July 24, 2000
Alarm bells are ringing in Jordan over an ambitious government plan to turn the southern Red Sea port of Aqaba into a duty-free special economic zone
(Jordan Times, ZARQA) – Less than one year ago, a trip to the Zarqa Free Trade Zone was the privilege of the well-to-do.
(AFP, AMMAN) - The Jordanian government plans to turn the southern Red Sea port of Aqaba into a duty-free special economic zone capable of drawing millions of dollars in investment.
July 23, 2000
The chairman of the board of directors of Jordan's Arabic-language newspaper, Khaled Karaki, has tendered his resignation to protest against the sacki
July 21, 2000
Jordan's King Abdullah II and Queen Rania flew to Britain on Friday for a visit expected to last several days before going on to Morocco, the official
July 20, 2000
Syria's new President Bashar Assad agreed Wednesday to supply Jordan with much-needed water, reported the United Press International (UPI), quoting pr
Eighteen people were hospitalized briefly early Thursday after suffering smoke inhalation following a dawn fire that ripped through a linen store in a
(Jordan Times) — The directors of a dozen international centers working to introduce a universal networking language for the Internet met this week at Jordan’s Royal Scientific Society (RSS).
July 19, 2000
Lawyers defending 28 suspects, charged with plotting to carry out terrorist attacks in Jordan, said their clients only wanted to fight Jews in Palesti
By Fuad Abu Hijleh Amman Jordan’s most popular cartoonist, Emad Hajjaj, assailed on Wednesday al- Ra’i newspaper which sacked him on accusation “of h
Jordan's royal court has dismissed as "inaccurate" statements attributed to King Abdullah which were due to be published Wednesday by a London-based A
(<a href=http://www.jordantimes.com>Jordan Times</a>) – Since the mid-1980s, the world has experienced an explosion in Direct Foreign Investment (DFI). The latter rose from $85 billion in 1985 to $240
(Jordan Times) – The government seems to be reconsidering its plan to set up a Free Media Zone (FMZ).
(Jordan Times) – Jordan's first quarter trade deficit widened in comparison with 1999's corresponding period due to increased imports.
July 18, 2000
Jordan's King Abdullah and Queen Rania have invited former president Ezer Weizman and his wife, Reuma, to dine Wednesday at the royal palace in Amman,