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Minister Momani Outlines Jordan’s Media Approach To Extremism

RIYADH-- Minister of State for Media Affairs, Mohammad Momani, Sunday said the media plays a key role in fighting terrorism, stressing at the same time the need to raise awareness against the...

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Jordan, US Extend Science Technology Cooperation Agreement

AMMAN — Jordan and the US on Saturday signed a protocol to extend and amend the cooperation agreement in the fields of science and technology, on the side lines of the World Science Forum held...

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World’s Largest Solar Plant Built In A Refugee Camp Launched In Zaatari

ZAATARI REFUGEE CAMP — After six months of construction that saw the sprawling of some 40,000 solar panels over “the size of 33 football fields” in southern Mafraq, the world’s largest solar power...

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Amman To Host Anti-Daesh Coalition Meeting

AMMAN — The Kingdom is scheduled in mid-November to host a meeting of political managers of the small group of the Global Coalition to Counter Daesh, an official said on Thursday.



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Minister Safadi Receives U.S. Christian Leaders Delegation

AMMAN -- Minister of Foreign and Expatriates Affairs, Ayman Safadi Monday received a delegation of influential Christian leaders in the United States, including members of the U.S. president,...

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UNDP, Stakeholders Discuss Sustainable Development Goals

WADI MUSA — Representatives of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Jordan gathered on Thursday in Wadi Musa with  members of the government, host communities and local media, in...

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Gendarmerie Director, US Charge d'Affaires Discuss Security Cooperation

Amman, Oct. 24 (Petra)-- Her Majesty Queen Rania Al Abdullah made a surprise visit to Northern Rabahiya Coeducational Secondary School in Amman on Tuesday, where she chattered with the school’s...

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UN Affirms Commitment To Supporting Jordan's Development Goals

Amman, Oct. 25 (Petra)--UN Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator in Jordan Anders Pedersen affirmed the UN's commitment to supporting Jordan's development goals.
During a press conference in...

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PM Briefs US Delegation Of Economic Challenges Facing Jordan

Amman, Nov. 22 (Petra)--Prime Minister Hani Al Mulki said that government had defined five reform priorities and started their implementation, noting that these include administrative and...

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Princess Ghida Launches Regional Breast Cancer Awareness Campaign

AMMAN — Jordan is joining several Arab countries in an awareness campaign encouraging women to undergo screenings for early detection and diagnosis of breast cancer.

"The purpose of this...

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