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23 (Petra)-- Jordan strongly condemned a terrorist attack in the southern French city of Carcassonne, which killed two people. Jordan also ... State Minister for Media Affairs, Mohammad Momani said that the Kingdom denounces such acts that aim at destabilizing societies all over the world and undermining ...
AMMAN — Sitting at his house in Saudi Arabia, Missad Al Harby started receiving a number of photos depicting the blossoming of spring in Jordan, which triggered his desire to visit the Kingdom. “As soon as I arrived in Jordan, I was taken aback by the beautiful greenery, the mountains and the agricultural ...

Jordanian lawyers are boycotting the kingdom's State Security Court in protest against the arrest of activists who took part in ongoing demonstrations ... 23 at a protest in Dhiban, a remote town south of Amman that was the first in Jordan where demonstrations were held in the early years of the Arab Spring.
To support national industries, Mulki said, the government has begun discussing obstacles that face Jordanian exports with several countries and the ... The Cabinet has prepared plans of mega projects that would contribute to solutions for economic and social challenges, such as the new city to the east of ...
The Jordan Gendarmerie Training Academy is the second such facility in the pro-Western kingdom. It opened on Thursday. Paul Davies, director for the State Department's Office of Anti-Terrorism Assistance, says that additional training centers are to be built, including in Senegal and Kenya. He says 21 ...
AMMAN — Lower House Speaker Atef Tarawneh on Wednesday said that Jordan “does not beg for financial assistance” from the international ... fifth of the Kingdom's population, with only 10 per cent of them living in refugee camps while the remaining 90 per cent living in major cities and governorates, ...

The Israelis felt they had met their objective by destroying the Palestinian militant camps in the small Jordanian town of Karameh. The Jordanians and Palestinians, by holding their ground and forcing the IDF to retreat, celebrated the battle as a victory against the unstoppable Israelis, who had earlier ...
Jordan is keeping a close eye on the situation in Syria's Eastern Ghouta amid growing fears that the Syrian regime's next move will be against the southern province of Daraa along the kingdom's borders. On March 6, Foreign Minister Ayman Safadi called for an immediate cease-fire in Eastern Ghouta and ...
Former double agent Sergei Skripal, 66, and his daughter Yulia, 33, were found unconscious on a bench in the genteel city of Salisbury on March 4 and remain in hospital in a critical condition. A police officer was ... “This represents an unlawful use of force by the Russian state against the United Kingdom.”.
Former double agent Sergei Skripal, 66, and his daughter Yulia, 33, were found unconscious on a bench in the genteel city of Salisbury on March 4 and remain in hospital in a critical condition. A police officer was ... “This represents an unlawful use of force by the Russian state against the United Kingdom.”.
The discussions also highlighted investment privileges offered by the Jordanian economy and opportunities to benefit from the Kingdom's strategic location ... Discussions also touched on the challenges facing churches in Jerusalem and Jordan's role in protecting Islamic and Christian sites in the holy city ...
Therefore, warm weather will prevail across the Kingdom during day hours, the Jordan Metrological Department (JMD) said. ... today in Amman will reach 23 degrees Celsius dropping down to 8 at night, while in the northern and southern cities they will range between a high of 20 degrees and a low of 9.
AMMAN — Netflix's upcoming first Arabic original series, which will be filmed primarily in Jordan, is expected to further highlight the beautiful scenery of the Kingdom and showcase the large pool of talents present in the country, a Royal Film Commission (RFC) official said. The world's leading Internet ...
AMMAN — His Majesty King Abdullah on Wednesday met with Speaker of the Greek Parliament Nikos Voutsis over Jordanian-Greek relations and the ... incentives provided by the Jordanian economy, economic benefits generated by the strategic geographical location of the Kingdom and the free trade ...
Under the measures approved today, companies, owned by non-Jordanian investors residing in the Kingdom before 1-3-2018, holders of temporary ... own a property of not less than (JD200,000) within the Amman Greater Municipality boundaries, and about (JD150,000) in other regions of the Kingdom.
“There's no work and there's no oil, we are eating spoiled chicken and using stolen electricity,” sings the group of 18 young men from the city of Irbid. ... the past two months, ever since the kingdom's gloomy 2018 budget was approved, there are regular – albeit not large – protests in many Jordanian cities, ...
Temperatures will keep soaring over the next two days, reaching 8-9 degrees above their annual average. Therefore, warm conditions will continue to prevail in various parts of the Kingdom with southwesterly moderate to brisk winds and blowing dust in the southern and eastern areas, the JMD noted.

Such a railway could link Jordan to Iraqi and Syrian borders, in addition to linking the main cities within the Kingdom. It is important to keep in mind that Jordan is planning to create a commercial-military airport in the northeastern Mafraq Governorate to serve as a logistics centre to handle the various goods ...
But some protests are expected during his visit over the West supplying Saudi Arabia with arms despite the kingdom's role in the crisis gripping Yemen ... The crown prince's visit to the United States in late March, which a Saudi government source said could include multiple cities, would highlight the Trump ...
On Sunday, February 25, Kuwait Red Crescent Society (KRCS) delivered food aid to residents of Eastern Ghouta, to the east of the Syrian capital city of Damascus, in cooperation with ... The team was on a trip to Jordan as part of programs to provide medical and psychological assistance to afflicted people.
AMMAN — Jordan on Sunday condemned the recent Israeli measures against Jerusalem's churches and their properties, the Jordan News Agency, Petra, ... exists in the holy city including the confiscation of properties and bank accounts of the city's churches by the so-called "Jerusalem Municipality" under ...
During his reign, primary education became mandatory and schools were established across the Kingdom's cities, villages and rural areas, allowing Jordan to become one of the leading Arab countries in terms of literacy. King Hussein also focused on improving higher education, with dozens of public and ...
ERBIL, Kurdistan Region – Jordan approved an agreement with Iraq to build a twin oil and gas pipeline from Iraq's city of Basra to Aqaba that will help to ... Prior to the rise of ISIS, Iraq was the Kingdom's main export market bringing in approximately $1.2 billion per year, according to International Monetary ...
Abbas briefed King Abdullah II, on the latest political developments in light of the ongoing Israeli escalations. The meeting came within the framework of coordination between both sides in order to protect the city of Jerusalem and its Muslim and Christian holy sites, particularly following US recognition of ...
Momani, who is also the government spokesperson, added that Jordan would follow up on actions of the taskforce that Israel has formed to work out solutions to the issue, the Jordan News Agency, Petra, reported. He added that the Kingdom, which is the custodian of holy places in the occupied city, had ...
In a statement following a visit to the Sahara Forest Project (SFP), Kharabsheh said that Jordan is rich in renewable energy resources, especially solar energy, due to the location of the Kingdom within the Sun Belt, the Jordan News Agency, Petra, reported. SFP, which was launched in September of 2017 in ...


 

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