Jordan aims to relaunch tourism with security and hospitality September 26, 2017

At 10:30 am, the light is at its best on the facade of Petra's Treasury, one of the world's most extraordinary archaeological beauties who was rendered even more famous by the movie Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade. The area in front of the temple carved into sandstone cliff faces in the capital of the ancient Nabatean empire is at that time filled with tourists snapping selfies or being photographed on camels. Shortly afterwards, that same area is empty.

After years of crisis due to tensions in the"...

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Jordan allow Syrians without papers access to schools September 26, 2017

Jordan has allowed Syrians without documentations to enter public schools in a bid to cut down on children without education within the refugee community, officials said today.

Education Minister Omar Razzaz said, quoted by the Jordan Times, 'we do not want anyone to lose their right to education'.

In total, there are at least 80,000 Syrian children without access to education due to various reasons, including lack of proper documentation, access to education facility or school dropouts to"...

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Abdul Latif Jameel Energy to build third project in Jordan September 26, 2017

FOTOWATIO Renewable Ventures (FRV), part of Abdul Latif Jameel Energy, has announced Tuesday that it has secured financial close for a third project in Jordan, further helping to bring clean energy to the Middle East.

FRV has closed financing with the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development EBRD) and the Netherlands Development Finance Company (FMO), through a $65 million loan for the development of the Al-Safawi solar plant located in the north of Jordan.

This is Abdul Latif Jameel Energy's"...

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EU approves €200m loan to Jordan: Minister September 26, 2017

Jordan will receive further Macro-Financial Assistance (MFA) from the European Union (EU) worth 200 million euros, Minister of Planning and International Cooperation Imad Fakhoury, announced Monday.

Fakhoury said the loan comes as part of commitments made by the EU during the Supporting Syria and the Region conference held in London in February 2016.

The agreement was signed by Minister of Finance, Omar Malhas and the Central Bank of Jordan (CBJ) Governor Ziad Fariz and Pierre Moscovici, Commissioner"...

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Caritas Jordan hosts Youth World Peace Forum

Caritas Jordan on Friday launched the Youth World Peace Forum (YWPF) under the theme “Now is the time”, with the aim of empowering youth in peacemaking.

More than 400 young participants from 40 countries convened at the American University of Madaba for the two-day event to share their personal experiences and plan initiatives to contribute to a more peaceful world.

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EU approves €200m loan to Jordan: Minister
September 26, 2017

Jordan will receive further Macro-Financial Assistance (MFA) from the European Union (EU) worth 200 million euros, Minister of Planning and International Cooperation Imad Fakhoury, announced Monday.

Fakhoury said the"...

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Planning minister participates in high-level meetings on sidelines of UN General Assembly
September 26, 2017

Planning and International Cooperation Minister Imad Fakhoury has took part in high-level meetings and activities as within Jordan's participation in the UN General Assembly, a ministry statement said on Monday.

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PM honors winners of the 2016 Civil Service Ideal Employee Award
September 26, 2017

The Civil Service Bureau, on Monday, honored winners of the 2016 Civil Service Ideal Employee Award, during a ceremony at the Royal Cultural Center, attended by Prime Minister Hani al-Mulqi, a number of ministers and other senior"...

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