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Update on Vehicular Terrorist Attack, Light Rail Restrictions, and Expected Clashes in Jerusalem

A terrorist attack occurred yesterday near French Hill’s Light Rail Station, killing an infant and injuring several pedestrians. U.S. government personnel are now restricted from using Light Rail stations north of French Hill for the next 30 days.  This restriction will be reviewed after 30 days. Yesterday’s attack led to vocal demonstrations and violent clashes ...
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Possible Clashes or Demonstrations in Jerusalem

Emergency Message for U.S. Citizens | Amman, Jordan – Embassy of the United States// // // The U.S. Embassy in Amman distributes this security message from U.S. Consulate General Jerusalem to U.S. citizens in Jordan. There were demonstrations and clashes this week in some parts of East Jerusalem. Additionally, entry restrictions into the Old City ...
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U.S. Ambassador and Jordanian Officials Inaugurate Karak Dam Construction

Karak – Jordanian and U.S. officials today inaugurated construction on the Karak Dam project, which when completed in 2016, is expected to benefit 5,000 farming families, reduce energy costs, increase agricultural yields and expand Jordan’s agricultural exports. The project, funded in part through the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Food for Progress (FFP) program, used ...
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Call for Applications: Museums Connect 2015

The US Embassy in Amman is pleased to announce a call for applications for the 2015 Museums Connect grant program. The Museums Connect program pairs museums in the United States with museums abroad for a cross-cultural exchange that brings people, especially youth, together to open a dialogue through innovative, community-based projects. Through these projects, it ...
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U.S. Ambassador Visits MCC-Funded Projects in Zarqa

Zarqa – U.S. Ambassador Alice G. Wells conducted site visits today to witness the transparent and efficient way in which Jordanians have been transforming their access to clean water and sanitation through a five-year grant of $275 million provided by the U.S. government. The grant’s projects, funded through the Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC), include nearly ...
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