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Cold weather forecast until Wednesday

AMMONNEWS - A slight rise in temperatures is expected on Monday, with cold conditions to prevail in most parts of the Kingdom, except for the Jordan Valley, the Dead Sea and Aqaba, where the weather is expected to be fair, the Jordan Meteorological Departmen
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Cold weather forecast until Wednesday

AMMONNEWS - A slight rise in temperatures is expected on Monday, with cold conditions to prevail in most parts of the Kingdom, except for the Jordan Valley, the Dead Sea and Aqaba, where the weather is expected to be fair, the Jordan Meteorological Department (JMD) forecast.The JMD warned of fro

Cold weather with frost formation forecast today

AMMONNEWS - A slight rise in temperatures is expected on Sunday, but it will be cold in most parts of the Kingdom and pleasant in the Jordan Valley and Aqaba, the Jordan Meteorological Department (JMD) said in its daily report.The weather will turn colder lat
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Cold weather with frost formation forecast today

AMMONNEWS - A slight rise in temperatures is expected on Sunday, but it will be cold in most parts of the Kingdom and pleasant in the Jordan Valley and Aqaba, the Jordan Meteorological Department (JMD) said in its daily report.The weather will turn colder later at night, and winds will be northw

Cabinet approves pension increase for low-income retirees

AMMONNEWS - The Cabinet on Sunday endorsed an increase on the minimum pension and impairment salary for low-income retirees, as of January 1, 2020, provided that the increase shall be paid retroactively next month.The increase comes based on a recommendation
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Cabinet approves pension increase for low-income retirees

AMMONNEWS - The Cabinet on Sunday endorsed an increase on the minimum pension and impairment salary for low-income retirees, as of January 1, 2020, provided that the increase shall be paid retroactively next month.The increase comes based on a recommendation of the General Organization for Socia

Syria regime forces on edge of key opposition-held town: Monitor

AMMONNEWS - Syrian regime forces have reached the outskirts of a key city on the edge of the country’s last opposition-held stronghold, a monitor and a pro-government newspaper said Sunday.The mainly deserted city of Maaret al-Numan is a strategic prize lyi
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Syria regime forces on edge of key opposition-held town: Monitor

AMMONNEWS - Syrian regime forces have reached the outskirts of a key city on the edge of the country’s last opposition-held stronghold, a monitor and a pro-government newspaper said Sunday.The mainly deserted city of Maaret al-Numan is a strategic prize lying on the M5 linking Damascus to Syria’

House Speaker warns of snubbing Palestinians' rights

AMMONNEWS - Speaker of the Lower House, Atef Tarawneh, warned of snubbing the legitimate rights of the Palestinian people, a situation that will ignite the region.In a statement read at the beginning of the House's session on Sunday, in the presence of the Ca
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House Speaker warns of snubbing Palestinians' rights

AMMONNEWS - Speaker of the Lower House, Atef Tarawneh, warned of snubbing the legitimate rights of the Palestinian people, a situation that will ignite the region.In a statement read at the beginning of the House's session on Sunday, in the presence of the Cabinet's members, Tarawneh called on a

Jerash tourists stabber handed over terror charges, SSC rules

AMMONNEWS - The State Security Court (SSC) has charged the first suspect in an incident of stabbing 8 people in Jerash Governorate with plotting to carry out terrorist acts, attempting to join armed groups and terror organizations, and promoting ideology of
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Jerash tourists stabber handed over terror charges, SSC rules

AMMONNEWS - The State Security Court (SSC) has charged the first suspect in an incident of stabbing 8 people in Jerash Governorate with plotting to carry out terrorist acts, attempting to join armed groups and terror organizations, and promoting ideology of a terrorist group.During a public sess

Going back on disengagement decision with West Bank rumor untrue: FM

AMMONNEWS - Minister of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates, Ayman Safadi, on Saturday evening said that a rumor that is circulating about Jordan going back on its disengagement decision with the occupied West Bank is untrue.During a meeting at the Prime Ministr
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Going back on disengagement decision with West Bank rumor untrue: FM

AMMONNEWS - Minister of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates, Ayman Safadi, on Saturday evening said that a rumor that is circulating about Jordan going back on its disengagement decision with the occupied West Bank is untrue.During a meeting at the Prime Ministry in Amman that was attended by Minist

Health Ministry activates comprehensive system to combat Coronavirus

AMMONNEWS - Minister of Health, Saad Jaber, Saturday, revealed that the Ministry of Health had contacted the Chinese government and the World Health Organization (WHO) to find out the size, extent, and spread of the Coronavirus.During a meeting held at the Pr
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Health Ministry activates comprehensive system to combat Coronavirus

AMMONNEWS - Minister of Health, Saad Jaber, Saturday, revealed that the Ministry of Health had contacted the Chinese government and the World Health Organization (WHO) to find out the size, extent, and spread of the Coronavirus.During a meeting held at the Prime Ministry in Amman, Jaber said tha

King orders evacuation of Jordanians from Chinese city of Wuhan

AMMONNEWS - Upon the directives of His Majesty King Abdullah II, an aircraft will be sent to evacuate Jordanians from the Chinese city of Wuhan «as soon as possible,» as government authorities began arranging for the evacuation, according to a sta
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King orders evacuation of Jordanians from Chinese city of Wuhan

AMMONNEWS - Upon the directives of His Majesty King Abdullah II, an aircraft will be sent to evacuate Jordanians from the Chinese city of Wuhan «as soon as possible,» as government authorities began arranging for the evacuation, according to a statement.It said the government, through the Minist

Senate President stresses Jordan's firm stance on Palestinian issue

AMMONNEWS - Senate President Faisal al-Fayez has emphasized that Jordan, under the Hashemite leadership, will remain committed to defending the Arab and Islamic issues, mainly the Palestinian cause and the Palestinian people's right to establish their own ind
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Senate President stresses Jordan's firm stance on Palestinian issue

AMMONNEWS - Senate President Faisal al-Fayez has emphasized that Jordan, under the Hashemite leadership, will remain committed to defending the Arab and Islamic issues, mainly the Palestinian cause and the Palestinian people's right to establish their own independent state on their national soil.

Jordan, Arab League claim strict reservations regarding Israeli annexation through Mideast plan

AMMONNEWS - The Jordanian foreign minister said on Thursday that the sole way to the Middle East peace is ending the Israeli occupation and achieving the two-state solution, state-run Petra news agency reported.READ MORE: Jordan, Arab League claim strict rese
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Jordan, Arab League claim strict reservations regarding Israeli annexation through Mideast plan

AMMONNEWS - The Jordanian foreign minister said on Thursday that the sole way to the Middle East peace is ending the Israeli occupation and achieving the two-state solution, state-run Petra news agency reported.READ MORE: Jordan, Arab League claim strict reservations regarding Israeli annexation

Three Iraqi protesters killed in Baghdad, south

AMMONNEWS - Three protesters were shot dead on Saturday in Iraq’s capital and south, medics told AFP, as demonstrators clashed with security forces clearing streets and squares occupied for months by protesters.One demonstrator was killed in the capital Bag
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Three Iraqi protesters killed in Baghdad, south

AMMONNEWS - Three protesters were shot dead on Saturday in Iraq’s capital and south, medics told AFP, as demonstrators clashed with security forces clearing streets and squares occupied for months by protesters.One demonstrator was killed in the capital Baghdad and two others were shot in the so

Emir of Qatar receives Interior Minister

AMMONNEWS - His Highness Emir of Qatar, Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani on Thursday received Interior Minister, Salama Hammad, and a number of Arab and foreign ministers and officials who participated in the graduation ceremony for the second batch of nominat
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Emir of Qatar receives Interior Minister

AMMONNEWS - His Highness Emir of Qatar, Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani on Thursday received Interior Minister, Salama Hammad, and a number of Arab and foreign ministers and officials who participated in the graduation ceremony for the second batch of nominated students at the Police College of the

FM: King spearheading intensive efforts to launch int'l movement for two-state solution

AMMONNEWS - Minister of Foreign Affairs and Expatriate Ayman Safadi on Thursday said that the path of peace that all regional and international efforts must unite to pursue is the two-state solution which guarantees the establishment of an independent Palesti
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FM: King spearheading intensive efforts to launch int'l movement for two-state solution

AMMONNEWS - Minister of Foreign Affairs and Expatriate Ayman Safadi on Thursday said that the path of peace that all regional and international efforts must unite to pursue is the two-state solution which guarantees the establishment of an independent Palestinian state with East Jerusalem as its cap

Depression forecast to bring heavy rain today

AMMONNEWS - Chilly weather conditions are expected to prevail on Thursday, with low-altitude clouds and a chance of light showers during the day in parts of the northern and central areas of the country, the Jordan Meteorological Department (JMD) said in its
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Depression forecast to bring heavy rain today

AMMONNEWS - Chilly weather conditions are expected to prevail on Thursday, with low-altitude clouds and a chance of light showers during the day in parts of the northern and central areas of the country, the Jordan Meteorological Department (JMD) said in its daily report.At nighttime, the Kingdo

PM: Jordan lives in tough neighborhood, most of its problems created across borders

AMMONNEWS - Prime Minister Omar Razzaz said Jordan lives in a tough neighborhood, as most of its problems are created across the borders and then spillover into it, noting to the refugees who are forming 20 percent of the Kingdom's population, in addition to
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PM: Jordan lives in tough neighborhood, most of its problems created across borders

AMMONNEWS - Prime Minister Omar Razzaz said Jordan lives in a tough neighborhood, as most of its problems are created across the borders and then spillover into it, noting to the refugees who are forming 20 percent of the Kingdom's population, in addition to the closed borders, regional conflicts an

US bars Iranians from trade and investment visas

AMMONNEWS - The United States, locked in a tense confrontation with Iran in the Middle East, has barred Iranians from entering the country on trade and investment visas from Thursday.US Citizenship and Immigration Services attributed the change to the termina
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US bars Iranians from trade and investment visas

AMMONNEWS - The United States, locked in a tense confrontation with Iran in the Middle East, has barred Iranians from entering the country on trade and investment visas from Thursday.US Citizenship and Immigration Services attributed the change to the termination in October 2018 of a treaty of a

Senate President calls on EU to support Jordan

AMMONNEWS - Senate President, Faisal Al Fayez, called on the European Union (EU) to support Jordan economically, especially in light of the accelerating regional events that affected Jordan and made life difficult for its citizens.During a meeting held by th
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Senate President calls on EU to support Jordan

AMMONNEWS - Senate President, Faisal Al Fayez, called on the European Union (EU) to support Jordan economically, especially in light of the accelerating regional events that affected Jordan and made life difficult for its citizens.During a meeting held by the Jordan-EU parliamentary friendship c

PM meets officials, economists in Davos

AMMONNEWS - Prime Minister Omar Razzaz, Wednesday, met with President of the Islamic Development Bank (IsDB), Bandar Hajjar, and discussed with him projects that Jordan intends to implement in many vital sectors and the possibility of the bank’s contributio
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PM meets officials, economists in Davos

AMMONNEWS - Prime Minister Omar Razzaz, Wednesday, met with President of the Islamic Development Bank (IsDB), Bandar Hajjar, and discussed with him projects that Jordan intends to implement in many vital sectors and the possibility of the bank’s contribution to support its implementation.Hajjar

Lower house speaker stresses Jordan's support to Iraq, its people

AMMONNEWS - Speaker of the Lower House of Parliament, Atef Tarawneh, affirmed Jordan’s supportive stance to Iraq and its people, coordination of the parliamentary effort, and activating the role of parliamentary diplomacy between the two countries in issue
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Lower house speaker stresses Jordan's support to Iraq, its people

AMMONNEWS - Speaker of the Lower House of Parliament, Atef Tarawneh, affirmed Jordan’s supportive stance to Iraq and its people, coordination of the parliamentary effort, and activating the role of parliamentary diplomacy between the two countries in issues common concern.In a meeting with his I

Army chief meets commander of US Central Command

AMMONNEWS - Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Maj. Gen. Yousef Hneiti on Wednesday met with Commander of the United States Central Command, General Kenneth F. McKenzie, Jr.Both commanders discussed a number of Middle East and other international issues o
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Army chief meets commander of US Central Command

AMMONNEWS - Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Maj. Gen. Yousef Hneiti on Wednesday met with Commander of the United States Central Command, General Kenneth F. McKenzie, Jr.Both commanders discussed a number of Middle East and other international issues of common concern. They also discussed

Jordan; model for economic, political resilience: PM

AMMONNEWS - Prime Minister Omar Razzaz said Jordan has, over the past decades, become a model for economic and political resilience despite challenges imposed by surrounding regional circumstances.The Prime Minister made his remarks during the "Geopolitical O
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Jordan; model for economic, political resilience: PM

AMMONNEWS - Prime Minister Omar Razzaz said Jordan has, over the past decades, become a model for economic and political resilience despite challenges imposed by surrounding regional circumstances.The Prime Minister made his remarks during the "Geopolitical Outlook: The Middle East and North Afr

Iraqi president, Trump meet in Davos, discuss foreign troops cut

AMMONNEWS - Iraqi President Barham Salih met US President Donald Trump in Davos on Wednesday and discussed reducing foreign troops in the country, the Iraqi presidency said, after Washington spurned an Iraqi request earlier this month to pull out its troops.
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Iraqi president, Trump meet in Davos, discuss foreign troops cut

AMMONNEWS - Iraqi President Barham Salih met US President Donald Trump in Davos on Wednesday and discussed reducing foreign troops in the country, the Iraqi presidency said, after Washington spurned an Iraqi request earlier this month to pull out its troops.“During the meeting, reducing foreign

Senate passes 2020 draft budget bill

AMMONNEWS - The Senate on Wednesday unanimously approved the draft 2020 state budget law and the budgets of independent public institutions, during a session Wednesday chaired by President Faisal Fayez.Senator Issa Murad read the Finance and Economic Committe
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Senate passes 2020 draft budget bill

AMMONNEWS - The Senate on Wednesday unanimously approved the draft 2020 state budget law and the budgets of independent public institutions, during a session Wednesday chaired by President Faisal Fayez.Senator Issa Murad read the Finance and Economic Committee's decision and its recommendations

Polar depression to affect Kingdom today, subsides at night

AMMONNEWS - A polar air mass will cross the Kingdom on Tuesday, leading to a significant drop in temperatures and bringing chilly and cloudy weather with heavy rainfall accompanied by thunders and hail, and causing floods in valleys and low-lying areas.Snow s
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Polar depression to affect Kingdom today, subsides at night

AMMONNEWS - A polar air mass will cross the Kingdom on Tuesday, leading to a significant drop in temperatures and bringing chilly and cloudy weather with heavy rainfall accompanied by thunders and hail, and causing floods in valleys and low-lying areas.Snow showers are also forecast to fall on a

Cabinet appoints new Secretary-General of Social Development Ministry

AMMONNEWS - The Council of Ministers on Tuesday, during a meeting chaired by Prime Minister Omar Razzaz, decided to appoint Barq Dmour as Secretary-General of the Ministry of Social Development.Dmour was appointed after he scored the highest among all applica
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Cabinet appoints new Secretary-General of Social Development Ministry

AMMONNEWS - The Council of Ministers on Tuesday, during a meeting chaired by Prime Minister Omar Razzaz, decided to appoint Barq Dmour as Secretary-General of the Ministry of Social Development.Dmour was appointed after he scored the highest among all applicants interviewed by the ministerial co

Azerbaijani embassy commemorates 30th anniversary of January tragedy

AMMONNEWS - The Azerbaijani embassy in Amman, Monday evening, held a reception to commemorate the 30th anniversary of the tragedy of January 20, 1990, in which more than 130 civilians were killed.During the ceremony, President of the Jordanian-Azeri Friendshi
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Azerbaijani embassy commemorates 30th anniversary of January tragedy

AMMONNEWS - The Azerbaijani embassy in Amman, Monday evening, held a reception to commemorate the 30th anniversary of the tragedy of January 20, 1990, in which more than 130 civilians were killed.During the ceremony, President of the Jordanian-Azeri Friendship Association, Senator Marwan Hamoud,

Donald Trump says US is booming at Davos

AMMONNEWS - US President Donald Trump said on Tuesday the US is in the midst of an economic boom, while speaking at this year’s Davos World Economic Forum (WEF) in Switzerland.“Wages are rising across the board…” he said. “America has now gained, i
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Donald Trump says US is booming at Davos

AMMONNEWS - US President Donald Trump said on Tuesday the US is in the midst of an economic boom, while speaking at this year’s Davos World Economic Forum (WEF) in Switzerland.“Wages are rising across the board…” he said. “America has now gained, in a very short period of time, 12,000 new factor

Ukraine to press for plane crash black boxes as Iran minister visits

AMMONNEWS - Ukraine will press Iran to hand over the black boxes from the crash of a Ukrainian passenger plane at a meeting with a visiting Iranian delegation on Monday, Foreign Minister Vadym Prystaiko told reporters.Ukraine would convey the message to visit
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Ukraine to press for plane crash black boxes as Iran minister visits

AMMONNEWS - Ukraine will press Iran to hand over the black boxes from the crash of a Ukrainian passenger plane at a meeting with a visiting Iranian delegation on Monday, Foreign Minister Vadym Prystaiko told reporters.Ukraine would convey the message to visiting Minister of Roads and Urban Devel

Senates approves 2020 budget as passed by Lower House

AMMONNEWS - The Senate’s Financial and Economic Committee on Sunday approved the 2020 sate budget and the budgets of independent government units, as passed by the Lower House.In today's session, which was attended by Prime Minister Omar Razzaz and a numbe
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Senates approves 2020 budget as passed by Lower House

AMMONNEWS - The Senate’s Financial and Economic Committee on Sunday approved the 2020 sate budget and the budgets of independent government units, as passed by the Lower House.In today's session, which was attended by Prime Minister Omar Razzaz and a number of ministers, Senate President Faisal

Schools delay classes tomorrow due to weather

AMMONNEWS - Schools across the Kingdom will delay classes until 9:00 A.M on Tuesday as snowfall is forecast, but the education ministry left it to directors in each region to suspend classes «according to the prevailing conditions to ensure the safety o
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Schools delay classes tomorrow due to weather

AMMONNEWS - Schools across the Kingdom will delay classes until 9:00 A.M on Tuesday as snowfall is forecast, but the education ministry left it to directors in each region to suspend classes «according to the prevailing conditions to ensure the safety of students and teachers.»The ministry told

PM participates in WEF

AMMONNEWS - Prime Minister Omar Razzaz, deputizing for His Majesty King Abdullah II, will join heads of state and government and business leaders at the annual World Economic Forum (WEF), which opens on Tuesday in Davos, Switzerland.The Prime Minister will ta
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PM participates in WEF

AMMONNEWS - Prime Minister Omar Razzaz, deputizing for His Majesty King Abdullah II, will join heads of state and government and business leaders at the annual World Economic Forum (WEF), which opens on Tuesday in Davos, Switzerland.The Prime Minister will take part in a panel discussion Wednesd

King attends part of meeting with tourism sector representatives

AMMONNEWS - His Majesty King Abdullah on Monday said tourism sector growth calls for bolstering public-private cooperation to enhance Jordan’s competitiveness as a popular destination in the region.In remarks while attending part of a meeting at Al Husseini
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King attends part of meeting with tourism sector representatives

AMMONNEWS - His Majesty King Abdullah on Monday said tourism sector growth calls for bolstering public-private cooperation to enhance Jordan’s competitiveness as a popular destination in the region.In remarks while attending part of a meeting at Al Husseiniya Palace that brought together Prime M

‘Villainous’ US is lying about standing with Iranian people: Khamenei

AMMONNEWS - The “villainous” United States government is lying about standing with the people of Iran, Iranian Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei said on Friday on his official Twitter page, in the latest addition to the ongoing social media rift between the lea
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‘Villainous’ US is lying about standing with Iranian people: Khamenei

AMMONNEWS - The “villainous” United States government is lying about standing with the people of Iran, Iranian Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei said on Friday on his official Twitter page, in the latest addition to the ongoing social media rift between the leader and US President Donald Trump.“The vi

Chilly, rainy weather conditions for Saturday

AMMONNEWS - Cold weather conditions are expected for Saturday, as cloud cover will alternate between partly cloudy to cloudy skies with possible sporadic rain showers in various parts of the Kingdom.The Jordan Meteorological Department (JMD) predicted heavy s
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Chilly, rainy weather conditions for Saturday

AMMONNEWS - Cold weather conditions are expected for Saturday, as cloud cover will alternate between partly cloudy to cloudy skies with possible sporadic rain showers in various parts of the Kingdom.The Jordan Meteorological Department (JMD) predicted heavy sporadic rain showers accompanied by t

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