Blog: Culture

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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Local Gallery Celebrates Women Artists In Eclectic Exhibition

AMMAN — The walls of NOFA Creative Space, a venue promoting local talents in the fields of art, music and dance, are covered with the works of some six Jordanian women artists, in celebration of...

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Special Needs Team Of Eight Wins ‘Best Of The Best’ Karate Trophy In Ohio

AMMAN — “’You are stronger than your disability’ is what I have been telling my trainees over the past 25 years, promising to make them world champions,” said Hussam Ayyad, karate coach of the...

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Saba Mubarak Receives Best Actress Award At Int'l Festival

AMMAN — Jordanian actress Saba Mubarak has won the Best Actress Award at the Silk Road International Film Festival for her role in "The Guest", which also won the Best Feature Film Award, the...

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Tourism Revenues Increased By 7.2 Per Cent By February End

AMMAN — Tourism revenues increased by 7.2 per cent during the first two months of 2018 compared with the same period in 2017, the Jordan News Agency, Petra, reported.


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Tech Experts Seek Innovative Solutions For Refugees’ Future In Jordan

AMMAN — “It has been five years since the opening of the Zaatari Refugee Camp and our lives have changed drastically since,” said Reem, a Syrian refugee and life and business skills mentor for...

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Several Bus-Based Projects Under Way To Improve Public Transport

AMMAN — Friedrich Ebert Stiftung (FES) on Tuesday organised a panel discussion titled "Towards an Equitable, Innovative, and Inclusive Public Transport", as part of its second annual event "...

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