Saudi, Jordanian fined over illegal business October 21, 2014

A Saudi citizen and Jordanian expatriate were each fined SR1 million after they were found guilty of running a tasattur business (expatriates running a business in the names of Saudis for fixed fees) from which they collected more than SR83 million.

Quoting what it called private sources, Makkah daily said the verdict, issued by the preliminary criminal circuit of the Administrative Court in Dammam, was upheld by the Court of Appeals.

The Saudi, identified by his initials of S.M., established a company in his name that traded in mobile advertisements and was run by Jordanian...

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Women Empowerment & Leadership Conference- 26th & 27th November 2014 Amman, Jordan October 21, 2014

Women in the Middle East and North Africa region have lived under the shadows of their male counterparts or guardians for several years and are now finally getting the voice that they always needed to express them and show the world their capabilities of not just being homemakers but Business Partners too. Women today in the MENA region have made a place for themselves not only on boards of multinational companies and NGOs but are increasingly emerging as philanthropists and role models who are capable of bringing in the social and mental change needed in the mind sets of people who have been...

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Jordan: Intl food exhibition in Amman this week October 21, 2014

Dozens of international food manufacturer from Italy, Brazil, north Africa and other parts of the world will this week take part in an international food and hospitality service in Amman, organizers said today.

The exhibition, named HORECA Jordan 2014, is to open on October 21st and to include at least 80 firms specialized in the hospitality sector and will feature a special cooking competition for 90 chefs from the kingdom.

An international jury will supervise the competition, which will feature bed-making and coffee-serving contests.

Mohammad Ziyadat, Lawrence &...

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Jordanian, Russian universities eye more cooperation in research October 21, 2014

Representatives of local universities and their Russian counterparts on Monday discussed means of enhancing academic cooperation, including the establishment of a Russian-Jordanian technical university and increasing scholarships for Jordanians at Russian universities.


Hosted by the University of Jordan (UJ), the two-day conference is the fruit of cooperative efforts initiated by the leaders of the two countries in political, economic and cultural domains, UJ President Ekhleif Tarawneh said.

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Jordanian, Russian universities eye more cooperation in research
October 21, 2014

Representatives of local universities and their Russian counterparts on Monday discussed means of enhancing academic cooperation, including the establishment of a Russian-Jordanian"...

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Queen Rania visits GJU School of Architecture and Built Environment’s new premises
October 21, 2014

Her Majesty Queen Rania on Monday visited the new premises of the German-Jordanian University’s (GJU) School of Architecture and Built Environment (SABE).

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Jiza to house Jordan’s first residential eco-village
October 21, 2014

More than 100 green housing units will be built in Jiza to constitute Jordan’s first residential eco-village, officials said on Monday.


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