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Wadi Quseiba excavations offer clues to Yarmoukian lifestyleSeptember 15, 2019

AMMAN — Excavations at a Late Neolithic site in north-western Jordan revealed the existence of an agrarian society in which pottery held a key role, a Canadian archaeologist has said.

Kevin Gibbs, who is affiliated with the University of California, Berkeley, has excavated the Late Neolithic site in north-western Jordan called WQ117 in Wadi Quseiba, along with a colleague from the University of Toronto.

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PM: JTA 'positive' response key step to end teachers' strikeSeptember 15, 2019

Amman, Sept 14 (Petra) –– Prime Minister Omar Razzaz said Saturday that the Jordan Teachers Association's (JTA) response to a government proposal to link performance with a salary raise is 'a key and positive' step to end a week-long strike by public school teachers.

'We and the teacher are all in the country's trench under the leadership of His Majesty the King. You, teachers, are the safety valve of our internal front,' He said in a message to the education community through"...

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Desert Highway project 60% complete'September 15, 2019

AMMAN — The Ministry of Public Works and Housing said on Friday that 60 per cent of the Desert Highway project has been completed.

In a statement carried by the Jordan News Agency, Petra, the ministry's spokesperson Omar Maharmeh said that the Desert Highway's maintenance project is progressing according to timetable, expecting works on the vital route to be completed in the middle of 2020, 'three months before the deadline'.

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Indonesia seeks to increase commercial ties with Jordan, Palestine — envoy-September 15, 2019

AMMAN — Indonesian Ambassador to Jordan Andy Rachmianto on Thursday called for increasing commercial, economic and investment cooperation between Indonesia, Jordan and Palestine.

During a meeting with more than 150 businesspeople from Jordan and Palestine, Rachmianto said that despite the fact that economic cooperation was positive over the past two years, there is still a need for more efforts to boost this cooperation during the coming years.

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Jordan, India private sectors urged to boost tradeSeptember 15, 2019

AMMAN — President of the Amman Chamber of Industry and Jordan Chamber of Industry Fathi Jaghbir on Friday met with India's Ambassador to Jordan Anwar Haleem over means of boosting trade and economic ties between both countries’ private sectors.

Jaghbir, during the meeting, voiced the private sector’s keenness to enhance relations with its Indian counterpart, the Jordan News Agency, Petra, reported.

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JNCW holds training on implementing UN Resolution 1325September 15, 2019

AMMAN — The Jordanian National Commission For Women (JNCW) on Saturday concluded a training session held at the Dead Sea with a media team, designated to implement United Nations Security Council Resolution 1325 on women, peace and security.

The training was attended by 23 media personnel from the military, security and public and private sectors, as well as members of the Jordanian Coalition on UN Resolution 1325, according to the Jordan News"...

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5th edition of French Week commences at BoulevardSeptember 15, 2019

AMMAN — Minister of Tourism and Antiquities Majd Shweikeh, along with Véronique Vouland-Aneini, French ambassador to Jordan, and Akel Biltaji, president of the Franco-Jordanian Chamber of Commerce and Industry, launched the 5th edition of the French Week in Jordan on Saturday during a press conference at the Amman Rotana Hotel.

The French week is an annual 'rendez-vous' that celebrates French culture in all its forms and, taking"...

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Jordan Red Crescent launches first aid appSeptember 15, 2019

Amman, Sept. 14 (Petra) -- The Jordan Red Crescent (JRC) on Saturday launched an official first aid mobile application, on the occasion of World First Aid Day (Sept.14).

In a statement, the JRC said the app allows users to access information, and immediately respond to the most common emergency situations.

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Comprehensive Video Surveillance for Industrial ApplicationsSeptember 15, 2019

Phoenix Contact offers its first comprehensive solution for wired or wireless IP video surveillance in industrial applications.

This includes an extensive product portfolio of connection and automation technology for use between the camera and video server.

Industrial Ethernet components, power supplies, surge protection, connectors, cables, lines, terminal blocks, and 19 components"...

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Al Zahia Sets a New Benchmark by Launching Exclusive Residential Plots at “Orchid” With Direct Access to the Northern Emirates’ Biggest MallSeptember 15, 2019

Sharjah Holding PJSC, a strategic partnership between Majid Al Futtaim Properties and Sharjah Asset Management, announced the launch of its newest neighbourhood – Orchid – offering buyers the opportunity to own a limited number of exclusive residential plots, ranging from 5,000 square feet to 12,000 square feet, with ready infrastructure at Sharjah’s premier lifestyle destination. This one-of-a-kind development with a direct connection to the Northern Emirates’ largest mall – City Centre Al Zahia"...

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