Jordan News Agency (Petra) - General News
Daily News Bulletin
Tue, 20 Mar 2018 08:03:11
Jordan News Agency (Petra) starts its daily news bulletin from Amman for Tuesday, March 20, 2018, corresponding to Rajab 2, 1439 Hijri.
Spring, warm weather ahead for three days
Tue, 20 Mar 2018 09:31:52
Amman, March 20 (Petra)-- A slight drop in mercury levels is expected on Tuesday, but they will remain above their annual average creating spring and warm conditions across the Kingdom until Wednesday with northwesterly moderate winds, according to Jordan Metrological Department (JMD).
Seoul-Washington military exercises to resume next month
Tue, 20 Mar 2018 10:23:47
Amman, March 20 (Petra)-- The United States and South Korea will resume their annual joint military drills next month, Seoul announced on Tuesday.
Israeli forces push deep into Gaza
Tue, 20 Mar 2018 11:04:51
Gaza, March 20 (Petra)-- Israeli occupation forces early Tuesday made an incursion into Palestinian lands east of Beit Hanoun town and Khan Younis in the Gaza Strip.
Amman Bourse opens trading with drop
Tue, 20 Mar 2018 11:12:06
Amman, March 20 (Petra)-- The Amman Stock Exchange (ASE) on Tuesday opened trading with a drop to 2,215 points from its yesterday's closure of 2,217 points.
King congratulates Putin on his re-election
Tue, 20 Mar 2018 12:03:32
Amman, March 20 (Petra) - His Majesty King Abdullah II on Tuesday made a telephone call with Russian President Vladimir Putin to congratulate him on his re-election as a president of Russia.
King congratulates Tunisian President on national day
Tue, 20 Mar 2018 12:03:41
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One killed in traffic accident in Balqa governorate
Tue, 20 Mar 2018 12:21:05
Amman, March 20 (Petra)--One person was killed in a traffic accident in Slaihi region in the Balqa Governorate, according to the Civil Defense Department (CDD).
China calls on US to act rationally over trade
Tue, 20 Mar 2018 12:22:05
Beijing, March 20 (Petra)-- Chinese Prime Minister Li Keqiang appealed to Washington on Tuesday to "act rationally" and not to act "emotionally", as U.
Rise of Amman population to 4 million imposed new challenges on GAM
Tue, 20 Mar 2018 13:38:12
Amman, March 20 (Petra)--Deputy Mayor of Amman Hazem al-Nuaimat said that the population of Amman has risen by 1.
Gendarmerie director receives Japanese ambassador
Tue, 20 Mar 2018 13:45:18
Amman, March 20 (Petra) - The Director General of the Gendarmerie Department, Major General Hussein Mohammad Al-Hawatmeh, discussed with Japanese Ambassador to the Kingdom Hidenao Yanagi, ways to enhance cooperation and coordination between the two sides.
S.Korea, EU cooperate for peaceful denuclearization of N. Korea
Tue, 20 Mar 2018 13:48:14
Amman, March 20 (Petra)-- South Korea and the member countries of the European Union (EU) reaffirmed that they will work closely together to achieve a peaceful and negotiated solution of North Korean nuclear issue, the Korea's foreign ministry said Tuesday.
Jordan, Germany sign training programme for Jordanians, Syrian refugees
Tue, 20 Mar 2018 15:37:25
Amman, March 20 (Petra) -- Acting Director General of the Vocational Training Corporation (VTC), Omar Qutaishat, and a delegation of the German Federal Enterprise for International Cooperation Tuesday signed an agreement to train Jordanians and Syrian refugees.