Monthly Archives: February 2015

JORDAN:688 DEAD, 14,000 INJURED IN TRAFFIC ACCIDENTS IN 2014

AMMAN, Feb. 28 – Statistics issued by the Central Traffic Department (CTD) , showed that the number of traffic accidents and deaths had declined in 2014 compared to the previous year. According to the statistics, there were 102,441 accidents in

BOMBING KILLS 11 PEOPLE IN SW SYRIA

AMMAN, Feb 28 — At least 11 people were killed on Friday in a bomb explosion in Al-Dameer Town in Reef Dimashq Province in northwest Syria, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR) said. The death toll is expected to

JORDAN TO START PREPARING TENDER DOCUMENTS FOR RED SEA WATER PROJECT

AMMAN, Feb. 28 — Jordan will start over the next few weeks to prepare studies and tender documents for the first phase of the Red Sea desalination project, Minister of Water and Irrigation Hazem Al Nasser said. Al Nasser added

JORDAN, ISRAEL SIGN DEAL TO IMPLEMENT RED SEA-DEAD SEA PROJECT

DEAD SEA (Jordan), Feb 27 — Jordan and Israel signed here Thursday an agreement to implement the first phase of the Red Sea-Dead Sea project to jointly build a desalination plant north of Aqaba, Jordan, in presence of representatives from

JORDAN KING HOLDS TALKS WITH EGYPTIAN PRESIDENT IN CAIRO

CAIRO, Feb 27 — King Abdullah II of Jordan and Egyptian President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi, Thursday, held talks on Jordanian-Egyptian relations and ways to promote these in all fields, as well as the latest developments in the region. During the

JORDANIAN ARMY SHOT DEAD FIVE INFILTRATORS FROM SYRIA

AMMAN, Feb 27 — The Jordan Armed Forces-Arab Army (JAF) killed five men who tried to illegally enter the Kingdom within a two-day period this week, a JAF statement said. Three infiltrators attempted to cross the border at 10:30pm on

JORDAN, UN DISCUSS COOPERATION, REGIONAL DEVELOPMENTS

AMMAN, Feb 27 — Minister of Foreign Affairs and Expatriate Affairs Nasser Judeh and United Nations (UN) Special Representative for Iraq Nikolay Mladenov Thursday discussed cooperation between the Kingdom and the UN as well as latest developments in the region.

JORDAN CONDEMNS BURNING OF CHURCH IN JERUSALEM BY JEWISH EXTREMISTS

AMMAN, Feb 27– Jordan’s Minister of State for Media Affairs Mohammad Al Momani has condemned the burning of a church by Jewish extremists in occupied Jerusalem early Thursday. The government spokesman said that the act of burning the church and