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By Editorial - Jan 14,2015
The attack against the Charlie Hebdo magazine in Paris last week, which left 12 people dead, is deplorable by all means.
By Editorial - Jan 13,2015
It took attacks on the French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo and on a grocery store in Paris, which claimed the lives of 17 people last week, to jolt the international community into actions against violent extremism. The Paris rally of “defiance and sorrow” that t
By Editorial - Jan 12,2015
It can be said that authorities have done well during the snowstorm dubbed Huda which, over the past days, brought badly needed precipitation to the water-starved country. The government was wise to declare five days of holiday to avoid unnecessary accidents/incidents due to the
By Editorial - Jan 11,2015
Their Majesties King Abdullah and Queen Rania took part in a rally in Paris on Sunday to show solidarity with France in the face of terrorism, following last week’s heinous attack on the office of the satirical weekly Charlie Hebdo, which left 12 people dead. Scores of wor
By Editorial - Jan 10,2015
The attack on the French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo, which left 12 people dead, deserves to be condemned in the strongest possible terms. The attack did not intend to only intimidate journalists, to stop them from expressing their feelings freely, but also to assault the c
By Editorial - Jan 06,2015
In a recent meeting with the president of the Senate and the heads of Senate committees, His Majesty King Abdullah stressed that Jordan is facing both domestic and regional challenges that have to be confronted in a “balanced and simultaneous manner”. The two fronts
By Editorial - Jan 05,2015
Several lawmakers are calling on the government to go back on its decision to hike electricity tariffs by 15 per cent, starting this January, since the price of oil dropped by about 50 per cent. The energy minister says that the pricing mechanism for electricity has already been
By Editorial - Jan 03,2015
The Palestinian Authority Friday applied for membership in the International Criminal Court, just after a resolution it submitted at the UN Security Council, setting a three-year deadline for the establishment of a Palestinian state on land occupied by Israel, was defeated. This
By Editorial - Dec 31,2014
The defeat yesterday at the UN Security Council of the draft Arab resolution calling for a one-year timeframe for concluding peace talks between Israel and the Palestinians and an end to the Israeli occupation by 2017 is clearly a defeat of the efforts to settle the Israeli-Pales
By Editorial - Dec 30,2014
Arab delegations to the UN on Monday endorsed a Palestinian proposal to reach a peace deal with Israel within a year and end the Israeli occupation of Palestinian territories by late 2017. The draft resolution departed from the traditional position on Jerusalem, which used to be



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