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Cassation Court rejects extraditing Tamimi to US authorities
The Court of Cassation approved a decision taken by the Amman Court of Appeal not to extradite Jordanian citizen Ahlam Tamimi, to the US authorities.
King meets group of Jordanian entrepreneurs
His Majesty King Abdullah II met in the presence of He Majesty Queen Rania Al Abdullah on Sunday, with a group of Jordanian entrepreneurs in the technological sector.
Jordan pubic debt reaches JOD26bln in 2016
Jordan's total public debt at the end of 2016 amounted to JOD26.092 billion or 94.8 per cent of projected 2016 GDP of JOD27.520 billion, compared to 93.4 per cent of GDP at the end of 2015.
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UN Security council to discuss "Report on Settlements"
The United Nations Security Council Friday will hold a session to discuss the (Israeli) illegal settlements.
Jordan, France sign 10-mln-Euro agreement for water sector
Minister of Water and Irrigation, Hazem al- Nasser, Monday, said that his ministry is now focused on reducing energy consumption in all water facilities by maximizing dependency on renewable energy.
PM makes phone call with Iraqi counterpart
Prime Minister Hani Mulki on Thursday made a phone call with his Iraqi counterpart Haidar Al Abadi and discussed ways to bolster ties between the two countries, mainly in economic and trade fields.
Two unidentified cylinder-like objects fall in Irbid, says Governor
Two unidentified cylinder-like objects have fallen in the northern governorate of Irbid, the city Governor Radwan Al Otoum said on Friday.
Debris from Israeli and Syrian missiles land in Jordan, says Army
Debris from Israeli missiles intercepting Syrian missiles fell in several towns in the northern governorate of Irbid and in Ghor al Safi in the Southern Jordan Valley, an official source at the Jordan Armed Forces-Arab Army said on Friday.
Rima Khalaf quits ESCWA over report on apartheid Israel
The UN on Friday announced that it has accepted the resignation of Head of the Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA), Rima Khalaf.
Foreign minister discusses ties with Egyptian counterpart
Minister of Foreign and Expatriate Affairs Ayman Safadi on Thursday discussed with his Egyptian counterpart Sameh Shukri bilateral ties and ways of bolstering them.
Car bomb blast kills 6 near hotel in Somalia's capital
A suicide car bomber detonated near a hotel in Somalia's capital Monday morning, killing and injuring a number of people, police said.
(Israeli) soldiers shot dead Palestinian young man in Jerusalem
A Palestinian young man was shot dead early Monday by (Israeli) soldiers in Bab Al-Asbat area in the occupied city of Jerusalem.
UNICEF: 2016 was deadliest yet for children in Syria
At least 652 children died in Syria's civil war in 2016, more than in any of the prior five years and a 20 percent increase over 2015, UNICEF reported Monday.
U.S., South Korean drills include bin Laden assassination team
U.S. and South Korean troops are holding the largest joint military exercise the two sides have conducted on the peninsula, and U.S. Special Missions Units responsible for the killing of Osama bin Laden in 2011, including SEAL Team Six, are taking part.
Dutch warn citizens in Turkey amid diplomatic tensions
The Netherlands on Monday issued a new travel warning to Dutch citizens in Turkey urging them to take care amid a bitter row between the two countries, according to Al-Arabiya T.V channel.
Pm meets World Bank vice president
Prime Minister Hani Mulki met on Thursday, with Vice President of the World Bank for the Middle East and North Africa Hafez Ghanem and the accompanying delegation.
King receives US Army Chief of Staff
His Majesty King Abdullah II, on Thursday, received US Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Gen. Joseph Dunford and discussed bilateral ties, namely, in the military sphere.
China Working on Stealth Military Drones
China’s largest missile maker is developing military drones with stealth abilities that can evade anti-aircraft weapons, the official China Daily said Thursday.
More than 2,000 Palestinians leave Gaza through Rafah border crossing
Egyptian authorities closed the Rafah crossing between Egypt and the besieged Gaza Strip on Thursday after 3 days of opening it in both directions.
Jordan, Italy sign 169 million euro aid program
The Jordanian and Italian governments on Thursday, singed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) that includes an Italian 169 million euro aid program for Jordan for the years 2017-2019.
King, British defence forces chief discuss military ties
His Majesty King Abdullah II, the Supreme commander of the Jordan Armed Forces- Arab Army, Sunday welcomed British Chief of the Defence Forces Air Chief Marshal Sir Stuart Peach and discussed relations between the two countries, particularly in military and defence fields.