His Majesty King Abdullah on Monday stressed his full support for the Iraqi people in their efforts to establish peace and stability in their country.
‘Auto insurance prices to be floated in March’ The Jordan Insurance Federation (JIF) and the Insurance Commission have agreed to postpone floating the prices of compulsory third-party liability (TPL) auto insurance until March, JIF President Othman Budair said on Monday.
Islamic scholars issue fatwa against vote buying Leading Islamic scholars on Monday described those who buy or sell votes in the upcoming parliamentary elections as “traitors to the nation” and said such practices were prohibited in Islamic Sharia.
Ministry of Social Development officials on Monday said they were still searching for a minor who fled from a juvenile correctional centre earlier this month while being tried for murder at a juvenile court. Full story
Some Jordanian hotels have been forced to close down or sell properties due to Libya’s delay in paying outstanding dues of Libyan guests who came to the Kingdom for medical care, according to the Jordan Hotel Association (JHA). Full story
The number of press freedom violations in Jordan increased from 87 in 2011 to 96 in 2012, with government interference accounting for the rise, according to a new study by a press freedom advocacy centre. Full story
The Ministry of Environment on Monday said it was training trainers at relevant institutions to use newly acquired devices that identify ozone-depleting gases used in the manufacturing of refrigerators and air conditioners. Full story
By the end of the three-day candidacy period on Monday, 1,518 candidates had submitted applications to the Independent Elections Commission (IEC) to run for the January 23 parliamentary polls. Full story
Minister of Municipal Affairs and Minister of Water and Irrigation Mahir Abul Samin and Minister of Tourism and Minister of Environment Nayef Al Fayez on Monday visited the Hallabat area and were briefed on the demands and needs of its residents. Full story