Blog: culture

Jordan’s Women Climbers Taking Steps to Conquer Mount Everest

AMMAN — With Mount Everest in their sights, Jordan Women’s Everest Expedition 2018 have returned to the Kingdom after training in Nepal for their planned summit of the world’s highest mountain....

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Breaking Bread for Iftar, Young Volunteers Serve Residents at Elderly Care Home

AMMAN — Young volunteers on Sunday paid a visit to an elderly care home in Amman and served the fast-breaking iftar meal to residents as part of a “broader” charity campaign during the holy month...

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8-year-old Jordanian Emanne Beasha Wins Arabs Got Talent

AMMAN — Her Majesty Queen Rania on Saturday took to Twitter to congratulate 8-year-old Jordanian Emanne Beasha, for winning the fifth season of Arabs Got Talent.
“A truly remarkable voice!...

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Aqaba Marine Park to be Listed as First Marine Nature Reserve

AMMAN — The Aqaba Marine Park (AMP) is scheduled to join Jordan's network of nature reserves this year, becoming the country's first marine nature reserve, according to a consultant on coastal...

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Jordanian Mustafa Salameh Climbs the World’s Seven Highest Peaks

AMMAN — His Majesty King Abdullah on Monday took to Twitter to express his pride in Jordanian youth’s achievements and determination to realise their accomplishments.

His Majesty wrote in...

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Aqaba Programme is Set to Train First Group of Women Professional Divers

AMMAN — Six women from Aqaba will undergo professional diving training this year to become the port city’s first batch of certified female divers, according to the Royal Marine Conservation...

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World-famous Singer Andrea Bocelli to Perform in Jordan

AMMAN — The tourism scene in Jordan has recently shown signs of recovery with growing numbers of tourists, Tourism Minister Lina Annab said on Wednesday, attributing the increase to several...

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2017 World Science Forum to be Held in Jordan

AMMAN — Jordan will host the world’s biggest science event later this year, which will bring together 3,000 scientists from over 100 countries, organisers announced on Wednesday.

The 2017...

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Women Activists Remember Life and Legacy of Emily Bisharat

AMMAN — The contemporary feminist movement in Jordan owes a lot to Emily Bisharat, a pioneering philanthropist, political activist and the Kingdom's first female lawyer, according to women...

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Project seeks high-quality photographic documentation of Jordan, region’s historical Sites

AMMAN — Given the numerous threats facing archaeological and cultural heritage sites in Jordan and the region, whether from war, development or vandalism, it is essential to preserve photographic...

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