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Social Development Ministry launches anti-vagrancy campaign

Jordan Times
AMMAN — Due to the “remarkable increase in organised vagrancy”, the Social Development...

Civil society organisations urge gov’t to protect women’s rights amid pandemic

Jordan Times
AMMAN – Twenty-two civil and women’s organisa-tions issued a statement recently asking the...

JCI calls for further support for SMEs

Jordan Times
AMMAN — The government need to develop new mechanisms to support small- and...

Aboul Gheit, Al-Safadi discuss latest developments of Palestinian situation

Saudi Gazette
CAIRO — Arab League Secretary General Ahmed Aboul Gheit discussed on Tuesday with...

UPDATED: Egyptian, Iraqi, Jordanian FMs urge frameworks to protect Arab water...

Ahram
Egypt’s Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry said he has reviewed the issue of the...

Income, sales tax revenues grew by 9% in first 9 months...

Jordan Times
AMMAN — Income and sales tax revenues during the 2020 January-September period went...

Jordan’s King Abdullah swears in new government to speed reforms

Egypt Independent
AMMAN (Reuters) – Jordan’s King Abdullah on Monday swore in a new government...

GAM Council approves agreement with Amman Vision Investment and Development

Jordan Times
AMMAN — The Greater Amman Municipality (GAM) Council has approved an agreement to...

Quality measures needed to halt growing unemployment rate — JLW

Jordan Times
AMMAN — On the occasion of the World Day for Decent Work, celebrated...

IQRA’A raises pre-seed investment

Wamda
Amman-based educational technology (edtech) startup IQRA’A Audiobooks, has raised $115,000 in a pre-seed...

Pandemic alters consumer behaviour – experts

Zawya
AMMAN — As social norms and economic decisions evolve in response to COVID-19,...

Jordan, Egypt and Iraq trade ministers follow up on trilateral summit...

Jordan Times
AMMAN — Jordanian, Egyptian and Iraqi ministers of industry and trade on Sunday...

Jordan warns of full lockdown after virus cases surge

Egypt Independent
AMMAN (Reuters) – Jordan warned on Wednesday it could be forced to return...

Is AI The Way To Save Your Business?

Al Bawaba
With the world on the brink of another digital revolution, companies across the...

Jordan-Iraq business symposium seeks to tackle trade woes

Jordan Times
AMMAN — A Jordanian delegation on Sunday discussed the challenges arising from the...

Justice Ministry offers legal aid to 1,569 defendants

Jordan Times
AMMAN — The Justice Ministry in coordination with the Jordan Bar Association has...

Trade federation raises concerns over ‘workplaces turning into virus hotspots’

Jordan Times
AMMAN — The General Federation of Jordanian Trade Unions warned against workplaces and...

Clothing sector seeks return to government’s hard-hit sectors list

Jordan Times
AMMAN — Representatives of the clothing sector on Thursday demanded that the government...

Queen Alia airport welcomes 17,199 travellers since resuming int’l flight operations

Jordan Times
AMMAN — Queen Alia International Airport (QAIA), since September 8, has welcomed 17,199...

King Abdullah says crisis is an opportunity for ‘more inclusive’ global...

The National
The Covid-19 crisis can be an opportunity for a more inclusive global recovery...

Calls for cancellation of limits on restaurants grow

Jordan Times
AMMAN — Tourism restaurant investors and members of the Amman Chamber of Commerce...

Jordan to Allow Stranded Egyptian Workers Return

Al Bawaba
Published September 17th, 2020 - 02:00 GMT ...

Jordan buys 120,000 tonnes wheat in tender –trade

Zawya
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Jordan unemployment rate reaches ‘historic high’ — JEF

Jordan Times
AMMAN — Unemployment rates in the Kingdom have “recorded the highest level in...

Global index sheds light on Jordanian women’s ‘very low’ economic participation

Jordan Times
AMMAN — Jordan ranked 129th on the 2019 Women, Peace and Security Index...

S&P Reaffirms Jordan’s Credit Rating at B/B+

Al Bawaba
In a phone interview, Makhamreh said that the latest rating can go down...

Jordan drops 19 places in UN’s E-Government Development Index

Jordan Times
AMMAN — The Jordan Strategy Forum (JSF) on Saturday released a policy paper...

Bill Gates says he could be as tough on his employees...

CNBC
Bill Gates helped build Microsoft into one of the world's most valuable companies....

AMF extends loan facility worth $41m to Jordan to ease Covid-19...

The National
The Arab Monetary Fund (AMF) extended a loan facility worth $41 million (Dh150.5m)...

Co-founder of 3D rocket printer Relativity steps down as tech chief,...

CNBC
Relativity co-founder and CTO Jordan Noone stands next to one of the company's...

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