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Emirates News Agency
Jordan to select four companies to build solar-run power plants
WAM AMMAN, April 24th 2014 -- The Jordanian government will choose four companies out of 45 qualified local and international firms to build 50-megawatt solar-run power plants as part of efforts to boost reliance on clean energy, the energy minister was quoted by local media on Thursday as saying.
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Jordan adds controversial articles to anti-terrorism law
Jordan's leadership has repeatedly expressed concern over the fact that the Kingdom may suffer from a Syrian civil war spillover effect, particularly in terms of more jihadists entering the Kingdom Agence France Presse reported Thursday that Jordan has added new controversial articles to its anti-terrorism law in its effort to stop local jihadists ... (more)
Wed Apr 23, 2014
Dean Cutler, New York Traveler, Discusses Celebrities and World Travel
For businessman Dean Cutler, New York is home, but he also loves international travel .
Cairo Amman Bank introduces PayPal services
Customers of can create their own PayPal account using the CAB's online banking platform in order to link their accounts.
Mon Apr 21, 2014
Saudi king's daughters say they're hostages
Four daughters of King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz have been confined to dingy rooms infested with rodents and bugs by the king for being too progressive in their advocacy of Saudi women's rights, according to the New York Post , which spoke with the king's eldest daughter Sahar Al Saud about their living conditions.
Wed Apr 16, 2014
First Presidential Global Fellowship recipients headed to programs across 5 countries
Unlike many Columbia students who may be interning in New York or working in their hometowns this summer, Mike Vorselen, GS '17, will be in the Serra do Mar State Park in Brazil's Atlantic Forest conducting environmental fieldwork and studying the rainforest ecosystem.
Tue Apr 15, 2014
Jordan's ambassador to Libya is kidnapped
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Mon Apr 14, 2014
Amer Group launches implementation phase of Porto Dead Sea
Under the patronage of H.E. Prime Minister Dr. Abdullah Nsour, Amer Group - one of Egypt's leading development companies within the tourism and entertainment sectors with a legacy spanning over 25 years - held on Monday 14 April, 2014, a cornerstone ceremony to mark the commencement of the implementation phase of the Porto Dead Sea project.
Sat Apr 12, 2014
Radio Netherlands Wereldomroep
Radio Netherlands Worldwide
Burundi's new media law continues to cause unrest among the international community.
Thu Apr 10, 2014
Looking for a prom gown? Jordan ministry opens its closet
Mary DeVaul got just such a call recently at Jordan's clothing ministry from someone looking for just such a special dress.
Wed Apr 09, 2014
WNYC-AM New York
Things That Are Too Big To Fail
The biggest election on earth is underway in India. We'll hear about the candidates and issues on the ballot.
France Contributes 500,000 To WFP's Food Assistance For Syrian Refugees In Jordan
The United Nations World Food Programme has received a fresh contribution of a 500,000 from the Government of France towards its emergency food assistance programmes supporting thousands of Syrian refugees who have fled to Jordan.
Tue Apr 08, 2014
After rejecting outsiders: Jordanian telecom company gets on board with 4G plans and place a bid
ICT Minister Azzam Sleit, who did not wish to name the company, said the door remains open for other operators to acquire such frequencies to introduce 4G services, which enable data transfer rates of up to 150 megabits per second.
Thu Apr 03, 2014
The United States Army
U.S., Jordanian military leaders deepen National Guard partnership
Senior United States and Jordanian military leaders sought to deepen the already robust National Guard State Partnership Program pairing of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan with Colorado during senior-level meetings and a dinner hosted by the Jordanian armed forces here, Wednesday and Thursday.
Tue Apr 01, 2014
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Commemorating the 1st year anniversary of the new Queen Alia International Airport terminal, Airport International Group , the Jordanian company responsible for the rehabilitation, expansion and operation of QAIA, held a special employee event at Amman Airport Hotel.
Fri Mar 28, 2014
LightBox Follow Friday: These Striking Photos Blend Far Flung Locations
A 16 year old Syrian refugee now living in a tent in the Al Zaatari refugee camp of the eastern Jordanian desert with a photo of Laura's eye over her, Dubai.
Thu Mar 27, 2014
Jordanians Split Over The War In Syria
JORDANIANS SPLIT OVER THE WAR IN SYRIA Open Democracy March 25 2014 Nikita Malik 25 March 2014 Syrian state media accuses Jordanians of being rebel allies but this is to oversimplify.
Wed Mar 26, 2014
Syrian conflict into its 4th year
This month, the fighting and unrest continue into a fourth year in Syria. Syrian rebels fought today with government troops near the coastal heartland of President Bashar al-Assad.
Bin Laden Son-in-Law Convicted at NYC Terror Trial
Osama bin Laden's son-in-law, the voice of fiery al-Qaida propaganda videotapes after the Sept.