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Activists Hope Tree-Planting Initiative Will Make Environmental Awareness Take Root

AMMAN — Irbid residents planted hundreds of saplings on Tuesday, in an initiative launched by the Bannoura Organisation for Development to increase green landscapes in the northern governorate....

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‘Low-cost Flights to Aqaba to Boost Tourist Number

AMMAN — The Jordan Tourism Board (JTB) is currently negotiating deals to bring low-cost airline carriers from the United Kingdom and Italy to Aqaba, a JTB official said on Tuesday.

 

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Drones, Towers and Cameras Set to Monitor Kingdom’s Forests

AMMAN — Four drones will be released over the forests of the northern governorates in spring to monitor and record violations on trees, according to Minister of Agriculture Khaled Hneifat.

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Two-day Interfaith Harmony Activity Concludes

AMMAN — The Royal Institute for Inter-Faith Studies on Sunday concluded a two-day inter-religious harmony event held for students of Jordanian universities, Muslims, Christians and Bahais, with...

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Three women hikers say crossing 600km Jordan Trail an ‘eye-opening’ experience

AMMAN — When Dina Aqel, Karma Tabbaa and Duha Fayyad decided to hike the trail connecting Jordan’s north and south, they did not know it will be a “unique life-changing” experience.

 

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Microsoft Opens New Global Customer Support Hub in Amman

AMMAN — Software giant Microsoft opened a new global customer service and support hub in Amman on Thursday.

 

The new Customer Service and Support (CSS) Hub, one of only four similar...

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Travel Website Says Jordan ‘best place’ to Travel in 2017

AMMAN — Jordan has topped a list of 35 of the “World’s Best Places to Travel in 2017” compiled by travel website Matador Network.

 

The website, the “world’s largest independent...

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Salt Revels in New Status as Jordan’s First ‘Distinctive Destination’

AMMAN — The people of Salt on Wednesday celebrated the city’s designation as Jordan’s first “Distinctive Destination”, and over the coming three years, the city will implement a comprehensive...

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Workshops Held Across Kingdom to Promote Diversity

AMMAN — The We Are All Jordan Youth Commission has been organising workshops and discussion sessions around the Kingdom recently, to raise awareness of the dangers of extremism and the role of...

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Jordan participates in Madrid International Tourism Trade Fair (Fitour 2017)

AMMAN -- Minister of Tourism and Antiquities Lena Enab heads Jordan's delegation to the International Tourism Fair "Fitour 2017" started Wednesday in Spain's capital, Madrid.

 

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