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February 23, 2018

Mulki checks on oil shale energy project in western Jordan

AMMAN — Prime Minister Hani Mulki on Thursday checked on the progress of a project aimed at producing electricity from oil shale in the Attarat Umm...
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February 23, 2018

Jordan, Turkey discuss economic cooperation

AMMAN — Jordan’s Ambassador to Ankara Ismail Refai discussed investment cooperation with members of the Turkish-Jordanian relations council of the...
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February 23, 2018

EU, Jordan launch twinning project to facilitate trade in priority sectors

AMMAN —The EU and the Jordan Institution for Standards and Metrology (JISM) on Wednesday launched the twinning project between JISM and its EU...
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February 23, 2018

Findings on Aqaba’s old underwater city to be unveiled

AMMAN — Findings of Jordan’s first underwater archaeological expedition searching for traces of the early Islamic city of Ayla will be made public...
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February 23, 2018

Campaign highlights Arab youth's model of peacebuilders

AMMAN — A group of 18 Arab youth is collecting 100 success stories of young Arab peacebuilders, as part of the Shughel Shabab campaign launched in...
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February 22, 2018

Jordan's envoy to Ankara meets DEIK delegation

Ankara, Feb. 22 (Petra)- The Jordanian Ambassador to Turkey, Ismail Rifai, received at the embassy on Thursday chairman and members of the Council of...
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February 22, 2018

Bahrain FinTech Bay announces Jordanian startup as founding partner

Manama, Feb. 21 (Petra) -- Bahrain FinTech Bay (BFB), the largest Fintech hub in the Middle East & Africa, announced Wednesday, its Founding...
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February 22, 2018

Several bus-based projects under way to improve public transport

AMMAN — Friedrich Ebert Stiftung (FES) on Tuesday organised a panel discussion titled "Towards an Equitable, Innovative, and Inclusive Public...
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February 22, 2018

Tech experts seek innovative solutions for refugees’ future

AMMAN — “It has been five years since the opening of the Zaatari Refugee Camp and our lives have changed drastically since,” said Reem, a Syrian...
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February 22, 2018

Olympic committee, CPF renew agreement on sports therapy

AMMAN — The Jordanian Olympic Committee and Crown Prince Foundation (CPF) on Wednesday renewed the joint work agreement that was signed last year...
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