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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.


"We asked...

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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.


"The training...

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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.


About 1,272...

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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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Jordan, Saudi Arabia Affirm ‘Deep-Rooted’ Ties

AMMAN — His Majesty King Abdullah on Wednesday met with Saudi King Salman Bin Abdulaziz at his residence in the Moroccan city of Tangier, a Royal Court statement said.


During the...

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War on Terrorism Must be Bolstered by Empowerment of Poor, Young Majority –– King

JAKARTA – His Majesty King Abdullah II said on Tuesday that the war on extremism and terrorism must be bolstered by the empowerment of the marginalised, the poor and the unemployed across our...

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