Jordan’s King Abdullah Says the War Against ISIS ‘Is Our War’ March 2, 2015

Jordan’s King Abdullah II has intensified his rhetoric in the kingdom’s fight against ISIS.


“It is our war. It has been for a long time,” King Abdullah told CNN’s Fareed Zakaria during an interview that aired on Sunday.


The King went on to describe the Islamic State of Iraq and Greater Syria’s fighters as “outlaws” of Islam and said ISIS had set up an “irresponsible"......

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Jordan’s APM Terminals named “Port Operator of the Year” March 2, 2015

APM Terminals, which operates Aqaba Container Terminal (ACT) as part of a 25-year concession agreement, was announced the winner of the Lloyd’s List “Port Operator of the Year” award during the 2015 North American Maritime Awards recently held in Houston, Texas.


APM Terminals is the leading global provider of advanced logistical services, boasting a global"...

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Energy committee discusses ratification of oil deal March 2, 2015

The Lower House Energy and Mineral Resources Committee on Sunday continued reviewing the ratification of the draft law for developing, evaluating and producing oil in Jordan during discussions between the Ministries of Finance and Mineral Resources and Canadian Transeuro Energy Company at Hamza Field Area, in eastern Jordan, in 2014.

During the meeting, attended by the Minister of Energy and Mineral Resources Mohammad Hamid and energy"...

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Zarqa water supply to increase by 53% with switch to new station — Miyahuna March 2, 2015

Water supply to the majority of areas in Zarqa Governorate will increase by 53 per cent starting Tuesday when a new pumping station will start operating, an official at the Jordan Water Company (Miyahuna) said on Sunday.


Miyahuna, which took over the management of water and wastewater services in Zarqa in January, will suspend pumping from the old Khaw"...

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Zarqa water supply to increase by 53% with switch to new station — Miyahuna
March 2, 2015

Water supply to the majority of areas in Zarqa Governorate will increase by 53 per cent starting Tuesday when a new pumping station will start operating, an official at the Jordan Water Company (Miyahuna) said on Sunday.


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Jordan TV upgrades equipment to improve broadcast quality, compete regionally
March 2, 2015

Jordan Television seeks to expand its viewer base by updating its equipment to compete with other regional satellite channels, Jordan Radio and Television Corporation (JRTVC) Director Ramadan Rawashdeh said on Sunday.


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Princess Muna honours 12 healthcare centres for receiving accreditation
March 2, 2015

HRH Princess Muna on Sunday honoured 12 Health Ministry primary healthcare centres for receiving accreditation from the Health Care Accreditation Council and meeting the highest international standards of healthcare provision.

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