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Jordan’s First Water Desalination Plant Opens in Aqaba

AMMAN — The Kingdom’s first water desalination plant opened in Aqaba Saturday, set to work at a capacity of 500 cubic metres per hour, the Jordan News Agency, Petra, reported.

 

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Foreign Minister meets with Counterparts on Sidelines of Anti-Daesh Ministerial Meeting

AMMAN — Foreign Minister Ayman Safadi on Wednesday met with his Bahraini counterpart Sheikh Khaled Bin Ahmed Al Khalifa in Washington, to discuss means to enhance bilateral relations.

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Female MPs Call for Coalition to Address Women Issues

AMMAN — Women parliamentarians on Monday called for the formation of a cross-house coalition to address women’s issues and work to amend all laws that discriminate against women.

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Palestine, Regional Crises Top Summit Agenda — His Majesty King Abdullah II

AMMAN — His Majesty King Abdullah on Sunday discussed regional challenges with a delegation from the Arab and International Relations Council (AIRC) headed by its Chairman Mohammad Saqer,...

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Jordan Working For an Arab Summit That Can Make a Difference

AMMAN — Foreign Minister Ayman Safadi on Tuesday held talks with Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shukri, the Jordan News Agency, Petra, reported.

 

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King Discusses Regional Developments with US Special Presidential Envoy Brett McGurk

AMMAN --  His Majesty King Abdullah II, on Thursday, received US Special Presidential Envoy for the Global Coalition to Counter Daseh terrorist group, Brett McGurk and discussed international and...

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Terror Suspects Convicted by State Security Court

AMMAN -- The State Security Court (SSC) on Wednesday handed down multiple prison terms, ranging from 8 to 15 years of hard labor, against 9 terror convicts, who plotted to carry out terrorist acts...

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His Majesty King Abdullah II Meets with US Central Command Commander Gen. Joseph Votel

AMMAN -- His Majesty King Abdullah II on Wednesday received Commander of the U.S. Central Command, Gen. Joseph L. Votel, and reviewed with him cooperation between Jordan and the U.S., especially...

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Jordan Secures 60% of Required Funds Under 2016 Refugee Response Plan

AMMAN — Jordan has secured 60 per cent of the funding required under the 2016 Jordan Response Plan (JRP) to the Syrian crisis, double what was obtained in each of the previous three years,...

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US Ready to Support Jordan in Conducting Local Council Polls

AMMAN -- State Minister for Prime Ministry Affairs Mamdouh on Wednesday, discussed with US Ambassador to Jordan Alice Wells, a number of issues of common interest.

 

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