UK unemployment rate holds at 43-year low

London, Britain's unemployment rate remained at 4.0 percent in the three months to August, the lowest point since 1975, official data showed on Tuesday. The jobless rate - the proportion of the workforce that is unemployed - stood at the

PM lauds security forces in fight against criminals and outlaws

Amman, Prime Minister, Omar Razzaz, on Tuesday said his government is keen on promoting the rule of law and enforcing it firmly and fairly on all citizens. During separate phone calls with Gendarmerie Department Director, Maj. Gen. Hussein Hawatmeh,

PM receives report on King Abdullah II Award for Excellence

Amman, Prime Minister Omar Razzaz on Tuesday reiterated the government's support of the King Abdullah II Award for Excellence in Government Performance and Transparency that seeks to develop institutional work and promote a culture of distinction and ...

EU chief negotiator Barnier warns Brexit deal could take weeks

Berlin, The EU and the UK could still be weeks away from a Brexit deal, the bloc's chief negotiator warned, on the eve of a crucial summit to discuss Britain's departure.Michel Barnier said on Tuesday that several differences remained, including

Princess Victoria of Sweden visits UNRWA school in Baqa’a refugee camp

Amman, Princess Victoria, Crown Prince of the Kingdom of Sweden, on Tuesday visited a primary school affiliated with the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) in the Baqa'a refugee camp, north

King condoles Moroccan monarch over train accident victims

Amman, His Majesty King Abdullah II on Tuesday sent a cable to King Mohammed VI of Morocco condoling him over the victims of a train accident near Rabat earlier today.In his cable, the King expressed his deep sorrow and

House panel to respond to speech from the throne named

Amman, The Lower House committee entrusted with drafting the response to His Majesty King Abdullah's Speech from the Throne opening the Parliament's ordinary session on Tuesday elected MP Fawzi Tai'meh as chairman.The committee, chaired by first deputy...

Palestinians call on Australia not to change its position on Jerusalem

Ramallah, The Palestinian foreign ministry said on Tuesday that Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison's statement that raises the possibility of his country recognizing Jerusalem as Israel's capital and moving its embassy to the city, is a breach of...