Category Archives: Education

Jordanian found dead in Syria identified

Amman, A Jordanian citizen, whose body was found Friday in the southwestern Syrian Governorate of As-Suwayda was identified, Director of Operations at the Ministry of Foreign and Expatriate Affairs said Saturday.The ministry's operations contacted the ...

Safadi, Lebanese counterpart discuss ties, region

Beirut, Minister of Foreign and Expatriates Affairs Ayman Safadi met Friday with his Lebanese counterpart Gebran Bassil on the sidelines of the Arab Economic Summit in Beirut.At the meeting, the top diplomats expressed keen interest to further advance ...

FBI arrests Georgia man for allegedly plotting to attack White House

Washington, A man who plotted to use an anti-tank rocket to storm the White House has been arrested after trying to buy explosives from undercover FBI agents, authorities in the US have said.Hasher Jallal Taheb, of Cumming in Georgia, was

Government institutions to begin work at 10 a.m. tomorrow

Amman, Prime Minister Omar Razzaz Wednesday instructed that ministries, official departments and public departments and institutions begin work at 10 a.m. due to the current weather conditions. The premier also decided to leave it up to the governors o...

King, Queen plant trees in Al Kamaliya Forest for Arbour Day

Amman, Their Majesties King Abdullah and Queen Rania Al Abdullah on Tuesday joined a number of Jordanian youths to plant saplings in Al Kamaliya Forest on the occasion of Arbour Day.Royal Hashemite Court Chief Yousef Issawi briefed Their Majesties on

WB loan contributes to growth, economic transformation: Finance Minister

Amman, Finance Minister Ezzeddine Kanakrieh said the $1.2 billion loan, under negotiation with the World Bank, is a soft loan that supports the Kingdom's economic and financial reforms. Kanakrieh told Petra that the loan doesn't impose any additional b...