Yanni's infamous high notes to echo off Amman's mountainous Citadel this September June 20, 2016

His fabulousness, international Greek musician Yanni, will be gracing Amman, Jordan with his presence for the first time in his fruitful career.

Having put on a spectacular show at Cairo's Pyramids in October 2015, he is now returning to the Middle East for what is predicted to be yet another magical evening on 25 September, 2016.

News of Yanni coming to Amman was positively received by thousands of his fans, when the announcement was first made by the "Friends of Jordan Festivals""......

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Poll finds rise in support in Jordan for battle against IS June 20, 2016

AMMAN, Jordan (AP) -- A new poll shows more support among Jordanians for fighting Islamic State extremists, but also a sharp rise in dissatisfaction with the economy.

The survey by the International Republican Institute, a U.S. think tank, was published Monday.

The pro-Western kingdom is a member of an international U.S.-led military coalition against"...

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Jordan court jails Norwegian-Iraqi for 15 years for ‘terrorism’ June 20, 2016

A Jordanian court sentenced a Norwegian man of Iraqi descent to 15 years in prison on Sunday for planning “terrorist acts” in the kingdom.

Khaled al-Rebai, 49, was also found guilty by Amman’s state security court of “possessing explosive material,” according to the verdict delivered in front of Norwegian diplomats in the Jordanian capital.


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Lucky Fans to Win Prizes in Ramadan Giveaway on FacebookJune 20, 2016

(ME NewsWire)-- In celebration of the sacred month of Ramadan, Chinese auto maker JAC (Shanghai Stock Exchange: 600418) is giving their fans in the Muslim world a chance to win exclusive JAC merchandises. The ‘Show us your Ramadan’ contest is currently taking place on JAC’s Facebook page, and three lucky winners will be awarded prizes at the end of June. Fans simply need to share a photo of their favourite thing about Ramadan in a comment below the"...

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Cricket legend Wasim Akram builds a bridge between cricket and road safety in the UAEJune 20, 2016

  • Wasim Akram’s message on ‘Road Etiquette and Politeness’
  • Support and endorsement of iconic leaders is vital for the cause of road safety
  • Lack of a caring attitude seen as a root cause of reckless driving

Wasim Akram, Pakistani cricket legend, endorses to the cause of road safety in the UAE. Mr. Akram’s message addresses the lack of a caring attitude, a root cause of reckless driving, resulting in"...

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Linde Gas Turkey Chooses Mix Telematics for Increasing SafetyJune 20, 2016

Linde Gas Turkey, part of the Linde Group, a leading global industrial gas and engineering company, has invested in a MiX Telematics fleet management solution in order to increase the road safety of their heavy vehicles along with enhancing positive driver behaviour. Turker JMT, a MiX Telematics partner in Turkey, will implement the fleet"...

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Allianz Worldwide Care Triumphs at Global Awards CeremonyJune 20, 2016

Allianz Worldwide Care has been recognised as the top international health insurer at the inaugural International Adviser Product & Service Awards, which took place in London recently and honoured excellence across the financial services industry.

Following an in-depth analysis by industry experts, Allianz Worldwide Care triumphed over competitors including Cigna Global"...

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La Cressonnière is 2016 Prix de Diane Longines ChampionJune 20, 2016

The filly La Cressonnière swept to victory in the Prix de Diane Longines, the world's top race for fillies, in view of more than 45’000 enthusiastic spectators at the Chantilly racecourse on 19 June 2016. To celebrate this fantastic performance, Christian Demuro, who rid the champion of the day, the owner and the trainer received The Longines Master Collection watch from the Swiss watch maker Longines, the Title Partner, Official Timekeeper and Watch of the event for the 6th time. The raceday in Chantilly is also"...

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Shelling intensifies in southern Syria, say residents of Jordan’s border towns June 20, 2016

AMMAN — Residents of the Kingdom’s northern towns say heavy bombardment in Syria’s south by President Bashar Assad’s regime has become more intense in recent days, adding that loud shelling can be heard every night.

“Bombing somehow subsided in April and early May. But now we sleep to the sound of shelling,” said Mohammad Obeidat from the village of Al Rafid, some 100km north of Amman.


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Women’s abilities ‘squandered’ due to early exit from labour market, institute saysJune 20, 2016

AMMAN — The 2015 population census revealed that Jordanian women start leaving the labour market at the age of 30 despite having the education, skills and stamina to continue longer, according to the Sisterhood is Global Institute (SIGI).

This limits their chances to reach decision, making positions and to effectively participate in comprehensive and sustainable development, SIGI said in a statement released"...

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