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IEC Making Final Touches For ‘Smooth And Transparent’ Polls

AMMAN — As the August 15 municipal and local elections draw nearer, the Independent Election Commission (IEC) is working to ensure a "smooth and transparent" electoral process, an official said on...

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Jordan Issues First-Of-Its-Kind Work Permit To Syrian Refugees

AMMAN — The General Federation of Jordanian Trade Unions (GFJTU) has begun issuing the Arab region’s first non-employer and non-position-specific work permits for Syrian refugees since the Syrian...

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Safadi Meets Trump’s Envoy Over Mideast

AMMAN — Minister of Foreign Affairs Ayman Safadi discussed on Tuesday the settlement of the current crisis in Al Aqsa Mosque/Al Haram Al Sharif with Jason Greenblatt, US President Donald Trump's...

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Army Chief Visits United States

Amman--Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Lt. General Mahmoud Abdul Halim visited the United States where he met with Chief of Staff of the US Army Mark A. Milley and other officials during...

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Door-To-Door Awareness Campaign Reaches Out To Citizens Ahead Of Local Elections

AMMAN — The Independent Election Commission’s (IEC) door-to-door awareness campaign, which seeks to raise awareness of at least 85 per cent of eligible voters across the country, has achieved 75...

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2030 Sustainable Development Agenda Top Priority For Jordan

AMMAN — Minister of Planning and International Cooperation Imad Fakhoury has presented Jordan’s National Voluntary Review Report on the Sustainable Development Agenda 2030 at the High-level...

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Election Commission holds workshop for poll Instructors

AMMAN — The Independent Election Commission (IEC) on Monday held its first workshop for trainers who will be tasked with instructing polling and ballot counting committees for the August 15 local...

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Jordan, Japan Review Progress in Defense Cooperation

AMMAN — Prime Minister Hani Mulki on Thursday discussed with Japan's Minister of Defence Tomomi Inada cooperation relations concerning defence policies, the Jordan News Agency, Petra, reported. ...

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6,950 Prospective Candidates Registered For Local Elections

AMMAN — A total of 6,950 Jordanians have registered for their candidacies for the upcoming local and municipal elections, the Independent Election Commission (IEC) announced on Thursday.

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6,950 Prospective Candidates Registered For Local Elections

AMMAN — A total of 6,950 Jordanians have registered for their candidacies for the upcoming local and municipal elections, the Independent Election Commission (IEC) announced on Thursday.

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