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By Editorial - Dec 13,2018
Minister of Energy and Mineral Resources Hala Zawati confirmed on Monday, at the opening session of the fourth Jordanian International Energy Summit, that renewable energy will account for more than 20 per cent of the country’s energy needs by 2020.This is most welcome news as Jo
By Editorial - Dec 12,2018
Minister of Planning and International Cooperation Mary Kawar stated the obvious on Sunday, when she told the European Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Management Christos Stylianides that Jordan cannot, and will not, force the repatriation of Syrian refugees living i
By Editorial - Dec 11,2018
News about the "Green Amman 2020" project to plant 3,000 trees at the University of Jordan (UJ) campus, made public on Sunday, must have disappointed many.Given the fact that this modest project is being launched with several other actors, including the Greater Amman Municip
By Editorial - Dec 10,2018
Minister of Finance Ezzeddine Kanakrieh has said recently that the country, meaning the government, cannot continue with the habit of borrowing from whatever source in order to make ends meet.
By Editorial - Dec 09,2018
At a time when Prime Minister Omar Razzaz has addressed the opening session of the conference entitled "Women on the Front Lines" in Amman on Thursday suggesting that more must be done to empower women and accord them equality, President of the United Arab Emirates Sheikh Khalifa
By Editorial - Dec 08,2018
Prime Minister Omar Razzaz  on Thursday laid the cornerstone of a major textile factory in Tafileh at a cost of JD1.25 million that would create job opportunities for no less than 500 people living in the same area.
By Editorial - Dec 06,2018
Prime Minister Omar Razzaz opened up to representatives of civil society organisations on Tuesday about his frustration with the widespread pessimism and distrust that permeate among many people, which he described as real impediments to progress and to sincere efforts to de
By Editorial - Dec 05,2018
When the Israeli police recommend the pressing of graft and bribery charges against Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his wife, Sara, but the Israeli attorney general refuses to do so until now, this becomes a clear case of politicisation par excellence
By Editorial - Dec 04,2018
His Majesty King Abdullah received on Sunday the final report of the independent committee set up to probe, in depth, the circumstances that led to the disastrous death of 21 people, most of whom were schoolchildren while on a field trip to the Dead Sea area, when
By Editorial - Dec 03,2018
The UN Economic and Social Commission for West Asia (ESCWA) has just issued  another warning to the countries in the Middle East that climate change is indeed on its way to the region, and with a  vengeance. The report indicated that its impact on water resour



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