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Jordanian Researchers Acknowledged for their Nobel Work on Treatment of Type 1 Diabetes

Jordanian Researchers Acknowledged for their Nobel Work on Treatment of Type 1 Diabetes at the Alliance for the Advancement of Cellular Therapies 2015 Conference
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Queen Rania Addresses Global Citizen Festival with Call for Unity, Engagement

AMMAN — “You can show the world that all lives matter,” said Her Majesty Queen Rania Al Abdullah to more than 60,000 people during her call to action at the Global Citizen Festival in Central Park...

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Planning Ministry to Organise Refugee Response Forum in Jordan

AMMAN — Financial funding, as part of the 2015 Jordan Response Plan to address the repercussions of the Syrian refugee crisis on Jordan, currently stands at 34.5 per cent, according to a statement...

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Queen receives International Prize for Intercultural Dialogue Effort

AMMAN — Her Majesty Queen Rania on Thursday received the Walther Rathenau Prize at an award ceremony hosted by Germany for her humanitarian work and efforts to promote cross-cultural dialogue and...

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Jordan rejects targeting of minorities in Mideast — FM

PARIS — Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign and Expatriates Affairs, Nasser Judeh, and his French counterpart, Laurent Fabius, co-chaired a UN International Conference on the victims of...

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Queen participates in launching World’s Largest Lesson

By Dalia Mehiar

Her Majesty Queen Rania Al Abdullah of Jordan, UNICEF’s first Eminent Advocate for children since 2007, has participated with UNICEF and the Global Goals...

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"Education and Our Future" by Former Senior Official

By Jawad Anani

A national conference on education was held in Amman at the end of July, and on August 5, Their Majesties King Abdullah and Queen Rania met with the premier...

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Report Highlights Government Procedures to Safeguard Human Rights

AMMAN — The government’s human rights coordination office on Tuesday issued its second report on the status of human rights in Jordan and the response of public agencies to reported claims.

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A Jordanian-American's Reflection on Jordanian Expatriates Conference

By Ramzi Bilbeisi

The Jordanian Expatriates Conference (JEC) took place last week under the royal patronage of His Majesty King Abdullah II at the King Hussein bin Talal Convention Center...

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Home Away From Home: An AU Student shares her internship experience at the Embassy

By Emily Perzanoski

As I sat in my Jabal Amman apartment last October composing a cover letter for an internship at the Embassy of Jordan, I dreamed of an opportunity to...

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