Blog: Culture

FIFA Admits Prince Ali Candidacy for Presidential Election

Amman (Petra) -- The FIFA Ad-hoc Electoral Committee on Thursday admitted and declared HRH Prince Ali Bin Al Hussein eligible candidate to stand for election to the office of FIFA President. The...

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Visitors Flock to Jordan's Pavilion at London's Travel Expo

Amman (Petra) -- A large number of visitors from various nationalities continue to flock to Jordan's pavilion at the "World Travel Market" exhibition in London to learn about Jordan's tourist...

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Hollywood Stars Will, Jada Pinkett Smith and Tyrese Gibson Impressed by Amman Visit

AMMAN — Pictures of American actor and producer Will Smith, his wife Jada Pinkett Smith and US Grammy-nominated R&B singer and actor Tyrese Gibson at a Jordanian wedding in Amman went viral...

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US Dance Company Connects with Jordanian Children through Movement

AMMAN — An American dance company is halfway through a two-week tour of the Kingdom to promote one-on-one interaction, dance and most of all, joy to Jordanian students, people with disabilities...

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On Its 70th Anniversary, UN Commends Jordan’s ‘Invaluable Contribution’

AMMAN — The Kingdom celebrated the 70th anniversary of the establishment of the United Nations on Saturday with an event led by senior representatives of the nation and the UN.

At the event...

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Sports, Health Initiative Attracts ‘Hundreds of Participants’

AMMAN — Hundreds of participants have joined the Jordan Olympic Committee-supported Five Rings Challenge, resulting in plans to turn it into a long-term project, a statement from the JOC media...

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INJAZ Honours Winners of National Entrepreneurship Competition

Reviving traditional Jordanian cuisine while exploring the connection between culinary heritage and health benefits is the main aim of “Our Country’s Goods” company.

Established by Ahmad...

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Designer Seeks to Bridge Gap between Bedouin, Modern Fashion

AMMAN — Brightly coloured clothes, beautifully laid tables and a runway cutting across the room — Amman’s glitterati showed up to view the premier of Hana Sadiq’s new fall collection at the Crowne...

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Private Tourism Companies Reaching Out to New Markets

AMMAN — Private tourism companies plan to target a number of international markets to promote Jordan as a tourist attraction and as a hub for the industry of international meetings, incentives,...

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Amman Marathon Children’s Race Concludes

AMMAN — The 4.2km Amman Marathon Children’s Race concluded on Friday with the participation of 1,500 children between the ages of 6-14 at King Hussein Park.

Lina Al Kurd, Run Jordan general...

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