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By Editorial - Feb 20,2018
Prime Minister Hani Mulki survived on Sunday a motion of no-confidence in the Lower House, albeit by a small margin, with 67 deputies voting for him and 49 deputies against.There were eight abstentions and some deputies did not even bother to attend the parliamenta
By Editorial - Feb 19,2018
The whole country must have breathed a sigh of relief when the Jordan Armed Forces-Arab Army (JAF) recently foiled an attempt by a group of outlaws to smuggle in weapons, drugs and even terrorists through Jordan's borders with Syria.The Jordan News Agency, Petra, reported on Satu
By Editorial - Feb 18,2018
Israeli television channels 2 and 10 recently confirmed that Israeli police have recommended indicting Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on two counts, bribery and breach of trust.According to evidence collected by the police, Netanyahu received gifts from influential bus
By Editorial - Feb 17,2018
His Majesty King Abdullah's visit to Moscow for summit talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin coincided with the 55th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between the two countries.Opening a direct channel of diplomatic relations with Moscow was a mi
By Editorial - Feb 15,2018
The visit of US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson to Jordan for talks with His Majesty King Abdullah and senior government officials, including Minister of Foreign Affairs Ayman Safadi, was not only timely but also a big success by all standards.It is not only the size of the
By Editorial - Feb 14,2018
Prime Minister Hani Mulki could not have been more candid and forthright when, during his interview with Jordan Television on Tuesday, he spoke about why the country's economy is where it is now.The crisis in the country, said the premier, is nothing less and nothing more than th
By Editorial - Feb 13,2018
President Donald Trump has at last recognised that Israel's settlement policy is a significant impediment to peace between Israel and the Palestinians.
By Editorial - Feb 12,2018
With downing of an Israeli warplane on Saturday by Syrian air defences, followed by more Israeli strikes at Syrian and Iranian military targets in Syria, the stage could be set for further escalation of tensions between Israel and Syria that could extend to Iranian mili
By Editorial - Feb 11,2018
Robbing banks, pharmacies, gasoline stations or even groceries has increased over the past few days generating fears that this new phenomenon, which is alien to Jordanian culture, could accelerate to becoming a major threat to the rule of law and national security.
By Editorial - Feb 10,2018
It is simply "shameful" that the UN Security Council (UNSC) could not take a position last Thursday on the appeal by UN aid officials for a month-long humanitarian ceasefire to allow food and medicine to reach the besieged Syrian people in rebel-held Eastern Ghouta area of Damasc



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