October 30, 2013
Singer-turned-actress May Salim is filming in Abu Dhabi's Ferrari World. What's up her sleeve?
The bonds, carrying an interest rate of 2.503 per cent and set to mature in 2020, were oversubscribed by 180 per cent as demand exceeded $2.20 billion.
October 29, 2013
Jordan tried three Syrians on Tuesday for allegedly trying to smuggle 36 detonators into Syria for anti-government rebels.
Ongoing cuts in Jordan’s Egyptian gas supplies are set to cost the country over $2 billion by the end of the year, officials revealed on Monday, calling for greater efforts to diversify the country’s energy mix.
According to Toukan, the government will seek out local public and private investors to take part in a joint utility and shareholding company to be established by the government and Rosatom to maintain the reactors as a “Jordanian national venture”.
October 27, 2013
The bank’s activities in Jordan will focus on overall economic growth, developing the private sector, promoting energy efficiency, supporting renewable energy, and improving infrastructure and municipal services
October 26, 2013
She's starred in numerous Arab shows, but now Jordanian actress Dana Hamdan will be starring in something different: a Spanish movie.
October 24, 2013
“The heavy presence of Syrians in the local market is the direct reason behind the increase in unemployment rates this year,” Saif said.
Jordan's King Abdullah and UN-Arab League envoy Lakhdar Brahimi discussed Jordan's willingness to support and facilitate a comprehensive political solution to the Syrian crisis.
October 23, 2013
Human Rights Watch called on the UN to pressure Jordan to lift restrictions on freedom of expression before considering its bid for a seat on the UN Human Rights Council.
Bollywood stars Kangana Ranaut and Hrithik Roshan film their latest music video in picturesque Jordan.
October 22, 2013
With many Syrian refugees working illegally in Jordan, the kingdom is prepared to start a mass exit if work permits aren't established by November 2013.
According to economists, the move is a sign of sound confidence in the local currency and an indication of a high level of foreign currency deposits at Jordan's central bank.
October 21, 2013
Finance Minister Umayya Toukan on Sunday said that the government is set to issue the US-guaranteed eurobonds on international markets on October 28, the Jordan News Agency, Petra, reported.
October 18, 2013
Although the commercial sector in the Kingdom is facing a slowdown due to a drop in consumer spending, suppliers of luxury goods describe the demand for the expensive items as “good” and even surging.