Message to U.S. Citizens:  Improvements to Safety and Security Information

On Wednesday, January 10, 2018, the Department of State will make changes to our safety and security information to make it easier to find, understand, and use. Travel Advisories will replace Travel Warnings and Travel Alerts.  Every country will have a Travel Advisory, which will provide one of four standard levels of advice.  The Travel ...
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U.S. Humanitarian Assistance in Response to the Syrian Crisis

Fact Sheet Office of the Spokesperson Washington, DC September 27, 2016   The United States is providing more than $364 million in additional lifesaving humanitarian assistance for those affected by the war in Syria, as world leaders gathered during the UN General Assembly to galvanize significant new global commitments to increase support for refugees. This ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Demonstrations in Wadi Musa and Petra

The U.S. Embassy has received reports from Jordanian authorities of demonstrations and resulting police activity in Wadi Musa and Petra. The demonstrations on the night of May 27 included rock throwing, burning tires, and temporary road closures. The Jordanian police are taking steps to calm the situation. In response to these incidents, Jordanian security officials ...
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Beyond The Rhetoric of False Choices: The Case for Lasting U.S. Engagement in the Middle East

  Alice G. Wells, The Ambassador of the United States to the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan Remarks to the Columbia University Middle East Research Center – as prepared   Thank you, Safwan, for your warm introduction and for this opportunity to speak to such a diverse and renowned audience at the Columbia University Middle East ...
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Final Shipment of U.S Wheat Donation Valued at over $25 Million Arrives in Aqaba

Aqaba— Ambassador Alice G. Wells joined Minister of Industry and Trade H.E. Maha Al-Ali in welcoming the arrival at the Port of Aqaba of the second and final wheat delivery of 47,500 metric tons through the United States Department of Agriculture’s Food for Progress Program. The first shipment arrived in February to complete the donation ...
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