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PSD implements security, traffic plan ahead of Eid Al Adha

AMMONNEWS - The Public Security Department (PSD) has started the implementation of a comprehensive security, traffic and environmental plan in preparation for the Eid Al Adha to ensure the safety of the Kingdom’s citizens and residents.According to the plan
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PSD implements security, traffic plan ahead of Eid Al Adha

AMMONNEWS - The Public Security Department (PSD) has started the implementation of a comprehensive security, traffic and environmental plan in preparation for the Eid Al Adha to ensure the safety of the Kingdom’s citizens and residents.According to the plan, the PSD will enhance the presence of

King meets with Badia dignitaries, tribal figures

AMMONNEWS - His Majesty King Abdullah II on Sunday met dignitaries and tribal figures from the northern, central and southern Badia for a discussion on an array of national issues and current affairs. During the meeting at the Royal Hashemite Court, King Abdu
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King meets with Badia dignitaries, tribal figures

AMMONNEWS - His Majesty King Abdullah II on Sunday met dignitaries and tribal figures from the northern, central and southern Badia for a discussion on an array of national issues and current affairs. During the meeting at the Royal Hashemite Court, King Abdullah paid tribute to the servicemen w

King meets with local news portals chief editors, publishers

AMMONNEWS - His Majesty King Abdullah II on Sunday met with a number of chief editors and publishers of local news portals as part of his constant contact with the media community.The meeting, at Basman Palace, touched on a host of local issues and regional c
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King meets with local news portals chief editors, publishers

AMMONNEWS - His Majesty King Abdullah II on Sunday met with a number of chief editors and publishers of local news portals as part of his constant contact with the media community.The meeting, at Basman Palace, touched on a host of local issues and regional current affairs. The discussion also d

Moderate conditions continue

AMMONNEWS - Moderate summer conditions will remain on Sunday in the hilly areas and the plains, while it will be hot in other parts of the Kingdom with low clouds and northwesterly moderate to brisk winds, the Jordan Meteorological Department (JMD) said in it
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Moderate conditions continue

AMMONNEWS - Moderate summer conditions will remain on Sunday in the hilly areas and the plains, while it will be hot in other parts of the Kingdom with low clouds and northwesterly moderate to brisk winds, the Jordan Meteorological Department (JMD) said in its daily brief.Daytime temperatures ex

Almost 1.9 mln pilgrims arrive in Saudi Arabia

AMMONNEWS - The total tally of pilgrims, from inside and outside the Kingdom arrived in Makkah, by 11:30 on the evening of Saturday August 18, 2018 stood at 1,892,826, according to the General Authority for Statistics.In addition, the authority added that th
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Almost 1.9 mln pilgrims arrive in Saudi Arabia

AMMONNEWS - The total tally of pilgrims, from inside and outside the Kingdom arrived in Makkah, by 11:30 on the evening of Saturday August 18, 2018 stood at 1,892,826, according to the General Authority for Statistics.In addition, the authority added that the final total gross number of pilgrims

Russia makes public push for the return of Syria’s refugees

AMMONNEWS - “This war is coming to an end” insists a wide assortment of Syrian and Russian officials, “and it is now time for the refugees to return home.” Nothing better reflects a return to normalcy than the return of thousands of Syrians, being mar
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Russia makes public push for the return of Syria’s refugees

AMMONNEWS - “This war is coming to an end” insists a wide assortment of Syrian and Russian officials, “and it is now time for the refugees to return home.” Nothing better reflects a return to normalcy than the return of thousands of Syrians, being marketed as poster boys for victory by the Russian g

Jordan Court Upholds Sentence of Irbid Man Who Strangled His Wife Then Burned Her

AMMONNEWS - The court declared the defendant guilty of strangling his wife with her own scarf then setting her body ablaze at a forest on December 25 and handed him a 20-year prison term.However, the court decided to reduce the sentence to half because the vi
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Jordan Court Upholds Sentence of Irbid Man Who Strangled His Wife Then Burned Her

AMMONNEWS - The court declared the defendant guilty of strangling his wife with her own scarf then setting her body ablaze at a forest on December 25 and handed him a 20-year prison term.However, the court decided to reduce the sentence to half because the victim’s family dropped charges against

Jordan condemns Israel's closure of Al-Aqsa Mosque gates

AMMONNEWS - State Minister for Media Affairs and Government Spokesperson, Jumana Guneimat Friday voiced Jordan's condemnation of Israel's closure of the Al-Aqsa Mosque / Al-Haram Al-Sharif gates and forcing Muslim worshippers and Awqaf staff out of the holy s
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Jordan condemns Israel's closure of Al-Aqsa Mosque gates

AMMONNEWS - State Minister for Media Affairs and Government Spokesperson, Jumana Guneimat Friday voiced Jordan's condemnation of Israel's closure of the Al-Aqsa Mosque / Al-Haram Al-Sharif gates and forcing Muslim worshippers and Awqaf staff out of the holy shrine."Such condemned and rejected pr

Former UN Secretary General Kofi Annan dies in Swiss hospital

AMMONNEWS - Former United Nations Secretary General and Nobel Peace Prize laureate Kofi Annan has died, the Kofi Annan Foundation said on Saturday.Annan, of Ghanaian nationality, died in hospital in Bern, Switzerland, in the early hours of Saturday, two clos
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Former UN Secretary General Kofi Annan dies in Swiss hospital

AMMONNEWS - Former United Nations Secretary General and Nobel Peace Prize laureate Kofi Annan has died, the Kofi Annan Foundation said on Saturday.Annan, of Ghanaian nationality, died in hospital in Bern, Switzerland, in the early hours of Saturday, two close associates of Annan said. *Reute

Syrian Army continues military operations along Jordanian border

AMMONNEWS - The Syrian Arab Army (SAA) recently continued their field operations inside the Yarmouk Basin region after taking a short hiatus in this rural area near the Jordanian border.According to a military report from this area, the Syrian Arab Army recen
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Syrian Army continues military operations along Jordanian border

AMMONNEWS - The Syrian Arab Army (SAA) recently continued their field operations inside the Yarmouk Basin region after taking a short hiatus in this rural area near the Jordanian border.According to a military report from this area, the Syrian Arab Army recently seized a large weapons cache that

King meets journalists, writers

AMMONNEWS - His Majesty King Abdullah II, on Thursday, met with a number of journalists and writers at al-Husseiniya Palace to discuss the most prominent domestic issues of concern, and developments on the local and international arenas.The meeting, which com
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King meets journalists, writers

AMMONNEWS - His Majesty King Abdullah II, on Thursday, met with a number of journalists and writers at al-Husseiniya Palace to discuss the most prominent domestic issues of concern, and developments on the local and international arenas.The meeting, which comes within the framework of His Majest

Gov't publishes results of e-survey on draft Income Tax Law

AMMONNEWS - Thirty-three thousand citizen have participated in an online survey launched by the government on the official Prime Ministry's website and social media.The survey aims to capture the perception of citizens on the new draft Income Tax Law.The pol
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Gov't publishes results of e-survey on draft Income Tax Law

AMMONNEWS - Thirty-three thousand citizen have participated in an online survey launched by the government on the official Prime Ministry's website and social media.The survey aims to capture the perception of citizens on the new draft Income Tax Law.The poll included a host of questions per

Gov't to take a decision on the issue of «agricultural» taxes within weeks: Razzaz

AMMONNEWS - Prime Minister, Omar Razzaz, met on Thursday at his office in the Prime Ministry with Chairman of the House Agriculture Committee, MP Khalid Al-Hayari, to discuss the diverse challenges facing the agricultural sector.During the meeting, discussion
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Gov't to take a decision on the issue of «agricultural» taxes within weeks: Razzaz

AMMONNEWS - Prime Minister, Omar Razzaz, met on Thursday at his office in the Prime Ministry with Chairman of the House Agriculture Committee, MP Khalid Al-Hayari, to discuss the diverse challenges facing the agricultural sector.During the meeting, discussions also tackled the issue of taxes lev

Summer conditions will prevail over weekend

AMMONNEWS - Normal summer conditions are expected to prevail Thursday and Friday across the Kingdom, with scattered low clouds in the central and northern parts, according to the Jordan Meteorological Department(JMD) daily brief.Daytime temperatures forecast
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Summer conditions will prevail over weekend

AMMONNEWS - Normal summer conditions are expected to prevail Thursday and Friday across the Kingdom, with scattered low clouds in the central and northern parts, according to the Jordan Meteorological Department(JMD) daily brief.Daytime temperatures forecast for today in Amman and the northern c

Trump to sanction Iranian ship ‘Saviz’ for role in Houthi attacks in Red Sea

AMMONNEWS - The Trump administration will take action against an Iranian ship that has been stationed at a key choke point in the Red Sea for months and is believed to be providing significant military and logistic aid to the Houthi militias Yemen.Washington
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Trump to sanction Iranian ship ‘Saviz’ for role in Houthi attacks in Red Sea

AMMONNEWS - The Trump administration will take action against an Iranian ship that has been stationed at a key choke point in the Red Sea for months and is believed to be providing significant military and logistic aid to the Houthi militias Yemen.Washington Free Beacon website quoted on Tuesday

King condoles Kuwaiti emir over death of Sheikha Fariha

AMMONNEWS - His Majesty King Abdullah II on Wednesday made a phone call with the Emir of Kuwait Sheikh Sabah Al Ahmad Al Jaber Al Sabah to express his condolences over the death of Sheikha Fariha Al Ahmad Al Jaber Al Sabah.
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King condoles Kuwaiti emir over death of Sheikha Fariha

AMMONNEWS - His Majesty King Abdullah II on Wednesday made a phone call with the Emir of Kuwait Sheikh Sabah Al Ahmad Al Jaber Al Sabah to express his condolences over the death of Sheikha Fariha Al Ahmad Al Jaber Al Sabah.

Israel reopens its only goods crossing with Gaza

AMMONNEWS - Israel has reopened its only goods crossing with the Gaza Strip on Wednesday, the Defense Ministry said.Kerem Shalom has been closed to most goods since July 9. Fuel has intermittently been banned during that time, including since August 2, thoug
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Israel reopens its only goods crossing with Gaza

AMMONNEWS - Israel has reopened its only goods crossing with the Gaza Strip on Wednesday, the Defense Ministry said.Kerem Shalom has been closed to most goods since July 9. Fuel has intermittently been banned during that time, including since August 2, though food and medicine has been allowed.

UNRWA extraordinary meeting to discuss financial crisis

AMMONNEWS - The Advisory Committee of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA) will hold an extraordinary meeting with donors and host countries on Thursday to discuss the agency's critical financial situation.The meeting cam
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UNRWA extraordinary meeting to discuss financial crisis

AMMONNEWS - The Advisory Committee of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA) will hold an extraordinary meeting with donors and host countries on Thursday to discuss the agency's critical financial situation.The meeting came at the request of Commissioner-Gener

Detainees in the Salt city operation face terror charges

AMMONNEWS - The State Security Court’s (SSC) prosecutor general indicted the suspects, detained in a joint security raid last Saturday in the city of Salt, with carrying out terrorist acts.The suspects have been charged with carrying out terrorist acts tha
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Detainees in the Salt city operation face terror charges

AMMONNEWS - The State Security Court’s (SSC) prosecutor general indicted the suspects, detained in a joint security raid last Saturday in the city of Salt, with carrying out terrorist acts.The suspects have been charged with carrying out terrorist acts that led to the death of a person, possessi

Conviction of Jordanian Man Highlights the Reality of Honor Killings in the US

AMMONNEWS - A Jordanian man is awaiting sentencing for murder in an honor killing of two people in Texas. The trial has brought national attention to the practice of honor killings in the United States.It's something typically associated with Middle Eastern c
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Conviction of Jordanian Man Highlights the Reality of Honor Killings in the US

AMMONNEWS - A Jordanian man is awaiting sentencing for murder in an honor killing of two people in Texas. The trial has brought national attention to the practice of honor killings in the United States.It's something typically associated with Middle Eastern countries and within Muslim families.

Government to empower directorates to ensure success of decentralization

AMMONNEWS - Prime Minister Omar Razzaz said that the government will reassign powers to the directorates in the governorates in order to contribute to ensuring the success of the decentralization process. During a meeting on Tuesday with heads of the provinci
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Government to empower directorates to ensure success of decentralization

AMMONNEWS - Prime Minister Omar Razzaz said that the government will reassign powers to the directorates in the governorates in order to contribute to ensuring the success of the decentralization process. During a meeting on Tuesday with heads of the provincial councils, Razzaz underlined the im

Gov't urges public to complete online survey on draft income tax law

AMMONNEWS - The Prime Ministry has published on its pages on social media (Facebook and Twitter) a link to a survey on the draft income tax law. The poll is meant to allow grassroots to give feedback on the bill.The survey can be found on the following links:
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Gov't urges public to complete online survey on draft income tax law

AMMONNEWS - The Prime Ministry has published on its pages on social media (Facebook and Twitter) a link to a survey on the draft income tax law. The poll is meant to allow grassroots to give feedback on the bill.The survey can be found on the following links:Facebook:https://www.face

Spain condemns terrorist attacks, voices solidarity with Jordan

AMMONNEWS - Spain on Tuesday strongly condemned the terrorist attack in cities of Fuhais and Salt, which targeted a security patrol and a residential building.In a statement issued by the Spanish embassy in Amman, the Spanish government expressed its absolut
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Spain condemns terrorist attacks, voices solidarity with Jordan

AMMONNEWS - Spain on Tuesday strongly condemned the terrorist attack in cities of Fuhais and Salt, which targeted a security patrol and a residential building.In a statement issued by the Spanish embassy in Amman, the Spanish government expressed its absolute solidarity with Jordan in its fight

Erdogan says Turkey to 'boycott' US electronic goods

AMMONNEWS - President Tayyip Erdogan said on Tuesday Turkey would boycott electronic products from the United States, which has imposed sanctions and raised tariffs against Ankara in a dispute about the detention of a U.S. evangelical pastor.Erdogan said Turk
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Erdogan says Turkey to 'boycott' US electronic goods

AMMONNEWS - President Tayyip Erdogan said on Tuesday Turkey would boycott electronic products from the United States, which has imposed sanctions and raised tariffs against Ankara in a dispute about the detention of a U.S. evangelical pastor.Erdogan said Turkey has been taking necessary measures

Syria declares border crossing with Jordan ready to receive Syrian refugees

AMMONNEWS - The recently captured Nasib border crossing between Syria and Jordan is ready to receive Syrian refugees' return from Jordan, state news agency SANA reported Tuesday.The report said the Nasib crossing, which was captured by the Syrian army from th
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Syria declares border crossing with Jordan ready to receive Syrian refugees

AMMONNEWS - The recently captured Nasib border crossing between Syria and Jordan is ready to receive Syrian refugees' return from Jordan, state news agency SANA reported Tuesday.The report said the Nasib crossing, which was captured by the Syrian army from the rebels in July in the southern prov

King visits Gendarmerie, PSD

AMMONNEWS - His Majesty King Abdullah II, the Supreme Commander of the Jordan Armed Forces- Arab Army (JAF), Tuesday said that the success of JAF and the security services in thwarting terrorist schemes reflects the professionalism and efficient coordination
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King visits Gendarmerie, PSD

AMMONNEWS - His Majesty King Abdullah II, the Supreme Commander of the Jordan Armed Forces- Arab Army (JAF), Tuesday said that the success of JAF and the security services in thwarting terrorist schemes reflects the professionalism and efficient coordination among various security bodies.The Kin

Moderate conditions forecast for three days

AMMONNEWS - Temperatures will slightly drop on Monday, creating moderate conditions until Tuesday in the hilly areas and the eastern plains, while it will be relatively hot in the Badia regions and hot in other parts of the Kingdom, according to Jordan Meteor
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Moderate conditions forecast for three days

AMMONNEWS - Temperatures will slightly drop on Monday, creating moderate conditions until Tuesday in the hilly areas and the eastern plains, while it will be relatively hot in the Badia regions and hot in other parts of the Kingdom, according to Jordan Meteorological Department (JMD).Low clouds

Group of extremist settlers storm Al Aqsa compound

AMMONNEWS - A group of Jewish extremist settlers early Monday stormed Al-Aqsa mosque compound/ Haram Al Sharif in the occupied holy city of Jerusalem, a Palestinian source confirmed.The General Director of the Islamic Awqaf and al-Aqsa Affairs, Sheikh Azzam A
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Group of extremist settlers storm Al Aqsa compound

AMMONNEWS - A group of Jewish extremist settlers early Monday stormed Al-Aqsa mosque compound/ Haram Al Sharif in the occupied holy city of Jerusalem, a Palestinian source confirmed.The General Director of the Islamic Awqaf and al-Aqsa Affairs, Sheikh Azzam Al-Khatib, told Petra's reporter in Ra

Turkey ready to create more safe zones in Syria

AMMONNEWS - Turkey said on Sunday it had finalized preparations to create more safe areas in Syria, which would allow the return of refugees who have fled the civil war.Speaking at his AK Party’s provincial headquarters in the Black Sea city of Trabzon, Pre
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Turkey ready to create more safe zones in Syria

AMMONNEWS - Turkey said on Sunday it had finalized preparations to create more safe areas in Syria, which would allow the return of refugees who have fled the civil war.Speaking at his AK Party’s provincial headquarters in the Black Sea city of Trabzon, President Tayyip Erdogan said a quarter of

King offers condolences to family of Maj. Howeitat

AMMONNEWS - His Majesty King Abdullah II Monday visited the house of condolences of Maj. Muath Howeitat, who fell while raiding a terrorist cell hideout in the northwestern city of Salt on Saturday.The King offered condolences to the family of Howeitat and vo
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King offers condolences to family of Maj. Howeitat

AMMONNEWS - His Majesty King Abdullah II Monday visited the house of condolences of Maj. Muath Howeitat, who fell while raiding a terrorist cell hideout in the northwestern city of Salt on Saturday.The King offered condolences to the family of Howeitat and voiced pride in the valor of the martyr

Interior Minister: Detained terrorists in al-Salt have takfirist ideology

AMMONNEWS - Jordanian Interior Minister Sameer al-Mobaideen said on Monday that those detained during raids in al-Salt, a hillside town near the capital Amman, have a takfirist ideology.During a press conference with Minister of State for Media Affairs and go
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Interior Minister: Detained terrorists in al-Salt have takfirist ideology

AMMONNEWS - Jordanian Interior Minister Sameer al-Mobaideen said on Monday that those detained during raids in al-Salt, a hillside town near the capital Amman, have a takfirist ideology.During a press conference with Minister of State for Media Affairs and government spokesperson Jumana Ghunaima

Ministers, security agencies directors to hold press conference on Monday

AMMONNEWS - Interior Minister Samir Moubaidin, State Minister for Information Affairs, Government Spokesman Jumana Ghneimat, General Director of the Gendarmerie Major General Hussain Al-Hawatmeh and Director of the Public Security Department Major General Fad
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Ministers, security agencies directors to hold press conference on Monday

AMMONNEWS - Interior Minister Samir Moubaidin, State Minister for Information Affairs, Government Spokesman Jumana Ghneimat, General Director of the Gendarmerie Major General Hussain Al-Hawatmeh and Director of the Public Security Department Major General Fadel Al-Hamoud will hold on Monday a press

King calls on servicemen injured in Salt terrorist hideout operation

AMMONNEWS - His Majesty King Abdullah II, the Supreme Commander of the Jordan Armed Forces-Arab Army, on Sunday, visited a number of servicemen who were injured in a major raid against a terrorist hideout in the northwestern city of Salt.His Majesty the King
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King calls on servicemen injured in Salt terrorist hideout operation

AMMONNEWS - His Majesty King Abdullah II, the Supreme Commander of the Jordan Armed Forces-Arab Army, on Sunday, visited a number of servicemen who were injured in a major raid against a terrorist hideout in the northwestern city of Salt.His Majesty the King, who was accompanied by His Royal Hig

Minister says Salt security operation ended

AMMONNEWS - A major operation multiple security agencies launched against a terrorist cell hideout in the northwestern city of Salt on Saturday came to an end on Sunday, State Minister for Media Affairs, Jumana Ghunimat announced. The operation was launched f
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Minister says Salt security operation ended

AMMONNEWS - A major operation multiple security agencies launched against a terrorist cell hideout in the northwestern city of Salt on Saturday came to an end on Sunday, State Minister for Media Affairs, Jumana Ghunimat announced. The operation was launched following an improvised explosive devi

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