Amman

Type: City
Name: Amman
Country: Jordan
Latitude: 31.950001
Longitude: 35.93
population: 1,218,130
First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 2 reports

Record 4.1 million in Syria got food aid in August, U.N. says

REUTERS/Muhammad HamedNewly-arrived Syrian refugees carry their belongings as they walk at Azraq refugee camp near Al Azraq area, east of Amman, August 19, 2014. REUTERS/Muhammad HamedGENEVA (Reuters) – A record 4.1 million people in Syria received food ... [Published Bayou Buzz - 14 hours ago]
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 2 reports

• 409 Syrian refugees cross into Jordan

Amman, Sept 2 (Petra) –– Some 409 Syrian refugees have crossed the border into Jordan over the past 48 hours, a source at the General Command Headquarters of the Armed Forces said on Tuesday.The source added that border guards received the new group of ... [Published Jordan News Agency - 11 hours ago]
First reported 8 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 1 reports

Royal Jordanian W14 Planned Boeing 787 Operations as of 01SEP14

Royal Jordanian has updated planned Winter 2014/15 operational schedule effective 26OCT14, which sees Boeing 787 aircraft begins operation to North America starting late-Nov 2014. Planned Boeing 787 operations as follow.eff 29OCT14 Amman – Dubai 7 we ... [Published Routes Online - 8 hours ago]
First reported 8 hours ago - Updated 8 hours ago - 2 reports

Expatriatism

by As a child and teenager, I attended one of those New York City magnet schools that you read about from time to time, such as when an alum tentatively proposes to shut them all down. Accordingly, I share an alma mater with some notable individuals. ... [Published Atlantic Monthly - 8 hours ago]
First reported Sep 01 2014 - Updated 13 hours ago - 3 reports

World should address root cause of refugee crises in region — Red Cross

AMMAN — Jordan’s generosity in hosting a great number of refugees has to be a wake-up call for the international community to get to the root of the problem and prevent mass exoduses in the region, according to International Committee of The Red Cross ... [Published Jordan Times - 23 hours ago]
First reported Sep 01 2014 - Updated 23 hours ago - 2 reports

Independent engineering services at the Queen Alia International Airport (QAIA) in Amman

Contract Awarded for The company will continue to offer independent engineering services to the rehabilitation and expansion program as part of this scheme.... ... [Published Crawford Financial Planning - 23 hours ago]
Entities: Amman, Rehabilitation
First reported Sep 01 2014 - Updated Sep 02 2014 - 3 reports

King to attend UK-hosted NATO summit

by JT | Sep 01, 2014 | 22:41AMMAN — His Majesty King Abdullah will participate in the NATO summit, hosted by the UK on September 4-5.The summit represents a chance for presidents of NATO member states to meet and consult ... [Published Jordan Times - Sep 02 2014]
First reported Sep 02 2014 - Updated Sep 02 2014 - 1 reports

Amman sees highest electricity surge this summer

AMMAN — The highest electricity load of 2,845 megawatts was recorded on Sunday, FarouqHiyari, chief commissioner of the Energy and Mineral Resources Regulatory Commission, said on Monday.During a field visit to the monitoring and control centre at the ... [Published Jordan Times - Sep 02 2014]
First reported Sep 01 2014 - Updated Sep 01 2014 - 1 reports

A good story

It has been ages since downtown Amman area looked so tidy and pedestrian friendly. It seems that the heart of the city, where history, archaeology, business, traffic, tradition and people interact daily, underwent a major facelift.Traffic itineraries ... [Published Jordan Times - Sep 01 2014]
First reported Sep 01 2014 - Updated Sep 01 2014 - 2 reports

India's Meenakshi Amman Temple Brings An Ancient Religion Alive In Brilliant Colors (Photos)

This small wooden church of rudimentary beauty and technical simplicity built on the high bank of the Vistula in Poland is a place of meditation and prayer for the local community. The privately funded building is made entirely of wood with no windows ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Sep 01 2014]
Entities: Amman, Religion, India
First reported Sep 01 2014 - Updated Sep 01 2014 - 2 reports

Amman ready to boost ties with Tehran: Jordan King

Jordanian King Abdullah II on Monday voiced his country’s readiness to bolster all-out relations with Tehran. He made the remarks while receiving the credentials of the new Iranian Ambassador to Jordan Mojtaba Ferdowsipour, IRNA reported.He expressed ... [Published IRIB World Service - Sep 01 2014]
Entities: Amman, Tehran, Iran, Bilateral
First reported Sep 01 2014 - Updated Sep 01 2014 - 2 reports

Samsung Electronics Levant sponsors Amman Tech Tuesdays: Biqalam Arabi Edition

: Monday, September 01 - 2014 @ 14:27Samsung Electronics Levant, a global leader in digital media and digital convergence technologies, Sponsored Amman Tech Tuesdays: Biqalam Arabi Edition.Held at Zara Expo, with the participation of specialized speakers, ... [Published AME Info - Sep 01 2014]

Quotes

"They made big promises to me. After five years of working with the U S Army, why hasn't the U S granted me asylum?" asked the 31-year-old-man, who once served on the base of Gen. David Petraeus, commander of American forces in Iraq
"The government has hurt the business of a large number of companies in the sector because of unfulfilled pledges" Sakran said, adding that Public Works and Housing Minister Sami Halaseh told contractors at an Iftar banquet in Ramadan, nearly two months ago, that...
"I could not get into Jordan,” Ahmad said. “I came here and made a tent out of rugs, plastic bags and sticks my children found, and I stayed here.”"
The refugees were so thankful to us. They told us, "When we approached Muslim Imams, mosques and Islamic institutions thinking they would open their hearts to us as their brethren in Islam to help us, we were shocked that they never responded to our needs or offered any help. But when we approached the churches, they opened their hearts and their doors to us and gave us beyond their capacities. Thank you for loving us!"

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National economy 4th freest regionally, 39th gl... [Published Jordan Times - 41 mins ago]
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Over 7,000 people killed in gov't-opposition cl... [Published Kuwait News Agency - 6 hours ago]
Arab League should postpone action to establish... [Published Fidh - 7 hours ago]
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Expatriatism [Published Atlantic Monthly - 8 hours ago]
Royal Jordanian W14 Planned Boeing 787 Operatio... [Published Routes Online - 8 hours ago]
Expatriatism [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - 8 hours ago]
In Dera’a the situation grows grim for displace... [Published Middle East Eye - 9 hours ago]
Classy compact saloon [Jordan Times, Amman :: ] [Published BusinessWeek - 10 hours ago]
Arab National Bank : CMA imposes SAR 170,000 pe... [Published 4 Traders - 10 hours ago]
Louis Berger to engineer Jordan’s Airport project [Published Construct Arabia - 11 hours ago]
• FM discusses with US Congressional aides ties... [Published Jordan News Agency - 11 hours ago]
• 409 Syrian refugees cross into Jordan [Published Jordan News Agency - 11 hours ago]
Fade to black: Jordanian city Ma'an copes with ... [Published Ammon News - 11 hours ago]
Syrian Arab Republic: WFP Reaches A Record Numb... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - 12 hours ago]
Iraq: Amid ongoing conflict, Iraq completes mas... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - 13 hours ago]
Israel’s Arab Christians Bring Hope to Syrian R... [Published Charisma - 13 hours ago]
Schwarzkopf Professional launches ‘Shaping Futu... [Published AME Info - 13 hours ago]
Oman Air CEO Holds Travel Agents Summit In Muscat [Published Zawya.com - 14 hours ago]
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Expatriatism [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - 8 hours ago]
by Jonah Shepp As a child and teenager, I attended one of those New York City magnet schools that you read about from time to time, such as when an alum tentatively proposes to shut them all down. Accordingly, I share an alma mater with some ...
Syrian Arab Republic: WFP Reaches A Record Numb... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - 12 hours ago]
Source: World Food ProgrammeCountry: Syrian Arab Republic AMMAN – The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) dispatched food to a record-breaking number of 4.1 million people inside war-ravaged Syria in August due to improved access with increased ...
Iraq: Amid ongoing conflict, Iraq completes mas... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - 13 hours ago]
Source: World Health Organization, UN Children's FundCountry: Iraq Erbil / Amman, 2 September 2014 – Despite the ongoing conflict, violence and displacement across Iraq, a mass polio immunization campaign succeeded in reaching 3.75 out of 4 million ...
Kommer ICC att acceptera "palestina" som stat? ... [Published Israel i Sverige[B] - Aug 31 2014]
ICC: Palestine is a state, can file war crimes complaints against Israel if choosesBy YONAH JEREMY BOB 08/31/2014 12:21 inShare ICCProsecutor writes in 'The Guardian' that "Palestine could join RomeStatute"; endorsement of possible Palestinian application ...
Being Palestinian got me barred from visiting P... [Published Mondoweiss - Aug 30 2014]
“What is your father’s name?” “What is your father’s father’s name?” “Where was he born?” “Ramallah?!” “You have Palestinian passport?” “You have American passport only?” “You have family in Ramallah?” “You don’t have family there?” “Who do you ...
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Kerry touches down in Jordanian capital [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Jun 22 2014]
Pope Francis arrives in Jordan [Published Reuters Video: Top News - May 24 2014]
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Louis Berger secures fourth contract extension ... [Published GlobeNewswire: Acquisitions News - Aug 28 2014]
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ET Solar et EcoSol achèvent l'installation d'un... [Published PR Newswire - Jan 16 2014]
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