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 Amman, Jordan

Amman is the capital and largest city of Jordan. It is the country's political, cultural and commercial centre and one of the oldest continuously inhabited cities in the world. The Greater Amman area has a population of 2,842,629 as of 2010. The population of Amman is expected to jump from 2.8 million to almost 6.5 million by 2025 due to constant and rapid immigration. The recent economic growth experienced in Amman is unmatched by any other Arab city except those located in the gulf. Amman is also the administrative seat of the homonymous governorate. Amman is also ranked a Gamma global city on the World city index.


Amman was named one of the Mena's best cities according to economic, labour, environmental, and socio-cultural factors. Amman is among the most popular locations for multinational Corporations to set up their regional offices, alongside Doha and only behind Dubai. Furthermore, it is expected that in the next 10 years these three cities will capture the largest share of multinational corporation activity in the region. It is a major tourist destination in the region and the capital is especially popular among Gulf tourists. Amman is considered one of the richest and most Western-oriented cities in the Middle East.

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Amman: The King Hussein cancer Centre in Jordan has honoured Sheikh Mansour Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of ...
Amman, Jordan (AP) -- Jordan's King Abdullah II says he is "deeply concerned" with the situation in southern Syria and that his country's ...

Amman -- The EU delegation in Jordan celebrated the achievements made as part of their recently-launched programme "Enhanced Support ...
Amman -- Prime Minister Hani Mulki on Thursday attended the ... that the road is among the most important in Jordan connecting Amman with ...
Amman, Jordan - Tagreed Daftar's thick black hair falls past her shoulders, stark against her bright floral blouse. She is fidgety in the crisply lit ...
Amman -- His Majesty King Abdullah on Monday met with Russian Foreign Minister ... "Jordan is examining the developments on ground.

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov (L) and his Jordanian counterpart Ayman Safadi attend a news conference in Amman, Jordan ...
Amman -- Regular pumping of water to subscribers in north and ... of Jordan area, according to the Jordan Water Company (Miyahuna).
During a tour of the facility, His Majesty was briefed by Director General of Jordan Customs Department (JCD) Wadah Hmoud on measures ...
Drivers of Amman's yellow taxis have repeatedly protested against an ... in a timely manner," she told The Jordan Times in a recent interview.
Amman -- The Jordan Exporters and Producers Association for Fruits and Vegetables (JEPA) on Tuesday signed a memorandum of ...
Queen Noor's work in Jordan and the Arab world has focused on ... In 1980, following the Arab summit meeting in Amman, Queen Noor called ...
Amman -- Iraq has not yet decide on exempting Jordanian products from ... Iraq has set three conditions in order to exempt Jordan from duties.
Amman -- Jordan on Wednesday condemned the terrorist crime in Libya, where Daesh terrorists beheaded nine soldiers and two civilians.
During a tour of the facility, His Majesty was briefed by Director General of Jordan Customs Department (JCD) Wadah Hmoud on measures ...
Queen Rania of Jordan surprised pediatric patients this past weekend while visiting a hospital in Jordan's capital city of Amman.
Amman -- Prime Minister Hani Mulki on Tuesday paid an official visit to the Czech Republic, during which he held talks with Czech Prime ...

Jordan's Islamists win big in local polls amid voter apathy ... ballot at a polling station for local and municipal elections in Amman, Jordan, Aug.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has met with Jordan's King ... Following the Monday meeting held in Amman, both Erdogan and ...
AP writer Robert Burns in Amman, Jordan, Eileen Ng in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, and Ali Kotarumalos in Jakarta, Indonesia, contributed to this ...
Amman -- A group of students from the Turkish Cooperation and Coordination Agency (TIKA) for Jordan has recently concluded a volunteer ...
Amman, Jordan -- President Trump, who has been accused by lawmakers of dragging his feet on Afghanistan, has settled on a new strategy ...
Jordan-- Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan on Monday (August 21) arrived in Jordan's capital Amman for talks with the country's leader, King ...
Abortion is illegal in Jordan, though Cytotec, an abortion-inducing ... who lived in the same apartment building as Joojoo and Dana, in Amman.
A Jordanian woman casts her ballot at a polling station for local and municipal elections in Amman, Jordan, August 15, 2017.
Amman, Jordan--A Greek-style temple has been discovered in Umm Qais, around 75 miles north of Amman, according to a report from The ...
Abu Omar, a voter in west Amman admitted that he is "not well informed" ... Jordan is divided into 100 Municipalities in addition to the Greater ...
Amman -- The Greater Amman Municipality (GAM) has removed 1,250 ... GAM started the campaign in 2011, the Jordan news agency, Petra, ...
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas (left) dining with Jordan's King Abdullah II in Amman in January 2017. HO/AFP ...
Amman, Jordan -- The lower house of Jordan's parliament on Tuesday scrapped a provision in the kingdom's penal code that allowed a rapist ...
Revealing the guard's identity could be seen as a provocation by Jordan, especially after Israel explicitly refrained from releasing his name or ...
It was not clear if the carpenter in Amman was motivated by the situation at al-Aqsa. There have been large demonstrations in Jordan in ...
Amman -- Amman design Week (ADW) will return this year from ... events that strives to unveil the potential of Jordan's design landscape and ...
Amman -- A study conducted by the Chinese Railway engineering ... of the Amman Metro, a GAM official told The Jordan Times on Saturday.
Amman, Jordan (AFP) - While Middle Eastern airlines grapple with carry-on bans for laptops on flights to the US and Britain, one carrier is encouraging passengers to do the unthinkable: actually talk to each other.
... their outrage at Amman's gas agreements with the Israeli regime, calling on the government to scrap the 'deals of shame.
Amman - His Majesty King Abdullah on Thursday condemned the "heinous attack" that targeted the British Parliament on Wednesday and resulted in the death and injury of dozens.
Dead Sea, Jordan, March 23 (KUNA) -- Preparations for the Arab Summit to be hosted by Jordan next week came to a close in Amman Thursday, Arab League's Assistant Secretary-General for Financial and Administrative Affairs Adnan Al Khudair said.
Amman - Amman, together with Milan, ranked 29th internationally in the Worldwide Cost of Living Report 2017, which also ranked the capital as the most expensive Arab city to live in.
Amman, Jordan - Ahlam al-Tamimi, 37, never imagined that the quiet life she led for several years in Jordan would be turned upside down when the United States Department of Justice filed criminal charges against her demanding her extradition from ...
Amman - Authorities are conducting tests on Brazilian beef sold in the local market following allegations that Brazilian meat exporters have been selling rotten meat with falsified certificates, according to an official.
Amman - Representatives of Jordan Chamber of Industry discussed ways to increase industrial exports to Iraq as they participated in the meetings of the Jordanian-Iraqi joint committee, which commenced in Baghdad on Monday, according to a statement of ...
The ban will take effect on Saturday, March 25 until October 14 this year and affect people flying direct to the United States from Abu Dhabi and Dubai in the UAE, Amman, Jordan; Cairo; Istanbul; Jeddah and Riyadh in Saudi Arabia; Kuwait City ...
The very first SANAD Fincluders Startup Challenge to take place outside of Europe is headed toward Amman, Jordan to find innovative SMEs spreading financial inclusion in Mena.
Jordan looks forward to making the Amman Arab summit a milestone in pan-Arab collaboration to address national security challenges and to provide a platform for Arab leaders to express their support for common causes.
The king's meeting with US President Donald Trump in early February underscored Washington's view of Jordan as a pivotal player in the Middle East and the US dependence on Amman for solutions to pending regional issues. King Abdullah II is presently ...
The new policy took effect at 3am (EDT) today, and must be followed within 96 hours by airlines flying to the US from airports in Amman, Jordan; Cairo; Istanbul; Jeddah and Riyadh in Saudi Arabia; Kuwait City; Casablanca, Morocco; Doha, Qatar; and ...
Kilani says the new rules were not applied to Royal Jordanian's direct flight that already departed on Tuesday from Jordan's capital of Amman to New York. A Royal Jordanian statement on twitter late Monday was among the first to reveal the ban. Kilani ...
A U.S. official tells The Associated Press that the ban beginning Tuesday, March 21, 2017, affects airports in 10 cities of Cairo in Egypt; Amman in Jordan; Kuwait City in Kuwait; Casablanca in Morocco; Doha in Qatar; Riyadh and Jeddah in Saudi Arabia; ...
The U.S. ban affects flights from Amman, Jordan; Kuwait City, Kuwait; Cairo; Istanbul; Jeddah and Riyadh, Saudi Arabia; Casablanca, Morocco; Doha, Qatar, and Dubai and Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates.


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