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News Jordan » Economy: US senator says $6B in aid for Jordan likely to rise

News channel or source: http://abcnews.go.com/International/wireStory/us-senator-6b-aid-jordan-rise-53219152
Publication date: uesday 20 February 2018

He says the senators will talk to the International Monetary Fund "about taking some pressure off" Jordan regarding economic austerity measures. Jordan has suffered an economic downturn and rising unemployment, raising fears of growing instability ...

News Jordan » Economy: Jordan Threads the Needle Between Moscow and Washington

News channel or source: https://lobelog.com/jordan-threads-the-needle-between-moscow-and-washington/
Publication date: onday 19 February 2018

At this point, Jordan does not want further deterioration of security on its borders because it has its own internal security and economic concerns. That was the main reason for the separate ceasefire for southern Syria brokered by Washington and Moscow in ...

News Jordan » Economy: Perfect Tense: Comparing Israel’s Ties with Jordan and Turkey

News channel or source: http://www.washingtoninstitute.org/policy-analysis/view/perfect-tense-comparing-israels-ties-with-jordan-and-turkey
Publication date: Friday 16 February 2018

In the economic sphere, the most remarkable developments have included agreements to export cheaper Israeli natural gas to Jordan; arrangements to export Jordanian agricultural products through Israel to Europe and Russia; the joint creation of a free ...

News Jordan » Economy: Job center for Syrians opens in Jordan refugee camp

News channel or source: http://www.nydailynews.com/newswires/news/world/job-center-syrians-opens-jordan-refugee-camp-article-1.3828015
Publication date: Sunday 18 February 2018

Implementation has been slow because of Jordan's economic downturn, high unemployment and the slow pace of regulatory change. About 90,000 Syrians have obtained work permits so far, and only two factories are exporting goods to Europe under the new rules ...

News Jordan » Economy: U.S. Boosts Aid to Jordan Despite Threat to Cut Support Over UN Vote

News channel or source: https://www.haaretz.com/us-news/u-s-boosts-aid-to-jordan-despite-threat-to-cut-support-over-un-vote-1.5822468
Publication date: hursday 15 February 2018

It also made it clear that the agreement is "a signal of the United States’ continuing commitment to Jordan’s stability, prosperity, and security." The State Department also said that "The MOU supports King Abdullah II’s political and economic reform ...

News Jordan » Economy: Job centre for Syrian refugees opens in Jordan camp

News channel or source: http://www.ilo.org/beirut/media-centre/news/WCMS_618068/lang--en/index.htm
Publication date: Sunday 18 February 2018

“The commitment and actions taken by the Government of Jordan following the London Conference set a model on how to enhance the self-reliance of refugees while supporting the local economy”, said UNHCR’s Assistant Representative for Protection to ...

News Jordan » Economy: Jordan gets grants from U.S. to boost economic, security reforms

News channel or source: http://www.xinhuanet.com/english/2018-02/14/c_136976277.htm
Publication date: Wednesday 14 February 2018

AMMAN, Feb. 14 (Xinhua) -- Jordan and the U.S. on Wednesday signed a deal under which the U.S. will grant Jordan more than 6 billion U.S. dollars from 2018-2022. According to the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), which was signed by U.S. Secretary of ...

News Jordan » Economy: Jordan- Turkish ambassador, ASEZA chief discuss economic relations

News channel or source: http://menafn.com/1096454577/Jordan-Turkish-ambassador-ASEZA-chief-discuss-economic-relations?src=RSS
Publication date: Saturday 10 February 2018

(MENAFN - Jordan News Agency) Amman, Feb. 11 (Petra)--Chief Commissioner of the Aqaba Special Economic Zone Authority (ASEZA) Nasser Shraideh discussed with Turkish Ambassador to Jordan Murat Karagoz on Sunday, economic, trade, tourism, logistical and ...

News Jordan » Economy: Jordan FM hails relations with Turkey

News channel or source: http://www.worldbulletin.net/headlines/198997/jordan-fm-hails-relations-with-turkey
Publication date: Sunday 18 February 2018

“Jordan’s relations with Turkey are steadily progressing ... “Our talks have provided an opportunity to discuss challenges facing the development of economic relations between the two countries,” he said. The top Jordanian diplomat underlined ...

News Jordan » Economy: Time to Act: Civil society organizations join forces to strengthen the voice of local actors in Jordan

News channel or source: https://reliefweb.int/report/jordan/time-act-civil-society-organizations-join-forces-strengthen-voice-local-actors-jordan
Publication date: uesday 20 February 2018

When opening the event, Mr Laafia, Head of Cooperation of the European Union in Jordan, stressed the importance of the ... to participate in the national effort towards political and economic reforms undertaken by the Jordanian government”.