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Princess Ghida Launches Regional Breast Cancer Awareness Campaign

AMMAN — Jordan is joining several Arab countries in an awareness campaign encouraging women to undergo screenings for early detection and diagnosis of breast cancer.

"The purpose of this...

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Jordan Delegates Assert Kingdom’s Commitment To Safeguarding Human Rights

AMMAN — Jordan’s Representative to the UN Office at Geneva Saja Majali said on Thursday said that the Kingdom is committed to safeguarding human rights for its citizens and has taken several...

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Foreign Minister: Helping Refugees Is A Global Responsibility

AMMAN — Foreign Minister Ayman Safadi on Sunday underlined Jordan's keenness to expand partnership with the EU in order to serve common interests and challenges, the Jordan News Agency, Petra,...

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US Aid To Jordan A Strong Support To Reform Process — Prime Minister

AMMAN — Prime Minister Hani Mulki on Monday met with a delegation from the US Congress, the Jordan News Agency, Petra, reported.

During the meeting, Mulki stressed the "historic" relations...

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U.S Delegation Visits Independent Election Commission

AMMAN -- A US Congressional delegation representing the State of North Carolina on Wednesday visited the Independent Election Commission (IEC) where they met with its president Khaled Khalaldeh...

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Princess Sumaya Named UNESCO Special Envoy For Science For Peace

AMMAN — Director General of UNESCO Irina Bokova on Monday named Princess Sumaya a UNESCO Special Envoy for Science for Peace (2017-2019) in a ceremony at the organisation’s headquarters, the...

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UNESCO Project Equips Syrian And Jordanian Women With Entrepreneurial Skills

AMMAN (UNESCO) — An innovative UNESCO project is providing practical entrepreneurship and innovation tools to young Syrian and Jordanian women, through technical, income-generating handicraft...

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Jordan Allows Syrian Children With No Documents To Join Schools — Officials

AMMAN — Prime Minister Hani Mulki has approved a recommendation by concerned officials to allow Syrian refugees who do not possess the required documents to enrol in government schools, officials...

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Jordanians Airlifted To Safety From San Martin Island

AMMAN — A Royal Jordanian Air Force plane on Tuesday landed in the Queen Ali Airport carrying 71 Jordanians, who were in San Martin Island, which was hit by hurricane Irma.    

The plane...

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FM Participates In High-Level UN General Assembly Meetings

New York, Sept. 21 (Petra) -- Minister of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates, Ayman Safadi, Wednesday took part in a ministerial meeting of the Global Counterterrorism Forum in New York, which was co...

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