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August 21, 2017

7th Arab Film Festival kicks off

AMMAN —  The seventh edition of Arab Film Festival Amman kicked off on Sunday at the Royal Film Commission-Jordan (RFC), with the screening of a...
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August 21, 2017

US delegation expected in region to discuss Mideast peace push — FM

AMMAN — A US delegation is expected to visit the region and discuss resuming peace talks related to the Palestinian issue, Foreign Minister Ayman...
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August 21, 2017

Turkish president arrives in Amman

Amman, Aug. 21 (Petra)-- Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan arrived in Amman on Monday on an official visit for talks with His Majesty King...
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August 21, 2017

UN in Jordan Commemorates World Humanitarian Day

Amman-- The UN in Jordan on Sunday marked World Humanitarian Day 2017, granting four humanitarian excellence awards to humanitarian workers for their...
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August 21, 2017

Jordan takes part in Arab League anti-terrorism meeting

Cairo-- Jordan's Ambassador to Egypt and Permanent representative to the League of Arab States Monday participated in a meeting of senior officials...
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August 18, 2017

Women experience in elections ‘positive’ overall — SIGI

AMMAN –– The overall experience of women in the latest elections, whether as voters or candidates, was “positive”, despite some shortcomings related...
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August 18, 2017

‘Diversity, meritocracy key criteria in selecting non-elected governorate councils members’

AMMAN — The appointment of non-elected members of governorate councils will take into consideration diversity and meritocracy, a senior official said...
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August 18, 2017

Local organisation raises awareness against animal abuse

AMMAN — Wassim Ghantous’ passion to rescue and nurture animals “made him a better person capable of understanding not only needs of animals but human...
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August 18, 2017

King condemns Barcelona terror attack

AMMAN — His Majesty King Abdullah on Thursday condemned the terror attack in Barcelona, voicing solidarity with the Spanish people and government...
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August 18, 2017

Flag to be flown at half-mast at Royal Court in honor of Barcelona terror attack victims

Amman, May 27 (Petra) -- The Royal Court announced Friday that the Jordan flag at its main entrance would be flown at half-mast until 6pm of the same...
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