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By Editorial - Mar 06,2014
His Majesty King Abdullah’s tour of Al Hassan Industrial Estate should raise awareness about the role of entrepreneurs and pilot industrial projects in promoting the national economy and creating job opportunities for Jordanians. Small businesses, including innovative indu
By Editorial - Mar 05,2014
US President Barack Obama, in an interview with Bloomberg TV station on the eve of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s visit to the US, wondered why Israel is reluctant to arrive at peace with the Palestinians. “If not now, when? And if not you, Mr.
By Editorial - Mar 04,2014
His Majesty King Abdullah’s meeting with visiting Moroccan Prime Minister Abdelilah Benkirane could only strengthen the already solid relations between Jordan and Morocco. The two kingdoms share many common perspectives and interests.
By Editorial - Mar 03,2014
On Sunday, 13 deputies called for amending the Public Health Law to allow nargileh to be smoked in restaurants, cafés and at tourist sites. The call comes weeks after authorities decided to start enforcing a law that bans smoking in public places, a decision that includes
By Editorial - Mar 02,2014
The fact that the UN Security Council held meetings, both open and behind closed doors, over the weekend to discuss the Ukrainian situation is somehow encouraging. The intervention of the council on the fast deteriorating conflict in Ukraine is a test of its relevance. By stepp
By Editorial - Mar 01,2014
According to Jordanian climatologists, this year’s winter is the driest season ever. At a recent seminar conducted by the Jordanian Society for Scientific Research, a professor at the University of Jordan said that the drought this year is unprecedented in all the contempo
By Editorial - Feb 27,2014
Israel’s continued encroachments on the holy sites in East Jerusalem and the attempt by some misguided Knesset members to call for a debate aiming to strip Jordan of its status of custodian of Muslim and Christian holy sites in the city have, understandably, stirred the ang
By Editorial - Feb 26,2014
During His Majesty King Abdullah’s official visit to Indonesia, the second and final stop on his trip to Southeast Asia, where he held talks with Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono and other high officials, a wide range of issues were on the agenda. The King was
By Editorial - Feb 26,2014
During His Majesty King Abdullah’s official visit to Indonesia, the second and final stop on his trip to Southeast Asia, where he held talks with Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono and other high officials, a wide range of issues were on the agenda. The King was
By Editorial - Feb 25,2014
His Majesty King Abdullah’s visit to Singapore for talks with President Tony Tan and senior officials covered a whole range of issues affecting peace and security in the Middle East, but also economic prospects that await exploration. Attesting to the great potential attac

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