Jordan

Jordan’s welfare benefits the world

Feb 07,2016 – JORDAN TIMES – EDITORIAL His Majesty King Abdullah’s address at the recently held “Supporting Syria and the Region Conference” in London underscored the urgent need to adopt a new approach in dealing with the protracted Syrian crisis, as “we are confronted with what is arguably the worst, […]

Generous gesture

Feb 06,2016 – JORDAN TIMES EDITORIAL His Majesty King Abdullah recently issued directives to concerned Royal Palace officials to continue implementing Royal initiatives extending help to underprivileged families, charity societies, orphanages, the elderly and people with disabilities. These most vulnerable groups of people will benefit from the Royal directives, which […]

Islam’s path to modernity

Jan 21,2016 – JORDAN TIMES – Mohammad Fazlhashemi Many in the Muslim community have long taken issue with the United Nations Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR). The declaration, these critics attest, was created by colonial powers with a long history of gross human rights violations and amounts to yet another […]

It’s time to face the truth about immigration – starting with the facts about who’s most likely to commit crime

Studies actually show immigrants seem less likely to commit crime than native populations, despite tending to have lower incomes and live in deprived areas Ian Birrell @ianbirrell Police use pepper spray to control supporters of Pegida, Hogesa (Hooligans against Salafists) and other right-wing populist groups as they protest against the […]

What it takes to fight terrorism

Jan 17,2016 -JORDAN TIMES His Majesty King Abdullah drew a distinction between Daesh and khawarej (outlaws of Islam), making clear that the former, called by most of the West ISIS in Syria and Iraq, “can be defeated fairly quickly”, but the latter, “what I call the third world war by […]

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