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Turkey orders arrest of 219 soldiers in Gulen investigation: Anadolu

Amman, Turkish prosecutors ordered the detention of 219 soldiers with suspected links to the U.S.-based Muslim cleric accused of orchestrating a failed coup in 2016, state-owned Anadolu news agency said …

Kosovo approves new army despite Serb opposition, NATO criticism

Amman, Kosovo’s parliament voted on Friday to create a 5,000-strong standing army, a week after Serbia’s premier suggested the move could provoke military intervention by Belgrade.

The move, coming 20 …

Five PSD personnel injured including policewoman

Amman, Five policemen were injured, including a policewoman, during a protest near the Fourth Circle on Thursday, a security source told Petra.

The security source added that the incident caused …

Protesters call for reform; PSD warns against closing main road

Amman, Youth, activists and partisans organized a rally near the Fourth Circle area to call for economic and political reforms that improve living conditions of citizens.

The protesters also called …

EU offers $4 million loan to women empowerment

Amman, – European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) reaffirmed its support for Jordanian women’s entrepreneurship by offering the 3rd loan to the MicroFund For Women (MFW) worth $4 million. …

King meets prime minister of Belgium

Brussels, His Majesty King Abdullah II on Wednesday held talks with the Prime Minister of Belgium, Charles Michel, who stressed his country’s keenness on supporting Jordan in its efforts to …

Developing diabetes center in Prince Hamza Hospital “top priority”: Minister

Amman, – Minister of Health, Ghazi Zaben, on Wednesday said developing the center of diabetes in the Prince Hamza Hospital in Amman and reinforcing its staff are at the top …

King meets EU Commission President, Bloc announces additional favourable terms in rules of origin agreement with Jordan

Brussels, The European Union (EU) announced Wednesday additional favourable terms in the rules of origin agreement signed with Jordan in 2016.

According to the new terms, the agreement shall cover …