Publication: Jordan Times

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‘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 - 3 hours ago]
Entities: Jordan, Amman, spokesperson
First reported 3 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 1 reports

GoogleX takes to skies with secret drone project

By Marco della CavaUSA Today (MCT)SAN FRANCISCO — The drone wars have officially begun.Once the exclusive domain of DIYers passionate about buzzing parks and neighbours, tech titans are entering the fray with serious financial and grey-matter resources. ... [Published Jordan Times - 3 hours ago]
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Queen Rania visits school, women's society in Duleil

AMMAN — Her Majesty Queen Rania on Monday visited the town of Duleil in Zarqa Governorate where she dropped in on a public school and checked on the work of the Women’s Society for Special Education.At Ruba Duleil Primary School, the Queen witnessed up ... [Published Jordan Times - 3 hours ago]
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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 - 3 hours ago]
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Jordan committed to fighting terrorism — Talhouni

AMMAN — Justice Minister Bassam Talhouni on Monday stressed Jordan’s commitment to fighting terrorism and extremism.Speaking at the 53rd annual meeting of the Asian-African Legal Consultative being held in Tehran, Talhouni referred to Jordan’s role in ... [Published Jordan Times - 3 hours ago]
Entities: Jordan, Terrorism, Amman, Tehran
First reported 3 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 1 reports

Political activists, statesmen call for active partnership between state, public

AMMAN — Strengthening Jordan’s internal front through rule of law and equality among citizens is the main pillar for achieving the desired reforms and restoring citizens’ confidence in the state, lawmakers, politicians and professional association officials ... [Published Jordan Times - 3 hours ago]
Entities: Reformism, Citizen, Jordan
First reported 3 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 1 reports

Petra authority, HCD to coordinate on disability services

PETRA — The Petra Development and Tourism Region Authority (PDTRA) and the Higher Council for the Affairs of Persons with Disabilities (HCD) on Monday signed a memorandum of understanding to cooperate in providing services for people with disabilities ... [Published Jordan Times - 3 hours ago]
Entities: Disability, Tourism
First reported 3 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 1 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 - 3 hours ago]
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Jordanian jailed for fighting in Syria

AMMAN — The State Security Court on Monday sentenced a Jordanian to five years in prison with hard labour for fighting alongside armed groups in Syria.The defendant went to Syria where he joined armed groups, the last of which was the Islamic State for ... [Published Jordan Times - 3 hours ago]
Entities: Syria, Amman, Jordan
First reported 3 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 1 reports

PSUT students honoured

AMMAN — HRH Princess Sumaya, president of the board of trustees of the Princess Sumaya University for Technology (PSUT), on Monday held a dinner in honour of distinguished and exceptional students.During the dinner, attended by members of the PSUT board, ... [Published Jordan Times - 3 hours ago]
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Kurdish fighters advance against jihadists in Syria

BEIRUT — Kurdish fighters have captured more than a dozen villages from Islamic militants in heavy fighting across north eastern Syria, an activist group and a Kurdish official said Monday.The fighting in the mainly-Kurdish Hassakeh province came as diplomats ... [Published Jordan Times - 3 hours ago]
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Employees of northern municipalities demand higher salaries

IRBID — Scores of employees of northern municipalities protested in front of the premises of the Greater Irbid Municipality on Monday, demanding “better work conditions and improved salaries”.Irbid Mayor Hussein Bani Hani met with the protesters and assured ... [Published Jordan Times - 3 hours ago]
Entities: Protest

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"This investment will give an added value to the Jordanian business climate because Sumitomo is considered as one of the world giants in the auto sector" Rumman said
The Jordanian embassy in Tel Aviv is "intensively following up on the condition of Jordanian prisoners in Israel" , Basel Tarawneh, the government coordinator on human rights, said in remarks to The Jordan Times on Thursday
"We have to reconsider this fine to make it more deterrent.”"
"But when it comes to lawmakers’ interests, the Treasury can afford to pay millions" he added, describing the move as provocative to all Jordanians

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Broker stabbed to death in Kufranja brawl [Published Jordan Times - 7 hours ago]
Arab-British forum to promote Jordan as regiona... [Published Jordan Times - 8 hours ago]
Cabinet appoints ambassadors to Iran, Azerbaijan [Published Jordan Times - Sep 15 2014]
‘54 new HIV/AIDS cases recorded in Jordan this ... [Published Jordan Times - Sep 15 2014]
Teachers association criticises lawmakers’ deci... [Published Jordan Times - Sep 15 2014]
33-year-old teacher charged with premeditated m... [Published Jordan Times - Sep 15 2014]
Family day introduces children, adults to Europ... [Published Jordan Times - Sep 15 2014]
New schools to be built in Irbid district [Published Jordan Times - Sep 15 2014]
Over 162,000 families receive fuel compensation [Published Jordan Times - Sep 15 2014]
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