PM meets dignitaries, local leaders in Tafileh

Prime Minister Bisher Khasawneh met on Saturday at the Tafileh Technical University with dignitaries, grassroots activists and officials of Tafileh Governorate as part of government visits to check first-hand on the needs of citizens and improve services to local communities across the Kingdom. “Our visit to Tafileh is part of our duty towards the people of this dear governorate, who,

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Police arrest main suspect in ‘artist assault’ case

The police Saturday arrested the main suspect in the case that became known as the “artist assault,” according to the Public Security Directorate (PSD). The media office of the PSD said in a statement that after listening to the victim’s report at the al-Nasr Security Station, the artist stated that on September 14, while he was in southern Amman, a

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Syria: Lebanese boat sinking death toll rises to 89

The Syrian authorities Saturday reported that the death toll from the sunken Lebanese boat off the coast of Tartous has risen to 89, according to the Syrian Arab News Agency. The Director-General of Sea Ports, Samer Kobrosali, said that search and rescue operations are ongoing. Survivors from the tragic boat sinking reported that the boat had set sail from the

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Arab agriculture ministers convene in Amman on goods flow

Amman will host Sunday the quadripartite meeting of Arab Agriculture Ministers that will see the participation of agriculture ministers from Jordan, Iraq, Syria and Lebanon. The meeting comes at the heel of meetings held in Beirut, Lebanon, in July to discuss Arab cooperation in facilitating the flow of goods. It focused on food security and integration mechanisms between the participating

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Arab Summit for small-, medium-sized enterprises starts in Amman in Oct

An Arab summit, patronised by HRH Crown Prince Al Hussein bin Abdullah II, of official civil bodies and institutions supporting small- and medium-sized enterprises will start in Amman on the 29th of October. The summit, which will comprise 20 main sessions and ten supportive side events, aims to help Arab small- and medium-sized enterprises access regional and international markets, deal

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