July 11, 2000
Representatives of 16 local non-governmental organisations will gather in Amman on Sunday for a workshop on using computers and the Internet.
July 10, 2000
A Syrian car mechanic concealed in a cassette player a gun and a hand grenade he wanted to use in a foiled bid to commandeer a Royal Jordanian plane t
Former Jordanian MP, Sheikh Abdul-Munem Abu Zant on Sunday appealed a six-month jail sentence handed down against him in absentia for four crimes, inc
The cabinet last week endorsed a $100 million Qualifying Industrial Zone project that will be carried out by the Jordan University for Science and Technology (JUST) and Boscan Jordan Group.
July 9, 2000
After becoming the first Arabic web-mail provider, Maktoob.com struck a deal with MediaRing.com to become their Arab arm and start offering an array o
Jordan's King Abdullah II flew to Geneva on Sunday to visit Emirati President Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan al-Nahyan in Switzerland, the official Petra new
Prime Minister Ali Abu Ragheb on Sunday said Jordan will "firmly" refuse accepting any new Palestinian refugees in the kingdom, home to 1.4 million re
The Education Ministry announced on Tuesday a plan to teach its 57,000 teachers and administrators how to use computers - particularly through encouraging them to purchase their own PCs.
July 8, 2000
Dozens of Jordanian women prisoners have chosen to stay in jail after serving their sentences because they fear for their safety if they return home,
July 6, 2000
Israel's foreign ministry has chosen a new ambassador for Jordan to replace Oded Eran, who has been involved in Palestinian-Israeli negotiations for t
July 5, 2000
By Shady Janzeir The Syrian hijacker who was killed by security officials during his attempt to commandeer a Royal Jordanian plane while en route to
By Shady Janzeir A Syrian child who suffered major injuries during a foiled hijack attempt of the Amman-Damascus regular Royal Jordanian flight on We
Jordanian security forces foiled an attempt by three hijackers to commandeer a Royal Jordanian plane en route to Damascus Wednesday, killing one hijac
A newly published book sheds light on the role played by a British general in the political life in Jordan during the British mandate era, and in the
A former Islamist parliamentarian, said to have close links to the Palestinian group - Hamas, was sentenced to six months in prison for allegedly defa