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By Editorial - Jul 24,2014
His Majesty King Abdullah has called for an immediate halt to the Israeli aggression on Gaza, warning of the disastrous repercussions of the onslaught in the region.  During talks with UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon in Amman on Wednesday, he strongly condemned the Israeli
By Editorial - Jul 23,2014
More than 20 people have been killed in road accidents in various parts of the country over the past two weeks, 16 of them in only three incidents. The most recent of these took place last week in Yadoudeh, south of Amman, resulting in the death of two policeman and three inmate
By Editorial - Jul 22,2014
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has finally spelled out the endgame for his land operation against Gaza by telling Western leaders recently that his aggression will not stop till the strip becomes demilitarised.  In other words, what started out as a limited opera
By Editorial - Jul 21,2014
The minister of justice has assured the country that sexual harassment is being addressed already and is punishable by up to six months imprisonment or the payment of a fine.  This assurance came in the wake of a recent report that sexual harassment is on the rise.
By Editorial - Jul 20,2014
The ground operation launched by Israel against Gaza can only add fuel to the raging fire and cause more casualties among innocent people in the Gaza Strip.  By doing so, Israel has effectively embarked on yet another military adventure against Gaza and its inhabitants, ost
By Editorial - Jul 18,2014
The ministerial committee established by the government last November to look into expanding the rights of children born to Jordanian mothers married to foreigners has recommended granting these children certain health- and education-related “privileges” to alleviate
By Editorial - Jul 16,2014
The UN Security Council has finally adopted a long-awaited resolution authorising the delivery of much needed humanitarian assistance to Syrians inside their country without the consent of Damascus.  Hitherto, the absence of Syria’s consent to make humanitarian aid ac
By Editorial - Jul 15,2014
Israeli Labour leader Isaac Herzog is pressing Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to define more clearly the objectives of his strategy in Gaza and more specifically to spell out his exit plan for the so-called Operation Protective Edge launched on Gaza a week ago.  After ha
By Editorial - Jul 14,2014
Jordan has sent a clear message to all concerned that it will take no part in training Syrian opposition forces on its territory in deference to its longstanding policy that it wants to see a political solution to the conflict in Syria. Government Spokesperson Mohammad Momani to
By Editorial - Jul 13,2014
The recent UN World Urbanisation Prospects report indicated that two-thirds of the world population will live in urban areas by 2050.  As of now, half of the world’s seven billion people already live in urban areas with the number of megacities on the increase al



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