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News Jordan » Aqaba » Government: Jordan's domestic tourism to flourish during Eid Al Adha — sector representative

News source: https://www.zawya.com/mena/en/business/story/Jordans_domestic_tourism_to_flourish_during_Eid_Al_Adha__sector_representative-SNG_180744260/
Publicated on: uesday 28 July 2020

The occupancy rate in Aqaba and Wadi Rum is expected to reach 100 per cent during Eid Al Adha, according to a sector representative at the Jordan Society of Tourism and Travel Agents (JSTA). During ...

News Jordan » Aqaba » Government: Jordan delays resuming international flights after COVID-19 surge abroad

News source: https://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-coronvirus-jordan-airport-idUSKCN25029G
Publicated on: uesday 04 August 2020

Jordan on Tuesday postponed a resumption of international flight services that was planned for Wednesday almost five months after they were suspended due to the coronavirus outbreak, officials said.

News Jordan » Aqaba » Government: Jim Jordan tries and fails to get Fauci to say protesters should be arrested for gathering during pandemic

News source: https://news.yahoo.com/jim-jordan-tries-fails-fauci-164500343.html
Publicated on: Friday 31 July 2020

Dr. Anthony Fauci wants to make it clear he's got nothing to do with the justice system.Fauci, the director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, appeared before Congress on ...

News Jordan » Aqaba » Government: Teachers protest Jordan government’s closure of union and harsh crackdown

News source: https://www.wsws.org/en/articles/2020/08/04/jord-a04.html
Publicated on: onday 03 August 2020

As poverty and social unrest rise, the government has used the draconian emergency laws introduced in March to curtail democratic rights.

News Jordan » Aqaba » Government: Jordan postpones reopening airports for int'l flights

News source: https://www.thestar.com.my/news/world/2020/08/05/jordan-postpones-reopening-airports-for-int039l-flights
Publicated on: uesday 04 August 2020

In its announcement last month, the Jordanian government said that flights would be allowed between Jordan and certain countries, where the pandemic is under control, starting on Aug. 5. "Although ...

News Jordan » Aqaba » Government: RJ starts Flights To Aqaba As Of July 23

News source: https://www.albawaba.com/business/pr/rj-starts-flights-aqaba-july-23-1369848
Publicated on: onday 20 July 2020

Royal Jordanian announced that it will restart its regular flights on the Amman-Aqaba route next Thursday, July 23.

News Jordan » Aqaba » Government: Jordan arrests leaders of teachers' union in opposition crackdown

News source: https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2020/07/jordan-arrests-leaders-teachers-union-opposition-crackdown-200725183324237.html
Publicated on: Saturday 25 July 2020

Prosecutors charged Nasser Nawasreh, union head of Jordan's Teachers Syndicate, with incitement over anti-gov't speech.

News Jordan » Aqaba » Government: Jordan’s agriculture sector needs human rights regulation to create jobs and protect women workers and refugees

News source: https://www.business-humanrights.org/en/jordan%E2%80%99s-agriculture-sector-needs-human-rights-regulation-to-create-jobs-and-protect-women-workers-and-refugees
Publicated on: uesday 04 August 2020

The agriculture sector in Jordan is considered to be one of the most vital sectors in the country. It contributes to creating a large number of job opportunities and providing a significant source of ...

News Jordan » Aqaba » Government: Jordan says detained union leaders sought to wreak havoc in country

News source: https://www.reuters.com/article/us-jordan-opposition-crackdown-idUSKCN24R0TG
Publicated on: Sunday 26 July 2020

Jordan said on Sunday it had detained opposition union leaders to prevent a campaign of protests that would have paralysed essential government services as the country grapples with the economic blow ...

News Jordan » Aqaba » Government: 'You're putting words in my mouth': Fauci and Rep. Jim Jordan clash over police-brutality protests at House coronavirus hearing

News source: https://www.businessinsider.com/fauci-clashes-with-jim-jordan-house-coronavirus-hearing-video-2020-7
Publicated on: Friday 31 July 2020

Ohio Rep. Jim Jordan repeatedly tried to corner Dr. Anthony Fauci into saying the government should limit protests, but Fauci refused to do so.

News Jordan » Aqaba » Government: Jordan: Education unionists arrested and union work suspended in government crackdown

News source: https://www.ei-ie.org/en/detail/16880/jordan-education-unionists-arrested-and-union-work-suspended-in-government-crackdown
Publicated on: hursday 30 July 2020

Jordanian security forces arrested leading members of the Jordanian Teachers’ Syndicate, raided the union’s offices and shut it down for a period of two years. The global education community is ...

News Jordan » Aqaba » Government: Jordan sets Nov. 10 as date for parliamentary elections

News source: https://uk.reuters.com/article/uk-jordan-election-parliament/jordan-sets-nov-10-as-date-for-parliamentary-elections-idUKKCN24U178
Publicated on: Wednesday 29 July 2020

Jordan has set Nov. 10 as the date for parliamentary elections, hours after a royal decree to hold a countrywide poll, state media said Wednesday.