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Jordan denounces Sinai terror attack

AMMONNEWS - Minister of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates, Ayman Safadi, on Sunday condemned the terrorist attack on a security barricade in northern Sinai.He noted: «The Kingdom, with all its capabilities, fully stands with the brethren in Egypt to count
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Jordan denounces Sinai terror attack

AMMONNEWS - Minister of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates, Ayman Safadi, on Sunday condemned the terrorist attack on a security barricade in northern Sinai.He noted: «The Kingdom, with all its capabilities, fully stands with the brethren in Egypt to counter terrorism and its dark gangs.»Safadi

King meets CAPSTONE Fellows

AMMONNEWS - His Majesty King Abdullah, on Sunday at Al Husseiniya Palace, met with a delegation of senior officers from the US National Defense University (CAPSTONE Fellows), headed by retired Admiral William Gortney, to discuss recent development in the reg
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King meets CAPSTONE Fellows

AMMONNEWS - His Majesty King Abdullah, on Sunday at Al Husseiniya Palace, met with a delegation of senior officers from the US National Defense University (CAPSTONE Fellows), headed by retired Admiral William Gortney, to discuss recent development in the region.The meeting, attended by His Roya

PM receives Saudi Ambassador

AMMONNEWS - Prime Minister Omar Razzaz on Sunday received Saudi Ambassador to Jordan, Prince Khaled Bin Faisal Bin Turki for a discussion on Jordanian-Saudi ties and a number of regional issues. The meeting tackled ways of cementing bilateral relations in th
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PM receives Saudi Ambassador

AMMONNEWS - Prime Minister Omar Razzaz on Sunday received Saudi Ambassador to Jordan, Prince Khaled Bin Faisal Bin Turki for a discussion on Jordanian-Saudi ties and a number of regional issues. The meeting tackled ways of cementing bilateral relations in the political, economic, and social sphe

Jordan, United States discuss developing, investing in Aqaba ports

AMMONNEWS - Vice Chairman of the Board of Commissioners of the Aqaba Special Economic Zone Authority (ASEZA), Emad Hijazin discussed with US Charge d'Affaires in Jim Barnhart cooperation in the field of investment and the importance of developing the port sys
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Jordan, United States discuss developing, investing in Aqaba ports

AMMONNEWS - Vice Chairman of the Board of Commissioners of the Aqaba Special Economic Zone Authority (ASEZA), Emad Hijazin discussed with US Charge d'Affaires in Jim Barnhart cooperation in the field of investment and the importance of developing the port system in Aqaba.The meeting was held dur

Jordan participates in Gulfood expo in Dubai

AMMONNEWS - Acting Consul General in Dubai, Shafa Omoush, has opened a Jordanian pavilion in the Gulfood, the world's largest annual food & beverages trade show, in its 24th edition in Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE).On the sidelines of the trade show inaug
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Jordan participates in Gulfood expo in Dubai

AMMONNEWS - Acting Consul General in Dubai, Shafa Omoush, has opened a Jordanian pavilion in the Gulfood, the world's largest annual food & beverages trade show, in its 24th edition in Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE).On the sidelines of the trade show inauguration ceremony, which saw the parti

Fuel sector provides 10,000 job opportunities, official

AMMONNEWS - President of the Energy and Minerals Regulatory Commission Council Farouq Hiyari stressed the importance of the oil derivatives sector in the Kingdom, which has 580 petrol stations and employs about 10,000 workers.In a press statement on Sunday, h
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Fuel sector provides 10,000 job opportunities, official

AMMONNEWS - President of the Energy and Minerals Regulatory Commission Council Farouq Hiyari stressed the importance of the oil derivatives sector in the Kingdom, which has 580 petrol stations and employs about 10,000 workers.In a press statement on Sunday, he stressed the importance of the comm

US-backed Syria force says ISIS holding 1,000 civilians

AMMONNEWS - The US-backed Syrian militia fighting ISIS in its last toehold in Syria says there are over 1,000 civilians trapped in the tiny area and that the militant group is preventing them from leaving.Mustafa Bali, a spokesman for the Kurdish-led Syrian D
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US-backed Syria force says ISIS holding 1,000 civilians

AMMONNEWS - The US-backed Syrian militia fighting ISIS in its last toehold in Syria says there are over 1,000 civilians trapped in the tiny area and that the militant group is preventing them from leaving.Mustafa Bali, a spokesman for the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), told The Asso

PM 'We will not pass on the Ajloun incident without substantive investigation'

AMMONNEWS - Prime Minister Omar Razzaz said that the Jordanian government and the security services will pursue the truth behind the incident which took place in the Anjara area of the Ajloun governorate earlier on Friday.Razzaz said that the government canno
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PM 'We will not pass on the Ajloun incident without substantive investigation'

AMMONNEWS - Prime Minister Omar Razzaz said that the Jordanian government and the security services will pursue the truth behind the incident which took place in the Anjara area of the Ajloun governorate earlier on Friday.Razzaz said that the government cannot ignore the death of the citizen or

One killed, six injured in violent Ajloun riots

AMMONNEWS - One person was killed and six were injured, including four policemen and two citizens, when riots erupted in Ajloun governorate, Public Security Department (PSD) Spokesperson Lt. Colonel Amer Sartawi said.Sartawi, in a statement, said that said th
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One killed, six injured in violent Ajloun riots

AMMONNEWS - One person was killed and six were injured, including four policemen and two citizens, when riots erupted in Ajloun governorate, Public Security Department (PSD) Spokesperson Lt. Colonel Amer Sartawi said.Sartawi, in a statement, said that said that PSD and gendarmerie stopped a car

FM condemns Kashmir terror attack

AMMONNEWS - Minister of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates Ayman Safadi on Friday condemned the terrorist attack on a military convoy on the Indian side of Kashmir and offered the Kingdom's condolences to the Indian government and the families of the victims. "W
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FM condemns Kashmir terror attack

AMMONNEWS - Minister of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates Ayman Safadi on Friday condemned the terrorist attack on a military convoy on the Indian side of Kashmir and offered the Kingdom's condolences to the Indian government and the families of the victims. "We condemn the terrorist attack on a m

Kuwait will be the last to normalize relations with Israel: Deputy FM

AMMONNEWS - Kuwait’s Deputy Foreign Minister Khaled al-Jarallah said on Friday that the country will continue to uphold its firm stance against normalizing relations with Israel, according to Kuwait News Agency (KUNA).Referring to a group picture that was t
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Kuwait will be the last to normalize relations with Israel: Deputy FM

AMMONNEWS - Kuwait’s Deputy Foreign Minister Khaled al-Jarallah said on Friday that the country will continue to uphold its firm stance against normalizing relations with Israel, according to Kuwait News Agency (KUNA).Referring to a group picture that was taken at the Warsaw conference in which

European Parliament Vice-President calls for supporting Jordan

AMMONNEWS - Vice-President of the European Parliament (EP) and President of the Parliamentary-Assembly of the Union for the Mediterranean (UfM), David-Maria Sassoli, called for supporting the host countries, especially Jordan.Sassoli said the Kingdom has prov
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European Parliament Vice-President calls for supporting Jordan

AMMONNEWS - Vice-President of the European Parliament (EP) and President of the Parliamentary-Assembly of the Union for the Mediterranean (UfM), David-Maria Sassoli, called for supporting the host countries, especially Jordan.Sassoli said the Kingdom has provided care and attention to refugees;

Jordan condemns deadly attack on Iranian troops

AMMONNEWS - Jordan on Saturday condemned as a terror attack a suicide bombing on Iran's Revolutionary Guard in the country's southeastern province of Sistan and Baluchestan. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates spokesman expressed condolences to Ir
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Jordan condemns deadly attack on Iranian troops

AMMONNEWS - Jordan on Saturday condemned as a terror attack a suicide bombing on Iran's Revolutionary Guard in the country's southeastern province of Sistan and Baluchestan. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates spokesman expressed condolences to Iran and the families of the victims, a

Jordanian dies in Bahrain

AMMONNEWS - The Foreign Ministry's Operations Director has said that a Jordanian citizen who works for the Bahrain Defence Force has died, and the ministry was following on the incident.«Preliminary reports indicate that death was due to natural causes&
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Jordanian dies in Bahrain

AMMONNEWS - The Foreign Ministry's Operations Director has said that a Jordanian citizen who works for the Bahrain Defence Force has died, and the ministry was following on the incident.«Preliminary reports indicate that death was due to natural causes», the official said , and added that the am

Explosives found in Balqa similar to those used in 2018 attack

AMMONNEWS - Security forces have unearthed more homemade explosives near the scene of Thursday's twin blasts that claimed the lives of two security officers and a citizen, State Minister for Media Affairs Jumana Ghunaimat affirmed Friday.Bomb squad experts sc
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Explosives found in Balqa similar to those used in 2018 attack

AMMONNEWS - Security forces have unearthed more homemade explosives near the scene of Thursday's twin blasts that claimed the lives of two security officers and a citizen, State Minister for Media Affairs Jumana Ghunaimat affirmed Friday.Bomb squad experts scouring the Wadi Azraq area in the Bla

Police officer killed in Blaqa blast laid to rest

AMMONNEWS - A police officer who was killed yesterday in the line of duty in the Blaqa blast incident was laid to rest Friday in his hometown Mahis. First Lieutenant Ahmed Mahmoud Jaloudi of the Public Security Department received a military funeral, which wa
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Police officer killed in Blaqa blast laid to rest

AMMONNEWS - A police officer who was killed yesterday in the line of duty in the Blaqa blast incident was laid to rest Friday in his hometown Mahis. First Lieutenant Ahmed Mahmoud Jaloudi of the Public Security Department received a military funeral, which was attended by the Interior Minister S

$96 Million Loan to Support Jordan's Banking Sector

AMMONNEWS - The loan is meant to support the government’s efforts to continue reforms in the financial and banking sector, in a way that enhances access to finance and financial services, according to a Finance Ministry statement.The loan also aims at enhan
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$96 Million Loan to Support Jordan's Banking Sector

AMMONNEWS - The loan is meant to support the government’s efforts to continue reforms in the financial and banking sector, in a way that enhances access to finance and financial services, according to a Finance Ministry statement.The loan also aims at enhancing financial inclusion, developing pa

Officer killed in Balqa blast buried in hometown

AMMONNEWS - Warrant Officer Mus'ab Ottoum who was killed in the line of duty in the Blaqa blast incident yesterday was laid to rest in Jerash's Souf town on Friday.Ottoum received a military funeral by the Jordan Armed Forces- Arab Army General Command, wher
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Officer killed in Balqa blast buried in hometown

AMMONNEWS - Warrant Officer Mus'ab Ottoum who was killed in the line of duty in the Blaqa blast incident yesterday was laid to rest in Jerash's Souf town on Friday.Ottoum received a military funeral by the Jordan Armed Forces- Arab Army General Command, where Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staf

3 Public Security officers kills 3 in Landmine in Salt

AMMONNEWS - A security source announced the death of 3 members of the Public Security Directorate (PSD) and the armed forces, and others wounded in a mine explosion in Salt on Thursday.PSD had announced earlier the death of farmer in Balqa-Salt after a mine e
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3 Public Security officers kills 3 in Landmine in Salt

AMMONNEWS - A security source announced the death of 3 members of the Public Security Directorate (PSD) and the armed forces, and others wounded in a mine explosion in Salt on Thursday.PSD had announced earlier the death of farmer in Balqa-Salt after a mine exploded inside a farm.The source

Joint Senate panel endorses labor bill

AMMONNEWS - The Joint Law and Labor Committee of the Senate approved the amended Labor Law 2019 as passed by the Lower House of Parliament with some changes.During a committee meeting held on Thursday, chaired by the head of the Legal Senate Committee, Kamal
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Joint Senate panel endorses labor bill

AMMONNEWS - The Joint Law and Labor Committee of the Senate approved the amended Labor Law 2019 as passed by the Lower House of Parliament with some changes.During a committee meeting held on Thursday, chaired by the head of the Legal Senate Committee, Kamal Nasser Barham, and in the presence of

Pence calls for Europe to withdraw from Iran nuclear deal

AMMONNEWS - US Vice-President Mike Pence called for Europe to withdraw from Iran nuclear deal, and urged allies to back US sanctions.Speaking at a conference in Poland on Thursday attended by Israel and senior Arab leaders, Pence denounced Iran as the “grea
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Pence calls for Europe to withdraw from Iran nuclear deal

AMMONNEWS - US Vice-President Mike Pence called for Europe to withdraw from Iran nuclear deal, and urged allies to back US sanctions.Speaking at a conference in Poland on Thursday attended by Israel and senior Arab leaders, Pence denounced Iran as the “greatest threat to peace and security in th

Cabinet okays bread cash subsidy

AMMONNEWS - A cabinet meeting, chaired by Prime Minister Omar Razzaz, on Wednesday, approved the disbursement of the 2019 direct cash subsidy (bread subsidy) for beneficiaries with the same amount of 2018's.The subsidy will go to those registered with Nationa
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Cabinet okays bread cash subsidy

AMMONNEWS - A cabinet meeting, chaired by Prime Minister Omar Razzaz, on Wednesday, approved the disbursement of the 2019 direct cash subsidy (bread subsidy) for beneficiaries with the same amount of 2018's.The subsidy will go to those registered with National Aid Fund at JD33 per capita, while

Foreign ministry follows up on Jordanians in Israeli prisons

AMMONNEWS - In response to news related to Jordanians in Israeli prisons, the Ministry of Foreign and Expatriate Affairs confirmed that it is closely following up on the situation of Jordanians in Israeli prisons, and that this issue is a top priority.In a st
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Foreign ministry follows up on Jordanians in Israeli prisons

AMMONNEWS - In response to news related to Jordanians in Israeli prisons, the Ministry of Foreign and Expatriate Affairs confirmed that it is closely following up on the situation of Jordanians in Israeli prisons, and that this issue is a top priority.In a statement issued Wednesday, Foreign min

House speaker describes visit to Iraq as successful

AMMONNEWS - Speaker of the House of Representatives Atef Al-Tarawneh described his recent visit to Iraq as successful, adding that it will further contribute to enhancing brotherly relations.He said in a press meeting on Wednesday that the visit of His Majest
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House speaker describes visit to Iraq as successful

AMMONNEWS - Speaker of the House of Representatives Atef Al-Tarawneh described his recent visit to Iraq as successful, adding that it will further contribute to enhancing brotherly relations.He said in a press meeting on Wednesday that the visit of His Majesty King Abdullah II to Iraq last month

FM represents Jordan in Warsaw conference

AMMONNEWS - Minister of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates, Ayman Safadi, will represent Jordan at the Ministerial Conference on «Promoting the Future of Peace and Security in the Middle East», which will be hosted by the Polish capital of Warsaw, up
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FM represents Jordan in Warsaw conference

AMMONNEWS - Minister of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates, Ayman Safadi, will represent Jordan at the Ministerial Conference on «Promoting the Future of Peace and Security in the Middle East», which will be hosted by the Polish capital of Warsaw, upon a co-invitation from US Secretary of State, Mike P

Working hours at Jabir border crossing extended until 6:00 pm: Interior Ministry

AMMONNEWS - Minister of Interior, Samir Mubaidain, decided to extend the working hours at Jabir Border Center until 6:00 pm.
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Working hours at Jabir border crossing extended until 6:00 pm: Interior Ministry

AMMONNEWS - Minister of Interior, Samir Mubaidain, decided to extend the working hours at Jabir Border Center until 6:00 pm.

PSD warns of foreign currency exchange fraud

AMMONNEWS - The Public Security Directorate (PSD) has warned citizens to take precautions to avoid fraud in the exchange of foreign currencies below the market price.Despite repeated warnings issued by the PSD to raise awareness and to avoid falling victim t
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PSD warns of foreign currency exchange fraud

AMMONNEWS - The Public Security Directorate (PSD) has warned citizens to take precautions to avoid fraud in the exchange of foreign currencies below the market price.Despite repeated warnings issued by the PSD to raise awareness and to avoid falling victim to fraudulent practices, particularly t

Jordan To Resume Air Services With Syria Within Days

AMMONNEWS - Jordan will resume air services with Syria and allow its aircraft to fly over the Syrian airspace in several days, a member of the Jordanian parliament said Wednesday.«Jordan will resume air traffic with Syria and start using Syrian airspac
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Jordan To Resume Air Services With Syria Within Days

AMMONNEWS - Jordan will resume air services with Syria and allow its aircraft to fly over the Syrian airspace in several days, a member of the Jordanian parliament said Wednesday.«Jordan will resume air traffic with Syria and start using Syrian airspace for flights within a few days,» Tarek Khou

3 Jordanians held in Libya are safe, Foreign Ministry

AMMONNEWS - The Ministry of Foreign and Expatriates Affairs said Tuesday that it has been following up on the issue of three Jordanians who were reported kidnapped in Libya since August.After the wife of one of the missing Jordanians told the ministry in Augu
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3 Jordanians held in Libya are safe, Foreign Ministry

AMMONNEWS - The Ministry of Foreign and Expatriates Affairs said Tuesday that it has been following up on the issue of three Jordanians who were reported kidnapped in Libya since August.After the wife of one of the missing Jordanians told the ministry in August that she had lost contact with her

King, Queen receive queen of Netherlands

AMMONNEWS - Their Majesties King Abdullah and Queen Rania Al Abdullah on Tuesday received Queen Maxima of the Netherlands, who is visiting Jordan in her capacity as the UN Secretary General's Special Advocate for Inclusive Finance for Development.King Abdulla
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King, Queen receive queen of Netherlands

AMMONNEWS - Their Majesties King Abdullah and Queen Rania Al Abdullah on Tuesday received Queen Maxima of the Netherlands, who is visiting Jordan in her capacity as the UN Secretary General's Special Advocate for Inclusive Finance for Development.King Abdullah commended Queen Maxima’s ongoing ef

Former PM gave instructions to follow up on law-violating tobacco companies: Official Letter

AMMONNEWS - An official letter revealed that former Prime Minister Hani Mulki gave instructions to follow up on referring law-violating tobacco companies in the Zarqa free zone to the Customs General Prosecution «according to law and without negligence.
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Former PM gave instructions to follow up on law-violating tobacco companies: Official Letter

AMMONNEWS - An official letter revealed that former Prime Minister Hani Mulki gave instructions to follow up on referring law-violating tobacco companies in the Zarqa free zone to the Customs General Prosecution «according to law and without negligence.»The letter directed by former Finance Mini

King sends cable to Iran on national day

AMMONNEWS - His Majesty King Abdullah has sent a cable to Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on the occasion of his country’s national day.In the cable, King Abdullah expressed well wishes to President Rouhani, wishing the people of Iran further prosperity an
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King sends cable to Iran on national day

AMMONNEWS - His Majesty King Abdullah has sent a cable to Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on the occasion of his country’s national day.In the cable, King Abdullah expressed well wishes to President Rouhani, wishing the people of Iran further prosperity and progress.

Israel warns Iran that its missiles can travel ‘very far’

AMMONNEWS - Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu warned Iran Tuesday that Israeli missiles can travel “very far”, on the eve of a conference in Poland about peace and security in the Middle East.Speaking during a visit to a naval base in the northern port o
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Israel warns Iran that its missiles can travel ‘very far’

AMMONNEWS - Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu warned Iran Tuesday that Israeli missiles can travel “very far”, on the eve of a conference in Poland about peace and security in the Middle East.Speaking during a visit to a naval base in the northern port of Haifa, Netanyahu said: “The missiles you

Rise in temps forecast for two days, cold front Thursday

AMMONNEWS - A slight rise in temperatures is forecast Tuesday, but it will remain relatively cold in the hilly areas and the Palins, while it be fair in the Jordan valley and the Dead sea, the Jordan Meteorological Department (JMD) said.Daytime temperatures e
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Rise in temps forecast for two days, cold front Thursday

AMMONNEWS - A slight rise in temperatures is forecast Tuesday, but it will remain relatively cold in the hilly areas and the Palins, while it be fair in the Jordan valley and the Dead sea, the Jordan Meteorological Department (JMD) said.Daytime temperatures expected for today in Amman and in the

Initial registration for Hajj ends February 17, ministry says

AMMONNEWS - Initial registration period for Hajj (the greater Muslim pilgrimage to Mecca) will end on February 17, 10 pm, the Ministry of Awqaf and Islamic Affairs announced Tuesday.The ministry's spokesperson Hussam Al-Hiyari told Petra that the number of Jo
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Initial registration for Hajj ends February 17, ministry says

AMMONNEWS - Initial registration period for Hajj (the greater Muslim pilgrimage to Mecca) will end on February 17, 10 pm, the Ministry of Awqaf and Islamic Affairs announced Tuesday.The ministry's spokesperson Hussam Al-Hiyari told Petra that the number of Jordanians applied for Hajj until Tuesd

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