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Turning to the judicial sector, the department revealed that the percentage of female judges jumped from 6.2 in 2009 to 16 per cent in 2013.
March 05, 2015 - 18:43 GMT
Only 16 per cent of women were in the local labour market in 2013, according to figures released by the Department of Statistics (DoS) Wednesday.
An
March 05, 2015 - 18:00 GMT
A "safe haven" in the MidEast, more than half of Jordan's population are refugees coming from unstable neighboring countries.
Tuba Büyüküstün visiting girls at Jordan's Zaatari Refugee Camp for Syrians. (Image: Facebook)
March 05, 2015 - 12:55 GMT
Known for her roles in the Turkish soap opera “Ihlamurlar altinda” (Under the lime trees), which was dubbed into Arabic, Tuba Büyüküstün tours around the Syrian refugee camp located in Jordan.
The Jordanian king called on his citizens Tuesday to be proud of the country's resilience against
March 04, 2015 - 16:47 GMT
The Jordanian king called on his citizens Tuesday to be proud of the country's resilience against "enemies of Islam."
Manasir owns several large investments in Jordan in the fields of oil and construction.
March 04, 2015 - 13:17 GMT
Jordanian billionaire Ziad Manasir slipped in annual ranking of global billionaires released by Forbes magazine this week.
Despite the absence of recent official figures that identify the number of working children in the Kingdom, a survey on child labour conducted in 2008 put their number at 30,000, according to the Ministry of Labour.
March 03, 2015 - 11:03 GMT
UNHCR figures indicate that 53 per cent of Syrian refugees in Jordan are below 18 years old.
Some members denied a
March 03, 2015 - 05:01 GMT
Some members denied a "rift" between Muslim Brotherhood branches, Asharq al-Awsat reported Monday.
Zaatari refugee camp sits near the Syrian border in northern Jordan. (AFP/File)
March 02, 2015 - 11:32 GMT
Four Syrian refugees died in a fire on Monday in Jordan's Zaatari refugee camp.
March 02, 2015 - 05:30 GMT
"This is our war," King Abdullah said in an exclusive interview on CNN Sunday.
Zaatari refugee camp is located in the Jordanian city of Mafraq, near Syrian border. (AFP/File)
March 01, 2015 - 15:08 GMT
The number of Syrians currently residing in Mafraq has reached 288,105, which is 88 percent higher the province's total population.
The official Petra news agency said that the agreement signed in the Jordanian capital, Amman, would set in motion the implementation of the first phase of a long-awaited project.
February 26, 2015 - 22:30 GMT
Jordan and Israel signed a deal on Thursday to build a pipeline to link the Red Sea with the shrinking Dead Sea and combat regional water shortages.