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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
By Editorial - Jun 09,2020
Jordan on Tuesday marked the 21st anniversary of His Majesty King Abdullah’s coronation, a glorious occasion to celebrate the nation’s steward and the Kingdom’s progressive journey.This year, the national occasion comes at a time when the world is under the grip of the coronaviru
By Editorial - Jun 06,2020
After gaining the upper hand over the coronavirus in nearly a three-month face-off with the pandemic, the Kingdom has further eased its stringent lockdown imposed to curb the spread of the deadly virus.The government on Thursday announced a much-awaited decision allowing most sec
By Editorial - May 26,2020
Jordan on Monday marked its 74th Independence Day anniversary, coinciding with Eid Al Fitr, under the shadow of the coronavirus pandemic.Led by the Hashemites and built on a progressive and modern Constitution, a young Arab nation joined the comity of nations on May 25, 1946, fol
By Editorial - May 16,2020
His Majesty King Abdullah has reaffirmed Jordan’s firm position that the two-state solution is the only viable way to end the Palestinian-Israeli conflict.In a recent interview with German magazine Der Spiegel, His Majesty warned that Israel’s unilateral annexation plan could lea



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