Jordan

August 29, 2004

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The Tunis-based African Development Bank (ADB) approved a US$ 2 million donation to eight states, including north African countries, to back their locust-fighting effort.  The Bank said in a press rel

August 19, 2004

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Cultivation and trading of flowers increased sharply over the past few years in the kingdom of Jordan. Some 120 producers are currently active in the Jordanian market, exporting about 5 million flower

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Chairman of Egypt's General Authority for Investment and Free Zones (GAFI), Mohamed El-Ghamrawi, has said that there are 104 Chinese firms which have invested in Egypt with a total capital of L.E. 924

August 18, 2004

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Yasser Arafat acknowledged Wednesday that the Palestinian Authority had made mistakes.

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A special meeting involving senior figures from the Iraqi oil industry and the major global corporations operating in the sector will take place this weekend in Amman, Jordan.  The meeting - a two-day

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Under the patronage of King Abdullah II, Jordan IP Week 2004 follows last year’s first event that helped introduce IP and will further demonstrate the importance of IP for business and how to implemen

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Altitude Software, a global technology leader of contact centre solutions for Unified Customer Interaction™ (uCI), Tuesday announced that it has reached an agreement with Technology Partnering Group A

August 16, 2004

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The UAE Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries (MAF) recently joined top officials from the Arab world for a summit to coordinate efforts to combat blight and plant epidemics in the region. The meeting

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Reinforcing its position as the region's premier sourcing platform for the fashion, textiles and leather industry in the Middle East, the upcoming MOTEXHA Autumn 2004 will see a large number of trader

August 15, 2004

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Lebanese singer Haifa Wahbi held a private concert in Jordan at the World Village festival, which former Iraqi President Saddam Hussein’s grandchildren were among the audience

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A report, issued by the Arab Monitory Fund, indicated that the Jordanian economy posted a growth rate of 6.9% during the second quarter of this year (in fixed prices.)  The report, quoted by Petra new

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Egypt's Minister of Finance Youssef Boutros Ghali has recently said that the budget deficit was "not a source of concern to the government."

August 12, 2004

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Iran's Foreign Ministry spokesman Hamid Reza Asefi Thursday expressed hatred towards the sacrilege of the holy sites as well as exacerbation of US att

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Jordan's Ministry of Water and Irrigation decided to rehabilitate Ma'an Waste Water plant with a view to improve its capacity and improve environment in the area.  The ministry signed a JD8.4 million

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Plans are under way to establish an elevated electric train project in Madinah to facilitate mass transit of pilgrims and visitors between the Prophet's Mosque, the Quba Mosque and the 'Shuhada' are