Jordan

September 26, 2000

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Dutch Foreign Minister Jozias van Aartsen will visit Jordan on October 5 as part of a regional tour for talks with officials on bilateral relations.

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Jordan announces official plans to send an airplane to Baghdad Wednesday on what it said would be essentially a humanitarian venture.

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Jordan's Queen Rania gave birth to a baby girl, the third child of the world's youngest queen and her husband King Abdullah II.

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The fourth group of Arab equity markets consists of Jordan, Tunisia and other Arab countries. The Tunisian Stock Market however started operating in 1989. Capital market reform there began in earnest

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Transport Minister Mohammad Kalaldeh said on Sunday that starting Oct. 1 Jordanian trucks laden with goods will start crossing the Israeli-controlled Allenby Bridge across the Jordan River into the We

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The World Bank recently issued its 32nd issue of the World Bank Atlas 2000 which covers a selection of development indicators, presented in such a way to allow comparison between over 200 countries. T

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At a time when Jordan is working to fulfil international protocols on protecting the ozone layer, a specialised conference opened on Sunday.

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A few days ago, in a workshop sponsored by the Friedrich Neumann Foundation and the Young Entrepreneurs Association, Nasim Barham, a professor of economic geography at the University of Jordan, delive

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The Jordanian government will ask parliament to endorse a string of laws to develop the information technology (IT) market, telecommunications minister, Fawwaz Zohbi, said in statements published Frid

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We would like to take this chance to clarify a few points raised by Dr Yusuf Mansur in his column entitled “Who\'s winning the price war?”(Jordan Times, September 18)  There is no doubt that Dr Mansur

September 25, 2000

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A Jordanian delegation currently visiting Baghdad is discussing with Iraqi government officials a mechanism for the implementation of the projected oil pipeline extending from the Iraqi borders to the

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I'll start believing that people in Jordan are the most precious resources in the country when I see an end to the use of leaded gasoline. As long as we still allow the import of new cars unsuitable f

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A senior Cabinet minister has said he expected the free trade agreement with the US to be initialed in mid-October, adding that the final round of negotiations made strides towards sealing the deal.

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Jordan's economy is receiving welcome help from the hundreds of thousands of Jordanians working abroad. The amount of money sent home by Jordanians working overseas rose by almost 10 percent in the fi

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Jordan, Egypt and Israel have reached an agreement in principle to ease air traffic congestion between them, Jordanian civil aviation chief Jihad Rsheid told Al-Rai newspaper last week.