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Jordan's government to be asked to trim down for the new year

The Lower House Financial Committee will request the government to downsize the 2014 state budget draft ... Main headlines, Jordan) The Lower House Financial Committee will request the government ... to lower the budget deficit so the Lower House can pass this spending bill, he stressed, criticising ...

08/12/2013 - 05:01 - comment 0

Fuel prices could drop in Jordan

[Jordan's] Head of the Lower House Energy and Mineral Resources Committee Mohammad Dawaimeh on Tuesday said ... [Jordan's] Head of the Lower House Energy and Mineral Resources Committee Mohammad Dawaimeh on Tuesday said ... without consulting the House. “The pockets of Jordanians should no longer remain the main financier ...

06/03/2013 - 12:24 - comment 0

Money laundering claims prompt US investigation

Middle East and US financial institutions. The House of Representatives, the lower house of the US ... and US financial institutions.The House of Representatives, the lower house of the US Congress, ... Committee on Financial Services will hear evidence from witnesses concerning the movement of US$1 trillion ...

27/09/2010 - 16:53 - comment 0

Controversial amendments passed in Jordanian lower house restricting journalists and internet

The Lower House on Tuesday passed the controversial ... described as a return to the "martial law" era. The Lower House ... position is at odds with the House committee’s overall position, which endorsed the bill. In addition ...

12/09/2012 - 14:25 - comment 0

Lower House bristles over proposed petrol hikes

the government to step back from increasing oil prices in Jordan, a Lower House member said Sunday. ... in Jordan, a Lower House member said Sunday.     Mahmoud Kharabsheh said Lower House members who ... prompted the Lower House to circulate a petition in opposition to the measure.     "The ...

15/08/2010 - 23:40 - comment 0

Jordan’s Lower House Expected to Ratify Draft on Nuclear Energy Tuesday

Jordan’s lower house of parliament is expected ... Jordan’s lower house of parliament is expected on Tuesday to ratify the nuclear energy draft law, which ... committee, Ali Abu Rubeiha, was quoted as saying by the Jordan Times newspaper.   "Only one quarter ...

19/05/2010 - 09:50 - comment 0

Jordanian parliament votes to expel Israel's ambassador

heads the Palestine Committee. Ahead of the vote, Lower House Speaker Atef Tarawneh explained ... Members of Jordan's Lower House voted to expel ... The majority of the 150-member Lower House on Wednesday voted in favour of a motion to expel Israel’s ...

27/02/2014 - 20:07 - comment 0

Lower House approves Aqaba Special Economic Zone draft law

(Jordan Times) – The Lower House of Parliament ... ( Jordan Times ) – The Lower House of Parliament on Tuesday endorsed a draft law ... Jordan's economy.   But House Speaker Abdul Hadi Majali was compelled to adjourn the meeting until ...

16/08/2010 - 00:06 - comment 0

Jordan MPs criticise delays in implementing renewable energy projects

Integrity Committee to investigate the allegations. Former Lower House speaker Abdul Karim Dughmi ... The Lower House on Wednesday referred the draft ... in the “first reading” of the bill. The Lower House on Wednesday referred the draft ...

28/08/2014 - 06:19 - comment 0

Israeli Housing Minister plans to build 10,000 settlement homes to relieve housing crisis

10,000 homes in the West Bank and East Jerusalem to lower housing costs, Housing Minister Uri Ariel ... 10,000 homes in the West Bank and East Jerusalem to lower housing costs, Housing Minister Uri Ariel ... Bank and East Jerusalem to lower housing costs, Housing Minister Uri Ariel was quoted as saying ...

14/07/2013 - 10:06 - comment 0