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Micro-Fund Boosts Women’s Opportunities for Entrepreneurship

AMMAN — More than 977,534 women have started their own business since the launch of the Micro-fund for Women (MFW) in 1996, with a total of JD408,290,039  provided in loans to start small- and...

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Using Technology in Education Ideal Solution to Enhance Innovation — King

AMMAN — His Majesty King Abdullah on Sunday chaired a meeting, attended by Her Majesty Queen Rania, to follow up on the implementation of the National Strategy for the Development of Human...

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NUSACC Explores Investment and Business in Jordan With Kawar, Wells & Kabariti

WASHINGTON, D.C. (June 6, 2017)-- Her Excellency Ambassador Dina Kawar, along with Honorable Alice Wells, former US Ambassador to Jordan and Senator Nael Raja Al Kabariti, President of the Union...

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Foreign Minister Meets With US Envoy of Global Coalition Against Daesh

AMMAN — Foreign Affairs Minister Ayman Safadi on Wednesday met with US Special Presidential Envoy for the Global Coalition Against Daesh terror group, Brett McGurk, the Jordan News Agency, Petra,...

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King Attends Celebration on National Occasions

AMMAN -- His Majesty King Abdullah II, the Supreme Commander of the Jordan Armed Forces attended at the Martyrs Memorial on Thursday, a ceremony that was held by the Jordan Armed Forces-Arab Army...

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Jordan Welcomes US President's Decision Not to Move Embassy to Jerusalem

AMMAN -- Jordan on Friday welcomed the US President Donald Trump's decision not to move the US Embassy to Jerusalem and praised his commitment to working to reach a peace agreement between the...

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US Embassy Teams Up with Local Institutions to Preserve Heritage

AMMAN — The United States’ Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation (AFCP) has awarded 15 small grants and one large grant with additional continuation fund to preserve important archaeological...

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King Meets with US House Foreign Affairs Committee Delegation

AMMAN — His Majesty King Abdullah on Sunday met with a delegation from the US Congress’ House Foreign Affairs Committee, headed by Congresswoman Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, a Royal Court statement said...

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His Majesty Condemns Manchester Attack, Stresses “We must all stand united to destroy the outlaws of Islam”

AMMAN — His Majesty King Abdullah on Tuesday condemned the Manchester suicide bombing that took place on Monday and killed 22 people, a Royal Court statement said Tuesday.

In a cable sent...

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King Attends Arab Islamic American Summit in Riyadh

AMMAN — Only a holistic approach can address the complex layers of terrorism and extremism, from its evil ideas to its attack on prosperity and security, a challenge that requires coordinated...

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