Blog: Culture

Mental Health Day Celebrated In Jordan

AMMAN — While half of all mental illness begins by the age of 14, most cases remain undetected and untreated for years, if they ever are at all, the World Health Organisation (WHO) said in 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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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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