Jordan

October 31, 2000

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Two Royal Jordanian planes were victims of bomb hoaxes and forced to make emergency landings late Monday.

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A fire ripped through a thermal power station in southern Jordan that supplies 64 percent of the kingdom's electricity, causing damages estimated at 10 million dollars, the station's chief said.

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His Magesty King Abdullah's personal support for reforming Jordan's capital markets is very welcome. His decision to assign a committee to examine new ways to review Jordanian capital markets could ha

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The lack of customs regulations is allowing the entry of expired and badly-stored tyres to the Kingdom while creating unfair competition among tyre dealers and shortening the life span of vehicles, in

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The Export and Finance Bank (EFB) has announced net earnings of JD1.858 million for the nine-month period ending Sept. 30, 2000 — a growth of around 36 percent over the same period in 1999, a statemen

October 30, 2000

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Saudi authorities found no explosives on a Royal Jordanian flight that made an emergency landing in the kingdom Monday after a bomb alert.

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A fire ripped through a thermal power station in southern Jordan that supplies 64 percent of the kingdom's electricity, causing damages estimated at 1

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Jordanian Prime Minister Ali Abu Ragheb told AFP on Monday that he will fly to Iraq Wednesday in the first trip of its kind by an Arab head of governm

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Jordanian Prime Minister Ali Abu Ragheb will travel to Iraq by plane on Wednesday, the first Arab head of government to do so in a decade, for oil and

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Nobel Peace Prize winners Nelson Mandela and Shimon Peres are due to attend a conference in Jordan on how peace can bolster tourism and bring relief to a Middle East torn by the Palestinian uprising.

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Jordan's olive oil production in 2000-2001 is likely to reach 26,275 tones, compared to only 4,000-6,000 tones in 1999-2000, said a Ministry official. Last year, production only met around 20 percent

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Angered by Israeli aggression against Palestinians, Jordanian customers are mounting a boycott against Israeli agricultural produce in the marketplace, particularly mangoes, said a government official

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The Jordanian government is pinning its hope on Sudan to help secure the Kingdom's food security. A large-scale agricultural investment project 350 kilometers north of Sudan's capital, Khartoum, is ho

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The government is not expected to compensate contractors hit with financial losses caused by rising steel and iron prices since late 1999, said a senior official of the Jordan Construction Contractors

October 29, 2000

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Palestinian Center Culture based in Amman will organize an art and craft exhibition at the Abu Dhabi Cultural Foundation on November 6, the Gulf News