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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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EU to Send Team to Observe Parliamentary Elections

AMMAN — EU Ambassador to Jordan Andrea Matteo Fontana on Wednesday said that the union would send a mission to observe the September 20 parliamentary elections.


The ambassador's...

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U.S. National Democratic Institute (NDI) Delegation Visits Jordan

AMMAN -- Interior Minister, Salameh Hammad, Tuesday said the Independent Election Commission is the authorized body entrusted with managing the upcoming parliamentary elections, slated for...

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Atlantic Council Delegation Visits Jordan, Meets with Senior Officials

AMMAN -- Deputizing for His Majesty King Abdullah II, Royal Court Chief, Fayez Tarawneh, Monday, received a delegation representing the Atlantic Council, a think tank in the field of international...

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Jordan Moving Forward with Implementing Decentralization

AMMAN -- The government is pushing ahead in taking necessary measures to implement decentralization in conformity with the Royal directives, Prime Minister Hani Mulqi said Wednesday .


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Government Gearing Up to Implement Decentralisation Plan

AMMAN — The decentralisation project embraces the participation of all state institutions in each governorate by providing citizens an opportunity to partake in planning their future and...

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NATO to Expand Cooperation with Jordan in Fight Against Extremism

AMMAN/WARSAW — NATO allies agreed on Saturday to increase cooperation with Jordan as part of a plan to boost the alliance’s support  for countries battling Islamist extremism in North Africa and...

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Jordanian Woman Reportedly Among Victims of Istanbul Attack

AMMAN —  A Jordanian woman was reportedly among the 41 killed in three suicide bombings at Istanbul’s Ataturk Airport on Tuesday.


Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Sabah Al Rafie said...

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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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