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  1. Jordanian Kids Shout Loudest on Children Rights DayRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Al Bawaba

    Over 100 Jordanian children on Monday raised their voices and signed a global pledge calling on world leaders to commit to the rights of every child and demanding for "all children to remain in school, safe from harm and able to achieve their potential". The move came as part of the World Children's Day celebrations held by UNICEF and the National Council for Family Affairs , which gathered teachers and students aiming to raise awareness on the importance of ending violence against children in Jordan.

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  2. 'Its From Rags to Riches' for One Syrian Refugee in JordanRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 17 | Al Bawaba

    A Syrian refugee woman who found shelter in the Kingdom six years ago has become a successful and leading entrepreneur in her host community, defying the odds piling up against her. Two years after fleeing the civil war raging in her hometown of Damascus, Lara decided to partner with a Jordanian man to start her own business of homemade creations and help sustain her and her family's needs.

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  3. Markazia Toyota Holds 13th Toyota Dream Car Art ContestRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 12 | Al Bawaba

    From Thursday 15 November, 2018, until Thursday 31 January, 2019, Markazia Toyota will hold the 'Toyota Dream Car Art Contest', which invites children from all corners of the globe to share ideas about the future of mobility by drawing their dream cars. Every great idea is born in the glimmer of a dream, and Toyota hopes that this activity will help nurture the creativity of the next generation of great inventors, thinkers and dreamers.

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  4. In Jordan New Community-Based Approach to Mental Health is Being TriedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 12 | Al Bawaba

    A group of citizens is advocating for a community-based approach to raise awareness of mental health in the Jordanian society and replace the current "top down policymaking". During a recent event organised by Hybris Media, an independent media project founded by Cesilia Faustina in Jordan two years ago, locals and foreigners gathered to discuss ways to improve society's awareness of mental illness, and promote better acceptance of mental healthcare.

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  5. Jordan Rescuers Search for Missing 5-year-old in FlashfloodsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 12 | Al Bawaba

    A member of Jordanian rescue team searches for missing persons following flash floods in the city of Madaba near the capital Amman on November 10, 2018. A group of six men who were stranded in Maan Governorate's Jafer area following Friday's flashfloods were rescued and evacuated on Sunday morning , while search for a missing 5-year-old girl in Madaba Governorate's Waleh Valley continued for the third consecutive day, according to the Civil Defence Department .

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  6. Experts Warn Jordan Set to Witness Worst Climate Change EverRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 11 | Al Bawaba

    Jordanian rescue teams search for missing persons following flash floods in the city of Madaba near the capital Amman on November 10, 2018. () As Jordan was still licking its wounds after last month's Dead Sea tragedy, flashfloods struck again this weekend, claiming new lives in what experts on climate change described as "only the beginning" of severe manifestations of climate change impacts on Jordan and the region.

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  7. Death Toll Rises to 12 After Latest Jordan FloodsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 11 | Al Bawaba

    Members of Jordanian rescue team search for missing persons following flash floods in the city of Madaba near the capital Amman on November 10, 2018. KHALIL MAZRAAWI / AFP Twelve people were killed on Friday and Saturday and 29 were injured in flashfloods that swamped several parts of the country following heavy rain, while the search continued on Saturday for seven more missing people, among them a girl reported missing in Heidan Valley in Madaba Governorate.

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  8. First Jordan-Made Satellite Launched on 19 NovemberRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 11 | Al Bawaba

    The Crown Prince Foundation on Friday announced that the launch of Jordan's first satellite into space will take place on November 19, the Jordan News Agency, Petra, reported. Designed and installed by Jordanian youth, the CubeSat seeks to promote the Kingdom by broadcasting images of touristic and heritage sites, and communicate wirelessly with earth stations worldwide.

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  9. King Abdallah Meets Reps of Refugee Camps Reps in JordanRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 8 | Al Bawaba

    King Abdullah II of Jordan, seen here at the Word Economic Forum in Davos in January, ordered his government to freeze proposed price increase on July 1, 2018 following widespread protests. King Abdullah on Wednesday received dignitaries and representatives of Palestinian refugee camps in the Kingdom, as part of The King's continuous meetings with various segments of the Jordanian community.

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  10. Jordan's King Abdullah Discusses War on Terror at Hague's 'Aqaba Meetings'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 6 | Al Bawaba

    King Abdullah on Monday participated in the "Aqaba meetings" held in The Hague, the Netherlands, to follow up on the coordination of international efforts in the war on terror, according to a Royal Court statement. The meeting, which was hosted by the Netherlands in cooperation with Jordan, focused on international action to counter terrorism and extremism, especially in Europe.

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  11. Jordan Working on Release of Citizen Detained in Syria's Nasib CrossingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 6 | Al Bawaba

    The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates on Monday said it began working on the immediate release of Jordanian citizen Yaqoub Aqrabawi upon receiving the news of his arrest at the Nasib border crossing. In coordination with the Jordanian Embassy in Damascus, the Foreign Ministry "instantaneously" started the process to secure the release of Aqrabawi after it was contacted by the consular affairs department and notified of his arrest at the recently reopened crossing with Syria, according to a ministry statement.

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    Monday Nov 5 | Al Bawaba

    As part of its Corporate Social Responsibility program and under the environment pillar, Markazia - the sole distributor of Toyota, Lexus, BAIC and Hino trucks in Jordan -organized a forest cleanup activity for employees, emphasizing the key role of contributing towards environment conservation. The daylong event took place on 02 November, 2018, at Wasfi Al Tal Forest in Jerash.

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    Monday Nov 5 | Al Bawaba

    Under the patronage of the Canadian Embassy in Amman, and the Honorary President HE Mr. Peter MacDougall, Ambassador of Canada to Jordan, with a strategic partnership with Talal Abu-Ghazaleh Organization , Orange Jordan Company and the attending women from various sectors, the 'Women in History Jordan/Canada Forum' in its 3rd edition was launched. The Forum discussed different topics including the Economic and Political Aspirations of Women in Jordan and Canada, as well as their Prospects in the Film Industry, Media, and Social Networks.

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  14. Jordan Receives Israeli Request to Extend Lease on Baqoura and Ghumar AreasRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 5 | Al Bawaba

    Minister of State for Media Affairs and Government Spokesperson Jumana Ghunaimat on Sunday said that Jordan had received an official request from Israel to start deliberations on the Baqoura and Ghumar areas. His Majesty King Abdullah had announced last month the Kingdom's decision to terminate the annexes on the Baqoura and Ghumar areas in the Peace Treaty with Israel by the end of their legal term in October next year, the Jordan News Agency, Petra, reported.

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  15. "We Won't Give Up on Jordan...' Says UN Humanitarian CoordinatorRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 4 | Al Bawaba

    "As a consequence of the regional turmoil, Jordan is currently facing very difficult challenges that require a collective response from all partners," U.N. Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator in Jordan Anders Pedersen said on Saturday, stressing that the U.N. "will continue to pursue the Sustainable Development Goals [SDGs] and the principle of leaving no one behind to always reach the most vulnerable first".

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  16. Markazia Lexus Launches Exclusive Campaign for Seven-Seater RX450hLRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 28 | Al Bawaba

    Markazia Lexus is launching a new three-week campaign, offering the 2018 Lexus RX450hL at a competitive price. Over the course of the campaign, the vehicle will be available at JOD 63,000 with a 40% down payment and two years in-house financing - under terms and conditions - positioning it as the best in its class in terms of value.

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  17. Looney Balloony Fest Raises Awareness Against Family Violence in JordanRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 23 | Al Bawaba

    The National Council for Family Affairs and UNICEF have concluded the "Adventures of Looney Balloony" festival which aimed at raising awareness on violence against children by promoting positive parenting methods, a joint statement said. Having begun in September in Amman, the festival traveled to the northern, central and southern parts of the Kingdom though October, drawing over 40,000 visitors.

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  18. Israel Upset at Jordan Stand to Cancel Annexes in 1994 Peace TreatyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 22 | Al Bawaba

    Senior Jordanian officials in Amman told the daily Al-Hayat on Monday that the kingdom could have shown greater flexibility in dealing with Israel, but chose not to. The statement came after Jordan announced its decision to cancel the annexes to the peace treaty between the two countries, which deal with the lease of the Island of Peace in Naharayim and the Tzofar enclave in the Arava by Israel.

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  19. Jordan King Tweets of Ending Baqoura, Ghumar Annexes of 1994 'Peace Treaty' With IsraelRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 21 | Al Bawaba

    Jordan will terminate the annexes of Baquoura and Ghumar in the Jordanian-peace treaty, according to a tweet by His Majesty King Abdullah. "Our decision is to terminate the Baquoura and Ghamar annexes from the peace treaty out of our keenness to take all decisions that would serve Jordan and Jordanians," said the King in his tweet.

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  20. Jordan Cabinet Stays Silent on Baqoura 'Leased' to Israel Amidst Public OutcryRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 21 | Al Bawaba

    The controversial issue of the Baqoura and Ghumar lands has been the focus of public opinion and protests for the past couple of months, with the government remaining silent on the issue despite parliament and the public's persistent demands for "a clear, official statement on the issue". Under the 1994 Wadi Araba Peace Treaty with Israel, Jordan has to decide whether or not to renew an agreement that placed thousands of dunums in Baqoura, in the north-western corner of the Kingdom, and Ghumar, south of the Dead Sea, at the disposal of Israeli farmers.

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