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Jordan Takes Part in EU and Mediterranean Meeting on Water

AMMAN--Minister of Water and Irrigation Hazim Al Nasser took part in a ministerial meeting of the European Union and Mediterranean on Water that was hosted by Malta.

The meeting aims at...

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Army chief opens Jordanian-US military committee meeting

AMMAN -- Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Lt. General Mahmoud Abdul Halim Freihat on Monday, opened the Joint Jordan-US Military Committee's 39th meeting in the presence of His Royal...

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Armed Forces to host Warrior Competition starting April 30

AMMAN — The Jordan Armed Forces-Arab Army will host the 9th Annual Warrior Competition, which will be held at the King Abdullah II Special Operations Training Centre at the end of the month, the...

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Crown Prince Attends Anti-Terror Military Drill

AMMAN — HRH Crown Prince Hussein on Saturday attended a military drill carried out by a joint special operations force, a Royal Court Statement said.

At the beginning of the drill, the...

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Refugee Forum Opens at Dead Sea

AMMAN — Interior Minister Ghaleb Zu'bi on Tuesday inaugurated the "Forum on Seeking Refuge and Syrian Refugees in Jordan" organised by his ministry and the UNHCR at the Dead Sea, the Jordan News...

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Jordan, US Discuss Partnership, Regional Peace

AMMAN — Deputising for His Majesty King Abdullah, HRH Prince Feisal on Tuesday met with the US House of Representatives Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, chaired by Darrell Issa (R-...

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Jordan Hosts Anti-Daesh Meeting

AMMAN — Jordan on Monday hosted the seventh meeting of the working group on stabilization affiliated with the Global Coalition to Counter Daesh, in coordination with the UAE and Germany.


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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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