Jordan

September 27, 2000

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Jordan prepares to send the first Arab flight to Iraq in defiance of a UN embargo and US dismay, with cabinet ministers, parliamentarians and doctors

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The United States government announces plans to contribute another nine million dollars to the cash-strapped UN Relief and Works Agency for Palestine

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By Jihad Abu Falah Amman  Suzan, 30, benefits from a program offering direct phone advice and guidance to women subject to abuse in Jordan. The progra

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Fujitsu-ICL has announced its intent to form a joint venture with Foursan Technology Partners, an Amman venture capital firm and technology holding company, to provide e-business design, development a

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The economy is receiving welcome help from the hundreds of thousands of Jordanians working abroad, a report from the Central Bank of Jordan (CBJ) said last week.

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In expectation of a flood of visitors to the Red Sea port city of Aqaba, Abdullah Obeid has bought 12 glass-bottom boats to fulfil his dream of amassing a fortune from tourists whom he hopes will hire

September 26, 2000

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Jordan's Muslim Brotherhood has expelled a senior leader for accepting a position in the government.

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Dutch Foreign Minister Jozias van Aartsen will visit Jordan on October 5 as part of a regional tour for talks with officials on bilateral relations.

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Jordan announces official plans to send an airplane to Baghdad Wednesday on what it said would be essentially a humanitarian venture.

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Jordan's Queen Rania gave birth to a baby girl, the third child of the world's youngest queen and her husband King Abdullah II.

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The fourth group of Arab equity markets consists of Jordan, Tunisia and other Arab countries. The Tunisian Stock Market however started operating in 1989. Capital market reform there began in earnest

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Transport Minister Mohammad Kalaldeh said on Sunday that starting Oct. 1 Jordanian trucks laden with goods will start crossing the Israeli-controlled Allenby Bridge across the Jordan River into the We

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The World Bank recently issued its 32nd issue of the World Bank Atlas 2000 which covers a selection of development indicators, presented in such a way to allow comparison between over 200 countries. T

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At a time when Jordan is working to fulfil international protocols on protecting the ozone layer, a specialised conference opened on Sunday.

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A few days ago, in a workshop sponsored by the Friedrich Neumann Foundation and the Young Entrepreneurs Association, Nasim Barham, a professor of economic geography at the University of Jordan, delive