France denies army involvement after Burkina Faso coup

France’s army has had no involvement in recent events in Burkina Faso, the French embassy in Ouagadougou said on Saturday, a day after President Paul-Henri Damiba was declared ousted in a coup.   The embassy said it was issuing its statement in response to reports circulating on social media, according to Reuters.   Source: Jordan News Agency

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Public works minister, Kurdistan delegation discuss cooperation

Minister of Public Works and Housing, Yahya Kisbi, on Sunday met with a delegation from the Government Iraqi Kurdistan, on ways to enhance cooperation in construction, housing and contracting.   The meeting contributes to promote investment between the two sides, in addition to encouraging Jordanian contractors to participate in the projects that will be available in the region.   Kisbi

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US offers $22mln to WFP in Jordan

USAID is offering the World Food Programme (WFP) in Jordan a USD22 million in assistance for Jordan’s response plan to the Syrian refugee crisis.   USAID said in a statement on Sunday that the new funding would enable the WFP to provide food vouchers and monthly cash assistance to some 465,000 refugees, preventing a gap in aid in the short

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RJ unveils 20 new Airbus A320neos

Royal Jordanian (RJ) signed an agreement with Airbus to introduce 20 new factory-built Airbus A320neo family aircraft to its fleet, replacing its current 13 A320ceo aircraft family fleet.   According to an RJ statement, RJ Vice Chairman/CEO Samer Majali said RJ’s 5-year growth strategy (2023-2028) boosts its positioning as the preferred air carrier in the Levant area, promoting Amman as

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