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Goldblum on Budapest and BieberBy Melissa Leon
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Fri Mar 07, 2014
Daily Press Briefings : Daily Press Briefing - March 7, 2014
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March 7 - Friday
DEPARTMENT OF STATE PUBLIC SCHEDULE FRIDAY, MARCH 7, 2014 SECRETARY JOHN KERRY Secretary Kerry is on travel to Aqaba, Jordan.
Jordan, Iraq, Egypt join hands on natural gas, oil
The Jordanian government said it signed natural gas deals with Egypt and discussed the prospects for future oil cooperation with Iraq.
Kerry meets with Jordan's king over peace plan
Kerry is hoping to broker a peace plan between Israel and Palestine authorities, and wants to present a framework for an agreement by the end of April.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
Aqaba's ASEZA signs agreement with University of Texas
Aqaba, March 6 - The Aqaba Special Economic Zone Authority has announced that it is one of four Jordanian institutions to have signed initial agreements with the University of Texas at Arlington in a first step towards establishing student and education exchanges and research collaborations.
UAE aid - a top 20 donor plans to get bigger
Opened in 2013 at a reported cost of US$10 million, and run by the UAE Red Crescent Authority, the Mrajeeb al-Fhood camp offers shelter and safety to several thousand Syrian refugees.
Arutz Sheva Israel News
Jordan Needs a Seat at the Negotiating Table ASAP
Amman did stress... that it would get involved if - and only if - the talks directly harmed their interests, specifically Jordan's borders.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
Orange Jordan grants talented young Jordanians the opportunity to...
Orange Jordan recently renewed its sponsorship for the collaborative initiative between the Jordan United Football Academy and the Hungarian Premier Football Club PECSI MFC, in an initiative granting a talented Jordanian player the opportunity to fulfill his dream of signing a contract with a Hungarian Football club and playing professional ... (more)
Perhaps not a corporate sellout after all: Saudi billionaire gets political in Palestine
Prince Al Waleed entered the West Bank via helicopter rather than going through the Israeli border crossing Plans for the visit of the Saudi billionaire Prince Al Waleed Bin Talal to the West Bank were changed at the last minute after the prince refused to enter the West Bank through an Israeli-controlled border crossing.a According to Palestinian ... (more)
Tue Mar 04, 2014
The Straits Times
Pentagon plans little change to war budget despite Afghan exit
United States soldiers wait to start the multilateral training Eager Lion Exercise with their Jordanian counterparts, at Al Quweira near Aqaba city, 290km south of Amman on June 16, 2013.
RJ to operate Amman-Kuwait twice daily
In light of the high demand for traffic between Amman and Kuwait, Royal Jordanian will increase the frequency of its flights to the Kuwaiti capital, Kuwait, from 10 weekly flights to 14 starting April 2014.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
Why 2018 will be the year for Jordan's energy sector
Jordan has not received any natural gas from Egypt since July 2013 due to explosions and other interruptions in the restive Sinai region that has halted the energy exports Starting 2018, Jordan's energy sector will start to reap the fruits of multibillion-dollar projects that entail producing oil locally and generating electricity using clean ... (more)
Sun Mar 02, 2014
Restore stability, Egypt's new prime minister says in first speech
New Egyptian Prime Minister Ibrahim Mahlab addressed the nation for the first time Sunday, focusing, he said, on the restoration of stability and security.
Sat Mar 01, 2014
South China Morning Post
Arabian heights: a journey through the kingdom of Jordan
From Amman to Petra, a journey through the kingdom of Jordan is an experience to treasure.
Jordanian Police Arrest 10 Gays and Lesbians for Holding Gathering
Police in Jordan have arrested 10 people at a party hall in east Amman who were reportedly at a 'gay and lesbian' gathering, AFP reports : "The administrative governor of the Marka area, Adnan Qatarneh, ordered the arrest of the 10 gays and lesbians after they held a reception at a party hall on Wednesday to get to know each other," he told AFP.
Fri Feb 28, 2014
Envoys of 5 nations present credentials to Pranab
New Delhi, Feb 28 : Envoys of five nations presented their credentials to the Indian President Pranab Mukherjee at a ceremony held in Rashtrapati Bhavan in New Delhi on Friday.
City Paper's Baltics Worldwide
Estonian and Jordanian Ministers: Eesti Energia oil shale project must progress
Estonian finance minister JA1 4rgen Ligi had meetings on Thursday in Amman with Jordanian prime minister Abdullah Ensouri, finance minister Umayya Toukan and energy and mineral resources minister Mohammad Hamed to discuss the current state of Estonian state-owned energy giant Eesti Energia's oil shale project in Jordan, LETA/Public Broadcasting ... (more)
Thu Feb 27, 2014
The Charlotte Observer
Syria militants claim Christians agreed to pay tax
AMMAN, Jordan Militant fighters should not impose an Islamic tax on Christians in Syria, a radical Jordanian preacher facing terrorism charges said Thursday, days after an al-Qaida breakaway group in Syria claimed Christian leaders under its control agreed to pay the tax in return for protection.
Jordanian parliament votes to expel Israel's ambassador
Tension with Israel grew after the Israeli Knesset discussed a draft law which would strip Jordan of its status as the custodian of Muslim and Christian holy sites in Jerusalem.