Category Archives: General

AND apprehend 14 drug dealers: PSD

Amman, The Anti-Narcotics Department (AND) arrested 14 drug dealers in a 24-hour sweep across the country, seizing large quantities of narcotics, including hashish and amphetamine variants.The crackdown was carried out in Amman, Zarqa, Jerash and Karak...

Parliamentary committee, Italian ambassador discuss cooperation

Amman, The Jordanian-Italian parliamentary friendship committee and Italian Ambassador to Jordan, Fabio Cassese, discussed ways of boosting Jordanian-Italian cooperation at all levels, especially in the parliamentary sphere. MP Khaled Abu Hassan, head ...

Queen Rania meets with winners of Queen Rania Award for Education Entrepreneurship

Amman, Her Majesty Queen Rania Al Abdullah met with the winners of the Queen Rania Award for Education Entrepreneurship on Tuesday to congratulate them on their innovative efforts to improve education in the Arab world.Organized by the Queen Rania Foun...

King meets US Congress members as they affirm keenness to bolster Jordan-US ties

Washington, Members of the US Congress, during Capitol Hill meetings with His Majesty King Abdullah on Tuesday, affirmed their keenness to bolster the strong, longstanding ties between Jordan and the United States.They also stressed their commitment to...

No further taxes on fuel, Minister

Amman, Minister of Energy and Mineral Resources Hala Zawati Tuesday said the government will not levy further taxes on fuel derivatives and will ensure that the citizens will not incur more costs.She said in a statement that the government's proposal

King meets US Secretary of State

Washington DC, His Majesty King Abdullah's meeting with US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Monday covered means to advance Jordanian-US relations and means to reach political solutions to regional crises.King Abdullah expressed Jordan's appreciation ...