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IMF Jordan director : Jordan's economy witnessing positive improvement

AMMONNEWS - International Monetary Fund (IMF) Mission Chief to Jordan, Martin Cerisola, said:« there are many signs of improvement in economic performance though Jordan is facing difficult circumstances and pressing challenges».In an interview wit

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 .

Zarif: There will be no war as no country has ‘illusion’ it could confront Iran

AMMONNEWS - Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Saturday he did not believe a war would break out in the region as Tehran did not want a conflict and no country had the “illusion it could confront Iran”, the state news agency IRNA report
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Zarif: There will be no war as no country has ‘illusion’ it could confront Iran

AMMONNEWS - Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Saturday he did not believe a war would break out in the region as Tehran did not want a conflict and no country had the “illusion it could confront Iran”, the state news agency IRNA reported.Tensions have escalated in recent days

Over 950 Syrians Return Home From Jordan, Lebanon Over Past 24 Hours

AMMONNEWS - Over 950 Syrian refugees have returned to their home country from neighboring Jordan and Lebanon over the past 24 hours, the Russian Defense Ministry's Center for Reconciliation of Opposing Sides and Refugee Migration Monitoring said on Saturday."
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Over 950 Syrians Return Home From Jordan, Lebanon Over Past 24 Hours

AMMONNEWS - Over 950 Syrian refugees have returned to their home country from neighboring Jordan and Lebanon over the past 24 hours, the Russian Defense Ministry's Center for Reconciliation of Opposing Sides and Refugee Migration Monitoring said on Saturday."Over the past day, in total 963 peopl

Moderate weather expected over next two days

AMMONNEWS - A tangible drop in temperatures is expected on Saturday becoming around their seasonal average. Therefore, moderate conditions will prevail in hilly areas while it will be relatively hot in the Jordan Valley and Dead Sea with north westerly modera
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Moderate weather expected over next two days

AMMONNEWS - A tangible drop in temperatures is expected on Saturday becoming around their seasonal average. Therefore, moderate conditions will prevail in hilly areas while it will be relatively hot in the Jordan Valley and Dead Sea with north westerly moderate to brisk winds, according to Jordan Me

House speaker attends charity event to support Gaza reconstruction projects

AMMONNEWS - Jordan, under the leadership of King Abdullah II, will remain an advocate of the Palestinian cause and Jerusalem, emanating its national principles, said Speaker of the Lower House, Atef Tarwaneh.This came during his patronage of a charity dinner
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House speaker attends charity event to support Gaza reconstruction projects

AMMONNEWS - Jordan, under the leadership of King Abdullah II, will remain an advocate of the Palestinian cause and Jerusalem, emanating its national principles, said Speaker of the Lower House, Atef Tarwaneh.This came during his patronage of a charity dinner held by the Higher Committee for the

SSC hears 16 prosecution witnesses in the «tobacco case» so far

AMMONNEWS - Head of the State Security Court (SSC), Col. Judge Mohammed Afif, said on Tuesday that he will continue to investigate the « tobacco case» next Tuesday and hear a number of prosecution witnesses as well.Until yesterday, the court hear
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SSC hears 16 prosecution witnesses in the «tobacco case» so far

AMMONNEWS - Head of the State Security Court (SSC), Col. Judge Mohammed Afif, said on Tuesday that he will continue to investigate the « tobacco case» next Tuesday and hear a number of prosecution witnesses as well.Until yesterday, the court heard 16 prosecution witnesses in the case of the tota

King returns to Jordan after taking part in Christchurch Call summit

AMMONNEWS - His Majesty King Abdullah returned to Jordan on Thursday after participating in the high-level meeting on the Christchurch Call to Action to Eliminate Terrorist and Violent Extremist Content Online, which took place in Paris at the initiative of F
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King returns to Jordan after taking part in Christchurch Call summit

AMMONNEWS - His Majesty King Abdullah returned to Jordan on Thursday after participating in the high-level meeting on the Christchurch Call to Action to Eliminate Terrorist and Violent Extremist Content Online, which took place in Paris at the initiative of French President Emmanuel Macron and New Z

Hot air mass forecast to subside over weekend

AMMONNEWS - The heatwave that brought hot and dry conditions and affected the Kingdom over the past few days will start to subside on Thursday, pushing temperatures down and creating relatively hot conditions in the hilly areas and the plains, while it will r
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Hot air mass forecast to subside over weekend

AMMONNEWS - The heatwave that brought hot and dry conditions and affected the Kingdom over the past few days will start to subside on Thursday, pushing temperatures down and creating relatively hot conditions in the hilly areas and the plains, while it will remain hot in other parts of the country.

Hamoud swears in as President of Legislation and Opinion Bureau

AMMONNEWS - The newly appointed President of Legislation and Opinion Bureau, Fida Al Hamoud, has sworn in on Wednesday before Prime Minister Omar Razzaz.The swearing-in ceremony was attended by secretary general of the Prime Ministry, Sami Dawood.
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Hamoud swears in as President of Legislation and Opinion Bureau

AMMONNEWS - The newly appointed President of Legislation and Opinion Bureau, Fida Al Hamoud, has sworn in on Wednesday before Prime Minister Omar Razzaz.The swearing-in ceremony was attended by secretary general of the Prime Ministry, Sami Dawood.

Escape from Rukban: Syria's deadly, men-only desert smuggling route

AMMONNEWS - It was just before sunset last month when a dozen or so young men set out from Rukban, a remote, rocky and desolate settlement that straddles the Syrian-Jordanian border.A long and especially bitter winter had just reached its end. Basic food and
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Escape from Rukban: Syria's deadly, men-only desert smuggling route

AMMONNEWS - It was just before sunset last month when a dozen or so young men set out from Rukban, a remote, rocky and desolate settlement that straddles the Syrian-Jordanian border.A long and especially bitter winter had just reached its end. Basic food and medical supplies had been in desperat

US-backed forces crack down on ISIS fighters in Syria’s Deir al-Zor

AMMONNEWS - US-backed Kurdish-led forces said on Wednesday they had begun a campaign against “terrorists” linked to ISIS in a strategic town in the oil rich eastern province of Deir al-Zor that residents and witnesses say has been at the center of protest
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US-backed forces crack down on ISIS fighters in Syria’s Deir al-Zor

AMMONNEWS - US-backed Kurdish-led forces said on Wednesday they had begun a campaign against “terrorists” linked to ISIS in a strategic town in the oil rich eastern province of Deir al-Zor that residents and witnesses say has been at the center of protests opposing the rule of US-supported militia.

Hot, dry weather lies ahead for three days

AMMONNEWS - Temperatures on Wednesday are expected to soar 8-10 degrees above their annual average, bringing hot and dry conditions across the country with northeasterly moderate to brisk winds, the Jordan Meteorological Department (JMD) said.Mercury levels w
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Hot, dry weather lies ahead for three days

AMMONNEWS - Temperatures on Wednesday are expected to soar 8-10 degrees above their annual average, bringing hot and dry conditions across the country with northeasterly moderate to brisk winds, the Jordan Meteorological Department (JMD) said.Mercury levels will drop few degrees on Thursday, but

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