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FM, Iraqi counterpart discuss ties

AMMONNEWS - Minister of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates Ayman Safadi on Tuesday discussed with his Iraqi counterpart Fouad Hussein efforts underway to advance Jordanian-Iraqi cooperation in economic, political and defense spheres.During a telephone conversati
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FM, Iraqi counterpart discuss ties

AMMONNEWS - Minister of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates Ayman Safadi on Tuesday discussed with his Iraqi counterpart Fouad Hussein efforts underway to advance Jordanian-Iraqi cooperation in economic, political and defense spheres.During a telephone conversation, the ministers reviewed progress m

Royal Hashemite Court mourns passing of Kuwait emir, announces 40 days of mourning

AMMONNEWS - The Royal Hashemite Court on Tuesday mourned the passing of Kuwait Emir Sheikh Sabah Al Ahmad Al Jaber Al Sabah, may his soul rest in peace.Under His Majesty King Abdullah’s orders, the Royal Hashemite Court announces 40 days of mourning over Sh
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Royal Hashemite Court mourns passing of Kuwait emir, announces 40 days of mourning

AMMONNEWS - The Royal Hashemite Court on Tuesday mourned the passing of Kuwait Emir Sheikh Sabah Al Ahmad Al Jaber Al Sabah, may his soul rest in peace.Under His Majesty King Abdullah’s orders, the Royal Hashemite Court announces 40 days of mourning over Sheikh Sabah’s passing, as of Tuesday.

King mourns passing of Kuwait Emir, says «We lost a big brother, wise leader»

AMMONNEWS - His Majesty King Abdullah II on Tuesday mourned the passing away of Kuwait Emir Sheikh Sabah Al Ahmad Al Jaber Al Sabah, may God bless his soul."Today we lost a big brother and a wise leader who loved Jordan, His Highness Sheikh Sabah Al Ahmad, M
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King mourns passing of Kuwait Emir, says «We lost a big brother, wise leader»

AMMONNEWS - His Majesty King Abdullah II on Tuesday mourned the passing away of Kuwait Emir Sheikh Sabah Al Ahmad Al Jaber Al Sabah, may God bless his soul."Today we lost a big brother and a wise leader who loved Jordan, His Highness Sheikh Sabah Al Ahmad, May God bless his soul. He was an exce

Jordan reports 820 local Covid-19 infections, 6 fatalities

AMMONNEWS - A total of 823 coronavirus infections, including 820 local cases, and six deaths were reported Tuesday, Health Ministry announced.With that, the total caseload has reached 10049 cases since the outbreak in March, while the death toll has stood at
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Jordan reports 820 local Covid-19 infections, 6 fatalities

AMMONNEWS - A total of 823 coronavirus infections, including 820 local cases, and six deaths were reported Tuesday, Health Ministry announced.With that, the total caseload has reached 10049 cases since the outbreak in March, while the death toll has stood at 57, according to a statement issued b

Sheikh Nawaf Al-Sabah named Kuwait new Emir

AMMONNEWS - The Kuwaiti Cabinet on Tuesday issued a statement naming Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah as the new Emir of Kuwait, in accordance with the Kuwaiti constitution related to the provisions of the Emirate's succession.The statement was issued
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Sheikh Nawaf Al-Sabah named Kuwait new Emir

AMMONNEWS - The Kuwaiti Cabinet on Tuesday issued a statement naming Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah as the new Emir of Kuwait, in accordance with the Kuwaiti constitution related to the provisions of the Emirate's succession.The statement was issued after an extraordinary cabinet meetin

Six COVID-19 deaths, 734 infections recorded Monday

AMMONNEWS - A total of 734 coronavirus cases, including 721 local infections, and six deaths were recorded Monday, Minister of Health Sa'ed Jabir announced.He told a press conference at the prime ministry that the majority of today's cases were recorded in Am
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Six COVID-19 deaths, 734 infections recorded Monday

AMMONNEWS - A total of 734 coronavirus cases, including 721 local infections, and six deaths were recorded Monday, Minister of Health Sa'ed Jabir announced.He told a press conference at the prime ministry that the majority of today's cases were recorded in Amman, which accounted for 593 cases, f

FM, S. Korean counterpart discuss regional developments

AMMONNEWS - Minister of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates Ayman Safadi and his S. Korean counterpart Kang Kyung-wha held talks over the phone on Monday for a discussion on Jordanian-S. Korean ties and regional ties.The coronavirus pandemic was not absent from t
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FM, S. Korean counterpart discuss regional developments

AMMONNEWS - Minister of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates Ayman Safadi and his S. Korean counterpart Kang Kyung-wha held talks over the phone on Monday for a discussion on Jordanian-S. Korean ties and regional ties.The coronavirus pandemic was not absent from the talks as the top diplomats reitera

Amman 'concerned' about escalation between Armenia, Azerbaijan

AMMONNEWS - The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates said Monday that it is concerned about the latest escalation between Azerbaijan and Armenia in the region of Nagorno-Karabakh.Daifallah Fayez, the spokesperson of the Ministry, underscored the import
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Amman 'concerned' about escalation between Armenia, Azerbaijan

AMMONNEWS - The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates said Monday that it is concerned about the latest escalation between Azerbaijan and Armenia in the region of Nagorno-Karabakh.Daifallah Fayez, the spokesperson of the Ministry, underscored the importance of exercising restraint and putt

PM attends signing of four agricultural agreements

AMMONNEWS - Prime Minister, Omar Razzaz, on Monday attended the signing of four agreements between the Agriculture Ministry, the Jordan Valley Farmers Union and agricultural companies and cooperatives.In the presence of Environment Minister and Acting Agricul
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PM attends signing of four agricultural agreements

AMMONNEWS - Prime Minister, Omar Razzaz, on Monday attended the signing of four agreements between the Agriculture Ministry, the Jordan Valley Farmers Union and agricultural companies and cooperatives.In the presence of Environment Minister and Acting Agriculture Minister, Saleh Kharabsheh, the

King, Abu Dhabi crown prince discuss ties

AMMONNEWS - His Majesty King Abdullah, in a phone call on Monday with Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, the crown prince of Abu Dhabi and the deputy supreme commander of the UAE Armed Forces, discussed bilateral ties and issues of mutual concern.
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King, Abu Dhabi crown prince discuss ties

AMMONNEWS - His Majesty King Abdullah, in a phone call on Monday with Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, the crown prince of Abu Dhabi and the deputy supreme commander of the UAE Armed Forces, discussed bilateral ties and issues of mutual concern.

Royal Decree dissolves Lower House

AMMONNEWS - A Royal Decree was issued dissolving the Lower House of Parliament as of Sunday, September, 27, 2020 in line with paragraph (3) of Article (34) of the Constitution.
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Royal Decree dissolves Lower House

AMMONNEWS - A Royal Decree was issued dissolving the Lower House of Parliament as of Sunday, September, 27, 2020 in line with paragraph (3) of Article (34) of the Constitution.

Kingdom records 431 COVID-19 infections, two fatalities

AMMONNEWS - The Kingdom recorded 431 COVID-19 infections on Sunday, pushing the caseload to 8,492, according to a statement issued by Prime Ministry the Ministry of Health (MoH).Amman saw the highest number of infections with 281 cases, followed by Balqa wit
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Kingdom records 431 COVID-19 infections, two fatalities

AMMONNEWS - The Kingdom recorded 431 COVID-19 infections on Sunday, pushing the caseload to 8,492, according to a statement issued by Prime Ministry the Ministry of Health (MoH).Amman saw the highest number of infections with 281 cases, followed by Balqa with 50 cases; 24 cases were recorded in

Royal Decrees dissolve Senate, appoint president, members of Upper House

AMMONNEWS - A Royal Decree was issued on Sunday, dissolving the Senate as of 27 September 2020.Another Royal Decree was issued, appointing the following as members of the Senate:1. Faisal Fayez2. Marouf Bakhit3. Samir Rifai4. Rajai Muasher5. Jamal Khraisha6.
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Royal Decrees dissolve Senate, appoint president, members of Upper House

AMMONNEWS - A Royal Decree was issued on Sunday, dissolving the Senate as of 27 September 2020.Another Royal Decree was issued, appointing the following as members of the Senate:1. Faisal Fayez2. Marouf Bakhit3. Samir Rifai4. Rajai Muasher5. Jamal Khraisha6. Saleh Irshaidat7. Taw

Kingdom to see rise in temperatures on Sunday

AMMONNEWS - A slight rise in temperatures is expected to prevail on Sunday, bringing moderate weather conditions in most regions, while it will be relatively hot in the Jordan Valley, the Dead Sea and Aqaba, the Jordan Meteorological Department (JMD) said i
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Kingdom to see rise in temperatures on Sunday

AMMONNEWS - A slight rise in temperatures is expected to prevail on Sunday, bringing moderate weather conditions in most regions, while it will be relatively hot in the Jordan Valley, the Dead Sea and Aqaba, the Jordan Meteorological Department (JMD) said in its daily report.During the next two

Queen Rania Teacher Academy Joins Microsoft Global Training Partner Program

AMMONNEWS - The Queen Rania Teacher Academy (QRTA) has joined the Microsoft Global Training Partner (MGTP) program, a crucial partnership that enables it to benefit from technological innovation in the field of online teacher training, and enhance educator sk
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Queen Rania Teacher Academy Joins Microsoft Global Training Partner Program

AMMONNEWS - The Queen Rania Teacher Academy (QRTA) has joined the Microsoft Global Training Partner (MGTP) program, a crucial partnership that enables it to benefit from technological innovation in the field of online teacher training, and enhance educator skills in online instruction, especially in

Teachers interim committee warns of calls by suspended council

AMMONNEWS - An interim committee managing the affairs of the suspended teachers' syndicate on Sunday said any calls be members of the syndicate to organize any activity or release statements or express any stands are «illegal and have no legal framewor
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Teachers interim committee warns of calls by suspended council

AMMONNEWS - An interim committee managing the affairs of the suspended teachers' syndicate on Sunday said any calls be members of the syndicate to organize any activity or release statements or express any stands are «illegal and have no legal framework».In a statement, the committee, which the

Police arrest 3 placed on most-wanted list

AMMONNEWS - A police commando force on Sunday arrested three fugitives placed on most-wanted list in a predawn raid on their hideout in a Central Badia area.A statement by the Public Security Department said a force from its antinarcotics division managed to
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Police arrest 3 placed on most-wanted list

AMMONNEWS - A police commando force on Sunday arrested three fugitives placed on most-wanted list in a predawn raid on their hideout in a Central Badia area.A statement by the Public Security Department said a force from its antinarcotics division managed to apprehend the three after a brief sta

PM : Gov’t to set safety criteria for mosques, restaurants reopening

AMMONNEWS - Prime Minister Omar Razzaz on Sunday announced that his government will this week set health safety criteria that will allow for the reopening of mosques and churches and the restart of dine-in services at restaurants and cafes once those in charg
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PM : Gov’t to set safety criteria for mosques, restaurants reopening

AMMONNEWS - Prime Minister Omar Razzaz on Sunday announced that his government will this week set health safety criteria that will allow for the reopening of mosques and churches and the restart of dine-in services at restaurants and cafes once those in charge of these entities undertake to uphold s

Authorities denies recording Covid-19 infections among 19 inmates in an Irbid prison

AMMONNEWS - A security source on Saturday said an inmate, in the Bab al-Hawa Correction and Rehabilitation Center, in the northern governorate of Irbid, had tested positive with the coronavirus.The source told the Jordan News Agency (Petra) that a doctor in t
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Authorities denies recording Covid-19 infections among 19 inmates in an Irbid prison

AMMONNEWS - A security source on Saturday said an inmate, in the Bab al-Hawa Correction and Rehabilitation Center, in the northern governorate of Irbid, had tested positive with the coronavirus.The source told the Jordan News Agency (Petra) that a doctor in the center's hospital, had suspected t

Amending Defense Order No. 7 enables Education Ministry to implement its content for current school year

AMMONNEWS - Education Minister Tayseer Nuaimi said amending the Defense Order No. 7 of 2020, or any of its provisions, enables the ministry to continue working according to its content for the current school year 2021/2020, stressing that this does not mean t
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Amending Defense Order No. 7 enables Education Ministry to implement its content for current school year

AMMONNEWS - Education Minister Tayseer Nuaimi said amending the Defense Order No. 7 of 2020, or any of its provisions, enables the ministry to continue working according to its content for the current school year 2021/2020, stressing that this does not mean that the current school year will be entir

US President Donald Trump nominates Amy Coney Barrett for Supreme Court

AMMONNEWS - US President Donald Trump has nominated Amy Coney Barrett as his pick to replace the late Ruth Bader Ginsburg on the Supreme Court.The announcement was made by Trump on Saturday days after several media outlets confirmed through sources of his upc
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US President Donald Trump nominates Amy Coney Barrett for Supreme Court

AMMONNEWS - US President Donald Trump has nominated Amy Coney Barrett as his pick to replace the late Ruth Bader Ginsburg on the Supreme Court.The announcement was made by Trump on Saturday days after several media outlets confirmed through sources of his upcoming choice.Barrett, 48, is an I

Jordan records 850 COVID-19 cases, the highest daily count since pandemic began

AMMONNEWS - Jordan on Saturday reported its highest single-day rise in coronavirus cases since the outbreak began in early March.A total of 850 new positive cases where noted today, up from 620 on Friday, according to a joint daily brief by the Prime Ministr
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Jordan records 850 COVID-19 cases, the highest daily count since pandemic began

AMMONNEWS - Jordan on Saturday reported its highest single-day rise in coronavirus cases since the outbreak began in early March.A total of 850 new positive cases where noted today, up from 620 on Friday, according to a joint daily brief by the Prime Ministry and the Ministry of Health.More

Slight drop in temps forecast over weekend

AMMONNEWS - A slight drop in temperatures is expected, on Friday, as autumn-like weather prevail countrywide, while relatively hot conditions are forecast in the Jordan Valley, the Dead Sea, and the port city of Aqaba.Winds will be north westerly moderate, pi
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Slight drop in temps forecast over weekend

AMMONNEWS - A slight drop in temperatures is expected, on Friday, as autumn-like weather prevail countrywide, while relatively hot conditions are forecast in the Jordan Valley, the Dead Sea, and the port city of Aqaba.Winds will be north westerly moderate, picking up at times during night hours.

3 deaths, 620 new COVID-19 cases in Jordan

AMMONNEWS - Three deaths and 620 new COVID-19 cases recorded in Jordan on Friday, 610 of which are local infections, bringing the total number of cases since the beginning of the coronavirus crisis to 7,211, a statement issued by the Prime Ministry and the He
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3 deaths, 620 new COVID-19 cases in Jordan

AMMONNEWS - Three deaths and 620 new COVID-19 cases recorded in Jordan on Friday, 610 of which are local infections, bringing the total number of cases since the beginning of the coronavirus crisis to 7,211, a statement issued by the Prime Ministry and the Health Ministry said.Three new COVID-19

Palestine’s Abbas calls on UN to arrange international conference next year

AMMONNEWS - Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas appealed Friday to the United Nations to arrange an international conference on the peace process, in the wake of Gulf Arab recognition of Israel.In an address to the UN General Assembly, Abbas asked Secretary-Ge
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Palestine’s Abbas calls on UN to arrange international conference next year

AMMONNEWS - Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas appealed Friday to the United Nations to arrange an international conference on the peace process, in the wake of Gulf Arab recognition of Israel.In an address to the UN General Assembly, Abbas asked Secretary-General Antonio Guterres to convene the

FM takes part in Alliance for Multilateralism meeting

AMMONNEWS - Minister of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates Ayman Safadi, on Friday, participated in the Alliance for Multilateralism meeting, co-organized by Germany and France, through videoconference, in the sidelines of the 75th Session of the United Nations
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FM takes part in Alliance for Multilateralism meeting

AMMONNEWS - Minister of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates Ayman Safadi, on Friday, participated in the Alliance for Multilateralism meeting, co-organized by Germany and France, through videoconference, in the sidelines of the 75th Session of the United Nations General Assembly.Safadi said that Jor

PM says gatherings to blame for COVID-19 incidence uptick

AMMONNEWS - Prime Minister Omar Razzaz on Thursday said that his government will do its utmost to avoid the reintroduction of a kingdom-wide blanket lockdown and said the recent uptick in COVID-19 cases was mainly caused by gatherings over the past two weeks.
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PM says gatherings to blame for COVID-19 incidence uptick

AMMONNEWS - Prime Minister Omar Razzaz on Thursday said that his government will do its utmost to avoid the reintroduction of a kingdom-wide blanket lockdown and said the recent uptick in COVID-19 cases was mainly caused by gatherings over the past two weeks.Razzaz emphasized that the community

King receives Egypt, France FMs, EU special representative

AMMONNEWS - His Majesty King Abdullah on Thursday received Egypt Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry, France Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian, and European Union Special Representative for the Middle East Peace Process Susanna Terstal.King Abdullah stressed th
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King receives Egypt, France FMs, EU special representative

AMMONNEWS - His Majesty King Abdullah on Thursday received Egypt Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry, France Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian, and European Union Special Representative for the Middle East Peace Process Susanna Terstal.King Abdullah stressed the importance of maintaining coordinati

549 new COVID-19 cases in Jordan, 544 local infections

AMMONNEWS - A total of 549 new COVID-19 cases have been recorded in Jordan on Thursday, 544 of which are local cases, bringing the total number of cases since the beginning of the coronavirus crisis to 6,591, a statement issued by the Prime Ministry and the H
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549 new COVID-19 cases in Jordan, 544 local infections

AMMONNEWS - A total of 549 new COVID-19 cases have been recorded in Jordan on Thursday, 544 of which are local cases, bringing the total number of cases since the beginning of the coronavirus crisis to 6,591, a statement issued by the Prime Ministry and the Health Ministry said.The local, the st

Amman coordination meeting to support the Middle East peace process concluded

AMMONNEWS - The foreign ministers of Jordan, Egypt, France and Germany on Thursday held talks here to maintain coordination and consultation on ways to support the Middle East peace process to achieve a just, comprehensive and lasting peace.In a joint stateme
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Amman coordination meeting to support the Middle East peace process concluded

AMMONNEWS - The foreign ministers of Jordan, Egypt, France and Germany on Thursday held talks here to maintain coordination and consultation on ways to support the Middle East peace process to achieve a just, comprehensive and lasting peace.In a joint statement at the conclusion of the multilate

Planning minister lauds Japan's assistance to Jordan

AMMONNEWS - Minister of Planning and International Cooperation, Dr. Wissam Rabadi, met with the Japanese ambassador to Jordan, Hidenao Yanagi, on the occasion of the end of his tenure in the country.Speaking during the meeting, Rabadi lauded Japan's continue
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Planning minister lauds Japan's assistance to Jordan

AMMONNEWS - Minister of Planning and International Cooperation, Dr. Wissam Rabadi, met with the Japanese ambassador to Jordan, Hidenao Yanagi, on the occasion of the end of his tenure in the country.Speaking during the meeting, Rabadi lauded Japan's continued support to the Kingdom, and its "und

354 new Covid-19 infections, two-virus related deaths recorded in Wednesday

AMMONNEWS - Minister of Health, Dr. Sa'ad Jaber, announced that 363 new Covid-19 cases, including 9 imported infections, were recorded in the Kingdom.Speaking during a press conference on Wednesday at the Prime Ministry, he said two virus-related deaths for t
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354 new Covid-19 infections, two-virus related deaths recorded in Wednesday

AMMONNEWS - Minister of Health, Dr. Sa'ad Jaber, announced that 363 new Covid-19 cases, including 9 imported infections, were recorded in the Kingdom.Speaking during a press conference on Wednesday at the Prime Ministry, he said two virus-related deaths for two patients, one in his eighties an

Gov't excludes blanket curfews at time being

AMMONNEWS - The government is closely monitoring the developments on the epidemiological situation in the Kingdom as ad hoc teams constantly review and assess the measures taken against the novel coronavirus, Minister of State for Media Affairs Amjad Adaileh
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Gov't excludes blanket curfews at time being

AMMONNEWS - The government is closely monitoring the developments on the epidemiological situation in the Kingdom as ad hoc teams constantly review and assess the measures taken against the novel coronavirus, Minister of State for Media Affairs Amjad Adaileh said Wednesday.Adaileh, who is the al

Academic year in public Jordanian Universities postponed

AMMONNEWS - The start of the academic year in the public Jordanian universities and colleges will start Sunday, October, 11 according to the arrangements agreed on by the Higher Education Council on September 21, 2020.Minister of Higher Education and Scientif
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Academic year in public Jordanian Universities postponed

AMMONNEWS - The start of the academic year in the public Jordanian universities and colleges will start Sunday, October, 11 according to the arrangements agreed on by the Higher Education Council on September 21, 2020.Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research Muhyieddeen Touq said in

EU contributes EUR12.6 million to support Palestinian, Syrian refugees in Jordan

AMMONNEWS - The European Union (EU) renewed its commitment to supporting the work carried out by the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA), with a EUR12.6 million contribution targeting Palestinian refugees fro
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EU contributes EUR12.6 million to support Palestinian, Syrian refugees in Jordan

AMMONNEWS - The European Union (EU) renewed its commitment to supporting the work carried out by the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA), with a EUR12.6 million contribution targeting Palestinian refugees from Syria in Jordan."This support comes

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