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By Editorial - Dec 24,2018
Today is Christmas day for more than a billion Christian people across the globe, which surely will be celebrated with joy and prayers.Here in the Middle East, Christian Arabs will commemorate the holy occasion, but with less joy than can be expected and with lots of prayers
By Editorial - Dec 23,2018
There is more to the recently adopted UN Security Council Resolution 2451 on Yemen than meets the eye.For starters, the resolution endorsed the much-celebrated Stockholm Agreement, which was reached on December 13 between the government of Yemen and the Houthi rebels.
By Editorial - Dec 22,2018
The abrupt decision of President Donald Trump to withdraw US troops from northern Syria caught friend and enemy alike by surprise. Obviously for enemies of the US, it was a pleasant surprise.
By Editorial - Dec 20,2018
The tourism industry in Jordan is, obviously, rosy and flourishing in terms of revenues generated by an ever increasing number of incoming tourists.The Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities (MoTA) confirmed on Monday that tourism revenues reached JD3.455 billion in t
By Editorial - Dec 19,2018
The forcible repatriation of the fugitive from justice Awni Mutee from Turkey to Jordan to face charges of corruption and graft was no easy task.
By Editorial - Dec 18,2018
The 70th Human Rights Day has come and gone with little fanfare across the globe.The occasion for the commemoration of the day was the adoption of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights by the UN General Assembly on December 10, 1948.
By Editorial - Dec 17,2018
The ceasefire that was brokered in Stockholm between the legitimate Yemeni forces and the Houthi rebels in Hodeida Port city is officially scheduled to take effect today, but judging by the fierce fighting still raging between the two sides, the fragile truce may not hold after a
By Editorial - Dec 16,2018
Jordan has condemned, and rightly so, Australia's decision to recognise West Jerusalem as Israel's capital, contrary to international law and UN resolutions on Jerusalem.Under international norms, as clearly recognised by various UN resolutions, Jerusalem is c
By Editorial - Dec 15,2018
No doubt, the Greater Amman Municipality (GAM) has a lot on its plate and has difficulty dealing with the mushrooming challenges Amman continues to face year in and year out, with no end in sight.Financial constraints can be the most obvious reason why the GAM
By Editorial - Dec 13,2018
Minister of Energy and Mineral Resources Hala Zawati confirmed on Monday, at the opening session of the fourth Jordanian International Energy Summit, that renewable energy will account for more than 20 per cent of the country’s energy needs by 2020.This is most welcome news as Jo



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