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Norway's PM concludes visit to Jordan

AMMONNEWS - Prime Minister of Norway, Erna Solberg, on Monday, concluded her official two-day working visit to the Kingdom, during which she held talks with His Majesty King Abdullah II on means of cementing bilateral cooperation and regional developments.Th
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Norway's PM concludes visit to Jordan

AMMONNEWS - Prime Minister of Norway, Erna Solberg, on Monday, concluded her official two-day working visit to the Kingdom, during which she held talks with His Majesty King Abdullah II on means of cementing bilateral cooperation and regional developments.The Norwegian PM also held talks with Pr

Bahrain to host international meeting on Gulf maritime security in early 2020

AMMONNEWS - Bahrain announced on Monday it will host an international meeting on maritime security in coordination with the US early next year, in a statement posted on the Ministry of Foreign Affairs’ official Twitter account.“We plan to host a high leve
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Bahrain to host international meeting on Gulf maritime security in early 2020

AMMONNEWS - Bahrain announced on Monday it will host an international meeting on maritime security in coordination with the US early next year, in a statement posted on the Ministry of Foreign Affairs’ official Twitter account.“We plan to host a high level political meeting in the first half of

Jordan to move to wintertime Friday

AMMONNEWS - Jordan will switch to winter time on Friday, October 25, when clocks will be set back by 60 minutes at 1:00 am, becoming two hours ahead of Greenwich Mean Time (GMT).Under a Cabinet decision taken in 2013, the Kingdom switches to wintertime on th
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Jordan to move to wintertime Friday

AMMONNEWS - Jordan will switch to winter time on Friday, October 25, when clocks will be set back by 60 minutes at 1:00 am, becoming two hours ahead of Greenwich Mean Time (GMT).Under a Cabinet decision taken in 2013, the Kingdom switches to wintertime on the last Friday of October every year.

Drop in temps forecast Sunday

AMMONNEWS - A slight drop in temperatures is expected on Sunday, bringing pleasant weather conditions in the highlands, while it will be moderate in other parts of the Kingdom, the Jordan Meteorological Department (JMD) said.Low-altitude clouds are also expec
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Drop in temps forecast Sunday

AMMONNEWS - A slight drop in temperatures is expected on Sunday, bringing pleasant weather conditions in the highlands, while it will be moderate in other parts of the Kingdom, the Jordan Meteorological Department (JMD) said.Low-altitude clouds are also expected in the northern and central areas

Region's crises will not be solved through taxes

AMMONNEWS - Tackling the effects of regional crises that negatively affect the Jordanian economy cannot be solved at the expense of the Jordanian citizen and there is no alternative to stimulating the economy to grow and create jobs to meet these challenges,
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Region's crises will not be solved through taxes

AMMONNEWS - Tackling the effects of regional crises that negatively affect the Jordanian economy cannot be solved at the expense of the Jordanian citizen and there is no alternative to stimulating the economy to grow and create jobs to meet these challenges, Minister of Planning and International Co

Foreign ministry accepts credentials of new Mexican ambassador

AMMONNEWS - Secretary General of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates, Ambassador Saja Majali, on Sunday received a copy of the credentials of the newly appointed Mexican Ambassador to Jordan Roberto Rodriguez Hernandez, as the new envoy to the Kin
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Foreign ministry accepts credentials of new Mexican ambassador

AMMONNEWS - Secretary General of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates, Ambassador Saja Majali, on Sunday received a copy of the credentials of the newly appointed Mexican Ambassador to Jordan Roberto Rodriguez Hernandez, as the new envoy to the Kingdom.During the meeting, Majali expre

US forces withdraw from key base in northern Syria

AMMONNEWS - US forces withdrew from a key base in northern Syria Sunday, a monitor said, two days before the end of a US-brokered truce to stem a Turkish attack on Kurdish-led forces in the region.An AFP correspondent saw more than 70 US armored vehicles esco
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US forces withdraw from key base in northern Syria

AMMONNEWS - US forces withdrew from a key base in northern Syria Sunday, a monitor said, two days before the end of a US-brokered truce to stem a Turkish attack on Kurdish-led forces in the region.An AFP correspondent saw more than 70 US armored vehicles escorted by helicopters drive past the to

JSMO to develop standards of hybrid batteries in 6 months

AMMONNEWS - Jordan Standards and Metrology Organization (JSMO) said it will provide all technical requirements for the safety of hybrid batteries of both types (nickel and lithium) through developing its standards to be completed within six months.JSMO Actin
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JSMO to develop standards of hybrid batteries in 6 months

AMMONNEWS - Jordan Standards and Metrology Organization (JSMO) said it will provide all technical requirements for the safety of hybrid batteries of both types (nickel and lithium) through developing its standards to be completed within six months.JSMO Acting Director General, Yousef Shamali, sa

Foreign Ministry : 7 foreign nationals infiltrate into Israel from Jordan

AMMONNEWS - The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates said on Saturday that seven people of a foreign nationality infiltrated at dawn into Israel across the Jordanian border to look for work there, and were arrested by Israeli authorities.The Ministry'
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Foreign Ministry : 7 foreign nationals infiltrate into Israel from Jordan

AMMONNEWS - The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates said on Saturday that seven people of a foreign nationality infiltrated at dawn into Israel across the Jordanian border to look for work there, and were arrested by Israeli authorities.The Ministry's Spokesperson Sufian Qudah said that

Turkey accuses Syrian Kurd forces of violating truce, SDF denies

AMMONNEWS - Turkey on Saturday accused Kurdish forces of violating an agreement to suspend its Syria offensive if they withdraw from a “safe zone” along the border, but the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) denied Turkey’s claims.“The Turkis
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Turkey accuses Syrian Kurd forces of violating truce, SDF denies

AMMONNEWS - Turkey on Saturday accused Kurdish forces of violating an agreement to suspend its Syria offensive if they withdraw from a “safe zone” along the border, but the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) denied Turkey’s claims.“The Turkish armed forces fully abide by the agreement” r

King offers condolences over Japan hurricane victims

AMMONNEWS - His Majesty King Abdullah II, in a phone call with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, on Thursday expressed his condolences over the victims of the Hagibis hurricane, which struck Japan, killing dozens and injuring many more.In the phone call, Hi
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King offers condolences over Japan hurricane victims

AMMONNEWS - His Majesty King Abdullah II, in a phone call with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, on Thursday expressed his condolences over the victims of the Hagibis hurricane, which struck Japan, killing dozens and injuring many more.In the phone call, His Majesty expressed his deepest sympa

€45 million agreement for renewable energy projects inked

AMMONNEWS - The Cities and Villages Development Bank and the European Investment Bank, the European Union's financial arm, have signed an agreement to finance the energy efficiency and renewable energy projects in municipalities worth €45 million.It was sig
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€45 million agreement for renewable energy projects inked

AMMONNEWS - The Cities and Villages Development Bank and the European Investment Bank, the European Union's financial arm, have signed an agreement to finance the energy efficiency and renewable energy projects in municipalities worth €45 million.It was signed by Cities and Villages Development

Jordanian detainee Hiba Al-Labadi to face closed trial

AMMONNEWS - The Jordanian prisoner in the Israeli occupation prisons Hiba Abdulbaqi Al-Labadi will face a closed trial today.Jawad Boulos, the lawyer for the Commission of Detainees' Affairs said he expects that the occupation authorities would be forced to r
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Jordanian detainee Hiba Al-Labadi to face closed trial

AMMONNEWS - The Jordanian prisoner in the Israeli occupation prisons Hiba Abdulbaqi Al-Labadi will face a closed trial today.Jawad Boulos, the lawyer for the Commission of Detainees' Affairs said he expects that the occupation authorities would be forced to release Hiba if the Jordanian exerts m

Drop in temps forecast Thursday, pleasant weather over weekend

AMMONNEWS - A slight drop in temperatures is expected on Thursday, as partly cloudy and rainy weather will prevail across the country with southwesterly moderate to brisk, blowing dust in the Badia regions, according to the Jordan Meteorological Department (J
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Drop in temps forecast Thursday, pleasant weather over weekend

AMMONNEWS - A slight drop in temperatures is expected on Thursday, as partly cloudy and rainy weather will prevail across the country with southwesterly moderate to brisk, blowing dust in the Badia regions, according to the Jordan Meteorological Department (JMD).Heavy rain is also expected accom

Foreign ministry: no Jordanians among crashed pilgrims' bus

AMMONNEWS - There were no Jordanians among the victims of the pilgrims' bus that crashed near the holy city of Medina in Saudi Arabia late Wednesday, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates announced Thursday.The ministry’s Operations Center said i
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Foreign ministry: no Jordanians among crashed pilgrims' bus

AMMONNEWS - There were no Jordanians among the victims of the pilgrims' bus that crashed near the holy city of Medina in Saudi Arabia late Wednesday, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates announced Thursday.The ministry’s Operations Center said it has been following up on the accident

Damascus must receive control of Syrian-Turkish border, says Russian FM

AMMONNEWS - The Syrian government in Damascus must receive control of the Syrian-Turkish border, said Russia's Foreign Ministry's spokesperson Maria Vladimirovna Zakharova, according to Interfax.Russia is an ally of the regime of Bashar al-Assad, based in Syr
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Damascus must receive control of Syrian-Turkish border, says Russian FM

AMMONNEWS - The Syrian government in Damascus must receive control of the Syrian-Turkish border, said Russia's Foreign Ministry's spokesperson Maria Vladimirovna Zakharova, according to Interfax.Russia is an ally of the regime of Bashar al-Assad, based in Syria's capital Damascus.Last week,

Queen Rania delivers letter to all Jordanians

AMMONNEWS - In a post on her Facebook official page, Her Majesty Queen Rania Al Abdullah has delivered a letter to all Jordanians today. The letter read:In the name of God the most Merciful, the most Compassionate,My brothers and sisters, the sons and daughte
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Queen Rania delivers letter to all Jordanians

AMMONNEWS - In a post on her Facebook official page, Her Majesty Queen Rania Al Abdullah has delivered a letter to all Jordanians today. The letter read:In the name of God the most Merciful, the most Compassionate,My brothers and sisters, the sons and daughters of our beloved Jordan,

FM meets Jordanian-Turkish parliamentary friendship panel

AMMONNEWS - Minister of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates Ayman Safadi met on Wednesday with the chairman and members of the Jordanian-Turkish Friendship Committee in the Turkish Parliament.During the meeting, which was attended by president of the Jordanian-Tu
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FM meets Jordanian-Turkish parliamentary friendship panel

AMMONNEWS - Minister of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates Ayman Safadi met on Wednesday with the chairman and members of the Jordanian-Turkish Friendship Committee in the Turkish Parliament.During the meeting, which was attended by president of the Jordanian-Turkish Committee at the Jordanian Lowe

Cabinet approves transferring routine mandates to ministers

AMMONNEWS - A Cabinet meeting, chaired by Prime Minister, Omar Razzaz, on Wednesday, approved new amendments to four draft bills, under which routine mandate of the Council of Ministers will be reassigned to competent ministers.A few weeks ago, the cabinet a
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Cabinet approves transferring routine mandates to ministers

AMMONNEWS - A Cabinet meeting, chaired by Prime Minister, Omar Razzaz, on Wednesday, approved new amendments to four draft bills, under which routine mandate of the Council of Ministers will be reassigned to competent ministers.A few weeks ago, the cabinet approved amendments to 50 draft bills

SSC adjourns ‘tobacco case’ session to next Tuesday

AMMONNEWS - President of the State Security Court (SSC) Ali Mubaideen on Wenesday adjourned today's public session of the «tobacco case» until next Tuesday, to complete hearing a number of prosecution witnesses.Today, the court heard three prosecu
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SSC adjourns ‘tobacco case’ session to next Tuesday

AMMONNEWS - President of the State Security Court (SSC) Ali Mubaideen on Wenesday adjourned today's public session of the «tobacco case» until next Tuesday, to complete hearing a number of prosecution witnesses.Today, the court heard three prosecution witnesses in the case. The SSC began to try

US Coalition: Forces have left Syrian cities of Raqqa, Tabqah, Lafarge factory

AMMONNEWS - The US-led coalition said on Wednesday that its forces had left the Syrian cities of Tabqah and Raqqa as well as a Lafarge cement factory as part of the withdrawal from northeast Syria.“Coalition forces continue a deliberate withdrawal from nort
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US Coalition: Forces have left Syrian cities of Raqqa, Tabqah, Lafarge factory

AMMONNEWS - The US-led coalition said on Wednesday that its forces had left the Syrian cities of Tabqah and Raqqa as well as a Lafarge cement factory as part of the withdrawal from northeast Syria.“Coalition forces continue a deliberate withdrawal from northeast Syria. On Oct. 16, we vacated the

Health of Palestinian-Jordanian Prisoner Deteriorating

AMMONNEWS - The health of Jordanian-Palestinian detainee in Israel, Heba al-Labadi, who has been on hunger strike for 23 days in protest against her administrative detention, has deteriorated, the Detainees and Ex-Detainees Commission said today.The commissio
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Health of Palestinian-Jordanian Prisoner Deteriorating

AMMONNEWS - The health of Jordanian-Palestinian detainee in Israel, Heba al-Labadi, who has been on hunger strike for 23 days in protest against her administrative detention, has deteriorated, the Detainees and Ex-Detainees Commission said today.The commission’s attorney, who visited Labadi yest

Tarawneh : Jordan-Israel peace treaty under threat

AMMONNEWS - The peace treaty between Jordan and Israel is “under threat” due to Israeli “violations” against Jerusalem, according to the speaker of the Jordanian House of Representatives and president of the Arab Inter-Parliamentary Union, Atef Tarawn
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Tarawneh : Jordan-Israel peace treaty under threat

AMMONNEWS - The peace treaty between Jordan and Israel is “under threat” due to Israeli “violations” against Jerusalem, according to the speaker of the Jordanian House of Representatives and president of the Arab Inter-Parliamentary Union, Atef Tarawneh, as quoted by Jordan’s government news agency.

28 people injured in Irbid road accident

AMMONNEWS - Some 28 people were slightly injured early Sunday in a road accident between a medium- sized bus and a vehicle in Irbid governorate, the Civil Defense Department (CDD) said.The department's media office stated that the CDD rescue teams administere
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28 people injured in Irbid road accident

AMMONNEWS - Some 28 people were slightly injured early Sunday in a road accident between a medium- sized bus and a vehicle in Irbid governorate, the Civil Defense Department (CDD) said.The department's media office stated that the CDD rescue teams administered first aid to the injured and transf

IMF to conduct 3rd review of Jordan's economy in November

AMMONNEWS - The International Monetary Fund (IMF) is scheduled to conduct the third review of Jordan's economy in November, an official source said Sunday.A Jordanian delegation will visit the United States next week to discuss Jordan's fiscal and monetary r
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IMF to conduct 3rd review of Jordan's economy in November

AMMONNEWS - The International Monetary Fund (IMF) is scheduled to conduct the third review of Jordan's economy in November, an official source said Sunday.A Jordanian delegation will visit the United States next week to discuss Jordan's fiscal and monetary reforms under the existing program wit

Polls open in decisive Tunisian presidential election round

AMMONNEWS - Polls opened in Tunisia on Sunday for the decisive second-round of the presidential election between media mogul Nabil Karoui and independent retired law professor Kais Saied.The two beat 24 other candidates including some of Tunisia’s most powe
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Polls open in decisive Tunisian presidential election round

AMMONNEWS - Polls opened in Tunisia on Sunday for the decisive second-round of the presidential election between media mogul Nabil Karoui and independent retired law professor Kais Saied.The two beat 24 other candidates including some of Tunisia’s most powerful politicians in the first round pol

Jordan, Kuwait reaffirm strong ties

AMMONNEWS - Minister of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates Ayman Safadi and Kuwaiti Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Sheikh Sabah Al-Khaled Al-Sabah held talks on Saturday and underlined the strong and exemplary relations between the two countries.The
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Jordan, Kuwait reaffirm strong ties

AMMONNEWS - Minister of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates Ayman Safadi and Kuwaiti Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Sheikh Sabah Al-Khaled Al-Sabah held talks on Saturday and underlined the strong and exemplary relations between the two countries.The ministers said that relations between

Jordan renews rejection of any attack on Syria

AMMONNEWS - Minister of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates Ayman Safadi said on Saturday renewed Jordan's rejection and condemnation of any aggression against Syria and any threat to its territorial integrity, security and sovereignty, reiterating the call on th
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Jordan renews rejection of any attack on Syria

AMMONNEWS - Minister of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates Ayman Safadi said on Saturday renewed Jordan's rejection and condemnation of any aggression against Syria and any threat to its territorial integrity, security and sovereignty, reiterating the call on the "brothers in Turkey to immediately stop

PM urges enhanced transport between Jordan, Egypt and Iraq

AMMONNEWS - Prime Minister Omar Razzaz on Saturday stressed the importance of forging closer relations in the transport sector between Jordan, Egypt and Iraq, to achieve integration between the three countries.In a meeting with Egyptian Minister of Transport
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PM urges enhanced transport between Jordan, Egypt and Iraq

AMMONNEWS - Prime Minister Omar Razzaz on Saturday stressed the importance of forging closer relations in the transport sector between Jordan, Egypt and Iraq, to achieve integration between the three countries.In a meeting with Egyptian Minister of Transport Kamel al-Wazir and Iraqi Transport Mi

Turkey says Turkish-backed Syrian forces seize Ras al-Ain center

AMMONNEWS - Turkish-backed Syrian opposition seized control of Ras al-Ain’s town center in northeast Syria on Saturday, a senior Turkish security official said as Turkey’s offensive against a Kurdish militia in the region entered its fourth day.“The [Sy
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Turkey says Turkish-backed Syrian forces seize Ras al-Ain center

AMMONNEWS - Turkish-backed Syrian opposition seized control of Ras al-Ain’s town center in northeast Syria on Saturday, a senior Turkish security official said as Turkey’s offensive against a Kurdish militia in the region entered its fourth day.“The [Syrian opposition] national army took control

Jordanian FM meet with Egypt's FM Shoukry

AMMONNEWS - Egypt's Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry received on Saturday his Jordanian and Bahraini counterparts, Ayman Safadi and Khalid bin Ahmed Al Khalifa, respectively, ahead of the emergency meeting of the Arab League (AL), which is set to take place lat
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Jordanian FM meet with Egypt's FM Shoukry

AMMONNEWS - Egypt's Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry received on Saturday his Jordanian and Bahraini counterparts, Ayman Safadi and Khalid bin Ahmed Al Khalifa, respectively, ahead of the emergency meeting of the Arab League (AL), which is set to take place later today in Cairo to discuss the Turkish

Syria exempts Jordanian trucks from transit fees

AMMONNEWS - In a presidential decree, the Assad regime in Syria has decided to exempt Jordanian trucks from transit fees, Jordanian MP Tariq Khouri, who is close to Syria, told mass media on Thursday.According to Al-Araby Al-Jadeed, Khouri explained that thi
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Syria exempts Jordanian trucks from transit fees

AMMONNEWS - In a presidential decree, the Assad regime in Syria has decided to exempt Jordanian trucks from transit fees, Jordanian MP Tariq Khouri, who is close to Syria, told mass media on Thursday.According to Al-Araby Al-Jadeed, Khouri explained that this decree lifts the sanctions imposed o

PM : Jordanian-Kuwaiti relation stronger than any frivolous offense

AMMONNEWS - Prime Minister Omar Razzaz said that what happened in the tiers of the stadium, in Amman yesterday, does not represent our values.He added that the Jordanian-Kuwaiti relation is stronger than any frivolous offense.The prime minister, in a tweet,
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PM : Jordanian-Kuwaiti relation stronger than any frivolous offense

AMMONNEWS - Prime Minister Omar Razzaz said that what happened in the tiers of the stadium, in Amman yesterday, does not represent our values.He added that the Jordanian-Kuwaiti relation is stronger than any frivolous offense.The prime minister, in a tweet, called on everyone to build on th

‘Border on fire’ as Turkey intensifies Syria campaign

AMMONNEWS - Turkey stepped up its air and artillery strikes on Kurdish militia in northeast Syria on Friday, escalating an offensive that has drawn warnings of humanitarian catastrophe.A car bomb exploded on Friday in the border city of Qamishli in northeaste
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‘Border on fire’ as Turkey intensifies Syria campaign

AMMONNEWS - Turkey stepped up its air and artillery strikes on Kurdish militia in northeast Syria on Friday, escalating an offensive that has drawn warnings of humanitarian catastrophe.A car bomb exploded on Friday in the border city of Qamishli in northeastern Syria, the Syrian Democratic Force

Why Syrians in Jordan refuse to return home

AMMONNEWS - Although the Nassib-Jaber border crossing between Syria and Jordan opened Oct. 15, 2018, the number of Syrian refugees returning home from Jordan remains low. This has sparked questions about the reasons preventing their return to their hometowns
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Why Syrians in Jordan refuse to return home

AMMONNEWS - Although the Nassib-Jaber border crossing between Syria and Jordan opened Oct. 15, 2018, the number of Syrian refugees returning home from Jordan remains low. This has sparked questions about the reasons preventing their return to their hometowns in southern Syria, as the battles between

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