Jordan

October 11, 2000

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“There is a missing market in Jordan; the bond market,” agreed participants at a one-day seminar held on Monday about “The Government Bond Market in Jordan and Its Future Development.”

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A Jordan-based Arabic Internet portal has shut down its forum amid a barrage of unsolicited anti-Arab and anti-Muslim electronic mail blamed Tuesday by its editor in chief on Israeli Internet surfers.

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Land Rover will soon begin assembling cars in Jordan from parts imported from Britain. According to company officials in London more than 5,000 vehicles will be assembled in Jordan at a factory due to

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Net investments by non-Jordanian investors in the kingdom decreased in 2000, reaching a total of JD 5.8 million, compared to JD 10 million for the same period last year.

October 10, 2000

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The World Trade Organization's governing body gave the green light on Tuesday to Oman to join the global trade body, the WTO said.

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Jordan's Interior Minister said that a total of 63 Jordanian police were hurt in clashes with anti-Israeli protesters last week in the kingdom.

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Energy experts urged governments to adopt cleaner and more efficient ways of producing power and to use renewable sources and new technologies to ensure supplies and protect the environment.

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The European Investment Bank (EIB), the European Union's long-term financing institution, has arranged a €15 million facility to support the modernization and restructuring of the private sector in Jo

October 9, 2000

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It came as a surprise (to me at least) that the Israelis are showing some interest in the Red Sea - Dead Sea Canal (RSDSC) project after opposing the idea for so many years.

October 8, 2000

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Jordan’s anti-riot police dispersed, using force, thousands of university students who gathered at the main gate of the University of Jordan, Amman, S

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Jordan has decided to postpone sending its newly appointed ambassador to Israel Abdul Ilah Kurdi “in a protest against the Israeli massacres of the Pa

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The Jordanian Potassium Company posted a net operating income of JD 15.7 million in the first half of 2000, reported <I>Alarab Alyawm</I> newspaper. This figure represents an 8.3 percent increase comp

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The Egyptian Minister of International Planning and Cooperation, Ahmed Al-Darsh, on a recent trip to Jordan, held discussions with his colleague, Wael Sabri, the Jordanian Minister of Energy and Miner

October 6, 2000

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A security source said late Friday that the death of 18-year-old Osama Satari, who was killed earlier during clashes between demonstrators and anti-ri

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A 15-year-old youngster, Osama Abdul Karim, was shot and killed by Jordanian anti-riot police during clashes between protestors at Baqaa refugee camp