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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.

July 14, 2016

Syrian refugees stranded at the Hadalat border crossing, closed by Jordan after a recent attack on border guards. (AFP/File)
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Jordan allowed Syrian refugees wounded by a recent airstrike on a camp into the country for medical aid.
Amman, Jordan is home to My Kali, an LGBT magazine in English and Arabic (AFP/File)
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Last month’s edition of My Kali magazine was in both English and Arabic.
Amman's Arab Film Festival will take place between 17 and 25 July. (
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Amman's Arab Film Festival will take place between 17 and 25 July.
The reservoir of King Talal Dam is the largest reservoir in Jordan, storing freshwater and treated wastewater for irrigation in the Jordan Valley. (Wikipedia)
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The UN-funded project tackles the efficient use of treated wastewater for irrigation by preserving harvested rainwater in sand dams.

July 13, 2016

A car bomb outside a Syrian refugee camp in Jordan killed six soldiers on June 21, 2016 in a remote desert area where hundreds have been held for screening for suspected links to Daesh. (AFP/Khalil Mazraawi)
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Jordan declared the border area a closed military zone after an attack left seven troops dead.
Daraa, near the Jordan-Syria border, has faced an increase in shelling and mortar strikes in recent weeks. (AFP/File)
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Southern Syria, near the border with Jordan, has seen an increase in airstrikes in the last few weeks.

July 12, 2016

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Bahrain, ranked 117th in the world, are set to open its Davis Cup campaign today at 9.30am against Mongolia in Asia/Oceania Group IV on the clay courts at Al-Hussein Sport City in Jordanian capital Amman.

July 11, 2016

The agreement includes the creation of playgrounds, purchasing equipment and furniture, building the capacities of teachers and paying their salaries.  (UNICEF)
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The UNICEF grant will go towards providing education to children affected by the Syrian crisis.