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New Water Station, Reservoir Inaugurated in Ruseifa

RUSEIFA — Water Minister Hazem Nasser on Tuesday inaugurated the Basateen Pump Station and Reservoir, built to meet the increasing demand in Zarqa’s Ruseifa District, 12km east of Amman.

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His Majesty King Abdullah II Orders Setting Up Judicial Reform Panel

AMMAN — His Majesty King Abdullah on Tuesday entrusted former prime minister Zeid Rifai with chairing a committee to reform the judiciary and enroot the rule of law.

 

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Jordan Allows Aid Delivery, by Cranes, to Berm Refugees

AMMAN — Based on recent developments and upon further discussions with international agencies, Jordan will allow the delivery of aid to the berm through cranes, to be collected by the community...

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Jordan to Open Permanent Office at NATO

AMMAN — Jordan will open a permanent office at NATO in early 2017, according to Brig. Gen. Mekhled Suheim, joint training director at the Jordan Armed Forces-Arab Army.

 

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350 Iraqi Officers to be Trained in Jordan by November

BRUSSELS — Some 350 Iraqi officers will have received defence training in Jordan under a specialised programme by the end of November, a NATO official has said.

 

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Prime Minister Hani Mulki’s Government Sworn In

AMMAN — Prime Minister Hani Mulki and members of his new Cabinet were sworn in on Wednesday before His Majesty King Abdullah.

 

Besides Mulki, who was designated by King Abdullah on...

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His Majesty King Abdullah II, U.S. Vice President Joe Biden Discuss Region

AMMAN — His Majesty King Abdullah II on Tuesday received a telephone call from US Vice President Joe Biden, during which they discussed the latest regional developments, especially in Syria.

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Jordan to Host Union for the Mediterranean 3rd Ministerial Meeting

AMMAN -- The third Union for the Mediterranean (UfM) Ministerial Meeting on Employment and Labour is scheduled to held in the Dead Sea on 26 of September, a statement by the Ministry of Labour...

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Electoral Commission Publishes Final Election Lists

AMMAN — The Independent Election Commission (IEC) on Wednesday published the final lists running in the upcoming Lower House elections, an IEC commissioner said.

 

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Most Jordanians Support Nuclear Energy Programme

AMMAN — Around 60 per cent of Jordanians say their knowledge of nuclear energy is insufficient, while 77 per cent believes nuclear energy should be a strategic priority, according to a survey...

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