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By Editorial - Aug 25,2015
His Majesty King Abdullah commended the “advanced level” of performance of the judicial authority, stressing that he fully supports the judiciary and its independence.Upon receiving the annual report of the Judicial Council for 2014, on Monday, presented to him by the council pre
By Editorial - Aug 24,2015
The Gas Stations Owners Association predicts a 10-12 per cent drop in fuel prices next month, reflecting the sharp drop in the price of Brent crude, which is now hovering at about $40 a barrel on the world market.International markets forecast even lower prices for fuel in the up
By Editorial - Aug 23,2015
Prime Minister Abdullah Ensour responded positively, expeditiously and effectively to the most recent report of the National Centre for Human Rights on the human rights situation in Jordan by forming an inter-ministerial committee to examine the report and its recommendations, an
By Editorial - Aug 22,2015
His Royal Highness Crown Prince Hussein presided over the the Global Forum on Youth, Peace and Security,” held Friday and Saturday at King’s Academy in Madaba, reminding the international community that the “future lies in the hands of the young” and every effort must be made to
By Editorial - Aug 20,2015
His Majesty King Abdullah met Wednesday with members of the government’s economic team and other concerned officials to impress, once again, the sense of urgency that he attaches to the continuing efforts to improve the investment climate in the country for both nationals and for
By Editorial - Aug 19,2015
The Greater Amman Municipality’s push for beautifying the capital is continuing unabated, a move that is welcome and should be supported by all citizens.A June initiative, followed up on more recently and supposed to continue for as long as it takes to complete the job, concerns
By Editorial - Aug 18,2015
Iraqi Prime Minister Haider Al Abadi is putting his and his country’s political future on the line by sponsoring and pushing for a parliamentary and judicial move to hold former prime minister Nouri Al Maliki and dozens of top officials accountable for the loss of the Iraqi city
By Editorial - Aug 17,2015
His Majesty King Abdullah expressed “pride and satisfaction” with the human rights situation in the country upon receiving, on Sunday, the annual report of the National Centre for Human Rights for 2014 from the centre’s president.The King also called for the full cooperation of a
By Editorial - Aug 16,2015
It was no slip of the tongue when retiring US Army Chief-of-Staff Raymond Odierno said at his last Pentagon press conference that “partitioning Iraq” could happen and that “it might be the only solution” in view of the way things are going in this Arab country.The general is no n
By Editorial - Aug 15,2015
Much hope was pinned on the meeting between Saudi Foreign Minister Adel Al Jubeir and his Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov in Moscow last Tuesday to break the deadlock in the search for a solution to the Syrian conflict. However, the two sides have diametrically opposing vi



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