Outstanding teachers honoured, urged to lead ‘renaissance’

AMMAN — Her Majesty Queen Rania on Tuesday honoured the winners of the 2016 Queen Rania Awards for Excellence in Education (QRAEE) and urged...

 Temperatures to rise five degrees above average this week

AMMAN — Temperatures during this week are expected to be five degrees higher than their annual average for this time of the year,...

King holds summit meeting with Egypt’s Sisi

AMMAN — His Majesty King Abdullah and Egyptian President Abdel Fattah Al Sisi on Tuesday in Cairo held a summit meeting, during which they...

Slovenian president begins official visit to Jordan

AMMAN — Slovenian President Borut Pahor, who arrived in Amman on Friday, visited the Zaatari Refugee Camp on Saturday and had a first-hand look...

Army chief says border closure ‘to protect national security’

AMMAN — King’s Military Adviser and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs-of-Staff Gen. Mashal Al Zaben on Tuesday said the security of the Kingdom and...

Careem app now includes yellow taxis

Amman — Ride-hailing app Careem on Tuesday announced the start of bringing yellow taxis under its wings, helping put an end to a month-long...

Army rises to Rakban camp challenge, security threats

  A Border Guards member is seen on the border with Syria on Tuesday (Photo by Amjad Ghsoun) RAKBAN — In an arid land 500 kilometres...

King meets Trump’s special envoy

  AMMAN — His Majesty King Abdullah on Wednesday met with the US President Donald Trump's Special International Negotiations Representative Jason D. Greenblatt, a Royal...

King, Queen attend launch of national plan to develop human resources

AMMAN — Their Majesties King Abdullah and Queen Rania on Monday attended the launch of the National Strategy for Human Resources Development, a Royal...

Destruction of Daesh should be everybody’s priority — King

AMMAN — His Majesty King Abdullah has said that the destruction of Daesh, or ISIS, should be everybody’s priority, reiterating that the war against...