Jordan

September 28, 2000

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The man who attempted early Thursday to hijack the Royal Jordanian plane en route to Amman from Sanaa had told the captain that “an outside party had

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An attempt to hijack a Jordanian airliner flying from Sanaa to Amman was foiled Thursday and the plane landed safely at its destination.

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Jordan launched on Tuesday its first action plan for e-government, envisaging its completion between the next three-five years and the implementation of a few fast-track projects within the next 12-18

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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.