Jordan

June 14, 2004

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Police raided an Amman restaurant early Monday and arrested suspected Islamists, witnesses and officials said.  Government spokeswoman Asma Khader con

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Two Palestinians, including a senior local activist, were killed Monday night in an explosion in a car in the West Bank city of Nablus, according to P

June 13, 2004

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Saudi Minister of Hajj Iyad bin Ameen Madani met in the Red Sea port city of Jeddah on Saturday with Jordanian Minister of Endowments and Islamic Affa

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Iran`s First Vice-President Mohammad Reza Aref is to lead a senior delegation to Oman on Monday.   According to the press department of the Presidenti

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The Private Enterprise Partnership for the Middle-East (PEP-ME), a technical assistance program created, funded, and managed by the International Finance Corporation, ended a three-day training work

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Japan will provide US$791,000 to a UNDP initiative to help 2,200 former prisoners reintegrate into society in Lebanon. Israel held the Lebanese during its 22-year-long occupation of the southern part

June 10, 2004

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A Royal decree was issued bestowing upon Jordan's Queen Rania Al Abdullah the rank of honorary Colonel in the Jordan Armed Forces as of Wednesday.

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Wife of Mohammed, the eldest son of Dr. Abdul Aziz Ranteesi, the Hamas leader in the Gaza Strip, who was assassinated by Israel, has given birth to a

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King Abdullah II has affirmed Jordan's support to the new Iraqi government and to all steps designed to rebuild Iraq and realize its full sovereignty

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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