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Tourism Figures During 2017 Higher Than Expected — Minister

AMMAN — The total number of tourists who visited Jordan between January and the end of November increased by 8.9 per cent compared with the same period of last year, Tourism Minister Lina Annab...

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‘Amman One Of Friendliest Emerging Markets For Startups’

AMMAN — Amman was recently ranked second in an index rating the startup ecosystem friendliness of emerging markets, right below Tunis, a statement by the Berlin NGO enpact said.

Upon the...

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We Should Listen To The Wisdom Of King Abdullah — Mogherini

AMMAN/BRUSSELS — EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini on Thursday urged support for His Majesty King Abdullah as the custodian of Jerusalem’s holy places, describing him as a “very wise man...

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Turkey To Host OIC Summit On Jerusalem Next Week

AMMAN — As Jordan making contacts to summon an emergency Arab League Council meeting, Turkey will next week host an Islamic gathering to respond to the decision by the US to recognise Jerusalem as...

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Jordan’s Lt. Gen. Freihat Meets With US Military Officials In Jordan

Amman, Nov. 29 (Petra)- Chairman of the Joint Chiefs-of-Staff Lit. Gen. Mahmoud Freihat on Wednesday met visiting Deputy Principal Cyber Advisor to the US Secretary of Defense, Major. Gen. Burke E...

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Minister Momani Outlines Jordan’s Media Approach To Extremism

RIYADH-- Minister of State for Media Affairs, Mohammad Momani, Sunday said the media plays a key role in fighting terrorism, stressing at the same time the need to raise awareness against the...

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Jordan, US Extend Science Technology Cooperation Agreement

AMMAN — Jordan and the US on Saturday signed a protocol to extend and amend the cooperation agreement in the fields of science and technology, on the side lines of the World Science Forum held...

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World’s Largest Solar Plant Built In A Refugee Camp Launched In Zaatari

ZAATARI REFUGEE CAMP — After six months of construction that saw the sprawling of some 40,000 solar panels over “the size of 33 football fields” in southern Mafraq, the world’s largest solar power...

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Amman To Host Anti-Daesh Coalition Meeting

AMMAN — The Kingdom is scheduled in mid-November to host a meeting of political managers of the small group of the Global Coalition to Counter Daesh, an official said on Thursday.



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Minister Safadi Receives U.S. Christian Leaders Delegation

AMMAN -- Minister of Foreign and Expatriates Affairs, Ayman Safadi Monday received a delegation of influential Christian leaders in the United States, including members of the U.S. president,...

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