Jordan

August 23, 2000

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Trade with Iraq has slipped drastically as a result of 11 years of sanctions, which have affected not only overland bilateral trade, but also activities at Aqaba Port, the Kingdom's sole shipping outl

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International oil and gas exploitation firms will have a chance to explore and invest in Jordan's largely untapped natural resources in the near future, said a Natural Resources Authority (NRA) senior

August 22, 2000

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The Jordanian Education Ministry will open 50 new kindergartens in the country's underprivileged areas as of the coming scholastic year, a ministry of

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Journey2arabia.com, a new Jordanian start-up Internet company, aims to become the largest online travel agency specializing in travel to and within th

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The Arab Symposium to Counter Normalization with Israel will continue their deliberations on ways to fight what they call "Israeli infiltrations into

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Egypt’s Olympic National team defeated Saudi Arabia’s Al-Ansar in round one of the basketball championship in Amman, while Yugoslavia’s Zastava won ag

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Jordan has expressed "surprise" over reports from Peru implicating Jordan in a gun-running operation to Marxist rebels in Colombia.

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Jordan's Islamic-controlled professional unions hosted Monday a conference to denounce attempts at normalizing ties with Israel, with speakers saying any such move contradicted Islam.

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Starting today, a local insurance company intends to bring Jordan's credit insurance services into a new era by offering coverage for purchases of computers and their accessories.

August 21, 2000

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Jordan's King Abdullah II will be named "Sport King of the World." He will receive the Gold Order of the International Body Building Federation (IFBB)

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Egypt’s Al-Ahly outlasted Jordan’s Wehdat Sunday night at the Sport City Arena, while in the battle of the better Jordanian team, Orthodox stunned Al-

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Jordan's army chief of staff Lieutenant General Yousef Malkawi was due in Israel early Monday to meet Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Barak ahead of talks

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They say that the World Wide Web is amazing. I'm the first to subscribe to this point of view. I don't know of any technological innovation that has had such a positive impact in such a short time and

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Jordan’s House of Representatives has approved the opening of private radio and television stations in the kingdom, ending the state's monopoly, a source in the parliament said Thursday.

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Ever since 1987, when the famous UN report entitled "Our Common Future" was first introduced, the concept of "sustainable development" emerged as an elusive concept with no or little operational defin