Jordan

August 24, 2000

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

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The US goverment signed a grant agreement Wednesday to provide Jordan $50 million to help it reduce its external debt and bolster foreign exchange reserves. The grant is the last portion of an overall

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Jordan’s only seaport, Aqaba, has seen the the volume of cargo exported via its facilities rise 7 percent during the first six months of 2000, compared to the same period in 1999.

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Jordan's cement factory, one of the country's top earning industries, saw a 38 percent reduction in its net profits for the first half of 2000. Gains for the first six months of the year stood at 4.5

August 23, 2000

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Participants at the “Arab Symposium to Counter Normalization with the Zionist Enemy” proposed the formation of “one Arab front to resist normalization

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Conservative members of parliament are trying to introduce a ban on alcohol in Jordan.

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Libyan experts will visit Jordan soon under an agreement between the two countries to resume technical studies on a planned water conveyance project f

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Jordan hits back after Israel's President Moshe Katzav refused to meet King Abdullah in Tel Aviv, insisting the meeting should take place in Jerusalem

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Despite repeated calls from the Jordan Securities Commission to banks and companies listed on the Amman Stock Exchange, only about 37 percent of them have submitted their half-year results as required

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A/C Delco, the world’s largest automobile spare parts supplier has opened a new service center in Jordan, the 12th center of its kind in the Middle East.

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Our urge to privatize — and we in Jordan have taken many serious steps in this very direction recently — seems to be largely justified; at one level, in fact, it seems to be the natural, logical, thin

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Jordanian businessmen are hopeful that an anticipated bilateral free trade accord with Syria will place their exports on equal footing with those of their northern neighbor.

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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