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Registration for the 4th Jordanians' repatriation stage launched, says Crisis Cell chief

AMMONNEWS - Director of the Crisis Management Cell, Brigadier Gen. Mazen Faraya, said the process of evacuating Jordanians abroad is ongoing and has so far repatriated over 20 thousand over its three phases.The third stage ended about a week ago, which saw ab
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Registration for the 4th Jordanians' repatriation stage launched, says Crisis Cell chief

AMMONNEWS - Director of the Crisis Management Cell, Brigadier Gen. Mazen Faraya, said the process of evacuating Jordanians abroad is ongoing and has so far repatriated over 20 thousand over its three phases.The third stage ended about a week ago, which saw about 7 thousand citizens repatriated,

Gov't expresses readiness of medical tourism

AMMONNEWS - Jordan has developed the «Salamtk» website to start taking in applications of patients who wish to come to the country for medical reasons as 20 hospitals voice their readiness to receive medical tourists, Minister of Tourism and Anti
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Gov't expresses readiness of medical tourism

AMMONNEWS - Jordan has developed the «Salamtk» website to start taking in applications of patients who wish to come to the country for medical reasons as 20 hospitals voice their readiness to receive medical tourists, Minister of Tourism and Antiquities Majd Shweikeh said in a statement Sunday.

King urges bolstering industries that utilise local resources

AMMONNEWS - His Majesty King Abdullah on Sunday said advancing food industries is a priority to bolster national food security, turning Jordan into a regional hub.During a visit to a Noman Al Juneidi Food Industries company in Ain Al Basha area, King Abdulla
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King urges bolstering industries that utilise local resources

AMMONNEWS - His Majesty King Abdullah on Sunday said advancing food industries is a priority to bolster national food security, turning Jordan into a regional hub.During a visit to a Noman Al Juneidi Food Industries company in Ain Al Basha area, King Abdullah stressed the importance of supporti

PM: Jordan sets response, resilience-building plan

AMMONNEWS - Prime Minister, Omar Razzaz, on Sunday said the extensive meeting, which his government held on Saturday, included a «deep» revision of the country's COVID-19 experience and defined priorities for the government work in the coming per
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PM: Jordan sets response, resilience-building plan

AMMONNEWS - Prime Minister, Omar Razzaz, on Sunday said the extensive meeting, which his government held on Saturday, included a «deep» revision of the country's COVID-19 experience and defined priorities for the government work in the coming period.In a video message, the prime minister highli

Hot weather to prevail nationwide

AMMONNEWS - The Kingdom on Sunday will be slightly cooler, but temperatures will stay above annual average with highs of 34 degrees Celsius in Amman, 30 degrees in the northern region and 34 degrees in the plains. Therefore, normal summer to relatively hot co
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Hot weather to prevail nationwide

AMMONNEWS - The Kingdom on Sunday will be slightly cooler, but temperatures will stay above annual average with highs of 34 degrees Celsius in Amman, 30 degrees in the northern region and 34 degrees in the plains. Therefore, normal summer to relatively hot conditions will continue to prevail with no

US shooting: 12 wounded at South Carolina nightclub, says sheriff

AMMONNEWS - A shooting at a South Carolina nightclub left 12 people in “various conditions” early Sunday, a sheriff’s official said.A Greenville County sheriff’s deputy noticed a “disturbance” at Lavish Lounge just before 2 a.m., and called for ba
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US shooting: 12 wounded at South Carolina nightclub, says sheriff

AMMONNEWS - A shooting at a South Carolina nightclub left 12 people in “various conditions” early Sunday, a sheriff’s official said.A Greenville County sheriff’s deputy noticed a “disturbance” at Lavish Lounge just before 2 a.m., and called for backup because of “active gunfire from inside the b

Government to hold deep discussions to review its priorities

AMMONNEWS - Minister of State for Media Affairs, Amjad Adaileh, said Prime Minister, Omar Razzaz, will chair an extended meeting with the ministerial team Saturday to review and update the government's work priorities for the remaining period of 2020 and 2021
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Government to hold deep discussions to review its priorities

AMMONNEWS - Minister of State for Media Affairs, Amjad Adaileh, said Prime Minister, Omar Razzaz, will chair an extended meeting with the ministerial team Saturday to review and update the government's work priorities for the remaining period of 2020 and 2021.Earlier 2020, Adaileh said the gover

3 COVID-19 cases reported in Kingdom, all non local

AMMONNEWS - 3 COVID-19 infections were recorded in the country within the last 24 hours as the caseload stands at 1,150, according to a joint statement issued by the Prime Ministry and the Ministry of Health Saturday.Breaking down the infections, the statemen
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3 COVID-19 cases reported in Kingdom, all non local

AMMONNEWS - 3 COVID-19 infections were recorded in the country within the last 24 hours as the caseload stands at 1,150, according to a joint statement issued by the Prime Ministry and the Ministry of Health Saturday.Breaking down the infections, the statement noted that all 3 cases are for truc

92 Jordanian teachers in UAE to be repatriated Friday

AMMONNEWS - A total of 92 Jordanian teachers will be repatriated to the Kingdom from the United Arab Emirates (UAE) Friday, July 10 after they had lost their jobs in the Arab Peninsula country, according to the Ministry of Education.The Ministry said in a sta
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92 Jordanian teachers in UAE to be repatriated Friday

AMMONNEWS - A total of 92 Jordanian teachers will be repatriated to the Kingdom from the United Arab Emirates (UAE) Friday, July 10 after they had lost their jobs in the Arab Peninsula country, according to the Ministry of Education.The Ministry said in a statement Saturday that for over a month

FM, Chinese counterpart discuss CASCF preparations

AMMONNEWS - Minister of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates Ayman Safadi and his Chinese counterpart Wang Yi discussed Saturday the preparations undergoing ahead of the ninth China Arab States Cooperation Forum (CASCF) that will be held Monday through teleconfere
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FM, Chinese counterpart discuss CASCF preparations

AMMONNEWS - Minister of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates Ayman Safadi and his Chinese counterpart Wang Yi discussed Saturday the preparations undergoing ahead of the ninth China Arab States Cooperation Forum (CASCF) that will be held Monday through teleconferencing.The top diplomats emphasized th

Jordan slaps electronic bracelets on arrivals to monitor coronavirus quarantine

AMMONNEWS - Jordan began putting electronic bracelets Saturday on travelers who have recently arrived in the kingdom to ensure that they observe home-quarantine against the spread of coronavirus, an official said.People arriving in Jordan must isolate for 14
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Jordan slaps electronic bracelets on arrivals to monitor coronavirus quarantine

AMMONNEWS - Jordan began putting electronic bracelets Saturday on travelers who have recently arrived in the kingdom to ensure that they observe home-quarantine against the spread of coronavirus, an official said.People arriving in Jordan must isolate for 14 days at hotels designated by the auth

Fuel pricing committee raises prices for July

AMMONNEWS - The Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources' fuel pricing committee on Tuesday raised the prices of unleaded 90-octane gasoline for the month of July by JD0.055 per litre, to become JD0.655 instead of JD0.60.According to the committee's decision
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Fuel pricing committee raises prices for July

AMMONNEWS - The Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources' fuel pricing committee on Tuesday raised the prices of unleaded 90-octane gasoline for the month of July by JD0.055 per litre, to become JD0.655 instead of JD0.60.According to the committee's decision, the price of 1 litre of unleaded 95-

FM, planning minister partake in Brussels conference on Syria

AMMONNEWS - Minister of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates Ayman Safadi and Minister of Planning and International Cooperation Wissam Rabadi on Tuesday partook in a conference in Brussels, Belgium, on supporting Syria and the region.Entitled «Supporting th
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FM, planning minister partake in Brussels conference on Syria

AMMONNEWS - Minister of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates Ayman Safadi and Minister of Planning and International Cooperation Wissam Rabadi on Tuesday partook in a conference in Brussels, Belgium, on supporting Syria and the region.Entitled «Supporting the Future of Syria and the Region,» the EU I

King urges continued efforts to safeguard public health

AMMONNEWS - His Majesty King Abdullah on Tuesday urged taking stock of Jordan’s experience dealing with coronavirus disease, as well as countries where COVID-19 cases spiked after dropping, calling for investing in the Kingdom’s accumulated expertise to d
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King urges continued efforts to safeguard public health

AMMONNEWS - His Majesty King Abdullah on Tuesday urged taking stock of Jordan’s experience dealing with coronavirus disease, as well as countries where COVID-19 cases spiked after dropping, calling for investing in the Kingdom’s accumulated expertise to deal with any emergency.At two separate me

4 new imported COVID-19 cases reported on Tuesday in Jordan

AMMONNEWS - 4 new COVID-19 cases were recorded in the Kingdom on Tuesday, all imported, bringing the total caseload since the outbreak of the pandemic to 1132, Health Minister, Saed Jaber, announced.On the new infections, 3 cases belong to Jordanians coming f
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4 new imported COVID-19 cases reported on Tuesday in Jordan

AMMONNEWS - 4 new COVID-19 cases were recorded in the Kingdom on Tuesday, all imported, bringing the total caseload since the outbreak of the pandemic to 1132, Health Minister, Saed Jaber, announced.On the new infections, 3 cases belong to Jordanians coming from Saudi Arabia, who are currently s

Adaileh highlights Gov't efforts to combat corruption, tax evasion

AMMONNEWS - Minister of State for Media Affairs, Amjad Adaileh, highlighted the government's efforts to combat corruption and tax evasion, and solidarity and social protection programs that were provided during the coronavirus pandemic.121 cases were referre
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Adaileh highlights Gov't efforts to combat corruption, tax evasion

AMMONNEWS - Minister of State for Media Affairs, Amjad Adaileh, highlighted the government's efforts to combat corruption and tax evasion, and solidarity and social protection programs that were provided during the coronavirus pandemic.121 cases were referred by the Prime Ministry to the Jordan

10 imported Covid-19 cases recorded in Jordan on Sunday

AMMONNEWS - The Ministry of Health announced 10 new Covid-19 cases were recorded in the Kingdom on Sunday, all imported, bringing the total caseload since the start of the pandemic to 1121.Among the new infections, 7 cases belong to Jordanians arriving from a
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10 imported Covid-19 cases recorded in Jordan on Sunday

AMMONNEWS - The Ministry of Health announced 10 new Covid-19 cases were recorded in the Kingdom on Sunday, all imported, bringing the total caseload since the start of the pandemic to 1121.Among the new infections, 7 cases belong to Jordanians arriving from abroad, who are currently staying at t

Amman parks to reopen early next month

AMMONNEWS - The Greater Amman Municipality (GAM) announced Sunday its public parks will reopen early next month after a 3-month closure, triggered by the Covid-19 pandemic, according to GAM Deputy Director for Health and Agriculture, Dr. Mervat Mheirat.In pre
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Amman parks to reopen early next month

AMMONNEWS - The Greater Amman Municipality (GAM) announced Sunday its public parks will reopen early next month after a 3-month closure, triggered by the Covid-19 pandemic, according to GAM Deputy Director for Health and Agriculture, Dr. Mervat Mheirat.In press remarks to «Petra,» Mheirat said t

Foreign Ministry condemns building elevator in East Jerusalem's Old City

AMMONNEWS - The Foreign Ministry on Sunday condemned the Israeli authorities' decision to build an elevator linking parts of the Old City in the occupied East Jerusalem with the Buraq Wall."The Kingdom rejects all Israeli unilateral actions in the occupied Ea
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Foreign Ministry condemns building elevator in East Jerusalem's Old City

AMMONNEWS - The Foreign Ministry on Sunday condemned the Israeli authorities' decision to build an elevator linking parts of the Old City in the occupied East Jerusalem with the Buraq Wall."The Kingdom rejects all Israeli unilateral actions in the occupied East Jerusalem at the Old City in the v

Hot weather forecast despite drop in temps

AMMONNEWS - Temperatures are expected to dip few degrees on Sunday, so relatively hot weather conditions will prevail in the highlands and the plains, while it will be hot in other parts of the Kingdom, with northwesterly moderate to brisk winds, the Jordan M
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Hot weather forecast despite drop in temps

AMMONNEWS - Temperatures are expected to dip few degrees on Sunday, so relatively hot weather conditions will prevail in the highlands and the plains, while it will be hot in other parts of the Kingdom, with northwesterly moderate to brisk winds, the Jordan Meteorological Department (JMD) said in it

Crown Prince marks 26th birthday

AMMONNEWS - Sunday marks the 26th birthday of His Royal Highness Crown Prince Al Hussein bin Abdullah II. The eldest son of Their Majesties King Abdullah and Queen Rania Al Abdullah, His Royal Highness was born in Amman on 28 June 1994 and is the 42nd generat
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Crown Prince marks 26th birthday

AMMONNEWS - Sunday marks the 26th birthday of His Royal Highness Crown Prince Al Hussein bin Abdullah II. The eldest son of Their Majesties King Abdullah and Queen Rania Al Abdullah, His Royal Highness was born in Amman on 28 June 1994 and is the 42nd generation direct descendant of Prophet Mohammad

Qatari daily says investment in Jordan safe, feasible

AMMONNEWS - Al Sharq, a Qatari daily newspaper, has praised the investment environment in Jordan's real estate sector as safe and feasible, saying the Kingdom provides all facilities, which investors and businessmen need.The real estate sector in Jordan conti
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Qatari daily says investment in Jordan safe, feasible

AMMONNEWS - Al Sharq, a Qatari daily newspaper, has praised the investment environment in Jordan's real estate sector as safe and feasible, saying the Kingdom provides all facilities, which investors and businessmen need.The real estate sector in Jordan continues to attract foreign investments d

Border guard foil smuggling attempt, seize drugs

AMMONNEWS - Border guard troops of the eastern military zone, in coordination with security forces, thwarted an attempt to smuggle drugs from a neighbouring country across the border, according to a source at the Jordan Armed Forces- Arab Army General Command
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Border guard foil smuggling attempt, seize drugs

AMMONNEWS - Border guard troops of the eastern military zone, in coordination with security forces, thwarted an attempt to smuggle drugs from a neighbouring country across the border, according to a source at the Jordan Armed Forces- Arab Army General Command.It said that troops applied the rule

7 new COVID-19 cases reported, 11 recovered on Saturday in Jordan

AMMONNEWS - 7 new COVID-19 cases were recorded in the Kingdom on Saturday, all imported, bringing the total caseload since the outbreak of the pandemic to 1111, the Health Ministry announced.On the new infections, 4 cases belong to Jordanians coming from abr
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7 new COVID-19 cases reported, 11 recovered on Saturday in Jordan

AMMONNEWS - 7 new COVID-19 cases were recorded in the Kingdom on Saturday, all imported, bringing the total caseload since the outbreak of the pandemic to 1111, the Health Ministry announced.On the new infections, 4 cases belong to Jordanians coming from abroad, who are currently staying in qua

Industry Minister : New sectors are allowed to resume operations

AMMONNEWS - Minister of Industry, Trade, and Supply / Head of Work, Production and Supply Chains Committee, Tariq Hammouri, to grant approval for entertainment and recreation cities within tourist resorts to resume operations.Hammouri also granted his approva
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Industry Minister : New sectors are allowed to resume operations

AMMONNEWS - Minister of Industry, Trade, and Supply / Head of Work, Production and Supply Chains Committee, Tariq Hammouri, to grant approval for entertainment and recreation cities within tourist resorts to resume operations.Hammouri also granted his approval for entertainment cities and arcade

Saudi Arabia says it forced three Iranian boats out of its waters with warning shots

AMMONNEWS - Saudi Arabia forced three Iranian boats out of its waters on Thursday after firing warning shots, the Kingdom’s border guards said on Saturday.The official spokesperson of Saudi Arabia’s boarder guard said: “On Thursday, Maritime Border Guar
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Saudi Arabia says it forced three Iranian boats out of its waters with warning shots

AMMONNEWS - Saudi Arabia forced three Iranian boats out of its waters on Thursday after firing warning shots, the Kingdom’s border guards said on Saturday.The official spokesperson of Saudi Arabia’s boarder guard said: “On Thursday, Maritime Border Guard patrols detected three Iranian boats that

Repatriation of Jordanians from abroad suspended

AMMONNEWS - The repatriation of Jordanians from abroad (by land and air) will be suspended as of June 27, until July 10, except for pre-scheduled trips, Director of Operations at the National Centre for Security and Crisis Management's crisis cell, Brig. Gen
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Repatriation of Jordanians from abroad suspended

AMMONNEWS - The repatriation of Jordanians from abroad (by land and air) will be suspended as of June 27, until July 10, except for pre-scheduled trips, Director of Operations at the National Centre for Security and Crisis Management's crisis cell, Brig. Gen. Mazen Faraiah announced on Saturday.

WB approves $374mln to provide cash assistance to poor households in Jordan

AMMONNEWS - The World Bank Group’s Board of Executive Directors approved on Friday a $374-million project to provide cash support to 270,000 poor and vulnerable households in Jordan, including those who have recently lost their source of income as a resul
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WB approves $374mln to provide cash assistance to poor households in Jordan

AMMONNEWS - The World Bank Group’s Board of Executive Directors approved on Friday a $374-million project to provide cash support to 270,000 poor and vulnerable households in Jordan, including those who have recently lost their source of income as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.The Emergency

Jordan records 18 new COVID-19 cases, including 5 in Amman

AMMONNEWS - Jordan has confirmed 18 new coronavirus cases today, bringing the total number of cases since the beginning of the crisis to 1,104, according to a statement issued by the government and the Ministry of Health.The new cases include five people who
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Jordan records 18 new COVID-19 cases, including 5 in Amman

AMMONNEWS - Jordan has confirmed 18 new coronavirus cases today, bringing the total number of cases since the beginning of the crisis to 1,104, according to a statement issued by the government and the Ministry of Health.The new cases include five people who has direct contact with infected pers

In historic vote, Washington, D.C., poised to become 51st state in the US

AMMONNEWS - Four decades after launching its drive for US statehood, Washington, D.C., was poised to take a step toward becoming the 51st state as the House of Representatives on Friday approved its admission.The initiative passed in the Democratic-controlle
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In historic vote, Washington, D.C., poised to become 51st state in the US

AMMONNEWS - Four decades after launching its drive for US statehood, Washington, D.C., was poised to take a step toward becoming the 51st state as the House of Representatives on Friday approved its admission.The initiative passed in the Democratic-controlled House by a vote of 232-180, with no

Cabinet approves 2020 domestic workers, cooks and gardeners bylaw

AMMONNEWS - The Cabinet on Wednesday approved the 2020 bylaw of domestic workers, cooks, gardeners and the like, addressing a number of issues pertaining to the protection of workers' rights.In a statement, Minister of Labor Nidal Batayneh said the new legisl
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Cabinet approves 2020 domestic workers, cooks and gardeners bylaw

AMMONNEWS - The Cabinet on Wednesday approved the 2020 bylaw of domestic workers, cooks, gardeners and the like, addressing a number of issues pertaining to the protection of workers' rights.In a statement, Minister of Labor Nidal Batayneh said the new legislation obliges the employer to pay the

Safadi to hold talks with Iraqi officials

AMMONNEWS - Minister of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates Ayman Safadi on Wednesday arrived in Baghdad to hold talks with a number of Iraqi officials.«Safadi will meet the Iraqi President and the Prime Minister, as well as the Speaker of the Council of R
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Safadi to hold talks with Iraqi officials

AMMONNEWS - Minister of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates Ayman Safadi on Wednesday arrived in Baghdad to hold talks with a number of Iraqi officials.«Safadi will meet the Iraqi President and the Prime Minister, as well as the Speaker of the Council of Representatives,» the Ministry of Foreign Af

Tarawneh urges Arab parliaments to counter Israel's annexation plans

AMMONNEWS - Lower House Speaker and President of the Arab Inter-Parliamentary Union (APU), Atef Tarawneh, called on his Arab counterparts to take positions rejecting the plans of the Israeli government to annex swathes of the Jordan Valley, the West Bank and
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Tarawneh urges Arab parliaments to counter Israel's annexation plans

AMMONNEWS - Lower House Speaker and President of the Arab Inter-Parliamentary Union (APU), Atef Tarawneh, called on his Arab counterparts to take positions rejecting the plans of the Israeli government to annex swathes of the Jordan Valley, the West Bank and Golan.In a House media statement is

King receives phone call from German president

AMMONNEWS - His Majesty King Abdullah on Wednesday received a phone call from Federal President of Germany Frank-Walter Steinmeier, and discussed bilateral relations and the latest regional developments.King Abdullah underscored the deep-rooted relations betw
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King receives phone call from German president

AMMONNEWS - His Majesty King Abdullah on Wednesday received a phone call from Federal President of Germany Frank-Walter Steinmeier, and discussed bilateral relations and the latest regional developments.King Abdullah underscored the deep-rooted relations between Jordan and Germany, and expressed

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