September 4, 2014
Accusations of corruption ignited Parliamentary sessions in Jordan last week, as members accused the energy sector of shady business deals, shifty tenders and family favoritism.
A number of Jordanian lawmakers have called on the government to stay out of any war against ISIL Takfiri militants, who have taken parts of neighboring Iraq and Syria.
In August 2014 Jordan’s Energy Minister Mohammed Hamid complained that Egypt’s decision to halt its exports of natural gas to Jordan in April had exacerbated the country’s energy crisis.
September 1, 2014
Jordan´s King Abdullah on Sunday underlined the need to intensify international efforts to resume peace talks between the Palestinians and the Israelis.
Jordan handed NATO secret security reports showing expansion of extremists in Iraq, ideas to counter group’s advance towards its territory.
Global coffee chain Starbucks launched a 'Branded Solutions' scheme, where businesses in the MENA region can supply quality coffee to the workplace.
August 31, 2014
Jordanian member of parliament Muhammad al-Dawayima arrived in Gaza on Friday bringing with him 250 tons of medicines and medical equipment as humanitarian aid continues to flow in to the devastated Palestinian coastal enclave.
August 28, 2014
Jordanian newspaper says leaders met in Amman; Prime Minister's Office does not comment on report; Netanyahu said Wednesday that Israel could potentially want Abbas and his forces in Gaza.
The Lower House on Wednesday referred the draft renewable energy law to its Energy Committee giving it urgency status, after dozens of MPs took part in the “first reading” of the bill.
August 27, 2014
Syrian artists Mohammad Kheir Al jarrah & Shadi Aswad feasting on Mansaf in Los angeles (Image: Facebook).
August 25, 2014
Jordanian military prosecutors on Monday charged eight suspects with plotting to attack U.S. soldiers and Israel's embassy in Jordan.
Jordanian border guards on Sunday killed two infiltrators who attempted to cross the border from Syria
August 24, 2014
“Today, we are facing enormous challenges on more than one front, foremost of which are the economic challenges,” the King told the attendees, according to a Royal Court statement.
August 21, 2014
The ministry cancelled the projects after failing to secure funds from Arab Gulf states to finance the expansion of the national grid’s capacity.
Jordan urged the UN Security Council to adopt a resolution calling for an immediate ceasefire between Israel and Hamas.