Category Archives: Culture

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

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 ...

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,

SSC rejects bail for 16 suspects in tobacco case

Amman, The State Security Court (SSC) on Monday refused to release on bail 16 detainees, who were arrested in connection with the illegal tobacco manufacturing and smuggling case, describing it as an "economic crime".SSC President, Col. Mohammad Afif, ...

SSC rejects bail for 16 suspects in tobacco case

Amman, The State Security Court (SSC) on Monday refused to release on bail 16 detainees, who were arrested in connection with the illegal tobacco manufacturing and smuggling case, describing it as an "economic crime".SSC President, Col. Mohammad Afif, ...

Large quantities of drugs seized in crackdown last month

Amman, The Anti-Narcotics Department (AND) handled 1,831 drug offenses in a crackdown last month, according to Public Security Department (PSD).A total of 23kg of cannabis, both natural and synthetic, over 404,000 Captagon drug pills, 910 bags of joker...

Royal Decree issued accepting Senator Talhouni’s resignation

Amman, A Royal Decree was issued accepting the resignation of Dr. Bassam Samir Talhouni from the Senate as of October 11, 2018.Source: Jordan News Agency

King opens Parliament’s third ordinary session tomorrow

Amman, His Majesty King Abdullah II on Sunday inaugurates the third ordinary session of the 18th Jordanian Parliament with the speech from the throne.After the address, members of the Senate and Lower House will shake hands with the King