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King condemns terrorist bombings targeting churches, hotels in Sri Lanka

AMMONNEWS - His Majesty King Abdullah II on Sunday sent a cable to President of Sri Lanka Maithripala Sirisena, expressing condemnation of the terrorist bombings that targeted churches and hotels in Sri Lanka, killing many innocent people and injuring others.
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King condemns terrorist bombings targeting churches, hotels in Sri Lanka

AMMONNEWS - His Majesty King Abdullah II on Sunday sent a cable to President of Sri Lanka Maithripala Sirisena, expressing condemnation of the terrorist bombings that targeted churches and hotels in Sri Lanka, killing many innocent people and injuring others.In the cable, King Abdullah said Jord

FM : «Sovereignty over Jerusalem Palestinian, custodian over sanctities Hashemite»:

AMMONNEWS - Minister of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates Ayman Safadi reaffirmed Jordan's position towards the Palestinian cause, which he said, «will remain the first and central cause» and towards achieving comprehensive peace.During his statemen
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FM : «Sovereignty over Jerusalem Palestinian, custodian over sanctities Hashemite»:

AMMONNEWS - Minister of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates Ayman Safadi reaffirmed Jordan's position towards the Palestinian cause, which he said, «will remain the first and central cause» and towards achieving comprehensive peace.During his statement on Sunday at the extraordinary session of the C

Iran’s Supreme Leader appoints new IRGC chief commander

AMMONNEWS - Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has appointed Hossein Salami as commander-in-chief of the Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps, replacing Mohammad Ali Jafari.Khamenei replaced the chief commander of the IRGC, state TV reported on Sunda
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Iran’s Supreme Leader appoints new IRGC chief commander

AMMONNEWS - Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has appointed Hossein Salami as commander-in-chief of the Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps, replacing Mohammad Ali Jafari.Khamenei replaced the chief commander of the IRGC, state TV reported on Sunday, days after the United States designa

Relatively cold weather continues for two days

AMMONNEWS - A slight rise in temperatures is expected on Monday, but it will remain relatively cold and cloudy with a chance for light showers in the northern and central parts of the Kingdom, the Jordan Meteorological Department (JMD) said.Winds will be nort
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Relatively cold weather continues for two days

AMMONNEWS - A slight rise in temperatures is expected on Monday, but it will remain relatively cold and cloudy with a chance for light showers in the northern and central parts of the Kingdom, the Jordan Meteorological Department (JMD) said.Winds will be northwesterly moderate to brisk, blowing

Depression forecast to bring rain

AMMONNEWS - The Kingdom on Sunday, will be affected by a wet and relatively cold air mass accompanied by depression centered over Syria, that will bring down temperatures 9-11 degrees below their seasonal average, the Jordan Meteorological Department (JMD) sa
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Depression forecast to bring rain

AMMONNEWS - The Kingdom on Sunday, will be affected by a wet and relatively cold air mass accompanied by depression centered over Syria, that will bring down temperatures 9-11 degrees below their seasonal average, the Jordan Meteorological Department (JMD) said.Cold and cloudy weather conditions

Sri Lanka imposes curfew ‘until further notice’

AMMONNEWS - Sri Lanka’s government imposed a nationwide curfew Sunday that police said would go into effect immediately and would last “until further notice,” after a string of deadly blasts.Sri Lanka’s defense ministry initially said the curfew woul
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Sri Lanka imposes curfew ‘until further notice’

AMMONNEWS - Sri Lanka’s government imposed a nationwide curfew Sunday that police said would go into effect immediately and would last “until further notice,” after a string of deadly blasts.Sri Lanka’s defense ministry initially said the curfew would be imposed overnight, but the police subsequ

Government condemns terror blasts in Sri Lanka

AMMONNEWS - The government expressed its firm condemnation of Sunday's series of terrorist attacks in Sri Lanka that killed and wounded hundreds of people on churches and hotels during the religious ceremonies of the Easter celebration.The Minister of State f
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Government condemns terror blasts in Sri Lanka

AMMONNEWS - The government expressed its firm condemnation of Sunday's series of terrorist attacks in Sri Lanka that killed and wounded hundreds of people on churches and hotels during the religious ceremonies of the Easter celebration.The Minister of State for Media Affairs, Jumana Ghneimat, sa

Foreign Ministry condemns Sri Lanka bombings

AMMONNEWS - The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates on Sunday strongly condemned the terrorist attack that targeted a number of churches and hotels across Colombo in Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday.A series of bomb blasts claimed the lives of over 100 peop
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Foreign Ministry condemns Sri Lanka bombings

AMMONNEWS - The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates on Sunday strongly condemned the terrorist attack that targeted a number of churches and hotels across Colombo in Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday.A series of bomb blasts claimed the lives of over 100 people and resulted in the injury of more

Jordan says to join Arab League meeting on Palestine in Cairo

AMMONNEWS - Jordan said on Saturday that it will participate in a meeting on the Palestinian issue at the Arab League headquarters in Cairo on Sunday.Jordanian Foreign Minister Ayman Safadi will take part in the ministerial meeting called for by Palestine, sa
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Jordan says to join Arab League meeting on Palestine in Cairo

AMMONNEWS - Jordan said on Saturday that it will participate in a meeting on the Palestinian issue at the Arab League headquarters in Cairo on Sunday.Jordanian Foreign Minister Ayman Safadi will take part in the ministerial meeting called for by Palestine, said a statement of the foreign ministr

Royal Court chief opens foundation in Sahab

AMMONNEWS - Royal Hashemite Court Chief Yousef Issawi, head of the follow-up committee for the implementation of Royal Initiatives, on Saturday opened the headquarters of Sahab City Building Foundation in the Sahab District, southern Amman, which has been co
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Royal Court chief opens foundation in Sahab

AMMONNEWS - Royal Hashemite Court Chief Yousef Issawi, head of the follow-up committee for the implementation of Royal Initiatives, on Saturday opened the headquarters of Sahab City Building Foundation in the Sahab District, southern Amman, which has been completed in implementation of royal direct

Extremist attack kills 13 regime fighters in north Syria

AMMONNEWS - An attack on Saturday by extremists linked to Syria’s former al-Qaeda affiliate killed 13 regime fighters on the outskirts of the northern city of Aleppo, a war monitor said.A faction linked to Hayat Tahrir al-Sham “early on Saturday attacked
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Extremist attack kills 13 regime fighters in north Syria

AMMONNEWS - An attack on Saturday by extremists linked to Syria’s former al-Qaeda affiliate killed 13 regime fighters on the outskirts of the northern city of Aleppo, a war monitor said.A faction linked to Hayat Tahrir al-Sham “early on Saturday attacked checkpoints and positions of regime force

Cold front to affect Kingdom tomorrow

AMMONNEWS - Cold weather will prevail across most regions on Saturday, but it will be moderate in the Jordan Valley and Dead Sea with partly cloudy skies and light rain in the northern and central parts of the Kingdom, according to Jordan Meteorological Depar
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Cold front to affect Kingdom tomorrow

AMMONNEWS - Cold weather will prevail across most regions on Saturday, but it will be moderate in the Jordan Valley and Dead Sea with partly cloudy skies and light rain in the northern and central parts of the Kingdom, according to Jordan Meteorological Department (JMD).As for tomorrow, the King

Egyptian expats in Jordan vote on constitutional amendments

AMMONNEWS - The Egyptian expatriates in Jordan have started voting in the referendum on a set of proposed constitutional amendments, in the headquarters of the Egyptian embassy. Egyptian expatriates started a three-day voting on the new constitutional amendme
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Egyptian expats in Jordan vote on constitutional amendments

AMMONNEWS - The Egyptian expatriates in Jordan have started voting in the referendum on a set of proposed constitutional amendments, in the headquarters of the Egyptian embassy. Egyptian expatriates started a three-day voting on the new constitutional amendments in 140 embassies and consulates o

Washington: Mideast plan will not include land transfer from Egypt’s Sinai

AMMONNEWS - US President Donald Trump’s Middle East peace plan will not involve giving land from Egypt’s Sinai peninsula to the Palestinians, an American envoy said on Friday.Jason Greenblatt, Trump’s Middle East envoy, apparently sought to deny report
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Washington: Mideast plan will not include land transfer from Egypt’s Sinai

AMMONNEWS - US President Donald Trump’s Middle East peace plan will not involve giving land from Egypt’s Sinai peninsula to the Palestinians, an American envoy said on Friday.Jason Greenblatt, Trump’s Middle East envoy, apparently sought to deny reports on social media that the long-awaited plan

Over 1,000 Syrians Returned Home From Jordan, Lebanon Over Past 24 Hours- Russian Military

AMMONNEWS - More than 1,000 Syrian refugees returned to their home country from Jordan and Lebanon over the past 24 hours, the Russian Defense Ministry's Center for the Reception, Allocation and Accommodation of Refugees said in a daily bulletin on Saturday."
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Over 1,000 Syrians Returned Home From Jordan, Lebanon Over Past 24 Hours- Russian Military

AMMONNEWS - More than 1,000 Syrian refugees returned to their home country from Jordan and Lebanon over the past 24 hours, the Russian Defense Ministry's Center for the Reception, Allocation and Accommodation of Refugees said in a daily bulletin on Saturday."Over the past day, a total of 1,095 p

Government open to setting up Turkish industrial zone

AMMONNEWS - Minister of State for Investment, Muhannad Shehadeh, said the Jordanian government and the Investment Promotion Authority (IPA) are open to the idea of opening a Turkish industrial zone within the industrial cities and is committed to providing al
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Government open to setting up Turkish industrial zone

AMMONNEWS - Minister of State for Investment, Muhannad Shehadeh, said the Jordanian government and the Investment Promotion Authority (IPA) are open to the idea of opening a Turkish industrial zone within the industrial cities and is committed to providing all facilitations to support Turkish invest

PM meets with Qatari Deputy PM

AMMONNEWS - Prime Minister Omar Razzaz met on Thursday at the Prime Ministry with Deputy Prime Minister of Qatar and Minister of State for Defense Affairs Khalid bin Mohammed Al Attiyah and the accompanying delegation.Discussions during the meeting stressed t
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PM meets with Qatari Deputy PM

AMMONNEWS - Prime Minister Omar Razzaz met on Thursday at the Prime Ministry with Deputy Prime Minister of Qatar and Minister of State for Defense Affairs Khalid bin Mohammed Al Attiyah and the accompanying delegation.Discussions during the meeting stressed the «deep-rooted and distinguished» bi

Jordan aid convoy enters Gaza

AMMONNEWS - A Jordanian aid convoy entered the besieged Gaza Strip this morning through the Israeli controlled Erez (Beit Hanoun) crossing.A foreign delegation also entered the Strip to access the economic situation. It included officials from the World Bank
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Jordan aid convoy enters Gaza

AMMONNEWS - A Jordanian aid convoy entered the besieged Gaza Strip this morning through the Israeli controlled Erez (Beit Hanoun) crossing.A foreign delegation also entered the Strip to access the economic situation. It included officials from the World Bank and the French consul to Jerusalem, P

US says supports transition in Sudan led by civilians

AMMONNEWS - The United States supports a democratic and peaceful transition in Sudan led by civilians who represent all Sudanese, the State Department said on Thursday, as protesters in Khartoum kept up demands that the country's military hand over power to c
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US says supports transition in Sudan led by civilians

AMMONNEWS - The United States supports a democratic and peaceful transition in Sudan led by civilians who represent all Sudanese, the State Department said on Thursday, as protesters in Khartoum kept up demands that the country's military hand over power to civilians.State Department spokeswoman

Relatively cold weather with showers forecast over weekend

AMMONNEWS - Relatively cold weather will prevail on Thursday in the hilly areas and the plains, while it will be moderate in other parts of the Kingdom with clouds at low altitudes, according to Jordan Meteorological Department (JMD) daily brief.Winds will b
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Relatively cold weather with showers forecast over weekend

AMMONNEWS - Relatively cold weather will prevail on Thursday in the hilly areas and the plains, while it will be moderate in other parts of the Kingdom with clouds at low altitudes, according to Jordan Meteorological Department (JMD) daily brief.Winds will be northwesterly moderate to brisk with

Jordan, Russia, US To Meet For Talks On Syrian Rukban Camp In Near Future

AMMONNEWS - The next round of Jordanian-Russian-US talks on the situation in the Syrian Rukban camp for internally displaced person (IDPs) will be held in the near future, Jordanian Foreign Minister Ayman Safadi said in an interview with the Russian Izvestiy
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Jordan, Russia, US To Meet For Talks On Syrian Rukban Camp In Near Future

AMMONNEWS - The next round of Jordanian-Russian-US talks on the situation in the Syrian Rukban camp for internally displaced person (IDPs) will be held in the near future, Jordanian Foreign Minister Ayman Safadi said in an interview with the Russian Izvestiya newspaper, published on Thursday.Saf

Saudi Arabia, UAE send emergency aid to Iran’s flood-stricken areas

AMMONNEWS - The Saudi Red Crescent Authority, in coordination with the Emirates Red Crescent sent a relief plane to Tehran carrying 95 tons of humanitarian aid to support those affected by the floods in Iran.Last Friday, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emira
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Saudi Arabia, UAE send emergency aid to Iran’s flood-stricken areas

AMMONNEWS - The Saudi Red Crescent Authority, in coordination with the Emirates Red Crescent sent a relief plane to Tehran carrying 95 tons of humanitarian aid to support those affected by the floods in Iran.Last Friday, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates announced a joint initiative to h

Jordan, Georgia discuss boosting bilateral relations

AMMONNEWS - Senate President Faisal Fayez , on Thursday, held talks with Georgian Prime Minister Mamuka Bakhtadze on bilateral ties, means of enhancing them and the current situation in the region, especially the Palestinian cause and the Syrian crisis.The me
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Jordan, Georgia discuss boosting bilateral relations

AMMONNEWS - Senate President Faisal Fayez , on Thursday, held talks with Georgian Prime Minister Mamuka Bakhtadze on bilateral ties, means of enhancing them and the current situation in the region, especially the Palestinian cause and the Syrian crisis.The meeting came as part of Fayez's officia

Relatively cold, cloudy weather forecast until Friday

AMMONNEWS - Relatively cold and partly cloudy weather will prevail on Wednesday in the hilly areas and the plains, while it will be moderate in other parts of the Kingdom as temperatures will be 4-5 degrees below their annual average, according to Jordan Mete
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Relatively cold, cloudy weather forecast until Friday

AMMONNEWS - Relatively cold and partly cloudy weather will prevail on Wednesday in the hilly areas and the plains, while it will be moderate in other parts of the Kingdom as temperatures will be 4-5 degrees below their annual average, according to Jordan Meteorological Department (JMD) daily brief.

10 Syrians injured in home fire in Mafraq

AMMONNEWS - Ten people, all of Syrian nationals, were injured early Wednesday after a fire broke out inside their house in Al Sarhan district in Mafraq Governorate, some 60 km to the north of the capital, according to a medical source.Director of the Mafraq P
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10 Syrians injured in home fire in Mafraq

AMMONNEWS - Ten people, all of Syrian nationals, were injured early Wednesday after a fire broke out inside their house in Al Sarhan district in Mafraq Governorate, some 60 km to the north of the capital, according to a medical source.Director of the Mafraq Public Hospital, Mohammad Al Tahan, sa

Easter, Palm Sunday holidays announced for Christians

AMMONNEWS - Christians at ministries, government departments and public institutions will observe a holiday on the occasions of Palm Sunday and Easter, according to a circular issued by Prime Minister, Omar Razzaz on Wednesday.According to the circular the Pa
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Easter, Palm Sunday holidays announced for Christians

AMMONNEWS - Christians at ministries, government departments and public institutions will observe a holiday on the occasions of Palm Sunday and Easter, according to a circular issued by Prime Minister, Omar Razzaz on Wednesday.According to the circular the Palm Sunday holiday will be on Sunday A

Sources : Sudan’s al-Bashir transferred to prison in Khartoum

AMMONNEWS - Ousted Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir is being transferred to Kobar prison in the capital Khartoum, sources told Al Arabiya.A son of Sudan’s main opposition leader Sadiq al-Mahdi said that President Omar al-Bashir was under house arrest sinc
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Sources : Sudan’s al-Bashir transferred to prison in Khartoum

AMMONNEWS - Ousted Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir is being transferred to Kobar prison in the capital Khartoum, sources told Al Arabiya.A son of Sudan’s main opposition leader Sadiq al-Mahdi said that President Omar al-Bashir was under house arrest since his ouster, along with a number of Mus

Jordan's tourism revenue reaches $1.3 bln in Q1 of 2019

AMMONNEWS - Jordan's tourism revenues to the end of the first quarter of 2019 surged to JD1.3 billion, up by 5.2 percent compared with the same period in 2018, revealed the monthly statistical report of the Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities on Wednesday.In
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Jordan's tourism revenue reaches $1.3 bln in Q1 of 2019

AMMONNEWS - Jordan's tourism revenues to the end of the first quarter of 2019 surged to JD1.3 billion, up by 5.2 percent compared with the same period in 2018, revealed the monthly statistical report of the Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities on Wednesday.In a press statement, the ministry said

PM underscores need to develop institutional performance

AMMONNEWS - Prime Minister Omar Razzaz Tuesday underscored the distinguished and deep-rooted ties between Jordan and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) in all fields under the wise leadership of the two countries. Razzaz pointed out to the increase of cooperatio
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PM underscores need to develop institutional performance

AMMONNEWS - Prime Minister Omar Razzaz Tuesday underscored the distinguished and deep-rooted ties between Jordan and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) in all fields under the wise leadership of the two countries. Razzaz pointed out to the increase of cooperation with the UAE, especially in the fiel

King meets Islah parliamentary bloc, urges dialogue

AMMONNEWS - His Majesty King Abdullah on Tuesday affirmed the importance of dialogue and institutional partnerships to reach innovative solutions to move Jordan forward and enhance development.During a meeting with members of the House of Representatives’ I
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King meets Islah parliamentary bloc, urges dialogue

AMMONNEWS - His Majesty King Abdullah on Tuesday affirmed the importance of dialogue and institutional partnerships to reach innovative solutions to move Jordan forward and enhance development.During a meeting with members of the House of Representatives’ Islah bloc at Al Husseiniya Palace, King

FM underscores «strong relations» between Russia, Arab countries

AMMONNEWS - Minister of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates, Ayman Safadi, on Tuesday underscored the importance of building on the «historic relations» between the Arab world and Russia in economic and cultural fields and strengthen coordination to a
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FM underscores «strong relations» between Russia, Arab countries

AMMONNEWS - Minister of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates, Ayman Safadi, on Tuesday underscored the importance of building on the «historic relations» between the Arab world and Russia in economic and cultural fields and strengthen coordination to address Middle East crises. In his speech during t

FM : Turkish industrial investment delegation starts visit to Kingdom

AMMONNEWS - A Turkish delegation of senior investors in the industrial sector in the Turkish city of Bursa began on Tuesday a working visit to the Kingdom organized by the Jordanian embassy in Ankara, the Foreign Ministry said. In a statement issued Tuesday e
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FM : Turkish industrial investment delegation starts visit to Kingdom

AMMONNEWS - A Turkish delegation of senior investors in the industrial sector in the Turkish city of Bursa began on Tuesday a working visit to the Kingdom organized by the Jordanian embassy in Ankara, the Foreign Ministry said. In a statement issued Tuesday evening, the ministry said the Turkish

Army chief receives Qatari Defense Minister

AMMONNEWS - Chairman of the Joint Chiefs-of-Staff Lt. Gen. Mahmoud Freihat on Tuesday evening received Qatari Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of State for Defense Affairs Khalid bin Mohammad Al-Attiyah and an accompanying delegation.The Qatari official arr
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Army chief receives Qatari Defense Minister

AMMONNEWS - Chairman of the Joint Chiefs-of-Staff Lt. Gen. Mahmoud Freihat on Tuesday evening received Qatari Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of State for Defense Affairs Khalid bin Mohammad Al-Attiyah and an accompanying delegation.The Qatari official arrived at Queen Alia International Airp

Developing political life starts with involving youth

AMMONNEWS - The government is working in line with a new approach that seeks to entrench the principle of self-reliance, Minister of State for Media Affairs Jumana Ghunaimat said on Tuesday.She said that addressing the problem of unemployment will take year
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Developing political life starts with involving youth

AMMONNEWS - The government is working in line with a new approach that seeks to entrench the principle of self-reliance, Minister of State for Media Affairs Jumana Ghunaimat said on Tuesday.She said that addressing the problem of unemployment will take years and that tackling the issue necessit

Key politician backs Netanyahu but tough coalition talks ahead

AMMONNEWS - A key politician on Tuesday threw his backing behind Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu following last week’s elections but signaled tough negotiations to form a coalition were ahead.Former defense minister Avigdor Lieberman’s public en
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Key politician backs Netanyahu but tough coalition talks ahead

AMMONNEWS - A key politician on Tuesday threw his backing behind Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu following last week’s elections but signaled tough negotiations to form a coalition were ahead.Former defense minister Avigdor Lieberman’s public endorsement of Netanyahu came as President

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