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April 12, 2018

Long-awaited women shelter ‘to open in May’ — ministry

AMMAN — Minister of Social Development Hala Lattouf on Wednesday said a building is currently being furnished to house women whose lives are in...
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April 12, 2018

Beyond mansaf: four traditional Jordanian dishes you probably did not know

Jordanian food is much more than the iconic national dish — mansaf. It varies across governorates and geographic regions. In fact, each area has a...
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April 11, 2018

Jordan, Egypt sign agreement to enhance investments

Amman, April 11 (Petra)--State Minister for Investment Affairs and President of the Jordan Investment Commission Muhannad Shehadeh signed with...
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April 11, 2018

KAFD, CARE International sign MoU

Amman, April 11 (Petra)- King Abdullah II Fund for Development (KAFD) and CARE International signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on Wednesday...
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April 11, 2018

Tourism Ministry to connect Jerash archaeological park to urban area

AMMAN — The Tourism Ministry is working on a project to link Jerash's archaeological site with the modern city in a bid to extend tourists' stay,...
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April 11, 2018

Arab financial institutions’ meeting opens at Dead Sea

AMMAN — Deputising for His Majesty King Abdullah, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of State for Economic Affairs Jafar Hassan on Tuesday...
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April 11, 2018

11 eco-tourism natural reserves open doors to tourists

AMMAN — Eco-tourism in Jordan’s 11 nature reserves opened for a new adventure season, with the numbers of visitors expected to increase this year,...
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April 11, 2018

UK official pledges support to 'all segments of Jordanian society'

AMMAN — British Secretary of State of International Development Secretary for the United Kingdom Penny Mordaunt on Tuesday met with women leaders to...
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April 10, 2018

Jordan CB issues license to Microfund for Women

Amman, Apr.9 (Petra) -- The Central Bank of Jordan (CBJ) issued a license to Microfund for Women, through which it monitors and supervises the...
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April 10, 2018

Cabinet approves energy saving project for vulnerable families

AMMAN — The Cabinet on Monday approved financing a project for energy rationalisation for underprivileged families to be covered by the 2018 budget...
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