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.
Households in Jordan can save up to 90 per cent of their monthly electricity bill by installing photovoltaic systems to produce energy from solar power, according to organisers of a campaign to encourage the usage of such systems at homes.
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).
His Majesty King Abdullah on Tuesday stressed his full support to all the committees entrusted with preparing a future vision of the national economy, coupled with an executive plan, urging them to place the interests of Jordanians at the core of their work.
August 26, 2014
Jordan’s public debt reached over JD20 billion by the end of June, according to recent official data.
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
Gone with the wind: Jordan cancels plans to build 5 additional wind power plants due to lack of support from the Gulf
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.
Getting fancy: Jordan's impending 18-hole golf course to be one of three most eco-friendly in the world
The 18-hole Ayla grass golf course project was designed by Greg Norman, one of the world’s “leading golf course designers.”
August 20, 2014
What doesn't kill you, makes your stronger: why the Arab Bank is likely to emerge from the Israeli lawsuit 'unscathed with flying colors'
Experts and economists believe the bank will emerge unscathed with flying colours, dismissing the case as a political attempt by American Zionist organisations looking to discredit the Palestinian cause.
August 19, 2014
Prime Minister Abdullah Ensour criticised the JTA for planning the strike, accusing them of playing politics and taking students as hostages to their demands.
Out of character or perfectly in character? President of Jordan's Chamber of Commerce calls on boycott of Israeli goods
In response to brutal Israeli attacks on Gaza, Jordan Chamber of Commerce (JCC) President Nael Kabariti called on Jordanian traders and importers to boycott Israeli goods and ports
August 17, 2014
Lebanese journalist Mazen Diab was murdered in Amman this week. Jordanian police arrested four men in suspicion of his murder.
Natural gas will be supplied to Jordan through the Arab Gas Pipeline, which is a natural gas pipeline that stretches from Egypt into Jordan and other neighbouring countries.