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Jordan bit hard by energy crisis

In the long run, Jordan hopes to find oil sale and natural gas reserves large enough to reduce its dependence

April 4, 2013 10:59
 
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Jordan’s King Abdullah reappoints Ensour

In the meantime, his existing cabinet will continue as a caretaker government.

March 10, 2013 8:18
 
Jordan gets loan for unemployment

Jordan gets loan to ease youth unemployment

There are at least 50,000 new entrants to Jordan's labour market every year.

March 7, 2013 8:44
 
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Jordan wants energy self-sufficiency

The Kingdom's energy minister says Jordan is 'literally unexplored in a way that gives us a lot of hope'.

March 6, 2013 9:46
 
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Jordan buys 100,000 tonnes milling wheat; Russians absent

Jordan's state grain buyer has bought 100,000 tonnes of wheat in an international tender for the same volume that closed on Wednesday, a trade ministry official said, while a trader said the grain appeared to be from Ukraine.

September 13, 2012 10:21
 
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PE firm buys 6.6 percent of Jordan Dubai Islamic bank

Jordan-based private equity firm Foursan Group has acquired a 6.6 percent stake in Jordan Dubai Islamic Bank, making it the bank's second largest stakeholder, Foursan said on Thursday.

September 6, 2012 5:42
 
Abdel Hamid Shoman

Arab bank chairman quits, in dispute with CEO

The chairman of Jordan-based Arab Bank, Abdel Hamid Shoman, resigned on Thursday after a dispute with key shareholders and the bank's CEO, several sources inside the bank said.

August 16, 2012 3:56
 
IMF Jordan Loan

Jordan and Morocco get approved loans

IMF mission chief to Morocco, Dominique Guillaume, said the country's international reserves were still at a "comfortable level" and their decline was due to seasonal factors

August 4, 2012 7:00
 
HPF

Hong Kong fund snaps up Jordan Dubai capital

Jordan Dubai Capital said that Hong Kong-based HPF private investment fund had wholly acquired its shares in a deal worth $130 million.

July 9, 2012 11:10
 
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Jordan defers wheat tender until July 17

Jordan has postponed a tender to buy wheat for a second time as it waits to see how grain markets react to the worst U.S. Midwest drought in nearly a quarter of a century.

July 8, 2012 4:28