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By Editorial - Feb 06,2019
The Jordanian field hospital in Gaza has been in operation for 10 years already and is commemorating this brave humanitarian service with little fanfare.According to Muath Ghazlan, the director of the hospital, the medical facility has treated more than 1.9 million people in Gaza
By Editorial - Feb 04,2019
Jordanian-Iraqi relations got a strong boost on Saturday, when Prime Minister Omar Razzaz and his Iraqi counterpart Adel Abdul Mahdi and their respective high-level accompanying delegations convened a historic meeting along the border of the two countries.The meetings culmin
By Editorial - Feb 03,2019
At last, Lebanon has a government headed by the designate prime minister, Saad Hariri. This much is good news!
By Editorial - Feb 02,2019
Foreign Minister Ayman Safadi assembled and held informal talks with the foreign ministers of Egypt, Kuwait, the UAE, Bahraini and Saudi Arabia on Thursday at a Dead Sea retreat.The most that was disclosed about the "fraternal" meeting was that it was held at the King Hussein Bin
By Editorial - Jan 31,2019
The US intelligence community now says that North Korea is "unlikely to give up" its nuclear capability, an euphemism for saying that Pyongyang is going to keep its nuclear arsenal, come what may, thus disputing the optimism expressed by President Donald Trump that he is likely t
By Editorial - Jan 30,2019
The 35-day partial shutdown of the US government due to differences over funding of the proposed US-Mexico border wall got a temporary respite when President Donald Trump caved in and ordered the ending of the shutdown for three weeks, pending the resolution of the stan
By Editorial - Jan 29,2019
It is, indeed, great news that Jordan is now receiving half of its daily need of natural gas for the production of electricity from Egypt.The availability and the cost of energy is what makes or breaks a country's national economy, and Jordan is no exception.
By Editorial - Jan 28,2019
When the UN Security Council met on Saturday to consider the US request for a formal meeting on the evolving situation in Venezuela and requesting the council's endorsement of Juan Guaido, the opposition leader in the country, as the interim president instead of the incumbent ele
By Editorial - Jan 27,2019
The World Economic Forum (WEF) annual meeting in Davos, Switzerland, appears to be adhering to its mission after it came into being in 1971.To attest to its vitality and relevancy, heads of state, business tycoons, CEOs of major companies, heads of international or
By Editorial - Jan 26,2019
Senate President Faisal Fayez has set a fine example for the supremacy of law and order in the country over tribal rights by not coming to the rescue of three young men, belonging to his tribe, who took the law into their hands earlier this month when they opened fire o



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