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News Jordan » Jerash: Age-old pottery craft still exists on Amman-Jerash highway

News channel or source: http://jordantimes.com/news/local/age-old-pottery-craft-still-exists-amman-jerash-highway
Publication date: hursday 15 February 2018

JERASH — As one of the oldest crafts in Jordan, pottery still exists on the side road of Jerash-Amman highway as a family-inherited business. Mohammad Quraan, owner of a pottery shop, is among those who inherited the profession from his father.

News Jordan » Jerash: Hungry for Travels: Exploring Jordan’s natural and manmade wonders

News channel or source: http://www.nydailynews.com/life-style/hungry-travels-explore-jordan-natural-manmade-wonders-article-1.3809222
Publication date: hursday 08 February 2018

I visited the preserved ancient Greco-Roman city of Jerash in the northern part of Jordan. This excavation dates back 6,500 years and is a popular destination for tourists, second only to Petra. Walking through the alleyways with their intricate stone ...

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

News channel or source: https://globalvoices.org/2018/02/09/the-educational-system-has-failed-us-the-grief-and-frustration-of-jordans-unemployed-university-graduates/
Publication date: Friday 09 February 2018

Jordan's Civil Service Bureau issues annual reports on the ... Hakeem is a short-sighted student who studied finance at the University of Jerash. After struggling through high school and university, he finally graduated with a 3.2 grade point average ...

News Jordan » Jerash: UNHCR's Grandi hails Jordan's job scheme for Syrian refugees

News channel or source: http://www.unhcr.org/news/latest/2018/2/5a81bd504/unhcrs-grandi-hails-jordans-job-scheme-syrian-refugees.html
Publication date: onday 12 February 2018

AMMAN, Jordan – UN refugee chief Filippo Grandi on Monday praised ... Among them is Sawsan, a 39-year-old mother of six from rural Damascus, who works as a seamstress at the Jerash Garment Factory south of the capital Amman. She is one of 22 Syrian ...

News Jordan » Jerash: Exploring Petra and other archaeological wonders of Jordan

News channel or source: http://www.union-bulletin.com/seattle_times/exploring-petra-and-other-archaeological-wonders-of-jordan/article_738f19c1-f828-5e16-bde3-1aaaadc34eeb.html
Publication date: Wednesday 14 February 2018

In Jordan’s extraordinary rose-red “Lost City” of Petra ... I feel like I’m in Italy as I wander the immense 2,000-year-old Roman city of Jerash, dubbed the “Pompeii of the Middle East” for its well-preserved ruins buried by blown sand for ...

News Jordan » Jerash: Rescued tigers, bear get new life in Jordan wildlife refuge

News channel or source: http://www.foxnews.com/world/2016/10/02/rescued-tigers-bear-get-new-life-in-jordan-wildlife-refuge.html
Publication date: Sunday 02 October 2016

JERASH, Jordan – An animal rescue group, Four Paws, says two tigers and a bear are spending their first day in a new wildlife reserve in northern Jordan. Heli Dunger, head of Four Paws, said Sunday that 25 animals in total are being released into the Al ...

News Jordan » Jerash: Jordan struggles to draw new tourists

News channel or source: http://www.aljazeera.com/indepth/features/2017/01/jordan-struggles-draw-tourists-170113093913722.html
Publication date: Friday 20 January 2017

Since the outbreak of Syria's civil war in 2011, he estimates there has been an 80 percent drop in tourists to Jerash. Jordan unlikely to open its doors to more refugees "In the high season, we used to do up to five tours a day, each tour guide.

News Jordan » Jerash: These places will want to make you visit Jordan right now

News channel or source: http://www.newindianexpress.com/lifestyle/travel/2017/aug/31/these-places-will-want-to-make-you-visit-jordan-right-now-1650626.html
Publication date: Wednesday 30 August 2017

Another ancient settlement, second only to Petra in the list of favorite destinations of Jordan is Jerash, an ancient city boasting of occupancy for more than 6,500 years. It is acknowledged to be one of the best preserved Roman provincial towns in the world.

News Jordan » Jerash: Jordan’s Jerash cultural festival makes a comeback

News channel or source: http://www.alarabiya.net/articles/2011/07/29/159975.html
Publication date: hursday 28 July 2011

Against the backdrop of the city’s Roman ruins, Jordan’s cultural festival is back for the first time in four years. The festival, which used to take place annually, was cancelled in 2008 after it failed to attract enough visitors. The Jordanian ...

News Jordan » Jerash: Rescued tigers, bear get new life in Jordan wildlife refuge

News channel or source: http://www.dailyherald.com/article/20161002/news/310029933/
Publication date: Saturday 01 October 2016

JERASH, Jordan -- An animal rescue group, Four Paws, says two tigers and a bear are spending their first day in a new wildlife reserve in northern Jordan. Heli Dunger, head of Four Paws, said Sunday that 25 animals in total are being released into the Al ...