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Jordan to train Saudis in uranium mining

AMMAN: The Jordan Atomic Energy Commission said that Saudi Arabia has started a programme to train its staff and cadres in Jordan in uranium mining. Under the one-year programme, which is conducted in cooperation with the Jordanian Atomic Energy Commission and Jordanian Uranium Mining Company, Saudis will be trained in ...

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Jordan protests new Israeli airport near border

AMMAN: Jordan has protested the opening of a new Israeli airport near its border, the state-run Al-Mamlaka television said. Located 18 kilometers from the southern Israeli city of Eilat, the Ramon International Airport will be a few kilometers away from Jordanian border. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will officially inaugurate ...

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Oman says time to accept Israel in region

MUSCAT: Oman described Israel as an accepted Middle East state on Saturday, a day after hosting a surprise visit by its prime minister that Washington said could help regional peace efforts. Oman is offering ideas to help Israel and the Palestinians to come together but is not acting as mediator, ...

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School pupils among 17 killed in Jordan flash floods

AMMAN: Flash floods in Jordan swept away a school bus, killing at least 17 people, mostly pupils, emergency services said. Several more students were injured in the incident near the Dead Sea, said an official from the civil defence, Jordan’s fire service, who asked not to be named. “Heavy rains ...

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King Abdullah II of Jordan begins Pakistan visit

ISLAMABAD: Jordan’s King Abdullah II arrived in Pakistan on Thursday on a two-day state visit for talks on bilateral relations, officials said. He was received at a military airbase near Islamabad by President Mamnoon Hussain. A 21-gun salute was given in honor of the distinguished guest. The Jordanian King is ...

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Priyanka Chopra meets Queen Rania before leaving Jordan

JORDAN: Bollywood actress Priyanka Chopra met Queen Rania as she said goodbye to Jordan. The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) ambassador posted a picture from their meeting on Twitter and said that she felt fortunate on meeting the queen. The actress wrote, “Queen Rania is a true inspiration. Her tireless efforts ...

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Airlines must implement Electronic ban by Saturday: British goverment

LONDON: Britain’s ban on laptops and tablet computers in the cabin on flights from several Middle Eastern and North African countries must be implemented by Saturday, the government said. The airlines have until 0001 GMT Saturday (8.01am Saturday, Singapore time) to implement the measure. But passengers “should go to the airport with the expectation ...

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