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Police on Thursday raided four homes in Amman, arresting 18 Jordanians on charges of illegal narcotics and car thefts. (AFP/File)
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Police on Thursday raided four homes in Amman, arresting 18 Jordanians on charges of illegal narcotics and car thefts.

March 26, 2015

Russian President Vladimir Putin welcomes King Abdullah of Jordan during their meeting at the Kremlin in Moscow, on Oct. 2, 2014. On Thursday Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev approved a draft agreement for the construction of Jordan's first nuclear power plant. (AFP/Sergei Linitsky)
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The countries committed to building Jordan's first nuclear power plant, helping demands for electricity as Jordan's population soars.
Jordan's Foreign Minister Nasser Judeh and Lebanese Minister of Foreign Affairs and Emigrants Gebran Bassil attend a press conference during a meeting on Syrian refugees at the Foreign Ministry in Berlin on Oct. 28, 2014. (AFP/File)
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Foreign Affairs Minister Nasser Judeh said Thursday Jordan's participation came as a response to a call made by the legitimate president.

March 25, 2015

Last month the Lebanese Army received a shipment of 30 tanks and 12 howitzers from Jordan.
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Negotiations for an arms deal between Lebanon and Russia has been disrupted due to the EU sanctions on Moscow over the Ukraine crisis, local daily As-Safir said Tuesday.
Jordan said Tuesday it has signed a framework agreement with Russia for the construction of the first nuclear power plant in the kingdom at a cost of $10 billion (9.2 billion euros).
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Due to be completed in 2023, the project will be 49 percent financed by Moscow.
The Bosra Roman Amphitheater was named a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. (Photo: Wikimedia Commons)
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Syrian rebels have allegedly taken control of the historical town of Bosra Al-Sham near to the Jordanian border.

March 24, 2015

March 23, 2015

Fighters of the Syrian Kurdish People's Protection Units (YPG) hold a position during fighting. (AFP/File)
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Jordan will be helping to train Syrian rebels as part of a US program to fight Daesh.

March 22, 2015

Russia will provide enriched nuclear fuel for the reactors for the first 10 years after which Jordan has the option of whether to buy nuclear fuel from Russia or any other market.
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Jordan and Russia will sign an intergovernmental agreement before the end of this month in which the two sides stress commitment to supporting the country's first nuclear power plant.
Because Jordan’s public debt remains very high, there is a need to steadfastly adhere to the planned public sector adjustment.
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The completion of this review would allow for the disbursement of about $200 million/

March 19, 2015

It all started when the four women separately submitted applications to the US embassy in Amman for a women empowerment programme called “Women’s role in leadership”,
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Dubbed “Shecab”, the project entails providing taxis for women only and for their families in the Kingdom/
Yousra and Queen Rania at Zaha Center in Jordan. (Image: Facebook)
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What an epic duo these two strong and sassy yet classy ladies make. Egyptian actress Yousra and Queen Rania of Jordan celebrate mothers.
Lower fuel prices that slightly eased RJ's finances in 2014 were insufficient to offset the negative trends and a 3 per cent drop in passenger numbers
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Royal Jordanian (RJ), the national airline of Jordan, has reported a deeper yearly net loss of JD39.6 million ($55.9 million), hit by regional instability.

March 18, 2015

The newly registered Muslim Brotherhood officially split from its parent branch in Egypt earlier this week. (AFP/Khalil Mazraawi)
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The newly registered Muslim Brotherhood said it will have elections to replace the incumbent interim leaders.

March 17, 2015

The situation Jordan is facing as a host is unprecedented, according to Ensour.
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The Kingdom this year launched Jordan Response Plan (JRP) that worth $2.9 billion to provide services to Syrian refugees in the country and host communities.
Matt Damon in Wadi Rum filming "The Martian". (Image: Twitter)
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Hollywood stars and Palestinian actors alike are leaving Jordan as both films call it a wrap on location in Jordan.
Damon said that he is totally impressed with THEEB. (Image: Wikipedia)
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Matt Damon is seriously impressed with the Jordanian Bedouin film THEEB.

March 16, 2015

They will work with NASA experts and the King Abdullah II Design and Development Bureau to create the CubeSat, which will be the first to be developed by Jordan.
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A group of Jordanian university students will develop a CubeSat by this summer that will be flown on rockets planned for upcoming launches by NASA into the space.

March 15, 2015

Apart from the airport issue, Israel can build the fence “as long as the barrier will not be built on the West Bank lands that Jordan considers Palestinian territories”.
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The 'fence' is meant to protect the Timna airport, some 20km north of Eilat. Amman has previously described the airport as a threat to the Kingdom’s airspace.
Matt Damon takes a walk at #Petra on a day off during the shoot of "The Martian." (Image: Twitter)
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Hollywood's Matt Damon is in Jordan, where he's filming Ridley Scott's science fiction film "The Martian."

March 14, 2015

A barrier guards Israel's border with Egypt. (AFP/File)
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Israeli security officials want to build a fence along the Jordanian border. Jordan is currently the only country bordering Israel without a barrier.