ICC calls on Sudan to make observations over legal questions raised by Jordan May 26, 2018

The Appeals Chamber of the International Criminal Court (ICC) Friday called for observations by the Sudanese government and President Omer al-Bashir over the legal questions raised by Jordan over its case against the Sudanese leader.

The Hague-based court in December 2017 accused Jordan, which is a party to the Rome Statute of the ICC, of failing to arrest al-Bashir - when he was on Jordanian territory to participate in an Arab League summit on 29 March"...

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Rouhani Stresses Broadening of Iran-Jordan Relations May 26, 2018

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani in a message to Jordan's King Abdullah called for the expansion of mutual cooperation between the two countries, and said that the two countries have the needed potentials to achieve the same goal.

'I hope the bilateral relations between the two countries would expand in different fields,' President Rouhani said in his message while congratulating Jordan's Independence Day.

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Prince William to visit Jordan, Israel, West Bank in June May 26, 2018

Kensington Palace says Prince William will visit Israel and the Palestinian territories at the end of June — the first British royal to make an official visit there.

The prince will begin his June 24-28 trip in Amman, Jordan, then travel to Jerash in Jordan; Tel Aviv and Jerusalem in Israel; and Ramallah in the West Bank.

No British royal has ever made an official visit"...

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Ministry to draft 10-year plan to improve lives of people with disabilities May 26, 2018

The Ministry of Social Development has formed a national team to develop a 10-year plan aimed at moving from an institution-based system for persons with disabilities to a family and community based support service, ministry spokesperson Fawaz Ratrout told The Jordan Times, noting that “since the Law on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities came into force in 2017, the ministry has initiated the necessary steps for the social integration of persons with disabilities in line with Article 27 of the law”.

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Ministry to draft 10-year plan to improve lives of people with disabilities
May 26, 2018

The Ministry of Social Development has formed a national team to develop a 10-year plan aimed at moving from an institution-based system for persons with disabilities to a family and community based support service, ministry spokesperson"...

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Jordan’s exports to NAFTA countries rose by 14 per cent during Q1 of 2018
May 26, 2018

Jordan’s national exports to the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) countries have increased by 14 per cent including to the US by 13 per cent compared with same period in 2017, the Jordan News Agency, Petra, reported"...

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‘No licence for new buildings issued since recent building bylaw went into effect’
May 26, 2018

None of the country’s housing developers has had a single licence issued to start a new building since the building bylaw went into effect at the beginning of May, President of the Jordan Housing Developers Association Zuhair"...

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