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June 2, 2020

Crown Prince calls for bolstering Jordan’s capacities in COVID-19 testing

His Royal Highness Crown Prince Al Hussein bin Abdullah II on Tuesday stressed the need to bolster Jordan’s capacities in the area of coronavirus...
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June 2, 2020

King directs government to utilise agricultural stations for incubating advanced agricultural projects

His Majesty King Abdullah on Tuesday directed the government to utilise the Ministry of Agriculture’s stations to incubate advanced agricultural...
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June 2, 2020

KOICA grants $9.27mln to upgrade water network in southern district

The Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) is providing a $9.27-milion grant to upgrade the water network in Faqu district in the southern...
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June 2, 2020

Jordan marks death anniversary of Sharif Hussein Bin Ali

The Kingdom on Wednesday marks the 89th death anniversary of Sharif Hussein Bin Ali (1852-1931). Sharif Hussein, who was the emir of Mecca and the...
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June 2, 2020

Lockdown brings benefits of cycling to fore as World Bicycle Day marked amid pandemic

In celebration of a means of transport that has emerged as a tool of resilience and “acknowledging its uniqueness, longevity and versatility”, World...
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June 1, 2020

Jordan Press Foundation, Al Rai celebrate 50th anniversary on Tuesday

The Jordan Press Foundation (JPF)/Al Rai, The Jordan Times’ Arabic sister publication, celebrates its 50th anniversary on Tuesday. Al Rai was...
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June 1, 2020

“Quarantine Got Talent”: Competition’s Prize Goes to a Social Initiative

“Quarantine Got Talent”, the short film competition launched on 19th of May 2020 by the Royal Film Commission – Jordan (RFC), concluded today with...
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June 1, 2020

King says confident Jordan will come out of COVID-19 crisis stronger

His Majesty King Abdullah, the Supreme Commander of the Jordan Armed Forces-Arab Army, on Monday commended JAF personnel’s important role in...
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June 1, 2020

Jordan participates in Arab Karate Federation's training courses

Jordan recently took part in the training courses of the Arab Karate Federation, held remotely amid the coronavirus pandemic. Secretary of the...
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June 1, 2020

Amman stock market index up by 2.04%

The Amman Stock Exchange (ASE) index on Monday went up by 2.04 percent at 1,676 points compared to the closing of yesterday's session. Today's...
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