Arcapita acquires industrial real estate in US November 14, 2018

Arcapita, a global leader in Shari’ah-compliant alternative investments, has acquired a seven-property industrial real estate portfolio in Cleveland, Ohio, US.

The Cleveland portfolio comprises 655,000 sq ft of high-quality industrial assets within the metropolitan area and is occupied by a diverse range of creditworthy tenants operating in the logistics, technology,"...

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US-Based Lineage Logistics Acquires UK Cold Storage, Frozen Food and Logistics Service Provider Yearsley Group November 14, 2018

(AETOS Wire)-- Lineage Logistics Holdings, LLC (“Lineage” or the “Company”), the world’s most innovative and trusted provider of temperature-controlled supply chain solutions, today announced it has acquired Yearsley Group Limited (“Yearsley”), a leading temperature-controlled logistics service provider and frozen food distributor in the UK. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

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Gov’t amends conditions to grant nationality, permanent residency to investors November 13, 2018

AMMAN — The Cabinet on Monday amended conditions set in February this year to grant investors Jordanian nationality or residency, a Cabinet statement said.

The new rules entailed changes to several previous instructions, allowing, for example, investors who have been present in the country to apply and obtain the same privileges as new peers.

Investors are offered a list"...

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Joint Cabinet-Lower House meeting identifies government priorities for coming period November 13, 2018

AMMAN — Lower House Speaker Atef Tarawneh, members of the House’s Permanent Bureau and heads of committees on Monday met with Prime Minister Omar Razzaz and a group of ministers, the Jordan News Agency, Petra, reported.

Discussions during the meeting, held in the Lower House, focused on the implementation of the pillars included in the Speech from the Throne as a joint task for the government and Parliament, the government's priorities"...

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Tourism sector shows healthy signs in third quarter this year

AMMAN — The number of tourists grew by 7.1 per cent in the third quarter this year, while the increase was 7.8 per cent in the number of overnight visitors.

The Tourism and Antiquities Ministry said in a statement, cited by the Jordan News Agency, Petra, that the number of overnight tourists amounted to around 3.6 million, compared with 3.3 million in the same period of 2017.

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Joint Cabinet-Lower House meeting identifies government priorities for coming period
November 13, 2018

AMMAN — Lower House Speaker Atef Tarawneh, members of the House’s Permanent Bureau and heads of committees on Monday met with Prime Minister Omar Razzaz and a group of ministers, the Jordan News Agency, Petra, reported.

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Social development minister launches programme to promote lifelong learning
November 13, 2018

AMMAN — Minister of Social Development Basma Ishaqat on Monday launched the “Development We Need for the Future We Want”, an initiative to promote the concept of adult education and lifelong learning.

Established"...

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Jordan, Iraq discuss trade, joint ventures
November 13, 2018

AMMAN — Iraq on Monday voiced support for Jordan’s request of exempting exports from customs fees, the Jordan News Agency, Petra, reported.

Iraqi"...

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