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By Editorial - Jan 02,2021
The world welcomed a much-awaited New Year with high hopes after enduring a debilitating year of pandemic that claimed the lives of at least 1.7 million people, crippled the global economy and left millions jobless.Jordan ushered in the New Year under the lockdown imposed on Frid
By Editorial - Dec 12,2020
In his Speech from the Throne during the inauguration of the 19th Parliament’s non-ordinary session, His Majesty King Abdullah delineated Jordan's top national priorities amid the current economic challenges and efforts to address the consequences of the coronavirus crisis.The Pa
By Editorial - Nov 30,2020
His Majesty King Abdullah held a meeting on Sunday with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas in Aqaba, attended by HRH Crown Prince Hussein.During the meeting, held within the framework of ongoing Jordanian-Palestinian coordination and consultation, His Majesty reaffirmed Jordan’s
By Editorial - Nov 11,2020
In spite of the unprecedented situation caused by the coronavirus pandemic, Jordanians on Tuesday flocked to cast their ballots in the parliamentary elections, fulfilling a constitutional requirement to elect members of the 19th Lower House of Parliament.It is hoped that the new
By Editorial - Oct 11,2020
His Majesty King Abdullah could not be any clearer when he outlined the key priorities, objectives and issues on the agenda of the new government headed by Prime Minister Bisher Khasawneh.In his Letter of Designation, the King stressed that citizens’ health and well-being have an
By Editorial - Sep 28,2020
On Sunday, two Royal Decrees were issued dissolving the Lower House and the Senate as of September 27, 2020.
By Editorial - Sep 14,2020
His Majesty King Abdullah has underscored the global nature of the challenges posed by the coronavirus, noting that it is also an opportunity to promote self-reliance and develop local industries.During a recent meeting with key figures from a number of governorates at Al Hussein
By Editorial - Sep 02,2020
Around 2.145 million students across the Kingdom returned to school on Tuesday at the start of the 2020/2021 academic year amid a set of new health measures put in place to curb the spread of the coronavirus among pupils.The reopening of schools was met with relief by parents and
By Editorial - Aug 12,2020
As global coronavirus cases have surpassed the grim milestone of 20 million and the worldwide death toll exceeded 700,000, rumours and conspiracy theories related to the deadly virus are still doing the rounds on social media, with some even questioning the existence of a pandemi
By Editorial - Aug 06,2020
Jordan has swiftly offered support and voiced solidarity with Lebanon in the aftermath of a mammoth explosion in the capital Beirut that claimed at least 135 lives and injured 5,000 others.Among the first world leaders to respond, His Majesty King Abdullah directed the army to di



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