Jordan

November 2, 2000

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Around 80 Jordanian firms will participate in the Iraqi international trade fair that opens next week, more than twice as many as last year. Jordan's participation in expected to help bolster trade am

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Jordanian Minister of Trade and Industry Wasif Azar is due to leave to Iraq this week on a visit which many expect would pave the way for the visit of Prime Minister Ali Abul Ragheb to Baghdad early n

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Jordan needs to allocate more bandwidth to civilian uses or miss the chance to become a global competitor in the next century. Dire as it may seem, this warning should be taken seriously by any develo

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In line with the signing of the Jordan-US Free Trade Agreement (FTA) last Tuesday, a new website providing information about the agreement and the opportunities it provides has been launched into cybe

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Jordanian Prime Minister Ali Abu al-Ragheb arrived in Baghdad on November 1st, marking the first visit by a top-level Arab official since the 1990-91 Gulf War.

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Jordanians are looking on with both enthusiasm and anxiety at Prime Minister Ali Abul Ragheb's three-day visit to neighbouring Iraq.

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Germany has agreed to convert just over $11 million of Jordan's $400 million debt with Berlin, a fraction of what Amman was hoping to secure, the official media reported Monday.

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“No boring presentations and no show and tell, but we want to discuss substance on how to promote investment techniques, how to reach investors and what to do when they come in,” that is the message h

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The Arab Bank Group's profits rose in the first nine months of the current year by 8.6 percent compared to the same period of 1999, a bank statement said on Sunday, October 29.

November 1, 2000

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Jordan's Prime Minister Ali Abu Ragheb flew in Wednesday with four ministers, becoming the first Arab head of government to visit Baghdad since the 19

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A British tourist was in hospital in Amman Wednesday after being stabbed by two men in a residential district of the Jordanian capital.

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The Jordanian security agencies have arrested a number of citizens, presumably linked to the demonstrations staged in the kingdom in support of the Pa

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The Jordanian government has warned against any attempt to exploit popular anger at Israeli repression against Palestinians to endanger national unity

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Julia Butros has kept true to her nature and will be joining the ranks of artists supporting the suffering Palestinian people.

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After three months of reviewing Jordan's financial market a committee led by Naser Amad, general manager of United Financial Investment and member of the Economic Consultative Council, presented His M