Jordan

September 12, 2000

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The Joint Jordanian Iraqi Higher Committee is expected to hold a meeting next month to discuss the prospect of raising the ceiling of the trade protocol between Jordan and Iraq.

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Over the last thirty years, Jordan has been called an oil economy without oil, because it, like the oil rich Gulf countries, has seen its fortune made and unmade with the rise and fall in oil prices.

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Prince Faisal called for a greater measure of regional cooperation to achieve the aspired for economic progress.

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A team of British Airways consultants ended Sunday a visit to Amman to investigate the possibility of buying a stake in Jordan\'s flag carrier Royal Jordanian (RJ), the latter\'s chief executive Nader

September 11, 2000

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A team of British Airways consultants ended Sunday a visit to Amman to investigate the possibility of buying a stake in Jordan's national carrier Roya

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Al-Bawaba portal, the first to offer original pan-Arabic contents, plans to bring the Middle East souk on-line. It is the largest internet content and

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Jordanian scientists hope that advice and information from biotechnology experts can help them weigh the pros and cons of applying biotechnology in the Kingdom.

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A leading Jordanian trade negotiator said on Saturday that a proposed free trade agreement with the US could be reached during the next round of negotiations slated to start on Monday in Washington.

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A team of British Airways consultants ended Sunday a visit to Amman to investigate the possibility of buying a stake in Jordan's flag carrier Royal Jordanian (RJز

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Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Jordan (CBJ) Ahmad Mustafa on Saturday said that CBJ will continue its monetary policy aimed at maintaining the stability of the dinar and the Kingdom's foreign

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Although Algeria, Iraq, Yemen, Sudan and Syria may have some limited forms of equity markets, due to near complete state monopoly over the economy, a meaningful role for the private sector has so far

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A spokesman for Fastlink said the mobile service provider is ready to be listed on the Amman bourse if asked by the Amman Stock Exchange (ASE) administration.

September 10, 2000

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It has been found that individuals from developing countries, particularly the Arab World, have a higher percentage of anxiety disorders and depressio

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Tourist arrivals to Jordan from Israel have soared by 22 percent in the first seven months of this year, the Jordan Times reported Sunday.  Jordan's M

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Jordan's police in the city of Salt apprehended a 32-year-old who allegedly shot and killed his divorced sister last week for "reasons of family honor