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3 hrs ago | International Monetary Fund

Transcript of a Press Briefing by Gerry Rice, Director,...

MR. RICE: Good morning and welcome to this press briefing on behalf of the IMF. I'm Gerry Rice, Director of Communications here at the Fund.

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7 hrs ago | 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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9 hrs ago | Ma'an News Agency

Protesters clash with police in southern Jordan city

Clashes broke out on Wednesday evening between police and protesters in the city of Maan in southern Jordan, Jordanian news agencies reported.

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10 hrs ago | Indybay.org

Israel Wants Temple Mount Control

Israel Wants Temple Mount Control by Stephen Lendman The Dome of the Rock on the Temple Mount and Al-Aqsa Mosque rank third in Islamic importance.

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19 hrs ago | The Daily Star

Jordan amends anti-terror law to face Syria fallout

This aerial photo shows a truck after a Jordanian air strike on a convoy at the border between Jordan and Syria on Wednesday, April 16, 2014.

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22 hrs ago | Crofs Blogs

ECDC: Epidemiological update on first imported Greek MERS case

On 18 April 2014, the Hellenic Centre for Disease Control and Prevention announced a laboratory confirmed case of MERS-CoV infection in a 69 year old male patient.

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Wed Apr 23, 2014

Hispanic Business

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.

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Al Bawaba

Aqaba Container Terminal Contributes to Elevating Standards of Pre-School Education

The evening was aimed at creating opportunities for attendees to donate money towards the noble cause of funding kindergartens and pre-school facilities for kids within less fortunate communities in Aqaba Aqaba Container Terminal , the world's gateway to Jordan and beyond, recently held a charity dinner in collaboration with the Aqaba ... (more)

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Jerusalem Post

Muslim Brotherhood movement struggles continue as Jordanian branch fractures

The Jordanian branch of the Muslim Brotherhood finds itself with internal divisions after it expelled three senior members for trying to initiate reforms.

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Emirates News Agency

Jordanian Prime Minister begins official visit to Ramallah for talks with Palestinian President

WAM AMMAN, 23rd April, 2014 -- Dr. Abdullah Ensour, the Jordanian Prime Minister, today began an official visit to Ramallah at the head of a large ministerial delegation, during which he will meet with the Palestinian President, Mahmud Abbas, and Palestinian Prime Minister, Rami Hamdallah.

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The Times of Israel

Unaccompanied Israeli tourists banned from Jordan

Jordan is denying entry visas to Jewish Israeli tourists traveling alone who have not organized a Jordanian guide in advance of their trip, The Times of Israel has learned.

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Tue Apr 22, 2014

Al Bawaba

Jordan revises 'Golden List Program'

In order to incentivise more Jordanian companies to join the programme, Jordan Customs is introducing new mechanisms that include revised and less stringent requirements and more benefits.

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MediaPost

Location Targeting Improves; Next...

As the ability to more precisely track mobile shoppers in stores improves, it begs the question of what retailers will do with all that location knowledge.

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Mon Apr 21, 2014

Reuters

Arab banks see Middle East opportunities as some global banks scale back

Big Arab banks with money to spend are expanding across the Middle East in markets such as Egypt and Iraq, as they take advantage of a retreat from some areas by major international rivals, senior Arab bankers say.

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Jerusalem Post

Jordan summons Israeli envoy in Amman over Temple Mount 'violations'

Jordanian Foreign Ministry appeals to ambassador Daniel Nevo to convey Amman's "protest and rejection" of Israeli treatment of Muslim worshipers at al-Aqsa Mosque following rioting at Temple Mount on Sunday.

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PR-inside.com

Jordan to participate in Total Alreyada young leaders summit

The innovative and thought-provoking educational platform will be officially opened on April 17 by His Excellency Dr Hamad Bin Abdulaziz Al-Kuwari, Qatar's Minister of Culture, A Jordan to participate in Total Alreyada young leaders summit rts and Heritage.

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Sun Apr 20, 2014

Al Bawaba

Jordan cracks down on Islamists, 'Syrian jihadists'

Four citizens residing in the Jordanian city of Irbid were arrested late last week for allegedly attempting to facilitate the entry of "would-be Islamist fighters" into Syria , according to Islamist and official sources.

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Sat Apr 19, 2014

Emirates News Agency

RCA distributes aid to 400 displaced Syrian families north of Jordan

WAM AMMAN, 19th April, 2014 -- The UAE Red Crescent Authority's relief team in coordination with the concerned Jordanian authorities of the displaced Syrian affairs, has distributed a huge amount of dates and relief items among more than 400 displaced Syrian families in Mafraq City near the Syrian-Jordanian borders.

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TrekEarth

Mid morning on the way to Petra

Petra is a historical and archaeological city in the southern Jordanian governorate of Ma'an that is famous for its rock-cut architecture and water conduit system.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

The Jewish Journal

Gap in peace talks wide, Palestinian official says

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, left, with Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas at the Palestinian Ambassador's Residence in Amman, Jordan, on March 26. Photo by Jacquelyn Martin/Reuters The meeting held Thursday in Jerusalem sought a framework that would allow talks to continue for another nine months.

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