Amman

Type: City
Name: Amman
Country: Jordan
Latitude: 31.950001
Longitude: 35.93
population: 1,218,130
First reported 9 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 1 reports

Isolate Israel "at every level," urges Palestinian-Canadian physician in Gaza

This week on The Electronic Intifada podcast:The Electronic Intifada podcast is available on iTunes! Click here to view the podcast archive , or subscribe via the iTunes interface (search for The Electronic Intifada).Listen to the entire Electronic Intifada ... [Published Electronic Intifada - 9 hours ago]
First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 14 hours ago - 1 reports

Amman and Towy valley lightning the likely cause of power cuts,...

Comments (0)ENERGY firm Western Power Distribution has told  Carmarthen East MP Jonathan Edwards that lightning was the likely cause of power cuts throughout the county in recent weeks.The Plaid Cymru MP had contacted Western Power Distribution following ... [Published Carmarthen Journal - 14 hours ago]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 1 reports

Hot weather to continue next week, peak on Monday

AMMAN — The Kingdom will remain under the impact of a hot air mass until the end of next week, with temperatures expected to rise three to four degrees above their annual average for this time of year.Jordan Meteorological Department (JMD) Director General ... [Published Jordan Times - Aug 22 2014]
Entities: Amman, Jordan, Mercury, Air Mass
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 1 reports

Journalists criticise authorities for denying Majali bail

AMMAN — Scores of journalists on Thursday criticised the denial of bail for Al Rai columnist Abdulhadi Raji Majali, who was detained earlier this week over an article he posted on Facebook.The journalists, who held a sit-in Thursday at the Jordan Press ... [Published Jordan Times - Aug 22 2014]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 1 reports

Jordan’s trade deficit widens by 10.5 per cent in first half

AMMAN: Jordan’s trade deficit widened in the first six months of this year by 10.5 per cent to 5.35 billion dinars ($7.5 billion) compared with the same period in 2013, due to a higher bill for Saudi oil and increased consumption, official data showe ... [Published The Gulf Today - Aug 22 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 2 reports

Royal Jordanian cancels flight to Tel Aviv

Royal Jordanian Airlines canceled this morning's flight to Ben Gurion Airport in Tel Aviv, Israel.The flight was scheduled to arrive at 8.15 (local time), according to the flight schedule published on the website of the airport.Israeli news website Yedioth ... [Published Middle East Monitor - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

My trip to Jordan, Dead Sea Coming Alive

Lina Rassam – PR Account Manager at TCAprWhere to go for a holiday? My husband and I ask ourselves this question every day since June. We want somewhere close to Dubai, no visa issues for Arabs and short stay yet full of activities. We have been looking ... [Published MICE Middle East - Aug 21 2014]
Entities: Jordan, Amman, Donkey
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

Syrians protest against use of chemical weapons in Syria

AMMAN — Syrians residing in Jordan gathered outside the Syrian embassy in Amman on Thursday to express solidarity with their compatriots in Syria and to protest against the chemical weapons allegedly used by the regime recently.Attendees responded to ... [Published Jordan Times - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

Tarawneh meets outgoing Yemeni ambassador

AMMAN — Lower House Speaker AtefTarawneh on Thursday met with outgoing Yemeni Ambassador in Amman ShayaZindani.Tarawneh highlighted the “deep” and “historical” ties Jordan and Yemen enjoy.He noted that the Kingdom is implementing “genuine reforms” that ... [Published Jordan Times - Aug 21 2014]
Entities: Yemen, Amman, Reformism
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

Comprade Joseph Massad in Amman

For readers in Jordan, come attend comrade Joseph's talk about "Islam in Liberalism" in Amman .  Refreshments and Syrian appetizers are not provided. ... [Published The Angry Arab News Service/وكالة أنباء العربي ... - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

Friend indeed [Jordan Times, Amman :: ]

Aug. 21--Here is a scenario. Imagine, in your mind's eye: two women friends meeting after a gap of few months. They squeal in delight, hugging and smothering each other in affection. For the next several hours they are inseparable, as they talk non-stop ... [Published BusinessWeek - Aug 21 2014]
Entities: Amman, Tribe, Smoking
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 2 reports

$45m wastewater pipeline planned in Jordan

Jordan’s Ministry of Water and Irrigation is set to built a new $45 million wastewater pipeline to transport sewage from Zarqa Governorate and parts of Amman to Al Samra Wastewater Treatment Plant, said a report.The new pipeline with be set up next to ... [Published Trade Arabia - Aug 21 2014]

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...It is the beginning of the rebuilding of a new country.” Karagul ended this ambitious introduction by noting: "A strong president, a strong prime minister, a strong Cabinet and strong popular support will be the foundation of a powerful Turkey. … Davutoglu will be the main driving force in this grand project behind Erdogan. Davutoglu's government will not be run-of-the-mill. We are talking of a structure that will complete the revolution of Turkey.”"
We spent five hours over dinner, cooked by Mrs Aziz at the house of Tariq Aziz. Every second question was prefaced, "Tam, here, is British, but I, as an Irishman, think differently..." For the rest of his waking hours he went scurrying round Baghdad, meeting ministers, officials and businessmen to tee up trade for Ireland...
...disbursements to various institutions from the Turkish financial allocation in the year AH 1205 (AD 1790), it is mentioned that the amount disbursed "from the waqf of the Turkhan Bek (may his soul rest in peace) for the Indian Hospice of Sheikh Farid Shakarganj is 30 assadi gersch." Somehow the hospice was able to make ends meet with these resources, plus, of course, the contributions that the pilgrims would sometimes make
...This is confirmed to Fides Agency by Wael Suleiman, Director of Caritas Jordan. "So far", says Suleiman, "there are more than three hundred Christians who have arrived in Amman after escaping from Mosul and villages of the Nineveh Plain. Within the next week the number will increase to seven hundred. In the following days we will reach the figure of one thousand Christian" . The majority of Iraqi Christians who have arrived in the Hashemite Kingdom have found so far hospitality in four Catholic parishes, receiving medical...

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David Blair: Why Assad is secretly helping his ... [Published National Post | Full Comment » Full Comment - 2 hours ago]
On the face of it, there can be few more implacable foes than Bashar Al-Assad and the Islamic State of Iraq and Al-Sham. Syria’s ruler is a secular dictator and a follower of the Alawite sect of Shiite Islam; the leaders of ISIS are Sunni zealots on ...
Jordan: Every last child: WHO enhances polio aw... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - 23 hours ago]
Source: World Health OrganizationCountry: Jordan World Health Organization in cooperation with Ministry of Health Jordan and UNICEF conducted a workshop last week for more than 60 members of Amman’s deaf and mute community on the importance of polio and ...
Comprade Joseph Massad in Amman [Published The Angry Arab News Service/وكالة أنباء العربي ... - Aug 21 2014]
For readers in Jordan, come attend comrade Joseph's talk about "Islam in Liberalism" in Amman .  Refreshments and Syrian appetizers are not provided. ...
MICROCAPITAL BRIEF: European Bank for Reconstru... [Published MicroCapital - Aug 21 2014]
The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), a multilateral institution headquartered in London, is considering setting up a senior unsecured credit facility in the amount of USD 150 million for banks in Jordan for on-lending to micro-, ...
Jordan: Iraqi Chrisitians find safety in Jordan [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Aug 20 2014]
Source: CaritasCountry: Iraq, Jordan By Dana Shahin “We were given no choice but to leave,” said Nagham, who has just arrived in Jordan with her family after fleeing the Iraqi city of Mosul after Sunni Muslim extremists seized it. “We are people of ...
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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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