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King Abdullah changes Ministers

King Abdullah II of Jordan has made some changes to his ministries. The list of new ministers as published on the Jordan News Agency (Petra) website is as follows: Mamdouh […]

Cabinet of Jordan

Hani Mulki Prime Minister and Minister of Defence Mamdouh Abbadi Minister of State for Prime Ministry Affairs Ghaleb Zu’bi Minister of Interior Ayman Safadi Minister of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates […]

King approves new Cabinet

Following on from the recent general election King Abdullah II of Jordan has approved a reshuffle of Prime Minister Hani Mulki’s government. Below is the full list of the new […]

Jordan votes for new Chamber of Deputies

Jordan is voting today in its general election to elect 130 members of the lower house or Chamber of Deputies. Of the 130 seats 15 are reserved for women, nine […]

Parliamentary 2016

An election has been announced for 20 September 2016. Results will be published here.

General election set for 20th September

Jordan’s Independent Elections Commission (IEC) has announced that the country will hold a general election on 20th September. The formal announcement as published on the Jordan News Agency (Petra) website […]

New Cabinet for Jordan

King Abdullah II has sworn in his new Prime Minister and 28 member Cabinet. The new government will, in effect, play a caretaker role until new elections are held within […]

Jordan has a new Prime Minister and a general election

Jordan’s Prime Minister Abdullah Ensour resigned his portfolio on Sunday and was immediately replaced by Dr Hani Mulki in a caretaker capacity. Also on Sunday the King dissolved the 150 […]

Jordan has new Interior and Political Affairs Ministers

King Abdullah II has approved two changes to his Cabinet. Mazen Al Qadi becomes the new Minister of Interior and Yousef Al Shwarbah is named as Minister of Political and […]

Jordan has new Finance and Transport Ministers

Abdullah II of Jordan has carried out a minor reshuffle of his Cabinet on the recommendation of Prime Minister Abdullah Ensour. Omar Zuhair Malhas has been appointed as the new […]

Salamah Hammad is new Interior Minister

Salamah Hammad has been appointed as the new Minister of Interior by King Abdullah II of Jordan upon a recommendation from the prime minister. Hammad (71) has a bachelor’s degree […]

Interior Minister goes

Hussein Majali, Minister of Interior has tendered his resignation to Prime Minister Abdullah Ensour. The Jordan News Agency (Petra) reports that the decision was taken following the security agencies failure […]

PM appoints nine Ministers in reshuffle

Prime Minister Abdullah Ensour has carried out a reshuffle of his 18 strong Cabinet. King Abdullah II approved the reshuffle which saw nine Ministers appointed. The reshuffle, which took place […]