Jordan denies signing gas import deal with Israel December 18, 2014

Jordan's Minister of Energy and Mineral Resources Mohammad Hamed said Wednesday Jordan did not sign a deal with Israel to import natural gas.


In a statement on Wednesday, the minister said several media reports indicated that Jordan signed the agreement, which in inaccurate.


"When the deal is signed, it will be announced," said the minister.


He added that importing"......

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3rd Arab Housing Conf. kicks off in Jordan December 18, 2014

The 3rd Arab Housing Conference themed "residential cities with integrated services" started here on Wednesday to discuss several significant issues in the Arab world with the participation of a Kuwaiti delegation.

Speaking at the conference, Sami Halsa, Jordanian Public Works and Housing Minister, said that housing is a pivotal issue that catches the attention of media, all governmental and non-governmental institutions in the society to turn strategies into programs.

He underlined the necessity of future planning and common cooperation to get practical and scientific experiences...

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Jordan Presents Resolution for Palestine Statehood to UN December 18, 2014

Jordan presented a resolution to the United Nations Security Council setting out a one-year deadline for reaching a peace agreement between the Israelis and the Palestinians and an Israeli withdrawal from lands it captured in the 1967 Six-Day War.


As the Arab representative on the Security Council, Jordan introduced the resolution today so it could be voted on at any"...

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King visits Southern Badia, urges efforts to fight poverty, unemployment December 18, 2014

His Majesty King Abdullah on Wednesday expressed pride in the residents of Southern Badia region, “who are a main component of the Jordanian national fabric”.


During a visit to the area, where he met with several dignitaries and tribal leaders, the King said the meeting is in line with ongoing contacts "with my family members and brothers in the Southern Badia”, according to a Royal Court statement.


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Jupiter Systems Announces Canvas 2.2, the New Version of Its Award-Winning Collaborative Visualization Suite

Jupiter Systems, the world’s leading supplier of collaborative visualization solutions for global enterprises and public agencies today introduced Canvas 2.2, an updated version of its collaborative visualization solution. Canvas 2.2 was developed to more efficiently deliver shared video, data, and other mission-critical information to control centers and remote teams via video walls, PCs, tablets and smartphones.


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King visits Southern Badia, urges efforts to fight poverty, unemployment
December 18, 2014

His Majesty King Abdullah on Wednesday expressed pride in the residents of Southern Badia region, “who are a main component of the Jordanian national fabric”.

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MPs endorse article allowing taxpayers to contest income tax value in court
December 18, 2014

Lawmakers on Wednesday continued their deliberations over the draft income tax law, granting taxpayers the right to appeal to the court if not convinced with the estimated"...

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Universities' lack of independence blamed for 'poor' education quality
December 18, 2014

Challenges facing the higher education sector were the focus of a recent gathering that provided an opportunity for experts and scholars to share their views on roadblocks"...

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    Dozens of Egyptian Islamists jailed

    Dozens of Egyptian Islamists accused of torching churches and police stations after the ousting of former President Mohamed Morsi are jailed...