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By Editorial - Mar 28,2021
The government on Sunday extended the prevailing health measures until May 15 to rein in a new surge in the number of COVID infections.The partial curfew on weekdays and the total lockdown on Fridays are to remain in place for another month-and-a-half in a desperate bid to reliev
By Editorial - Mar 13,2021
The Kingdom is struggling to come to terms with the shock of a medical tragedy in which seven patients died in the intensive care units of the New Salt Hospital due to a disruption in oxygen supply on Saturday.According to media reports, the hospital ran out of oxygen for nearly
By Editorial - Feb 20,2021
His Majesty King Abdullah is setting Jordan’s priorities for its second centennial by focusing on the continuous development and the evaluation of institutions’ performance with the goal to further improve and uphold the rule of law.The second centennial is about moving ahead wit
By Editorial - Jan 02,2021
The world welcomed a much-awaited New Year with high hopes after enduring a debilitating year of pandemic that claimed the lives of at least 1.7 million people, crippled the global economy and left millions jobless.Jordan ushered in the New Year under the lockdown imposed on Frid
By Editorial - Dec 12,2020
In his Speech from the Throne during the inauguration of the 19th Parliament’s non-ordinary session, His Majesty King Abdullah delineated Jordan's top national priorities amid the current economic challenges and efforts to address the consequences of the coronavirus crisis.The Pa
By Editorial - Nov 30,2020
His Majesty King Abdullah held a meeting on Sunday with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas in Aqaba, attended by HRH Crown Prince Hussein.During the meeting, held within the framework of ongoing Jordanian-Palestinian coordination and consultation, His Majesty reaffirmed Jordan’s
By Editorial - Nov 11,2020
In spite of the unprecedented situation caused by the coronavirus pandemic, Jordanians on Tuesday flocked to cast their ballots in the parliamentary elections, fulfilling a constitutional requirement to elect members of the 19th Lower House of Parliament.It is hoped that the new
By Editorial - Oct 11,2020
His Majesty King Abdullah could not be any clearer when he outlined the key priorities, objectives and issues on the agenda of the new government headed by Prime Minister Bisher Khasawneh.In his Letter of Designation, the King stressed that citizens’ health and well-being have an
By Editorial - Sep 28,2020
On Sunday, two Royal Decrees were issued dissolving the Lower House and the Senate as of September 27, 2020.
By Editorial - Sep 14,2020
His Majesty King Abdullah has underscored the global nature of the challenges posed by the coronavirus, noting that it is also an opportunity to promote self-reliance and develop local industries.During a recent meeting with key figures from a number of governorates at Al Hussein



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