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Crown Prince Attends Anti-Terror Military Drill

AMMAN — HRH Crown Prince Hussein on Saturday attended a military drill carried out by a joint special operations force, a Royal Court Statement said.

At the beginning of the drill, the...

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Refugee Forum Opens at Dead Sea

AMMAN — Interior Minister Ghaleb Zu'bi on Tuesday inaugurated the "Forum on Seeking Refuge and Syrian Refugees in Jordan" organised by his ministry and the UNHCR at the Dead Sea, the Jordan News...

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Jordan, US Discuss Partnership, Regional Peace

AMMAN — Deputising for His Majesty King Abdullah, HRH Prince Feisal on Tuesday met with the US House of Representatives Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, chaired by Darrell Issa (R-...

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Jordan Hosts Anti-Daesh Meeting

AMMAN — Jordan on Monday hosted the seventh meeting of the working group on stabilization affiliated with the Global Coalition to Counter Daesh, in coordination with the UAE and Germany.


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U.S. Strike Necessary, Appropriate Response, Says Minister

AMMAN -- Jordan, Friday, reiterated its rejection and condemnation of the use of weapons of mass destruction (WMDs), including a recent chemical attack against civilians in Khan Shikhon town in...

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Jordan reached its maximum capacity due to Syrian refugees crisis, says Prime Minister

BRUSSELS --  Prime Minister Hani Mulki said that Jordan has reached its maximum carrying capacity due to the Syrian refugee crisis whether in terms of available resources; fiscal space, existing...

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King Meets U.S. Defence Secretary, National Security Adviser

WASHINGTON - His Majesty King Abdullah met Tuesday in Washington with U.S. Defense Secretary, James Mattis, and U.S. National Security Advisor Herbert McMaster in two separate meetings. They...

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Amman Summit Aims for Arab Pursuit of Peace

DEAD SEA — The 28th Arab summit sends a message to the entire world on the Arabspursuit of peace and stability, a senior official said on Sunday.


Through its upcoming resolutions,...

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FM Holds Quadripartite Meeting Tackling Stalled Peace Process

AMMAN -- Minister of Foreign and Expatriate Affairs, Ayman Safadi, Wednesday held a meeting the High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Federica Mogherini...

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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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