Jordan

October 17, 2000

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Jordanian authorities on Tuesday referred to prosecutors the cases of 83 people accused of "sabotage" during recent anti-Israeli protests.

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The General Price Index of the Amman Stock Exchange slipped at the end of Sunday's trading following the decline in share prices of two major blue chips, a bourse broker said.

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The sale of government shares in four companies has contributed to almost doubling revenues from the Jordan Investment Corporation (JIC), Jordan's investment arm, during the first eight months of 2000

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The Natural Resources Authority (NRA) signed a memorandum of understanding to search for oil and gas with a Canadian petroleum company, Dauntless Energy Petroleum, on Sunday, a senior authority offici

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The Amman Stock Exchange has recently publicized statistics showing that the value of stock purchase transactions executed by non-Jordanians reached JD 2.3 million in September.

October 16, 2000

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Islamist and opposition MPs have filed a draft motion in parliament calling for the scrapping of Jordan's October 1994 peace treaty with Israel.

October 15, 2000

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Jordanian government has confirmed that shots were fired at an Israeli patrol in the West Bank from Jordan’s side, injuring two soldiers.

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Two Israeli soldiers were injured when they were fired at from the Jordanian side in the northern Jordan Valley, near Jericho, reported AFP, quoting I

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The families of Israeli diplomats posted in Amman stayed behind in Israel after last week's Yom Kippur holiday and do not plan to return until the reg

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The recent cancellation of scheduled tourist trips to the region is not as worrying as those that might surface in the future, Tourism Minister Aqel Biltaji said last week.

October 13, 2000

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Jordan’s Prime Minister Ali Abu Ragheb has said that Jordan cannot expel the Israeli ambassador because this “needs an international equation that inv

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Jordan’s professional associations, political parties and other activists staged a sit-in Friday in Amman in protest of the Israeli hostilities agains

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The wave of violence that swept the West Bank and Gaza Strip is taking its toll on the tourism industry, with tourists across the board cancelling their trips to the region.

October 12, 2000

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Iraq's ambassador to Jordan, Sabah Yassin, praised Jordan's call for a halt in Lloyd's inspections of Iraqi imports through the Jordanian port of Aqab

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MobileCom announced that its has topped 30,000 customers in the three weeks after the launch of its national GSM service, a statement by MobileCom said.