Youth Network gathers in first annual forum seeking active civic engagement March 27, 2017

Around 500 young people took part in the first annual Jeel962 Forum at Al Hussein Cultural Centre in Amman on Saturday, under the theme “Technology & Us: hand-in-hand in achieving the 2030 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) Agenda”.

A youth volunteer network, Jeel962 focuses on the spread of active civic engagement throughout Jordan. It offers a platform for young people to interact, learn, analyse and take actions on"...

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Dead Sea meet to be ‘a hub for consensus building’ — Safadi March 27, 2017

Jordan hopes that the 28th Arab summit will help Arab states reach increased consensuses amidst a myriad of issues and challenges facing the region, Minister of Foreign Affairs Ayman Safadi said on Sunday.

There are differences among several Arab states, said Safadi at a meeting with reporters on Sunday. “But what brings us together is more than what separates us”, he added.

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Joint Parliament session reaches agreement on 5 disputed draft laws March 27, 2017

Both chambers of Parliament on Sunday held a joint session where they reached an agreement and endorsed a number of disputed articles in five draft laws.

The session took place following successive disagreements between both Houses to accept draft laws on several matters. According to Article 92 of the Constitution: “Should either House twice reject any draft law and the other accept it, whether or not"...

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Tamweelcom boosts small loans sector with 'responsible finance' March 27, 2017

Non-profit Jordan Micro Credit Company, or Tamweelcom, a key player in microfinance in Jordan is adopting the concept of 'responsible finance' in its practices, according to the company

Tamweelcom announced its decision to incorporate a variety of responsible finance practices in its coming three-year strategy, namely seeking better protection of its clients' interests and ensuring an improved line of services, while minimising risk, according to its"...

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Amman most expensive Arab city, 29th worldwide

Amman, together with Milan, ranked 29th internationally in the Worldwide Cost of Living Report 2017, which also ranked the capital as the most expensive Arab city to live in.

Issued recently by the Economist Intelligence Unit, the report is based on the cost-of-living survey, which compares the prices of 160 goods and services in 133 cities around the world.

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Tamweelcom boosts small loans sector with 'responsible finance'
March 27, 2017

Non-profit Jordan Micro Credit Company, or Tamweelcom, a key player in microfinance in Jordan is adopting the concept of 'responsible finance' in its practices, according to the company

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PM receives Iraqi agriculture minister
March 27, 2017

Prime Minister, Hani Al-Mulki, on Sunday, received Iraqi Minister of Agriculture, Falah Al-Lahibi and an accompanying delegation, visiting Jordan to follow up on meetings of the Jordanian-Iraqi Higher Joint Committee, which were held under the chairmanship of the Prime Ministers of the two countries......

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AURAK Receives Visit from Association of Arab Universities
March 27, 2017

The American University of Ras Al Khaimah’s (AURAK) has received a visit from a committee from the Association of Arab Universities (AARU).

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