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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
By Editorial - Sep 02,2020
Around 2.145 million students across the Kingdom returned to school on Tuesday at the start of the 2020/2021 academic year amid a set of new health measures put in place to curb the spread of the coronavirus among pupils.The reopening of schools was met with relief by parents and
By Editorial - Aug 12,2020
As global coronavirus cases have surpassed the grim milestone of 20 million and the worldwide death toll exceeded 700,000, rumours and conspiracy theories related to the deadly virus are still doing the rounds on social media, with some even questioning the existence of a pandemi
By Editorial - Aug 06,2020
Jordan has swiftly offered support and voiced solidarity with Lebanon in the aftermath of a mammoth explosion in the capital Beirut that claimed at least 135 lives and injured 5,000 others.Among the first world leaders to respond, His Majesty King Abdullah directed the army to di
By Editorial - Jul 22,2020
In an interview this week with the British newspaper The Guardian, Prime Minister and Minister of Defence Omar Razzaz warned that the Israeli government’s plans to annex parts of the West Bank would be "ushering in a new apartheid state" that could be a radicalising force and fur
By Editorial - Jul 06,2020
His Majesty King Abdullah has received an invitation letter from Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman Bin Abdulaziz Al Saud of Saudi Arabia to attend, as a guest of honour, the G-20 summit, which will be chaired and hosted by Saudi Arabia on November 21.The Saudi monarch
By Editorial - Jun 24,2020
In an effort to shore up the much-needed support to sustain the vital humanitarian services of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA), which is reeling under a crippling shortage in funding, Jordan and Sweden on Tuesday hosted a



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