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By Nermeen Murad - Jan 12,2019
The rare and detailed insight into the University of Jordan’s financial, operational and academic woes provided by its recently appointed president, Abdul Kareem Qudah, is a noteworthy and commendable precedent, despite the package of challenging news it delivered.Qudah called on
By Nermeen Murad - Dec 29,2018
In his last message of 2018, His Majesty King Abdullah asked the “political power centres” to deliver his vision for economic and political reform.His Majesty made very important remarks in his meeting with journalists on December 23, in which he laid out his assessment of where
By Nermeen Murad - Dec 22,2018
The Personal Status Law, currently being reviewed by the Senate, will be seen as the litmus test of the state’s commitment to the country’s Constitution and, therefore, the women of Jordan as citizens of this state.
By Nermeen Murad - Dec 15,2018
Wherever we fail in our analysis of what is causing disgruntlement among the people in Jordan, analysts invariably point to a lack of trust in the government. And it is apparent.
By Nermeen Murad - Dec 08,2018
As I was writing this column, I was also watching updates on the demonstrations at the Fourth Circle.
By Nermeen Murad - Nov 17,2018
A judge in Washington, DC ordered the White House to return media credentials to CNN reporter Jim Acosta, reversing its decision to take punitive action against a journalist who challenged American President Donald Trump in what the latter described as a break away from “Whi
By Nermeen Murad - Nov 10,2018
This weekend was a difficult one for Jordanians.
By Nermeen Murad - Nov 03,2018
The hardest task for readers of the political map over the past couple of weeks has been to make sense or create a legible framing of the government’s largely incoherent and inconsistent policies, statements and actions.
By Nermeen Murad - Oct 13,2018
There was a social media buzz this weekend over a television interview with Upper House Speaker Faisal Fayez which, many critics said, belied his lack of faith in the political maturity of the Jordanian people and his aversion to following an immediate political reform steps that
By Nermeen Murad - Oct 07,2018
A government reshuffle is anticipated this week.

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