Amman

Type: City
Name: Amman
Country: Jordan
Latitude: 31.950001
Longitude: 35.93
population: 1,218,130
First reported 13 mins ago - Updated 13 mins ago - 1 reports

• King congratulates Chinese, Cypriot and Nigerian presidents on N-days

King congratulates Chinese, Cypriot and Nigerian presidents on N-daysFor newspapers only....Amman, Sept. 30 (Petra) -- His Majesty King Abdullah II on Tuesday sent cables to the President of the People's Republic of China, Xi Jinping, the President of ... [Published Jordan News Agency - 13 mins ago]
First reported 3 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 1 reports

Battle against militants creates new alliances

AMMAN, Jordan - On a recent evening, two of Jordan's top pro-al-Qaida ideologues held court on the rooftop of a villa decorated with strings ... ... [Published Burlington Hawk Eye - 3 hours ago]
Entities: Amman, Jordan
First reported 3 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 1 reports

• King visits Russia tomorrow

Amman, Sept. 30 (Petra)--His Majesty King Abdullah II will pay a working visit to Moscow tomorrow during which he will meet with Russian President Vladimr Putin and other senior Russian officials to discuss the latest regional and international devel ... [Published Jordan News Agency - 3 hours ago]
First reported 3 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 1 reports

Are Hamas and ISIL really the same? Five reasons they are very different

Palestinians rally in support of Hamas.More > Create alert for Amman Amman , , Create alert for Hamas HamasTop 5 Differences between Hamas and ISIL (Pace Netanyahu)To many, Hamas is like a local police force for the Palestinian territories whereas ... [Published Albawaba - 3 hours ago]
First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 2 reports

Japan announces new ambassadors

The government on Tuesday named Akira Yamada, a former director general of the Foreign Ministry’s Latin American and Caribbean Affairs Bureau, as the nation’s next ambassador to Mexico.Yamada, 56, joined the ministry in 1981. He also served as deputy ... [Published Japan Times - 6 hours ago]
First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 12 hours ago - 1 reports

Scholars call for promoting dialogue to fight extremism

AMMAN — Involving the younger generation in intensive and well-designed programmes is a key element in fighting extremism and will be the future focus of the Royal Institute for Inter-Faith Studies (RIIFS), according to officials.Young people are the ... [Published Jordan Times - 12 hours ago]
Entities: Amman, Islam, Religion
First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 12 hours ago - 1 reports

Amman municipality closes 12 illegal stockyards

AMMAN — The Greater Amman Municipality (GAM) on Monday closed down 12 illegal stockyards in the capital.The municipality launched a campaign on Friday, in cooperation with the Public Security Department and Gendarmerie Forces, to search for illegal stockyard ... [Published Jordan Times - 12 hours ago]
Entities: Amman, Illegal, sheep
First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 14 hours ago - 1 reports

Students accepted at Hungarian universities urged to apply for visa

AMMAN — Jordan’s Consul in Budapest Zeid Nafaa on Monday urged students who have been accepted at Hungarian universities for the new academic year to visit Hungary’s embassy in Amman on Tuesday to start with their visa procedures.Arrangements have been ... [Published Jordan Times - 14 hours ago]
Entities: Amman, Consul, Budapest
First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 22 hours ago - 2 reports

National economy continues to prove resilient -- IMF mission head

Sept. 29--AMMAN -- A senior International Monetary Fund (IMF) official has said that the Jordanian economy has proved resilient under the difficult regional circumstances and expected gross domestic product (GDP) growth to rise this year.... ... [Published Wall Street Business Network - 22 hours ago]
First reported Sep 28 2014 - Updated Sep 29 2014 - 2 reports

Jordan Exports to Jordan Worth $114.6

Amman, September 28 (QNA) - The value of Jordanian exports to Kuwait in the first half of 2014 was worth $72.4 million, while imports of Jordan from Kuwait during the same period was worth $114.6 million.Chairman of Amman Chamber of Commerce Essa Murad ... [Published Qatar News Agency - Sep 28 2014]
First reported Sep 28 2014 - Updated Sep 28 2014 - 2 reports

Army chief meets Belgian ambassador

AMMAN — Chairman of the Joint Chiefs-of-Staff Gen. Mashal Al Zaben on Sunday met with Belgian Ambassador to Jordan Thomas Baeklandt to discuss cooperation and joint coordination between the armies of the two countries.HRH Prince Feisal also attended the ... [Published Jordan Times - Sep 28 2014]
First reported Sep 28 2014 - Updated Sep 28 2014 - 1 reports

Amman Stock Exchange Eid Al-Adha Holiday

According to the Prime Minister announcement on the occasion of Eid Al-Adha , the Amman Stock Exchange (ASE) will have a holiday starting from Sunday morning 05 October 2014 until Tuesday evening 07 October 2014.The ASE will be back to work on Wednesday ... [Published Mondo Visione - Sep 28 2014]
Entities: Eid al-Adha, Amman

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Netanyahu: "A wider rapprochement with the Arab world could lead to Israeli-Palestinian peace"
According to Article 78 of the Constitution: "The King shall summon the National Assembly to an ordinary session on the first day of October of each year or, if that day is an official holiday, on the first day following the official holiday, provided that the King may, by Royal Decree published in the Official Gazette, postpone for a period not exceeding two months the meeting of the Assembly to a date to be fixed by the Royal Decree."
"It's no secret that the negotiations are quite significant right now," he said. "There are some quite significant gaps right now on the issues that are going to be critical" in completing the deal
"Been quite a hectic few days. (GM CEO) Mary Barra and (President) Dan Amman have been very explicit in their instructions: restore Cadillac to the pinnacle of global premium brands, not in sales but in aspirational brand character. Ok, so let's get to work."

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The Russian Roots of Terrorism [Published Accuracy in Media - 7 hours ago]
NISSAN MOTOR : Japan names new ambassador to Me... [Published 4 Traders - 12 hours ago]
Amman municipality closes 12 illegal stockyards [Published Jordan Times - 12 hours ago]
Trial of ‘Facebook jihadist’ opens [Published Jordan Times - 12 hours ago]
Scholars call for promoting dialogue to fight e... [Published Jordan Times - 12 hours ago]
Senate endorses amended Renewable Energy Law [Published Jordan Times - 12 hours ago]
Two Bad Speeches — and Scant Hope for Peace [Published Forward - 13 hours ago]
occupied Palestinian territory: UN Special Rapp... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - 13 hours ago]
WE SAY: Human cost of Islamic State threat spre... [Published Gympie Times - 13 hours ago]
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Netanyahu: Partnership with Arab world can gene... [Published BICOM News - 6 hours ago]
Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu addressed the United Nations (UN) General Assembly yesterday and warned about the dangers of radical Islam and a nuclear Iran. At the same time, he indicated that a wider rapprochement with the Arab world could ...
occupied Palestinian territory: UN Special Rapp... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - 13 hours ago]
Source: UN Human Rights CouncilCountry: occupied Palestinian territory GENEVA (29 September 2014) – The Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the Palestinian territories occupied since 1967, Makarim Wibisono, today expressed alarm at ...
It took Secret Service five days to realize a g... [Published National Post - Top Stories - 15 hours ago]
The gunman parked his black Honda directly south of the White House, in the dark of a November night, in a closed lane of Constitution Avenue. He pointed his long, semiautomatic rifle out of the passenger window, aimed directly at the home of the president ...
Syrian Arab Republic: Statement regarding inter... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Sep 28 2014]
Source: World Health OrganizationCountry: Syrian Arab Republic Statement 11 27 September 2014 A World Health Organization (WHO) assessment of the cause of the death of 15 children in rural Idleb, northern Syria has concluded that the most likely cause ...
Why is the United Nations doing business with G... [Published Mondoweiss - Sep 27 2014]
In early September, I accompanied an Iraqi friend to the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees office in Amman, Jordan to help register him officially as a refugee. It was a bittersweet day: my friend had reached safety, but he was now registering ...
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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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Jurors Find Arab Bank Liable in New York Terror... [Published Financial Services - Sep 22 2014]
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MCG Hosts Live Educational Seminars for Traders... [Published Financial Services - May 01 2014]
Public urged to voice their outrage and demand ... [Published FN:s flyktingorgan UNHCR - Feb 24 2014]
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