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Agreement To Launch First Jordanian Mini Satellite

Amman, Jan 16 (Petra) –– The Crown Prince Foundation (CPF) signed a collaboration agreement with Fotowatio Renewable Ventures (FRV), a leading global developer of renewable utility-scale projects...

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Jordan On Forefront Of Innovative Solutions To Regional Crises — Report

AMMAN – A compendium on the good and innovative practices implemented in response to regional conflicts has highlighted Jordan’s efforts in developing new ways to tackle the challenges caused by...

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First Robot Employee ‘Appointed’ At Princess Sumaya University For Technology

AMMAN — President of the Princess Sumaya University for Technology (PSUT) Mashhoor Al Refai on Thursday announced the introduction of the first robot to serve in the university, the Jordan News...

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State Department’s Techwomen Initiative Seeks Applicants For Mentorship Program In Jordan

AMMAN — Jordanian women leaders in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) are offered the opportunity to compete for a mentorship programme in the US under the TechWomen...

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Youth Invited To Join Sustainable Development Network

AMMAN — Arab youngsters are invited to join a new regional network that encourages the involvement of the younger generation in the sustainable development of their communities, one of the network...

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UNRWA reaches out to Palestinian refugees in Madaba, Karak

AMMAN — “No Palestine refugee should be deprived from the UNRWA services,” said the director of UNRWA operations in Jordan, Roger Davies, during his speech at the inauguration ceremonies of an “...

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WFP Uses Blockchain Technology To Fight Hunger Among Refugees

AMMAN — Over 10,000 people in Azraq refugee camps are now able to pay for their food by means of entitlements recorded on a blockchain-based computing platform, and the system is expected to reach...

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Tourism Figures During 2017 Higher Than Expected — Minister

AMMAN — The total number of tourists who visited Jordan between January and the end of November increased by 8.9 per cent compared with the same period of last year, Tourism Minister Lina Annab...

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Toukan Named As One Of 10 People Who Contributed To Global Science In 2017

AMMAN — Khaled Toukan, head of the Synchrotron-light for Experimental Science and Application in the Middle East (SESAME), was named as one of the 10 people who mattered in science and contributed...

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We Should Listen To The Wisdom Of King Abdullah — Mogherini

AMMAN/BRUSSELS — EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini on Thursday urged support for His Majesty King Abdullah as the custodian of Jerusalem’s holy places, describing him as a “very wise man...

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