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TechGirls from the Middle East and North Africa Invest in STEM Futures

Twenty-eight teenage girls from Algeria, Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Morocco, Palestinian Territories, and Tunisia will participate in the U.S. Department of State’s TechGirls exchange program from July 8–August 1, 2018. Four of the twenty-eight are from Jordan. During their three weeks in the United States, participants will strengthen and develop technical skills, form invaluable networks, and ...
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The United States Provides Research Material for Jordan’s Center for Counter Extremism

Amman – Today, the Jordanian Armed Forces and United States inaugurated the Jordan Center for Counter Extremism’s (JCCE) research facility in Az-Zarqa.  The Embassy’s Military Assistance program supported the center with over 1,000 specialized books for the center’s library.   JCCE Director Col. Mohammed Aref Al-Athmat, Colonel Marc LaRoche representing the U.S. Embassy, and Spirit ...
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Department of State Inaugurates New Regional Antiterrorism Training Facility in Jordan

The Department of State and the Government of Jordan today inaugurated a new regional counterterrorism training facility south of Amman.   U.S. Assistant Secretary of State for Diplomatic Security Michael T. Evanoff , U.S. Embassy Amman Chargé d’Affaires Henry T. Wooster, His Royal Highness Prince Rashid, and Jordanian Gendarmerie Director Maj. Gen. Hussein Hawatmeh formally ...
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Demonstration Alert – U. S. Consulate General Jerusalem for the West Bank (February 27, 2018)

Location: Anti-American protests or demonstrations are expected throughout the West Bank on Wednesday, February 28, 2018. Event: Due to anticipated protests/demonstrations, the U.S. Consulate General is prohibiting official travel into the West Bank on February 28, 2018. Employees of the U.S. Consulate General and their family members continue to be prohibited from personal travel into the West ...
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Secretary of State Rex Tillerson And Jordanian Minister of Foreign Affairs Ayman Safadi At Memorandum of Understanding Signing and Press Conference

Remarks Secretary of State Rex Tillerson And Jordanian Minister of Foreign Affairs Ayman Safadi At Memorandum of Understanding Signing and Press Conference February 14, 2018 Ministry of Foreign Affairs Amman, Jordan   SECRETARY TILLERSON:  Well, thank you as well, Ayman, and we have developed quite a friendship over this past year.  When you confront so ...
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