Jordan condemns new Israeli settlement plans

Jordan condemned the Israeli decision to build 1,000 new illegal settlement units in in E1 area, east of occupied Jerusalem.   Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Deifallah Fayez said that settlements are a violation of international law and undermine the two-state solution chances.   Fayez stressed the need to immediately halt such practices, calling on Israel to abide by its obligations as

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Rotten chicken supplier turns himself in and authorities step up monitoring efforts

The meat distributor accused of supplying rotten chicken turned himself in at Ain al-Basha police station on Sunday.   Seven people were arrested in relation to the second mass food poisoning incident in Ain al-Basha.   The owner of the restaurant and six of his employees were charged with four offences causing harm, handling food in unsuitable conditions that made

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JFDA announces results of poultry samples

Director General of Jordan Food and Drug Administration (JFDA) Nizar Mhidat, said the lab report issued by the administration indicated that the samples of uncooked chicken meat that were withdrawn from the chicken supplier warehouse to the shawarma restaurants contained the following types of bacteria:   Enterococcus faecalis, Campylobacter, and Bacillus cereus.   Mhidat stressed that the quantities of chicken

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Woman arrested for stabbing husband

The Public Security Directorate’s (PSD) spokesperson said that a report was received by the Ruseifa Police Department at dawn today, about a woman who stabbed her husband with a sharp object.   The husband, the spokesperson added, was transferred to a nearby hospital, where he was listed as being in critical condition.   The spokesperson said that the wife was

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Four killed, five injured in Tafila accident

Four people died and five were injured in a two-car collision in Tafila’s Hassa region, the Public Security Directorate’s (PSD) spokesperson said.   The spokesperson added that the Civil Defence Department’s cadres rushed to the scene, administered first aid to the injured and evacuated them to the Prince Zeid Public Hospital, where they were listed in moderate condition.   Source:

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