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Queen Rania stressed that patience is essential in every field except in education, due to the fast pace of advancements with which Jordan must keep up. (Instagram/Queen Rania Al Abdullah)
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Queen Rania has called for essential educational reforms including improving vocational programs and revamping school curricula to meet present-day needs and standards.

August 28, 2016

Jordanian Dinar. (AFP/File)
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In two years, Jordan is set to review its bilateral trade agreements in the wake of UK leaving the European Union.
Leo Messi (Left) signs a Syrian fan's T-shirt. (Twitter)
11:59 GMT
The Argentinian footballer signed a Syrian fan’s shirt and some say he may have inadvertently showed his support for the Assad regime in doing so.
Photo: Jordan News Agency (Petra)
11:10 GMT
Prime Minister Hani Mulqi Saturday paid an inspection tour of the sports facilities at the Al Hussein Youth City, which will host the opening ceremony of the upcoming 2016 FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup Jordan 2016.

August 26, 2016

Photo: fifa.com
23:03 GMT
Fleeing the horrors of the war in Syria, they were welcomed by Jordan and lived in purpose-built camps in the Al Mafraq region...

August 24, 2016

The players thanked the Queen for her role in promoting equality and sports in Jordan
17:22 GMT
Her Majesty Queen Rania met with female football players in the U-17 national football team, while training at the Amman International Stadium on Tuesday.
A boy wearing a cap reading in Arabic: '"We are all resistant" takes part in a demonstration by Jordan's Muslim Brotherhood (AFP/File)
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The camp was allegedly found in one of the provinces on the outskirts of Amman but the Muslim Brotherhood has denied the allegations.
Jordan's parliament (AFP/Khalil Mezraawi)
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Mohammad Mansour's Facebook drawings proved to be popular.

August 23, 2016

The celebration began with the Jordanian and Canadian national anthems, followed by a speech of the JCS president Ziad Malawi Freihat
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Jordanian community in Canada celebrated champion Ahmed Abu Ghaush, who won the gold medal in Taekwondo at the 2016 Olympic Games held in Rio Brazil.
A Jordanian woman casts her ballot during previous elections. (AFP/File)
13:30 GMT
High numbers of female candidates participating in the election can be found throughout the Kingdom.
The Education Ministry plans to introduce double shifts at 102 schools where Syrian students are enrolled, bringing the total number of schools working on two shifts to 200. (File photo)
12:30 GMT
Grants for the education sector from the UK's DFID, USAID, and the Norwegian and Swiss governments followed their commitments at the London donor conference.

August 21, 2016

Jordan's Ahmad Abughaush poses with his gold medal on the podium after the men's taekwondo event in the -68kg category as part of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, on August 18, 2016, at the Carioca Arena 3, in Rio de Janeiro.
Kirill KUDRYAVTSEV / AFP
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Jordanians from across the board have expressed their joy for the first official Olympic medal, a win that further “united” the people in the love of the country.
Iraqi army forces on patrol. (AFP/File)
10:30 GMT
Five suicide bombers struck a group of military vehicles in northern Iraq on Sunday.
Thirty per cent of the $10 billion project will be financed equally by Jordan and Russia. (File photo)
10:00 GMT
Jordan is currently in talks with German, Czech, Chinese and Japanese companies among others to supply turbines and electrical systems for the power plant and things are going well.

August 19, 2016

Jordan's Ahmad Abughaush celebrates after winning against Russia's Alexey Denisenko in the men's taekwondo gold medal bout in the -68kg category as part of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, on August 18, 2016, at the Carioca Arena 3, in Rio de Janeiro.
Kirill KUDRYAVTSEV / AFP
03:03 GMT
Jordan player Ahmad Abu Ghaush won gold in the Taekwondo -68kg event on Friday, the first Olympic medal for Jordan.

August 18, 2016

Candidates started registration to run in the September 20 polls on Tuesday, and the Independent Election Commission will be receiving applications until Thursday. (AFP/File)
13:50 GMT
Candidates are using Twitter, Facebook, YouTube to reach out to voters in a more cost-effective manner.
Jordanian Islamic Action Front supporters shouts anti-Government slogans, in Amman, on 18 November 2011, as hundreds of Jordanian protesters mached following Friday noon prayer.
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Some members of the Circassian and Chechen community will also stand as nominees for the Islamist party.
A boy in tradition Jewish dress gets ready for prayer (Pixabay)
09:52 GMT
A video shows a Jewish man openly prayer in the middle of the airport in Jordan. So what happened next?
Syrian refugee children in Al-Ramtha, Jordan. (Wikipedia)
06:00 GMT
Jordan reminds the international community that it has only received $55M (JD39M) out of one billion pledged by donors, and that its efforts to educate Syrian children are 'unrivalled'.
Anastasia has 9 years of experience in the marketing field. (Bayt)
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Jordan-based Anastasia Ivanovskaya climbed her way up from telemarketing to establish her internet marketing agency, Katra Marketing.

August 17, 2016

A meeting in the Jordanian parliament (AFP/File)
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Al Anbat News is calling the removal of former Palestinian National Authority prime minister Ahmed Qurei from the list “political.”
Who is the celebrity in question? (www.cbc.ca)
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Who's the artist in question?
The concert was set to take place on 18 August. (Facebook)
08:16 GMT
The concert was set to take place on 18 August.
Jordan's Hussein Iashaish fights France's Tony Victor James Yoka during the Men's Super Heavy (+91kg) Quarterfinal 1 match at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Riocentro - Pavilion 6 in Rio de Janeiro on August 16, 2016. Yuri CORTEZ / AFP
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Jordan boxer Hussein Ishaiash on Tuesday missed out on an historic semifinal spot at the Olympic Games after losing to French World Champion Tony Yoka, in Rio de Janeiro.
On September 25, the Emirates A380 service will operate EK901 and EK902, departing Dubai at 07:25hrs and arriving in Amman at 09:30hrs. (File photo)
05:00 GMT
The airline's flagship double-decker aircraft will make history with its first-ever scheduled A380 service to Queen Alia International Airport in Amman.

August 16, 2016

Jordan's Hussein Iashaish fights France's Tony Victor James Yoka during the Men's Super Heavy (+91kg) Quarterfinal 1 match at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Riocentro - Pavilion 6 in Rio de Janeiro on August 16, 2016.
Yuri CORTEZ / AFP
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Jordan's Hussein Iashaish fights France's Tony Victor James Yoka during the Men's Super Heavy (+91kg) Quarterfinal 1 match at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Riocentro - Pavilion 6 in Rio de Janeiro on August 16, 2016. Yuri CORTEZ / AFP
Zade is known for his work to help young musicians promote peace and cultural understanding. (Facebook)
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Zade Dirani is known for his work to help young musicians promote peace and cultural understanding.
Iraqi government forces wave their national flags on March 10, 2016, after retaking the town of Zankura, northwest of Ramadi, from Daesh in Anbar province. (AFP/Moad Al-Dulaimi)
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A number of the fighters were themselves killed in ensuing clashes, while others fled to the desert after fighting intensified.