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Celebrations Across Kingdom Mark Independence Day

AMMAN – Several celebrations were held around the Kingdom on Wednesday marking the 70th Independence Day.


The Jordan Hijaz Railway Corporation organised a train ride that carried...

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Scholars Meet in Amman to Counter Extremist Narratives

AMMAN — A two-day international conference organised by the Iftaa Department opened in Amman to debate means to counter extremist narratives and ideologies.


Attended by HRH Prince...

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Jordan Leads Coalition’s Ideological War Against Daesh — U.S. Envoy

AMMAN — His Majesty King Abdullah II on Sunday discussed regional and international efforts to combat terrorism with U.S. Special Presidential Envoy for the Global Coalition to Counter Daesh Brett...

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Human Rights Plan ‘A Comprehensive Roadmap’

AMMAN – The government’s coordinator on human rights, Basil Tarawneh, said on Sunday that the national human rights plan that His Majesty King Abdullah has received and was launched on Saturday,...

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Jordan Continues to Receive Syrian Refugees

AMMAN — Border Guards received 296 Syrian refugees over the past 72 hours, the Jordan Armed Forces-Arab Army said on Sunday in a statement carried by the Jordan News Agency, Petra.



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His Majesty, US Vice President Attend Joint Military Drill

AMMAN -- His Majesty King Abdullah II, the Supreme Commander of the Jordan Armed Force-Army, and US Vice-President Joe Biden attended on Thursday in the presence of the King's Advisor for Military...

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His Majesty, Biden Discuss Strategic Partnership, Regional Developments

AMMAN -- His Majesty King Abdullah II discussed with US Vice-President Joe Biden on Thursday, the strategic partnership between Jordan and the United States, regional and international...

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Prince Faisal, US Air War College Delegation Discuss Military Institutions' Cooperation


AMMAN -- His Royal Highness Prince Feisal, special assistant to the chairman of the Joint Chiefs-of-Staff, Tuesday met with a US delegation from the US Air War College, headed by Dr....

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Jordan Has Turned Refugee Challenge into Opportunity - UN Representative

AMMAN — Jordan has been very helpful in facilitating delivery of humanitarian aid to the south of Syria, a UN official has said, as the conflict in the area across the northern border has...

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King Stresses U.S. Jewish Organizations' Role in Peace Talks Efforts

Washington (Petra) -- His Majesty King Abdullah II, late Wednesday met with leaders of the American Jewish organizations in Washington and discussed means to break the deadlock and resume the...

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