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

News channel or source: http://www.jordantimes.com/news/local/syrian-refugee-population-increases-slightly-last-year
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 » Zarqa: Jordan eyes Iraqi crude for expanded refinery

News channel or source: http://www.petroleum-economist.com/articles/midstream-downstream/pipelines/2018/jordan-eyes-iraqi-crude-for-expanded-refinery
Publication date: uesday 13 February 2018

At present, most of its oil is imported from Saudi Arabia. During the Saddam Hussein era, Jordan received Iraqi oil at a discount price. The crude was trucked across the border en route to Zarqa. Even in those days there was talk of a crude oil pipeline ...

News Jordan » Zarqa: Jordan awards oil shale concessions as it looks to energy independence

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

Jordan's energy ministry has awarded a Saudi company 40-year ... While much of the crude would be exported, some of it could be available for the country's expanding Zarqa refinery. The kingdom's fiscal spending is heavily reliant on grants and loans ...

News Jordan » Zarqa: Goodwill Campaign supports Zarqa women establish home-based projects

News channel or source: http://menafn.com/1096465695/Goodwill-Campaign-supports-Zarqa-women-establish-homebased-projects
Publication date: uesday 13 February 2018

(MENAFN - Jordan Times) AMMAN — The Goodwill Campaign, implemented by the Jordanian Hashemite Fund for Human Development (JOHUD), on Monday presented aid to women in Zarqa to help them establish home-based production projects, the Jordan News Agency ...

News Jordan » Zarqa: Jordan in recession as living costs rise, income stagnate

News channel or source: https://www.middleeastmonitor.com/20180214-jordan-in-recession-as-living-costs-rise-income-stagnate/
Publication date: uesday 13 February 2018

The National Society of Consumer Protection (NSCP) in Jordan has warned that the domestic market ... terms of sales decline compared to its population density, followed by Zarqa city and Irbid where the percentage of sales fell to more than 30 per ...

News Jordan » Zarqa: U.S. delivers helicopters to bolster Jordan's border defenses

News channel or source: https://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-jordan-military/u-s-delivers-helicopters-to-bolster-jordans-border-defenses-idUSKBN1FH0XI
Publication date: Sunday 28 January 2018

ZARQA, Jordan (Reuters) - The United States has delivered the last batch of Black Hawk helicopters for Jordan’s rapid deployment force to bolster border defenses and engage in cross-border operations against Islamic militants. U.S. officials say that ...

News Jordan » Zarqa: Chinese Cultural Week kicks off in Jordan's Zarqa

News channel or source: http://www.xinhuanet.com/english/2017-11/13/c_136747030.htm
Publication date: Sunday 12 November 2017

A visitor watches Chinese children's paintings at the King Abdullah Cultural Centre in Zarqa, Jordan, on Nov. 12, 2017. The activities of the Chinese Cultural Week started in Jordan's Zarqa governorate on Sunday on the occasion of the 40th anniversary of ...

News Jordan » Zarqa: Jordan marks handover of 12 US Black Hawk helicopters

News channel or source: http://www.nydailynews.com/newswires/news/world/jordan-marks-handover-12-black-hawk-helicopters-article-1.3784066
Publication date: Saturday 27 January 2018

ZARQA, Jordan (AP) — Jordan has marked the U.S. delivery of 12 Black Hawk helicopters over the past nine months with a military ceremony, including a hostage rescue drill and a flyover. The helicopters are meant to help secure the borders of Jordan ...

News Jordan » Zarqa: US delivers Black Hawk helicopters to Jordan to help boost the fight against ISIS

News channel or source: http://www.businessinsider.com/r-us-delivers-helicopters-to-bolster-jordans-border-defenses-2018-1
Publication date: Sunday 28 January 2018

ZARQA, Jordan (Reuters) - The United States has delivered the last batch of Black Hawk helicopters for Jordan's rapid deployment force to bolster border defenses and engage in cross-border operations against Islamic militants. US officials say that ...

News Jordan » Zarqa: U.S. delivers helicopters to bolster Jordan's border defences

News channel or source: https://uk.reuters.com/article/uk-usa-jordan-military-idUKKBN1FH0XK
Publication date: Saturday 27 January 2018

ZARQA, Jordan (Reuters) - The United States has delivered the last batch of Black Hawk helicopters for Jordan’s rapid deployment force to bolster border defences and engage in cross-border operations against Islamic militants. U.S. officials say that ...