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Tuesday , December 11 2018

Ahmed Al Jarallah

New Middle East … Arab renaissance without war with Israel

THE regional log of events has been set to Israel’s timing and it is being pushed by the coalition force with the United States of America. This force sees Tel Aviv as being at the helm of the Middle East, as well as the defeat of the hostile camp and …

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Jordan … teach it how to fish, give it a hook

THE Makkah Summit came at a time suitable for changing the direction of public wind in Jordan — from the toxic wind that would have devoured the kingdom to the fresh spring breeze that reinvigorates this friendly country. Jordan deserves support and its leadership has been courageous in standing by …

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Iran … going to ‘Hajj’ when people are returning

“THE current policies in the country will lead to the fall of the regime, especially its failed policies in Syria and Yemen.” These are the words of prominent Iranian political activist Faezeh Rafsanjani, the daughter of a well-known personality who played pivotal role in the “guardianship of Islamic jurist.” Rafsanjani …

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Muslim Brotherhood source of adversity; Jordan’s resilience dispels demon dreams

FOR the past 90 years, the Muslim world has been afflicted with an ailment called, ‘Muslim Brotherhood’. This group appointed itself as protector of the society that determines features of a believer and draws the lines of behavior which this believer should uphold. Whoever comes close to this group survives …

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Abdullah II at the Fourth Circle

IT SEEMS the democracy in Jordan is unique in the Arab world, so protests to demand for amendment of the tax law are done in a civilized manner. We saw King Abdullah II leading his subjects to push for amendment of the law, or even complete restructuring of the economic …

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King Abdullah … this is the solution

THE Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, its people and its king deviated from the Arab norm — actually the Third World’s norm — in the recent protests which reflected awareness and excellence in dealing with a major crisis. Both the people and the authority dealt with the crisis by striving towards …

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No fears over Jordan

PROTESTS against the proposed tax bill and increase in fuel prices, which Jordan has been witnessing in the past few days, should not be gauged from a single angle – magnitude of pressure due to the livelihood crisis that the country is going through. It is vital to acknowledge that …

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Kuwait, Riyadh…give their bread to the private sector

By Ahmed Al-Jarallah Editor-in-Chief, the Arab Times FROM the beginning of the regime of former US president Dwight Eisenhower until a few years ago, the American budget recorded significant deficit annually; so much that the volume of public debt rose to around $19 trillion. Undoubtedly, this affected the infrastructure of …

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Iran … carrot or stick?

FOR the first time in many years, the inhabitants of the Middle East felt the seriousness of the United States of America in ending threats to regional and international stability — away from anything pertaining to oil and temporary interests. This seriousness is manifested in the series of measures taken …

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Syria…if a tiger leaves its den, monkeys occupy & desecrate it

IN political literature, there are indicators of what could happen in the absence of a clear strategy for any action and reaction. One such indicator is when a tiger leaves its den in the hills, monkeys occupy it and it becomes a place for frivolity, so it is difficult to …

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