Blog: Economy

Donors Pledge Around $40-Billion Aid to Syrian Refugees’ Hosts

AMMAN — The Brussels conference on Syria has approved aid worth $39,7 billion, including six grants, for Syrian refugees' host countries including Jordan, the Ministry of Planning and...

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‘Jordan Has What it Takes to Become Technology Hub’ — Microsoft Executive

AMMAN – Inspired by a workshop and a speech delivered by a Microsoft representative, Samar Saad is now planning to major in computer and information science, a field she now believes can allow her...

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Arab and Foreign Investments in Energy Reach $5 Billion

AMMAN — The total volume of Arab and foreign investments attracted by Jordan in the field of energy stands at about $5 billion, Prime Minister Hani Mulki said on Sunday, as he stressed the...

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Jordan, UNICEF Sign JD1.1M Protocol

AMMAN -- Minister of Planning and International Cooperation, Imad Fakhoury, Tuesday, signed an agreement with the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) Representative in Jordan Robert Jenkins...

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Jordan, Germany Sign 44 Million-Euro Grant Agreement

AMMAN -- Minister of Planning and International Cooperation, Imad Fakhoury, on Tuesday signed a grant agreement from the German Development Bank (KFW) worth 44 million euros, to finance the 2nd...

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Jordan, Iraq Seal Economic Protocols

BAGHDAD -- Jordan and Iraq, Tuesday, inked minutes of the Jordanian-Iraqi joint committee meetings which entails boosting trade exchange and speeding up construction of the oil pipeline between...

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Jordan Hosts 657,000 Registered Syrian Refugees

AMMAN — Out of some 4.9 million Syrians registered with the UNHCR in the region by mid March, around 657,000 are Syrian refugees hosted in Jordan, according to the Syria Regional Refugee Response'...

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Jordan, France Sign 10m-Euro Water Resilience Agreement

AMMAN — Jordan and France on Monday signed a 10-million-euro project agreement to boost the water sector’s resilience in northern Jordan, the Jordan News Agency, Petra, reported.

 

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Iraqi Business Council Calls for Opening Tureibil Crossing With Jordan

AMMAN-- President of the Iraqi Business Council in Amman Majid Al Saedi on Thursday called for the re-opening of Tureibil border crossing between Jordan and Iraq.
 
Such step, he said...

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Fakhoury, World Bank Executive Discuss Three Loan Deals

AMMAN — Jordan and the World Bank (WB) on Sunday discussed proposed deals under which the bank would extend three further loans to Jordan.

The assistance was discussed at a meeting between...

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