Jordan

April 12, 2000

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By: Noura Wazani   Jordanian officials denied on Tuesday a report charging that Russian crime syndicates and military officers have used Royal Jor

April 5, 2000

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Yesterday's 4 matches as part of the Asian Cup qualifications yielded one astonishing result when underdog Bahrain upset the mighty Iranians 1-0.  

April 3, 2000

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The Jordanian football fans are hoping that their team redeems itself after last week's loss and can overtakes tomorrow's match against Palestine.   T

March 29, 2000

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Jordan's Davis Cup tennis team will be hosting a qualification round robin tournament in Amman, April 24-30.   In preparation for this meaningful even

March 28, 2000

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A delegation of German women yesterday visited the Qatar Stock Exchange (QSE) to learn more about its operations.  The group learned about the bourse'

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Tunisia has emerged in recent years as an attractive tourist destination because of its political stability, modern tourism facilities and beautiful b

March 27, 2000

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Riyadh will host later this month the first Arab e-book exhibition as part of celebrations to mark its selection as 2000 Arab cultural capital.  This

March 23, 2000

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The Supreme Investment Promotion Council has announced new incentives to non-Jordanians, including allowing full ownership of computer service busines

March 14, 2000

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King Abdullah of Jordan is expected to leave for Saudi Arabia today to join millions of other Muslims in performing the annual Hajj, one of the five p

March 13, 2000

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For the fifth consecutive time, the Jordanian team finished its friendly game in a draw.   Yesterday's game against Bosnia-Herzegovina ended scoreless

March 7, 2000

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The Kingdom's public and private sectors and the struggling economy are set to face the challenges of globalization.  "The question is whether our goo

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Eight-thousand fans were on-hand to watch the Syrian and Jordanian football teams battle to a scoreless draw.  According to Al-Ra'i daily, Jordan made

March 5, 2000

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Population:2.85 million (1999), including 80% expatriatesReligions:90% MuslimGovernment:Federation of EmiratesLanguages:Arabic (English is widely spoken)Work Week:Private Sector:Saturday - Thursday8:3

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Population5.4 million (1999)Religions99% Sunni Muslim; 100,000 Christians (Greek Orthodox, Armenian and Catholic)GovernmentConstitutional MonarchyLanguagesArabic (English is widely spoken)Work WeekPub

March 2, 2000

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The government encourages foreign investment, particularly joint ventures with Qataris. As long as a company has a local agent or sponsor, Qatari law permits fully foreign-owned companies. Foreign-own