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Netanyahu warns Hamas after deadly West Bank attacks

AMMONNEWS - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Sunday he had issued a warning to Hamas after recent deadly attacks in the occupied West Bank, including two shootings claimed by the Palestinian faction.Netanyahu referred to a controversial Gaza cea
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Netanyahu warns Hamas after deadly West Bank attacks

AMMONNEWS - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Sunday he had issued a warning to Hamas after recent deadly attacks in the occupied West Bank, including two shootings claimed by the Palestinian faction.Netanyahu referred to a controversial Gaza ceasefire in November that ended the wor

King, Turkish President discuss ties, regional developments

AMMONNEWS - His Majesty King Abdullah II and Turkish President, Recep Tayyip Ardogan, on Monday discussed bilateral relations and current regional developments over the telephone.
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King, Turkish President discuss ties, regional developments

AMMONNEWS - His Majesty King Abdullah II and Turkish President, Recep Tayyip Ardogan, on Monday discussed bilateral relations and current regional developments over the telephone.

EU adopts new projects to support Syrian refugees in Jordan, Iraq, Turkey

AMMONNEWS - The EU Trust Fund adopted projects worth €122 million to support access to education and basic health care for Syrian refugees and vulnerable local communities in Jordan, to provide livelihood opportunities in Turkey and make available critical
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EU adopts new projects to support Syrian refugees in Jordan, Iraq, Turkey

AMMONNEWS - The EU Trust Fund adopted projects worth €122 million to support access to education and basic health care for Syrian refugees and vulnerable local communities in Jordan, to provide livelihood opportunities in Turkey and make available critical health care services in Iraq.The Trust

Public holiday announced for Christmas, New Year

AMMONNEWS - All ministries, government departments and public institutions will observe holidays on Tuesday December 25 and January 1, marking Christmas and the New Year, Prime Minister Omar Razzaz announced on Monday.
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Public holiday announced for Christmas, New Year

AMMONNEWS - All ministries, government departments and public institutions will observe holidays on Tuesday December 25 and January 1, marking Christmas and the New Year, Prime Minister Omar Razzaz announced on Monday.

Royal efforts leads to repatriate fugitive Awni Mutee

AMMONNEWS - Following orders of His Majesty King Abdullah and his diligent follow-up, the government and security agencies managed to repatriate the main suspect in the «tobacco case» Awni Mutee, through continuing monitoring, communication and co
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Royal efforts leads to repatriate fugitive Awni Mutee

AMMONNEWS - Following orders of His Majesty King Abdullah and his diligent follow-up, the government and security agencies managed to repatriate the main suspect in the «tobacco case» Awni Mutee, through continuing monitoring, communication and coordination with concerned Turkish authorities.Min

King holds talks with Bulgarian President

AMMONNEWS - His Majesty King Abdullah II and Bulgarian President, Rumen Radev, on Sunday agreed to enhance bilateral cooperation on economy, trade, investment, education and tourism levels; and to make use of the strategic geographic locations of both countri
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King holds talks with Bulgarian President

AMMONNEWS - His Majesty King Abdullah II and Bulgarian President, Rumen Radev, on Sunday agreed to enhance bilateral cooperation on economy, trade, investment, education and tourism levels; and to make use of the strategic geographic locations of both countries to enter global markets. During th

Queen Rania lights christmas tree in Fuheis

AMMONNEWS - Her Majesty Queen Rania Al Abdullah joined residents of Fuheis on Sunday for the lighting of the Christmas tree at Qanater Ampitheatre, where she expressed her warm wishes for Jordanians during the holiday season and the coming year."May God brin
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Queen Rania lights christmas tree in Fuheis

AMMONNEWS - Her Majesty Queen Rania Al Abdullah joined residents of Fuheis on Sunday for the lighting of the Christmas tree at Qanater Ampitheatre, where she expressed her warm wishes for Jordanians during the holiday season and the coming year."May God bring you lasting love and serenity as you

PM launches «Bekhedmetkon» platform to deal with citizens' complaints

AMMONNEWS - Prime Minister, Omar Razzaz, on Sunday launched «Bekhedmetkon» or «At Your Service» platform that allows the citizen to inform the government on any questions and suggestions, and submit complaints and report any malpractic
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PM launches «Bekhedmetkon» platform to deal with citizens' complaints

AMMONNEWS - Prime Minister, Omar Razzaz, on Sunday launched «Bekhedmetkon» or «At Your Service» platform that allows the citizen to inform the government on any questions and suggestions, and submit complaints and report any malpractices."Today, we are launching a new service that is central to

Sudan’s Omar al-Bashir arrives in Damascus on official visit

AMMONNEWS - Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir arrived in the Syrian capital Damascus on Sunday, the first such visit by an Arab leader since the start of the Syrian conflict, Syrian state media said.President Bashar al Assad welcomed him at the airport, offic
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Sudan’s Omar al-Bashir arrives in Damascus on official visit

AMMONNEWS - Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir arrived in the Syrian capital Damascus on Sunday, the first such visit by an Arab leader since the start of the Syrian conflict, Syrian state media said.President Bashar al Assad welcomed him at the airport, official photos showed.Many Arab count

Cloudy weather with showers forecast today

AMMONNEWS - The Kingdom will be affected by weak unstable weather conditions on Sunday, creating partly cloudy skies in the eastern parts of the Kingdom with a chance for scattered rain at times across the country, according to Jordan Meteorological Departmen
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Cloudy weather with showers forecast today

AMMONNEWS - The Kingdom will be affected by weak unstable weather conditions on Sunday, creating partly cloudy skies in the eastern parts of the Kingdom with a chance for scattered rain at times across the country, according to Jordan Meteorological Department (JMD).Heavy rain accompanied by thu

Israel says it uncovered 4th Hezbollah tunnel from Lebanon

AMMONNEWS - Israel’s army said Sunday it has uncovered another Hezbollah “attack tunnel” leading from Lebanon into north Israel, the fourth since it started a search-and-destroy operation this month.Israel says the Iranian-backed Shiite militant group h
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Israel says it uncovered 4th Hezbollah tunnel from Lebanon

AMMONNEWS - Israel’s army said Sunday it has uncovered another Hezbollah “attack tunnel” leading from Lebanon into north Israel, the fourth since it started a search-and-destroy operation this month.Israel says the Iranian-backed Shiite militant group has dug the infiltration tunnels for use in

ASE starts trading on higher note

AMMONNEWS - The Amman Stock Exchange (ASE) opened trading on Sunday with a rise to 1,834 points compared to 1,829 points of last session closure, according to market sources. The market index fluctuated between 1,829 points and 1,837 points in the first 15 mi
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ASE starts trading on higher note

AMMONNEWS - The Amman Stock Exchange (ASE) opened trading on Sunday with a rise to 1,834 points compared to 1,829 points of last session closure, according to market sources. The market index fluctuated between 1,829 points and 1,837 points in the first 15 minutes of today's session with a tradi

Government sets conditions on UAE initiative to pay off debts of 1,700 Jordanian women

AMMONNEWS - The Jordanian government, represented by the Ministry of Social Development, has set conditions on the UAE initiative to pay off the debts of 1,700 Jordanian women. A committee has been set up for this purpose, including a team from the Ministry o
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Government sets conditions on UAE initiative to pay off debts of 1,700 Jordanian women

AMMONNEWS - The Jordanian government, represented by the Ministry of Social Development, has set conditions on the UAE initiative to pay off the debts of 1,700 Jordanian women. A committee has been set up for this purpose, including a team from the Ministry of Justice and Public Security ,Roya Publi

Jordan condemns Australia's recognition of West Jerusalem as Israel's capital

AMMONNEWS - The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates on Saturday denounced Australia's decision to recognize West Jerusalem as the capital of Israel."Jerusalem is a final status issue whose fate is determined through direct negotiations in accordance w
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Jordan condemns Australia's recognition of West Jerusalem as Israel's capital

AMMONNEWS - The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates on Saturday denounced Australia's decision to recognize West Jerusalem as the capital of Israel."Jerusalem is a final status issue whose fate is determined through direct negotiations in accordance with international legitimacy resoluti

Economic team discusses propping up pharmaceutical industry

AMMONNEWS - The ministerial economic team, chaired by Prime Minister Omar Razzaz, on Saturday held a meeting with the Jordanian Association of Pharmaceutical Manufacturers to discuss enhancing the sector's contribution to the national economy and achieving ph
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Economic team discusses propping up pharmaceutical industry

AMMONNEWS - The ministerial economic team, chaired by Prime Minister Omar Razzaz, on Saturday held a meeting with the Jordanian Association of Pharmaceutical Manufacturers to discuss enhancing the sector's contribution to the national economy and achieving pharmaceutical security.The Prime Minis

Trump says Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke leaving administration

AMMONNEWS - Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke, who is facing federal investigations into his travel, political activity and potential conflicts of interest, will leave the administration at year’s end, President Donald Trump said Saturday.Trump, in tweeting Zin
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Trump says Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke leaving administration

AMMONNEWS - Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke, who is facing federal investigations into his travel, political activity and potential conflicts of interest, will leave the administration at year’s end, President Donald Trump said Saturday.Trump, in tweeting Zinke’s departure, said the former Montana

Relatively cold weather, rain expected over next two days

AMMONNEWS - Relatively cold conditions will prevail in most regions on Saturday, but it will be fair in the Jordan Valley and the Dead Sea with partly cloudy skies and south easterly moderate to brisk winds, according to Jordan Meteorological Department (JMD)
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Relatively cold weather, rain expected over next two days

AMMONNEWS - Relatively cold conditions will prevail in most regions on Saturday, but it will be fair in the Jordan Valley and the Dead Sea with partly cloudy skies and south easterly moderate to brisk winds, according to Jordan Meteorological Department (JMD).A slight drop in temperatures is exp

Jordan signs international agreement to improve aviation safety

AMMONNEWS - The Jordan Civil Aviation Regulatory Commission (CARC) IATA and the International Air Transport Association (IATA) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to partner for the improvement of aviation safety.The MoU focuses on the exchange of info
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Jordan signs international agreement to improve aviation safety

AMMONNEWS - The Jordan Civil Aviation Regulatory Commission (CARC) IATA and the International Air Transport Association (IATA) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to partner for the improvement of aviation safety.The MoU focuses on the exchange of information, expertise, best practices an

Japan considers $300 million loan to Jordan

AMMONNEWS - The Director of the International Press Division of the Japanese Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Natsuko Sakata, said on Friday December 14, 2018, that Japan is considering a loan Jordan $300 million.Sakata stated the importance of the vital and pivo
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Japan considers $300 million loan to Jordan

AMMONNEWS - The Director of the International Press Division of the Japanese Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Natsuko Sakata, said on Friday December 14, 2018, that Japan is considering a loan Jordan $300 million.Sakata stated the importance of the vital and pivotal role that Jordan plays to achieve

Australia formally recognizes West Jerusalem as Israel’s capital

AMMONNEWS - Australia formally recognizes West Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, reversing decades of Middle East policy, but will not move its embassy there immediately, Prime Minister Scott Morrison said on Saturday.“Australia now recognizes West Jerusalem
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Australia formally recognizes West Jerusalem as Israel’s capital

AMMONNEWS - Australia formally recognizes West Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, reversing decades of Middle East policy, but will not move its embassy there immediately, Prime Minister Scott Morrison said on Saturday.“Australia now recognizes West Jerusalem, being the seat of the Knesset and many

Syrian refugees in Turkey, Jordan and Lebanon can add value to local economies

AMMONNEWS - Syrian refugees in Turkey, Jordan and Lebanon could better contribute to local economies if they were trained for middle-skill jobs and were able to relocate to areas with manufacturing firms that need trained workers, according to a new RAND Corp
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Syrian refugees in Turkey, Jordan and Lebanon can add value to local economies

AMMONNEWS - Syrian refugees in Turkey, Jordan and Lebanon could better contribute to local economies if they were trained for middle-skill jobs and were able to relocate to areas with manufacturing firms that need trained workers, according to a new RAND Corporation report.Refugees, as well as c

King directs Gov't to issue general pardon law

AMMONNEWS - His Majesty King Abdullah II on Thursday directed the government to issue a general pardon law according to the Constitution, in a way that would mitigate challenges and pressures facing citizens.The King stressed that the amnesty bill should main
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King directs Gov't to issue general pardon law

AMMONNEWS - His Majesty King Abdullah II on Thursday directed the government to issue a general pardon law according to the Constitution, in a way that would mitigate challenges and pressures facing citizens.The King stressed that the amnesty bill should maintain the rule of law, in a manner tha

Gov't aware of Jordan's general situation

AMMONNEWS - Minister of State for Media Affairs, Jumana Ghunaimat, stressed that the Jordanian state is fully aware of the Kingdom's general situation, and realizes the economic challenges facing the country and the pessimistic public mood.The state, the mini
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Gov't aware of Jordan's general situation

AMMONNEWS - Minister of State for Media Affairs, Jumana Ghunaimat, stressed that the Jordanian state is fully aware of the Kingdom's general situation, and realizes the economic challenges facing the country and the pessimistic public mood.The state, the minister said in a press conference at th

Jordanians protest near 4th Circle

AMMONNEWS - Many of Jordanians protest near 4th Circle and taking place in the area close to Jordan Hospital on Thursday evening .Protesters have been holding sporadic demonstrations for the past two weeks.The General Directorate of Gendarmerie (Darak) Force
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Jordanians protest near 4th Circle

AMMONNEWS - Many of Jordanians protest near 4th Circle and taking place in the area close to Jordan Hospital on Thursday evening .Protesters have been holding sporadic demonstrations for the past two weeks.The General Directorate of Gendarmerie (Darak) Forces have been heavily deployed at th

Five PSD personnel injured including policewoman

AMMONNEWS - Five policemen were injured, including a policewoman, during a protest near the Fourth Circle on Thursday, a security source told Petra.The security source added that the incident caused by protesters who attempted to rush to the main road at the
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Five PSD personnel injured including policewoman

AMMONNEWS - Five policemen were injured, including a policewoman, during a protest near the Fourth Circle on Thursday, a security source told Petra.The security source added that the incident caused by protesters who attempted to rush to the main road at the Fourth Circle area.

PSD warns against closing main road

AMMONNEWS - Youth, activists and partisans organized a rally near the Fourth Circle area to call for economic and political reforms that improve living conditions of citizens.The protesters also called for creating job opportunities for youth, revisiting sale
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PSD warns against closing main road

AMMONNEWS - Youth, activists and partisans organized a rally near the Fourth Circle area to call for economic and political reforms that improve living conditions of citizens.The protesters also called for creating job opportunities for youth, revisiting sales tax, election and parties laws.

Cold conditions forecast Thursday, warmer over weekend

AMMONNEWS - Cold and partly cloudy weather is expected to prevail Thursday in most parts of the country with a chance for scattered showers in the western regions and north-westerly moderate winds, the Jordan Meteorological Department (JMD) said in its daily
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Cold conditions forecast Thursday, warmer over weekend

AMMONNEWS - Cold and partly cloudy weather is expected to prevail Thursday in most parts of the country with a chance for scattered showers in the western regions and north-westerly moderate winds, the Jordan Meteorological Department (JMD) said in its daily brief. Daytime temperatures expected

West Bank shootings kill three Palestinians, two Israelis

AMMONNEWS - At least two Israelis have been killed and two injured in a shooting in the occupied West Bank, after Israeli forces killed three Palestinians in separate operations early on Thursday.Israel's army said on Twitter that "a Palestinian opened fire a
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West Bank shootings kill three Palestinians, two Israelis

AMMONNEWS - At least two Israelis have been killed and two injured in a shooting in the occupied West Bank, after Israeli forces killed three Palestinians in separate operations early on Thursday.Israel's army said on Twitter that "a Palestinian opened fire at a bus stop killing 2 Israelis, seve

ERC Pays Debt Of Over 500 Women In Jordan

AMMONNEWS - Upon the directives of H.H. Sheikh Hamdan bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Ruler's Representative in Al Dhafra Region and Chairman of the Emirates Red Crescent, ERC, the ERC paid the debts of over 500 women in Jordan, who are facing judicial sentences due to
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ERC Pays Debt Of Over 500 Women In Jordan

AMMONNEWS - Upon the directives of H.H. Sheikh Hamdan bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Ruler's Representative in Al Dhafra Region and Chairman of the Emirates Red Crescent, ERC, the ERC paid the debts of over 500 women in Jordan, who are facing judicial sentences due to their inability to pay their debts.Th

King meets prime minister of Belgium

AMMONNEWS - His Majesty King Abdullah II on Wednesday held talks with the Prime Minister of Belgium, Charles Michel, who stressed his country's keenness on supporting Jordan in its efforts to achieve security and stability in the region.His Majesty and Belgia
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King meets prime minister of Belgium

AMMONNEWS - His Majesty King Abdullah II on Wednesday held talks with the Prime Minister of Belgium, Charles Michel, who stressed his country's keenness on supporting Jordan in its efforts to achieve security and stability in the region.His Majesty and Belgian premier agreed to develop cooperati

Razzaz : Our economic model must focus on differential advantages

AMMONNEWS - Prime Minister, Omar Razzaz, said that the economic model we aspire to achieve should focus on the Jordanian economy differential advantages especially focusing on entrepreneurship and exports. During a conference on small and medium-sized enterpr
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Razzaz : Our economic model must focus on differential advantages

AMMONNEWS - Prime Minister, Omar Razzaz, said that the economic model we aspire to achieve should focus on the Jordanian economy differential advantages especially focusing on entrepreneurship and exports. During a conference on small and medium-sized enterprises, which was organized by the Econ

Senate President rejects offending religions

AMMONNEWS - Senate President, Faisal al-Fayez, on Wednesday utterly rejected any contempt to religions; their symbols and followers.In a statement isuued Wednesday, Al-Fayez said "Religions call for good faith and demeanor, and so, any attempt to offend relig
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Senate President rejects offending religions

AMMONNEWS - Senate President, Faisal al-Fayez, on Wednesday utterly rejected any contempt to religions; their symbols and followers.In a statement isuued Wednesday, Al-Fayez said "Religions call for good faith and demeanor, and so, any attempt to offend religions; their symbols or followers are

NATO Secretary-General, members laud Jordan's role

AMMONNEWS - NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg stressed the need to strengthen cooperation with Jordan as a cornerstone for regional security.In a meeting with His Majesty King Abdullah in the NATO Headquarters in Brussels on Wednesday, Stoltenberg and m
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NATO Secretary-General, members laud Jordan's role

AMMONNEWS - NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg stressed the need to strengthen cooperation with Jordan as a cornerstone for regional security.In a meeting with His Majesty King Abdullah in the NATO Headquarters in Brussels on Wednesday, Stoltenberg and members of the Alliance, said on Jorda

Depression to take affect starting Wednesday

AMMONNEWS - A depression centered over Turkey, will start affecting the Kingdom on Wednesday, bringing partly cloudy to cloudy weather with scattered rain in the northern and central regions with southwesterly moderate winds, the Jordan Meteorological Departm
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Depression to take affect starting Wednesday

AMMONNEWS - A depression centered over Turkey, will start affecting the Kingdom on Wednesday, bringing partly cloudy to cloudy weather with scattered rain in the northern and central regions with southwesterly moderate winds, the Jordan Meteorological Department (JMD) said.On Thursday, another d

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