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Gov't: US Recognition Of Jerusalem As Israel's Capital Violates Int'l Legitimacy, UN Charter

AMMAN -- The Jordanian Government on Wednesday said the U.S. decision to recognize Jerusalem as capital of Israel and move the U.S. embassy to the holy city is a violation of international...

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FM Calls Counterparts To Discuss Implications Of Trump's Jerusalem Decision

Amman, Dec.7 -- Minister of Foreign Affairs, Ayman al-Safadi continued his consultations on Thursday with a number of his counterparts to discuss ways to deal with the repercussions of the U.S....

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King Renews Full Support For Palestinian Leadership, People

AMMAN — His Majesty King Abdullah on Thursday voiced Jordan's full support to Palestinians in maintaining their historical and legal rights in Jerusalem and endeavours to establish the independent...

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Citizens Donate Clothes Anonymously Through 'Wall Of Kindness'

AMMAN — A “wall of kindness” recently popped up in front of the Landmark hotel in Jabal Amman, inviting generous souls to donate clothes for the most in need ahead of the winter season.

“We...

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King Meets Secretary Of State, A Number of Key US Lawmakers

AMMAN — His Majesty King Abdullah on Tuesday met with the US Senate leadership, and the chairs and members of the Senate Committee on Appropriations and the Committee on Armed Services at the...

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King Meets US Vice President, Senior Administration Officials During Visit to US This Week

AMMAN — His Majesty King Abdullah met on Monday with senior US administration officials, with discussions covering means to bolster Jordan’s strategic partnership with the US, as well as current...

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Safadi, Tillerson Discuss Syria Over Phone

AMMAN — Foreign Affairs Minister Ayman Safadi on Sunday discussed over the phone regional developments with US Secretary of State Rex W. Tillerson, the Jordan News Agency, Petra, reported. 
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Queen Rania Highlights Technology’s Role in Bridging " Hope Gap" at Misk Global Forum

Amman, Nov. 15 (Petra)- Contrasting humanity’s advances in science and technology with a global "scarcity of hope," Her Majesty Queen Rania Al Abdullah highlighted the paradox of people starving "...

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King To Visit United States Next Week

Amman — His Majesty King Abdullah is scheduled to start a working visit to the United States next week, according to an official source.

During the visit, King Abdullah...

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Jordan's Ambassador To US Checks On Expatriate Community

Ambassador Dina Kawar met with local Jordanian communities in the states of Michigan and Illinois last week. Kawar’s visits come as part of the Embassy’s ongoing outreach efforts that aim to...

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