Jordan

August 27, 2013

According to Bino, the ACC has referred major cases to the judiciary (Courtesy of: the Jordan Times).
09:01 GMT

According to Samih Bino, the answer is yes.

UN inspectors are seen arriving at the hotel in Damascus on August 26, 2013, following their return from an inspection of a suspected chemical weapons attack in Moadamiyet al-Sham. (AFP)
08:18 GMT

Top Arab and western leaders are meeting in Amman for a two day conference on Syria assessing its impact on regional stability and the possibility of an internationally led military strike.

August 25, 2013

“We eye new markets such as Australia, Pakistan, Turkey, Malaysia and others because we do not want to be largely dependent on the Indian market only,” Majali said.
15:59 GMT

The company sold phosphate to Ethiopia at “slightly below cost price” in order to re-enter the Ethiopian market lost in a tender last year due to high competition from neighbouring countries,

A handout image, released by the Syrian opposition’s Shaam News Network on Friday, shows a relative weeping over the body of one of his family members killed during what Syrian rebels claim to be a toxic gas attack by pro-government forces in East Ghouta last week, during their funeral on the outskirts of Damascus (AFP photo)
15:25 GMT

Top Western and Arab military officials are scheduled to meet in Amman later this week to discuss 'regional security' and a possible intervention in Syria, according to the Jordanian Armed Forces.

Spanish singer Julio Iglesias performed live at Amman Citadel
12:28 GMT

The Amman citadel never sounded better with saucy Spanish singer Julio Iglesias live in concert last week.

August 22, 2013

Expatriates’ remittances went up at the end of July by 2.6 per cent to $2.16 billion,
08:35 GMT

The drop was attributed to a decline in the number of tourists seeking therapeutic services in the past few months and the drop of tourists in general in July, 2013.

Julio Iglesias is ready to bring the heat in Amman. (Image: Facebook)
08:15 GMT

Classic Spanish singer Julio Iglesias is coming to Amman, baby! Get your smooth dance moves ready for a little Latin flavor.

August 20, 2013

King Abdullah II of Jordan (Wikimedia Commons/European People's Party)
17:51 GMT

Jordan's Abdullah II warned Tuesday of the Muslim world's potential "destruction", in light of the region's escalating violence.

The proposed bank, Ensour added, would not accept deposits in order not to compete with commercial banks in the Kingdom.
15:02 GMT

Planning and International Cooperation Minister Ibrahim Saif noted that the World Bank had extended a $70-million soft loan to Jordan earlier this year to finance SMEs, adding the funds are currently deposited at the Central Bank of Jordan.

An Egyptian policeman talks to a soldier manning an armoured personnel carrier outside the Egyptian Constitutional Court in Cairo on Monday (AFP photo)
05:00 GMT

Jordan on Monday reiterated its support for the Egyptian government, telling the army to stand strong in its fight against internal terrorism.

August 16, 2013

Jordan, Syria draw in Asian Cup qualifiers
04:02 GMT

Jordan and Syria drew 1-1 in their AFC Asian Cup Group A qualifying encounter that was held in the Iranian capital Tehran on Thursday.Burhan Sahyouni gave Syria the lead in the 47th minute.

August 15, 2013

General Martin E. Dempsey, Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff (U.S. government photo)
09:01 GMT

Jordan has asked the United States to provide manned U.S. surveillance aircraft to help keep an eye on its border with Syria

“Industrial estates will be built in Tafileh, Ajloun and Jerash, since these governorates are a priority because of the high rate of poverty and in light of their geographical location,” Minister of Industry, Trade and Supply Hatem Halawani said at the meeting.
08:10 GMT

It's time to steer the conventional investing mentality towards Jordan's underprivileged governorates. A new economic and social reform agenda is now at play in Jordan.

August 14, 2013

Authorities shut down and issued warnings to around 5,000 factories and vocational workshops in July for breaching health and environment regulations.
14:32 GMT

The Jordanian authorities carry widespread inspections and issue warnings to violating factories and vocational workshops.

August 6, 2013

Jordanian singer Diana Karazon got the surprise of her life recently!
10:47 GMT

He may not have gotten the answer he was looking for, but Diana Karazon’s friend didn’t get totally denied after his surprise proposal to the Jordanian singer at a party.