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May 2, 2018

King holds talks with Japanese PM, as Jordan, Japan eye wider economic cooperation

AMMAN- His Majesty King Abdullah and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, in talks held on Tuesday, agreed to upgrade Jordanian-Japanese ties to a...
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May 2, 2018

Jordan marks Labour Day

AMMAN — Jordan, along with most countries around the world, on Tuesday observes Labour Day, where millions of labourers stop working to consider...
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May 2, 2018

Jordan takes part in Women’s entrepreneurship global conference

AMMAN – President of the Jordan Forum for Business and Professional Women Taghreed Nfaisi has participated in the Entrepreneurship Export Global...
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April 30, 2018

Jordan-U.S. relations strategic, historic

Amman, April 29 (Petra) -- State Minister for Media Affairs Mohammed Momani on Sunday described the Jordan-U.S. relations as historic and strategic,...
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April 30, 2018

Pompeo arrives in Amman for talks

AMMAN/TEL AVIV — US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo arrived in the Kingdom on Sunday night in an official visit, during which he is scheduled to hold...
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April 30, 2018

Queen briefed on progress made under National Strategy for Human Resource Development

AMMAN — Her Majesty Queen Rania on Sunday received an update on the achievements made under the National Strategy for Human Resource Development, a...
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April 30, 2018

Abu-Ghazaleh delivers speech at Harvard, meets Arab students

AMMAN — In recognition of his prominent social status and notable role in the fields of science and knowledge, Harvard University hosted Talal Abu-...
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April 30, 2018

King meets Romanian defence minister on sidelines of Aqaba meetings

AMMAN — His Majesty King Abdullah, accompanied by HRH Crown Prince Hussein, met on Sunday in Aqaba with Minister of National Defence of Romania Mihai...
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April 30, 2018

Jordan, World Bank to draft 5-year reform matrix on growth, job creation

AMMAN — The government is working with the World Bank and donor bodies to devise a five-year reform matrix on growth and job creation, Planning and...
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April 30, 2018

Jordanian pianist hails importance of music in daily life

AMMAN — Music can act as a refuge amidst all the chaos and sadness that has plagued the region, Jordanian pianist Yasmin Alami said.  ...
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