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U.S. Strike Necessary, Appropriate Response, Says Minister

AMMAN -- Jordan, Friday, reiterated its rejection and condemnation of the use of weapons of mass destruction (WMDs), including a recent chemical attack against civilians in Khan Shikhon town in...

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Jordan reached its maximum capacity due to Syrian refugees crisis, says Prime Minister

BRUSSELS --  Prime Minister Hani Mulki said that Jordan has reached its maximum carrying capacity due to the Syrian refugee crisis whether in terms of available resources; fiscal space, existing...

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King Meets U.S. Defence Secretary, National Security Adviser

WASHINGTON - His Majesty King Abdullah met Tuesday in Washington with U.S. Defense Secretary, James Mattis, and U.S. National Security Advisor Herbert McMaster in two separate meetings. They...

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Amman Summit Aims for Arab Pursuit of Peace

DEAD SEA — The 28th Arab summit sends a message to the entire world on the Arabspursuit of peace and stability, a senior official said on Sunday.


Through its upcoming resolutions,...

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FM Holds Quadripartite Meeting Tackling Stalled Peace Process

AMMAN -- Minister of Foreign and Expatriate Affairs, Ayman Safadi, Wednesday held a meeting the High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Federica Mogherini...

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Jordan’s First Water Desalination Plant Opens in Aqaba

AMMAN — The Kingdom’s first water desalination plant opened in Aqaba Saturday, set to work at a capacity of 500 cubic metres per hour, the Jordan News Agency, Petra, reported.



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Foreign Minister meets with Counterparts on Sidelines of Anti-Daesh Ministerial Meeting

AMMAN — Foreign Minister Ayman Safadi on Wednesday met with his Bahraini counterpart Sheikh Khaled Bin Ahmed Al Khalifa in Washington, to discuss means to enhance bilateral relations.


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Female MPs Call for Coalition to Address Women Issues

AMMAN — Women parliamentarians on Monday called for the formation of a cross-house coalition to address women’s issues and work to amend all laws that discriminate against women.

The call...

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Palestine, Regional Crises Top Summit Agenda — His Majesty King Abdullah II

AMMAN — His Majesty King Abdullah on Sunday discussed regional challenges with a delegation from the Arab and International Relations Council (AIRC) headed by its Chairman Mohammad Saqer,...

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Jordan Working For an Arab Summit That Can Make a Difference

AMMAN — Foreign Minister Ayman Safadi on Tuesday held talks with Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shukri, the Jordan News Agency, Petra, reported.


On the sidelines of the 147th Arab...

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