Jordan

October 27, 2000

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More than 1,000 people marched in an anti-Israeli demonstration in downtown Amman on Friday while nearly the same number attended a Palestinian solida

October 26, 2000

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The Jordanian weekly Al-Sabeel has reported that an attack on an Israeli military patrol on October 13 was launched by a Jordanian soldier.

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Jordan will not accept its 1,800 peacekeepers in Sierra Leone remaining "alone in the zone of conflict" after the withdrawal announced by Indian soldi

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Three Free Trade Zones, with $350 million in overall investment, are to be set up in Aqaba and Ghor Safi, expected to be finished in 2002, according to Minister of Finance Michel Marto.

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The Ministry of Trade and Industry on Monday decided to exempt importers of rice, sugar, barley, corn and foreign-made cigarettes from obtaining permits to import these goods.

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The Jordan Free Trade Association (JFTA) has welcomed the Free Trade Agreement (FTA) with the US as opening the door for the duty-free marketing of Jordanian products on the American market. An FTA wi

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In a move to strengthen its investments in the tourism industry, the Social Security Corporation (SSC) will soon become a stakeholder in Zara — Jordan's largest hotel investment group.

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The influential US Chamber of Commerce warned it would seek to have Congress scuttle provisions of the US-Jordan trade accord that protects workers' rights and the environment. A statement from the wo

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Senior Sources at the Jordanian Phosphate Company were recently quoted by <I>Al-Sharq Al-Awsat</I> newspaper, stating that the company’s management is currently conducting negotiations with two leadin

October 25, 2000

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US President Bill Clinton and King Abdullah of Jordan on Tuesday witnessed the signing of a free trade agreement in Washington that for the first time

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In a fresh blow to the United Nations peacekeeping force in Sierra Leone, Jordan has said it intends to withdraw its 1,800 troops by the end of the ye

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Senior Sources at the Jordanian Phosphate Company were recently quoted by <I>Al-Sharq Al-Awsat</I> newspaper, stating that the company’s management is currently conducting negotiations with two leadin

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Tenders for the long-delayed Wihdeh dam project on the Yarmouk River are scheduled to be floated by the end of this month, officials said on Sunday. government expects several international companies

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Early in 1999 an agreement, which is the first of its kind, was signed by the Jordanian government and a private joint venture to take over the management of water and wastewater of Greater Amman. Thi

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By cutting down their yearly petroleum consumption of 320 million tones by only two percent, Arab countries could save around 6.5 million tones of petroleum with a value of $1.5 billion, Wael Sabri, m