Amman

Type: City
Name: Amman
Country: Jordan
Latitude: 31.950001
Longitude: 35.93
population: 1,218,130
First reported 3 hours ago - Updated 52 mins ago - 1 reports

U.S. scouts for Sunni allies on the ground in Iraq

BAGHDAD/AMMAN - Unwilling to send U.S. troops back to Iraq, Washington is trying to persuade armed Sunni factions and tribal figures to fight Islamic State militants in an echo of the "Awakening" movement that drove al Qaeda from the country six years ... [Published Today Online - 3 hours ago]
First reported 1 hour ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 1 reports

Amman Stock Exchange Daily Report - September 14

This report shows trading activities for Amman Stock Exchange on September 14, 2014. Country :JordanReport Type :Equity ValuationReport Date :Sunday, ... [Published MENAFN - 1 hour ago]
Entities: Amman, Jordan
First reported 1 hour ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 1 reports

Inflation rate up by 3.2% in Aug.

Related Amman - The inflation rate increased by 3.2 percent until the end of August compared with a 6.19 percent rise during the same period in 2013, according to the Department of Statistics (DoS).The department's monthly report publish Sunday attributed ... [Published Zawya.com - 1 hour ago]
First reported 7 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 2 reports

‘14,000 heads of camel recorded in Jordan’

AMMAN — There are around 14,000 heads of camel in the Kingdom, the majority of which are concentrated in the south, Agriculture Ministry Spokesperson Nimer Haddadin said on Monday in a statement e-mailed to The Jordan Times.He added that the ministry ... [Published Jordan Times - 7 hours ago]
Entities: Jordan, Amman, spokesperson
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 2 reports

Amman prosecutor registers legal complaint against MPs over lifetime pensions

AMMAN — The Amman prosecutor general’s office on Monday registered a legal complaint by a Jordanian against deputies and senators for their decision to grant themselves lifetime pensions after listening to his testimony, according to the plaintiff.“I ... [Published Jordan Times - 7 hours ago]
First reported 7 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 1 reports

Murad points to positive growth achieved by commercial sector

AMMAN — The Jordanian commercial sector has achieved positive growth indications since the beginning of the year despite economic circumstances and regional political conditions, Amman Chamber of Commerce (ACC) President Issa Murad said Monday. He indicated ... [Published Jordan Times - 7 hours ago]
First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 11 hours ago - 2 reports

King rejects draft granting MPs lifetime pensions

AMMAN – His Majesty King Abdullah on Monday said that he rejected the amended draft civil retirement law, saying that the bill does not address imbalances in the system nor ensures justice.In a letter addressed to Prime Minister Abdullah Ensour, His Majesty ... [Published Jordan Times - 11 hours ago]
First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 11 hours ago - 1 reports

Cameras in Amman tunnels to monitor water levels in winter

AMMAN — The Greater Amman Municipality (GAM) will install cameras in tunnels to measure water levels during winter in a bid to reduce congestion and deal promptly with accidents.The cameras will be linked with GAM’s command and control centre, according ... [Published Jordan Times - 11 hours ago]
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 18 hours ago - 1 reports

BRIEF: Symposium promotes investment opportunities in Montenegro [Jordan Times, Amman :: ]

Sept. 15--AMMAN -- Montenegro's Investment Promotion Agency presented available investment opportunities in the country during a symposium in Amman on Sunday, according to a press statement from the agency. Milos Jovanovic, chief executive officer of ... [Published BusinessWeek - 18 hours ago]
First reported Sep 14 2014 - Updated 21 hours ago - 1 reports

Amman Stock Exchange Daily Report - September 11

This report shows trading activities for Amman Stock Exchange on September 11, 2014. Country :JordanReport Type :DailyReport Date :Thursday, September ... [Published MENAFN - Sep 14 2014]
Entities: Amman, Jordan
First reported Sep 14 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 2 reports

Statistics put inflation rate at 3.2% by the end of August

AMMAN — Jordan's inflation rate stood at 3.2 per cent rise by the end of August, according to the Department of Statistics (DoS) report. The rate of inflation for the first eight months of this year marks a 6.19 per cent increase compared to the same ... [Published Jordan Times - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 14 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 2 reports

France to fund water projects in northern region

AMMAN — The Ministry of Water and Irrigation and the French embassy on Sunday signed an agreement under which the latter will fund water projects in the northern region.The 22.8-million-euro (around JD20.9 million) agreement is aimed at improving water ... [Published Jordan Times - Sep 15 2014]

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"We can open it for motorists as of tomorrow, but we need to make sure all final touches are implemented as planned" he noted

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Thousands of job seekers pin hopes on national ... [Published Jordan Times - 11 hours ago]
King rejects draft granting MPs lifetime pensions [Published Jordan Times - 11 hours ago]
Arab-British forum to promote Jordan as regiona... [Published Jordan Times - 12 hours ago]
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Does moderate Islam exist? [Published Solsticewitch13's BOS - 17 hours ago]
Does moderate Islam exist?  http://www.jpost.com/Experts/Does-moderate-Islam-exist-375316 Stop Hamas from killing Palestinian civilians HRW report on Egypt is misleading Until the leading Islamic scholars provide a peaceful theology that clearly ...
Why Abbas blocked ICC application [Published The Angry Arab News Service/وكالة أنباء العربي ... - Sep 13 2014]
"Abbas and Netanyahu met again in secret in Amman days before the ceasefire was announced, although both sides have denied this. The sole subject of conversation was how to stop Hamas claiming victory ." ...
Syrian Arab Republic: Syria regional crisis res... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Sep 12 2014]
Source: UN Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near EastCountry: Jordan, Lebanon, occupied Palestinian territory, Syrian Arab Republic 1 september 2014 |issue 78 More than half a million Palestine refugees are directly affected by the ...
The Gipper Declares War on ISIS [Published Breitbart Feed - Sep 11 2014]
Today on the thirteenth anniversary of the 9/11 attacks the media cycle is being driven by President Obama's speech last night in which he informed the world of his plans for Iraq and Syria. How different would our response as a nation be if the Commander-in-Chief ...
US builds alliance against Islamic State in Jordan [Published Al Jazeera - YouTube - Sep 11 2014]
<a style="font-size: 15px; font-weight: bold;font-decoration: none;" href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AL8dawu1kfQ&feature=youtube_gdata"&gt;US builds alliance against Islamic State in Jordan US Secretary of State John Kerry visited Amman on Wednesday ...
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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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