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By Editorial - May 04,2014
His Majesty King Abdullah visited the Jordan-Korea Technology Institute on Labour Day and called for creating job opportunities for the youth. The youth and women form the groups that suffer most when unemployment is on the rise. Worldwide, unemployment among the youth is the m
By Editorial - May 03,2014
On Thursday, Israel summoned the Jordanian envoy in Tel Aviv to protest against an opinion article by former foreign minister Kamel S.
By Editorial - Apr 30,2014
The international community today observes International Workers’ Day, a commemoration promoted by the international labour movement. It is a time to celebrate workers’ achievements and pay homage to their contribution to the progress of countries across the world.
By Editorial - Apr 29,2014
The decision of the Syrian government to deny all Syrians who fled their country during the last three years the right to vote in the upcoming presidential election would make a mockery of these elections. It is bad enough that President Bashar Assad decided to run for a third t
By Editorial - Apr 28,2014
The riots that erupted in Maan last week disrupting law and order in this southern city have been attributed to some outlaws roaming the area determined to take the law in their hands to vent their anger and frustration. The minister of interior visited this troubled city and en
By Editorial - Apr 27,2014
During his recent visit to South Korea, President Barack Obama said that perhaps there is need for “pause” in the US-brokered peace talks between Palestinians and Israelis. That came as a result of the Fateh-Hamas agreement to reach reconciliation, a move admittedly
By Editorial - Apr 26,2014
Jordan Press Association journalists voted on Friday to elect their president and council members. Out of more than 1,000 journalists registered with the association, only 715 voted; of the rest, some did not vote because they had not paid their dues to the association, others b
By Editorial - Apr 24,2014
At a recent meeting of the Middle East Network for Innovative Teaching and Learning, educators and scholars exchanged views and shared experience with a view to upgrading the educational system in Jordan. Most participants agreed that what our education system needs is to promot
By Editorial - Apr 23,2014
The US supreme court is projected to determine in the fall the status of Jerusalem, including whether to designate the holy city as part of Israel. Whether it is the White House or the US Congress that will reach that decision is of little interest to our region.
By Editorial - Apr 22,2014
The decision of two major parliamentary blocs to join forces and forge an alliance is testimony to the new level of sophistication that many deputies have achieved. This important move will see representatives of the 35-member National Parliamentary Alliance, which includes Al W



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