Gendarmerie director, ICRC official discuss cooperation November 27, 2014

The Director General of the Gendarmerie Department, Major General Ahmad Al Sweilmiyeen, met on Wednesday with Head of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) in Jordan, Catherine Gendre, and the accompanying delegation to discuss cooperation between the two sides in the field of human rights.

The Gendarmerie director voiced the department's keenness to protect and enhance human rights and public freedoms in Jordan.

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IAEA official: Jordan is first country to invite IAEA for INIR November 27, 2014

Deputy Director General of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Alexander Bychkov has said Jordan was the first country to invite the IAEA for an Integrated Nuclear Infrastructure Review (INIR) in 2009.

Bychkov, who is also the Head of the Department of Nuclear Energy, in an interview with Jordan News Agency "Petra," on the sidelines of his visit to the Kingdom, said this mission is based on our "Milestones" approach, which outlines"...

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AFED Conference on Arab Food Security in Amman November 27, 2014

The Arab region imports half the food it needs. However, Arab countries can boost their food production, primarily by improving productivity and irrigation efficiency, in addition to regional cooperation. These are key findings of a report on food security released today by the Arab Forum for Environment and Development (AFED) at the opening of its annual conference in Amman, under the patronage of his majesty King Abdullah II ibn Al-Hussein.


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AP Interview: Jordan prince calls for tolerance November 27, 2014

Moderate Muslims must take a stand against religious extremists who violate the core values of Islam, a brother of Jordan's king said Wednesday.


Prince Feisal al-Hussein also said that Jordan is trying to defuse religious tensions at a major Jerusalem shrine that is sacred to Muslims and Jews.


Jordan serves as custodian of the Muslim-run shrine, which sits on the fault line of the Israeli-Arab conflict. Jordan is also part of a U.S.-led military coalition against the Islamic State group, which holds territory across"......

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AP Interview: Jordan prince calls for tolerance
November 27, 2014

Moderate Muslims must take a stand against religious extremists who violate the core values of Islam, a brother of Jordan's king said Wednesday.


Prince Feisal al-Hussein also said that Jordan is trying to defuse religious"......

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New Maserati showroom opens in Amman
November 27, 2014

Gargour Automotive Trading, the official importer of Maserati automobiles in Jordan, has announced the opening of its new and exclusive Amman showroom and commencement of operations in the country.

The state-of-the-art showroom was launched with an official opening ceremony during which present...

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GFP volunteers from 11 countries attend Samsung Advanced Training in Amman
November 27, 2014

Thirty-three experienced volunteers from 21 different Generations For Peace (GFP) programmes in 11 countries attended the fourth Samsung Advanced Training which concluded"...

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