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UN Stresses Jordan's Special Role in Jerusalem

(Petra) -- His Majesty King Abdullah II on Thursday affirmed Jordan's role in defending Jerusalem as part of its religious and historical duty as well as the Hashemite custodianship of the Islamic...

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Ceremony Marks 60-Year US-Jordan Partnership in Water Sector

AMMAN — US Ambassador Alice G. Wells and Water Minister Hazem Nasser marked on Tuesday 60 years of cooperation between the US and Jordan to develop the Kingdom’s water sector at a ceremony held at...

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Young Jordanian Gains International Recognition for Efforts to Promote Green Energy

AMMAN — Ayah Al Fawaris is a computer engineering graduate, but her passion for nature has turned her into an internationally recognised green energy professional.

In 2014, she was named...

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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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