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Army starts implementing first phase to evacuate quarantined persons in Dead Sea area

AMMONNEWS - The Jordan Armed Forces-Arab Army. on Friday, started implementing the first phase of evacuating the quarantined students in the Dead Sea area.The phase included 564 persons out of 2790 after the end of the 17-day mandatory quarantine period. The

34 impoverished families receive new homes under royal initiative

AMMONNEWS - Some thirty-four underprivileged families in Ruwaished district in the Mafraq Governorate on Saturday received new housing units as part of a royal initiative.The initiative was launched by His Majesty King Abdullah in 2005 to provide a decent hou
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34 impoverished families receive new homes under royal initiative

AMMONNEWS - Some thirty-four underprivileged families in Ruwaished district in the Mafraq Governorate on Saturday received new housing units as part of a royal initiative.The initiative was launched by His Majesty King Abdullah in 2005 to provide a decent housing and a stable life to families in

Energy minister hails «effective» electricity supply chain amid pandemic

AMMONNEWS - Minister of Energy and Mineral Resources Hala Zawati said Saturday that the electricity sector faced tough challenges during the past period as it achieved a milestone in dealing with the exceptional circumstances with an effective supply chain an
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Energy minister hails «effective» electricity supply chain amid pandemic

AMMONNEWS - Minister of Energy and Mineral Resources Hala Zawati said Saturday that the electricity sector faced tough challenges during the past period as it achieved a milestone in dealing with the exceptional circumstances with an effective supply chain and quality service.The minister spoke

4 new coronavirus infections recorded in the Kingdom

AMMONNEWS - The Ministry of Health announced that four new coronavirus cases were recorded in the Kingdom on Saturday, raising the Kingdom's caseload since the start of the outbreak to 734. According to the daily brief by the Prime Ministry and the Ministry o
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4 new coronavirus infections recorded in the Kingdom

AMMONNEWS - The Ministry of Health announced that four new coronavirus cases were recorded in the Kingdom on Saturday, raising the Kingdom's caseload since the start of the outbreak to 734. According to the daily brief by the Prime Ministry and the Ministry of Health, the four cases were three J

Woman Infected with COVID-19 in Irbid among quarantined

AMMONNEWS - Health authorities in the northern governorate of Irbid said, Saturday, that the COVID-19 case recorded today in the city is of a woman who had contracted the virus from her husband.The woman's home has already been in quarantine as part of severa
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Woman Infected with COVID-19 in Irbid among quarantined

AMMONNEWS - Health authorities in the northern governorate of Irbid said, Saturday, that the COVID-19 case recorded today in the city is of a woman who had contracted the virus from her husband.The woman's home has already been in quarantine as part of several homes in the Northern Jordan Valley

US cities fear protests over police killing of Floyd may fuel new wave of coronavirus

AMMONNEWS - The massive protests sweeping across US cities following the police killing of a black man in Minnesota have sent shudders through the health community and elevated fears that the huge crowds will lead to a new surge in cases of the coronavirus.So
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US cities fear protests over police killing of Floyd may fuel new wave of coronavirus

AMMONNEWS - The massive protests sweeping across US cities following the police killing of a black man in Minnesota have sent shudders through the health community and elevated fears that the huge crowds will lead to a new surge in cases of the coronavirus.Some leaders appealing for calm in plac

Razzaz mourns passing of Kamel abu-Jaber, former foreign minister

AMMONNEWS - Prime Minister Omar Razzaz mourned the passing of former minister of foreign ministry Kamel abu-Jaber.The prime minister recalled Jaber’s great services for his homeland for all the positions he held.Jaber held the post of foreign affairs minist
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Razzaz mourns passing of Kamel abu-Jaber, former foreign minister

AMMONNEWS - Prime Minister Omar Razzaz mourned the passing of former minister of foreign ministry Kamel abu-Jaber.The prime minister recalled Jaber’s great services for his homeland for all the positions he held.Jaber held the post of foreign affairs minister from 1991 to 1993, minister of n

Two new COVID-19 cases recorded on Friday

AMMONNEWS - Two new COVID-19 infections were recorded in Jordan on Friday, pushing the case tally to 730 since the outbreak of the pandemic in the Kingdom in early March, according to a statement issued by the government and the Ministry of Health.The new cas
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Two new COVID-19 cases recorded on Friday

AMMONNEWS - Two new COVID-19 infections were recorded in Jordan on Friday, pushing the case tally to 730 since the outbreak of the pandemic in the Kingdom in early March, according to a statement issued by the government and the Ministry of Health.The new cases include one truck driver diagnos

Mosques will reopen as of next Friday, June 5, according to regulations

AMMONNEWS - After more than two months of closure prompted by the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic in Jordan in early March, the government announced on Thursday that mosques and churches will reopen as of June 5th and 7th respectively.State Minister for Med
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Mosques will reopen as of next Friday, June 5, according to regulations

AMMONNEWS - After more than two months of closure prompted by the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic in Jordan in early March, the government announced on Thursday that mosques and churches will reopen as of June 5th and 7th respectively.State Minister for Media Affairs Amjad Adileh made the anno

Churches will reopen on Sunday, June 7, announces President of Jordan Churches Council

AMMONNEWS - President of Jordan Churches Council, Bishop Christophoros Attallah, announced churches will reopen to worshipers on Sunday, June 7, taking into account public safety measures.Speaking during a joint press conference with the Ministers of Media Af
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Churches will reopen on Sunday, June 7, announces President of Jordan Churches Council

AMMONNEWS - President of Jordan Churches Council, Bishop Christophoros Attallah, announced churches will reopen to worshipers on Sunday, June 7, taking into account public safety measures.Speaking during a joint press conference with the Ministers of Media Affairs, , Health, Awqaf and Islamic Af

FM discuss Mideast, COVID-19 with UK counterpart

AMMONNEWS - Minister of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates Ayman Safadi on Thursday discussed with UK Secretary of State Dominic Raab efforts to fight the COVID-19 pandemic and a number of Middle East issues, namely the Palestinian cause.During a phone conversat
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FM discuss Mideast, COVID-19 with UK counterpart

AMMONNEWS - Minister of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates Ayman Safadi on Thursday discussed with UK Secretary of State Dominic Raab efforts to fight the COVID-19 pandemic and a number of Middle East issues, namely the Palestinian cause.During a phone conversation, Safadi stressed that the interna

Razzaz : Government has embraced most of the Epidemiological Committee's recommendations

AMMONNEWS - Prime Minister, Dr. Omar Razzaz, said the decisions and measures taken by the government to deal with the repercussions of the Covid-19 are based mostly on the Epidemiological Committee's recommendations.Chairing a meeting of the National Epidemio
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Razzaz : Government has embraced most of the Epidemiological Committee's recommendations

AMMONNEWS - Prime Minister, Dr. Omar Razzaz, said the decisions and measures taken by the government to deal with the repercussions of the Covid-19 are based mostly on the Epidemiological Committee's recommendations.Chairing a meeting of the National Epidemiological Committee at the Prime Minist

Committee recommends lifting quarantine for two buildings in Irbid

AMMONNEWS - The Irbid Epidemiological Committee has submitted a recommendation to the COVID-19 Crisis Executive Committee to lift the quarantine placed on two buildings and a house in the governorate.Director of the Irbid Health Affairs Department, Qassim May
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Committee recommends lifting quarantine for two buildings in Irbid

AMMONNEWS - The Irbid Epidemiological Committee has submitted a recommendation to the COVID-19 Crisis Executive Committee to lift the quarantine placed on two buildings and a house in the governorate.Director of the Irbid Health Affairs Department, Qassim Mayas, told the Jordan News Agency (Petr

8 new Covid-19 cases recorded in Jordan on Thursday

AMMONNEWS - Minister of Health, Dr. Saad Jaber, announced eight Covid-19 cases were recorded in Jordan, bringing the caseload since the start of the pandemic to 728.
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8 new Covid-19 cases recorded in Jordan on Thursday

AMMONNEWS - Minister of Health, Dr. Saad Jaber, announced eight Covid-19 cases were recorded in Jordan, bringing the caseload since the start of the pandemic to 728.

Mosques and churches will reopen as of next Friday, June 5, according to regulations

AMMONNEWS - Awqaf Minister announced mosques reopened for Friday prayers only.President of Jordan Churches Council announced Churches will reopen on Sunday, June 7.
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Mosques and churches will reopen as of next Friday, June 5, according to regulations

AMMONNEWS - Awqaf Minister announced mosques reopened for Friday prayers only.President of Jordan Churches Council announced Churches will reopen on Sunday, June 7.

Government is studying amending lockdown procedures on Friday to access mosques

AMMONNEWS - Minister of State for Media Affairs Amjad Adaileh said that government is studying amending lockdown procedures on Friday to access mosques .
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Government is studying amending lockdown procedures on Friday to access mosques

AMMONNEWS - Minister of State for Media Affairs Amjad Adaileh said that government is studying amending lockdown procedures on Friday to access mosques .

Iran’s IRGC warns US after receiving new combat vessels

AMMONNEWS - Iran’s Revolutionary Guards on Thursday warned the United States against its naval presence in the Arabian Gulf as it received 110 new combat vessels.The vessels included Ashura-class speedboats, Zolfaghar coastal patrol boats and Taregh submari
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Iran’s IRGC warns US after receiving new combat vessels

AMMONNEWS - Iran’s Revolutionary Guards on Thursday warned the United States against its naval presence in the Arabian Gulf as it received 110 new combat vessels.The vessels included Ashura-class speedboats, Zolfaghar coastal patrol boats and Taregh submarines, state television reported.“We

Adaileh : Gov't mulls opening more sectors

AMMONNEWS - The Council of Ministers is discussing the reopening of yet more sectors that have been heavily affected by the latest government decisions aimed at curbing the spread of COVID-19, and means to support the most impacted businesses.In a briefing a
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Adaileh : Gov't mulls opening more sectors

AMMONNEWS - The Council of Ministers is discussing the reopening of yet more sectors that have been heavily affected by the latest government decisions aimed at curbing the spread of COVID-19, and means to support the most impacted businesses.In a briefing at the Prime Ministry, Minister of Stat

Al-Aqsa Mosque reopens next Sunday

AMMONNEWS - Jerusalem's Al-Aqsa Mosque will reopen to Muslim worshippers next Sunday, the Jerusalem Islamic Waqf announced Wednesday, taking into account health and safety guidelines in light of the coronavirus pandemic.General Director of the Islamic Awqaf,
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Al-Aqsa Mosque reopens next Sunday

AMMONNEWS - Jerusalem's Al-Aqsa Mosque will reopen to Muslim worshippers next Sunday, the Jerusalem Islamic Waqf announced Wednesday, taking into account health and safety guidelines in light of the coronavirus pandemic.General Director of the Islamic Awqaf, Sheikh Azzam Al-Khatib, told Petra’s

Amman stock market index up by 1.03%

AMMONNEWS - The Amman Stock Exchange (ASE) index on Wednesday went up by 1.03 percent at 1,605 points compared to the closing of yesterday's session, driven by the rise of the shares of the Arab Bank, the Jordan Petroleum Refinery, the Phosphate Mines company
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Amman stock market index up by 1.03%

AMMONNEWS - The Amman Stock Exchange (ASE) index on Wednesday went up by 1.03 percent at 1,605 points compared to the closing of yesterday's session, driven by the rise of the shares of the Arab Bank, the Jordan Petroleum Refinery, the Phosphate Mines company, and the Potash company.Today's trad

Old bomb blast kills boy in al-Hallabat area

AMMONNEWS - A child was killed and his father, mother and brother were injured in an old bomb explosion in al-Hallabat area, according to police sources.Zarqa governorate police directorate was notified midday that a hand grenade went off in the eastern al-Ha
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Old bomb blast kills boy in al-Hallabat area

AMMONNEWS - A child was killed and his father, mother and brother were injured in an old bomb explosion in al-Hallabat area, according to police sources.Zarqa governorate police directorate was notified midday that a hand grenade went off in the eastern al-Hallabat region inside a tent in an emp

FM, UN official discuss Israeli annexation decision of Palestinian lands

AMMONNEWS - Minister of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates Ayman Safadi and the United Nations Special Coordinator for the Middle East Peace Process Nickolay Mladenov on Wednesday discussed international efforts to halt the implementation of an Israel decision t
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FM, UN official discuss Israeli annexation decision of Palestinian lands

AMMONNEWS - Minister of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates Ayman Safadi and the United Nations Special Coordinator for the Middle East Peace Process Nickolay Mladenov on Wednesday discussed international efforts to halt the implementation of an Israel decision to annex Palestinian lands and launch dire

2 new Covid-19 cases recorded in Jordan on Wednesday

AMMONNEWS - Two new COVID-19 infections were recorded in Jordan on Wednesday pushing the case tally to 718 since the outbreak of the pandemic in the Kingdom in early March, the Ministry of Health announced.
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2 new Covid-19 cases recorded in Jordan on Wednesday

AMMONNEWS - Two new COVID-19 infections were recorded in Jordan on Wednesday pushing the case tally to 718 since the outbreak of the pandemic in the Kingdom in early March, the Ministry of Health announced.

Seven new COVID-19 cases recorded on Tuesday

AMMONNEWS - Seven new COVID-19 infections were recorded in Jordan on Tuesday pushing the case tally to 718 since the outbreak of the pandemic in the Kingdom in early March, the Ministry of Health announced.The new cases include three truck drivers diagnosed a
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Seven new COVID-19 cases recorded on Tuesday

AMMONNEWS - Seven new COVID-19 infections were recorded in Jordan on Tuesday pushing the case tally to 718 since the outbreak of the pandemic in the Kingdom in early March, the Ministry of Health announced.The new cases include three truck drivers diagnosed at the Omary border crossing with Saud

Pleasant weather forecast for two days

AMMONNEWS - A rapid rise in temperatures to a high of 29 degrees Celsius is expected to bring back spring-like conditions across most of the Kingdom, the Jordan Meteorological Department (JMD) said in its daily brief today.Winds will be southeasterly light,
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Pleasant weather forecast for two days

AMMONNEWS - A rapid rise in temperatures to a high of 29 degrees Celsius is expected to bring back spring-like conditions across most of the Kingdom, the Jordan Meteorological Department (JMD) said in its daily brief today.Winds will be southeasterly light, while hot conditions will continue to

King Abdullah Hospital’s outpatient clinics gradually back to work on Sunday

AMMONNEWS - The outpatient clinics of the King Abdullah University Hospital will gradually get back to work, starting next Sunday morning, amid certain safety guidelines that seek to safeguard staff and patients.Hospital's director, Dr. Mohammad Al Ghazou, to
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King Abdullah Hospital’s outpatient clinics gradually back to work on Sunday

AMMONNEWS - The outpatient clinics of the King Abdullah University Hospital will gradually get back to work, starting next Sunday morning, amid certain safety guidelines that seek to safeguard staff and patients.Hospital's director, Dr. Mohammad Al Ghazou, told the Jordan News Agency (Petra) on

US pharma giant Merck to develop coronavirus vaccines, drugs following business deals

AMMONNEWS - Merck & Co. moved to bolster the global fight against the coronavirus, unveiling development plans for a pill to the treat the infection and two vaccines to prevent it.The US drugmaker bought rights to develop a promising antiviral discovered at E
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US pharma giant Merck to develop coronavirus vaccines, drugs following business deals

AMMONNEWS - Merck & Co. moved to bolster the global fight against the coronavirus, unveiling development plans for a pill to the treat the infection and two vaccines to prevent it.The US drugmaker bought rights to develop a promising antiviral discovered at Emory University and will work with pa

Public transport excluded from even-odd license plate policy

AMMONNEWS - Public transport is excluded from the even-odd license plate policy, but included in the prohibition of inter-governorate movement policy, an official told the Jordan News Agency (Petra).Salah Lawzi, Acting Director General of the Land Transport R
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Public transport excluded from even-odd license plate policy

AMMONNEWS - Public transport is excluded from the even-odd license plate policy, but included in the prohibition of inter-governorate movement policy, an official told the Jordan News Agency (Petra).Salah Lawzi, Acting Director General of the Land Transport Regulatory Commission on Monday said p

Prime Minister congratulates Jordanians on the 74th Independence Day

AMMONNEWS - Prime Minister, Omar Razzaz, congratulated the nation on the 74 anniversary of the Independence Day, which falls on Monday, May 25.In a congratulation published on his social media accounts, Razzaz said: "Jordan's flag will forever be high. As we
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Prime Minister congratulates Jordanians on the 74th Independence Day

AMMONNEWS - Prime Minister, Omar Razzaz, congratulated the nation on the 74 anniversary of the Independence Day, which falls on Monday, May 25.In a congratulation published on his social media accounts, Razzaz said: "Jordan's flag will forever be high. As we stood united behind our Hashemite lea

3 new Covid-19 cases, 8 patients recovered in Jordan on Monday

AMMONNEWS - The Ministry of Health announced 3 new cases of novel coronavirus were recorded in the Kingdom on Monday, increasing the caseload since the start of the pandemic to 711.8 patients have recovered distributed as follows: 3 at Prince Hamzah Hospital
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3 new Covid-19 cases, 8 patients recovered in Jordan on Monday

AMMONNEWS - The Ministry of Health announced 3 new cases of novel coronavirus were recorded in the Kingdom on Monday, increasing the caseload since the start of the pandemic to 711.8 patients have recovered distributed as follows: 3 at Prince Hamzah Hospital, 3 at King Abdullah University Hospit

King delivers address to the nation on 74th Independence Day

AMMONNEWS - His Majesty King Abdullah delivered an address to the nation from Raghadan Palace, on the occasion of Jordan’s 74th Independence Day, marked on Monday, 25 May.«Jordanians have always been fully dedicated to this homeland, where we live, i
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King delivers address to the nation on 74th Independence Day

AMMONNEWS - His Majesty King Abdullah delivered an address to the nation from Raghadan Palace, on the occasion of Jordan’s 74th Independence Day, marked on Monday, 25 May.«Jordanians have always been fully dedicated to this homeland, where we live, in security and stability,» King Abdullah said.

Arrivals to Aqaba allowed entry without COVID-19 test

AMMONNEWS - All travelers to Aqaba will be allowed entry to the southern governorate without having to present a certificate proving they have been tested negative for the COVID-19 disease.Aqaba governor, Ghassan al-Kayed, on Monday told Petra that the move i
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Arrivals to Aqaba allowed entry without COVID-19 test

AMMONNEWS - All travelers to Aqaba will be allowed entry to the southern governorate without having to present a certificate proving they have been tested negative for the COVID-19 disease.Aqaba governor, Ghassan al-Kayed, on Monday told Petra that the move is intended to facilitate arrivals and

King receives phone call from Al Azhar grand imam on occasion of Eid

AMMONNEWS - His Majesty King Abdullah on Sunday received a phone call from Grand Imam of Al Azhar Sheikh Ahmad Al Tayyib, and exchanged Eid Al Fitr wishes.
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King receives phone call from Al Azhar grand imam on occasion of Eid

AMMONNEWS - His Majesty King Abdullah on Sunday received a phone call from Grand Imam of Al Azhar Sheikh Ahmad Al Tayyib, and exchanged Eid Al Fitr wishes.

Jordan confirms four new coronavirus cases for truck drivers

AMMONNEWS - Jordan has confirmed four new coronavirus cases today four truck drivers, bringing the total number of cases since the beginning of the crisis to 708 according to a statement issued by the government and the Ministry of Health.
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Jordan confirms four new coronavirus cases for truck drivers

AMMONNEWS - Jordan has confirmed four new coronavirus cases today four truck drivers, bringing the total number of cases since the beginning of the crisis to 708 according to a statement issued by the government and the Ministry of Health.

Cold air mass deepens today as temperatures plummet

AMMONNEWS - A cold air mass on Sunday to envelope the Kingdom, leading to a significant drop in temperatures and bringing rainfall nationwide, the Jordan Meteorological Department (JMD) said in its daily update.Winds will be northwesterly brisk, blowing up an
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Cold air mass deepens today as temperatures plummet

AMMONNEWS - A cold air mass on Sunday to envelope the Kingdom, leading to a significant drop in temperatures and bringing rainfall nationwide, the Jordan Meteorological Department (JMD) said in its daily update.Winds will be northwesterly brisk, blowing up and stirring dust in the Badia regions.

PM congratulates Jordanians on occasion of Eid al-Fitr

AMMONNEWS - Prime Minister Omar Razzaz congratulated His Majesty King Abdullah II, and His Royal Highness Crown Prince al-Hussein on the occasion of Eid al-Fitr.In a voice message aired on radios and various media outlets, on Sunday, the prime minister also c
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PM congratulates Jordanians on occasion of Eid al-Fitr

AMMONNEWS - Prime Minister Omar Razzaz congratulated His Majesty King Abdullah II, and His Royal Highness Crown Prince al-Hussein on the occasion of Eid al-Fitr.In a voice message aired on radios and various media outlets, on Sunday, the prime minister also congratulated Jordanians on the occasi

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