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By Jawad Anani - Apr 25,2016
Judging from both US President Barack Obama’s and the heads of the GCC countries’ positions, one can say that the consensus they reached was not on real issues they have. The summit meeting in Riyadh last week was preceded and also coincided with some “amusing” events.
By Jawad Anani - Apr 18,2016
The Jordan Times crossword puzzle is one of my favourite pastime.
By Jawad Anani - Apr 11,2016
George Carlin, the famous American stand-up comedian, once made a mockery of nature preservationists.“Who the heck you think you are,” he said.“Have some modesty? You truly believe that you want to preserve mother Earth from plastics and gas emissions? Come on. For God’s sake.
By Jawad Anani - Apr 04,2016
Throughout my political career I met, in the company of the late King Hussein and HRH Prince Hassan, seven Turkish prime ministers.My first encounter was with Suleyman Demirel, in 1980, when Turkey was penniless and on fire as a result of daily fights between the Islamists under
By Jawad Anani - Mar 28,2016
On March 24, the Jordan Strategy Forum launched a report titled “Jordan Prosperity Index: Prosperity Beyond GDP”.The index measures the change in prosperity of the Jordanian society from 2007 to 2014.The three main pillars used to measure prosperity are income, living environment
By Jawad Anani - Mar 21,2016
Jordanians adore political analysis. Some of them are so smart they can build a logical — or metalogical — pyramid on the head of a pin.We, Jordanians, are not to blame.
By Jawad Anani - Mar 14,2016
Many Jordanian political and legal analysts are engaged in heated dialogue over the future of the current, 17th, Parliament.Some say it should be allowed to continue, while others ask for its immediate dissolution.On March 10, His Majesty the King ratified the 2016 amended Electi
By Jawad Anani - Mar 07,2016
Newspapers and some private media enterprises are not convinced by the statements made by government officials on the integration of Syrian workers into the labour force.They question the credibility of assertions that Syrian workers will not affect Jordanian labour employability
By Jawad Anani - Feb 15,2016
The US promised Jordan $1.3 billion in aid this year.In a recent lecture at Talal Abu Ghazaleh’s Economic Forum, the USAID deputy director in Jordan gave the details of USAID’s technical assistance to Jordan, which is big and covers a wide range of sectors.An analysis of the impa
By Jawad Anani - Feb 08,2016
Relations between Jordan and Germany have improved tremendously since the deep chasm that separated them during World War II.Both sides worked hard to get those relations back on track.A cursory look at Jordan’s streets reveals the volume of goods coming from Germany.



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