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By Editorial - Dec 20,2018
The tourism industry in Jordan is, obviously, rosy and flourishing in terms of revenues generated by an ever increasing number of incoming tourists.The Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities (MoTA) confirmed on Monday that tourism revenues reached JD3.455 billion in t
By Editorial - Dec 19,2018
The forcible repatriation of the fugitive from justice Awni Mutee from Turkey to Jordan to face charges of corruption and graft was no easy task.
By Editorial - Dec 18,2018
The 70th Human Rights Day has come and gone with little fanfare across the globe.The occasion for the commemoration of the day was the adoption of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights by the UN General Assembly on December 10, 1948.
By Editorial - Dec 17,2018
The ceasefire that was brokered in Stockholm between the legitimate Yemeni forces and the Houthi rebels in Hodeida Port city is officially scheduled to take effect today, but judging by the fierce fighting still raging between the two sides, the fragile truce may not hold after a
By Editorial - Dec 16,2018
Jordan has condemned, and rightly so, Australia's decision to recognise West Jerusalem as Israel's capital, contrary to international law and UN resolutions on Jerusalem.Under international norms, as clearly recognised by various UN resolutions, Jerusalem is c
By Editorial - Dec 15,2018
No doubt, the Greater Amman Municipality (GAM) has a lot on its plate and has difficulty dealing with the mushrooming challenges Amman continues to face year in and year out, with no end in sight.Financial constraints can be the most obvious reason why the GAM
By Editorial - Dec 13,2018
Minister of Energy and Mineral Resources Hala Zawati confirmed on Monday, at the opening session of the fourth Jordanian International Energy Summit, that renewable energy will account for more than 20 per cent of the country’s energy needs by 2020.This is most welcome news as Jo
By Editorial - Dec 12,2018
Minister of Planning and International Cooperation Mary Kawar stated the obvious on Sunday, when she told the European Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Management Christos Stylianides that Jordan cannot, and will not, force the repatriation of Syrian refugees living i
By Editorial - Dec 11,2018
News about the "Green Amman 2020" project to plant 3,000 trees at the University of Jordan (UJ) campus, made public on Sunday, must have disappointed many.Given the fact that this modest project is being launched with several other actors, including the Greater Amman Municip
By Editorial - Dec 10,2018
Minister of Finance Ezzeddine Kanakrieh has said recently that the country, meaning the government, cannot continue with the habit of borrowing from whatever source in order to make ends meet.

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