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48 min ago | Emirates News Agency

Jordanian Prime Minister begins official visit to Ramallah for talks with Palestinian President

WAM AMMAN, 23rd April, 2014 -- Dr. Abdullah Ensour, the Jordanian Prime Minister, today began an official visit to Ramallah at the head of a large ministerial delegation, during which he will meet with the Palestinian President, Mahmud Abbas, and Palestinian Prime Minister, Rami Hamdallah.

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4 hrs ago | The Times of Israel

Unaccompanied Israeli tourists banned from Jordan

Jordan is denying entry visas to Jewish Israeli tourists traveling alone who have not organized a Jordanian guide in advance of their trip, The Times of Israel has learned.

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Tue Apr 22, 2014

Al Bawaba

Jordan revises 'Golden List Program'

In order to incentivise more Jordanian companies to join the programme, Jordan Customs is introducing new mechanisms that include revised and less stringent requirements and more benefits.

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MediaPost

Location Targeting Improves; Next...

As the ability to more precisely track mobile shoppers in stores improves, it begs the question of what retailers will do with all that location knowledge.

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Mon Apr 21, 2014

Reuters

Arab banks see Middle East opportunities as some global banks scale back

Big Arab banks with money to spend are expanding across the Middle East in markets such as Egypt and Iraq, as they take advantage of a retreat from some areas by major international rivals, senior Arab bankers say.

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Jerusalem Post

Jordan summons Israeli envoy in Amman over Temple Mount 'violations'

Jordanian Foreign Ministry appeals to ambassador Daniel Nevo to convey Amman's "protest and rejection" of Israeli treatment of Muslim worshipers at al-Aqsa Mosque following rioting at Temple Mount on Sunday.

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PR-inside.com

Jordan to participate in Total Alreyada young leaders summit

The innovative and thought-provoking educational platform will be officially opened on April 17 by His Excellency Dr Hamad Bin Abdulaziz Al-Kuwari, Qatar's Minister of Culture, A Jordan to participate in Total Alreyada young leaders summit rts and Heritage.

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Sun Apr 20, 2014

Al Bawaba

Jordan cracks down on Islamists, 'Syrian jihadists'

Four citizens residing in the Jordanian city of Irbid were arrested late last week for allegedly attempting to facilitate the entry of "would-be Islamist fighters" into Syria , according to Islamist and official sources.

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Sat Apr 19, 2014

Emirates News Agency

RCA distributes aid to 400 displaced Syrian families north of Jordan

WAM AMMAN, 19th April, 2014 -- The UAE Red Crescent Authority's relief team in coordination with the concerned Jordanian authorities of the displaced Syrian affairs, has distributed a huge amount of dates and relief items among more than 400 displaced Syrian families in Mafraq City near the Syrian-Jordanian borders.

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TrekEarth

Mid morning on the way to Petra

Petra is a historical and archaeological city in the southern Jordanian governorate of Ma'an that is famous for its rock-cut architecture and water conduit system.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

The Jewish Journal

Gap in peace talks wide, Palestinian official says

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, left, with Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas at the Palestinian Ambassador's Residence in Amman, Jordan, on March 26. Photo by Jacquelyn Martin/Reuters The meeting held Thursday in Jerusalem sought a framework that would allow talks to continue for another nine months.

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TrekEarth

Citadel at Amman

"The Amman Citadel is a national historic site at the center of downtown Amman, Jordan.

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Big News Network.com

Jordan ambassador kidnapped in Libya

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

Free Republic

Jordanian air strike destroyed Al Qaeda raider force heading for US military base

The Royal Jordanian Air force strike Wednesday, April 16, against a combat vehicle convoy from Syria destroyed an Al Qaeda raider force on its way to attack US military targets in the kingdom, DEBKAfile's military sources reveal.

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Times-Standard

Dave's People: Camel on the hill

Wind swept the mountainside where the camel nuzzled her baby. I had seen them from the highway and begged Nina to climb the hill with me.

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AME Info

Landmark Amman Hotel and Conference Center visits the General...

Landmark Amman Hotel and Conference Center visits the General Directorate of Civil Defense in celebration of the International Firefighter's Day In celebration of the International Firefighters' Day, delegates from Landmark Amman Hotel & Conference Center visited the General Directorate of Civil Defense to show their support and appreciation for ... (more)

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AlertNet

INSIGHT-Jordanian jihadis returning from Syria war rattle US-aligned kingdom

Jordanian Islamist Ahmad Mahmoud fought with rebels in Syria for six weeks earlier this year, then slipped back across the border to seek treatment for a war wound - even though the authorities had warned him not to return.

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Al Bawaba

Women from Madaba Tour Nuqul Group's CSR Program in Al Koura

The day-long visit to the north of the kingdom was spent with the beneficiaries of the CSR project and helped visitors get a comprehensive understanding of the program's goals and resulting success Twenty women affiliated with institutions from around Madaba toured Nuqul Group's Corporate Social Responsibility projects in Al Koura district.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

Al Bawaba

Are Arab Bankers right to blame the region's deteriorating economies on the Arab Spring?

"Some Arab countries are still going through radical transformations, accompanied by negative economic development," he said at the conference that discusses strategies for the advancement of Arab economies.

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Sag Harbor Online

a oeWith My Own Eyesa Explores Arab Culture with Sag Harbor Resident Ken Dorph

Ken Dorph has lived with a polygamous family in Morocco, was kidnapped in Mexico City and picked olives with Palestinians next to an Israeli settlement.

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