Jordan

July 11, 2000

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Representatives of 16 local non-governmental organisations will gather in Amman on Sunday for a workshop on using computers and the Internet.

July 10, 2000

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A Syrian car mechanic concealed in a cassette player a gun and a hand grenade he wanted to use in a foiled bid to commandeer a Royal Jordanian plane t

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Former Jordanian MP, Sheikh Abdul-Munem Abu Zant on Sunday appealed a six-month jail sentence handed down against him in absentia for four crimes, inc

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The cabinet last week endorsed a $100 million Qualifying Industrial Zone project that will be carried out by the Jordan University for Science and Technology (JUST) and Boscan Jordan Group.

July 9, 2000

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After becoming the first Arabic web-mail provider, Maktoob.com struck a deal with MediaRing.com to become their Arab arm and start offering an array o

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Jordan's King Abdullah II flew to Geneva on Sunday to visit Emirati President Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan al-Nahyan in Switzerland, the official Petra new

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Prime Minister Ali Abu Ragheb on Sunday said Jordan will "firmly" refuse accepting any new Palestinian refugees in the kingdom, home to 1.4 million re

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The Education Ministry announced on Tuesday a plan to teach its 57,000 teachers and administrators how to use computers - particularly through encouraging them to purchase their own PCs.

July 8, 2000

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Dozens of Jordanian women prisoners have chosen to stay in jail after serving their sentences because they fear for their safety if they return home,

July 6, 2000

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Israel's foreign ministry has chosen a new ambassador for Jordan to replace Oded Eran, who has been involved in Palestinian-Israeli negotiations for t

July 5, 2000

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By Shady Janzeir  The Syrian hijacker who was killed by security officials during his attempt to commandeer a Royal Jordanian plane while en route to

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By Shady Janzeir  A Syrian child who suffered major injuries during a foiled hijack attempt of the Amman-Damascus regular Royal Jordanian flight on We

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Jordanian security forces foiled an attempt by three hijackers to commandeer a Royal Jordanian plane en route to Damascus Wednesday, killing one hijac

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A newly published book sheds light on the role played by a British general in the political life in Jordan during the British mandate era, and in the

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A former Islamist parliamentarian, said to have close links to the Palestinian group - Hamas, was sentenced to six months in prison for allegedly defa