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The United States Restores Assistance for the Palestinians

The United States is pleased to announce that, working with Congress, we plan to restart U.S. economic, development, and humanitarian assistance for the Palestinian people.  This includes $75 million in economic and development assistance in the West Bank and Gaza, $10 million for peacebuilding programs through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), and $150 million in humanitarian assistance ...
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Readout of President Joseph R. Biden, Jr. Call with King Abdullah II of Jordan

President Joseph R. Biden, Jr. spoke today with King Abdullah II of Jordan to express strong U.S. support for Jordan and underscore the importance of King Abdullah II’s leadership to the United States and the region.  Together they discussed the strong bilateral ties between Jordan and the United States, Jordan’s important role in the region, ...
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DAS CAMILLE RICHARDSON CONNECTS WITH JORDANIAN START-UPS & TECH COMPANIES AT INVESTECH 2021

Senior U.S. Commerce Official Kicks Off Virtual Workshop for High Growth Start-up Companies with Interest in Entering the U.S. Market.   U.S. Deputy Assistant Secretary (DAS) of Commerce for Middle East and Africa, Global Markets  Camille Richardson  delivered introductory remarks at InvesTech 2021 on March 22nd. The three-day virtual event, from March 22nd to March 24th was organized by the ...
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Health Alert: New COVID-19 Health Restrictions

Location: Jordan  Event: New COVID-19 Health Restrictions    On March 10, the Government of Jordan announced significant changes to its COVID-19 related restrictions.  Beginning Saturday, March 13, the daily curfew will now begin at 6 p.m. for businesses and 7 p.m. for individuals and will extend until 6 a.m. the following morning.  Delivery services for restaurants and pharmacies will remain available until midnight.  The comprehensive Friday ...
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