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King addresses 73rd Session of UN General Assembly

AMMONNEWS - His Majesty King Abdullah II on Tuesday addressed the plenary session of the 73rd session of the United Nations General Assembly.Following is the full text of His Majesty's speech:"In the name of God, the Merciful, the Compassionate,Madam Presiden

King holds trilateral meeting with Iraqi, Palestinian presidents

AMMONNEWS - His Majesty King Abdullah, Iraqi President Barham Salih, and Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas held a trilateral meeting at Basman Palace on Thursday.The meeting, attended by His Royal Highness Crown Prince Al Hussein bin Abdullah II, covered t
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King holds trilateral meeting with Iraqi, Palestinian presidents

AMMONNEWS - His Majesty King Abdullah, Iraqi President Barham Salih, and Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas held a trilateral meeting at Basman Palace on Thursday.The meeting, attended by His Royal Highness Crown Prince Al Hussein bin Abdullah II, covered the deep-rooted Jordanian-Iraqi-Palest

Heatwave engulfs Jordan over weekend

AMMONNEWS - A slight rise in mercury levels is expected on Thursday, bringing hot and dry conditions across many parts of the country, while it will be extremely hot in the Jordan Valley and the Dead Sea, the Jordan Meteorological Department (JMD) said.Cloud
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Heatwave engulfs Jordan over weekend

AMMONNEWS - A slight rise in mercury levels is expected on Thursday, bringing hot and dry conditions across many parts of the country, while it will be extremely hot in the Jordan Valley and the Dead Sea, the Jordan Meteorological Department (JMD) said.Clouds at high altitudes with southeasterly

Syrian army shoots down drone near Hama’s airport

AMMONNEWS - The Syrian army shot down a drone loaded with bombs near Hama’s airport, Syrian state TV said late on Wednesday.The drone was launched by al-Nusra Front militants, the state television added. No further details were immediately available.On Wedn
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Syrian army shoots down drone near Hama’s airport

AMMONNEWS - The Syrian army shot down a drone loaded with bombs near Hama’s airport, Syrian state TV said late on Wednesday.The drone was launched by al-Nusra Front militants, the state television added. No further details were immediately available.On Wednesday, the Russian Ministry of Defe

King congratulates Indonesian President on re-election

AMMONNEWS - His Majesty King Abdullah II on Thursday sent a cable to Indonesia's President Joko Widodo congratulating him on his re-election for a new presidential term.In the cable, the King expressed keenness to develop ties of cooperation and friendship b
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King congratulates Indonesian President on re-election

AMMONNEWS - His Majesty King Abdullah II on Thursday sent a cable to Indonesia's President Joko Widodo congratulating him on his re-election for a new presidential term.In the cable, the King expressed keenness to develop ties of cooperation and friendship between Jordan and Indonesia, wishing

Gov't announces new cuts on milk production cost

AMMONNEWS - The government last week took measures to cut the cost of producing milk used in the dairy industry in a bid to reduce the burden on farmers and keep dairy prices stable for the citizens.It reduced the tax on milk and dairy production inputs, incl
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Gov't announces new cuts on milk production cost

AMMONNEWS - The government last week took measures to cut the cost of producing milk used in the dairy industry in a bid to reduce the burden on farmers and keep dairy prices stable for the citizens.It reduced the tax on milk and dairy production inputs, including cans, boxes or cages from 16 pe

King welcomes Iraqi president on his arrival in Amman

AMMONNEWS - His Majesty King Abdullah II received at the Marka Military Airport Iraqi President Barham Salih on his arrival in Amman on Thursday.A number of high-ranking officials were also on hand to welcome the Iraqi leader, including the Prime Minister, th
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King welcomes Iraqi president on his arrival in Amman

AMMONNEWS - His Majesty King Abdullah II received at the Marka Military Airport Iraqi President Barham Salih on his arrival in Amman on Thursday.A number of high-ranking officials were also on hand to welcome the Iraqi leader, including the Prime Minister, the Minister of Foreign Affairs and Exp

Tobacco case trial to resume next Tuesday

AMMONNEWS - Chairman of the State Security Court (SSC), Col. Mohammed Afif, decided on Wednesday at a public session to resume hearing a number of prosecution witnesses in the «tobacco case» to next Tuesday. The SSC began to try suspects in the &l
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Tobacco case trial to resume next Tuesday

AMMONNEWS - Chairman of the State Security Court (SSC), Col. Mohammed Afif, decided on Wednesday at a public session to resume hearing a number of prosecution witnesses in the «tobacco case» to next Tuesday. The SSC began to try suspects in the «tobacco case» on Tuesday, March 12, and has so far

PM pledges gov't will safeguard free expression

AMMONNEWS - Prime Minister Omar Razzaz Wednesday reaffirmed the government's commitment to safeguarding the citizen's freedom to express their opinions freely under the constitution and the law.In a meeting with directors of public security, gendarmerie and c
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PM pledges gov't will safeguard free expression

AMMONNEWS - Prime Minister Omar Razzaz Wednesday reaffirmed the government's commitment to safeguarding the citizen's freedom to express their opinions freely under the constitution and the law.In a meeting with directors of public security, gendarmerie and civil defense departments as well as g

King, Abu Dhabi Crown Prince reaffirm strong Jordan-UAE ties

AMMONNEWS - His Majesty King Abdullah, accompanied by His Royal Highness Crown Prince Al Hussein bin Abdullah II, met in Abu Dhabi on Wednesday with Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, the Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and the Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE
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King, Abu Dhabi Crown Prince reaffirm strong Jordan-UAE ties

AMMONNEWS - His Majesty King Abdullah, accompanied by His Royal Highness Crown Prince Al Hussein bin Abdullah II, met in Abu Dhabi on Wednesday with Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, the Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and the Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces.During the meeting, held

Royal Falcons to celebrate Independence Day

AMMONNEWS - The Royal Jordanian Falcons will Thursday fly over the Kingdom's sky in celebration of the country's 73th independence anniversary which falls on Saturday.People across the country will be able to enjoy the spectacular show of the falcons and wil
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Royal Falcons to celebrate Independence Day

AMMONNEWS - The Royal Jordanian Falcons will Thursday fly over the Kingdom's sky in celebration of the country's 73th independence anniversary which falls on Saturday.People across the country will be able to enjoy the spectacular show of the falcons and will have the chance to take pictures. Th

Trump torpedoes meeting with Democrats, blasts Pelosi’s ‘cover-up’ accusation

AMMONNEWS - President Donald Trump on Wednesday abruptly cut short a White House meeting with Democratic lawmakers on infrastructure, then ripped into them over House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s accusation that he is engaged in a cover-up and asserted that he co
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Trump torpedoes meeting with Democrats, blasts Pelosi’s ‘cover-up’ accusation

AMMONNEWS - President Donald Trump on Wednesday abruptly cut short a White House meeting with Democratic lawmakers on infrastructure, then ripped into them over House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s accusation that he is engaged in a cover-up and asserted that he could not work with them unless they dropped

Heatwave forecast to soar temps over coming days

AMMONNEWS - A hot and dry air mass will be affecting the country Wednesday, raising temperatures 5-7 degrees above their annual average and bringing hot conditions across many parts of the Kingdom, the Jordan Meteorological Department (JMD) said.Clouds will
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Heatwave forecast to soar temps over coming days

AMMONNEWS - A hot and dry air mass will be affecting the country Wednesday, raising temperatures 5-7 degrees above their annual average and bringing hot conditions across many parts of the Kingdom, the Jordan Meteorological Department (JMD) said.Clouds will appear at high altitudes with northwe

US Sends Military Convoy From Jordan to Western Iraq

AMMONNEWS - The US military has dispatched a convoy of military vehicles and troops from Jordan to western Iraq, according to Iran's Fars News Agency.According to the publication, the convoy was escorted by US fighter jets. The source also said that the US mi
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US Sends Military Convoy From Jordan to Western Iraq

AMMONNEWS - The US military has dispatched a convoy of military vehicles and troops from Jordan to western Iraq, according to Iran's Fars News Agency.According to the publication, the convoy was escorted by US fighter jets. The source also said that the US military ramped up security measures at

US sees signs Syrian government may be using chemical weapons

AMMONNEWS - The United States sees signs the Syrian government may be using chemical weapons, including an alleged chlorine attack on May 19 in northwest Syria, the US State Department said on Tuesday.“We are still gathering information on this incident, bu
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US sees signs Syrian government may be using chemical weapons

AMMONNEWS - The United States sees signs the Syrian government may be using chemical weapons, including an alleged chlorine attack on May 19 in northwest Syria, the US State Department said on Tuesday.“We are still gathering information on this incident, but we repeat our warning that if the Ass

FM meets UN envoy for Syria

AMMONNEWS - Minister of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates Ayman Safadi on Tuesday met with United Nations Special Envoy for Syria Geir Pedersen to discuss efforts to reach a political solution to end the Syrian crisis.During the meeting, Safadi voiced support f
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FM meets UN envoy for Syria

AMMONNEWS - Minister of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates Ayman Safadi on Tuesday met with United Nations Special Envoy for Syria Geir Pedersen to discuss efforts to reach a political solution to end the Syrian crisis.During the meeting, Safadi voiced support for UN endeavors to solve the crisis a

Public-private partnership is pivotal, says PM

AMMONNEWS - Prime Minster Omar Razzaz on Tuesday underlined the importance of the partnership between the public and private sectors in various economic domains.Chairing the Public-Private Partnership Council meeting, Razzaz underscored the government's inter
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Public-private partnership is pivotal, says PM

AMMONNEWS - Prime Minster Omar Razzaz on Tuesday underlined the importance of the partnership between the public and private sectors in various economic domains.Chairing the Public-Private Partnership Council meeting, Razzaz underscored the government's interest to forge ahead with implementing

Morocco and Jordan to Hold Economic Forum in Amman

AMMONNEWS - In collaboration with Jordanian Businessmen Association (JBA), the Jordanian Chamber of Industry, the Association of Banks in Jordan, Morocco’s Employers Association (CGEM) and, Professional Group of Banks of Morocco (GPBM) are organizing a Moro
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Morocco and Jordan to Hold Economic Forum in Amman

AMMONNEWS - In collaboration with Jordanian Businessmen Association (JBA), the Jordanian Chamber of Industry, the Association of Banks in Jordan, Morocco’s Employers Association (CGEM) and, Professional Group of Banks of Morocco (GPBM) are organizing a Morocco-Jordan economic forum on June 10-11 in

Crown Prince meets young volunteers in Karak, joins them for iftar

AMMONNEWS - His Royal Highness Crown Prince Al Hussein bin Abdullah II on Tuesday at Karak Castle met with a group of young volunteers who are active in community service and charity work.Crown Prince Al Hussein stressed the importance of supporting voluntar
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Crown Prince meets young volunteers in Karak, joins them for iftar

AMMONNEWS - His Royal Highness Crown Prince Al Hussein bin Abdullah II on Tuesday at Karak Castle met with a group of young volunteers who are active in community service and charity work.Crown Prince Al Hussein stressed the importance of supporting voluntary youth initiatives and promoting a c

Temperatures expected to peak over coming days

AMMONNEWS - Hot weather is expected to prevail Tuesday across many parts of the Kingdom, as a heatwave will bring daytime temperatures reach 33 degrees Celsius in Amman and the northern cities, 27 in the southern parts and soaring to 40 in the port city of Aq
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Temperatures expected to peak over coming days

AMMONNEWS - Hot weather is expected to prevail Tuesday across many parts of the Kingdom, as a heatwave will bring daytime temperatures reach 33 degrees Celsius in Amman and the northern cities, 27 in the southern parts and soaring to 40 in the port city of Aqaba, the Jordan Meteorological Department

Trump: Iran’s economy continues to collapse, very sad for Iranian people

AMMONNEWS - US President Donald Trump tweeted on Monday that the US has not reached out to Iran for talks, adding that the Islamic Republic’s economy continues to collapse and that he’s “very sad for the Iranian people.”Trump also threatened to meet p
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Trump: Iran’s economy continues to collapse, very sad for Iranian people

AMMONNEWS - US President Donald Trump tweeted on Monday that the US has not reached out to Iran for talks, adding that the Islamic Republic’s economy continues to collapse and that he’s “very sad for the Iranian people.”Trump also threatened to meet provocations by Iran with “great force”, but s

King, Kuwaiti emir reaffirm strong Jordan-Kuwait ties

AMMONNEWS - His Majesty King Abdullah, accompanied by His Royal Highness Crown Prince Al Hussein bin Abdullah II, held talks with Emir of Kuwait Sheikh Sabah Al Ahmad Al Jaber Al Sabah at Dasman Palace in Kuwait on Monday, on bilateral relations and the late
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King, Kuwaiti emir reaffirm strong Jordan-Kuwait ties

AMMONNEWS - His Majesty King Abdullah, accompanied by His Royal Highness Crown Prince Al Hussein bin Abdullah II, held talks with Emir of Kuwait Sheikh Sabah Al Ahmad Al Jaber Al Sabah at Dasman Palace in Kuwait on Monday, on bilateral relations and the latest regional developments.During the t

ASE closes trading at JD2.7 million

AMMONNEWS - The Amman Stock Exchange (ASE) closed Monday's trading session with 4 million shares traded through 1,920 transactions, with a trading value of JD2.7 million.The stock index remained stable at 1,920 points.The closing prices of 31 companies with t
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ASE closes trading at JD2.7 million

AMMONNEWS - The Amman Stock Exchange (ASE) closed Monday's trading session with 4 million shares traded through 1,920 transactions, with a trading value of JD2.7 million.The stock index remained stable at 1,920 points.The closing prices of 31 companies with traded shares went up, while 31 ot

PM predicts real estate market will pick up after exemptions

AMMONNEWS - Prime Minister Omar Razzaz said Monday that his government had begun the evaluation of performance in all ministries and public institutions that provide service to citizens based on data from platforms that communicate with the government.He spo
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PM predicts real estate market will pick up after exemptions

AMMONNEWS - Prime Minister Omar Razzaz said Monday that his government had begun the evaluation of performance in all ministries and public institutions that provide service to citizens based on data from platforms that communicate with the government.He spoke during a surprise visit to the Wes

King visits Special Communications Commission

AMMONNEWS - His Majesty King Abdullah, the Supreme Commander of the Jordan Armed Forces- Arab Army (JAF), accompanied by His Royal Highness Crown Prince Al Hussein bin Abdullah II, on Monday visited the Special Communications Commission.King Abdullah was rece
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King visits Special Communications Commission

AMMONNEWS - His Majesty King Abdullah, the Supreme Commander of the Jordan Armed Forces- Arab Army (JAF), accompanied by His Royal Highness Crown Prince Al Hussein bin Abdullah II, on Monday visited the Special Communications Commission.King Abdullah was received by Chairman of the Joint Chiefs

Palestinian gov’t says it was not consulted about US-led economic conference

AMMONNEWS - The Palestinians have not been consulted about a US-led conference in Bahrain next month designed to encourage international investment in the West Bank and Gaza Strip, Palestinian Prime Minister Mohammad Shtayyeh said on Monday.Washington announc
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Palestinian gov’t says it was not consulted about US-led economic conference

AMMONNEWS - The Palestinians have not been consulted about a US-led conference in Bahrain next month designed to encourage international investment in the West Bank and Gaza Strip, Palestinian Prime Minister Mohammad Shtayyeh said on Monday.Washington announced the conference on Sunday, describi

Independence Day holiday announced

AMMONNEWS - All ministries and public departments will be closed on Saturday, May 25, as Jordan celebrates its Independence Day anniversary, according to a circular issued on Monday by the office of Prime Minister Omar Razzaz.
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Independence Day holiday announced

AMMONNEWS - All ministries and public departments will be closed on Saturday, May 25, as Jordan celebrates its Independence Day anniversary, according to a circular issued on Monday by the office of Prime Minister Omar Razzaz.

Hot weather forecast for three days

AMMONNEWS - Temperatures are forecast to rise few degrees on Monday, bringing moderate conditions across many parts of the country and relatively hot weather in the Jordan Valley an the Dead Sea, the Jordan Meteorological Department (JMD) said .Temperatures e
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Hot weather forecast for three days

AMMONNEWS - Temperatures are forecast to rise few degrees on Monday, bringing moderate conditions across many parts of the country and relatively hot weather in the Jordan Valley an the Dead Sea, the Jordan Meteorological Department (JMD) said .Temperatures expected for today in Amman and the no

Parliamentary committee meets PM, governmental team

AMMONNEWS - The Lower House’s Economy and Investment Committee, Prime Minister Omar Razzaz and a governmental economic team on Sunday discussed the management's structure of the economic and investment fields. Razzaz said the government will continue tackli
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Parliamentary committee meets PM, governmental team

AMMONNEWS - The Lower House’s Economy and Investment Committee, Prime Minister Omar Razzaz and a governmental economic team on Sunday discussed the management's structure of the economic and investment fields. Razzaz said the government will continue tackling economic challenges and reducing the

US to hold economic conference in June to seek boost for Palestinians

AMMONNEWS - The United States will hold an international economic “workshop” in Bahrain in late June to encourage investment in the Palestinian areas as the first part of President Donald Trump’s coming Middle East peace plan, the White House said on Su
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US to hold economic conference in June to seek boost for Palestinians

AMMONNEWS - The United States will hold an international economic “workshop” in Bahrain in late June to encourage investment in the Palestinian areas as the first part of President Donald Trump’s coming Middle East peace plan, the White House said on Sunday.The conference will bring together gov

AND foils narcotic pills smuggling

AMMONNEWS - The Anti-Narcotics Department (AND) foiled an attempt of an Arab nationality to smuggle a million and a quarter narcotic pills through a border crossings inside his vehicle to a neighboring country and arrested him, according to the Public Securit
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AND foils narcotic pills smuggling

AMMONNEWS - The Anti-Narcotics Department (AND) foiled an attempt of an Arab nationality to smuggle a million and a quarter narcotic pills through a border crossings inside his vehicle to a neighboring country and arrested him, according to the Public Security Department (PSD).The department's p

Russia says Syrian government forces halt fire in Idlib

AMMONNEWS - Russia says Syrian government forces have unilaterally ceased fire in the northern Idlib province, the last major rebel stronghold.Fighting erupted in Idlib late last month, effectively shattering a ceasefire negotiated by Russia and Turkey that h
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Russia says Syrian government forces halt fire in Idlib

AMMONNEWS - Russia says Syrian government forces have unilaterally ceased fire in the northern Idlib province, the last major rebel stronghold.Fighting erupted in Idlib late last month, effectively shattering a ceasefire negotiated by Russia and Turkey that had been in place since September. Rus

Protection will be provided to medical personnel, says interior minister

AMMONNEWS - Minister of Interior, Salama Hammad, pledged providing adequate protection to health personnel in government hospitals and vowed to ensure the necessary budgetary allocations for this purpose.The minister's remarks came during his visit, alongsid
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Protection will be provided to medical personnel, says interior minister

AMMONNEWS - Minister of Interior, Salama Hammad, pledged providing adequate protection to health personnel in government hospitals and vowed to ensure the necessary budgetary allocations for this purpose.The minister's remarks came during his visit, alongside Acting Minister of Health, Waleed Ma

Royal Decree approves bylaws of new ministries

AMMONNEWS - A Royal Decree was issued on Saturday approving the bylaws of Ministries of Local Administration, and Digital Economy and Entrepreneurship.The Royal Decree was issued approving the bylaw of the Minister of Local Administration assuming mandates o
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Royal Decree approves bylaws of new ministries

AMMONNEWS - A Royal Decree was issued on Saturday approving the bylaws of Ministries of Local Administration, and Digital Economy and Entrepreneurship.The Royal Decree was issued approving the bylaw of the Minister of Local Administration assuming mandates of the Minister of Municipal Affairs an

FM underlines EU role in resolving Palestinian-Israeli conflict

AMMONNEWS - Minister of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates Ayman Safadi on Saturday emphasized the importance of the European Union's role in the efforts aimed at resolving the Palestinian-Israeli conflict based on the two-state solution, which guarantees the ri
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FM underlines EU role in resolving Palestinian-Israeli conflict

AMMONNEWS - Minister of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates Ayman Safadi on Saturday emphasized the importance of the European Union's role in the efforts aimed at resolving the Palestinian-Israeli conflict based on the two-state solution, which guarantees the right of Palestinians to freedom and stateh

Jordanian husband, wife arrive after being lost in Syria

AMMONNEWS - The spokesperson of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates , Ambassador Sufian Al-Qudah confirmed that the Jordanian husband,and his wife who have disappeared before two days they entered the Jaber Border Crossing today after the Syrian g
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Jordanian husband, wife arrive after being lost in Syria

AMMONNEWS - The spokesperson of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates , Ambassador Sufian Al-Qudah confirmed that the Jordanian husband,and his wife who have disappeared before two days they entered the Jaber Border Crossing today after the Syrian government release them yesterday .

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