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First Robot Employee ‘Appointed’ At Princess Sumaya University For Technology

AMMAN — President of the Princess Sumaya University for Technology (PSUT) Mashhoor Al Refai on Thursday announced the introduction of the first robot to serve in the university, the Jordan News...

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State Department’s Techwomen Initiative Seeks Applicants For Mentorship Program In Jordan

AMMAN — Jordanian women leaders in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) are offered the opportunity to compete for a mentorship programme in the US under the TechWomen...

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Youth Invited To Join Sustainable Development Network

AMMAN — Arab youngsters are invited to join a new regional network that encourages the involvement of the younger generation in the sustainable development of their communities, one of the network...

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UNRWA reaches out to Palestinian refugees in Madaba, Karak

AMMAN — “No Palestine refugee should be deprived from the UNRWA services,” said the director of UNRWA operations in Jordan, Roger Davies, during his speech at the inauguration ceremonies of an “...

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WFP Uses Blockchain Technology To Fight Hunger Among Refugees

AMMAN — Over 10,000 people in Azraq refugee camps are now able to pay for their food by means of entitlements recorded on a blockchain-based computing platform, and the system is expected to reach...

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Tourism Figures During 2017 Higher Than Expected — Minister

AMMAN — The total number of tourists who visited Jordan between January and the end of November increased by 8.9 per cent compared with the same period of last year, Tourism Minister Lina Annab...

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Toukan Named As One Of 10 People Who Contributed To Global Science In 2017

AMMAN — Khaled Toukan, head of the Synchrotron-light for Experimental Science and Application in the Middle East (SESAME), was named as one of the 10 people who mattered in science and contributed...

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We Should Listen To The Wisdom Of King Abdullah — Mogherini

AMMAN/BRUSSELS — EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini on Thursday urged support for His Majesty King Abdullah as the custodian of Jerusalem’s holy places, describing him as a “very wise man...

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Turkey To Host OIC Summit On Jerusalem Next Week

AMMAN — As Jordan making contacts to summon an emergency Arab League Council meeting, Turkey will next week host an Islamic gathering to respond to the decision by the US to recognise Jerusalem as...

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Jordan’s Lt. Gen. Freihat Meets With US Military Officials In Jordan

Amman, Nov. 29 (Petra)- Chairman of the Joint Chiefs-of-Staff Lit. Gen. Mahmoud Freihat on Wednesday met visiting Deputy Principal Cyber Advisor to the US Secretary of Defense, Major. Gen. Burke E...

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