ACI ponders partnership with European companies November 23, 2014

Chairman of the Amman Chamber of Industry (ACI), Ziad Al Homsi, said on Saturday that the Jordanian industrial sector is looking forward to benefiting from the European expertise, to boost the national industry and its competitiveness in the international markets.

Speaking at the 9th Arab-Belgian-Luxembourg Economic Forum in the Belgian capital Brussels, Homsi called for launching a partnership between Jordanian companies and their European counterparts.

Jordan has not been able to benefit from the Jordanian-European Partnership Agreement signed in 1995, when the Kingdom's exports...

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Parliamentary delegation participates in UN Parliamentarians' Meeting November 23, 2014

An official parliamentary delegation took part in the United Nations International Meeting of Parliamentarians held in New York.

The Jordanian delegation, headed by MP Falak Jam'ani with Khamis Atiah and Kholoud Khatatbah as members, spoke about the measures that parliamentarians can take to support international law and push forward the peace process in the region.

Jam'ani stressed that even seven decades after the Palestinian issue hit the headlines, the international community has failed to find a solution. Notwithstanding a number of international legitimacy resolutions, the...

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Jordan receives 121 Syrian refugees November 23, 2014

Jordanian Border Guard received 121 Syrian refugees, including 6 wounded, in past 48 hours.

Jordan's News Agency "Petra" said that these refugees entered through various crossing points along the Jordan-Syria borderline, most of them children and women. They have been provided all sorts of humanitarian, medical support and safety transported to refugee camps in armed forces vehicles.

Petra said that the said refugees entered from areas hit by torrential rains where they were in need of blankets, warmth and accommodation provided to them in refugee camps.
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Regional instability takes toll on free zone business November 23, 2014

Manufacturers and investors in Jordan's free zone are struggling with "sky-high" shipping costs to reach their clients in trouble-hit Iraq.

According to President of the Jordan Free Zone Investors Association Nabil Rumman, exports from the free zone in Zarqa to the once lucrative Iraqi market have dropped sharply due to instability, which he said forced exporters to avoid the border crossing of Treibil.


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Regional instability takes toll on free zone business
November 23, 2014

Manufacturers and investors in Jordan's free zone are struggling with "sky-high" shipping costs to reach their clients in trouble-hit Iraq.

According to President of the Jordan Free Zone Investors Association Nabil Rumman,"...

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Jordan marks World Day for Prevention of Child Abuse
November 23, 2014

World Day for Prevention of Child Abuse arrived this year with a packed agenda to improve children’s rights in Jordan.


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‘Education Ministry keen on maintaining success of last two Tawjihi exams’
November 23, 2014

Education Minister Mohammad Thneibat on Saturday said the ministry is keen on maintaining the “success” of the last two sessions of the General Secondary Certificate Examination (Tawjihi) in the upcoming"...

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