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By Editorial - May 23,2018
The Syrian regime has added yet another draconian weapon to its already long list of arsenals against the opposition by recently issuing a decree aiming to confiscate movable and immovable properties belonging to people regarded as members of the opposition. Damascus calls a
By Editorial - May 22,2018
Despite efforts by the government to address the problem of water shortage in the country by making huge investments on mega projects and improved water management of existing sources, the goal of becoming self-reliant in this vital area remains elusive and probably a distant mir
By Editorial - May 21,2018
It is good that the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) recognised and appreciated during its recent extraordinary summit in Istanbul the noble role of the Hashemite custodianship in protecting the holy sites in Jerusalem, but much more can, and should, be expected.In its f
By Editorial - May 21,2018
The international community witnessed a series of meetings in the wake of the killings of scores of Palestinians along the Gaza borders, the worst of which occurred last Monday, when more than 60 Palestinian protesters were gunned down by Israeli forces.It was first the UN S
By Editorial - May 19,2018
During a recent meeting with EU ambassadors in Amman, Foreign Minister Ayman Safadi called on EU countries to recognise East Jerusalem as the capital of the state of Palestine, sooner than later.Foreign Minister Safadi is correct in asking countries, including EU nations which re
By Editorial - May 17,2018
The holy month of Ramadan has just started with great hopes that it will bring good tidings and positive fortunes for worshippers.
By Editorial - May 16,2018
It appears that Iran is determined to salvage the 2015 nuclear deal from the fatal blow it has received when US President Donald Trump decided to walk away from it last week.Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif is on a diplomatic blitz to sound out the other partners in
By Editorial - May 15,2018
The spectacle associated with the Israeli-US celebrations over the opening of the US embassy in Jerusalem on Monday was disgraceful and an affront to international norms and practices.The "show" was pompous as it aimed to inflict the gravest of injuries on the pride and feel
By Editorial - May 15,2018
In defiance of international legitimacy and objections by countries around the world, the US opened its embassy in the occupied city of Jerusalem on Monday, fuelling condemnation and angry protests in Palestine as well as Arab and Muslim countries. By press time on Monday, m
By Editorial - May 13,2018
Jordan never fails to celebrate and commemorate the annual World Press Freedom Day with a renewed determination to perfect its legislation and practices on the subject.This year's celebration took the form of a roundtable discussion by various stakeholders of "Keeping Power in Ch



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