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By Editorial - Jun 19,2018
The world took little notice of last week’s UN General Assembly resolution "urging" greater protection of the Palestinian people in Gaza and elsewhere in the Palestinian territories, including East Jerusalem, and "deploring" the Israeli use of 'excessive, disproportional and indi
By Editorial - Jun 18,2018
It took Prime Minister Omar Razzaz ten long days to form his government, no doubt because he wanted a homogeneous team of Cabinet ministers able to carry out the government's mandate in harmony as expressed in His Majesty King Abdullah's&nb
By Editorial - Jun 15,2018
It is certainly good news and most comforting that Qatar has also decided to extend aid and support to Jordan at this critical time.During His Majesty King Abdullah's meeting with Qatari Deputy Prime Minister Mohammad Al Thani in Amman on Wednesday, it was rev
By Editorial - Jun 14,2018
The summit between President Donald Trump and his North Korean counterpart Kim Jong-un in Singapore was off to a good start from the beginning of their first one-on-one contacts.The body language, the smiles and warm handshakes that permeated their p
By Editorial - Jun 12,2018
The G-7 summit in Charlevoix, Quebec, ended in disarray after US President Donald Trump locked horns with the other G-7 leaders on trade issues and other policy matters, and then reversed course at last minute refusing to endorse the group's joint communique.Trump, who arriv
By Editorial - Jun 12,2018
Much more valuable than the $2.5 billion pledged by Saudi Arabia, Kuwait and UAE to Jordan at the end of the Mecca meeting is the explanation offered for this timely intervention in Jordan's economy and financial difficulties.The final communique of the Mecca
By Editorial - Jun 11,2018
Russian President Vladimir Putin said in Moscow last week during a telephone questions and answers session with the Russian public that he had no intention to withdraw the Russian forces from Syria, at least not for the time being, and that the deployment of the Russian military
By Editorial - Jun 10,2018
The initiative of King Salman Bin Abdulaziz to convene an urgent meeting in Mecca today with His Majesty King Abdullah, Kuwait’s Emir Sheikh Sabah Al Ahmad Al Jaber Al Sabah and Abu Dhabi Crown Prince Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan to address th
By Editorial - Jun 08,2018
Prime Minister-designate Omar Razzaz is taking his time to assemble together a team of ministers for a good reason.
By Editorial - Jun 06,2018
His Majesty King Abdullah could not be any clearer when, in his letter of designation of the new Prime Minister Omar Razzaz, he outlined the key issues, goals and objectives of the agenda of the new government.Right at the outset, the King said that the main challenge facing the



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