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Lebanese-Palestinian meeting discusses Israeli escalation and camp conditions

Beirut, Lebanese Interior Minister Nihad al-Mashnouk on Thursday discussed with PLO Central Committee member Azzam al-Ahmad, the Israeli escalation in the region and Palestinian affairs in Lebanon.Al-Ahmad told reporters after the meeting, which was at...

Ghneimat, Lebanese counterpart discuss cooperation

Amman, Minister of State for Media Affairs, Government Spokesperson, Jumana Ghneimat, met with Lebanese Minister of Information, Melhem Riachy, in the Lebanese capital of Beirut to discuss mutual cooperation. The meeting discussed means of mutual coope...

Amber Rudd refuses to rule out resigning if government pursues no-deal Brexit

London, British Work and Pensions Secretary Amber Rudd has refused to rule out resigning from the cabinet if Theresa May decides to pursue a no-deal Brexit.The minister said she was "committed" to ensuring that the UK does not crash out

ASE closes at JD2.9 million

Amman, The Amman Stock Exchange (ASE) closed Thursday's session with 2.8 million shares traded through 1,782 transactions, with a trading value of JD2.9 million.The stock index rose compared to the closing of the previous session with a positive change...

GDP up by 2% in third quarter of 2018

Amman, Jordan's gross domestic product (GDP) posted a 2 percent growth during the third quarter of 2018 compared to that of the same period of 2017, according to a report released by the Department of Statistics (DoS).At the level of

Concert Asks Composers to Create Works About War, Intolerance

The works of 32 composers from countries affected by war and other conflicts will be featured in a concert Jan. 24 at the Music Center at Strathmore in North Bethesda, Maryland � a suburb of Washington, D.C.Award-winning Israeli-American pianist Yael