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  1. TEAS Director Lionel Zetter Supports Prince Charles' Mosaic Foundation in JordanRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | PRWeb

    Lionel Zetter, Director, The European Azerbaijan Society, has spoken on the positive role of lobbying and stakeholder engagement at the annual Mosaic International Leadership Summit in Amman, Jordan. The Mosaic charity was established to foster leadership skills amongst young people from the Muslim world.

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  2. Rebels capture last Syrian town in Idlib provinceRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Sydney Morning Herald

    A member of al-Qaeda's Nusra Front heads for his position during an offensive in the north-western Syrian city of Ariha. Amman, Jordan: The Syrian army has pulled back from the north-western city of Ariha after a coalition of insurgent groups seized the last city in Idlib province, near the Turkish border, that was still held by the government.

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  3. Who is Sepp Blatter's challenger Prince Ali bin al-Hussein?Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | ABC News

    ... and back to sport. The headlines should be about football, not about FIFA," Prince Ali said. Born in 1975 in Amman, Jordan, Prince Ali has been educated in the United Kingdom and the United States, and is fluent in Arabic, English and Circassian. He ...

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  4. Turkey and the Islamic State: Clash of interests feeds suspicionsRead the original story

    Thursday | Stars and Stripes

    Governments throughout the Middle East and well beyond look with suspicion on Turkey's role in the war against the Islamic State. "Turkey's policy is either a double or triple game," a senior official in Jerusalem said recently, speaking, like most officials in this story, on condition of anonymity because of the sensitive diplomatic and intelligence matters involved.

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  5. Despite legality, Jordan's LGBT communities are still facing backlashRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Al Bawaba

    Despite it being legal in Jordan, homosexuality is still harshly condemned by the country's deeply conservative society. Earlier this month was International Day against Homophobia and Transphobia, and unsurprisingly in MENA, there's a lot going wrong.

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  6. At the Dead Sea, Jordan's message was 'staying alive'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Switched

    Jordanians are not known to be the most cheerful among Arabs; in fact, their reputation is that they constantly frown and rarely smile. Of course, this is a mere stereotype and probably an unfair exaggeration often used in the context of popular jokes; however, the harsh reality is that Jordanians have very few reasons to be happy.

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  7. Samsung Electronics' New UHD Monitors Deliver More Powerful and Enjoyable Viewing ExperienceRead the original story

    Thursday | PR Log

    Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., has expanded its ultra high-definition monitor portfolio to better suit the visual display needs of both entertainment-focused consumers and detail-oriented professionals PRLog - May 28, 2015 - AMMAN, Jordan -- Amman, Jordan - Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., has expanded its ultra high-definition monitor portfolio to better suit the visual display needs of both entertainment- focused consumers and detail-oriented professionals. The new UE590 and UE850 UHD monitors offer rich picture contrast and rapid response time, creating a more life-like, non-distracting visual experience that simultaneously enhances performance.

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  8. Samsung Electronics Levant Holds the Prescreening for Marvel's Avengers: Age of UltronRead the original story

    Thursday | PR Log

    Samsung held a prescreening for the latest Avengers movie , a movie that combines action and Marvel's Super Heroes, at a special event at Taj Lifestyle cinemas, before the release in the movie theat PRLog - May 28, 2015 - AMMAN, Jordan -- Samsung Electronics Levant held a prescreening for the latest Avengers movie , a movie that combines action and Marvel's Super Heroes, at a special event at Taj Lifestyle cinemas, before the release in the movie theaters in Jordan. The movie prescreening took place to celebrate Samsung's latest flagship release in Jordan, the GALAXY S6 and GALAXY S6 Edge.

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  9. Samsung Electronics Levant Launches "Next is You" CampaignRead the original story

    Thursday | PR Log

    Samsung Electronics Levant Launched "Next Is You" Campaign to celebrate the launch of the latest additions to the GALAXY S series, the S6 and the S6 Edge in Jordan and the region. PRLog - May 28, 2015 - AMMAN, Jordan -- Samsung Electronics Levant Launched "Next Is You" Campaign to celebrate the launch of the latest additions to the GALAXY S series, the S6 and the S6 Edge in Jordan and the region.

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  10. Zain Group Joins SAMENA Telecommunications Council as MemberRead the original story

    Wednesday | PR Log

    Amman, Jordan : Zain Group, a leading telecommunications operator in the Middle East and Africa, has become the newest member of SAMENA Telecommunications Council, PRLog - May 28, 2015 - AMMAN, Jordan -- Amman, Jordan : Zain Group, a leading telecommunications operator in the Middle East and Africa, has become the newest member of SAMENA Telecommunications Council, joining the ranks of top-tier telecom operators and service providers from the South Asia, Middle East, and North Africa region.

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  11. Allgau-Orient-Rallye team visits Royal JordanianRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Al Bawaba

    ... ng its route network and operations. Royal Jordanian operates flights from Queen Alia International Airport in Amman, Jordan. Its fleet covers a network of 60 destinations on four continents.

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  12. Jordan authorities brace for influx of Gulf tourists, expats in the summerRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 27 | Al Bawaba

    Amman's municipality is anticipating more traffic congestion as tens of thousands of visitors from the Gulf region are expected to arrive over the summer. Authorities are gearing up to receive tens of thousands of visitors from the Gulf region during the summer, with Greater Amman Municipality readying a plan to deal with anticipated traffic congestion.

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  13. Orange Jordan announces the full-scale rollout of its 4G networkRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 27 | AME Info

    The operator marks the first milestone of its Essentials 2020 strategy by delivering cutting-edge mobile and wireless broadband to the Jordanian market. Orange Jordan announced the full-scale launch of its 4G network, which will take place in the form of a gradual rollout that will ultimately deliver cutting-edge 4G services to Jordanians around the Kingdom.

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  14. ISIS fighters 'set to move into Jordan': New threat for 700,000...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 26 | Daily Mail

    ... look at the history of ISIS, its feeding group the Islamic State of Iraq launched a major terrorist attack in Amman, Jordan, against western hotels there. 'Going back to its early days in Iraq when it announced itself as part of the insurgency ...

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  15. A thirsty coexistence! Jordan's first PhD receiver in Israel is promoting peace through waterRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 26 | Al Bawaba

    Amer Sweity lives at Midreshet Ben-Gurion in Sde Boker, a tiny community located some 50 kilometers south of Beersheba. He is a Negev desert pioneer, but not in the usual sense.

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  16. FINE Launches New Campaign to Introduce new toilet paper 'Extra Strong' RollsRead the original story

    Tuesday May 26 | PR Log

    FINE Launches New Campaign to Introduce new toilet paper 'Extra Strong' Rolls Amman, Jordan-May 2015: FINE Hygienic Paper has launched a new promotional campaign to introduce its "Extra Strong" toilet paper rolls, which began on May 7th PRLog - May 26, 2015 - FINE Launches New Campaign to Introduce new toilet paper 'Extra Strong' Rolls Amman, Jordan-May 2015: FINE Hygienic Paper has launched a new promotional campaign to introduce its "Extra Strong" toilet paper rolls, which began on May 7th and is planned to extend through the year. The newest addition to FINE's wide array of hygienic paper solutions comes in two separate packages: four and 12 rolls, and ensures customers extra thickness for greater water absorbency.

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  17. Jordan celebrates 69th Independence DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 25 | Al Bawaba

    Celebrations marking the 1916 Great Arab Revolt anniversary and Army Day, which falls on June 10, customarily kick off on Independence Day . Sharif Hussein, the emir of Mecca and king of Hijaz, launched the Great Arab Revolt in June 1916 with the objective of establishing an independent and unified Arab state.

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  18. Air Arabia named 'Best Low-Cost Carrier' at World Tourism Forum Awards in IstanbulRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 25 | AME Info

    ... over the last year, which has included the opening of two new international hubs in Ras Al Khaimah, UAE, and Amman, Jordan, and increasing its global network to 104 destinations. The airline also reached another major milestone during the period ...

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  19. U Al-Qaeda affiliate nearly gone from southern Syria, opposition saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 25 | The Times of Israel

    ... According to the Free Syrian Army spokesman, who covers the Daraa province in southern Syria from a base in Amman, Jordan, the number of Nusra fighters in the provinces of Quneitra and Daraa, adjacent to the Israeli and Jordanian borders, has ...

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  20. Jordanian taxi company to switch to hybrid electric vehiclesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 25 | Al Bawaba

    A cab company will start operating hybrid vehicles in the next three months under an agreement with the Amman municipality, the company's chairman said Sunday. Noor Jordan for Transport - Taxi Moumayaz will start operating hybrid vehicles in the next three months following an agreement it signed with the Greater Amman Municipality, the company's chairman, Eid Abu Al Haj, said Sunday.

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