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Pandemic, apathy to weigh on turnout in Jordan parliamentary poll

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Political banners in the streets are one of the only visible signs that there is an election taking place in Jordan this month. Most...
Arab League Secretary-General Ahmed Aboul-Gheit (C) attends an emergency meeting of Arab foreign ministers at the Arab League headquarters in Cairo, Egypt, on Feb. 1, 2020. Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas said here on Saturday that his authority informed the Israeli and U.S. sides that it will "cut all relations" with them over the recently released U.S. peace plan. (Xinhua/Ahmed Gomaa)

Jordan, Germany, France, and Egypt stress on two-state solution as key to achieve peace

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Foreign Ministers of Jordan, Germany, France, and Egypt on Thursday stressed that the resolution of the Palestinian-Israeli conflict on the basis of the two-state...
Sudanese Peace Deal With Armed Groups

Jordan, Germany, France, Egypt stress on two-state solution as key to achieve peace

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Foreign Ministers of Jordan, Germany, France, and Egypt on Thursday stressed that the resolution of the Palestinian-Israeli conflict on the basis of the...
European Union

EU sanctions violators of UN Libya arms embargo

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EU foreign ministers have agreed to sanction violators of the UN embargo on arms flowing into Libya, EU sources told dpa on Monday. The measures...
An explosion occurs at a fuel station in north Accra, capital of Ghana, Oct. 7, 2017. The explosion happening late Saturday left at least two people dead. (Xinhua/Shi Song) (yk)

Jordan says explosion hits army base due to high temperature

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Jordan Armed Forces said Friday dawn explosion that rocked a military base in the Zarqa governorate was due to the high temperature. ...
Medical workers treat a COVID-19 patient at the coronavirus unit in Mayanei Hayeshua Medical Center, Bnei Brak, April 13, 2020. (Nati Shohat/Flash90)

Jordan records 44 new COVID-19 cases, 1,482 in total

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Jordan on Wednesday recorded 44 new COVID-19 cases, bringing the total number of confirmed cases to 1,482. Sixteen recovered cases were registered...
World Food Programme (WFP)

Jordan, WFP sign US$700 million agreement to support vulnerable Jordanians, refugees

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Jordan signed an agreement on Sunday with the United Nations World Food Program (WFP) worth 700 million U.S. dollars to provide support to vulnerable...
imf

IMF approves US$1.3 billion funding program for Jordan

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Jordan said on Wednesday that the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has approved a four-year funding program worth about 1.3 billion U.S. dollars for Jordan. ...
Israeli-occupied Palestinian

Palestine granted right to direct postal exchange with world

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Palestine on Thursday declared that the Universal Postal Union (UPU) has recognized its right to have direct postal exchange with the world via Jordan...
Mideast situation

Jordan and Qatar discuss ties, Mideast issues

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King Abdullah II of Jordan held talks with Qatar Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani in Amman on Sunday, discussing the strong ties...
Partey And Jordan

Partey And Jordan Missed Out On The Final 10

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…As CAF prunes nominee lists for 2019 African Footballer of the Year awards Ghana's Thomas Partey, Jordan Ayew and Elizabeth Addo have fallen out of...
World Bank

World Bank Group readies to host World’s First 24-Hour Economics Marathon

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The World Bank Group will host the world’s first continuous 24-hour economics marathon to discuss, debate and draw attention to some of the most...
Palestine, Israel

Jordan seek international hand in Palestinian-Israeli Peace Process

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Jordan on Saturday called for international efforts to end the stalemate in the peace process between Israelis and Palestinians, state-run Petra news agency reported. The...

Sweden Government To Strengthening International Competitiveness Of Textiles And Clothing Producers

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The Government of Sweden and the International Trade Centre (ITC) have announced a new programme aimed at strengthening the international competitiveness of textiles and...
Children

If Countries Act Now, Children Born Today Could Be Healthier, Wealthier, More Productive

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New World Bank research released today gives policymakers compelling evidence that delivering better outcomes in children’s health and learning can significantly boost the incomes...

Viagra Condom To Be Launched In Ghana

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South Korea’s number one condom brand, UNIDUS Long Love, will be launched in Ghana in the coming weeks. AG Young Trade Ltd, local agents...
poverty

IFAD-financed project aims at poverty reduction

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Nearly 12,000 rural families will benefit from a new financing agreement signed last month between Jordan and the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD). The...
climate change

EIB Makes Largest Climate Change Financial Contribution

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The European Investment Bank (EIB) plans to invest around USD 100 billion in climate action in and outside of Europe within the five years...
somalia refugees

Funding needed to educate children in conflict zones – UNICEF

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Funding shortfalls are threatening education for millions of children caught up in conflicts or disasters, UNICEF has said ahead of the G20 summit in...

Chinese consortium provides US$1.58 billion to finance oil shale project in Jordan

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A consortium of several banks from China has provided 1.58 billion U.S. dollars and 15-year debt facility to support an oil shale power plant...
Arab Summit

Jordan says Arab Summit to focus on Palestinian issue, Jerusalem

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King Abdullah II of Jordan said on Sunday that the Arab Summit slated for late March will focus on the Palestinian issue and Jerusalem,...

Jordan Ayew Admits He’s Ready for Swansea

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Swansea City and Ghana forward Jordan Ayew says he has no positional preference as far as helping out his team is concerned.The 25-year-old joined...
Economic

Jordan keen to step up economic ties with Canada

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Jordan's minister of planning and international cooperation, Imad Fakhoury, on Sunday called on Canadian companies to invest in Jordan's projects. Fakhoury made...
Palestine, Israel

Egypt, Jordan stress two-state solution as key to end Mideast conflict

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Egyptian president and Jordanian king held talks in Cairo on Tuesday where they reiterated the two-state solution as a "fixed national principle" to end...
Soldiers of pro-government militia are pictured in Aleppo, Syria, on Dec. 11, 2016. (Xinhua/Yang Zhen) (zw)

Jordan, Lebanon reiterate support for efforts to sustain ceasefire in Syria

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Jordan and Lebanon on Tuesday reiterated the need to build on international efforts to sustain the ceasefire in Syria, the state-run Petra news agency...
European Union

EU provides US$122 million in support to Jordan

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The European Union on Sunday said in a statement it will support Jordan on political and environmental reforms with 115 million euros. ...

Jordan Ayew Moves in for Swansea Whilst Neil Goes to Aston Villa

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Swansea have completed a cash-plus-player deal for Aston Villa striker Jordan Ayew, with Wales defender Neil Taylor going in the opposite direction. Ayew, on Ghana...
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IFC And MIGA Back New Power Plant In Jordan to Meet Growing Power Demand

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2017—IFC and MIGA, members of the World Bank Group, are backing the design, construction, ownership and operation of a 485-megawatt gas-fired power plant in...
Jordan Ayew

Jordan Ayew Named Man Of The Match Against Dr Congo

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Black Stars striker Jordan Ayew has won the man of the match in the just ended quarter final match between Dr Congo in the...

AFCON 2017: Grant Benched Jordan, Wakaso, Partey in Ghana vs, Egypt

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Striker Jordan Ayew has been rested for Ghana’s final group game against Egypt on Wednesday.Jordan’s performances have been met with mix reactions from the...