King meets with Kerry, Schwab as US visit starts

AMMAN — His Majesty King Abdullah started a working visit to New York on Sunday, where he met with US Secretary of State John...

Minister urges Balqa youths to benefit from SME loans

AMMAN — Minister of Planning and International Cooperation Imad Fakhoury held a workshop in Balqa on Tuesday to raise awareness of available financing, the...

EU to send team to observe parliamentary elections

AMMAN — EU Ambassador to Jordan Andrea Matteo Fontana on Wednesday said that the union would send a mission to observe the September 20...

UNICEF to work with journalists to tackle violence against children

AMMAN — In an ambitious new programme, UNICEF Jordan seeks to engage journalists in addressing the issue of violence against children in a systematic...

Cabinet forms ‘decision task forces’ led by PM deputies

  AMMAN – The Council of Ministers on Wednesday formed work teams headed by the three deputy prime ministers to discuss “the necessary decisions to...

Public advised to avoid direct sun exposure as temperatures soar

AMMAN — Authorities on Sunday urged the public to avoid direct sun exposure as meteorologists forecast that temperatures would rise to the upper 30s. The...

King decorates Rangers who helped arrest suspected terrorist

  AMMAN — His Majesty King Abdullah, the Supreme Commander of the Jordan Armed Forces-Arab Army, on Sunday bestowed the Medal of Bravery and Rescue...

Queen says no time to waste in education reform

AMMAN — Her Majesty Queen Rania said on Sunday there is no time to waste when it comes to reforming Jordan’s educational system, adding...

King, Queen honour Rio team, Tawjihi top achievers

AMMAN — His Majesty King Abdullah on Tuesday expressed pride in the Jordanian team that participated in the Rio Olympic Games 2016, in which...

Farmers rejoice as rain soaks Kingdom

AMMAN — Over 20 million cubic metres (mcm) of water entered the country’s 12 main dams after the rain, which lasted between Friday and...