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Opening of border crossing with Syria will enhance economic ties, House Chief says

Amman, Lower House Speaker Atef Tarawneh said on Tuesday that the opening of the Jaber-Nassib border crossing between Jordan and Syria would promote bilateral economic relations and enhance trade with Europe and Africa.Tarawneh said in a press statemen...

JRF, OCHA Launch “Case Management and Women Empowerment Services for Women and Girls” in Aqaba

Aqaba, The Jordan River Foundation (JRF) has launched the "Case Management and Women Empowerment Services for Women and Girls" Project at the Queen Rania Center for Empowering Communities in Aqaba. Funded by the United Nations

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...

King, Singapore’s Deputy Prime Minister discuss ties

Amman, His Majesty King Abdullah II on Monday received Singapore's Deputy Prime Minister and Coordinating Minister for National Security, Teo Chee Hean, who delivered an invitation from Singapore's President Halima Yacoub to the King to attend an inte...

Syrian economic delegation arrives at Jaber crossing

Jaber Crossing, A Syrian economic delegation arrived at the Jaber Crossing for talks with the Jordanian side following the reopening of the Jaber-Nasib border crossing earlier today.The Jordanian-Syrian technical committees agreed on the final measures...

Industrial Production Quantities index down by 6.6%

Amman, The Industrial Production Quantities index for the first eight months of 2018 decreased by 6.6% reaching 90.0 points, compared to 96.4 points for the same period in 2017, according to a statement issued by the Department of Statistics.The decrea...

Senate forms Speech from the Throne reply committee

Amman, The Senate, chaired by its President Faisal Fayez, and in the presence of Prime Minister, and the Cabinet members, held its first meeting in the third ordinary session of the 18th Parliament, which His Majesty King Abdullah II

Public Free Zones exports up by 24 percent

Amman, Public Free Zones exports amounted to JD217.6 million last September, an increase of 24 percent, compared to JD175.6 million in the same month of 2017, according to statement released by the Jordan Free and Development Zones Group (JFDZG) on