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His Majesty King Abdullah II Calls Turkish President, Condemns Terrorist Attack in Istanbul

AMMAN -- His Majesty King Abdullah II, Wednesday, made a phone call with Turkish President, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, condoling him over the victims of a bomb attack on Istanbul's Ataturk airport....

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Her Majesty Queen Rania Joins Orphans at Al Hussein Social Foundation for Iftar

AMMAN — Her Majesty Queen Rania, accompanied by HRH Princess Iman, visited Al Hussein Social Foundation for Orphans on Monday, breaking the fast in the company of orphaned children and their...

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Judeh Meets Ambassadors of Permanent Members of UNSC, & UN Reps

AMMAN -- Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign and Expatriates Affairs, Nasser Judeh, told a meeting with the ambassadors of permanent members of the United Nations Security Council UNSC,...

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Christians, Muslims Share Harmony of Ramadan in Church Iftar

SALT — Gathered in a Bedouin tent in a churchyard, around 40 people waited for the mosque to announce the end of the daily fast with a call to prayer. 


They had been invited by...

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Jordan to Go to Polls on Sept. 20, IEC Chief Promises Flawless Parliamentary Polls

AMMAN – Chief Commissioner of the Independent Elections Commission (IEC) Khaled Kalaldeh on Monday said the electoral oversight body is prepared for and committed to guaranteeing free and fair...

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King Voices Pride in the Courage of Armed Forces, Security Agencies' Personnel

AMMAN--His Majesty King Abdullah II, the Supreme Commander of the Jordan Armed Forces, stressed his pride in the courage of members of the armed forces and security agencies, and said they are the...

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Jordanians Vow to Remain United, Condemns Terrorist Attack

AMMAN — Jordanians on Monday condemned the "barbarity and inhumanity" of the terrorist attack that killed five intelligence personnel at dawn, but vowed that their anger would unite them.


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His Majesty King Abdullah II Meets with Visiting U.S. Congress Delegates

AMMAN — His Majesty King Abdullah II on Wednesday received a U.S. Congress delegation headed by Mike Rogers (Alabama - R), and reaffirmed the deep-rooted strategic relations between the two...

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PM Vows Relentless Work to Facilitate Elections, Address Challenges

AMMAN — Prime Minister Hani Mulki has vowed that his government would work to facilitate the upcoming parliamentary elections, address economic woes and others facing stumbling sectors, overhaul...

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U.S. Weapon Manufacturer Underlines ‘Successful Partnership’ with Jordan

AMMAN — U.S.-based Raytheon said a solution it tailored for Jordan to protect the country’s borders from any breaches and threats is pioneering and been used successfully to detect and interdict...

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