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Project To Empower Women Leaders Launched

AMMAN — The Arab Network for Civil Education (ANHRE) on Sunday launched the project “Empowering Women for Leadership”, aimed at encouraging women across the Kingdom to adopt gender-sensitive...

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UN Thanks Jordan For Allowing Delivery Of Aid To Rukban Camp

Amman, Jan. 10 (Petra) -- The United Nations (UN) Office in Amman thanked Jordan for allowing the delivery of emergency UN assistance to Syrians in the Rukban camp after the Syrian government hasn...

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His Majesty Stresses Importance Of Economic Reforms To Guarantee Protection Of Low-Income Families

AMMAN — His Majesty King Abdullah on Monday voiced appreciation for the “sincere efforts” exerted by the parliamentary committees during 2017, a Royal Court statement said.

At a meeting...

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‘My Family, My Life’ Initiative For Women Empowerment Launched

AMMAN — The Ministry of Planning and International Cooperation on Monday launched an initiative titled “My family, my life”, the Jordan News Agency, Petra, reported.

The initiative aims to...

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Foreign Minister: Jordan, China ‘Keen On Better Ties, Regional Peace’

AMMAN — Foreign Minister Ayman Safadi and his Chinese counterpart Wang Yi on Wednesday stressed both countries' keenness to develop Jordanian-Chinese ties.

In a telephone conversation, they...

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Wishes And Blessings From Our Royal Family

"Sending wishes of blessings and joy to our Christian brothers and sisters on Christmas. May 2018 bring further prosperity and progress to all Jordanians, who continue to conquer challenges with...

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Safadi, Lavrov Discuss Mideast Developments

Amman, Dec. 21(Petra)- Minister of Foreign Affairs and Expatriate Affairs, Ayman Safadi discussed with Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov the latest Mideast developments, in light of the U.S....

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Prince Faisal Meets NATO Defense College Delegation

Amman, Dec. 18 (Petra)--His Royal Highness Prince Faisal Bin Al Hussein, His Majesty's adviser and president of the Council for National Policy on Monday, received a delegation from NATO Defense...

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King Meets Pope Francis

Vatican City, Dec. 19 (Petra)-His Majesty King Abdullah’s meeting with His Holiness Pope Francis on Tuesday focused on the developments related to Jerusalem, in the wake of the United States’...

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House Foreign Affairs Committee Passes United States-Jordan Defense Cooperation Extension Act

The House Foreign Affairs Committee passed yesterday the “H.R. 2646 United States-Jordan Defense Cooperation Extension Act,” reauthorizing “H.R.907” of  2015, which enhances military cooperation...

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