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UNHCR Commends Jordan’s Efforts to Address Refugee Needs

AMMAN — The UN refugee agency, UNHCR, has praised Jordan’s “courage” and support for Syrian refugees as the agency on Tuesday marked World Refugee Day.

A UNHCR statement said the resilience...

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Prince Feisal Meets With US Military Delegation

AMMAN — HRH Prince Feisal, the special assistant to the chairman of the joint chiefs-of-staff, on Tuesday discussed with an American military delegation, headed by Gen. Kevin Chilton,  the latest...

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US $50 Million to Support Health Services to Poor Jordanians and Syrian Refugees

Amman-- The World Bank Group has committed US $50 million to support the Government of Jordan in maintaining the delivery of primary and secondary health services to poor uninsured Jordanians and...

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Jordan Participates in UN Meeting on Rights of Persons with Disabilities

Amman-- Jordan is participating in the10th session of the Conference of States Parties to the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD), currently being held in New York.

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Independent Elections Commission Holds Electoral Campaign Follow-Up Meeting


AMMAN — The Independent Election Commission (IEC) on Wednesday held a meeting with staff responsible for following up on the electoral campaigns for the local and municipal councils...

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Kingdom to Host Regional Forum on Post-Conflict Reconstruction

AMMAN — Jordan is preparing to host a regional forum focused on the reconstruction of Arab countries which have experienced conflict and destruction, the Jordan News Agency, Petra, reported on...

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Jordan Atomic Agency Signs Planning Document with IAEA

AMMAN -- President of Jordan Atomic Energy Agency (JAEA) Khaled Toukan signed with Deputy Director General of the Department of Technical Cooperation at the International Atomic Energy Agency (...

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Jordan 7th Most Peaceful in MENA Region

AMMAN — The Institute for Economics and Peace (IEP) on Thursday released its eleventh edition of the Global Peace Index (GPI), ranking Jordan 95th out of 163 countries.

Published annually,...

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Crown Prince Soars in Jordan’s Skies with Red Bull Air Force

AMMAN — HRH Crown Prince Hussein on Monday piloted a helicopter that carried members of the Red Bull Air Force team above the Dead Sea area, as they prepared to undertake a one-of-a-kind jump in...

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US Urges World to Extend Further Support to Jordan

AMMAN — His Majesty King Abdullah and US Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley on Monday reviewed the Jordanian-US cooperation and strategic partnership relations, as well as the latest regional...

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