Jordan

November 2, 2000

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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

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Info2cell, Middle East mobile information services provider, finished GITEX 2000 in a buoyant mood following key deals that not only add to the company\'s rich mobile information content, but that wil

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A study by the director of the Association of Jordanian Banks, Mufleh Aqel, showed the Arab Bank ranked first in terms of assets, deposits and net profits recorded in 1999.

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Jordan’s King Abdullah endorsed on Sunday a working paper designed to revamp the ailing financial market. The project comes in line with ongoing work of the Economic Consultative Council (ECC), formed

October 31, 2000

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A disgruntled former pilot for Royal Jordanian Airlines was the source of false bomb alerts that forced two of the airline's planes to make emergency

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Two Royal Jordanian planes were victims of bomb hoaxes and forced to make emergency landings late Monday.