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US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo meets with Jordan's King Abdullah II in Amman. (AFP/ File Photo)
September 24, 2018 - 08:57 GMT
King Abdullah on Sunday met with US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo in New York on the sidelines of the 73rd Session of the United Nations General Assembly meetings.
on Friday that the Cabinet's decision to exempt and reduce the sales tax on a number of food items and the agricultural sector, went into effect. (Shutterstock)
September 24, 2018 - 07:48 GMT
Minister of Finance Ezzeddine Kanakrieh announced on Friday that the Cabinet's decision to exempt and reduce the sales tax on a number of food items and the agricultural sector, went into effect as of Friday.
An image claimed to be taken in the 8ala8 Event in Amman, Jordan on Friday. (Social Media)
September 23, 2018 - 14:47 GMT
Jordan's social media exploded in anger in fury of an event called: “8ala8” [Chaos] held on Friday in Amman.
Discussions covered Jordan’s ties and partnership with the WEF. (Shutterstock)
September 23, 2018 - 08:50 GMT
His Majesty King Abdullah on Friday met with World Economic Forum (WEF) founder and Executive Chairman Professor Klaus Schwab and Mrs Schwab on the sidelines of His Majesty’s participation in the 73rd Session of the United Nations General Assembly.
Palestinian employees of United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) (AFP)
September 23, 2018 - 08:01 GMT
Minister of Foreign and Expatriates Affairs Ayman Safadi will participate next Thursday in a ministerial meeting in New York to support U.N. Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA).
(Shutterstock/File Photo)
September 23, 2018 - 07:57 GMT
King Abdullah on Friday met with World Economic Forum (WEF) founder and Executive Chairman Professor Klaus Schwab and Mrs Schwab on the sidelines of His Majesty’s participation in the 73rd Session of the United Nations General Assembly.
Prime Minister Omar Razzaz  (Twitter)
September 23, 2018 - 07:52 GMT
Prime Minister Omar Razzaz said on Friday that Jordan has a clear relationship with the International Monetary Fund, stressing there is no party imposing policies and decisions on the Kingdom.
Jordanian King Abdullah II. (AFP/File Photo)
September 20, 2018 - 11:23 GMT
King Abdullah on Wednesday called for updating both the elections and political parties laws to achieve the endgame in the reform process.
The Cabinet members’ tour to discuss the new income tax law around the country has not been received very well. (Shutterstock)
September 20, 2018 - 08:45 GMT
The Cabinet members’ tour to discuss the new income tax law around the country has not been received very well in Tafileh and Maan, and so remains the case on Wednesday in Jerash and Ajloun.
Sex work is a controversial topic in Jordanian society. /Shutterstock
September 19, 2018 - 12:18 GMT
Sex work in Jordan is a controversial topic. But what is assumed to be prostitution often turns out to be much more complicated. Sometimes what looks like prostitution involves a lot less sex than people assume. And sometimes, vulnerable people get trapped in horrific cycles of sexual abuse. Jordanian law needs to be able to see the differences, and to provide safety rather than punishment for those who have been exploited.
The Kingdom’s tourism sector needs 5,896 jobs by the end of 2019. (Shuttertstock)
September 19, 2018 - 08:27 GMT
The Kingdom’s tourism sector needs 5,896 jobs by the end of 2019, 2,369 for females and 659 for people with disabilities, a study revealed on Tuesday.
Protest in Jordan (Twitter)
September 19, 2018 - 08:00 GMT
The government’s delegation touring Jordan’s main cities to discuss the new income tax law with citizens has been poorly welcomed.
Amman Citadel, Jordan (Shutterstock/File Photo)
September 19, 2018 - 07:56 GMT
Minister of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates Ayman Safadi and Minister of Industry, Trade and Supply Tareq Hammouri held a joint meeting with Turkish Foreign Minister Mouloud Gawishoglu and Turkish Trade Minister Ruhsar Pekcan on Tuesday.
Located in the Courtyard at Campbell Gray Living, in the new, bustling Abdali, The Corner will be surrounded by shops, restaurants, and cool venues, making it a multi faceted and exciting artistic venue.
September 18, 2018 - 13:57 GMT
Reds&Blacks presented work by 16 renowned artists from Jordan, Palestine, Iraq, Egypt, Armenia, Kurdistan, Spain, Turkey, and the Philippines, on 13th September at a new gallery in the Abdali district of Amman.
Prince Ali
September 18, 2018 - 13:55 GMT
Prince Ali, president of the Asian Football Development Project (AFDP), has inaugurated a female football pitch at Zaatari refugee camp in Mafraq, the Jordan News Agency, Petra, reported on Monday.
The Kingdom’s revenues from tourism went up by 23.3 per cent, reaching $686.3 million. (Shutterstock)
September 18, 2018 - 08:52 GMT
Tourism revenues have increased by 15.4 per cent at the end of August 2018, reaching $3.6 billion (some JD2.6 billion), compared to around $3.1 billion registered in the same period last year, according to preliminary data released by the Central Bank of Jordan (CBJ) on Monday.