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  1. Jordan King Calls for New Elections, Parties Laws to Achieve Reform EndgameRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Al Bawaba

    King Abdullah on Wednesday called for updating both the elections and political parties laws to achieve the endgame in the reform process. During a meeting with the president and council members of the Jordan Press Association , the king also urged more efforts to empower youth to play a larger role in development.

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  2. French Agency Support Jordanians Who Drop Out of SchoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 10 | Al Bawaba

    Since he dropped out of school a few years ago, Osama said he still regrets every single day out of the educational system. "I wish I didn't ever leave.

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  3. Premier Omar Razzaz Promises Transparency, Fight Corruption in JordanRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 10 | Al Bawaba

    No corruption case will be closed before concluding all legal procedures, including cases related to the Jordan Phosphate Mining Company and suspect Walid Kurdi, Prime Minister Omar Razzaz said on Sunday. In a lecture he delivered at the University of Jordan's Centre of Strategic Studies, Razzaz referred to correspondence with relevant institutions in the UK to bring back Kurdi, the Jordan News Agency, Petra, reported.

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    Sunday Sep 9 | Al Bawaba

    Stemming from its belief that transportation transcends cars to encompass the overcoming of challenges and achieving goals, Markazia Toyota sponsored the journey of young Jordanian mountaineer, Ahmad Bani Hani, to the peak of Denali mountain in Alaska - the highest summit in North America. Through the sponsorship, Markazia Toyota aims to enable Bani Hani to realize his ambition to climb the highest Seven Summits in the world - a challenge for mountaineers around the globe given their altitude of 8,000 meters each .

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  5. UNICEF Program Means 4000 Out-of-School Syrians, Locals Return to Desks in JordanRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 6 | Al Bawaba

    Over 4,000 out-of-school Syrian and Jordanian children returned to the formal education system over the past scholastic year through UNICEF'S Hajati programme , according to a report recently issued by the U.N. agency. Established in September of last year, the Hajati programme integrated UNICEF's previous child cash grant programme within a larger package of social protection services with the aim of assisting more than 55,000 refugee and vulnerable children across 205 Double Shift Schools , providing their households with a monthly cash transfer of JD20 per child towards educational purposes.

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  6. New Economic, Trade Relations Between Jordan and SyriaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 6 | Al Bawaba

    The Jordanian private sector's eagerness to cooperate with their Syrian counterpart to capitalise on the opportunities opened for the two sides. Representatives of the Jordanian and Syrian private sectors on Wednesday agreed to establish new economic and trade relations "based on partnership and mutual interests between the two sisterly countries", the Jordan News Agency, Petra, reported.

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  7. Jordan King Meets UNHCR Chief as Global Support for Refugees FadesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 28 | Al Bawaba

    King Abdullah on Monday met with UN High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi over means of cooperation between the Kingdom and the agency in providing services to refugees and meeting their needs. The meeting, held at Al Husseiniya Palace, focused on the "immense burdens caused by the Syrian refugee influx on the Jordanian economy and the increasing pressures on service sectors, mainly the health, education and infrastructure", according to a Royal Court statement.

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  8. Syrian Youth to Train at Black Pearls Football Academy in RioRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 20, 2018 | Al Bawaba

    Brazilian Ambassador to Jordan Francisco Carlos Soares Luz pose for a group photo with young Syrian refugees at the embassy on Sunday Five young Syrian refugees have been given the chance to pursue the world's most sought-after career - football - in Brazil as part of the Black Pearls Football Academy programme. The one-year football training programme was developed through the joint efforts of the Brazilian embassy in Amman, UNHCR, Prince Ali Foundation Asian Football Development Project and the Brazilian NGO Viva Rio.

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  9. Galaxy Note 9 Available for Pre Order NowRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 19, 2018 | Al Bawaba

    Samsung's Latest GALAXY Note Edition Brings New Level of Performance and Technologies to Keep Up with You All Day. Samsung Electronics announced recently during the Unpacked event that took place in New York, the latest edition of the Note series, the GALAXY Note9 that offers high levels of performance and innovation, affirming Samsung's leading position in the global smartphones market.

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  10. King Abdullah Says Jordan Will Strike Hard on the Outlaws of IslamRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 13, 2018 | Al Bawaba

    King Abdullah on Sunday stressed that all who dare to target Jordan's security and the safety of its citizens will be held to account, underlining that Jordan will fight the khawarij with resolve and will strike firmly. King Abdullah made the remarks while chairing a National Policies Council meeting, attended by HRH Crown Prince Hussein, at Al Husseiniya Palace, which focused on the developments related to the terror attack against a joint patrol from the Public Security Department and the Gendarmerie Department in Fuheis city on Friday and a raid on the hideout of the terrorist cell behind it in Salt city, in which a number of security personnel fell martyrs, according to a Royal Court statement.

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  11. Arab States Condemn Terror Attack in JordanRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 12, 2018 | Al Bawaba

    The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia expressed its strong condemnation and denunciation of the attack on a joint patrol of the Gendarmerie and Public Security Department forces in Fuheis city, which resulted in the death of Sergeant An official source at the Saudi foreign ministry stressed Saudi Arabia's "solidarity with Jordan and supporting it against terrorism and extremism", offering condolences and sympathies to the family of the fallen officer as well as to the Jordanian government and people, wishing the wounded a speedy recovery.

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  12. Kushner Pressures Jordan to Remove Refugee Status of Millions of Palestinians in KingdomRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 5, 2018 | Al Bawaba

    Jared Kushner, U.S. President Donald Trump's senior adviser and son-in-law, has reportedly pressured Jordan to remove the refugee status of millions of Palestinians in a bid to disrupt the U.N. relief agency's work. The American magazine Foreign Policy obtained emails written by Kushner to senior U.S. officials, in which he blasted the U.N. Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees .

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  13. More Than 100,000 Jordanians Compete for 10,000 Jobs in QatarRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 5, 2018 | Al Bawaba

    The Labour Ministry said Wednesday that around 180,000 Jordanians visited the website in the first 30 minutes after it was launched. A total of 118,000 Jordanians have applied for jobs in Qatar through the Jordanian-Qatari job website: www.jqpee.jo by Saturday morning, the Jordan News Agency, Petra, reported.

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  14. Jordan is Not Ready to Open Jaber Border With SyriaRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 2, 2018 | Al Bawaba

    Jordan has not yet decided to reopen the Jaber border crossing with Syria, as an official in Damascus said his country was ready whenever the Jordanian side is. An official source told The Jordan Times on Wednesday that no decision has been taken in that regard and when it is made when the situation is ripe, "it has to be in line with the national interest of the Kingdom".

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  15. Jordan Engineers Can Play Great Role in Anbar Rebuilt Says Iraq's Envoy in AmmanRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 1, 2018 | Al Bawaba

    Jordanian engineers will have a major role in the reconstruction of neighbouring Iraq, the Iraqi Ambassador in Amman Safia Al Suhail said on Tuesday. During a meeting with the President of the Jordanian Engineers Association Ahmad Z'ubi, the ambassador praised the JEA, describing it as "one of the leading associations in the Arab world".

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  16. Jordan Foreign Minister Stresses Kingdom as Partner Targeting TerroristsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 26, 2018 | Al Bawaba

    Foreign Minister Ayman Safadi and U.S. special presidential envoy for the global coalition against the ISIS terror group Brett McGurk on Wednesday reviewed the latest developments in the global war against terrorism and the coalitions' victories against terror groups. Safadi stressed that the Kingdom would continue its role as an effective partner in international efforts targeting terrorists and their dark ideologies, according to a ministry statement.

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  17. Parents Delighted as 11 Wheelchair Accessible Swings Installed in JordanRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 24, 2018 | Al Bawaba

    Parents beamed on Tuesday, as their special needs children had the chance to experience Jordan's first wheelchair accessible swing, the first of 11 to be installed around the Kingdom. Luma Jamjoum, founder of local non-profit organisation Bahja, came up with the idea after reading a Facebook post about a similar installation in a park in Lebanon.

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  18. Amman International Shopping Festival to Begin on ThursdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 23, 2018 | Al Bawaba

    The festival gives Jordan's guests, expats, and residents a chance to become acquainted with the development of local products and their high competitiveness. The Amman International Summer Festival for Shopping 2018, scheduled to begin next Thursday, will witness the participation of 60 local, Arab, and foreign companies, according to organisers.

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  19. How Will Jordan Primer Al Razzaz Handle Latest Tobacco Corruption Scandal?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 23, 2018 | Al Bawaba

    Jordanians have been overwhelmed with updates on the latest corruption scandal revealed in the last couple of days, in which several tycoons are accused of involvement in the illegal production and smuggling of tobacco. The case was first revealed on Thursday, as two MPs questioned Prime Minister Omar Razzaz on companies smuggling equipments to produce and sell tobacco on the local market with fake branding.

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  20. Travel Ban on 7 Suspects Involved in Forged Tobacco Case in JordanRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 23, 2018 | Al Bawaba

    The escape of a person who is an alleged owner of a company that illegally produced and smuggled tobacco grabbed a vast attention of Jordanian media on Saturday, as the government said no charges have been pressed yet. Citizens taking to social media, as well as MPs asked for businessman Awni Mutee to be brought back from Lebanon, and grilled the government over the way and timing of his "escape" from the Kingdom just one day before a raid at the said factory.

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