Support to King’s rejection of Israel’s annexation plan necessary, says Tarawneh

Speaker of the Lower House, President of the Arab Inter-Parliamentary Union (APU), Atef Tarawneh, stressed the importance of supporting Jordan’s position, led by His Majesty King Abdullah II, in rejection of Israel’s scheme to annex lands in the West Bank.   During phone calls he made with a host of his Arab counterparts, Tarawneh said His Majesty King Abdullah II’s

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Unilateral actions could jeopardize Middle East peace process-Vatican

The Vatican has warned plans to annex parts of the West Bank would risk efforts to bring peace between Israelis and Palestinians.   On 30 June Cardinal Pietro Parolin, the Holy See’s Secretary of State, met US ambassador to the Vatican, Callista Gingrigh, and Israel’s ambassador, Oren David, to “express concern” about any “unilateral actions,” according to a media statement

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More than 130 female workers suffer suffocation in North Shouna

More than 130 female workers suffered suffocation due to inhaling insecticides at a clothing factory in North Shouna, Muath Bin Jabal Hospital Director Iyad Obeidat said.   Meanwhile, Labor Minister Nidal al-Batayneh was briefed by Obeidat on the workers’ conditions, as some of them were discharged from Muath Bin Jabal, and Abu Obeidah Public Hospitals on Thursday.   An investigation

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