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King directs Gov't to issue general pardon law

AMMONNEWS - His Majesty King Abdullah II on Thursday directed the government to issue a general pardon law according to the Constitution, in a way that would mitigate challenges and pressures facing citizens.The King stressed that the amnesty bill should main
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King directs Gov't to issue general pardon law

AMMONNEWS - His Majesty King Abdullah II on Thursday directed the government to issue a general pardon law according to the Constitution, in a way that would mitigate challenges and pressures facing citizens.The King stressed that the amnesty bill should maintain the rule of law, in a manner tha

Gov't aware of Jordan's general situation

AMMONNEWS - Minister of State for Media Affairs, Jumana Ghunaimat, stressed that the Jordanian state is fully aware of the Kingdom's general situation, and realizes the economic challenges facing the country and the pessimistic public mood.The state, the mini
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Gov't aware of Jordan's general situation

AMMONNEWS - Minister of State for Media Affairs, Jumana Ghunaimat, stressed that the Jordanian state is fully aware of the Kingdom's general situation, and realizes the economic challenges facing the country and the pessimistic public mood.The state, the minister said in a press conference at th

Jordanians protest near 4th Circle

AMMONNEWS - Many of Jordanians protest near 4th Circle and taking place in the area close to Jordan Hospital on Thursday evening .Protesters have been holding sporadic demonstrations for the past two weeks.The General Directorate of Gendarmerie (Darak) Force
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Jordanians protest near 4th Circle

AMMONNEWS - Many of Jordanians protest near 4th Circle and taking place in the area close to Jordan Hospital on Thursday evening .Protesters have been holding sporadic demonstrations for the past two weeks.The General Directorate of Gendarmerie (Darak) Forces have been heavily deployed at th

Five PSD personnel injured including policewoman

AMMONNEWS - Five policemen were injured, including a policewoman, during a protest near the Fourth Circle on Thursday, a security source told Petra.The security source added that the incident caused by protesters who attempted to rush to the main road at the
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Five PSD personnel injured including policewoman

AMMONNEWS - Five policemen were injured, including a policewoman, during a protest near the Fourth Circle on Thursday, a security source told Petra.The security source added that the incident caused by protesters who attempted to rush to the main road at the Fourth Circle area.

PSD warns against closing main road

AMMONNEWS - Youth, activists and partisans organized a rally near the Fourth Circle area to call for economic and political reforms that improve living conditions of citizens.The protesters also called for creating job opportunities for youth, revisiting sale
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PSD warns against closing main road

AMMONNEWS - Youth, activists and partisans organized a rally near the Fourth Circle area to call for economic and political reforms that improve living conditions of citizens.The protesters also called for creating job opportunities for youth, revisiting sales tax, election and parties laws.

Cold conditions forecast Thursday, warmer over weekend

AMMONNEWS - Cold and partly cloudy weather is expected to prevail Thursday in most parts of the country with a chance for scattered showers in the western regions and north-westerly moderate winds, the Jordan Meteorological Department (JMD) said in its daily
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Cold conditions forecast Thursday, warmer over weekend

AMMONNEWS - Cold and partly cloudy weather is expected to prevail Thursday in most parts of the country with a chance for scattered showers in the western regions and north-westerly moderate winds, the Jordan Meteorological Department (JMD) said in its daily brief. Daytime temperatures expected

West Bank shootings kill three Palestinians, two Israelis

AMMONNEWS - At least two Israelis have been killed and two injured in a shooting in the occupied West Bank, after Israeli forces killed three Palestinians in separate operations early on Thursday.Israel's army said on Twitter that "a Palestinian opened fire a
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West Bank shootings kill three Palestinians, two Israelis

AMMONNEWS - At least two Israelis have been killed and two injured in a shooting in the occupied West Bank, after Israeli forces killed three Palestinians in separate operations early on Thursday.Israel's army said on Twitter that "a Palestinian opened fire at a bus stop killing 2 Israelis, seve

ERC Pays Debt Of Over 500 Women In Jordan

AMMONNEWS - Upon the directives of H.H. Sheikh Hamdan bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Ruler's Representative in Al Dhafra Region and Chairman of the Emirates Red Crescent, ERC, the ERC paid the debts of over 500 women in Jordan, who are facing judicial sentences due to
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ERC Pays Debt Of Over 500 Women In Jordan

AMMONNEWS - Upon the directives of H.H. Sheikh Hamdan bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Ruler's Representative in Al Dhafra Region and Chairman of the Emirates Red Crescent, ERC, the ERC paid the debts of over 500 women in Jordan, who are facing judicial sentences due to their inability to pay their debts.Th

King meets prime minister of Belgium

AMMONNEWS - His Majesty King Abdullah II on Wednesday held talks with the Prime Minister of Belgium, Charles Michel, who stressed his country's keenness on supporting Jordan in its efforts to achieve security and stability in the region.His Majesty and Belgia
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King meets prime minister of Belgium

AMMONNEWS - His Majesty King Abdullah II on Wednesday held talks with the Prime Minister of Belgium, Charles Michel, who stressed his country's keenness on supporting Jordan in its efforts to achieve security and stability in the region.His Majesty and Belgian premier agreed to develop cooperati

Razzaz : Our economic model must focus on differential advantages

AMMONNEWS - Prime Minister, Omar Razzaz, said that the economic model we aspire to achieve should focus on the Jordanian economy differential advantages especially focusing on entrepreneurship and exports. During a conference on small and medium-sized enterpr
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Razzaz : Our economic model must focus on differential advantages

AMMONNEWS - Prime Minister, Omar Razzaz, said that the economic model we aspire to achieve should focus on the Jordanian economy differential advantages especially focusing on entrepreneurship and exports. During a conference on small and medium-sized enterprises, which was organized by the Econ

Senate President rejects offending religions

AMMONNEWS - Senate President, Faisal al-Fayez, on Wednesday utterly rejected any contempt to religions; their symbols and followers.In a statement isuued Wednesday, Al-Fayez said "Religions call for good faith and demeanor, and so, any attempt to offend relig
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Senate President rejects offending religions

AMMONNEWS - Senate President, Faisal al-Fayez, on Wednesday utterly rejected any contempt to religions; their symbols and followers.In a statement isuued Wednesday, Al-Fayez said "Religions call for good faith and demeanor, and so, any attempt to offend religions; their symbols or followers are

NATO Secretary-General, members laud Jordan's role

AMMONNEWS - NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg stressed the need to strengthen cooperation with Jordan as a cornerstone for regional security.In a meeting with His Majesty King Abdullah in the NATO Headquarters in Brussels on Wednesday, Stoltenberg and m
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NATO Secretary-General, members laud Jordan's role

AMMONNEWS - NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg stressed the need to strengthen cooperation with Jordan as a cornerstone for regional security.In a meeting with His Majesty King Abdullah in the NATO Headquarters in Brussels on Wednesday, Stoltenberg and members of the Alliance, said on Jorda

Depression to take affect starting Wednesday

AMMONNEWS - A depression centered over Turkey, will start affecting the Kingdom on Wednesday, bringing partly cloudy to cloudy weather with scattered rain in the northern and central regions with southwesterly moderate winds, the Jordan Meteorological Departm
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Depression to take affect starting Wednesday

AMMONNEWS - A depression centered over Turkey, will start affecting the Kingdom on Wednesday, bringing partly cloudy to cloudy weather with scattered rain in the northern and central regions with southwesterly moderate winds, the Jordan Meteorological Department (JMD) said.On Thursday, another d

Belgian Ambassador stresses importance of King's visit to EU

AMMONNEWS - The Belgian ambassador to Jordan, Hendrik Van de Velde, stressed the importance of His Majesty King Abdullah II visit to his country, the European Union (EU) and the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO).As the EU capital that seats NATO headq
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Belgian Ambassador stresses importance of King's visit to EU

AMMONNEWS - The Belgian ambassador to Jordan, Hendrik Van de Velde, stressed the importance of His Majesty King Abdullah II visit to his country, the European Union (EU) and the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO).As the EU capital that seats NATO headquarters, Brussels becomes a diplomati

Erdogan: Turkey will start operation east of Euphrates in Syria in a ‘few days’

AMMONNEWS - Turkey will start an operation east of the Euphrates river in northern Syria in a “few days” President Tayyip Erdogan said on Wednesday, a move that could further complicate relations with the United States.“We will start the operation to cl
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Erdogan: Turkey will start operation east of Euphrates in Syria in a ‘few days’

AMMONNEWS - Turkey will start an operation east of the Euphrates river in northern Syria in a “few days” President Tayyip Erdogan said on Wednesday, a move that could further complicate relations with the United States.“We will start the operation to clear the East of the Euphrates from separati

House approves personal status bill

AMMONNEWS - The Lower House Tuesday passed the personal status draft law and the amended bar association bill during a session chaired by Speaker Atef Tarawneh and attended by cabinet ministers.The personal status law includes all matters related to personal
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House approves personal status bill

AMMONNEWS - The Lower House Tuesday passed the personal status draft law and the amended bar association bill during a session chaired by Speaker Atef Tarawneh and attended by cabinet ministers.The personal status law includes all matters related to personal status without referring to a particu

Prime Ministry publishes recommendations of Dead Sea disaster panels

AMMONNEWS - The Prime Minister's office announced on Tuesday the recommendations of the joint neutral and ministerial committees which were set up to look into the causes of deadly flash floods at the Dead Sea.It said that the results and recommendations of b
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Prime Ministry publishes recommendations of Dead Sea disaster panels

AMMONNEWS - The Prime Minister's office announced on Tuesday the recommendations of the joint neutral and ministerial committees which were set up to look into the causes of deadly flash floods at the Dead Sea.It said that the results and recommendations of both panels have been presented in the

King departs on working visit to Belgium

AMMONNEWS - His Majesty King Abdullah on Tuesday departed for Belgium on a working visit to discuss opportunities for Jordan’s cooperation and partnership with Belgium, the European Union, and NATO.During the visit, King Abdullah is scheduled to hold talks
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King departs on working visit to Belgium

AMMONNEWS - His Majesty King Abdullah on Tuesday departed for Belgium on a working visit to discuss opportunities for Jordan’s cooperation and partnership with Belgium, the European Union, and NATO.During the visit, King Abdullah is scheduled to hold talks with Belgian Prime Minister Charles Mic

Jordan , Egypt to participate in joint military exercises

AMMONNEWS - The Egyptian Armed Forces arrived on Tuesday, Dec. 11 in Jordan to participate with its Jordanian counterpart in the joint military exercises “Aqaba 4”, which will run until December 21. The drills include different strategies and exercises, s
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Jordan , Egypt to participate in joint military exercises

AMMONNEWS - The Egyptian Armed Forces arrived on Tuesday, Dec. 11 in Jordan to participate with its Jordanian counterpart in the joint military exercises “Aqaba 4”, which will run until December 21. The drills include different strategies and exercises, such as reconnaissance missions, surveying

Cloudy weather with showers forecast Tuesday, depression coming Wednesday

AMMONNEWS - Cloudy skies are expected Tuesday in the northern and central parts of the Kingdom with a chance for scattered showers in the northern regions at times and southwesterly moderate to brisk winds .According the Jordan Meteorological Department (JMD
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Cloudy weather with showers forecast Tuesday, depression coming Wednesday

AMMONNEWS - Cloudy skies are expected Tuesday in the northern and central parts of the Kingdom with a chance for scattered showers in the northern regions at times and southwesterly moderate to brisk winds .According the Jordan Meteorological Department (JMD) daily brief, a depression centered o

Jordanian Union Delegation Visits Damascus

AMMONNEWS - Speaker of the Syrian People’s Assembly Hammoudeh Sabbagh met on Sunday with a visiting delegation from the Jordanian Engineers Association.Sources in the Syrian capital quoted Sabbagh as underlining the importance of strengthening relations an
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Jordanian Union Delegation Visits Damascus

AMMONNEWS - Speaker of the Syrian People’s Assembly Hammoudeh Sabbagh met on Sunday with a visiting delegation from the Jordanian Engineers Association.Sources in the Syrian capital quoted Sabbagh as underlining the importance of strengthening relations and exchanging experiences between trade u

250,000 Syrian refugees could return home next year - UNHCR

AMMONNEWS - Up to 250,000 Syrian refugees could return to their devastated homeland in 2019, while many others face problems with documentation and property that the Damascus government must help resolve, the UN refugee agency UNHCR said on Tuesday.Some 5.6 m
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250,000 Syrian refugees could return home next year - UNHCR

AMMONNEWS - Up to 250,000 Syrian refugees could return to their devastated homeland in 2019, while many others face problems with documentation and property that the Damascus government must help resolve, the UN refugee agency UNHCR said on Tuesday.Some 5.6 million Syrian refugees remain in neig

ASE opens trading on lower note

AMMONNEWS - The Amman Stock Exchange (ASE) on Tuesday opened trading with a drop to 1,818 points compared to 1,829 points of last session closure.During the first 15 minutes of today's trading, the market index fluctuated between 1,816 points and 1,829 point
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ASE opens trading on lower note

AMMONNEWS - The Amman Stock Exchange (ASE) on Tuesday opened trading with a drop to 1,818 points compared to 1,829 points of last session closure.During the first 15 minutes of today's trading, the market index fluctuated between 1,816 points and 1,829 points with a trading volume of JD700.000,

FM meets UN officials on cooperation on refugees

AMMONNEWS - Minister of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates Ayman Safadi on Tuesday met with senior UN officials attending a meeting of heads of UN political and peacekeeping missions in the region, which was held in Amman.They discussed cooperation between the K
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FM meets UN officials on cooperation on refugees

AMMONNEWS - Minister of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates Ayman Safadi on Tuesday met with senior UN officials attending a meeting of heads of UN political and peacekeeping missions in the region, which was held in Amman.They discussed cooperation between the Kingdom and the United Nations in effo

Queen Rania participates in Arab Social Media Influencers Summit in Dubai

AMMONNEWS - Her Majesty Queen Rania Al Abdullah was awarded the Influential Personality of the Year Award by His Highness Sheikh Maktoum bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, the deputy ruler of Dubai, at the third annual Arab Social Media Influencers Summit (A
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Queen Rania participates in Arab Social Media Influencers Summit in Dubai

AMMONNEWS - Her Majesty Queen Rania Al Abdullah was awarded the Influential Personality of the Year Award by His Highness Sheikh Maktoum bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, the deputy ruler of Dubai, at the third annual Arab Social Media Influencers Summit (ASMIS) in Dubai on Monday. Held under

France’s Macron vows to use ‘all means’ to restore calm

AMMONNEWS - French President Emmanuel Macron is promising “all means” will be used to restore calm after the disruptive protests that have deeply shaken the nation.On Monday night, Macron addressed France for the first time since anti-tax protests around
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France’s Macron vows to use ‘all means’ to restore calm

AMMONNEWS - French President Emmanuel Macron is promising “all means” will be used to restore calm after the disruptive protests that have deeply shaken the nation.On Monday night, Macron addressed France for the first time since anti-tax protests around the country turned into rioting in Paris.

Cabinet approves amended draft law on cybercrimes bill

AMMONNEWS - A Cabinet meeting, chaired by Prime Minister, Omar Razzaz on Monday endorsed an amended draft law on Cybercrimes bill and to refer it to the Lower House of Parliament to be approved through constitutional channels.Earlier, the government withdrew
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Cabinet approves amended draft law on cybercrimes bill

AMMONNEWS - A Cabinet meeting, chaired by Prime Minister, Omar Razzaz on Monday endorsed an amended draft law on Cybercrimes bill and to refer it to the Lower House of Parliament to be approved through constitutional channels.Earlier, the government withdrew the draft law, which was referred to

Israel-Jordan gas pipeline in its final stages

AMMONNEWS - The Israel-Amman gas pipeline will be completed within a few weeks, “Israel Hayom” reported on Monday.The pipeline will be in operation by the end of next year, to provide Jordan with 3.5 billion cubic meters of natural gas annually, noting th
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Israel-Jordan gas pipeline in its final stages

AMMONNEWS - The Israel-Amman gas pipeline will be completed within a few weeks, “Israel Hayom” reported on Monday.The pipeline will be in operation by the end of next year, to provide Jordan with 3.5 billion cubic meters of natural gas annually, noting that the pipeline is 23 km long and 36 cm i

Relatively cold weather continue for three days

AMMONNEWS - Relatively cold conditions are expected to prevail for the coming two days in most parts of the Kingdom, while it will be pleasant in the Jordan Valley and the Dead Sea, the Jordan Meteorological Department (JMD) daily brief said.Low clouds are al
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Relatively cold weather continue for three days

AMMONNEWS - Relatively cold conditions are expected to prevail for the coming two days in most parts of the Kingdom, while it will be pleasant in the Jordan Valley and the Dead Sea, the Jordan Meteorological Department (JMD) daily brief said.Low clouds are also expected in the northern and centr

PM meets with Modernity, Development Bloc

AMMONNEWS - Prime Minister Omar Razzaz met Sunday with the of Modernity and Development Parliamentary Bloc headed by MP Mazen Qadi.During the meeting, which was attended by the Minister of Political and Parliamentary Affairs, Mussa Maaytah, the prime ministe
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PM meets with Modernity, Development Bloc

AMMONNEWS - Prime Minister Omar Razzaz met Sunday with the of Modernity and Development Parliamentary Bloc headed by MP Mazen Qadi.During the meeting, which was attended by the Minister of Political and Parliamentary Affairs, Mussa Maaytah, the prime minister was briefed on the bloc's insights r

UN launches aid delivery from Jordan to 650,000 Syrians

AMMONNEWS - The United Nations said Sunday it began delivering aid to hundreds of thousands of Syrians through the Jaber-Nassib border crossing with Jordan, which reopened two months ago.In total, «369 trucks carrying 11,200 metric tons of... assistanc
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UN launches aid delivery from Jordan to 650,000 Syrians

AMMONNEWS - The United Nations said Sunday it began delivering aid to hundreds of thousands of Syrians through the Jaber-Nassib border crossing with Jordan, which reopened two months ago.In total, «369 trucks carrying 11,200 metric tons of... assistance for over 650,000 people» will be involved

PM cancels circular on loudspeakers use in mosques

AMMONNEWS - The government on Sunday said Prime Minister, Omar Razzaz has given his instructions to cancel a circular issued by the Ministry of Awqaf and Islamic Affairs concerning the use of loudspeakers on minarets of mosques.Earlier, the Awqaf ministry hav
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PM cancels circular on loudspeakers use in mosques

AMMONNEWS - The government on Sunday said Prime Minister, Omar Razzaz has given his instructions to cancel a circular issued by the Ministry of Awqaf and Islamic Affairs concerning the use of loudspeakers on minarets of mosques.Earlier, the Awqaf ministry have issued a circular to ban the use of

Cold weather prevails over next 3 days

AMMONNEWS - A slight rise in temperatures is expected on Sunday but they will remain below seasonal average, bringing relatively cold and partly cloudy weather in most parts of the country and pleasant in the Dead Sea and the Jordan Valley, the Jordan Meteoro
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Cold weather prevails over next 3 days

AMMONNEWS - A slight rise in temperatures is expected on Sunday but they will remain below seasonal average, bringing relatively cold and partly cloudy weather in most parts of the country and pleasant in the Dead Sea and the Jordan Valley, the Jordan Meteorological Department (JMD) daily brief said

Jordan is committed to the principle of non-refoulement of refugees, minister

AMMONNEWS - Minister of Planning and International Cooperation Mary Kawar affirmed on Sunday Jordan's commitment to the principle of non-refoulement of refugees in accordance with humanitarian principles and international law, calling on the international com
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Jordan is committed to the principle of non-refoulement of refugees, minister

AMMONNEWS - Minister of Planning and International Cooperation Mary Kawar affirmed on Sunday Jordan's commitment to the principle of non-refoulement of refugees in accordance with humanitarian principles and international law, calling on the international community to help Jordan shoulder the burden

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