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Majority Believes Security Agencies ‘Most Capable’ of Responding to Terror Threat

AMMAN — Jordanians said they are more confident in the abilities of police and intelligence agencies to deal with the threat of violent extremist groups than the abilities of religious, political...

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His Majesty King Abdullah II Meets U.S Army Chief

AMMAN- His Majesty King Abdullah II, on Wednesday, discussed with U.S Army Chief of Staff, General Mark Milley bilateral ties, namely, the military cooperation.

 

The meeting, at Al...

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Royal Court Chief Receives U.S. Jewish Committee Delegation

AMMAN -- Deputizing for His Majesty King Abdullah II, Royal Court Chief Fayez Tarawneh Tuesday received a U.S. Jewish Committee delegation, currently on a visit to the Kingdom.

 

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Basra-Aqaba Oil Pipeline a Lifeline for Jordan, Iraq

AMMAN- Lower house Speaker, Atef Tarawneh, on Wednesday said the agreement between Jordan and Iraq related to the pipeline which links between the southern port city of Aqaba and Basra is a...

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Army Chief, U.S. Ambassador Discuss Ties, Regional Developments

AMMAN -- Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Lt. General Mahmoud Freihat on Wednesday, received U.S. Ambassador to Jordan Alice Wells.

 

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Army Chief Meets with U.S. Air Force Commander

AMMAN -- Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Lt. Gen. Mahmoud Freihat, on Thursday met with Commander of U.S. Air Forces Central Command, Lieutenant General Jeffrey Harrigian and his...

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Jordanian Women Excelling in Science, Technology Invited to Apply To U.S. Exchange Programme

AMMAN — Jordanian women leaders in science, technology, engineering and mathematics have the opportunity to compete for a mentorship programme in the US under the TechWomen initiative.

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UN Official Commends Jordan's Implementation of Convention for People with Disabilities

AMMAN - Jordan's ratification of the International Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities reflect the Hashemite's leadership eagerness to enhance and protect the rights of persons...

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Jordan to host Arab Summit on March 29, 2017

AMMAN -- Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign and Expatriates Affairs, Nasser Judeh, said Jordan will host the 28th session of the Arab summit on March 29, 2017.

 

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His Majesty King Abdullah II Discusses Defense Ties with U.S. Central Command Gen. Joseph Votel

AMMAN — His Majesty King Abdullah, the Supreme Commander of the Jordan Armed Forces-Arab Army (JAF), on Monday received Commander of U.S Central Command Gen. Joseph Votel, a Royal Court statement...

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