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June 21, 2017

Activists condemn plans to auction land in Dibbeen Forest Reserve

AMMAN — Environmental activists on Monday expressed anger over a newspaper ad offering a plot of land in Dibbeen forest in Jerash Governorate for...
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June 21, 2017

Photojournalist donates prize money to ‘long-forgotten’ village in Tafileh

AMMAN — Mohammad Qaralah, a Jordanian photojournalist, did not expect that a photo he took of a boy’s worn-out shoes in southern Jordan would go...
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June 21, 2017

UNHCR commends Jordan’s efforts to address refugee needs

AMMAN — The UN refugee agency, UNHCR, has praised Jordan’s “courage” and support for Syrian refugees as the agency on Tuesday marked World Refugee...
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June 21, 2017

King honours participants in Kamaliyeh firefighting effort

AMMAN — Deputising for His Majesty King Abdullah, Royal Court Chief Fayez Tarawneh on Tuesday held an iftar banquet  for 1,500 officials and...
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June 21, 2017

Mentoring programme helps female students prepare for ‘real world’

AMMAN — Thanks to the efforts of women mentors from all walks of life, the professional path of 24 female students has become much clearer. ...
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June 21, 2017

Safadi meets EU, Chinese representatives

AMMAN — Foreign Minister Ayman Safadi on Tuesday met with EU Special Representative for the Middle East Peace Process Fernando Gentilini, the Jordan...
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June 21, 2017

Palestinian singer Kamal due to perform in Amman

AMMAN — The Friends of Jordan Festivals is organising a concert at the Roman Amphitheatre in downtown Amman scheduled to take place on July 10, the...
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June 20, 2017

World Bank highlights Jordan’s ‘green growth’ approach

AMMAN — Jordan has embarked on a package of measures to encourage "green growth in the environment" aimed at benefiting from local energies and...
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June 20, 2017

Princess Sumaya represents Jordan at International Council of Museums in Paris

AMMAN — Jordan, represented by a delegation headed by HRH Princess Sumaya, recently participated in the International Council of Museums’ (ICOM)...
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June 20, 2017

Signs of solidarity: Jordanians, visitors express support for refugees

AMMAN — In a show of solidarity with refugees, Jordanians and tourists in Amman left their signatures on a white wall in Jabal Amman’s Souq Jara last...
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