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Night-School Programme Targeting Refugees To Start This Year

AMMAN — Jordan has designated 198 schools across the Kingdom to implement a 10-month, night-school programme for Syrian refugees. 

The coordinator of the project at the Ministry of...

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Jordan’s 'We Love Reading' Wins UNESCO Literacy Prize

AMMAN (UNESCO) — A passionate change maker, Rana Dajani founded “We Love Reading”, a community-based programme designed to foster the love of reading in children in Jordan. 



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Conference On Syrian Refugee Crisis To Start Sunday

AMMAN — The National Centre for Human Rights (NCHR) will hold a conference on Sunday and Monday, titled "Civil Society and Refugee issues/ the Syrian Refugee Crisis".

The conference, which...

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World Humanitarian Day Marked With Call To Support Jordan As Refugee Host

AMMAN — On the occasion of the World Humanitarian Day (WHD), the UN reiterates that civilians, including humanitarian workers, must not be targets in regions of conflict.

The occasion is...

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Queen Visits Pediatric Hospital, Joins Patients For Children’s Museum Activity

AMMAN —  Her Majesty Queen Rania on Sunday visited the Queen Rania Al Abdullah Hospital for Children, where she sat in on an interactive educational session as part of the Children Museum Jordan’s...

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UN Urges Swift Aid To Border Refugees, Lauds Jordan’s ‘Exemplary Efforts’

AMMAN — Despite limited resources, Jordan has been continuously enforcing "exemplary efforts" for the protection of the Syrians who have left their homes, the UN has said, urging stakeholders to...

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Jordan Condemns Barcelona Terrorist Attack

AMMAN -- Jordan has strongly condemned a terrorist attack in the Spanish city of Barcelona, which claimed lives of 13 persona and left scores others wounded, when a van rammed into a crowd of...

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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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