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Amman, Moscow Urge Peaceful Solutions to Syria, Mideast

AMMAN — Foreign Minister Ayman Safadi and his Russian counterpart Sergey Lavrov on Saturday reasserted that there is no military solution to the Syrian crisis, highlighting the importance of a...

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Her Majesty Queen Rania Tours Dana Village

AMMAN — Her Majesty Queen Rania visited Dana Village on Monday, taking part in a portion of the Thru Hike programme organised by the Jordan Trail Association (JTA).

The Queen’s visit comes...

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His Majesty King Abdullah II Receives Jordan's Economic Growth Plan

AMMAN -- His Majesty King Abdullah II, on Wednesday, chaired a meeting for the Economic Policies Council during which a 5-year plan designed to stimulate economic growth and boost the resilience...

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Safadi, Tillerson Discuss Region, Ties

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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"Peace Not Merely Cessation of War" says Her Royal Highness Princess Sumaya

AMMAN — Under the patronage of HRH Prince Hassan, the WANA Institute and the Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung (FES) launched their new book “From Politics to Policy: Building Resilience in West Asia and...

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His Majesty King Abdullah II Meets Jordan's Top Media Figures

AMMAN -- His Majesty King Abdullah II, Wednesday, said his recent visit to the U.S. focused on the Palestinian issue, the outcome of the recent Arab summit, the Syrian crisis, the situation in...

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Ministers of Planning and International Cooperation, Finance Join World Bank, IMF Spring Meetings

WASHINGTON – Minister Planning and International Cooperation, Imad Fakhoury and Minister of Finance, Omar Malhas are taking part in the 2017 Spring Meetings of the World Bank (WB) and...

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Jordan Voices Appreciation for US Support, Including Military Support

AMMAN — Jordan on Tuesday voiced appreciation for US support, including military, which it said helps maintain stable borders, an official said Tuesday, as US lawmakers were pressing the...

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His Majesty King Abdullah II issues discussion paper on education in Amman

His Majesty King Abdullah on Saturday called for working comprehensively to address the urgent challenges facing the education sector to arrive at a modern education system that is “pivotal to...

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Foreign Minister Takes Part in Meeting on Syria in Italy

LUCCA, ITALY -- Foreign Minister, Ayman Safadi, Tuesday, took part in a meeting on Syria hosted by Italy on the sidelines of the Group of Seven industrialized nations meetings.

At the...

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