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Relatively cold weather with showers forecast over weekend

AMMONNEWS - Relatively cold weather will prevail on Thursday in the hilly areas and the plains, while it will be moderate in other parts of the Kingdom with clouds at low altitudes, according to Jordan Meteorological Department (JMD) daily brief.Winds will b
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Relatively cold weather with showers forecast over weekend

AMMONNEWS - Relatively cold weather will prevail on Thursday in the hilly areas and the plains, while it will be moderate in other parts of the Kingdom with clouds at low altitudes, according to Jordan Meteorological Department (JMD) daily brief.Winds will be northwesterly moderate to brisk with

Jordan, Russia, US To Meet For Talks On Syrian Rukban Camp In Near Future

AMMONNEWS - The next round of Jordanian-Russian-US talks on the situation in the Syrian Rukban camp for internally displaced person (IDPs) will be held in the near future, Jordanian Foreign Minister Ayman Safadi said in an interview with the Russian Izvestiy
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Jordan, Russia, US To Meet For Talks On Syrian Rukban Camp In Near Future

AMMONNEWS - The next round of Jordanian-Russian-US talks on the situation in the Syrian Rukban camp for internally displaced person (IDPs) will be held in the near future, Jordanian Foreign Minister Ayman Safadi said in an interview with the Russian Izvestiya newspaper, published on Thursday.Saf

Saudi Arabia, UAE send emergency aid to Iran’s flood-stricken areas

AMMONNEWS - The Saudi Red Crescent Authority, in coordination with the Emirates Red Crescent sent a relief plane to Tehran carrying 95 tons of humanitarian aid to support those affected by the floods in Iran.Last Friday, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emira
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Saudi Arabia, UAE send emergency aid to Iran’s flood-stricken areas

AMMONNEWS - The Saudi Red Crescent Authority, in coordination with the Emirates Red Crescent sent a relief plane to Tehran carrying 95 tons of humanitarian aid to support those affected by the floods in Iran.Last Friday, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates announced a joint initiative to h

Jordan, Georgia discuss boosting bilateral relations

AMMONNEWS - Senate President Faisal Fayez , on Thursday, held talks with Georgian Prime Minister Mamuka Bakhtadze on bilateral ties, means of enhancing them and the current situation in the region, especially the Palestinian cause and the Syrian crisis.The me
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Jordan, Georgia discuss boosting bilateral relations

AMMONNEWS - Senate President Faisal Fayez , on Thursday, held talks with Georgian Prime Minister Mamuka Bakhtadze on bilateral ties, means of enhancing them and the current situation in the region, especially the Palestinian cause and the Syrian crisis.The meeting came as part of Fayez's officia

Relatively cold, cloudy weather forecast until Friday

AMMONNEWS - Relatively cold and partly cloudy weather will prevail on Wednesday in the hilly areas and the plains, while it will be moderate in other parts of the Kingdom as temperatures will be 4-5 degrees below their annual average, according to Jordan Mete
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Relatively cold, cloudy weather forecast until Friday

AMMONNEWS - Relatively cold and partly cloudy weather will prevail on Wednesday in the hilly areas and the plains, while it will be moderate in other parts of the Kingdom as temperatures will be 4-5 degrees below their annual average, according to Jordan Meteorological Department (JMD) daily brief.

10 Syrians injured in home fire in Mafraq

AMMONNEWS - Ten people, all of Syrian nationals, were injured early Wednesday after a fire broke out inside their house in Al Sarhan district in Mafraq Governorate, some 60 km to the north of the capital, according to a medical source.Director of the Mafraq P
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10 Syrians injured in home fire in Mafraq

AMMONNEWS - Ten people, all of Syrian nationals, were injured early Wednesday after a fire broke out inside their house in Al Sarhan district in Mafraq Governorate, some 60 km to the north of the capital, according to a medical source.Director of the Mafraq Public Hospital, Mohammad Al Tahan, sa

Easter, Palm Sunday holidays announced for Christians

AMMONNEWS - Christians at ministries, government departments and public institutions will observe a holiday on the occasions of Palm Sunday and Easter, according to a circular issued by Prime Minister, Omar Razzaz on Wednesday.According to the circular the Pa
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Easter, Palm Sunday holidays announced for Christians

AMMONNEWS - Christians at ministries, government departments and public institutions will observe a holiday on the occasions of Palm Sunday and Easter, according to a circular issued by Prime Minister, Omar Razzaz on Wednesday.According to the circular the Palm Sunday holiday will be on Sunday A

Sources : Sudan’s al-Bashir transferred to prison in Khartoum

AMMONNEWS - Ousted Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir is being transferred to Kobar prison in the capital Khartoum, sources told Al Arabiya.A son of Sudan’s main opposition leader Sadiq al-Mahdi said that President Omar al-Bashir was under house arrest sinc
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Sources : Sudan’s al-Bashir transferred to prison in Khartoum

AMMONNEWS - Ousted Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir is being transferred to Kobar prison in the capital Khartoum, sources told Al Arabiya.A son of Sudan’s main opposition leader Sadiq al-Mahdi said that President Omar al-Bashir was under house arrest since his ouster, along with a number of Mus

Jordan's tourism revenue reaches $1.3 bln in Q1 of 2019

AMMONNEWS - Jordan's tourism revenues to the end of the first quarter of 2019 surged to JD1.3 billion, up by 5.2 percent compared with the same period in 2018, revealed the monthly statistical report of the Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities on Wednesday.In
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Jordan's tourism revenue reaches $1.3 bln in Q1 of 2019

AMMONNEWS - Jordan's tourism revenues to the end of the first quarter of 2019 surged to JD1.3 billion, up by 5.2 percent compared with the same period in 2018, revealed the monthly statistical report of the Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities on Wednesday.In a press statement, the ministry said

PM underscores need to develop institutional performance

AMMONNEWS - Prime Minister Omar Razzaz Tuesday underscored the distinguished and deep-rooted ties between Jordan and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) in all fields under the wise leadership of the two countries. Razzaz pointed out to the increase of cooperatio
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PM underscores need to develop institutional performance

AMMONNEWS - Prime Minister Omar Razzaz Tuesday underscored the distinguished and deep-rooted ties between Jordan and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) in all fields under the wise leadership of the two countries. Razzaz pointed out to the increase of cooperation with the UAE, especially in the fiel

King meets Islah parliamentary bloc, urges dialogue

AMMONNEWS - His Majesty King Abdullah on Tuesday affirmed the importance of dialogue and institutional partnerships to reach innovative solutions to move Jordan forward and enhance development.During a meeting with members of the House of Representatives’ I
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King meets Islah parliamentary bloc, urges dialogue

AMMONNEWS - His Majesty King Abdullah on Tuesday affirmed the importance of dialogue and institutional partnerships to reach innovative solutions to move Jordan forward and enhance development.During a meeting with members of the House of Representatives’ Islah bloc at Al Husseiniya Palace, King

FM underscores «strong relations» between Russia, Arab countries

AMMONNEWS - Minister of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates, Ayman Safadi, on Tuesday underscored the importance of building on the «historic relations» between the Arab world and Russia in economic and cultural fields and strengthen coordination to a
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FM underscores «strong relations» between Russia, Arab countries

AMMONNEWS - Minister of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates, Ayman Safadi, on Tuesday underscored the importance of building on the «historic relations» between the Arab world and Russia in economic and cultural fields and strengthen coordination to address Middle East crises. In his speech during t

FM : Turkish industrial investment delegation starts visit to Kingdom

AMMONNEWS - A Turkish delegation of senior investors in the industrial sector in the Turkish city of Bursa began on Tuesday a working visit to the Kingdom organized by the Jordanian embassy in Ankara, the Foreign Ministry said. In a statement issued Tuesday e
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FM : Turkish industrial investment delegation starts visit to Kingdom

AMMONNEWS - A Turkish delegation of senior investors in the industrial sector in the Turkish city of Bursa began on Tuesday a working visit to the Kingdom organized by the Jordanian embassy in Ankara, the Foreign Ministry said. In a statement issued Tuesday evening, the ministry said the Turkish

Army chief receives Qatari Defense Minister

AMMONNEWS - Chairman of the Joint Chiefs-of-Staff Lt. Gen. Mahmoud Freihat on Tuesday evening received Qatari Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of State for Defense Affairs Khalid bin Mohammad Al-Attiyah and an accompanying delegation.The Qatari official arr
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Army chief receives Qatari Defense Minister

AMMONNEWS - Chairman of the Joint Chiefs-of-Staff Lt. Gen. Mahmoud Freihat on Tuesday evening received Qatari Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of State for Defense Affairs Khalid bin Mohammad Al-Attiyah and an accompanying delegation.The Qatari official arrived at Queen Alia International Airp

Developing political life starts with involving youth

AMMONNEWS - The government is working in line with a new approach that seeks to entrench the principle of self-reliance, Minister of State for Media Affairs Jumana Ghunaimat said on Tuesday.She said that addressing the problem of unemployment will take year
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Developing political life starts with involving youth

AMMONNEWS - The government is working in line with a new approach that seeks to entrench the principle of self-reliance, Minister of State for Media Affairs Jumana Ghunaimat said on Tuesday.She said that addressing the problem of unemployment will take years and that tackling the issue necessit

Key politician backs Netanyahu but tough coalition talks ahead

AMMONNEWS - A key politician on Tuesday threw his backing behind Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu following last week’s elections but signaled tough negotiations to form a coalition were ahead.Former defense minister Avigdor Lieberman’s public en
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Key politician backs Netanyahu but tough coalition talks ahead

AMMONNEWS - A key politician on Tuesday threw his backing behind Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu following last week’s elections but signaled tough negotiations to form a coalition were ahead.Former defense minister Avigdor Lieberman’s public endorsement of Netanyahu came as President

Jordan, Cyprus, Greece hold parliamentary meeting

AMMONNEWS - Heads of parliament of Jordan, Cyprus and Greece on Monday emphasized the outcome of a trilateral summit, which was held between His Majesty King Abdullah II and the Cypriot and Greek presidents on Sunday, calling for expanding cooperation betwee
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Jordan, Cyprus, Greece hold parliamentary meeting

AMMONNEWS - Heads of parliament of Jordan, Cyprus and Greece on Monday emphasized the outcome of a trilateral summit, which was held between His Majesty King Abdullah II and the Cypriot and Greek presidents on Sunday, calling for expanding cooperation between the three countries.During the meeti

Minister: High cost of refugee crisis, energy bill main challenges facing Jordan

AMMONNEWS - Minister of Finance Dr. Ezzedine Kanakria said that Jordan remains committed to financial and economic reforms in both government revenue and expenditure, including the introduction of the new income tax law.Speaking at a meeting in Washington und
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Minister: High cost of refugee crisis, energy bill main challenges facing Jordan

AMMONNEWS - Minister of Finance Dr. Ezzedine Kanakria said that Jordan remains committed to financial and economic reforms in both government revenue and expenditure, including the introduction of the new income tax law.Speaking at a meeting in Washington under the chairmanship of International

Catastrophic fire engulfs Notre Dame cathedral in Paris

AMMONNEWS - Firefighters have saved the two main towers of Paris' iconic Notre Dame cathedral from a massive blaze threatening the centuries-old building in the heart of the French capital, according to local officials.General Jean-Claude Gallet, head of the
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Catastrophic fire engulfs Notre Dame cathedral in Paris

AMMONNEWS - Firefighters have saved the two main towers of Paris' iconic Notre Dame cathedral from a massive blaze threatening the centuries-old building in the heart of the French capital, according to local officials.General Jean-Claude Gallet, head of the Paris fire service, told reporters ou

Spring conditions forecast Monday ahead of cold, rain over two days

AMMONNEWS - Spring-like conditions will prevail Monday in most parts of the Kingdom, while it will be warm in the Dead Sea and Jordan Valley with clouds at various altitudes, according to Jordan Meteorological Department (JMD) daily brief.Scattered showers ar
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Spring conditions forecast Monday ahead of cold, rain over two days

AMMONNEWS - Spring-like conditions will prevail Monday in most parts of the Kingdom, while it will be warm in the Dead Sea and Jordan Valley with clouds at various altitudes, according to Jordan Meteorological Department (JMD) daily brief.Scattered showers are also expected in different areas th

Health Ministry: Jordan close to achieving comprehensive health coverage

AMMONNEWS - Health Minister Ghazi Zaben said that Jordan is close to achieving comprehensive health coverage due to the potentials it has.During a meeting with doctors who received the Jordanian Medical Council's certificate for the February 2019 session in t
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Health Ministry: Jordan close to achieving comprehensive health coverage

AMMONNEWS - Health Minister Ghazi Zaben said that Jordan is close to achieving comprehensive health coverage due to the potentials it has.During a meeting with doctors who received the Jordanian Medical Council's certificate for the February 2019 session in the presence of Secretary General Hikm

Jordan participates in WBG, IMF Spring sessions

AMMONNEWS - Jordan is participating in the Spring Meetings of the boards of governors of the World Bank Group (WBG) and the International Monetary Fund (IMF), kicked off in Washington on April 10, to be concluded later today.During the sessions, Minister of F
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Jordan participates in WBG, IMF Spring sessions

AMMONNEWS - Jordan is participating in the Spring Meetings of the boards of governors of the World Bank Group (WBG) and the International Monetary Fund (IMF), kicked off in Washington on April 10, to be concluded later today.During the sessions, Minister of Finance, Izzeddin Kanakrieh, held a se

Israel’s president starts consultations on prime minister nomination

AMMONNEWS - Israel’s president began post-election consultations on Monday with political parties that will lead to his appointment of a candidate to form a government.Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s nomination seemed virtually ensured after his right
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Israel’s president starts consultations on prime minister nomination

AMMONNEWS - Israel’s president began post-election consultations on Monday with political parties that will lead to his appointment of a candidate to form a government.Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s nomination seemed virtually ensured after his right-wing Likud won the largest number of par

Senate President meets Georgian leaders

AMMONNEWS - On an official visit to Georgia, Senate President Faisal Fayez on Monday met with Georgian President Salome Zurabishvili and Chairman of the Parliament of Georgia Irakli Kobakhidze to discuss bilateral ties.During the meeting, Zurabishvili lauded
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Senate President meets Georgian leaders

AMMONNEWS - On an official visit to Georgia, Senate President Faisal Fayez on Monday met with Georgian President Salome Zurabishvili and Chairman of the Parliament of Georgia Irakli Kobakhidze to discuss bilateral ties.During the meeting, Zurabishvili lauded the advanced level the Jordanian-Geor

Investment minister calls on building Cypriot, Greek, Jordanian economic partnership

AMMONNEWS - Minister of State for Investment Muhannad Shehadeh called on the Jordanian, Cypriot and Greek business communities to build economic partnerships that promote trade exchange and joint ventures.Speaking at the Jordanian-Cypriot-Greek Business Foru
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Investment minister calls on building Cypriot, Greek, Jordanian economic partnership

AMMONNEWS - Minister of State for Investment Muhannad Shehadeh called on the Jordanian, Cypriot and Greek business communities to build economic partnerships that promote trade exchange and joint ventures.Speaking at the Jordanian-Cypriot-Greek Business Forum, organized by the Jordanian Chamber

King receives Iraqi FM

AMMONNEWS - His Majesty King Abdullah received Iraqi Foreign Minister Mohamed Alhakim at Al Husseiniya Palace on Sunday and discussed the strong ties between Jordan and Iraq.King Abdullah affirmed keenness to advance cooperation with Iraq and build on the out
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King receives Iraqi FM

AMMONNEWS - His Majesty King Abdullah received Iraqi Foreign Minister Mohamed Alhakim at Al Husseiniya Palace on Sunday and discussed the strong ties between Jordan and Iraq.King Abdullah affirmed keenness to advance cooperation with Iraq and build on the outcomes of the trilateral summit betwee

Egypt’s Sisi meets Libyan commander Haftar in Cairo

AMMONNEWS - Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi met on Sunday with Libyan commander Khalifa Haftar, whose forces are fighting for control of the capital Tripoli, the presidency said.“The president (Sisi) affirmed Egypt’s support in efforts to fight te
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Egypt’s Sisi meets Libyan commander Haftar in Cairo

AMMONNEWS - Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi met on Sunday with Libyan commander Khalifa Haftar, whose forces are fighting for control of the capital Tripoli, the presidency said.“The president (Sisi) affirmed Egypt’s support in efforts to fight terrorism and extremist militias to achieve

At Trilateral Summit, Jordan, Cyprus and Greece agree to expand cooperation in vital fields

AMMONNEWS - His Majesty King Abdullah, Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades, and Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras agreed during their Trilateral Summit on Sunday at Al Husseiniya Palace to expand cooperation between the three countries in vital sectors inc
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At Trilateral Summit, Jordan, Cyprus and Greece agree to expand cooperation in vital fields

AMMONNEWS - His Majesty King Abdullah, Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades, and Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras agreed during their Trilateral Summit on Sunday at Al Husseiniya Palace to expand cooperation between the three countries in vital sectors including energy, agriculture, tourism, heal

Spring-like weather conditions expected for two days

AMMONNEWS - A slight drop in temperatures is expected on Sunday, but spring-like moderate weather conditions will continue to prevail in most parts of the country, according to Jordan Meteorological Department (JMD) daily brief.Clouds at high altitudes will a
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Spring-like weather conditions expected for two days

AMMONNEWS - A slight drop in temperatures is expected on Sunday, but spring-like moderate weather conditions will continue to prevail in most parts of the country, according to Jordan Meteorological Department (JMD) daily brief.Clouds at high altitudes will also appear with westerly brisk winds,

Cypriot President arrives in Amman

AMMONNEWS - Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades arrived to Amman on Sunday to participate in the second round of the trilateral Jordan-Cyprus-Greece Summit to be held in Jordan.Upon arrival, the Cypriot president was welcomed by the minister of foreign affai
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Cypriot President arrives in Amman

AMMONNEWS - Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades arrived to Amman on Sunday to participate in the second round of the trilateral Jordan-Cyprus-Greece Summit to be held in Jordan.Upon arrival, the Cypriot president was welcomed by the minister of foreign affairs and expatriates, the mayor of Amma

Preventive Security personnel seize 6 unlicensed weapon

AMMONNEWS - Preventive Security agents arrested a number of people in various parts of the Kingdom for the possession of 6 unlicensed weapons, the Public Security Department (PSD) said Sunday. The PSD spokesperson said in a statement that investigations of th
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Preventive Security personnel seize 6 unlicensed weapon

AMMONNEWS - Preventive Security agents arrested a number of people in various parts of the Kingdom for the possession of 6 unlicensed weapons, the Public Security Department (PSD) said Sunday. The PSD spokesperson said in a statement that investigations of the Preventive Security Department star

Greece, Cyprus and Jordan hold gas cooperation talks

AMMONNEWS - King Abdullah II will hold talks with President Nicos Anastasiades of Cyprus and Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras .Their second trilateral summit is expected to focus on the expansion of cooperation in several areas, including increasing the de
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Greece, Cyprus and Jordan hold gas cooperation talks

AMMONNEWS - King Abdullah II will hold talks with President Nicos Anastasiades of Cyprus and Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras .Their second trilateral summit is expected to focus on the expansion of cooperation in several areas, including increasing the development of renewable energy.Cyp

Ghuneimat : Jordanian youth has garnered international success in job market

AMMONNEWS - State Minister for Media Affairs Jumana Ghuneimat on Sunday said Jordanian youth has garnered international success in the job market through their leading ideas and projects.Addressing students at the Adeeb Wahbeh High school in the Salt governor
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Ghuneimat : Jordanian youth has garnered international success in job market

AMMONNEWS - State Minister for Media Affairs Jumana Ghuneimat on Sunday said Jordanian youth has garnered international success in the job market through their leading ideas and projects.Addressing students at the Adeeb Wahbeh High school in the Salt governorate, Ghuneimat noted volunteer work b

Fayez: Learning for work is an urgency

AMMONNEWS - Senate President Faisal Fayez said on Saturday that learning for creative and productive work has become an urgency to build the country and enable human resources to pursue distinction in all fields of knowledge and science."The universities' ai
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Fayez: Learning for work is an urgency

AMMONNEWS - Senate President Faisal Fayez said on Saturday that learning for creative and productive work has become an urgency to build the country and enable human resources to pursue distinction in all fields of knowledge and science."The universities' aim has never been to add new numbers to

Warm weather conditions expected over next two days

AMMONNEWS - A rise in temperatures is expected on Saturday becoming 4-5 degrees above their seasonal average. Therefore, it will be warm in most regions and relatively hot in the Jordan Valley and the Dead Sea with south easterly moderate to brisk winds, acco
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Warm weather conditions expected over next two days

AMMONNEWS - A rise in temperatures is expected on Saturday becoming 4-5 degrees above their seasonal average. Therefore, it will be warm in most regions and relatively hot in the Jordan Valley and the Dead Sea with south easterly moderate to brisk winds, according to Jordan Meteorological Department

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