US-backed forces enter Daesh bastion in Syria amid clashes

BEIRUT  — The US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) pushed into the outskirts of the Daesh terror group's stronghold of Manbij in northern Syria on...

Cabinet reduces levies on real estate sales

AMMAN — The Cabinet on Wednesday decided to slash property sales fees by half, becoming 2.5 per cent instead of 5 per cent, the...

Crown Prince visits Luminus Education

AMMAN — HRH Crown Prince Hussein on Wednesday visited Luminus Education, which offers technical and vocational training programmes in Jordan. The visit included Al...

Jordan continuing with anti-terror fight — King

  AMMAN — His Majesty King Abdullah on Wednesday stressed that Jordan is continuing its efforts to combat terrorist groups, especially Daesh. During a meeting at...

Jordanians say car bomb attack will only strengthen Kingdom’s resolve to...

AMMAN — The terrorist attack that claimed the lives of six Jordanian troops and injured 14 others will make Jordan stronger and more resilient...

Jordan to respond with iron fist to threat, King says, as...

      AMMAN — His Majesty King Abdullah, the Supreme Commander of the Jordan Armed Forces-Arab Army (JAF), on Tuesday stressed that “Jordan will respond with...

Six soldiers killed,14 injured in car bomb attack: military source

  Amman, June 21 (Petra) -- Four Border Guards, one Civil Defence personnel and another Public Security Department (PSD) personnel were killed early Tuesday, after...

Hot air mass to prevail for rest of the week

AMMAN — The Kingdom will remain during the next few days under the effect of a relatively hot air mass, the Jordan Meteorological...

King joins Rapid Response Unit personnel for iftar

    AMMAN — His Majesty King Abdullah, the Supreme Commander of the Jordan Armed Forces-Arab Army, joined the Rapid Response Unit (Desert Eagle) personnel for...

Gov’t ready with measures to raise revenues, cut expenses as deal...

  AMMAN — The government on Monday said it had reached an agreement with the International Monetary Fund (IMF) over the Extended Fund Facility (EFF)...