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Global Entrepreneurship Week 2014

Global Entrepreneurship Week is the world’s largest celebration of the innovators and job creators who launch startups that bring ideas to life, drive economic growth and expand human welfare. During one week each November, GEW inspires people everywhere through local, national and global activities designed to help them explore their potential as self-starters and innovators. ...
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Demonstrations on Thursday and Friday, November 6-7

The U.S. Embassy has received reports of a planned demonstration at the al-Kalouti Mosque in Rabieh, Amman on Thursday, November 6, 2014, following evening prayers.  Additionally, the Embassy has received reports of a demonstration and march from al-Husseini Mosque along King Talal Street to Palm Yard at the Amman Municipality/Jordan Museum on Friday, November 7, ...
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Social Media Threat Against International Schools

A recent anonymous posting on a Jihadist website encouraged attacks against American and other international schools in the Middle East, including western teachers employed at these schools. That message referenced schools in the localities of Jeddah (Saudi Arabia) and Maadi (Egypt) as examples, and these two cities as locations with high concentrations of potential targets.  ...
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Jordan ICT Site Visit to Silicon Valley

Attention ICT Companies In Jordan! You asked for it and we heard you. Capitalizing on the business synergies afforded by the International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, the Commercial Service at the U.S. Embassy in Amman is offering a post-CES site visit to the thriving heart of technological innovation, Silicon Valley. This is ...
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Halloween Prohibition and Demonstration on Friday, October 31

The U.S. Embassy has received reports of a large planned demonstration in downtown Amman at the al-Husseini Mosque following noon prayers on October 31, 2014. The demonstration is being staged in response to the recent actions at the al-Aqsa Mosque in Jerusalem.  U.S. citizens should expect an increased police and security presence in this area. ...
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