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June 29, 2016 - 12:18 GMT
Jordan’s U-23 football team as well as the senior women’s squad have started the countdown for their respective Asian qualifiers with a busy agenda awaiting all age divisions.
The Kingdom's credit rating by Moody's is currently  B1 stable.
June 29, 2016 - 11:00 GMT
The statement was issued in a comment on the three-year Extended Fund Facility (EFF) that was announced between Jordan and the IMF and is pending approval by the IMF executive board.
The contest is part of national efforts to preserve heritage and spread awareness of its importance. (Wikipedia)
June 29, 2016 - 09:41 GMT
Jordan's tourism ministry has launched the Distinctive Destinations programme to encourage Jordanian towns to capitalise on their core strengths and unique characteristics to improve their tourism offerings.
Jordanian soldiers on patrol on the Jordan-Iraq border. (AFP/File)
June 28, 2016 - 11:26 GMT
The latest attack on Jordan's borders comes a day after the militant group claimed an attack at al-Rukban refugee camp that killed six officers.
The Dome of the Rock in the Al-Aqsa mosque compound in Jerusalem's Old City, Islam's holiest site, pictured on October 25, 2015. (AFP/Ahmad Gharabli)
June 28, 2016 - 11:00 GMT
Jordan called on on Israel to immediately halt the unjustified violations, and to respect the status quo as an occupying power in the Palestinian territory
Hussain Abu Hilal is a well-established HR professional with more than 12 years of work experience and a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration. (Bayt)
June 28, 2016 - 08:47 GMT
The seasoned HR professional explains why investing in employees development pays off.
The entertainment complex will be developed by the state-run Aqaba Development Corporation. (File photo)
June 28, 2016 - 05:44 GMT
The three-storey complex will host 50 shops and include three cinemas and a solar-powered drive-in cinema.
Jordanians wave Muslim Brotherhood flags in Amman in 2007 (AFP/File)
June 27, 2016 - 15:00 GMT
A Muslim Brotherhood spokesperson in Jordan, Muadh al-Kuwalda, said that the perpetrators burned down the headqarters right after iftar, after members removed the side door of the building.
Over the past ten years, Jordan has witnessed a rising demand on electricity that ranged between 5-7 percent annually.
June 27, 2016 - 13:00 GMT
Jordan Nuclear Power Company CEO Dr. Ahmad Hiyasat said that the bilateral cooperation will ensure sustainable development and confront rising prices in the energy sector.
His Majesty King Abdullah on Sunday meets with the families of soldiers and security personnel who fell in the June 21 attack on the northern border. (Photo courtesy of Royal Court)
June 27, 2016 - 12:30 GMT
The King expressed his condolences and deep sympathies to the families that lost loved ones, stressing that Jordan's source of strength comes from the bravery of its soldiers.
Foreign-backed militants patrol in the Syrian city of Idlib. (AFP/file)
June 27, 2016 - 10:30 GMT
The US-Saudi weapons were stolen by Jordanian intelligence agents and sold to arms dealers on the black market.
Jordanian soldiers carry the coffin of their comrade Belal Al-Zuhbi during his funeral in Nahleh village, near the city of Jerash north of Amman, on June 21, 2016, after he was killed alongside five other comrades in a suicide bomb attack on the border with Syria. (AFP/Stringer)
June 27, 2016 - 09:59 GMT
A suicide bomb attack near Rukban refugee camp on the Jordan-Syria border killed six soldiers.
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June 27, 2016 - 09:09 GMT
Work is under way at the King Abdullah II International Stadium as Jordan prepares to host the biggest sporting event in its history, the Greater Amman Municipality (GAM) said on Saturday.
Jordanian forces are seen securing a street in the town of Irbid, 80 kms north of Amman near the border with Syria, on March 2, 2016, following a security operation targeting a group of suspected militants. (AFP/File)
June 27, 2016 - 07:00 GMT
A court in Jordan has charged 21 people for their involvement in extremist acts, three months after they were arrested in a massive operation north of the country.
UNHCR camp for Syrian refugees in Azraq, Jordan. (File photo)
June 26, 2016 - 13:29 GMT
Some 60,000 Syrians are currently trapped in Rukban and the smaller Hadalat, makeshift camps in a barren slice of desert at the border between Syria and Jordan. Accounts from the settlements describe a lawless no man’s land where healthcare, food, and water are difficult to access. They are places ruled by violence and fear, threatened by disease and where relief is hard to find. With daytime temperatures topping 40 degrees, the fasting month of Ramadan, which started this week, will be particularly grueling.
The agreements were supported by the Central Bank of Jordan (CBJ) which allows banks to use money allocated to the energy sector against low interest rates when funding programmes implemented by the fund.  (Shutterstock)
June 26, 2016 - 12:30 GMT
The JREEEF programme includes financing for households to install solar heaters, electricity-generation systems using solar energy, and for SMEs.