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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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Safadi Talks With Tillerson Over Phone

Amman, Dec. 12 (Petra)--Minister of Foreign and Expatriates Affairs Ayman Safadi late Monday, discussed with US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, the repercussions of the US decision to recognize...

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Remarks By HM King Abdullah II At the Organization of Islamic Cooperation Summit Istanbul

Wednesday, 13 December 2017

In the name of God, the most Merciful, the Compassionate,

Prayers and peace be upon the Arab Hashemite Prophet Mohammad,...

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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.


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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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