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Arab League welcomes statement of Jordan, Egypt, Palestine FMs

AMMONNEWS - The Arab League welcomed the trilateral meeting between the foreign ministers of Egypt, Jordan and Palestine that was held earlier this week in Cairo.Arab League Secretary General Ahmad Abul Ghait highlighted the importance of continuing Arab cons
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Arab League welcomes statement of Jordan, Egypt, Palestine FMs

AMMONNEWS - The Arab League welcomed the trilateral meeting between the foreign ministers of Egypt, Jordan and Palestine that was held earlier this week in Cairo.Arab League Secretary General Ahmad Abul Ghait highlighted the importance of continuing Arab consultations at all levels in order to h

Mulki starts official visit to Czech Republic

AMMONNEWS - Prime Minister Hani al-Mulki Tuesday started an official visit to the Czech Republic, during which he will hold talks with the Czech Prime Minister, Bohuslav Sobotka, and senior Czech officials on means of boosting bilateral ties as well as the l
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Mulki starts official visit to Czech Republic

AMMONNEWS - Prime Minister Hani al-Mulki Tuesday started an official visit to the Czech Republic, during which he will hold talks with the Czech Prime Minister, Bohuslav Sobotka, and senior Czech officials on means of boosting bilateral ties as well as the latest developments in the Middle East.

Army foils infiltration, drug smuggling attempts

AMMONNEWS - The Eastern Military Zone late Monday foiled an infiltration attempt by six persons who tried to cross the borders into Jordan from Syria, a military source at the General Headquarters of the Jordan Armed Forces-Arab Army said Tuesday.The source e
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Army foils infiltration, drug smuggling attempts

AMMONNEWS - The Eastern Military Zone late Monday foiled an infiltration attempt by six persons who tried to cross the borders into Jordan from Syria, a military source at the General Headquarters of the Jordan Armed Forces-Arab Army said Tuesday.The source explained that the army personnel appl

Normal summer conditions forecast until Thursday

AMMONNEWS - Normal summer conditions will continue to prevail across the country both on Tuesday and Wednesday reaching 32 degrees Celsius in most areas except in Aqaba, where they will jump to 38.According to the Jordan Meteorological Department (JMD), mercu
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Normal summer conditions forecast until Thursday

AMMONNEWS - Normal summer conditions will continue to prevail across the country both on Tuesday and Wednesday reaching 32 degrees Celsius in most areas except in Aqaba, where they will jump to 38.According to the Jordan Meteorological Department (JMD), mercury levels will cool at night down dro

Minister says authorities ready for Jordan-Iraq border reopening

AMMONNEWS - Minister of Interior, Ghalib Al Zoubi, said all concerned Jordanian departments and agencies are fully ready to reopen the Traibeel border crossing with Iraq.Chairing a meeting at the ministry, Al Zoubi said that reopening the border crossing is o
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Minister says authorities ready for Jordan-Iraq border reopening

AMMONNEWS - Minister of Interior, Ghalib Al Zoubi, said all concerned Jordanian departments and agencies are fully ready to reopen the Traibeel border crossing with Iraq.Chairing a meeting at the ministry, Al Zoubi said that reopening the border crossing is of great importance to both Jordan and

King, Turkish President hold talks on ties, Mideast issues

AMMONNEWS - His Majesty King Abdullah II and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, on Monday, held talks in Amman on ways to enhance cooperation between the two countries in all fields as well as latest developments in the Middle East.The two leaders emphas
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King, Turkish President hold talks on ties, Mideast issues

AMMONNEWS - His Majesty King Abdullah II and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, on Monday, held talks in Amman on ways to enhance cooperation between the two countries in all fields as well as latest developments in the Middle East.The two leaders emphasized, during one-on-one meeting, foll

Turkish president arrives in Amman

AMMONNEWS - Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan arrived in Amman on Monday on an official visit for talks with His Majesty King Abdullah II on means to forge closer cooperation between the two countries as well as the latest developments in the region.Pres
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Turkish president arrives in Amman

AMMONNEWS - Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan arrived in Amman on Monday on an official visit for talks with His Majesty King Abdullah II on means to forge closer cooperation between the two countries as well as the latest developments in the region.President Erdogan was welcomed upon arriv

King receives U.S. secretary of defense

AMMONNEWS - His Majesty King Abdullah II on Monday received U.S. Secretary of Defense James Mattis and discussed with him the strategic partnership between Jordan and the United States as well as regional issues.The meeting, which was attended by HRH Prince F
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King receives U.S. secretary of defense

AMMONNEWS - His Majesty King Abdullah II on Monday received U.S. Secretary of Defense James Mattis and discussed with him the strategic partnership between Jordan and the United States as well as regional issues.The meeting, which was attended by HRH Prince Faisal Bin Al Hussein also dealt with

One killed in Marseille after car crashes into bus shelters

AMMONNEWS - At least one person was killed and another injured in the French port city of Marseille after a carcrashed into two bus shelters, a French police source told Reuters on Monday.The driver was arrested at the scene, the source added."At the moment w
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One killed in Marseille after car crashes into bus shelters

AMMONNEWS - At least one person was killed and another injured in the French port city of Marseille after a carcrashed into two bus shelters, a French police source told Reuters on Monday.The driver was arrested at the scene, the source added."At the moment we have no information on the moti

UN in Jordan Commemorates World Humanitarian Day

AMMONNEWS - The UN in Jordan on Sunday marked World Humanitarian Day 2017, granting four humanitarian excellence awards to humanitarian workers for their exemplary commitment on four thematic areas; Inclusion of People with Disabilities, Working Together, Inn
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UN in Jordan Commemorates World Humanitarian Day

AMMONNEWS - The UN in Jordan on Sunday marked World Humanitarian Day 2017, granting four humanitarian excellence awards to humanitarian workers for their exemplary commitment on four thematic areas; Inclusion of People with Disabilities, Working Together, Innovation in Humanitarian Action, and Youth

Army chief meets U.S defense secretary

AMMONNEWS - Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Lt. General Mahmoud Abdul Halim Freihat on Monday, received U.S. Secretary of Defense James Mattis and the accompanying delegation.During the meeting, which was attended by HRH Prince Faisal Bin Al Hussein, th
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Army chief meets U.S defense secretary

AMMONNEWS - Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Lt. General Mahmoud Abdul Halim Freihat on Monday, received U.S. Secretary of Defense James Mattis and the accompanying delegation.During the meeting, which was attended by HRH Prince Faisal Bin Al Hussein, the two sides discussed the latest regi

Normal summer conditions forecast until Wednesday

AMMONNEWS - Temperatures are expected to slightly drop on Monday and Tuesday, but remain around their annual average; therefore normal summer conditions will continue to prevail across the country reaching 33 degrees Celsius in most areas except in Aqaba, whe
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Normal summer conditions forecast until Wednesday

AMMONNEWS - Temperatures are expected to slightly drop on Monday and Tuesday, but remain around their annual average; therefore normal summer conditions will continue to prevail across the country reaching 33 degrees Celsius in most areas except in Aqaba, where they will jump to 39.According to

Cabinet appoints remaining members of GAM, governorate councils

AMMONNEWS - The Cabinet on Sunday appointed the members of the governorate councils and members of the Greater Amman Municipality (GAM) Council, the Jordan News Agency, Petra, reported.According to the decision, the members of the GAM include Yousef Shawarbeh
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Cabinet appoints remaining members of GAM, governorate councils

AMMONNEWS - The Cabinet on Sunday appointed the members of the governorate councils and members of the Greater Amman Municipality (GAM) Council, the Jordan News Agency, Petra, reported.According to the decision, the members of the GAM include Yousef Shawarbeh, the outgoing GAM Committee presiden

Crown Prince visits army headquarters

AMMONNEWS - HRH Crown Prince Hussein on Sunday visited the headquarters of the Jordan Armed Forces-Arab Army, a Royal Court statement said. The Crown Prince was received by Joint Chiefs-of-Staff Lt. Gen. Mahmoud Friehat and senior officers. Friehat briefed th
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Crown Prince visits army headquarters

AMMONNEWS - HRH Crown Prince Hussein on Sunday visited the headquarters of the Jordan Armed Forces-Arab Army, a Royal Court statement said. The Crown Prince was received by Joint Chiefs-of-Staff Lt. Gen. Mahmoud Friehat and senior officers. Friehat briefed the Crown Prince on a number of issues rela

Iraqi border crossing with Jordan to reopen soon

AMMONNEWS - Iraqi interior minister, Qasim al-Araji, Sunday announced that the Trebil border crossing with Jordan will reopen soon.During a visit to the border area, Al-Araji met security officials, who briefed him about preparations underway to reopen the cr
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Iraqi border crossing with Jordan to reopen soon

AMMONNEWS - Iraqi interior minister, Qasim al-Araji, Sunday announced that the Trebil border crossing with Jordan will reopen soon.During a visit to the border area, Al-Araji met security officials, who briefed him about preparations underway to reopen the crossing.The minister said the nece

Saudi Airlines: Unable to transport Qatar pilgrims due to lack of permission

AMMONNEWS - Saudi Airlines has said it has so far been unable to schedule its flights to transport Qatari pilgrims from Hamad International Airport in Doha due to lack of permission from the latter’s side.The airlines’ general director, Eng. Saleh Al-Jass
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Saudi Airlines: Unable to transport Qatar pilgrims due to lack of permission

AMMONNEWS - Saudi Airlines has said it has so far been unable to schedule its flights to transport Qatari pilgrims from Hamad International Airport in Doha due to lack of permission from the latter’s side.The airlines’ general director, Eng. Saleh Al-Jasser, said that Qatari authorities have not

King discusses with Omani FM bilateral ties, region

AMMONNEWS - His Majesty King Abdullah II on Sunday, received Omani Foreign Minister Youssef Bin Alawi, who conveyed to His Majesty the greetings of Sultan Qaboos Bin Saeed of Oman.During the meeting, held at Basman Palace, the King and the Omani minister high
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King discusses with Omani FM bilateral ties, region

AMMONNEWS - His Majesty King Abdullah II on Sunday, received Omani Foreign Minister Youssef Bin Alawi, who conveyed to His Majesty the greetings of Sultan Qaboos Bin Saeed of Oman.During the meeting, held at Basman Palace, the King and the Omani minister highlighted the strong brotherly ties bet

Hot conditions forecast Sunday

AMMONNEWS - Hot conditions are expected on Sunday across the Kingdom, pushing temperatures above their annual average reaching during daytime 36 degrees Celsius in most areas except in Aqaba, where they will jump to 49, according to the Jordan Meteorologica
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Hot conditions forecast Sunday

AMMONNEWS - Hot conditions are expected on Sunday across the Kingdom, pushing temperatures above their annual average reaching during daytime 36 degrees Celsius in most areas except in Aqaba, where they will jump to 49, according to the Jordan Meteorological Department (JMD).Mercury levels will

House speaker receives Libyan counterpart

AMMONNEWS - Lower House Speaker Atef Tarawneh on Saturday received his Libyan counterpart Aguila Saleh and an accompanying delegation, the Jordan News Agency, Petra, reported. Tarawneh and Saleh, during the three-day visit, will discuss ways to boost bilatera
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House speaker receives Libyan counterpart

AMMONNEWS - Lower House Speaker Atef Tarawneh on Saturday received his Libyan counterpart Aguila Saleh and an accompanying delegation, the Jordan News Agency, Petra, reported. Tarawneh and Saleh, during the three-day visit, will discuss ways to boost bilateral relations in addition to the latest

Jordan, Egypt, Palestine call for restarting Palestinian-Israeli peace talks

AMMONNEWS - The second round of a tripartite consultation on the Middle East peace process, brining together the foreign ministers of Jordan, Egypt and Palestine, on Saturday, emphasized the need to re-launch time-framed negotiations between the Palestinians
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Jordan, Egypt, Palestine call for restarting Palestinian-Israeli peace talks

AMMONNEWS - The second round of a tripartite consultation on the Middle East peace process, brining together the foreign ministers of Jordan, Egypt and Palestine, on Saturday, emphasized the need to re-launch time-framed negotiations between the Palestinians and Israelis to end the occupation and re

Lebanese army, Hezbollah launch separate military assaults against ISIS

AMMONNEWS - The Lebanese army launched an offensive against an ISIS enclave on the northeast border with Syria, a Lebanese security source said on Saturday, as Hezbollah and the Syrian army announced an assault from the Syrian side of the border.The Lebanese
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Lebanese army, Hezbollah launch separate military assaults against ISIS

AMMONNEWS - The Lebanese army launched an offensive against an ISIS enclave on the northeast border with Syria, a Lebanese security source said on Saturday, as Hezbollah and the Syrian army announced an assault from the Syrian side of the border.The Lebanese army was targeting ISIS positions nea

US Defense Secretary to visit Jordan next Monday

AMMONNEWS - Defense Secretary Jim Mattis will begin a five-day trip to the Middle East and Europe tomorrow, defense officials announced today. The trip is intended to reaffirm the enduring U.S. commitment to strategic partnerships, the officials said.Mattis w
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US Defense Secretary to visit Jordan next Monday

AMMONNEWS - Defense Secretary Jim Mattis will begin a five-day trip to the Middle East and Europe tomorrow, defense officials announced today. The trip is intended to reaffirm the enduring U.S. commitment to strategic partnerships, the officials said.Mattis will begin his engagements Aug. 21 in

Normal summer conditions forecast over next three days

AMMONNEWS - Normal summer conditions are expected to continue on Saturday, with temperatures hovering around their annual average reaching during daytime 33 degrees Celsius in most areas except in Aqaba, where they will jump to 41, the Jordan Meteorological D
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Normal summer conditions forecast over next three days

AMMONNEWS - Normal summer conditions are expected to continue on Saturday, with temperatures hovering around their annual average reaching during daytime 33 degrees Celsius in most areas except in Aqaba, where they will jump to 41, the Jordan Meteorological Department(JMD) said in its daily brief.

Recent elections a milestone in reform process, says PM

AMMONNEWS - Prime Minister Hani Mulki, Friday, said the recent local and decentralization polls were a milestone in the comprehensive reform process in Jordan.Speaking to 60 Minutes program, Mulki said Jordanian are exercising their franchise, at the same tim
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Recent elections a milestone in reform process, says PM

AMMONNEWS - Prime Minister Hani Mulki, Friday, said the recent local and decentralization polls were a milestone in the comprehensive reform process in Jordan.Speaking to 60 Minutes program, Mulki said Jordanian are exercising their franchise, at the same time where other regional countries suff

King calls Spanish monarch, condemns Barcelona attack

AMMONNEWS - His Majesty King Abdullah II on Friday made a phone call with Spanish Monarch Felipe VI, to denounce as heinous the terrorist attack that took place yesterday in the city of Barcelona.The King reiterated Jordan’s solidarity with Spain in its fig
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King calls Spanish monarch, condemns Barcelona attack

AMMONNEWS - His Majesty King Abdullah II on Friday made a phone call with Spanish Monarch Felipe VI, to denounce as heinous the terrorist attack that took place yesterday in the city of Barcelona.The King reiterated Jordan’s solidarity with Spain in its fight against terrorism.King Abdullah

Iraqi minister calls for reopening Turaibil border crossing

AMMONNEWS - Iraqi Acting Minister of Trade Salman al-Jumaili on Friday called for the reopening of Turaibil border crossing with Jordan as soon as possible to boost trade exchange and passenger movement.In a statement, Al-Jumaili said Iraq is in deep need fo
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Iraqi minister calls for reopening Turaibil border crossing

AMMONNEWS - Iraqi Acting Minister of Trade Salman al-Jumaili on Friday called for the reopening of Turaibil border crossing with Jordan as soon as possible to boost trade exchange and passenger movement.In a statement, Al-Jumaili said Iraq is in deep need for the reopening of the border crossin

Jordan condemns Barcelona terrorist attack

AMMONNEWS - Jordan has strongly condemned a terrorist attack in the Spanish city of Barcelona, which claimed lives of 13 persona and left scores others wounded, when a van rammed into a crowd of people.Minister of State for Media Affairs and Communications an
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Jordan condemns Barcelona terrorist attack

AMMONNEWS - Jordan has strongly condemned a terrorist attack in the Spanish city of Barcelona, which claimed lives of 13 persona and left scores others wounded, when a van rammed into a crowd of people.Minister of State for Media Affairs and Communications and Government Spokesman Mohammed Al Mo

Normal summer conditions expected

AMMONNEWS - Normal summer conditions are expected in hilly areas, while the weather will be relatively hot in the Jordan valley and the Gulf of Aqaba, the Jordan Meteorological Department (JMD) said in its daily update.A rise in temperatures is forecast over
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Normal summer conditions expected

AMMONNEWS - Normal summer conditions are expected in hilly areas, while the weather will be relatively hot in the Jordan valley and the Gulf of Aqaba, the Jordan Meteorological Department (JMD) said in its daily update.A rise in temperatures is forecast over the coming two days, sending mercury

King condemns Barcelona attack

AMMONNEWS - His Majesty King Abdullah II, Thursday, condemned the attack in the Spanish city of Barcelona and claimed the lives of innocent people and left scores others wounded.In a cable sent to Spanish Monarch Felipe VI, the King denounced as heinous this
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King condemns Barcelona attack

AMMONNEWS - His Majesty King Abdullah II, Thursday, condemned the attack in the Spanish city of Barcelona and claimed the lives of innocent people and left scores others wounded.In a cable sent to Spanish Monarch Felipe VI, the King denounced as heinous this criminal act. He also reiterated Jord

Jordan, Palestine to establish joint agricultural marketing company

AMMONNEWS - Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas and his prime minister, on Thursday, discussed with Minister of Agriculture, Khaled Huneifat, and his accompanying delegation, means of boosting bilateral ties in agricultural sector.During the meeting, which wa
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Jordan, Palestine to establish joint agricultural marketing company

AMMONNEWS - Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas and his prime minister, on Thursday, discussed with Minister of Agriculture, Khaled Huneifat, and his accompanying delegation, means of boosting bilateral ties in agricultural sector.During the meeting, which was also attended by the Palestinian Mi

King chairs National Policies Council meeting

AMMONNEWS - His Majesty King Abdullah II on Wednesday, chaired a National Policies Council (NPC) meeting that focused on the current regional developments as well as the municipal and governorate council elections that were held yesterdayDuring the meeting, w
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King chairs National Policies Council meeting

AMMONNEWS - His Majesty King Abdullah II on Wednesday, chaired a National Policies Council (NPC) meeting that focused on the current regional developments as well as the municipal and governorate council elections that were held yesterdayDuring the meeting, which was held at the National Centre

Prince Al Hussein chairs Crown Prince Foundation meeting

AMMONNEWS - Crown Prince Al Hussein Bin Abdullah II, on Wednesday, chaired a Crown Prince Foundation (CPF) meeting, during which he was briefed on its strategy and work progress in its current programs and future executive plans.During the meeting, the Crown
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Prince Al Hussein chairs Crown Prince Foundation meeting

AMMONNEWS - Crown Prince Al Hussein Bin Abdullah II, on Wednesday, chaired a Crown Prince Foundation (CPF) meeting, during which he was briefed on its strategy and work progress in its current programs and future executive plans.During the meeting, the Crown Prince underlined the need to include

King Abdullah II receives leading figures from Jerusalem

AMMONNEWS - His Majesty King Abdullah praised the steadfastness of Jerusalemites and their continued efforts to defend Al Aqsa Mosque/ Haram Al Sharif. During a meeting with a delegation representing Jerusalem Awqaf Department as well as Jerusalemites and Pal
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King Abdullah II receives leading figures from Jerusalem

AMMONNEWS - His Majesty King Abdullah praised the steadfastness of Jerusalemites and their continued efforts to defend Al Aqsa Mosque/ Haram Al Sharif. During a meeting with a delegation representing Jerusalem Awqaf Department as well as Jerusalemites and Palestinian figures, in the presence of

Normal summer conditions forecast till Friday

AMMONNEWS - Normal weather conditions are expected to continue on Wednesday and Thursday as temperatures remain around their seasonal average, reaching during daytime 33 degrees Celsius in Amman and the northern cities and jumping to 41 in Aqaba, the Jordan M
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Normal summer conditions forecast till Friday

AMMONNEWS - Normal weather conditions are expected to continue on Wednesday and Thursday as temperatures remain around their seasonal average, reaching during daytime 33 degrees Celsius in Amman and the northern cities and jumping to 41 in Aqaba, the Jordan Meteorological Department(JMD) said.Me

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