Category Archives: General

14 Iran security personnel abducted on Pakistan border

Amman, Fourteen Iranian security personnel, including Revolutionary Guards intelligence officers, were abducted on the volatile southeastern border with Pakistan on Tuesday, state media reported. The border guards were "abducted in the Lulakdan area of...

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...

Senate president meets Norwegian church delegation

Amman, Senate President Faisal al-Fayez, on Monday, met with a delegation of clerics from the Church of Norway, headed by Rev. Trond Bakkevig.During the meeting, which was attended by a number of senators, the two sides stressed that Jordan, under

Senate president meets Norwegian church delegation

Amman, Senate President Faisal al-Fayez, on Monday, met with a delegation of clerics from the Church of Norway, headed by Rev. Trond Bakkevig.During the meeting, which was attended by a number of senators, the two sides stressed that Jordan, under

Agriculture minister, Singaporean counterpart discuss cooperation

Amman, Minister of Agriculture and Environment, Ibrahim Shahahdeh, met with Singaporean Minister of Environment and Water Resources, Masagos Zulkifli, to discuss enhancing cooperation in the water, environment, and agricultural sectors as Jordan is a c...

House to elect its permanent office on the evening session

Amman, Speaker of the Lower House of Parliament, Atef Tarawneh, said the Speech from the Throne and the directives of His Majesty King Abdullah II are an inspiration of an action programme on all tracks.Tarawneh made the remarks after

ASE closes at JD5.1 million

Amman, The Amman Stock Exchange (ASE) closed Sunday's session with JD5.4 million shares traded through 2,681 transactions, with a trading value of JD5.1 million.The stock index declined compared to the closing of the previous session with a negative c...

US: Israel, Syria agree to reopen Golan crossing

New York, The United Nations, Syria and Israel have agreed to reopen the Quneitra crossing in the Golan Heights on Monday, the US ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley said.Haley said in a statement that the opening "will