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CDD responds to 194 various incidents

Amman, May 25 — The Civil Defense Department (CDD) dealt with 92 injuries due to 194 accidents countrywide during the last 24 hours. CDD also responded to 501 medical cases across the Kingdom, the department said in its daily update.

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NATO to join anti-Daesh coalition

Brussels, May 25 — NATO is joining the US-led international coalition fighting against Daesh terrorist organization, Secretary General of the NATO Jens Stoltenberg said. The NATO decision to officially join the anti-Daesh coalition will be ratified in Brussels on Thursday, Stoltenberg added. The chief noted, that this decision does not mean that the NATO will take part in military operations, ...

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Jordanian Envoy to Turkey meets Turkish Parliament Speaker

Ankara, May 25 — Jordanian Ambassador to Turkey Amjad Adayleh met on Wednesday with Turkish Parliament Speaker Ismail Kahraman for talks to cement bilateral ties. The ambassador handed the Turkish lawmaker an official invitation from Jordanian house speaker Atef Tarawneh to visit Jordan and discuss ways to enhance parliamentary ties between the two countries. Meanwhile, the two officials discussed ways ...

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Israeli forces arrest 22 Palestinians in West Bank

Ramallah, May 25 — Israeli occupation soldiers early Thursday launched wide range arrest campaigns and detained 22 Palestinians from various West Bank cities. According to the Palestinian Prisoner’s Club, Israeli troops broke into the West Bank cities of Qalqilya, Hebron, Bethlehem, Nablus and Ramallah and arrested the 22 Palestinians.

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Rise in temperatures forecast over weekend

Amman, May 25  — Moderate weather is expected in most parts of the Kingdom, while it will be relatively hot in the Jordan valley and the Gulf of Aqaba, the Jordan Meteorological Department said in its daily update. There will be a slight drop in temperatures on Friday, bringing pleasant weather across the country. Winds will be northwesterly moderate. Similar ...

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European MP: Jordan; close partner of EU

Amman, May 24  — A member of the European Parliament on Wednesday said Jordan remains a closer partner of the European Union, stressing that the bloc is keen to expand cooperation with the Kingdom to address challenges facing the Middle East. Speaking on the conclusion of a several-day visit to the Kingdom, head of the European Parliament’s committee on relations ...

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French media agency keen to cement cooperation with Jordan, says director

Amman, May 24 — Director-General of the Canal France International (CFI), the French media development agency of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Development, Etienne Fiatte, said his agency focuses on boosting cooperation with Jordan, which includes the largest number of projects to be implemented with any country of the region. During a joint press conference with French Ambassador ...

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King, Crown Prince receive cables on 71st Independence Day

Amman, May 24 — His Majesty King Abdullah II, on Wednesday, received cables of congratulations from leaders of Arab, Muslim and friendly countries on the 71st anniversary of Jordan’s Independence Day. They wished the King continued good health and the Jordanian people further progress and prosperity, emphasizing ties between their Jordan and their countries. The King also received cables from ...

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King congratulates the nation on Independence Day

Amman, May 24  — His Majesty King Abdullah II on Wednesday congratulated the nation on its 71st Independence Day, which falls tomorrow May 25th, and said it is an occasion to proudly recall the great achievements of the first generation of builders and their great services to this most precious homeland. Following is the full text of His Majesty’s remarks ...

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