Amman — To enhance whistleblower and witness protection, the Jordan Transparency Center (JTC) held a workshop on Thursday, December 8, at the Hassan Cultural Center in Marj area in the southern governorate of Karak. The efforts are part of a project implemented in cooperation with the Canada Fund for Local Initiatives (CFLI). The workshop focused … Continue reading Workshop on Whistleblowers and Witness Protection→
Amman — Representatives of the private sector and ministry employees participated in a project training program, minister of tourism Nayef Fayez said on Wednesday while speaking during the workshop organised by the World Tourism Organization (WTO) on the Center Stage Project. The project, financed by the German Agency for International Cooperation (GIZ) and the United … Continue reading Minister Fayez Attends WTO Workshop→
Amman — The Bodybuilding National Team of Jordan returned to Amman Tuesday, November 8th, after taking part in the World’s Championships held in Spain and organized by the International Federation of Bodybuilding (IFBB). After last year’s competition, the Jordan Federation of Fitness and Bodybuilding (JFBB) posted on their official Facebook page: “We are proud of … Continue reading National Team Returns from IFBB World Championship→
Amman — A Border Guard captain, Muhammad Khodayrat, lost his life, and three soldiers were wounded while confronting smugglers on the northeastern borders this morning. In a statement, the Jordan Armed Forces – Arab Army said smugglers opened fire on a Border Guard patrol on the northeastern borders, and soldiers returned fire, compelling the smugglers … Continue reading Soldier Dead and 3 Wounded while Engaging Smugglers→
by: Haya Ashour Durham — The Triangle Guitar Society, a non-profit arts organization, announced the date of an online concert by Jordanian guitarist Tariq Harb. The date is set for Saturday, February 12, 2022. Tickets are available on a link posted on Harb’s official page on Facebook. Harb won several major international competitions and ascertained … Continue reading Triangle Guitar Society to host Tariq Harb Online Concert→
by: Maher Ghordlo Amman — Tech giants Microsoft announced a strategic partnership with the General Network-IoT (GNIoT) to expedite Jordan’s digital transformation goal utilizing “IoT technologies.” In Microsoft statement, GNIoT was recently awarded the class communications license by the Jordanian Telecommunications Regulatory Commission, allowing it to provide services to both public and the government. Maher … Continue reading Strategic Partnership with Microsoft→
by: Haya Ashour Amman — The British Council (BC) in Amman announced Monday the 11 finalists for the Study UK Alumni Awards 2021-22 in Jordan, selected from more than 1,500 international applicants, with the four winners to be announced at a ceremony on January the 30th. In a press release, BC said the nominees were … Continue reading British Council Announces Finalists→
by: Sayed Farah Amman — The kingdom earned a place on CNN’s Dream Destinations list of the 22 best destinations to visit in 2022, with Jordan being the only Arab nation on the yearly list. The list noted the amazing carved-in stone city of Petra that despite the aftermath of the pandemic, “visitors will surely … Continue reading Jordan on CNN Dream Destination List→
by: Maher Ghordlo Cairo — The Arab Parliament condemned what it described as an “armed robbery” and “piracy” committed by the Houthi militia on a UAE cargo ship off the port of Hodeidah in Yemen. In its declaration, the Arab Parliament cautioned the Houthi militia’s threat to the sovereignty of marine navigation and international trade … Continue reading Arab Parliament Condemns Houthi Piracy→
by: Haya Ashour Amman — On behalf of his country, the Russian ambassador to Jordan, Gleb Desyatnikov, signed a cooperation protocol between Jordan and Russia. Jordan was represented by the Minister of Industry, Trade and Supply, Yousef Shamali. Jordan and Russia previously signed another protocol in the cultural, scientific, and educational domains. Russian imports to … Continue reading Jordan and Russia Sign Cooperative Protocol→
by: Sayed Farah You probably won’t believe me if I told you that I fasted for 21 consecutive days. I consumed no food whatsoever, only water and coffee without any sweeteners or creamers. That’s OK. I wouldn’t believe me too unless I did it. That was in the year 2004, and it was in the … Continue reading Why Diets Fail and The Definition of Wellness→
by: Maher Ghordlo Amman — Jordan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates conveyed genuine consolations to the gracious people and government of Malaysia. The Asian country was devastated by floods affecting several districts. The floods claimed tens of lives, leaving many wounded and forced thousands to evict their homes. The ministry’s official spokesman, Haitham Abu … Continue reading Jordan Consoles Malaysia over Flood Victims→
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