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Amman Summit Aims for Arab Pursuit of Peace

DEAD SEA — The 28th Arab summit sends a message to the entire world on the Arabspursuit of peace and stability, a senior official said on Sunday.


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FM Holds Quadripartite Meeting Tackling Stalled Peace Process

AMMAN -- Minister of Foreign and Expatriate Affairs, Ayman Safadi, Wednesday held a meeting the High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Federica Mogherini...

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Jordan’s First Water Desalination Plant Opens in Aqaba

AMMAN — The Kingdom’s first water desalination plant opened in Aqaba Saturday, set to work at a capacity of 500 cubic metres per hour, the Jordan News Agency, Petra, reported.



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Foreign Minister meets with Counterparts on Sidelines of Anti-Daesh Ministerial Meeting

AMMAN — Foreign Minister Ayman Safadi on Wednesday met with his Bahraini counterpart Sheikh Khaled Bin Ahmed Al Khalifa in Washington, to discuss means to enhance bilateral relations.


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Female MPs Call for Coalition to Address Women Issues

AMMAN — Women parliamentarians on Monday called for the formation of a cross-house coalition to address women’s issues and work to amend all laws that discriminate against women.

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Palestine, Regional Crises Top Summit Agenda — His Majesty King Abdullah II

AMMAN — His Majesty King Abdullah on Sunday discussed regional challenges with a delegation from the Arab and International Relations Council (AIRC) headed by its Chairman Mohammad Saqer,...

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Jordan Working For an Arab Summit That Can Make a Difference

AMMAN — Foreign Minister Ayman Safadi on Tuesday held talks with Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shukri, the Jordan News Agency, Petra, reported.


On the sidelines of the 147th Arab...

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King Discusses Regional Developments with US Special Presidential Envoy Brett McGurk

AMMAN --  His Majesty King Abdullah II, on Thursday, received US Special Presidential Envoy for the Global Coalition to Counter Daseh terrorist group, Brett McGurk and discussed international and...

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Terror Suspects Convicted by State Security Court

AMMAN -- The State Security Court (SSC) on Wednesday handed down multiple prison terms, ranging from 8 to 15 years of hard labor, against 9 terror convicts, who plotted to carry out terrorist acts...

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His Majesty King Abdullah II Meets with US Central Command Commander Gen. Joseph Votel

AMMAN -- His Majesty King Abdullah II on Wednesday received Commander of the U.S. Central Command, Gen. Joseph L. Votel, and reviewed with him cooperation between Jordan and the U.S., especially...

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