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Two Jordanians killed in shooting at Israeli embassy in Amman

Israeli authorities are working with Jordanian Date : July 24, 2017 Reporter : ANI Amman [Jordan], July 24 (ANI): Two Jordanians were killed and an Israeli wounded in an incident at the Israel embassy compound in Amman on Sunday night, according to media reports. The incident occurred after a Israeli security officer was stabbed by a Jordanian worker who had entered the Israeli embassy compound in Amman for routine furniture replacement. The police had sealed off the embassy for further investigation. "The security officer, the Jordanian landlord ...Full Story

POLITICS

Two Jordanians killed in shooting at Israeli embassy in Amman

Date : July 24, 2017 Reporter : ANI Israeli authorities are working with Jordanian Amman [Jordan], July 24 (ANI): Two Jordanians were killed and an Israeli wounded in an incident at the Israel embassy compound in Amman on Sunday night, according to media reports. The incident occurred after a Israeli security ...Full Story

BUSINESS

Jordan keen on signing deal to buy Israeli gas

Date : December 10, 2014 Reporter : Trend Jordan imports annually approximately 97 percent of its energy needs Jordan is keen on signing a deal to purchase Israeli gas via a US firm, the state-run Petra news agency reported. Jordan's Minister of Energy and Mineral Resources Mohammad Hamed said importing Israeli gas is not considered a ...Full Story

INDUSTRY

World Bank says Dead Sea project feasible

Date : January 17, 2013 Reporter : Big News Network The price tag was estimated at $10 billion TEL AVIV, Israel -- The World Bank says a 180-kilometer (112 mile) conduit from the Red Sea to the Dead Sea to arrest the latter's declining water level is feasible. Fearing the rapidly declining Dead Sea may disappear, Israel, ...Full Story

SOCIO-CULTURE

Israel quarrying West Bank while putting squeeze on Palestinian quarries

Date : April 24, 2016 Reporter : Big News Network Israeli army is being accused of disrupting WEST BANK, Palestinian territories - The Israeli army is being accused of disrupting the operations of quarries in the Occupied West Bank, causing widespread financial hardship among quarry owners and their network of sub-contractors ...Full Story

HISTORY

Jordan king vows war against Islamic State for killing captive pilot

Date : February 5, 2015 Reporter : BigNewsNet Amman swiftly executed two terrorist prisoners AMMAN, Jordan - King Abdullah of Jordan has vowed a "relentless" war against Islamic State militants on their own territory as Amman swiftly executed two terrorist prisoners in retaliation for the Islamic State's grisly ...Full Story

HUMAN RIGHTS

Jordan vows to secure release of pilot after ISIS beheads Japanese hostage

Date : February 1, 2015 Reporter : BigNewsNet Fighter pilot al-Kasasbeh, was captured when his F-16 crashed in December AMMAN, Jordan - Jordan has vowed to do everything it can to secure the release of a fighter pilot captured by ISIS militants, after a video was released purporting to show the beheading of a Japanese hostage. The apparent killing of ...Full Story

ENVIRONMENT

Kerry to visit Jordan for talks on Jerusalem crisis

Date : November 12, 2014 Reporter : Trend Fight against militants from the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry will travel to Jordan on Wednesday for discussions with King Abdullah about tensions in Jerusalem, the State Department, according to Reuters news agency. During his visit, Kerry will also discuss ...Full Story

EDUCATION

Real-life story - A scholarship in Jordan helps student with disability to keep dreaming

Date : July 20, 2017 Reporter : BNN She used to feel trapped by her physical disability 'I see this program as a great opportunity; I can get a job after completing the course despite my health situation.' Meet Hadeel Nimer, a 21 year'old student from Syria who now lives in Jordan. She used to feel trapped ...Full Story

TECHNOLOGY

Jordan launches unprecedented spate of airstrikes on ISIS targets

Date : February 8, 2015 Reporter : BigNewsNet Dozens of air strikes have been launched against ISIS AMMAN, Jordan - A Jordanian official says dozens of air strikes have been launched against ISIS militants since the group released a video last week showing the burning to death of a Jordanian fighter pilot. Jordan said at the time ...Full Story

TRAVEL

Air Arabia confirms Petra Airlines acquisition was done with existing capital

Date : January 18, 2015 Reporter : BigNewsNet Jordan as a safe, advance business model SHARJAH, UAE - The CEO of Air Arabia Adel Ali told the Middle East business newspaper Gulf News on Sunday that the airline's latest purchase of a controlling stake in Jordan's Petra Airlines was fully funded by the company's ...Full Story

SPORTS

Samsung to sponsor Jordanian team at Asian Games

Date : September 16, 2014 Reporter : insidethegames.biz Samsung will support the Arab nation for the duration of the Games Jordan has received a welcome boost shortly before the Opening Ceremony of Incheon 2014 with the news that Olympic TOP sponsor Samsung will support the Arab nation for the duration of the Games. A 156-strong Jordanian team is set ...Full Story

ENTERTAINMENT

Princess Haya Bint Al Hussein: Azerbaijan taking fantastic steps combining modernity with sports

Date : December 13, 2014 Reporter : Trend Baku, Azerbaijan, Dec. 13 By Elchin Mehdiyev - Trend: Trend Agency's interview with the president of the International Equestrian Federation (FEI), the Princess of Jordan, Her Royal Highness Haya Bint Al Hussein - Your ...Full Story

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