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Jordan Discusses Refugee Response Plan with Donors, Stakeholders

AMMAN — In a follow-up on the outcomes of UN General Assembly meetings and the UN Sustainable Development Summit 2015, Planning and International Cooperation Minister Imad Fakhoury held a periodic...

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Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Renews Stands on Jerusalem, Extremism and Libya

AMMAN — Jordan has a direct interest in the establishment of an independent Palestinian state and final-status issues, Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Nasser Judeh said Friday.

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King Proposes Steps to Counter Extremism as He Addresses World

UNITED NATIONS — His Majesty King Abdullah on Sept. 28 proposed seven steps to promote values of tolerance and coexistence in the face of extremism.

Meanwhile, he said nothing can be more...

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King urges US, International community to take firm position towards Israeli violations against Al Aqsa Mosque

Amman — His Majesty King Abdullah II on Tuesday discussed, during a telephone call with US Vice President Joe Biden regional developments, mainly the situation in Syrian and Iraq.

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Cameron's Visit Highlights UK’s Long Standing Support Towards Jordan

Amman -- The Embassy of the United Kingdom said Prime Minister David Cameron's visit to Jordan aimed to see UK Aid in action and to discuss how best the UK’s long standing support towards Jordan’s...

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UNHCR Calls for United Response to Address Refugee Crisis

Amman -- The United Nations Higher Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) called for a European emergency response that can address the present refugee and migration crisis.

Individual measures...

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Prince Ali to run again for FIFA presidency

AMMAN – HRH Prince Ali has decided to run again for next year's FIFA presidency elections, he announced on Wednesday.

The Prince made his announcement in a speech during a ceremony held at...

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Interior minister, U.S. envoy discuss ties

Amman (Petra)-- Interior Minister, Salamah Hamad, and U.S. ambassador, Alice Wells, Thursday, held talks on matters of mutual interest to both countries and the latest developments in the region...

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Jordan, China sign strategic partnership agreement

AMMAN — His Majesty King Abdullah and Chinese President Xi Jinping on Wednesday held talks that focused on enhancing bilateral relations in different fields and the latest developments at the...

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Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign and Expatriates Affairs Nasser Judeh meets UNRWA Commissioner

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign and Expatriates Affairs, Nasser Judeh, on Wednesday, held talks with the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA)...

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