Jordan

June 10, 2004

03:00 GMT

Morocco's King Mohammed VI launched in Tassaltant (commune of Marrakesh), Wednesday, a program worth Dh7.8 billion (US $866 million) to upgrade the urban area of Marrakesh, and preserve the city’s to

June 9, 2004

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Bahrain's Crown Prince Shaikh Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa sent a cable of congratulations to King Abdullah II of Jordan, marking the anniversary of hi

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Yemen's President Ali Abdullah Saleh met on Tuesday Director of International Monetary Fund (IMF) Jorge Marquez-Ruartea. The meeting focused on cooper

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The total exports of factories in the Irbid governorate increased over the past five months by 16 percent. According to Petra, the value of these exports amounted to $139 million compared to $123 mill

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XPress Telecommunications has officially launched its digital radio trunking and mobile services in Jordan, making the Kingdom the first Arab country to deploy fully integrated wireless communication

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The Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahayan Charitable and Humanitarian Foundation, based in the United Arab Emirates, has forged an agreement with UNDP Somalia to provide US$2 million to improve water supplies f

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GSM subscriber surveys carried out by Spot On Public Relations, the Middle East’s technology public relations and marketing communications agency, have highlighted a major untapped opportunity in the

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eSys Distribution, a leading IT component distribution network, has announced plans to diversify its product and services portfolio, as well as set up a 50,000 square feet warehouse and manufacturing

June 8, 2004

03:00 GMT

Jordan's official spokeswoman on Monday described an upcoming visit of Prime Minister Faisal Al-Fayez to Iran  as "important."   Speaking to the offic

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World famous Italian tenor Luciano Pavarotti will be giving a single concert in Nicosia on June 9, accompanied by soprano Simona Todaro and the Russian Federation Presidential Orchestra, under maestro

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The European Investment Bank is lending EUR 100 million to the Egyptian Natural Gas Holding Company towards construction of a 393 km south-north gas pipeline across Jordan to bring Egyptian natural ga

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Farmers in Sudan's Nuba Mountains have received seeds, tools and construction materials from FAO to rehabilitate agriculture and build dams, seedbanks and community nurseries.

June 7, 2004

03:00 GMT

Prices went up by 3.6 per cent during the first five months of 2004 compared to those recorded during the same period last year, according to the Jordanian Department of Statistics (DoS).   The increa

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In an attempt to promote the use of high-speed Internet access in the country, Qatar Telecom (Qtel) Sunday announced reductions of up to 47 per cent in the monthly fees charged for its ADSL service.

June 6, 2004

03:00 GMT

Libyan leader Moammar Kaddafi expressed regret on Sunday that former US President Ronald Reagan died without ever standing trial for 1986 air strikes