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By Editorial - Dec 02,2018
The Ministry of Awqaf and Islamic Affairs’ Iftaa Department in Jordan has  issued a timely fatwa (religious edict) on Wednesday, declaring that smoking electronic cigarettes and argileh (water pipe)  is just as bad as smoking traditional tobacco products and is the
By Editorial - Dec 01,2018
The G-20 summit, which opened on Friday, in Buenos Aires is the 13th of its kind with the aim of addressing not only major economic problems and challenges facing the world, but also dealing with regional and international flashpoints.This time, the G-20
By Editorial - Nov 29,2018
His Majesty King Abdullah heard very warm words from Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe about Jordanian-Japanese relations during their talks, which showed the depth of the bilateral relations between the two countries.During the joint press conference at the conclusion
By Editorial - Nov 28,2018
US government agencies and departments well-versed in issues related to global warming have recently issued yet another warning that climate change, if left unchecked, will, not could, cost the US hundreds of billions of dollars and wreak havoc with the health and envir
By Editorial - Nov 27,2018
His Majesty King Abdullah, accompanied by Her Majesty Queen Rania, started on Monday a several-day official working visit to Japan for talks with Japanese Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko.This is an exceptional visit that comes in the context of 64 years of historical and deep
By Editorial - Nov 26,2018
According to a recent report on sexual harassment in the workplace in Jordan entitled "Silent Women", prepared by the Arab Renaissance for Democracy and Development (ARDD), over 50 per cent of Jordanian women and around 73 per cent of Syrian refugee women who sought legal consult
By Editorial - Nov 25,2018
There is now a glimmer of hope of bringing the two warring sides in Yemen to the negotiating table with a view to ending the fighting that plunged the country into one of the world's worst humanitarian crises.More than 12 million Yemeni people are now on the brink of starvat
By Editorial - Nov 24,2018
The government has recently launched with fanfare the electronic platform "right to know" under the patronage of Prime Minister Omar Razzaz.
By Editorial - Nov 22,2018
The coalition government of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was on the brink of collapse last week, when former Israeli minister of defence Avigdor Lieberman abruptly decided to resign from Netanyahu's government over differences on Israel's response to Hamas in Gaza.Li
By Editorial - Nov 21,2018
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) is painting a grim picture of the Jordanian economy, having predicted that economic growth in the country would drop from 2.5 per cent in 2017 to 2.3 per cent in 2018.



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