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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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‘Book Mobile’ Touring Capital’s Streets to Spread Love of Reading

AMMAN — On the streets of the capital’s old neighbourhoods of Jabal Amman and Jabal Luweibdeh, one old Mercedes car has been grabbing the attention of motorists and passersby.

 

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Madaba Completes First Phase of ‘World’s Largest Mosaic Piece’

AMMAN — After winning the 2016 World Crafts City title for mosaics in 2016, Madaba has completed the first stage of “the largest mosaic piece in the world”, the director of Madaba’s Tourism...

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