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Interior Minister, UNHCR Official Discuss Impact of Syrian Refugee Crisis

AMMAN -- Interior minister Ghaleb al-Zoubi Tuesday discussed with UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) representative in Jordan, Stefano Severe, the repercussions of the successive waves of...

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Jordan Discusses Renewing Aid MoU With U.S.

AMMAN  — Minister of Planning and International Cooperation Imad Fakhoury on Wednesday discussed US financial support for the year 2018 with senior US officials and congress members, a statement...

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Jordan, Kazakhstan Urged to Increase Cooperation In ‘Energy Of Peace’

AMMAN — Jordan and Kazakhstan enjoy a huge potential for increased cooperation in the field of renewable energy especially since the two countries stand out in pursuit of schemes in this field,...

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UNHCR Commends Jordan’s Efforts to Address Refugee Needs

AMMAN — The UN refugee agency, UNHCR, has praised Jordan’s “courage” and support for Syrian refugees as the agency on Tuesday marked World Refugee Day.

A UNHCR statement said the resilience...

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Prince Feisal Meets With US Military Delegation

AMMAN — HRH Prince Feisal, the special assistant to the chairman of the joint chiefs-of-staff, on Tuesday discussed with an American military delegation, headed by Gen. Kevin Chilton,  the latest...

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US $50 Million to Support Health Services to Poor Jordanians and Syrian Refugees

Amman-- The World Bank Group has committed US $50 million to support the Government of Jordan in maintaining the delivery of primary and secondary health services to poor uninsured Jordanians and...

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Jordan Participates in UN Meeting on Rights of Persons with Disabilities

Amman-- Jordan is participating in the10th session of the Conference of States Parties to the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD), currently being held in New York.

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Independent Elections Commission Holds Electoral Campaign Follow-Up Meeting


AMMAN — The Independent Election Commission (IEC) on Wednesday held a meeting with staff responsible for following up on the electoral campaigns for the local and municipal councils...

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Kingdom to Host Regional Forum on Post-Conflict Reconstruction

AMMAN — Jordan is preparing to host a regional forum focused on the reconstruction of Arab countries which have experienced conflict and destruction, the Jordan News Agency, Petra, reported on...

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Jordan Atomic Agency Signs Planning Document with IAEA

AMMAN -- President of Jordan Atomic Energy Agency (JAEA) Khaled Toukan signed with Deputy Director General of the Department of Technical Cooperation at the International Atomic Energy Agency (...

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