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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.
By Nermeen Murad - Sep 30,2018
For those who missed the story, there was a large party for youth at a well-known outdoor restaurant in Amman based in themes from popular online games. The party, open to both sexes, also provided food and music.
By Nermeen Murad - Sep 23,2018
I had a conversation with my eldest son this week about how we make decisions and select among available choices.
By Nermeen Murad - Sep 15,2018
A source I trust told me recently that the not-for-profit sector in Jordan is the second largest employing sector in Jordan after the public sector.
By Nermeen Murad - Sep 08,2018
Most recently, Jordanians have been referring to what they call “deep state” or “al dawla al ameeqa” to refer to “shadow” forces that scuttle or hinder reform and political progress in the country.
By Nermeen Murad - Sep 01,2018
The government of Premier Omar Razzaz issued some 10 days ago an infographic that apparently showcased its success in achieving over 60 per cent of its pledges to Parliament with expectations that it would achieve all within the 100 first days in office.
By Nermeen Murad - Aug 18,2018
In June 2016, the UK voted to leave the EU.
By Nermeen Murad - Aug 04,2018
There persists a claim that Jordan has largely “escaped” the impact of the Arab Spring, yet it is becoming obvious that although we may not have witnessed a “physical” impact as such, Jordan is nevertheless in the midst of a transformational phase that is no less historically sig
By Nermeen Murad - Jul 21,2018
I was in a conversation with a visiting researcher this week and she asked whether the escalating political and military situation in Palestine could trigger instability in the Arab World within the next year.



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