Publication: Jordan Times

First reported Jul 27 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

Ajloun protesters voice support for Gaza

Petra | Jul 27, 2014 | 22:52AJLOUN — The Islamic Shura Party held a protest in Ajloun on Sunday in solidarity with Gaza.Hussein Rababaa, head of the party’s branch in the governorate, commended Jordan’s support to Gaza ... [Published Jordan Times - Jul 27 2014]
Entities: Protest, Jordan, Donations
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

Jordan’s industry under stress

Jordan’s industrial sector is in deep trouble. It is in a retreat mode, producing less and selling at lower prices. One wonders how our national industry can stand up to competition, develop and grow if its output this year is 1.3 per cent lower than ... [Published Jordan Times - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

Encouraging domestic tourism

Jul 27, 2014 | 23:04Aqaba and Dead Sea hotels report solid bookings for the Eid Al Fitr. This is good news because it means that more Jordanians are now giving priority to domestic tourism rather than flying to other destinations ... [Published Jordan Times - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

The fall of the state in people’s minds

It is very sad that in recent years the news in the Middle East has been dominated by death, blood and destruction. The psychological impact of this on the people of the region has undoubtedly affected the perceived value of life and humanity. This needs ... [Published Jordan Times - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

Why pick on BNP Paribas?

To Europeans with whom I speak, the $8.9 billion fine imposed on the French financial  services company BNP Paribas for violating American sanctions against Cuba, Iran and Sudan seems excessive. Yes, BNP did something seriously wrong. But $8.9 billion? ... [Published Jordan Times - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 27 2014 - Updated Jul 27 2014 - 1 reports

452 Syrian refugees arrive in Jordan over weekend

Petra | Jul 27, 2014 | 22:51AMMAN — Border guards received 452 Syrians over the past 72 hours at various crossing points on the Jordanian-Syrian border, an army source said Sunday.Children, women and the elderly represented ... [Published Jordan Times - Jul 27 2014]
Entities: Refugees, Jordan, Syrians
First reported Jul 27 2014 - Updated Jul 27 2014 - 1 reports

First batch of Tkiyet Um Ali food aid arrives in Gaza

Petra | Jul 27, 2014 | 22:50AMMAN — UNRWA is currently distributing aid delivered by Tkiyet Um Ali to Gazan families staying at the agency’s schools, the tkiyet’s director, Samer Balkar, said Sunday.The 5,000 food packages ... [Published Jordan Times - Jul 27 2014]
First reported Jul 27 2014 - Updated Jul 27 2014 - 1 reports

Jordan military attaché visits field hospital in Egypt

Petra | Jul 27, 2014 | 22:50AMMAN — Jordan Military Attaché to Egypt Brig. Gen. Abdullah Khreisat on Sunday visited the Jordan Military Hospital dubbed “Egypt 6”.Khreisat, accompanied by hospital director Mansur Karadsheh, ... [Published Jordan Times - Jul 27 2014]
First reported Jul 27 2014 - Updated Jul 27 2014 - 1 reports

Miyahuna employees available 24/7 during Eid

Petra | Jul 27, 2014 | 22:51AMMAN — The Jordan Water Company (Miyahuna) on Sunday announced that it has scheduled work shifts for its staff during the Eid Al Fitr holiday to ensure the ongoing provision of water and ... [Published Jordan Times - Jul 27 2014]
First reported Jul 27 2014 - Updated Jul 27 2014 - 1 reports

Royal Court secretary visits renovated army cemetery

Petra | Jul 27, 2014 | 22:49AMMAN — Royal Court Secretary General Yousef Issawi on Sunday checked on the maintenance and renovation work completed at the Jordan Armed Forces (JAF) cemetery in the Um Al Heiran area, ... [Published Jordan Times - Jul 27 2014]
First reported Jul 26 2014 - Updated Jul 27 2014 - 2 reports

Amman summer festival postponed

Petra | Jul 26, 2014 | 23:58AMMAN — Amman Mayor Aqel Biltaji on Saturday postponed the Amman Summer Festival for this year due to the situation in Gaza and the rest of Palestine.Preparations for the festival, due to ... [Published Jordan Times - Jul 26 2014]
Entities: Amman
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 2 reports

The tide is turning

N ot much can be said about Gaza that has not already been said.The Israeli aggression on the densely populated, impoverished strip is both brutal and evil. Militarily, killing civilians with impunity is never acceptable, regardless of the pretexts, and ... [Published Jordan Times - Jul 25 2014]
Entities: Israel, HAMAS, Palestinian

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"If a store received, for example, 100 clients during this period last year, this number did not change this year due to the growing number of sweets stores" Hamada added
"By the end of 2015, we will have several renewable energy projects with total capacity of 500 megawatts already connected to the grid."
"The head of the treasury department of the finance ministry came with his team to our office and told us that there is a shortfall of around $500 million, and they have to cut from every development project" Homayun Mohtat, head of the electronic ID card department, said

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Why pick on BNP Paribas? [Published Jordan Times - Jul 28 2014]
The fall of the state in people’s minds [Published Jordan Times - Jul 28 2014]
Encouraging domestic tourism [Published Jordan Times - Jul 28 2014]
Jordan’s industry under stress [Published Jordan Times - Jul 28 2014]
Centre offers computer, language classes for ch... [Published Jordan Times - Jul 27 2014]
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‘Shops selling fireworks, firecrackers to be re... [Published Jordan Times - Jul 27 2014]
Royal Court secretary visits renovated army cem... [Published Jordan Times - Jul 27 2014]
Ajloun protesters voice support for Gaza [Published Jordan Times - Jul 27 2014]
Miyahuna employees available 24/7 during Eid [Published Jordan Times - Jul 27 2014]
452 Syrian refugees arrive in Jordan over weekend [Published Jordan Times - Jul 27 2014]
Jordan military attaché visits field hospital i... [Published Jordan Times - Jul 27 2014]
First batch of Tkiyet Um Ali food aid arrives i... [Published Jordan Times - Jul 27 2014]
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King directs gov’t to increase guards at Al Aqsa [Published Jordan Times - Jul 27 2014]
Housing Bank hikes H1 net profit by 16.4% [Published Jordan Times - Jul 27 2014]
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