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Prince El Hassan attends launching of sectoral studies results

AMMONNEWS - HRH Prince El Hassan Bin Talal, Chairman of the Higher Council for Science and Technology (HCST), attended the launching ceremony of results of the sectoral studies conducted by the National Center for Human Resources Development (NCHRD).The NCHR
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Prince El Hassan attends launching of sectoral studies results

AMMONNEWS - HRH Prince El Hassan Bin Talal, Chairman of the Higher Council for Science and Technology (HCST), attended the launching ceremony of results of the sectoral studies conducted by the National Center for Human Resources Development (NCHRD).The NCHRD has conducted three studies to be us

Jordanian energy companies sign deals to supply natural gas to local industries

AMMONNEWS - Two deals were signed on Tuesday by two major Jordanian energy companies to supply natural gas to local companies to help reduce their energy costs.The deals were signed by Jordan's state-run National Electric Power Company and the Jordanian-Egypt
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Jordanian energy companies sign deals to supply natural gas to local industries

AMMONNEWS - Two deals were signed on Tuesday by two major Jordanian energy companies to supply natural gas to local companies to help reduce their energy costs.The deals were signed by Jordan's state-run National Electric Power Company and the Jordanian-Egyptian FAJR for Natural Gas Transmission

Germany offers €56 million to WFP in Jordan

AMMONNEWS - Germany has offered a grant of €56 million to the UN World Food Program (WFP) to continue providing support to some 880,000 people during the winter, according to a statement issued by the German embassy in Amman.This contribution comes as part
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Germany offers €56 million to WFP in Jordan

AMMONNEWS - Germany has offered a grant of €56 million to the UN World Food Program (WFP) to continue providing support to some 880,000 people during the winter, according to a statement issued by the German embassy in Amman.This contribution comes as part of Germany's commitment to the Syrian r

Ministerial team, teachers syndicate sit for dialogue

AMMONNEWS - Prime Minister, Omar Razzaz, described the meeting held Wednesday at the Ministry of Education between a ministerial team and a number of members of the Jordan Teachers Syndicate to end the strike as «important.»After attending part o
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Ministerial team, teachers syndicate sit for dialogue

AMMONNEWS - Prime Minister, Omar Razzaz, described the meeting held Wednesday at the Ministry of Education between a ministerial team and a number of members of the Jordan Teachers Syndicate to end the strike as «important.»After attending part of the meeting, Razzaz said the dialogue that took

Saudi Crown Prince assures desire for intl participation into Aramco attacks

AMMONNEWS - Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman assures Russian President Vladimir Putin of the Kingdom’s desire for international participation in the investigation into the recent attacks on Saudi Aramco facilities.For his part, Russia’s P
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Saudi Crown Prince assures desire for intl participation into Aramco attacks

AMMONNEWS - Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman assures Russian President Vladimir Putin of the Kingdom’s desire for international participation in the investigation into the recent attacks on Saudi Aramco facilities.For his part, Russia’s Putin, in a phone call with the Saudi Crown

Jordanians held in Libya released

AMMONNEWS - After intensive effort exerted by the Jordanian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates and Jordanian authorities, the authorities in Libya have released two of the three Jordanian nationals who had been detained for more than a year, the mini
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Jordanians held in Libya released

AMMONNEWS - After intensive effort exerted by the Jordanian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates and Jordanian authorities, the authorities in Libya have released two of the three Jordanian nationals who had been detained for more than a year, the ministry's spokesman, Sufian Qudah, Wednesday

153,000 Syrians return home from Jordan since mid-October

AMMONNEWS - Some 153,000 Syrians have left Jordan via the Jaber Border Crossing since its reopening in mid-October, among them were about 33,000 registered refugees, according to the Interior Ministry's Syrian Refugees Affairs Department.In a statement, the m
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153,000 Syrians return home from Jordan since mid-October

AMMONNEWS - Some 153,000 Syrians have left Jordan via the Jaber Border Crossing since its reopening in mid-October, among them were about 33,000 registered refugees, according to the Interior Ministry's Syrian Refugees Affairs Department.In a statement, the ministry reaffirmed Jordan's commitmen

King meets German President in Berlin

AMMONNEWS - His Majesty King Abdullah II on Tuesday held talks at the Bellevue Presidential Palace in Berlin with President of the Federal Republic of Germany Frank-Walter Steinmeier, on relations between the two countries and ways of cementing bilateral coop
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King meets German President in Berlin

AMMONNEWS - His Majesty King Abdullah II on Tuesday held talks at the Bellevue Presidential Palace in Berlin with President of the Federal Republic of Germany Frank-Walter Steinmeier, on relations between the two countries and ways of cementing bilateral cooperation in the various fields.The two

Israel exit polls show Netanyahu, Gantz in tight race

AMMONNEWS - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his main challenger Benny Gantz were neck-and-neck in the country’s general election after polls closed on Tuesday, exit surveys showed.Three separate exit polls carried by Israeli television station
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Israel exit polls show Netanyahu, Gantz in tight race

AMMONNEWS - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his main challenger Benny Gantz were neck-and-neck in the country’s general election after polls closed on Tuesday, exit surveys showed.Three separate exit polls carried by Israeli television stations showed Netanyahu’s right-wing Likud a

Jordan, Turkey discuss cooperation on tourism

AMMONNEWS - Minister of Tourism and Antiquities, Majd Shweikeh, Tuesday held a meeting in Amman with her Turkish counterpart, Mehmet Nuri Ersoy, and an accompanying delegation for a discussion on cementing Jordanian-Turkish cooperation on tourism.Shweikeh hig
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Jordan, Turkey discuss cooperation on tourism

AMMONNEWS - Minister of Tourism and Antiquities, Majd Shweikeh, Tuesday held a meeting in Amman with her Turkish counterpart, Mehmet Nuri Ersoy, and an accompanying delegation for a discussion on cementing Jordanian-Turkish cooperation on tourism.Shweikeh highlighted the various investment oppor

Gov't says open to dialogue with teachers syndicate

AMMONNEWS - The Government on Tuesday emphasized that it remained committed to dialogue with the Jordanian Teachers Syndicate as the only means to resolve the current teachers' strike in a manner that serves both the students and teachers.In a statement, the
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Gov't says open to dialogue with teachers syndicate

AMMONNEWS - The Government on Tuesday emphasized that it remained committed to dialogue with the Jordanian Teachers Syndicate as the only means to resolve the current teachers' strike in a manner that serves both the students and teachers.In a statement, the Government said a ministerial team is

'Being united in support of Hashemite leadership security pillar:

AMMONNEWS - President of the Senate, Faisal al-Fayez, has said the cohesion of the Jordanian social fabric, and standing as one behind His Majesty King Abdullah II constitute a lynchpin for the national security.Sponsoring a ceremony for honoring the founder
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'Being united in support of Hashemite leadership security pillar:

AMMONNEWS - President of the Senate, Faisal al-Fayez, has said the cohesion of the Jordanian social fabric, and standing as one behind His Majesty King Abdullah II constitute a lynchpin for the national security.Sponsoring a ceremony for honoring the founders of the Al Salt Islamic Charitable So

Jordan to Get Back Baqoura, Ghumar Annexes From Israel

AMMONNEWS - Israel will return Baqoura and Ghumar annexes to Jordan after King Abdullah decided not to renew the agreement that placed the land under Israeli disposal for 25 years, Energy Minister Yuval Steinitz said Friday.The Minister indicated that the Isr
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Jordan to Get Back Baqoura, Ghumar Annexes From Israel

AMMONNEWS - Israel will return Baqoura and Ghumar annexes to Jordan after King Abdullah decided not to renew the agreement that placed the land under Israeli disposal for 25 years, Energy Minister Yuval Steinitz said Friday.The Minister indicated that the Israeli efforts to guarantee continued a

Sources :US considers more intel sharing with Saudi Arabia after attack

AMMONNEWS - The United States is considering increasing its intelligence sharing with Saudi Arabia after Saturday’s attack on Saudi oil facilities, which halved the kingdom’s production and jolted world oil markets, US officials told Reuters.The US offici
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Sources :US considers more intel sharing with Saudi Arabia after attack

AMMONNEWS - The United States is considering increasing its intelligence sharing with Saudi Arabia after Saturday’s attack on Saudi oil facilities, which halved the kingdom’s production and jolted world oil markets, US officials told Reuters.The US officials, who spoke on condition of anonymity,

King departs on working visit to Germany

AMMONNEWS - His Majesty King Abdullah departed on Monday, on a working visit to Germany, where His Majesty holds talks on Tuesday with Federal President of Germany Frank-Walter Steinmeier and German Chancellor Angela Merkel on means to bolster cooperation, a
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King departs on working visit to Germany

AMMONNEWS - His Majesty King Abdullah departed on Monday, on a working visit to Germany, where His Majesty holds talks on Tuesday with Federal President of Germany Frank-Walter Steinmeier and German Chancellor Angela Merkel on means to bolster cooperation, as well as current regional developments.

Jordan slams Israeli PM's Hebron annexation plans

AMMONNEWS - The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates has inveighed against Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's statements on his intention to extend Israeli sovereignty over Hebron in the occupied West Bank and the so-called «Kiryat Arba&
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Jordan slams Israeli PM's Hebron annexation plans

AMMONNEWS - The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates has inveighed against Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's statements on his intention to extend Israeli sovereignty over Hebron in the occupied West Bank and the so-called «Kiryat Arba» settlement, located on the outskirts of Hebron

Moderate weather forecast for two days

AMMONNEWS - Moderate weather conditions are expected to prevail on Monday in the hilly areas and the plains, while it will be relatively hot in the Jordan Valley and the Dead Sea with low clouds, the Jordan Meteorological Department (JMD) reported.The weathe
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Moderate weather forecast for two days

AMMONNEWS - Moderate weather conditions are expected to prevail on Monday in the hilly areas and the plains, while it will be relatively hot in the Jordan Valley and the Dead Sea with low clouds, the Jordan Meteorological Department (JMD) reported.The weather will change to be relatively cold at

Energy Ministry: Global oil prices jump in second week of September

AMMONNEWS - The prices of oil and its derivatives in global markets have significantly pulled up in the second week of September, compared to the first week of the month, the Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources announced Monday.The prices of 95-octane ga
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Energy Ministry: Global oil prices jump in second week of September

AMMONNEWS - The prices of oil and its derivatives in global markets have significantly pulled up in the second week of September, compared to the first week of the month, the Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources announced Monday.The prices of 95-octane gasoline rose by 7.5 percent to $623.1

Leaders of Turkey, Russia, Iran set to tackle Syria turmoil

AMMONNEWS - The leaders of Turkey, Russia and Iran meet on Monday to try to secure a lasting truce in northwest Syria following attacks by the government that risk deepening regional turmoil and pushing a new wave of migrants toward Turkey.The summit in Ankar
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Leaders of Turkey, Russia, Iran set to tackle Syria turmoil

AMMONNEWS - The leaders of Turkey, Russia and Iran meet on Monday to try to secure a lasting truce in northwest Syria following attacks by the government that risk deepening regional turmoil and pushing a new wave of migrants toward Turkey.The summit in Ankara, bringing together countries whose

Palestinian FM discusses Israeli plans on Jordan Valley with Jordanian, Turkish counterparts

AMMONNEWS - Palestinian Foreign Minister Riyad Malki met in Jeddah with his Jordanian and Turkish counterparts and discussed coordinating efforts to confront the declaration by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on annexing the occupied Jordan Valley a
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Palestinian FM discusses Israeli plans on Jordan Valley with Jordanian, Turkish counterparts

AMMONNEWS - Palestinian Foreign Minister Riyad Malki met in Jeddah with his Jordanian and Turkish counterparts and discussed coordinating efforts to confront the declaration by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on annexing the occupied Jordan Valley and Israeli violations in Jerusalem and it

Iraq denies its territory was used to launch attack on Saudi oil facilities

AMMONNEWS - Iraq denied on Sunday that its territory had been used to carry out attacks on oil facilities in Saudi Arabia, referring to drone attacks on Saturday that targeted Aramco oil installations in the Kingdom's Eastern Province.A Baghdad government sta
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Iraq denies its territory was used to launch attack on Saudi oil facilities

AMMONNEWS - Iraq denied on Sunday that its territory had been used to carry out attacks on oil facilities in Saudi Arabia, referring to drone attacks on Saturday that targeted Aramco oil installations in the Kingdom's Eastern Province.A Baghdad government statement denied “media reports that (Ir

ACC calls for eliminating trade barriers between Jordan, Syria

AMMONNEWS - The Amman Chamber of Commerce (ACC) Board of Directors called on the Syrian private sector to communicate with its government on facilitating the transit of Jordanian goods and products to the Syrian market without restrictions and canceling any r
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ACC calls for eliminating trade barriers between Jordan, Syria

AMMONNEWS - The Amman Chamber of Commerce (ACC) Board of Directors called on the Syrian private sector to communicate with its government on facilitating the transit of Jordanian goods and products to the Syrian market without restrictions and canceling any requirements in this regard, especially du

Gov't welcomes JTA's call for dialogue

AMMONNEWS - The government welcomed the Jordan Teachers Association's (JTA) request for meeting to open a dialogue.The government team assigned to follow up on the teachers' strike issue is willing to meet with the JTA at the Ministry of Education, it said.
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Gov't welcomes JTA's call for dialogue

AMMONNEWS - The government welcomed the Jordan Teachers Association's (JTA) request for meeting to open a dialogue.The government team assigned to follow up on the teachers' strike issue is willing to meet with the JTA at the Ministry of Education, it said.

Dubai manager accused of embezzling Dh17.5m

AMMONNEWS - Two men went on trial at the Dubai Court of First Instance after they were accused of transferring Dh17.5 million from a businessman’s account in online banking fraud.One of the defendants,46, a Jordanian, betrayed the trust of a 58-year-old bu
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Dubai manager accused of embezzling Dh17.5m

AMMONNEWS - Two men went on trial at the Dubai Court of First Instance after they were accused of transferring Dh17.5 million from a businessman’s account in online banking fraud.One of the defendants,46, a Jordanian, betrayed the trust of a 58-year-old businessman, also Jordanian, after workin

Jordan's envoy presents credentials to Qatar's Emir

AMMONNEWS - Jordanian Ambassador Zaid Lozi on Sunday presented his credentials to the Emir of Qatar Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani, as Jordan's ambassador extraordinary and plenipotentiary to Qatar.During the ceremony, Lozi conveyed His Majesty King Abdullah
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Jordan's envoy presents credentials to Qatar's Emir

AMMONNEWS - Jordanian Ambassador Zaid Lozi on Sunday presented his credentials to the Emir of Qatar Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani, as Jordan's ambassador extraordinary and plenipotentiary to Qatar.During the ceremony, Lozi conveyed His Majesty King Abdullah's greetings and wishes of continued

Interior minister forms committee to investigate renewing wanted person passport

AMMONNEWS - Interior Minister Salameh Hammad decided to form a committee to investigate into circumstances and reasons behind renewing the passport of a wanted person outside the Kingdom.Following discussions on the issue recently raised by media outlets, th
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Interior minister forms committee to investigate renewing wanted person passport

AMMONNEWS - Interior Minister Salameh Hammad decided to form a committee to investigate into circumstances and reasons behind renewing the passport of a wanted person outside the Kingdom.Following discussions on the issue recently raised by media outlets, the Interior Ministry said Saturday the

King, in phone call with Saudi monarch, reaffirms Jordan’s support for Saudi Arabia

AMMONNEWS - His Majesty King Abdullah, in a phone call on Saturday with Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud of Saudi Arabia, expressed utter condemnation of the cowardly drone attack that targeted two Aramco oil facilities in S
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King, in phone call with Saudi monarch, reaffirms Jordan’s support for Saudi Arabia

AMMONNEWS - His Majesty King Abdullah, in a phone call on Saturday with Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud of Saudi Arabia, expressed utter condemnation of the cowardly drone attack that targeted two Aramco oil facilities in Saudi Arabia.In the phone call, King A

Jordan condemns drone attacks on Saudi oil facilities

AMMONNEWS - The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates condemned as «a vicious act of terrorism» attacks launched by drones on two oil facilities in Saudi Arabia early Saturday.Drones attacked an oil processing facility in Abqaiq and the Khur
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Jordan condemns drone attacks on Saudi oil facilities

AMMONNEWS - The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates condemned as «a vicious act of terrorism» attacks launched by drones on two oil facilities in Saudi Arabia early Saturday.Drones attacked an oil processing facility in Abqaiq and the Khurais oil field operated by Saudi Aramco, sparking

PM: JTA 'positive' response key step to end teachers' strike

AMMONNEWS - 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 tea
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PM: JTA 'positive' response key step to end teachers' strike

AMMONNEWS - 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'

Moderate weather for Saturday

AMMONNEWS - The weather forecast for Saturday is moderate in most parts of the Kingdom, and relatively hot in the Jordan Valley and the Dead Sea areas, the Jordan Meteorological Department (JMD) reported.The highs in Amman and much of the northern region wil
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Moderate weather for Saturday

AMMONNEWS - The weather forecast for Saturday is moderate in most parts of the Kingdom, and relatively hot in the Jordan Valley and the Dead Sea areas, the Jordan Meteorological Department (JMD) reported.The highs in Amman and much of the northern region will rise to 30 degrees Celsius, sliding

Trump confirms death of al-Qaeda heir Hamza bin Laden

AMMONNEWS - US President Donald Trump on Saturday confirmed that Hamza bin Laden, the son and designated heir of al-Qaeda founder Osama bin Laden, was killed in a counter-terrorism operation along the Afghanistan-Pakistan border.“The loss of Hamza bin Lade
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Trump confirms death of al-Qaeda heir Hamza bin Laden

AMMONNEWS - US President Donald Trump on Saturday confirmed that Hamza bin Laden, the son and designated heir of al-Qaeda founder Osama bin Laden, was killed in a counter-terrorism operation along the Afghanistan-Pakistan border.“The loss of Hamza bin Laden not only deprives al-Qaeda of importan

Schenker affirms his country's commitment to Jordan's security

AMMONNEWS - Assistant Secretary of State for Near Eastern Affairs David Schenker affirmed his country's commitment to Jordan's stability and the economic prosperity of the Jordanian people.In a statement put out by the US embassy in Amman on Thursday, Schenke
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Schenker affirms his country's commitment to Jordan's security

AMMONNEWS - Assistant Secretary of State for Near Eastern Affairs David Schenker affirmed his country's commitment to Jordan's stability and the economic prosperity of the Jordanian people.In a statement put out by the US embassy in Amman on Thursday, Schenker, who is currently here for his firs

Moderate weather forecast for weekend

AMMONNEWS - The weather forecast for Thursday is moderate in the highlands and plains, and relatively hot to hot in other areas across the Kingdom, the Jordan Meteorological Department (JMD) reported.Mercury levels are expected to hover between 30 and 18 deg
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Moderate weather forecast for weekend

AMMONNEWS - The weather forecast for Thursday is moderate in the highlands and plains, and relatively hot to hot in other areas across the Kingdom, the Jordan Meteorological Department (JMD) reported.Mercury levels are expected to hover between 30 and 18 degrees Celsius in Amman, 30 - 17 in the

Suspect in attempted money exchange shop robbery arrested

AMMONNEWS - The Criminal Investigation Department (CID) personnel arrested a person who attempted to rob a money exchange shop in Marj Al Hamam area in the capital Amman, the Public Security Department (PSD) announced on Thursday.In a statement, the PSD's spo
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Suspect in attempted money exchange shop robbery arrested

AMMONNEWS - The Criminal Investigation Department (CID) personnel arrested a person who attempted to rob a money exchange shop in Marj Al Hamam area in the capital Amman, the Public Security Department (PSD) announced on Thursday.In a statement, the PSD's spokesperson said that the Southern Amma

Interior Minister meets UNHCR representative

AMMONNEWS - Interior Minister Salamah Hammad on Thursday discussed with the Representative of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), Christine Matthews, means to aid Jordan in shouldering the burden of the waves of refugees.During the mee
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Interior Minister meets UNHCR representative

AMMONNEWS - Interior Minister Salamah Hammad on Thursday discussed with the Representative of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), Christine Matthews, means to aid Jordan in shouldering the burden of the waves of refugees.During the meeting, the minister affirmed the depth

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