Jordan

September 28, 2000

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Bourse shares on Tuesday made across the board advances on heightened investor optimism of better ties with Iraq, the country's leading trading partner.

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India maintained its position as the largest market for Jordanian products through the first six months of 2000, the Central Bank of Jordan Monthly Statistical Bulletin reported.

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<b>Date:</b> Sep 25 - Sep 28, 2000 <b>Location:</b> Zara Expo Convention center, Amman, Jordan <b>Specifics:</b> The 11th annual show will be divided into three sections, separating sofware and s

September 27, 2000

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A Jordanian plane carrying an official Jordanian delegation lands in Baghdad, becoming the first Arab flight to sanctions-hit Iraq in defiance of the

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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