November 1, 2000
Jordan’s King Abdullah endorsed on Sunday a working paper designed to revamp the ailing financial market. The project comes in line with ongoing work of the Economic Consultative Council (ECC), formed
October 31, 2000
A disgruntled former pilot for Royal Jordanian Airlines was the source of false bomb alerts that forced two of the airline's planes to make emergency
Two Royal Jordanian planes were victims of bomb hoaxes and forced to make emergency landings late Monday.
A fire ripped through a thermal power station in southern Jordan that supplies 64 percent of the kingdom's electricity, causing damages estimated at 10 million dollars, the station's chief said.
His Magesty King Abdullah's personal support for reforming Jordan's capital markets is very welcome. His decision to assign a committee to examine new ways to review Jordanian capital markets could ha
The lack of customs regulations is allowing the entry of expired and badly-stored tyres to the Kingdom while creating unfair competition among tyre dealers and shortening the life span of vehicles, in
The Export and Finance Bank (EFB) has announced net earnings of JD1.858 million for the nine-month period ending Sept. 30, 2000 — a growth of around 36 percent over the same period in 1999, a statemen
October 30, 2000
Saudi authorities found no explosives on a Royal Jordanian flight that made an emergency landing in the kingdom Monday after a bomb alert.
A fire ripped through a thermal power station in southern Jordan that supplies 64 percent of the kingdom's electricity, causing damages estimated at 1
Jordanian Prime Minister Ali Abu Ragheb told AFP on Monday that he will fly to Iraq Wednesday in the first trip of its kind by an Arab head of governm
Jordanian Prime Minister Ali Abu Ragheb will travel to Iraq by plane on Wednesday, the first Arab head of government to do so in a decade, for oil and
Nobel Peace Prize winners Nelson Mandela and Shimon Peres are due to attend a conference in Jordan on how peace can bolster tourism and bring relief to a Middle East torn by the Palestinian uprising.
Jordan's olive oil production in 2000-2001 is likely to reach 26,275 tones, compared to only 4,000-6,000 tones in 1999-2000, said a Ministry official. Last year, production only met around 20 percent
Angered by Israeli aggression against Palestinians, Jordanian customers are mounting a boycott against Israeli agricultural produce in the marketplace, particularly mangoes, said a government official
The Jordanian government is pinning its hope on Sudan to help secure the Kingdom's food security. A large-scale agricultural investment project 350 kilometers north of Sudan's capital, Khartoum, is ho