs Amjad Adaileh said Tuesday.In a briefing at the National Center for Security a

King delivers Jordan’s address at 75th UNGA session

AMMONNEWS - His Majesty King Abdullah on Tuesday participated in the 75th Session of the United Nations General Assembly, held virtually for the first time.Delivering Jordan’s address at the general debate, King Abdullah said: "We can only overcome COVID-19
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King delivers Jordan’s address at 75th UNGA session

AMMONNEWS - His Majesty King Abdullah on Tuesday participated in the 75th Session of the United Nations General Assembly, held virtually for the first time.Delivering Jordan’s address at the general debate, King Abdullah said: "We can only overcome COVID-19, and what comes beyond it, through a r

Ma'an Ileha district under two-week curfew as of next Thursday, announces government

AMMONNEWS - Based on the recommendation of the Covid-19 Crisis Cell at the National Centre for Security and Crisis Management (NCSCM), the Committee for the Sustainability of Work, Production and Supply Chains has decided on Tuesday, to impose a comprehensiv
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Ma'an Ileha district under two-week curfew as of next Thursday, announces government

AMMONNEWS - Based on the recommendation of the Covid-19 Crisis Cell at the National Centre for Security and Crisis Management (NCSCM), the Committee for the Sustainability of Work, Production and Supply Chains has decided on Tuesday, to impose a comprehensive two-week curfew on Ileha district in the

Gov't to stop placing buildings under security lockdown

AMMONNEWS - The government will stop placing buildings under security lockdown in response to COVID-19, instead contacts of confirmed cases will be required to self-quarantine at home pending the results of their tests, Minister of State for Media Affairs Amj
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Gov't to stop placing buildings under security lockdown

AMMONNEWS - The government will stop placing buildings under security lockdown in response to COVID-19, instead contacts of confirmed cases will be required to self-quarantine at home pending the results of their tests, Minister of State for Media Affairs Amjad Adaileh said Monday.Adaileh, who i

2 deaths, 266 new Covid-19 cases

AMMONNEWS - Two deaths and 266 new infections with the coronavirus, including 264 local cases, were reported on Monday in the Kingdom, Health Minister, Saed Jaber, announced.The new local infections include: 166 in Amman, 25 in Karak, 38 in Balqa', 8 in Irbid
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2 deaths, 266 new Covid-19 cases

AMMONNEWS - Two deaths and 266 new infections with the coronavirus, including 264 local cases, were reported on Monday in the Kingdom, Health Minister, Saed Jaber, announced.The new local infections include: 166 in Amman, 25 in Karak, 38 in Balqa', 8 in Irbid, 10 in Zarqa, 3 in Ma'an, 1 in Ajlou

Heatwave expected to subside today

AMMONNEWS - A heatwave that affected the Kingdom over the past days is expected to ease off as of Monday, so the weather will change to be moderate over the mountains and plains and relatively hot in other parts of the Kingdom, the Jordan Meteorological Depar
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Heatwave expected to subside today

AMMONNEWS - A heatwave that affected the Kingdom over the past days is expected to ease off as of Monday, so the weather will change to be moderate over the mountains and plains and relatively hot in other parts of the Kingdom, the Jordan Meteorological Department (JMD) said in its daily update.

Health official : No hotspot of COVID-19 in Jerash

AMMONNEWS - Director of Jerash Health Affairs, Mohammed Tahan, said that there is no hotspot for the novel coronavirus in the governorate, indicating that all cases recorded in Jerash have come from other cities through being in contact or sharing homes with
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Health official : No hotspot of COVID-19 in Jerash

AMMONNEWS - Director of Jerash Health Affairs, Mohammed Tahan, said that there is no hotspot for the novel coronavirus in the governorate, indicating that all cases recorded in Jerash have come from other cities through being in contact or sharing homes with infected people.Speaking to «Petra» o

Prince El-Hassan urges deep-dive into water-energy-food nexus

AMMONNEWS - His Highness Prince El-Hassan bin Talal, Chairman of the Higher Council for Science and Technology, has called for formulating a realistic proposal that includes the implementation of a feasibility study over the interconnection between water, ene
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Prince El-Hassan urges deep-dive into water-energy-food nexus

AMMONNEWS - His Highness Prince El-Hassan bin Talal, Chairman of the Higher Council for Science and Technology, has called for formulating a realistic proposal that includes the implementation of a feasibility study over the interconnection between water, energy and food in the Arab region.In a

PM honors employee for uncovering corruption case

AMMONNEWS - Prime Minister Omar Razzaz on Monday honored a court employee who provided information that helped uncover a corruption case and saved the state's treasury an amount of JOD650,000.The premier welcomed Ibrahim Bosoul, an Irbid Court of First Instan
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PM honors employee for uncovering corruption case

AMMONNEWS - Prime Minister Omar Razzaz on Monday honored a court employee who provided information that helped uncover a corruption case and saved the state's treasury an amount of JOD650,000.The premier welcomed Ibrahim Bosoul, an Irbid Court of First Instance staff member, at the prime ministr

King delivers remarks at WEF Sustainable Development Impact Summit

AMMONNEWS - His Majesty King Abdullah on Monday participated in the World Economic Forum’s Virtual Sustainable Development Impact Summit, held under the theme «Realising a Great Reset for Sustainable Development».The theme is in line with the co
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King delivers remarks at WEF Sustainable Development Impact Summit

AMMONNEWS - His Majesty King Abdullah on Monday participated in the World Economic Forum’s Virtual Sustainable Development Impact Summit, held under the theme «Realising a Great Reset for Sustainable Development».The theme is in line with the concept of «re-globalisation», which has been highlig

King to participate in 75th UNGA session, two sideline summits, via teleconference

AMMONNEWS - His Majesty King Abdullah is set to participate in the 75th session of the United Nations General Assembly on Tuesday, delivering Jordan’s address via teleconference.On the sidelines of the UNGA, King Abdullah is also scheduled to participate i
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King to participate in 75th UNGA session, two sideline summits, via teleconference

AMMONNEWS - His Majesty King Abdullah is set to participate in the 75th session of the United Nations General Assembly on Tuesday, delivering Jordan’s address via teleconference.On the sidelines of the UNGA, King Abdullah is also scheduled to participate in the World Economic Forum’s Sustainable

First UJ student tests positive

AMMONNEWS - The University of Jordan (UJ) has announced on Sunday that the first Covid-19 infection for a student was recorded.In a press statement, the UJ said the infected student, who is currently receiving classes online, has visited the UJ last Wednesday
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First UJ student tests positive

AMMONNEWS - The University of Jordan (UJ) has announced on Sunday that the first Covid-19 infection for a student was recorded.In a press statement, the UJ said the infected student, who is currently receiving classes online, has visited the UJ last Wednesday, but did not mingle with any of coll

PM: «Multiple, conflicting sources of COVID-19 information unacceptable»

AMMONNEWS - Prime Minister Omar Razzaz on Sunday stressed that his government is committed to full transparency and disclosure when it comes to the publication of coronavirus-related information and said a recent multiplicity of sources, which sometimes offe
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PM: «Multiple, conflicting sources of COVID-19 information unacceptable»

AMMONNEWS - Prime Minister Omar Razzaz on Sunday stressed that his government is committed to full transparency and disclosure when it comes to the publication of coronavirus-related information and said a recent multiplicity of sources, which sometimes offer conflicting information, was "unacceptab

Government to maintain anti-Covid-19 measures to protect citizens, says Adaileh

AMMONNEWS - Minister of State for Media Affairs, Amjad Adaileh, said the Cabinet has discussed the most «prominent» pandemic-related developments, and the relevant feedback on several recent governmental decisions.During the Cabinet's session hel
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Government to maintain anti-Covid-19 measures to protect citizens, says Adaileh

AMMONNEWS - Minister of State for Media Affairs, Amjad Adaileh, said the Cabinet has discussed the most «prominent» pandemic-related developments, and the relevant feedback on several recent governmental decisions.During the Cabinet's session held on Sunday, chaired by Prime Minister, Omar Razza

239 new Covid-19 cases, including 231 local infections

AMMONNEWS - Minister of Health, Dr. Sa'ad Jaber, announced that 239 new Covid-19 cases, including 231 local infections, were recorded in the Kingdom, bringing the cumulative number of infections hospitalized since the start of the pandemic to 4,779.The import
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239 new Covid-19 cases, including 231 local infections

AMMONNEWS - Minister of Health, Dr. Sa'ad Jaber, announced that 239 new Covid-19 cases, including 231 local infections, were recorded in the Kingdom, bringing the cumulative number of infections hospitalized since the start of the pandemic to 4,779.The imported cases involve 8 arrivals at quaran

Hot weather forecast Sunday, heatwave to subside tomorow

AMMONNEWS - Relatively hot weather is expected to prevail on Sunday in the hilly areas and plains, while it will remain sizzling in other parts of the Kingdom, with clouds at various altitudes, the Jordan Meteorological Department (JMD) said in its daily upda
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Hot weather forecast Sunday, heatwave to subside tomorow

AMMONNEWS - Relatively hot weather is expected to prevail on Sunday in the hilly areas and plains, while it will remain sizzling in other parts of the Kingdom, with clouds at various altitudes, the Jordan Meteorological Department (JMD) said in its daily update.The hot spell that hit the country

Three new coronavirus cases in Irbid

AMMONNEWS - Three new cases of coronavirus were recorded in Irbid, Governor Radwan Al-Atoum announced Sunday.Al-Atoum told the Jordan News Agency (Petra) that the cases were infected after coming into contact with COVID-19 patients in differnet districts."Th
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Three new coronavirus cases in Irbid

AMMONNEWS - Three new cases of coronavirus were recorded in Irbid, Governor Radwan Al-Atoum announced Sunday.Al-Atoum told the Jordan News Agency (Petra) that the cases were infected after coming into contact with COVID-19 patients in differnet districts."The epidemiological investigation t

Security kills armed, wanted suspect, police officer injured

AMMONNEWS - A wanted person was killed, and two others, his companion and a police officer were injured in an exchange of gunfire on Saturday, according to a media spokesperson for the Public Security Directorate (PSD).The PSD said the suspect, who was manhun
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Security kills armed, wanted suspect, police officer injured

AMMONNEWS - A wanted person was killed, and two others, his companion and a police officer were injured in an exchange of gunfire on Saturday, according to a media spokesperson for the Public Security Directorate (PSD).The PSD said the suspect, who was manhunted on 11 felonies, including firing at

Two COVID-19 infections recorded in Balqa

AMMONNEWS - Two new infections with the novel coronavirus were recorded on Saturday in the Dier Alla district of the Balqa Governorate, governor Nayef Hajjaya told Petra.He noted that the new infections have recently come into contact with confirmed cases, ad
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Two COVID-19 infections recorded in Balqa

AMMONNEWS - Two new infections with the novel coronavirus were recorded on Saturday in the Dier Alla district of the Balqa Governorate, governor Nayef Hajjaya told Petra.He noted that the new infections have recently come into contact with confirmed cases, adding that the new cases were rushed t

Five COVID-19 infections recorded in Irbid, two schools shut down

AMMONNEWS - Five more infections with the coronavirus were recorded in Irbid governorate on Saturday, governor Ridwan Otoom announced.He said the new cases included 3 in the city center and two in the suburbs. Otoom, who is also Irbid's coronavirus czar, sai
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Five COVID-19 infections recorded in Irbid, two schools shut down

AMMONNEWS - Five more infections with the coronavirus were recorded in Irbid governorate on Saturday, governor Ridwan Otoom announced.He said the new cases included 3 in the city center and two in the suburbs. Otoom, who is also Irbid's coronavirus czar, said two private and public schools were

Beirut explosion: Lebanon’s army finds firework cache at devastated port

AMMONNEWS - Lebanon's army said it had found 1.3 tonnes of fireworks during a search of Beirut port, which was devastated last month in a huge blast that was blamed on a large quantity of chemicals kept in poor condition.The army said in a statement, release
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Beirut explosion: Lebanon’s army finds firework cache at devastated port

AMMONNEWS - Lebanon's army said it had found 1.3 tonnes of fireworks during a search of Beirut port, which was devastated last month in a huge blast that was blamed on a large quantity of chemicals kept in poor condition.The army said in a statement, released on its website on Friday, that 1,320

PM promises continued development of gov't performance

AMMONNEWS - Prime Minister Omar Razzaz on Saturday emphasized that his government will continue to develop its performance and upgrade public service offering as ordered by His Majesty King Abdullah II."Successful governments are not the ones that make no mis
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PM promises continued development of gov't performance

AMMONNEWS - Prime Minister Omar Razzaz on Saturday emphasized that his government will continue to develop its performance and upgrade public service offering as ordered by His Majesty King Abdullah II."Successful governments are not the ones that make no mistakes, but rather those that learn fr

Ghor al-Safi, Ghor Al-Mazraeh areas under lockdown as of next Sunday

AMMONNEWS - Director of the Covid-19 Crisis Management Cell, Brigadier Gen. Mazen Faraya, at the National Center for Security and Crisis Management (NCSCM),said the government has decided to impose a 2-week comprehensive curfew in the Ghor al-Safi and Ghor al
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Ghor al-Safi, Ghor Al-Mazraeh areas under lockdown as of next Sunday

AMMONNEWS - Director of the Covid-19 Crisis Management Cell, Brigadier Gen. Mazen Faraya, at the National Center for Security and Crisis Management (NCSCM),said the government has decided to impose a 2-week comprehensive curfew in the Ghor al-Safi and Ghor al-Mazraa regions in Karak governorate, as

279 new Covid-19 cases, including 270 local infections, recorded on Thursday

AMMONNEWS - Minister of Health, Dr. Sa'ad Jaber, announced that 279 new Covid-19 cases were recorded, bringing the total caseload since the start of the pandemic to 3852.
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279 new Covid-19 cases, including 270 local infections, recorded on Thursday

AMMONNEWS - Minister of Health, Dr. Sa'ad Jaber, announced that 279 new Covid-19 cases were recorded, bringing the total caseload since the start of the pandemic to 3852.

First COVID-19 case recorded in Tafileh

AMMONNEWS - Director of Health Affairs in Tafileh, Khaled Al-Khawaldeh, announced that the first case of COVID-19 has been recorded in the governorate on Thursday dawn.Speaking to «Petra», Al-Khawaldeh said that the new patient is a worker at a se
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First COVID-19 case recorded in Tafileh

AMMONNEWS - Director of Health Affairs in Tafileh, Khaled Al-Khawaldeh, announced that the first case of COVID-19 has been recorded in the governorate on Thursday dawn.Speaking to «Petra», Al-Khawaldeh said that the new patient is a worker at a security and protection company in Al-Bashir Hospit

175 new Covid-19 cases, including 171 local infections, recorded on Wednesday

AMMONNEWS - The Ministry of Health announced that 175 new Covid-19 cases, including 171 local infections, were recorded in the Kingdom on Wednesday, bringing the total caseload to 3,852.Among the the new domestic cases, 96 were in the capital, Amman, 20 in Ka
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175 new Covid-19 cases, including 171 local infections, recorded on Wednesday

AMMONNEWS - The Ministry of Health announced that 175 new Covid-19 cases, including 171 local infections, were recorded in the Kingdom on Wednesday, bringing the total caseload to 3,852.Among the the new domestic cases, 96 were in the capital, Amman, 20 in Karak, 19 in Balqa, 16 in Irbid, 13 in

MoSD suspends operations as employee tests positive with COVID-19

AMMONNEWS - The Ministry of Social Development (MoSD) Wednesday said its suspending operations and providing services to the public after one of its employees had tested positive with COVID-19.As a preventive measure, the MoSD said it will stop providing serv
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MoSD suspends operations as employee tests positive with COVID-19

AMMONNEWS - The Ministry of Social Development (MoSD) Wednesday said its suspending operations and providing services to the public after one of its employees had tested positive with COVID-19.As a preventive measure, the MoSD said it will stop providing services to the public as of Thursday unt

Jordan continues to swelter in scorching weather

AMMONNEWS - The blazing heat wave that is currently sweeping across most parts of the Kingdom has pushed temperatures well above annual average by almost 7- 8 degrees today, bringing hot and dry weather with clouds at different altitudes, according to the Jor
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Jordan continues to swelter in scorching weather

AMMONNEWS - The blazing heat wave that is currently sweeping across most parts of the Kingdom has pushed temperatures well above annual average by almost 7- 8 degrees today, bringing hot and dry weather with clouds at different altitudes, according to the Jordan Meteorological Department (JMD).T

COVID-19 test prices announced

AMMONNEWS - The Ministry of Health on Wednesday announced the prices of voluntary coronavirus tests at private laboratories, placing the cost of the GeneXpert Xpert Xpress SARS-CoV-2 test, which delivers the result in 45 minutes, at JOD70.The RT-PCR and AIGS-
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COVID-19 test prices announced

AMMONNEWS - The Ministry of Health on Wednesday announced the prices of voluntary coronavirus tests at private laboratories, placing the cost of the GeneXpert Xpert Xpress SARS-CoV-2 test, which delivers the result in 45 minutes, at JOD70.The RT-PCR and AIGS-PCR tests cost JOD45 each, and return

PM says gov't won't reintroduce total lockdown

AMMONNEWS - Prime Minister Omar Razzaz on Wednesday said his government will not resort to the re-imposition of a total curfew and stressed that this requires strong commitment by the public to health safety measures with the spike in COVID-19 infections.Spea
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PM says gov't won't reintroduce total lockdown

AMMONNEWS - Prime Minister Omar Razzaz on Wednesday said his government will not resort to the re-imposition of a total curfew and stressed that this requires strong commitment by the public to health safety measures with the spike in COVID-19 infections.Speaking to a local morning radio show, R

Lockdown on 13 buildings in Amman lifted, says its governor

AMMONNEWS - Governor of Amman, Dr. Sa'ad Shehab, decided on Wednesday to lift the lockdown on 13 residential buildings in the capital after the necessary measures were completed.In a press statement, Shehab said the buildings that saw the lockdown lifted are
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Lockdown on 13 buildings in Amman lifted, says its governor

AMMONNEWS - Governor of Amman, Dr. Sa'ad Shehab, decided on Wednesday to lift the lockdown on 13 residential buildings in the capital after the necessary measures were completed.In a press statement, Shehab said the buildings that saw the lockdown lifted are located across the capital's district