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  • Heavy fighting in Gaza sees mounting death toll

    Heavy fighting in Gaza sees mounting death toll

    Jordan News.Net - Monday 21st July, 2014

    GAZA CITY, Palestine - Global concerns over mounting casualties in Gaza escalated on Tuesday amid diplomatic efforts to bring peace to the region as the death toll in the troubled Middle East region ...

  • Hamas genocidal terrorists says Netanyahu

    Hamas genocidal terrorists says Netanyahu

    Jordan News.Net - Sunday 20th July, 2014

    GAZA - The carnage continues in war-torn Gaza with scores of Palestinians, and more Israeli soldiers dying on Monday. Seven Israeli officers and soldiers were killed in separate incidents, four ...

  • Fighting in Libyan capital escalates as militia battle for control of airport

    Fighting in Libyan capital escalates as militia battle for control of airport

    Jordan News.Net - Sunday 20th July, 2014

    TRIPOLI, Libya - Fighting between rival militant groups vying for control of Tripoli airport in the Libyan capital escalated significantly Sunday in what is being called the worst conflict in Libya ...

  • Israel ground offensive sees scores killed on both sides

    Israel ground offensive sees scores killed on both sides

    Jordan News.Net - Sunday 20th July, 2014

    GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip - The conflict in the Gaza Strip between Israeli forces and Hamas militants saw its deadliest day since it began nearly two weeks ago with more than 60 Palestinians and 13 ...

  • Israel rejects claims of captured soldier

    Israel rejects claims of captured soldier

    Jordan News.Net - Sunday 20th July, 2014

    GAZA STRIP - An Israeli soldier was claimed to have been captured by militants in Gaza, capping off the bloodiest and deadliest day in the conflict so far. Ron Prosor, the Israeli Ambassador to ...

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  • Kerry Discusses Gaza with Arab League Egyptian Officials

    Jordan News.Net - Tuesday 22nd July, 2014

    CAIRO - U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is in Cairo for talks with Egyptian and Arab League officials on finding an end to fighting in Gaza. Kerry told Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shukri ...

  • Kurdish Peshmerga Force Secures Kirkuk Its Oil

    Jordan News.Net - Sunday 20th July, 2014

    KIRKUK, IRAQI KURDISTAN - The Kurdistan regional government has sent its Peshmerga troops into the adjacent province of Kirkuk to drive out insurgents, and to secure the area's rich oil fields. By ...

  • UN Security Council to Hold Emergency Session on Gaza

    Jordan News.Net - Sunday 20th July, 2014

    amp;lt;pamp;gt;The United Nations Security Council is set to meet late Sunday for an emergency session on the crisis in the Gaza Strip, as Israel presses its air and ground offensive against ...

  • Ban meets with Abbas in Qatar reiterates call for immediate ceasefire

    Jordan News.Net - Sunday 20th July, 2014

    20 July 2014 - As the fighting raged in Gaza, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today met with Qatar's Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani and Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas in Doha, the first ...

  • $320 monthly salary for Indian maids in Saudi Arabia

    Jordan News.Net - Tuesday 22nd July, 2014

    The monthly salary for Indian maids recruited in Saudi Arabia has been fixed at 1,200 Saudi riyals ($320), a media report said Tuesday. Saudi Arabia's national recruitment committee has also asked ...

  • Two Indians found dead in Oman

    Jordan News.Net - Tuesday 22nd July, 2014

    Two Indians were found dead under mysterious circumstances in Oman, a media report said Tuesday. Vandana Vijayakumar, 31, an advertising professional, was found dead outside her office premises, ...

  • Deadly virus detected in camel barn

    Jordan News.Net - Tuesday 22nd July, 2014

    Researchers have detected genetic fragments of deadly Middle East Respiratory Syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) in the air of a barn housing a camel infected with the virus. MERS is a serious viral ...

  • Ceasefire not enough for durable Middle East peace UN chief

    Jordan News.Net - Monday 21st July, 2014

    UN Secretary- General Ban Ki-moon arrived in Cairo Monday in a bid to push for a ceasefire in the Gaza Strip, which he stressed was "not enough" for a durable Middle East peace, a UN spokesperson ...

  • Egypt says no change in Gaza ceasefire initiative

    Jordan News.Net - Monday 21st July, 2014

    Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shukry said Monday that Egypt has no intention to amend its ceasefire initiative proposed last week between Israel and the Gaza-ruling Hamas movement. At a joint ...

  • Saudi Arabia recruiting maids aged between 25 and 50

    Jordan News.Net - Monday 21st July, 2014

    The age of Indian domestic workers looking for employment in Saudi Arabia has been set between 25 and 50 years under a new employment agreement finalised by the two countries, media reported. "Our ...

  • Egypt Air to fly to New Delhi thrice a week

    Jordan News.Net - Monday 21st July, 2014

    Egypt's flasgship carrier Egypt Air will launch direct flights to New Delhi to meet the increasing tourist influx from India. According to a new agreement, Egypt Air, which currently operates four ...

  • Israel court rejects petition to protect Arab Bedouins

    Jordan News.Net - Monday 21st July, 2014

    The Supreme Court of Israel rejected a petition by human rights groups to protect Arab Bedouin villages in southern Israel from Gaza rocket fire. The petition Sunday was submitted following the ...

  • Kerry to travel to Egypt over Gaza situation

    Jordan News.Net - Sunday 20th July, 2014

    US Secretary of State John Kerry will travel to Egypt Monday to meet officials on the situation in Gaza, the State Department said Sunday. Kerry is working to support Egypt's initiative to pursue a ...

  • Pakistan HC hosts Iftar party during Ramadan

    Jordan News.Net - Monday 21st July, 2014

    The Pakistan High Commission held the annual Iftar party during the holy month of Ramadan in the capital. Pakistan High Commissioner, Abdul Basit, greeted all with a hug. He greeted all those who ...

  • Kids paint myriad hues of Ramadan in Kashmir

    Jordan News.Net - Monday 21st July, 2014

    Children in Jammu and Kashmir drew and painted their imaginations during a painting competition-cum-exhibition during the holy month of Ramadan. The event was organised on Sunday for youth, ...

  • Bangladesh PM Hasina joins Iftar party with journalists

    Jordan News.Net - Monday 21st July, 2014

    Bangladeshi Prime Minister, Sheikh Hasina, joined an Iftar party with journalists and other guests during the holy month of Ramadan here in her nation's capital on Friday. Hasina wished a safe and ...

  • Vodafone Qatar beats forecasts with smaller quarterly loss

    West Australian - Tuesday 22nd July, 2014

    , reported a narrowing first-quarter loss on Tuesday, beating the average forecast of analysts as revenue and subscriber numbers jumped. The No.2 telecoms operator in the Gulf Arab state made a net ...

  • English FA chairman on Qatar World Cup ‘Certain it won’t happen in the summer’

    The National - Tuesday 22nd July, 2014

    FA chairman Greg Dyke told MPs he is “certain” the 2022 World Cup in Qatar will not be held in the summer, insisting it is “too dangerous” due to the high temperatures.Dyke ...

  • As the days fly by make it a meaningful end to Ramadan

    The National - Tuesday 22nd July, 2014

    If moments carry meanings then the quintessential meaning of Ramadan lies in mercy and generous giving. Ramadan is thus a banquet of compassion. You’ll be excused if you remain at the table ...

  • Saudi Arabia gives green light to ease foreign ownership restrictions

    The National - Tuesday 22nd July, 2014

    Foreign investors are poised to enter Saudi Arabia’s US$531 billion stock market after the government gave the go-ahead for foreign ownership restrictions to be eased.The kingdom’s ...

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