Blog: Culture

King receives Patriarch of Antioch and head of Syriac Orthodox Church

His Majesty King Abdullah on Tuesday received Patriarch Mor Ignatius Aphrem II, Patriarch of Antioch and All the East and Supreme Head of the Universal Syriac Orthodox Church, and his accompanying...

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Orient Gallery Exhibition Showcases Diverse Techniques Of Arab Artists

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His Majesty King Abdullah II Meets With A Delegation From The US National Defense University

Amman, Feb. 21 (Petra)-- His Majesty King Abdullah II on Wednesday received a delegation of senior officers from the US Army National Defense University (Capstone Fellows), led by retired Gen....

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Jordanian designer showcases jewelry at Paris Design Week

AMMAN — When creating her jewelry, designer Dana Rousan said she instinctually blends her Jordanian heritage with the artistic education she received at the Ecole des Beaux-Arts in France. A...

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Medical Tourism In Jordan Has The Potential To Compete Internationally

AMMAN — His Majesty King Abdullah on Sunday said that Jordan has all the ingredients to build a remarkable medical tourism industry, adding that such a potential should be tapped through providing...

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Girls At Jerash Refugee Camp Unleash Their Emotions Through Art

AMMAN — For Fatima Omar, an art educator and writer from Abu Dhabi, creating a change in society does not always come from financial or material empowerment — it can be firstly intellectual, by...

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A Foodie's Guide To Amman, Jordan: The Middle East Destination For Food Lovers

While most travellers head for Jordan with Petra high on the agenda, investing some food-fuelled days in the cosmopolitan capital Amman is a delicious idea. There’s so much more than cafe-hopping...

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Remnants Of Oldest Bread Made 14,000 Years Ago Found In Jordan

AMMAN — The discovery of the oldest remains of bread in the world adds to Jordan’s reputation as a key contributor to civilisation, pundits said on Tuesday.


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Jordanian Students Win Second Place At Int'l Contest For Car Design

AMMAN — Twelve Jordanian mechanical engineering students have seized the second place at the Formula Student, an international competition held annually in the UK, for their design plan of a car...

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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 different cooking style and distinct signature...

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