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By Editorial - May 24,2015
Jordan today celebrates its 69th Independence Day anniversary, at a time the region passes through one of the most critical periods in its history.Regional developments certainly pose grave challenges and burdens to Jordan, but they have also tested and proved its resilience, as
By Editorial - May 23,2015
His Majesty King Abdullah’s interview on CNN, on the sidelines of the World Economic Forum, highlighted a number of challenges facing Jordan and the country’s determination to face them.A major concern for the Kingdom, as well as for the Middle East, which has “the largest youth
By Editorial - May 22,2015
There is more to the Middle East than stories of war, death, destruction, extremism and despair.The World Economic Forum, convened at the Dead Sea, showcases a picture different from those shown by the global media every day, and attempts to give hope for a better future to the i
By Editorial - May 22,2015
The World Economic Forum, which starts today under the patronage of His Majesty King Abdullah on the Dead Sea shores, is conducted under the theme “Creating regional framework for prosperity and peace through public-private cooperation”.In view of the security and macro-economic
By Editorial - May 20,2015
The government announced that it has no intention to increase the price of bread, a basic staple for the majority of people in Jordan, and rightly so.
By Editorial - May 19,2015
The fact that Jordan was chosen to host the World Economic Forum, which starts on May 21, for the ninth time is testament to the Kingdom’s ability to withstand regional turmoil and the fires raging in many parts of the Middle East, and push on with its economic and politica
By Editorial - May 18,2015
Sunday’s shake-up in the state security system, culminating in the resignation of the minister of interior, Hussein Majali, and the retirement of the directors of the Public Security Department and Gendarmerie may appear sudden, but must have been in the pipeline for some t
By Editorial - May 17,2015
Prime Minister Abdullah Ensour rightly stated that providing education to Syrian refugee children is Jordan’s “moral and legal” duty. The prime minister’s statement on Syrian children’s right to education was made recently in his capacity also as he
By Editorial - May 16,2015
The Vatican’s entry with the state of Palestine into a treaty governing the activities of the Catholic Church in the Palestinian territories puts the Holy See’s official seal of recognition of Palestine. The Vatican has been treating Palestine as a state since the Un
By Editorial - May 14,2015
His Majesty King Abdullah’s visit to Germany for talks with German Chancellor Angela Merkel and other high German officials stands out as one of the most successful official visits the King has made in recent times, in terms of extent of common thoughts and perspectives tha



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