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By Ahmad Y. Majdoubeh - Jan 23,2020
His Majesty King Abdullah's passionate address to the European Parliament on January 15 was delivered with the aim of conveying several timely messages.A most urgent one, in my opinion, is the appeal for Europeans to act.Act on what?Act on two crucial issues, and on two fronts.Th
By Ahmad Y. Majdoubeh - Jan 09,2020
During the first half of the past century, and in some cases even earlier, the Arab world was plagued with colonisation, when most Arab countries were physically occupied by major European powers, primarily France, Britain and Italy.Luckily, and after a great deal of resistance,
By Ahmad Y. Majdoubeh - Dec 26,2019
The more you read and the more you talk to people in our society about major challenges facing them in their line of work, the more convinced you become that they are more or less the same challenges.Such challenges cannot all be addressed here, but here are the four fundamental
By Ahmad Y. Majdoubeh - Dec 12,2019
In the news, we read a report about the US House of Representatives passing a resolution "breaking with Trump on Israel policy".The details tell us that the resolution backs "a two-state solution to the conflict between Israel and the Palestinians, following initiatives from US P
By Ahmad Y. Majdoubeh - Nov 28,2019
From King Abdullah I to King Abdullah II, Jordan has always been a staunch advocate for coexistence and peace.Throughout his years as Emir and King from 1921 to 1951, the founder of modern Jordan, Abdullah I, devoted a great deal of his time and effort to trying to resolve the Ar
By Ahmad Y. Majdoubeh - Nov 14,2019
Several things happen in Amman, as it being the capital and the centre of many attractions. But two major things, among others, are happening to it at the moment.The first is population expansion at an accelerated pace.
By Ahmad Y. Majdoubeh - Oct 31,2019
Over the past couple of decades in particular, our world has undergone dramatic changes.Globalisation, the information and technology revolution, postmodernism, late capitalism, multiculturalism, the so-called "new world order", etc.
By Ahmad Y. Majdoubeh - Oct 19,2019
It has become crystal clear throughout centuries of tragic experiences that wars do not solve problems, unlike what some may claim.Throughout human history, wars have been costly and destructive.
By Ahmad Y. Majdoubeh - Oct 05,2019
All of us would have preferred for the government and the Jordan Teachers Association (JTA) to reach an agreement regarding teachers' pay before the start of the school year so that our students would have been able to start the year on time.This was not possible, and learning fo
By Ahmad Y. Majdoubeh - Sep 19,2019
The current standoff between the Teachers' Union, demanding a prompt raise for all teachers in public schools, and the Ministry of Education, tying the raise to improvement of performance over time, has generated a lot of interest and attention from the public.Naturally, most peo

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