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ICT Ministry working to turn governorates into ‘smart zones’

AMMAN — The Ministry of Information and Communications Technology said Monday it was working on a plan to turn the country’s governorates into “smart zones”.

As part of the plan, the...

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Iraqi Christians mark one year in Jordan after fleeing their homes

FUHEIS — Iraqi Christians who were forced to leave their country marked a year in Jordan away from their homes in an ecumenical prayer on Saturday.

“Life is hard on us. It has been like...

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Jordan to host the UN-supported Global Forum on Youth, Peace and Security

Amman (Petra)-- The Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, in partnership with the United Nations and international civil society organizations, will host the first Global Forum on Youth, Peace and Security...

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‘Gov’t task force working to combat extremist ideologies’

AMMAN — Authorities have recently formed a task force to fight extremist and exclusionist ideologies and practices, according to Minister of State for Media Affairs and Communications Mohammad...

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King urges swift action to remedy educational process shortcomings

AMMAN — His Majesty King Abdullah on Wednesday chaired a meeting at Al Husseiniya Palace to discuss means to advance the educational process and improve its outputs, according to a Royal Court...

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Amman, Washington Discuss Municipal Cooperation

AMMAN — Amman Mayor Aqel Biltaji met on Sunday with US Ambassador to Jordan Alice G. Wells to discuss ways to enhance cooperation between Amman and Washington in the municipal and cultural fields...

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UNRWA Should Continue to Offer Services as long as Palestinian Refugee Problem Exists

AMMAN — Jordan on Sunday stressed that the United Nations should continue to offer services to Palestinian refugees as long as their plight continues, calling on the international community to...

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His Majesty King Abdullah II Inaugurates "Jordan Expatriates Conference"

Amman (Petra) -- At the Dead Sea shores the 2015 Jordan Expatriates Conference kicked off, Tuesday, dubbed '' Jordan Brings US Together'' under the royal patronage of His Majesty King Abdullah II...

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