King honours pioneers on 70th Independence Day

King honours pioneers on 70th Independence Day AMMAN — His Majesty King Abdullah on Wednesday attended the official national celebration marking Jordan's 70th Independence Day...

Forced relocations raise doubts over Jordan’s tribal customs

  IRBID  — It was four in the morning when Asma Dawaghreh fled her home with her sick husband and six children. With nothing but...

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...

Jordanian woman reportedly among victims of Istanbul attack

AMMAN —  A Jordanian woman was reportedly among the 41 killed in three suicide bombings at Istanbul’s Ataturk Airport on Tuesday. Foreign Ministry Spokesperson...

King designates Hani Mulki to form gov’t, dissolves House

  AMMAN — His Majesty King Abdullah on Sunday entrusted Hani Mulki to form a new government, succeeding that of Abdullah Ensour, which resigned earlier...

High demand for dinar reported, and it is ‘just the beginning’

AMMAN – Money changers across the Kingdom have been reporting growing demand for the dinar driven by Jordanian expats and Arab visitors, a sector...

King receives Peace of Westphalia Prize in Germany

  AMMAN — His Majesty King Abdullah on Saturday received the Peace of Westphalia Prize in recognition of his endeavours for peace and international security...

Graft watchdog to evaluate gov’t integrity ‘separately’

AMMAN – Prime Minister Hani Mulki on Wednesday said that reports of the Jordan Integrity and Anti-Corruption Commission (JIACC) have to also measure the...

language apps will compete at Swiss summit

AMMAN — A Jordanian start-up, Mind Rockets Inc., has been selected to compete for over $500,000 in equity investment at Seedstars World, a global...

Jordan, Poland agree to boost trade ties

AMMAN — His Majesty King Abdullah on Sunday discussed regional and international developments and bilateral relations with Polish President Andrzej Duda in the Baltic...