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News Jordan » Karak: Jordan: protests over prices and health issues to continue

News channel or source: http://menafn.com/1096476366/Jordan-protests-over-prices-and-health-issues-to-continue
Publication date: Saturday 17 February 2018

In the capital of Jordan, Amman, after Friday prayers ... Meanwhile, activists in other governorates like Madaba, Karak and Ma'an held similar protests, where they called for that the government reconsiders its decision to increase prices, and urged ...

News Jordan » Karak: Jordan awards oil shale concessions as kingdom looks to energy independence

News channel or source: https://www.thenational.ae/business/energy/jordan-awards-oil-shale-concessions-as-kingdom-looks-to-energy-independence-1.705978
Publication date: Sunday 18 February 2018

Jordan's energy ministry has awarded a Saudi company 40-year rights to exploit two oil shale reserves as the energy-deficit nation looks at various sources to minimise its reliance on energy imports. The agreement with Amman-based Karak International Oil ...

News Jordan » Karak: Karak, Irbid residents urge boycott of commodities with higher prices

News channel or source: http://www.jordantimes.com/news/local/karak-irbid-residents-urge-boycott-commodities-higher-prices
Publication date: Saturday 10 February 2018

Karak's Al Qasr District, with a population of around 22,000 ... considerable support by consumers and traders," one of the organisers previously told The Jordan Times. Requesting anonymity, the organiser said that the campaign has been launched on ...

News Jordan » Karak: Abu Ghazaleh Granted Shield and Honorary Membership From Emaar Moab Foundation

News channel or source: https://www.albawaba.com/business/pr/abu-ghazaleh-grants-shield-and-honorary-membership-emaar-moab-foundation-1085670
Publication date: Wednesday 07 February 2018

Dr. Abu-Ghazaleh received a delegation representing the Al Karak-based Foundation ... was established in 2015 as a voluntary institution in accordance with the Jordan Voluntary Institutions for Reconstructions of City Law. The Foundation aims at developing ...

News Jordan » Karak: Blue Whale game claims Arab teens’ lives

News channel or source: http://www.middle-east-online.com/english/?id=87212
Publication date: Saturday 10 February 2018

followed by Irbid and Karak. Suicides committed by non-Jordanians, many by Syrian refugees, constituted 17% of total cases in the first nine months of 2017. Roufan Nahhas, based in Jordan, has been covering cultural issues in Jordan for more than two decades.

News Jordan » Karak: Budget flights to Europe will breathe new life into Jordan tourism

News channel or source: https://www.msn.com/en-ae/news/other/budget-flights-to-europe-will-breathe-new-life-into-jordan-tourism/ar-BBITu9y
Publication date: hursday 08 February 2018

Visitors numbers dwindled between 2011 and 2015, despite Jordan remaining stable throughout the conflict in neighbouring Syria. However, an attack by armed gunmen on a tourism site in the city of Karak in Dec. 2016 killed 10 people, including a Canadian ...

News Jordan » Karak: Canadian woman, 9 others killed in Jordan shooting ambushes

News channel or source: http://torontosun.com/2016/12/18/canadian-tourist-4-security-officers-killed-in-jordan/wcm/554b9eda-8e9b-472c-b3bc-e08d81158410
Publication date: Sunday 18 December 2016

KARAK, Jordan — Gunmen assaulted Jordanian police in a series of attacks Sunday, including at a Crusader castle popular with tourists, killing seven officers, two local civilians and a woman visiting from Canada, officials said. Several armed men ...

News Jordan » Karak: 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

Amman, Jordan - For weeks after last month's deadly castle siege in the Jordanian city of Karak, police maintained a daily presence in an armoured Jeep in the heart of the capital Amman. A helmeted police officer constantly manned the heavy machinegun ...

News Jordan » Karak: Canadian tourist, security officers among nine killed in Jordan shooting attacks

News channel or source: http://www.nydailynews.com/news/world/canadian-tourist-security-officers-killed-jordan-shootings-article-1.2915174
Publication date: Sunday 18 December 2016

KARAK, Jordan — Officials say the casualty toll in a series of shooting attacks in Jordan has risen to nine dead, including a Canadian tourist, and 27 wounded. One of Sunday’s attacks took place at a Crusader castle popular with tourists. The shootings ...

News Jordan » Karak: Canadian tourist among 10 killed by gunmen in Jordan, as police hunt suspects in Crusader-era castle

News channel or source: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2016/12/18/canadian-tourist-among-five-killed-gunmen-jordan-police-hunt/
Publication date: Sunday 18 December 2016

Gunmen killed 10 people including a Canadian tourist and police officers on Sunday in southern Jordan, before security forces killed four attackers in a siege lasting several hours. The shootings took place in Karak, a tourist destination known for one of ...