Jordan

August 30, 2000

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Head of the International Federation for Body Building, Ben Weider, arrives in Amman to present King Abdullah with the "Sport King of the World" title

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Jordan's former army chief-of-staff denies any involvement in the sale of arms to Peru that ended up in the hands of leftist Colombian rebels.

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By the end of the first half of this year - 158 days after being privatized - JTC financial results show an increase in revenues by four percent to re

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Lebanon on Wednesday welcomed a decision by the Jordanian government to ease visa restrictions for Lebanese citizens but said that there would be no r

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Jordan Telecom Company (JTC) signed a 9.4 million Jordanian dinars (JD) deal on Tuesday with the French company, Sofrecom, to provide its customers with up to date customer care services and billing s

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The Transport Ministry has embarked on an ambitious scheme to overhaul the semi-idle land transport fleet and revitalise Aqaba Port, whose Iraq-bound productivity has dropped drastically in the last f

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Minister of Finance Michel Marto on Tuesday officially launched electronic trading at the Amman Stock Exchange (ASE), ending over 20 years of manual trading.

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A Switzerland-based bank has launched a campaign to attract deposits of individuals and commercial banks in Jordan to an international portfolio which was established for this purpose.

August 29, 2000

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The Cairo Amman Bank (CAB) has recorded JD2.2 million net profit in mid-year results this year compared to the losses incurred in the same period of 1

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A Jordanian court issued a three-year prison sentence on Tuesday against the Italian pilot who violated the kingdom’s airspace in April on his way to

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A joint Israeli-Jordanian committee is scheduled to meet in Amman on Wednesday to follow up on issues raised during King Abdullah's trip to Israel las

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Jordanian Prime Minister Ali Abu Ragheb has denounced some Jordanians' opposition to normalized relations with Israel, saying their efforts created a political and economic "burden" for the kingdom. A

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Jordanian Transport Minister Mohammed al-Kalaldeh is expected to be named soon head of the Aqaba "special economic zone, a project through which the government hopes to attract billions of dollars in

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Jordan’s GSM operator MobileCom announced yesterday it has signed a dual currency loan facility, composed of $60 million tranche and 40 million Jordanian dinars tranche loan by a consortium of 18 loca

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Jordan announced on Monday it planned no increases in domestic gasoline prices in 2000 despite higher global oil prices.