Category Archives: Politics

Jordan denounces Sinai terror attack

Amman, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates, Ayman Safadi, on Sunday condemned the terrorist attack on a security barricade in northern Sinai.He noted: "The Kingdom, with all its capabilities, fully stands with the brethren in Egypt to counter t...

Palestinian government renews demands to stop Israeli escalation

Ramallah, The Palestinian government has renewed its call on the international community, its organizations and institutions to assume responsibilities in standing up to the dangerous Israeli escalation and violation of international laws and resolutio...

China’s Xi: trade talks with U.S. to continue in Washington next week

Beijing, Chinese President Xi Jinping said on Friday trade talks with the United States will continue in Washington next week and that he hopes the two sides will be able to reach a mutually beneficial deal in the upcoming negotiations,

Army chief receives NDI director

Amman, Chairman of the Joint Chief of Staff, Major Gen., Mahmoud Freihat, received at his office on Thursday the senior Resident Director of the National Democratic Institute (NDI) in Jordan, Middle East and North Africa, Arianit Shehu and the accompan...

CDD urges public to exercise caution as depression forecast

Amman, The Civil Defense Department (CDD) on Wednesday called on citizens to exercise caution and vigilance during the weather conditions forecast, to stay away from valley runoffs, and to move from low-altitude areas to safer places. On safety tips, t...

Arab Potash Company posts net profit of JD125mln in 2018, up 39pct YoY

Amman, Jordan's Arab Potash Company (APC) posted a net profit of JD125 million (after taxes, provisions and mining royalties) in 2018 signaling a major rise of 39 percent year-on-year, according to a statement the company released on Wednesday.The majo...