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By Editorial - Sep 06,2015
Royal family members are entitled to express their personal views like any Jordanian citizen.People in the country and abroad have to realise this fact, and it was in this context that the Royal Court issued a statement on Saturday clarifying the issue.At the present time, almost
By Editorial - Sep 05,2015
The UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) issued a new warning in a recent report on the impact of conflicts on the education in six countries and territories in the Middle East, announcing that more than 13 million children are being denied even basic education and that the hopes of a gen
By Editorial - Sep 03,2015
According to a recent UN report prepared by the UN Conference on Trade and Development, at the rate things are going, Gaza could become “uninhabitable” and “unlivable” within five years.“The social, health and security-related ramifications of the high population density and over
By Editorial - Sep 02,2015
Prime Minister Abdullah Ensour unveiled the new elections law on Monday, announcing that the controversial one-man, one-vote system, used for decades, has been abolished, replaced by an at-large voting system whereby all candidates can run for Parliament on one large multi-member
By Editorial - Sep 01,2015
Jordan ranks first among Arab countries and 78th  globally in the Human Freedom Index for this year, according to a report issued by the US-based Cato Institute, Canada’s Fraser Institute and Germany’s Liberales Institut at the Friedrich Naumann  Foundation for Freedom.
By Editorial - Aug 31,2015
The migrant crisis arching the Middle East, Africa and Europe has been described as the worst since World War II; nearly 300,000 people from Africa and the Middle East crossed sea and land into Europe this year alone.Thousands perished during the arduous trek in search of safety
By Editorial - Aug 30,2015
The new scholastic year is just about to begin; it is the time of the year when one is reminded that there are still things to be done, both by the government and by the public, to make this a more successful school year than the previous.His Majesty King Abdullah personally inte
By Editorial - Aug 29,2015
Tougher penalties are now being served to individuals found guilty of practising “festive firing”, a move that should have been made long ago to stem a custom that is annoying at its best and outright deadly at its worst.Used mainly to celebrate weddings and graduations, festive
By Editorial - Aug 27,2015
His Majesty King Abdullah concluded a three-day visit to Moscow, where he held talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin.The discussions touched on a range of local, as well as pressing regional and international issues, on which there was a broad meeting of the minds.At bilate
By Editorial - Aug 26,2015
True to its image and reputation as an evil faction whose cruelty to mankind has no limits, Daesh was reported to have destroyed a Roman-era temple in the ancient Syrian city of Palmyra.The UN cultural agency UNESCO called the act a war crime.Having stood the test of time for ove



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