Amman

Type: City
Name: Amman
Country: Jordan
Latitude: 31.950001
Longitude: 35.93
population: 1,218,130
First reported 5 hours ago - Updated 40 mins ago - 1 reports

A Middle East Delivery for the Lazy Eco Traveler

I've spent years in the Middle East and I've seen the pattern time and time again. Even in exotic locations tourists fall into the same old traps in cities. I've been one of those tourists in the past -- going to the ridiculous sheesha pipe cafes that ... [Published Huffington Post - 5 hours ago]
First reported 2 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 1 reports

Jordan gears up for renewable power development

Contributed by NAMPA / Xinhua.AMMAN, April 23 (Xinhua) -- Jordan signed Wednesday 51 Memorandums of Understanding (MoUs) with local and international firms to build solar and wind power stations, the Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources said.The ministry ... [Published Namibia Press Agency - 2 hours ago]
First reported 6 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 1 reports

Court acquits 10 in ‘tribal land’ clashes trial

by Taylor Luck | Apr 23, 2014 | 22:55AMMAN — The State Security Court (SSC) on Wednesday ordered the release of 10 out of 36 Jordanians who were detained on charges of “destruction of private and public property” and ... [Published Jordan Times - 6 hours ago]
Entities: Tribe, Taylor Luck, Amman
First reported 6 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 1 reports

Four Seasons Hotel Amman Announces the Promotion of Hani Abu Lafi to Director of Sales and Marketing

Four Seasons Hotel Amman announces that Hani Abu Lafi has taken over sales and marketing responsibilities at the property. In his new position as Director of Sales and Marketing, Hani takes on a key role at the luxurious 192-room hotel in Amman, where ... [Published Travel and Tour World - 6 hours ago]
First reported Apr 23 2014 - Updated 16 hours ago - 2 reports

Jordan summons Israeli envoy in Amman after Temple Mount clashes

All Articles Daniel K. Eisenbud ("The Jerusalem Post," April 21, 2014)The Jordanian Foreign Ministry asked Israeli Ambassador Daniel Nevo on Monday to convey to Israel Jordan’s protest and rejection of recurring Israeli violations against the al-Aksa ... [Published DailyMe.Com - 22 hours ago]
Entities: Temple Mount, Jordan, Amman
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated 17 hours ago - 2 reports

New Coronavirus case reported in Jordan

Related MERS strikes 13 more Amman - The Health Ministry of Jordan has reported an additional laboratory-confirmed case of human infection with Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-CoV).A ministry official told Petra that the patient is ... [Published Zawya.com - 17 hours ago]
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 20 hours ago - 1 reports

• Rise in temperatures expected till Friday

Amman, April 23(Petra)-- A tangible rise in temperatures is expected on Wednesday and it will be warm in hilly areas and relatively hot in the other parts of the Kingdom with northeasterly moderate winds, according to the Jordan Meteorological Depart ... [Published Jordan News Agency - 20 hours ago]
Entities: Jordan, Amman
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 23 2014 - 2 reports

Border guards receive 839 Syrian refugees during past 48 hours

AMMAN — Border guards received 839 Syrian refugees during the past 48 hours, a source said Tuesday. Border guards received the refugees and transferred them to shelters set up by the Jordan Armed Forces for this purpose. ... [Published Jordan Times - Apr 22 2014]
Entities: Refugees, Syria, Amman, Jordan
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 5 reports

Australia to provide $20 million aid for Syrian refugee children

Members of a Syrian refugee family wait to register their names during the visit of Australian Foreign Minister Julie Bishop to the UNHCR office in Amman on Monday. Bishop announced that Australia will provide $20 million for children in Lebanon and Jordan ... [Published Saudi Gazette - Apr 22 2014]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 4 reports

Jordan summons Israeli envoy in Amman after Temple Mount clashes

The Jordanian Foreign Ministry asked Israeli Ambassador Daniel Nevo on Monday to convey to Israel Jordan’s protest and rejection of recurring Israeli violations against the al-Aksa Mosque in ... ... [Published Big News Network - Apr 22 2014]
Entities: Temple Mount, Jordan, Amman
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 1 reports

UAE renowned Shakespeare and Co. Opens the First Café-Restaurant in Amman, Jordan

Home News Article AApr 22 2014 UAE renowned Shakespeare and Co. Opens the First Café-Restaurant in Amman, Jordan As the UAE brand continues to expand internationally, Jordan has welcomed Shakespeare and Co. to its capital of Amman. The 5th franchise location ... [Published Zawya.com - Apr 22 2014]
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 1 reports

Australian FM meets with Jordanian top officals in Amman

当尝试读取以下网址(URL)时: http://orgin.newsxh.chinacache.net/english/photo/2014-04/22/c_133279446.htm 发生了下列的错误: Read Error 读取错误 系统回应:An error condition occurred while reading data from the network. Please retry your request.正在通过网络读取数据时发生了错误,请重新尝试。本缓存服务器管理员:su ... [Published Xinhua News Agency - Apr 22 2014]
Entities: Amman

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"We will approach the international community and will activate our membership in 65 international organizations and treaties. We will also go back to the Arab initiative and prove on all fronts that we have given everything that needs to be given and that the Israeli side is not interested in what is offered by American, Europeans and the Arab League" he said
...gave a speech at the University of Regensburg in Germany in which he quoted the Byzantine Emperor Manuel II telling a Persian intellectual in 1391: "Show me just what Mohammad brought that was new and there you will find things only evil and inhuman, such as his command to spread by the sword the faith he has preached."
" Eggs were pelted at the MPs and the media men. Eyewitnesses said the gangsters bought eggs from a nearby grocery. Since the situation escalated into a major commotion, all of them boarded the bus to rush back to Colombo for safety and the next course of action"
...though many of those involved in their creation were considered close to the government, they contain serious critique, though it may be coded. "Miniseries such as Bab Al Hara, Kawm Al Hajar, Al Hut and Hasiba all served as political allegories transferring the viewers to the French colonial period" but actually targeting contemporary realities. (p. 220) While some reflect traditional gender norms, others condemn both dictatorship and patriarchy...

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ECDC: Epidemiological update on first imported ... [Published H5N1 - 12 hours ago]
Via ECDC: Epidemiological update: First imported case of MERS-CoV in Greece. Click through for important links.On 18 April 2014, the Hellenic Centre for Disease Control and Prevention (KEELPNO) announced a laboratory confirmed case of MERS-CoV infection ...
Jordan summons Israeli ambassador over continue... [Published BICOM News - Apr 22 2014]
Following another round of violence at the Temple Mount on Sunday, Jordan’s Foreign Ministry yesterday summoned Israel’s ambassador to Amman to register its protest over the clashes. The Temple Mount is holy to both Jews and Muslims. It is where the ...
Jordan: Opening of new Syrian refugee camp in J... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Apr 22 2014]
Source: World VisionCountry: Jordan, Syrian Arab Republic “It is heartbreaking that three years after this conflict started, the situation is still causing children and their families to have to cross borders to flee to safety,” said Conny Lenneberg, ...
Jordan: RCA distributes aid to 400 displaced Sy... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Apr 21 2014]
Source: Government of the United Arab EmiratesCountry: Jordan, Syrian Arab Republic, United Arab Emirates Amman: The UAE Red Crescent Authority's relief team in coordination with the concerned Jordanian authorities of the displaced Syrian affairs, has ...
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In a must-read post on Facebook , Syrian Hiba Diewati reflects on the situation in her country, on the third anniversary of the Syrian revolution. She recalls the early days of the revolution, including her own imprisonment for four days for protesting ...
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Malala meets with Syrian refugees in Jordan [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Feb 19 2014]
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