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Climate Change Cannot be Addressed in Isolation — King

AMMAN — His Majesty King Abdullah on Monday said the war of "our generation" against terrorism and to defend the values of tolerance, peace and freedom is "also our fight within Islam", according...

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King Inaugurates Parliament’s Third Ordinary Session

AMMAN — His Majesty King Abdullah inaugurated the 17th Parliament's third ordinary session on Sunday with a Speech from the Throne.

Following his speech, the King, according to protocol,...

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PM Ensour Meets US Deputy Secretary of State Anthony Blinken

Amman (Petra)--Prime Minister Abdullah Ensour on Thursday met with U.S. Deputy Secretary of State Anthony Blinken, who is currently visiting the Kingdom as part of a regional tour.

At the...

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Jordan Receives 3 Blackhawks from US

AMMAN — Jordan has received three Blackhawk helicopters from the US out of eight allocated for the Jordan Armed Forces-Arab Army (JAF), Government Spokesperson Mohammad Momani said Wednesday....

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Investing in Entrepreneurship Among Youth, Women Key to Development, Combating Extremism — Wells

AMMAN — Investments in youth entrepreneurship and education are powerful means to combat violent extremism, US Ambassador to Jordan Alice G. Wells said Sunday.

“We’ve seen how violent...

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US Announces Continued Commitment to Jordan's Education Sector

Amman (Petra)--The United States highlighted its continued commitment to Jordan with the announcement of a plan to build 25 new schools in Jordan using $100 million as part of the Administration's...

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King Urges Strong Partnership between Arab, South American Countries

AMMAN— His Majesty King Abdullah on Tuesday participated in the Fourth Summit of South American-Arab Countries (ASPA) in Riyadh, which aims at sustaining cooperation, coordination and consultation...

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Their Majesties Pay Tribute to Victims of the 2005 Amman Bombings

AMMAN — Their Majesties King Abdullah and Queen Rania on Monday paid tribute to the victims of the terrorist attacks on three Amman hotels on November 9, 2005.

The King and Queen joined...

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Government Floats Tender to Expand National Power Grid by 1,000MW

AMMAN — More renewable energy projects will be implemented in the Kingdom after the government on Saturday announced plans for expanding the national power grid.

Due to the limited capacity...

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Advisory Group of International Experts to Review Jordan’s Nuclear Project

AMMAN — The government on Wednesday approved the formation of the International Advisory Group (IAG), which will be tasked with reviewing Jordan’s progress in implementing its nuclear programme....

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