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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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Jordan Highlights Challenges, Opportunities in Confronting Climate Change

AMMAN — Jordan, alongside 195 countries, is taking part in the Conference of the Parties (COP22) on climate change being held in Marrakesh, Morocco, the Jordan News Agency, Petra, reported on...

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Jordan, Belgium Urge Holistic Anti-Terror Strategy

AMMAN — His Majesty King Abdullah on Tuesday met with King Philippe of Belgium over bilateral ties and means to boost them at all levels.

 

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Brett McGurk, Special Presidential Envoy for the Global Coalition to Counter Daesh Visits Jordan

AMMAN — As U.S.-backed forces started an offensive against Daesh in Syria’s Raqqa, the US-led coalition to fight the terror group would take all measures to prevent the group from retaking any...

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His Majesty King Abdullah II Calls for Solid House-Government Partnership

AMMAN -- His Majesty King Abdullah II has urged the government and the new Parliament to work hand-in-hand and with a spirit of joint responsibility to steer the legislative process towards...

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Countering Extremism Should be a Multifaceted Approach

AMMAN — Jordan has been at the forefront of efforts to push interfaith dialogue forward and implement initiatives to counter extremism, a senior UNDP official said Tuesday.

 

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His Majesty King Abdullah II, U.S. Military Official Discuss Cooperation

AMMAN - His Majesty King Abdullah II met, on Wednesday, with the commander of United States Special Operations Command, General Raymond Thomas, who is currently visiting the Kingdom.

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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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