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King receives U.S. secretary of defense
His Majesty King Abdullah II on Monday received U.S. Secretary of Defense James Mattis and discussed with him the strategic partnership between Jordan and the United States as well as regional issues.
Eclipse nears U.S. West Coast as millions ready for historic event
The United States' first total solar eclipse in nearly four decades is approaching the starting point of the "path of totality" in Oregon, where millions of residents and tourists will witness the historic event Monday morning.
Most expensive British car ever sold goes for $22.5 million
The most expensive British car ever sold exchanged hands for $22.5 million during an auction at Monterey Car Week in California on Friday.
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Turkish president arrives in Amman
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan arrived in Amman on Monday on an official visit for talks with His Majesty King Abdullah II on means to forge closer cooperation between the two countries as well as the latest developments in the region.
USS John S. McCain arrives at naval base after collision; 10 sailors missing
The U.S. Navy said Monday the USS John S. McCain has arrived at Singapore's Changi Naval Base after a collision with a merchant vessel -- which has left 10 sailors missing.
In open letter, Taliban urges Trump to withdraw from Afghanistan
The Taliban wrote an open letter to President Donald Trump, urging him to "be responsible," stop listening to "stooges" in Kabul and withdraw U.S. troops from Afghanistan.
Tillerson: Trump administration is still interested in dialogue with North Korea
US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said the US administration is still interested in dialogue with North Korean President Kim Jong-un but "that's up to him." He added: "I have no response to his decisions at all at this time." Tillerson has previously said the US is open to talks with North Korea i
U.S., China agree to improve military communication
United States and China military leaders signed an agreement Tuesday in Beijing in an attempt to improve communication and avoid misunderstandings.
Jordanian field hospital distributes aid in Gaza
Jordanian Field Hospital "Gaza 48" on Wednesday distributed aid to a number of charity societies and needy families in the blockaded Gaza Strip.
Americans using antidepressants up 65 percent since 1999
The number of Americans who say they've taken an antidepressant over the past month rose by 65 percent between 1999 and 2014, a new government survey finds.
North Korea SLBMs prompt South to consider nuclear subs
The South Korean government may be looking to acquire nuclear-powered submarines, a possible response to North Korea's development of submarine-launched ballistic missiles.
Small asteroid to pass between Earth and the moon
An asteroid measuring between 49 and 98 feet wide will pass within a few thousand miles of Earth on Oct. 12, according to NASA scientists.
Alternative medicine only treatment linked to lower cancer survival
Yale University researchers warn in a new study alternative therapies as the treatment for curable cancers are at a significantly higher risk of death.
Venezuela leader Maduro wants to meet Trump in NYC
Amid his country's ongoing economic and political crises, Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro -- a frequent critic of the United States -- has called for a face-to-face meeting with President Donald Trump.
Uber investor sues former CEO Kalanick for fraud
One of the investors behind the ousting of Travis Kalanick from Uber earlier this summer sued the former CEO on allegations of fraud Thursday.
King arrives in Ramallah for talks with Palestinian president
His Majesty King Abdullah II Monday arrived in Ramallah in an official visit, to meet with the Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas.
Police officer promoted following
A police sergeant, who was fatally shot on Saturday, has been posthumously promoted to the rank of warrant officer, police chief, Maj. Gen. Ahmad Faqih, ordered Monday.
King leaves for UK
His Majesty King Abdullah II on Monday left for the United Kingdom, where he will patronize next Friday the graduation ceremony of the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst's officers, which includes His Royal Highness Prince Hussein bin Abdullah II, the Crown Prince.
New heatwave hits Jordan Monday
The Kingdom, on Monday, will be affected again by a new heatwave that will push temperatures 5-6 degrees above seasonal average and bring hot conditions in Amman, the hilly areas and the Badia regions, while it will be very hot in Dead Sea, the Jordan Valley and Aqaba.
Study: Female brain is more active than the male brain
The results of the largest functional brain imaging survey ever conducted suggest female brains are more active than male brains.
Global momentum underway for electric vehicles
The drive toward electric vehicles gained international momentum with Germany and the United States making strides on the sea change in the automotive industry.