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News Jordan » Balqa: Syrian refugee population increases slightly last year

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Publication date: Sunday 18 February 2018

With regard to refugee-locations across Jordan, the UNHCR indicated that around 185,332 are in Amman, 135,329 in Irbid, 78,663 in Mafraq, 47,795 in Zarqa, 18,546 in Balqa, 11,602 in Madaba, 9,427 in Jerash, 7,532 in Maan, 7,174 in Ajloun, 3,485 in Aqaba ...

News Jordan » Balqa: UJ students participate in 'healthy cooking' competition

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Publication date: onday 19 February 2018

told The Jordan times. Organisers also said that similar competitions will be held at other universities, including Balqa Applied University, German Jordanian University and Petra Private University in the days ahead. Smoking cessation, physical activity ...

News Jordan » Balqa: ‘The Educational System Has Failed Us': The Grief and Frustration of Jordan's Unemployed University Graduates

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Publication date: Friday 09 February 2018

a former student at Al-Balqa Applied University, told Global Voices. The education that Lara and many more are referring to is that provided by public and private universities. Since the form of government in Jordan is a parliamentary monarchy ...

News Jordan » Balqa: Jordan inaugurates international research center

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Publication date: uesday 16 May 2017

Jordan's King Abdullah II on Tuesday formally launched an international research center whose members include experts from ... The facility, located in Balqa province, just northwest of Amman, "will house the first nuclear-powered accelerator in the ...

News Jordan » Balqa: Construction begins on three water projects in Jordan

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Publication date: hursday 08 June 2017

Worth $493,000 (JD350,000), the projects will be implemented by local contractors and will be targeting the main water network in Jordan’s Balqa area, The Jordan Times reported. According to the Ministry of Water and Irrigation, main and tertiary pipes ...

News Jordan » Balqa: Boxer’s victory aids Saudi women empowerment

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Publication date: Saturday 03 February 2018

The event was held in Balqa, north of Amman. Her success at the championship ... However, she was not able to achieve the desired results. On a visit to Jordan, she stayed with her sister, a student at a college there. There, Dona heard about a physical ...

News Jordan » Balqa: Animal abuse remains widespread in Jordan, as puppy mills rampant and stolen pets freely sold

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Publication date: Wednesday 18 December 2013

Such abuse likely comes from Islamic tradition, which warns adherents against contact with dogs and other animals deemed impure, said Hussein Khazaei, the dean of the sociology department at Jordan's Al-Balqa Applied University. "Generation after ...

News Jordan » Balqa: In Jordan, Comedy Masks Deepening Refugee Concern

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Publication date: Sunday 04 August 2013

In terms of the funny tune poking fun at Jordan’s changing population, Hussein Khozai, a sociologist at Al Balqa University, said the song expresses social frustration at Jordan’s shifting demographics. “Their presence is felt in both in quantity and ...

News Jordan » Balqa: Jordan launches Middle East scientific research center

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Publication date: uesday 16 May 2017

AMMAN, May 16 (Xinhua) -- King Abdullah II of Jordan inaugurated an advanced scientific research center on Tuesday ... is located in Allan region in the Balqa Governorate to the north west of Amman. The center will contribute to developing scientific ...