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January 19, 2018

Greater Amman Municipality working to ‘improve communication with public’ on bus project

AMMAN — A senior official at the Greater Amman Municipality on Thursday acknowledged a "lack of public awareness" in regards to the Bus Rapid Transit...
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January 19, 2018

One minute videos shed light on Jordan’s mosaic of talents

AMMAN — A study trip Darine Alashy paid to New York in 2014 inspired her to create an online platform exposing local talents to the world. ...
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January 19, 2018

Citizens stock up on food ahead of expected polar front

AMMAN — A polar front forecast to bring heavy rain and snow to high altitudes started affecting the Kingdom on Thursday, prompting people to stock up...
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January 18, 2018

Tourism revenues rise to $4.6 billion in 2017, CBJ says

Amman, Jan.18(Petra)-- Tourism revenues in 2017 increased by 12.5 per cent, up to $4.6 billion, compared to $4.1 billion in the same period of 2016,...
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January 18, 2018

Jordan, Algeria sign 7 agreements to promote bilateral cooperation

Algeria, Jan. 17 (Petra) -- Jordan and Algeria, on Wednesday signed the minutes of the eighth session of Joint Jordanian-Algerian Committee, in...
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January 18, 2018

Mistreatment of animals punishable crime, says ministry

Amman, Jan. 17 (Petra) -- The Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities said Wednesday it was following recent reports claiming issues related to the...
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January 18, 2018

Army chief meets Indonesian ambassador

Amman, Jan. 18 (Petra)--Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Lt. General Mahmoud Abdul Halim Freihat on Thursday received Indonesian Ambassador to...
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January 18, 2018

King condoles Kazakh president over victims of bus fire

Amman, Jan. 18 (Petra)--His Majesty King Abdullah II on Thursday sent a cable of condolences to President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev over...
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January 18, 2018

App ensures confidentiality for banking clients with hearing disabilities

AMMAN — Under the implementation of the anti-discriminatory law for people with disabilities (Law No. 20 of 2017) enacted in September last year,...
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January 18, 2018

Science League helps children become ‘superhero inventors’

AMMAN — “We created the Science League [SL] because we wanted to make everyone feel like they could be their own superheroes and come up with their...
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