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Army Chief Meets U.S. Delegation

Amman (Petra)--His Majesty's Advisor for Military Affairs and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff General Mashal Mohammad Zaben on Thursday received a delegation of senior officers from the US...

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U.S. Embassy Donates Mobile Scanning System to Jordanian Border Security Agencies

Amman (Petra) -- The United States Embassy in Jordan, on Wednesday, presented a mobile scanning system valued at over $1.3 million to the government of Jordan to be used at the King Hussein Bridge...

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King, Arab Leaders Discuss Anti-Terror Drive, Region

AMMAN — His Majesty King Abdullah on Tuesday had several phone calls with Arab leaders and discussed with them bilateral relations, the anti-terror drive and regional and international...

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Jordanians Mark Anniversary of King Hussein's Passing

AMMAN — Their Majesties King Abdullah and Queen Rania on Sunday visited the tomb of His Majesty King Hussein on the occasion of the 17th anniversary of his death.


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Jordanians Remember Fallen Pilot Muath Kasasbeh

AMMAN — Jordanians on Wednesday marked the first anniversary of the burning alive of Jordanian air force pilot Muath Kasasbeh by the Daesh terrorist group, with social networking sites users...

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"Investing in Hope" by His Majesty King Abdullah II of Jordan, The Independent

The Syrian conflict is about to enter a sixth brutal year, with more than 250,000 Syrians dead and more than half the population displaced. By far the majority have clung to safety in neighbouring...

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King Urges Environment Conducive to Reviving Peace Process

AMMAN — His Majesty King Abdullah II on Monday urged the creation of a climate that is conducive to breathing life into the moribund peace process between the Palestinians and the Israelis.


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Jordan Pins High Hopes on London Conference - PM

Amman (Petra) -- Prime Minister Abdullah Ensour highlighted, on Thursday, the advanced Jordanian-European partnership ties, voicing desire to further boost them in various fields.


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U.S. Congress Approves ‘Unprecedented’ Assistance to Jordan — Envoy

AMMAN — The US Congress has approved extending “an unprecedented” $1.275 billion in assistance to Jordan in its 2016 budget bill, with ongoing efforts to increase this amount to a possible $1.6...

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No Major Shift in Jordan’s Refugee Policy

AMMAN — There is no major shift in Jordan’s policy towards receiving refugees, but the Kingdom is taking the security concerns very seriously, said a government official on Sunday.


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