Blog: Culture

Petra Announces Construction Of New Convention Centre

AMMAN — As part of the efforts to attract more visitors through different types of tourism, and mitigate seasonality, Petra is set construct a new convention centre for hosting international and...

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Young Artists Create Murals In Jordan For Human Rights Day

AMMAN — To commemorate the 70th Human Rights Day, a group of volunteers and young artists on Monday transformed the facade of the UNRWA school in Jabal Nuzha into a mural championing the right to...

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Jordanian designer showcases jewelry at Paris Design Week

AMMAN — When creating her jewelry, designer Dana Rousan said she instinctually blends her Jordanian heritage with the artistic education she received at the Ecole des Beaux-Arts in France. A...

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Job fair gives work opportunities to people with disabilities

AMMAN — People with partial disabilities have higher chances to get jobs than people with complete disabilities, activist and jobseeker Hadeel Abu Soufeh stated on Tuesday, during a job fair for...

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Girls At Jerash Refugee Camp Unleash Their Emotions Through Art

AMMAN — For Fatima Omar, an art educator and writer from Abu Dhabi, creating a change in society does not always come from financial or material empowerment — it can be firstly intellectual, by...

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A Foodie's Guide To Amman, Jordan: The Middle East Destination For Food Lovers

While most travellers head for Jordan with Petra high on the agenda, investing some food-fuelled days in the cosmopolitan capital Amman is a delicious idea. There’s so much more than cafe-hopping...

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Remnants Of Oldest Bread Made 14,000 Years Ago Found In Jordan

AMMAN — The discovery of the oldest remains of bread in the world adds to Jordan’s reputation as a key contributor to civilisation, pundits said on Tuesday.

 

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Jordanian Students Win Second Place At Int'l Contest For Car Design

AMMAN — Twelve Jordanian mechanical engineering students have seized the second place at the Formula Student, an international competition held annually in the UK, for their design plan of a car...

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Beyond Mansaf: Four Traditional Jordanian Dishes You Probably Did Not Know

Jordanian food is much more than the iconic national dish — mansaf. It varies across governorates and geographic regions. In fact, each area has a different cooking style and distinct signature...

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Free Interactive App Teaches Kids Basic Arabic Literacy Skills

AMMAN — With some 43 per cent of Syrian school-aged refugee children in Turkey, Lebanon, Jordan, Iraq and Egypt having no access to education as of March 2018, according to a report by...

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