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By Editorial - Jan 19,2017
Today, Donald Trump is inaugurated as the 45th US president, and with him dawns a new era in US relations with the international community.In the US’ immediate neighbourhood, Trump promised to build a wall to separate his country from Mexico, for which he wants to make Mexicans p
By Editorial - Jan 18,2017
The Astana peace talks brokered by Russia and Turkey appear to be in precarious position due to the fact that the ceasefire between Damascus and the rebel forces, painstakingly brokered by Moscow and Ankara, is often violated.As such, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said T
By Editorial - Jan 17,2017
At a time when many thought that the so-called honour crimes were a thing of the past, not so distant, admittedly, the new year brought the terrifying news that a 25-year-old man stabbed his sister to death in the name of “family honour”.The premeditated crime took place in broad
By Editorial - Jan 16,2017
The Paris Middle East peace conference ended on Monday with a reaffirmation of the fact that only the two-state solution can put a stop to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and a warning to both sides against taking “unilateral” steps that could “ prejudge the outcome of negotiati
By Editorial - Jan 15,2017
In order to be able to deal more efficiently with the Syrian refugees and the repercussions of the Syrian crisis on the Kingdom, the government and the international community on Thursday endorsed the $7.6-billion three-year Jordan Response Platform (JRP) for the Syria Crisis.The
By Editorial - Jan 14,2017
Syrian President Bashar Assad was recently quoted by the Syrian state news agency SANA as having told French media, following a visit by French MPs to the liberated Aleppo, that he was “ready to discuss anything” at the projected peace conference in the Kazakh capital Astana.His
By Editorial - Jan 12,2017
His Majesty King Abdullah said that the government should reconsider the proposed corrective economic measures and seek alternative avenues for the proposed financial reforms in order to protect low- and middle-income earners, particularly in view of the current economic situatio
By Editorial - Jan 11,2017
In another display of lack of real coordination among Cabinet ministers, the finance minister last Sunday said prices of fuel derivatives and gas cylinders will be raised — in the case of the latter quite steeply — while the prime minister asserted that “we cannot increase the pr
By Editorial - Jan 10,2017
The visit of Prime Minister Hani Mulki and the accompanying delegation to Baghdad for talks with his Iraqi counterpart Haider Al Abadi and senior Iraqi officials on Monday contributes to opening new vistas for cooperation between the two countries.During a press conference at the
By Editorial - Jan 09,2017
On January 8, Jordan marked the Arab Day for the Eradication of Illiteracy.



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