Jordan

August 11, 2004

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Non-Jordanian investment at Amman Stock Exchange(ASE) increased to JD84 million until the end of July 2004, compared to JD17 million for the same period of last year.

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The Arab Fund for Economic and Social Development (AFESD) will finance a number of service projects in Yemen's Hadhramout province with a total cost of $47 million, General Manager of the Local Author

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The Amman-based Estarta Solutions announced Tuesday that Cisco Systems, Inc. has completed an investment in the company.

August 10, 2004

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A Palestinian teenager on Tuesday was shot dead by an Israeli sniper in the Old City of Nablus. According to Palestinian sources, 17-year old Salim Om

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Explosions hit two small tourist hotels and a gas plant in Istanbul early Tuesday in apparent "terrorist strikes", killing two people and injuring sev

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Jordan's MobileCom has recently signed an agreement with Ericsson to launch the latest worldwide-development in mobile broadband technology to its current GPRS customers, which is called EDGE: Enhance

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Having seen healthy growth in sales in the GCC region, International Air Charter plc, one of the world's largest independent aircraft charter brokers is now looking towards exploring new markets in th

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A sudden massive power blackout hit Jordan Late Monday, blanketing the entire kingdom in darkness for over an hour.

August 9, 2004

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Three major international shipping firms will next week cut the congestion fees imposed on containers heading to Aqaba Port from the Far East.

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A budget of AD3 billion (some $40 million) has been raised to improve the prevention forest fire device, the Algerian Forests General Management (FGM) told <i>APS</i> on Sunday.

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Under the patronage of Jordan's King Abdullah II, Jordan Intellectual Property Association (JIPA) is holding the second annual “Jordan IP Week 2004” from August 23-25, 2004.

August 8, 2004

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At least four Iraqis were killed Monday when a civilian bus was hit by an explosion west of Baghdad, witnesses said.

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Jordan's foreign trade increased by 35.7 per cent during the first six months of 2004 compared to the same

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Goods loaded at Algiers port have posted a fall of 94,467 tons during July 2004, going down from 169,388 tons in July 2003 to 74,921 tons in July 2004. According to Algiers Ports Enterprise (EPAL), th

August 5, 2004

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Jordan and Kuwait have concluded an agreement to settle $50 million of Jordan's debts to Kuwait, Petra reported. According to the agreement, Jordan has to pay part of the debt immediately, and to resc