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July 28, 2016

The Muslim Brotherhood in Jordan broke ties with the parent organization in Egypt last year. (AFP/File)
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A breakaway group from the Muslim Brotherhood has announced it will run in the upcoming elections and that coalitions have been formed.
With the Kingdom's recent stability, JSF expects next year’s economic conditions to be better than this year’s. (Shutterstock)
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A survey conducted by the JSF in April found that investors’ outlook for the coming year was positive

July 27, 2016

The letter between Jordan and the IMF paves the way for the $700 million Extended Fund programme. (File photo)
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A total of $700 million will be deposited at the CBJ over the years of the programme.

July 26, 2016

A Palestinian boy sits amidst used clothes and items at the weekly flea market in the Nusseirat Refugee Camp, central Gaza Strip, on February 29. (AFP/File)
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Many of those firms cited political instability, corruption, unreliable electricity supply and inadequate access to finance as factors that were holding them back.

July 24, 2016

Dubai is seeing exponential growth in foreigners owning property in the emirate. (AFP/File)
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Saudis and Jordanians are the top Arab buyers in the Dubai property market.
The World Bank is offering a series of loans to Jordan. (AFP/File)
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The World Bank is offering Jordan $1.4B to address health, education, and employment needs of Syrian refugees.

July 22, 2016

Al-Rukban, a Syrian refugee camp near the Jordanian border. (AFP/File)
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MSF urged Jordan to open its northern border to allow Syrian refugees access to medical treatment.
Syrian refugees in al-Ruqban camp. (AFP/File)
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Conditions at the refugee camp on the Jordanian border have gotten so bad, some refugees are traveling back to Raqqa.

July 21, 2016

Prime Minister Hani Mulki attends the signing of a deal between Jordan and the EU on simplifying the rules of origin. (Photo courtesy of EU mission)
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The major provision that is expected to make a difference is that the Europeans have allowed made-in-Jordan products to include more than 70 per cent of production inputs from non-local materials.

July 20, 2016

M16 assault rifles similar to the ones confiscated in Palestine. (Shutterstock)
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The IDF confiscated pistols and M16s from Palestinians near the Jordanian border.
The Central Bank of Jordan said that banks can invest up to 10 percent of their capital. (File photo)
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The Jordan Investment Fund aims at investing in national development for-profit mega projects in strategic sectors like transportation, energy, water and infrastructure.

July 19, 2016

The incriminating picture that started the scandal. (Twitter)
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A Jordanian police officer is set to lose his job and spend the next two months in prison for a photo with Russian embassy employees.
Cartoon depicting people playing Pokémon Go in Amman, Jordan (Facebook/Osama Hajjaj)
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Al Rai News reports that Jordan’s state tourism company has spoken to Nintendo about promoting tourism in the kingdom.

July 18, 2016

Queen Rania of Jordan. (AFP/Eric Piermont)
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Jordan's Queen Rania intervened personally to have a child released from police custody.

July 17, 2016

Oman football team
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National football team coach Juan Ramon Lopez Caro confirmed on Saturday that Oman will be playing five international friendlies between August and November.
A spokesman from the Greater Amman Municipality’s (GAM) traffic department claims the Uber app affects the flow of work for other means of transport. (File photo)
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Officials in Jordan have warned that the popular car-service app is not licensed in the country and have moved to ban the app, issue fines and confiscate vehicles driven illegally.
The International Finance Corporation sees great opportunities for Jordan to ramp up private sector participation in its economy. (Shutterstock)
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The Jordan Country Partnership Framework (CPF) 2017-2022 takes aim at economic growth, job creation, social inclusion and the refugee influx.