Jordan

November 22, 2000

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The overall cleanup operation of the Aqaba seawater affected by an oil slick since Nov. 5 has been completed, said a senior Aqaba Ports Corporation official on Monday.

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There is some speculation in Jordan as to the growth rate this year. A senior government official claimed recently that the growth rate would be 4 percent. Others, who claim they know better, do not e

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In the last three years, Jordan has reformed its capital market to conform to international standards and practices, a move that encouraged the International Organization of Securities Commissions (IO

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In continuing sessions of the International Organization of Securities Commissions (IOSCO) Emerging Markets Committee, hosted by the Jordan Securities Commission (JSC), international securities regula

November 21, 2000

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Jordan's diplomatic representative to the Palestinian territories, Juma al-Abeidi, on Tuesday condemned Israel's air and sea blitz on the Gaza Strip,

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The Jordanian government has agreed in principle to help Iraqi Airways rehabilitate and maintain six of its aircraft grounded in Amman since 1991.

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A Dutch company, specialised mainly in electrical engineering, has said it will take part in a government tender issued this week to set up three windmill farms in the north, south and central regions

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The European Union is providing an additional grant of euro 2,020,000 to fund its Water Sector Intervention Project in Jordan, bringing the total EU commitment to the project to euro 13,735,000, a sta

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Germany is helping Jordan to employ environment-friendly materials in the fight against agricultural pests and has allocated $3 million toward the effort, according to an agreement signed at the Minis

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King Abdullah and Bahrain\'s Emir Sheikh Hamad Ben Issa Al-Khalifa on Sunday held talks in Manama on bilateral cooperation and the current regional situation.

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Chairman of the Jordan Securities Commission (JSC) Bassam Saket on Sunday said that Jordan is keen to undertake “positive changes” in the stock market in a bid to speed up economic growth.

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A mechanical and one-dimensional approach to statistics in general and to national accounts in particular may lead to the wrong conclusions. The worst mistake that can be committed in this respect is

November 20, 2000

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Iraq and Jordan are set to resume regular flights to each other's capitals in December, in defiance of a 10-year UN air embargo.

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The first "Italian Week" opens Monday with the promise of bringing typical Italian products at special prices to superstores across the capital, accor

November 19, 2000

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The atmosphere in Jordan is not sympathetic now towards Israel and Israelis are not popular with the man-on-the-street there, Israeli ambassador to Am