Jordan, Tunisia agree on activating social protocol

Minister of Social Development, Ayman Mufleh, and Tunisia’s Ambassador to Jordan, Khaled Al-Suhaili, on Tuesday agreed to activate the social protocol between the two countries.   The two parties also agreed to activate the executive program, covering women, family and childhood affairs, as well as exchanging expertise between the two countries in order to benefit from Jordan’s expertise in the

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HTU, Sahara Forest Project conclude 1st training cohort on agricultural technology, food security

Al Hussein Technical University (HTU) and Sahara Forest Project on Tuesday held an ceremony to conclude the first training cohort of their joint upskilling programme entitled “Agricultural Technology and Food Security”.   Minister of Water and Irrigation, Raed Al Soud, Norwegian Ambassador to Jordan and Iraq Tone Allers and Sahara Forest Project Managing Director and Head of Board Kjetil Stake

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China arrests scammer who sold counterfeit COVID-19 vaccines

China has arrested the leader of a gang that made nearly $3 million from selling shots of water disguised as COVID-19 vaccines, according to state-run media.   The Supreme People’s Procuratorate China’s top prosecuting body said that Kong Mou and his associates filled 58,000 syringes with saline solution and sold them across China, according to the Xinhua news agency.  

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China hits back at Canada’s call to end arbitrary detentions

Beijing expressed “strong dissatisfaction” after 58 governments signed a declaration against detaining each others’ citizens for geopolitical leverage, a move seen as targeting countries like Iran and China, according to Bloomberg.   “The Canadian side’s attempt to pressure China by using ‘Megaphone Diplomacy’ or ganging up is totally futile and will only head towards a dead end,” a spokesperson at

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King urges facilitating SMEs, agricultural projects

His Majesty King Abdullah on Tuesday stressed the importance of establishing small- and medium-sized enterprises and agricultural projects, highlighting their value in development and providing employment opportunities.   During a meeting at Al Husseiniya Palace with several figures from various governorates, held as part of ongoing outreach, King Abdullah underscored the importance of the recently announced “Brothers in Arms” programme

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