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...

Saudi-Jordanian council holds first meeting; deals signed

AMMAN — Jordan and Saudi Arabia on Wednesday signed agreements of cooperation as the first meeting of the Saudi-Jordanian Coordination Council (SJCC) was convened...

King entrusts Mulki to form new government

  Amman, May 29 (Petra)--His Majesty King Abdullah II has entrusted Dr. Hani Mulki to form a new government replacing the outgoing government of Prime...

Mulki’s new government sworn in

AMMAN — Prime Minister Hani Mulki and members of his new Cabinet were sworn in on Wednesday before His Majesty King Abdullah. Besides Mulki, who...

Jordan allows food, water to Berm, ‘temporarily’ — sources

AMMAN — Jordan has allowed the entry of food and water to refugees stranded across Jordan’s border with Syria in the no-man’s-land, an official...

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...

Jordan to go to polls on September 20

AMMAN – Jordanians will elect their representatives in the Lower House on September 20 of this year, according to a decision by the Independent...

Islamists end boycott, to run for elections in September

AMMAN — The Islamic Action Front (IAF) on Saturday announced it will take part in the upcoming parliamentary elections slated for September 20, after...

King holds first follow-up meeting with judicial reform panel

AMMAN — His Majesty King Abdullah on Sunday reiterated that judicial reform is a priority in the coming stage. He made his remarks at a...

Tax law under review to ‘expand individual taxpayers base’ — minister

AMMAN — Finance Minister Omar Malhas on Saturday said that authorities are reviewing the income tax legislation with a view to expand the base...