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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

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

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 that the government will lower fuel prices before the weekend in response to pressure from MPs.  “I am 100 per ... [Jordan's] Head of the Lower House Energy and Mineral Resources Committee Mohammad Dawaimeh on Tuesday said ...

06/03/2013 - 12:24 - 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

Put your money where your wolf whistle is! Jordan puts a price on sexual harassment

not list it as a crime. Some 20 MPs submitted a memo to the Lower House’s permanent office on Thursday ... as the current Penal Code does not list it as a crime.Some 20 MPs submitted a memo to the Lower House’s permanent ... Talhouni said the ministry’s legal committee is reviewing the Penal Code and will increase penalties ...

Editor's Choice - 07/09/2014 - 12:27 - comment 0

Jordanian lower house opens 2001 budget debate

The Jordanian lower house on Monday opened debate ... to express the demands of their constituencie The Jordanian lower house on Monday ... the rapporteur of the Finance and Economic Committee, read its recommendations pertaining to the draft law. Among ...

15/08/2010 - 16:24 - 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