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The need for an Arabic TALAQA test

Talal Abu-Ghazaleh

Unlike any other language, the Arabic language gathered across centuries many dynamics of strengths to sustain its survival. It is the language that was born in the cradle of the oldest alphabet in human history, thus inherited some of the characteristics and attributes of its mothers and sisters of the …

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Can an illegal occupation be managed?

Daoud Kuttab

The big question that is floating today is whether the decision announced by Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas to suspend all agreements with Israel will or can be implemented? The complicated relationship built by force over half a century cannot be simply wished away by a public statement or a decision …

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Foreign Ministry follows up on bus collision incident in Egypt

Amman, July 5 (Petra)– The Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates’ operations center said that its personnel are following up on an incident in Egypt’s Sharm El Sheikh area, which involved Jordanians. The incident took place when a bus carrying a number of Jordanians collided with a truck in the …

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Razzaz, Egyptian President discuss Jordanian-Egyptian ties

Cairo, July 3 (Petra) — Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi Wednesday received Prime Minister Omar Razzaz in the presence of the Egyptian Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouly.  Razzaz emphasized the Jordanian-Egyptian strategic and deep-rooted ties and underscored Jordan’s keenness to bolster them in all fields.  He also highlighted Jordan’s keenness to …

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Razzaz meets Egyptian defense minister, discusses bilateral cooperation

Cairo, July 3 (Petra) — Prime Minister Omar Razzaz and Minister of Defense and Military Production Lieu. Gen. Mohamed Zaki Wednesday held a meeting that discussed means to strengthen the Jordanian-Egyptian cooperation in military and defense fields. The meeting also discussed other issues of mutual concern and the exchanging of …

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Jordan, Egypt agree on immediate solutions to obstacles to boost joint cooperation

Cairo, July 3 (Petra)-Prime Minister Omar Razzaz, and Egyptian counterpart Mostafa Medbouli on Wednesday chaired meetings of the Jordanian High Joint Committee at its twenty-eighth session in the Egyptian capital Cairo. The two premiers discussed the importance of the committee meetings in enhancing bilateral relations and developing cooperation fields as …

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Pleasant weather forecast over weekend

Amman, July 4 (Petra)– A slight rise in temperatures is expected on Thursday, bringing pleasant conditions across the country, while it will be hot in the Jordan Valley and the Dead Sea, the Jordan Meteorological Department (JMD) said. At night, moderate conditions will prevail across many areas, with northwesterly moderate …

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