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AMMAN The UN World Food Programme Ambassador Against Hunger Amal Dabbas spent a day shopping and cooking with a Syrian family in Amman to increase awareness on the importance of WFPs food assistance in ensuring Syrian refugees have access to the food and nutrition they need.
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"You know full well I am not guilty and that this accusation is false," Qatada, in prison overalls, told the judge of the state security court in the Jordanian capital, Amman.
Washington: In a rare display of regional cooperation, representatives of Israel, Jordan and the Palestinian Authority signed an agreement on Monday to build a Red Sea-Dead Sea water project that is meant to benefit all three parties.
Despite its relatively well-developed healthcare system, the country is focused on the use of generic medicines, many of which are produced locally.
A BRITISH military helicopter was forced to make an emergency landing in the Israeli-occupied West Bank yesterday following a "technical malfunction", it was confirmed last night.
A British military helicopter made an emergency landing on Sunday in the West Bank because of a "technical malfunction", an Israeli military spokeswoman said.
A British military helicopter which made a forced landing north of Jericho on Sunday had been en route from Amman, Jordan, to Cyprus, according to Israeli military sources, cited by Agence France Presse .
When my plane touched down in Jordan , I was a little apprehensive. It was a country I knew little about, but its location in the Middle East , bordered by Iraq , Syria and Israel , made me slightly anxious.
Flights to Amman from Heathrow start at a 270 one-way with Royal Jordanian . Fly to Heathrow with Aer Lingus .
The Royal Islamic Strategic Studies Centre in Amman, Jordan, has released its fifth edition of "The Muslim 500: The world's most influential Muslims," and as usual, the list makes for some fascinating browsing.
The 193-member U.N. General Assembly elected Jordan to the U.N. Security Council on Friday to replace Saudi Arabia, which rejected its two-year term in protest at the council's failure to end the war in Syria and act on other Middle East issues.
Dec. 06--AMMAN -- Jordanian short film "Ismail" is scheduled to be screened in Istanbul later this month in and London in early 2014, riding on its recent success in Rotterdam's Arab Camera Film Festival.