AMMAN — The Kingdom’s dams currently hold 17 per cent of their total capacity, or 55 million cubic metres, according to the Jordan Valley Authority Secretary General Saad Abu Hammour.
Foreign Minister Nasser Judeh on Sunday tweeted that while His Majesty King Abdullah was in Riyadh on Saturday, he got out of his car to wait for the other cars carrying the accompanying delegation to offer condolences over the death of Saudi King Abdullah Bin Abdulaziz.More...
More foreign leaders flocked to Saudi Arabia paying their respects to King Salman Sunday, as the normally gridlocked streets of Riyadh turned quiet on a day of mourning for his predecessor King Abdullah.More...
US President Barack Obama vowed Sunday to ramp up pressure on Russia after a rocket barrage blamed on Kremlin-backed Ukrainian rebels killed 30 and threatened to open new front in the war.More...
With oil prices tumbling and ageing equipment making extraction ever more expensive, Britain's North Sea oilfields face a struggle for survival, threatening a vital source of income and energy.More...
The U-19 football team has started a local training camp in preparation for the qualifiers for the AFC U-19 Championship in 2016.More...
Vo Van Duong’s bamboo and coconut leaf house looks much like others deep in Vietnam’s Mekong Delta. But unlike them, his seemingly simple abode is designed to withstand typhoons, flooding and earthquakes — and at a cost of less than $4,000 could herald a new wave of cheap, sustainable housing.More...
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