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By Mahmoud Al Abed - May 23,2018
Officials involved in the ongoing talks with the International Monetary Fund (IMF), at the fiscal and monetary levels, seem more confident, and rightly so, in this critical round. For starters, the IMF’s assessment of progress in reforms undertaken by the government is extre
By Mahmoud Al Abed - May 16,2018
We all know that the approximately six million Palestinian refugees will not go back home any time soon, not when leaders like Donald Trump are around.
By Mahmoud Al Abed - May 09,2018
The amended tax law drafted by the government is likely to pass the legislative process towards enactment.
By Mahmoud Al Abed - May 03,2018
Google the term and the top search result will say it all: “Petty corruption refers to everyday abuse of entrusted power by low- and mid-level public officials in their interactions with ordinary citizens, who often are trying to access basic goods or services in places like hosp
By Mahmoud Al Abed - Apr 25,2018
Speeding is not the biggest killer on our roads, according to traffic officials. In fact, it comes third after wrong overtaking and tailgating.
By Mahmoud Al Abed - Apr 18,2018
A true story: An octogenarian physician and respected member of community has been recently acquitted after a long episode of humiliation standing trial, wrongfully accused of sexual harassment.
By Mahmoud Al Abed - Apr 11,2018
Forget about oil potential in Jordan and all the mysteries and conspiracy theories surrounding it. We can be rich without it and, apparently, there is a political will to tap all assets hiding beneath the surface of a truly rich land.
By Mahmoud Al Abed - Apr 04,2018
There are countless reasons why the cooperative sector is so vital and as many questions raised over why it is so neglected.For starters, the world of "co-ops" consolidates volunteerism, democracy, productivity, synergy, creativity, self-reliance and economic diversity: the core
By Mahmoud Al Abed - Mar 29,2018
The endgame of political reform is a parliamentary government, all agree, where the majority leads and the minority scrutiuises and offers solutions, and Jordan has been taking steps into that direction, but nothing of the sort materialised and is not expected in the foreseen fut
By Mahmoud Al Abed - Mar 21,2018
More and more people are turning to social media sites for news, with the rate standing at one out of four in the US, and the platforms, according to Columbia Journalism Review, have not just "swallowed journalism", but they have also "swallowed everything", including ads, leavin

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