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Memorial Day – U.S. Embassy Closure

Amman – The U.S. Embassy in Amman will be closed on Sunday, May 25 in observance of Memorial Day.  The Embassy will resume normal operations hours on Monday, May 26. Memorial Day began after the U.S. Civil War (1861-1865) when communities and veterans organizations decorated the graves of soldiers killed in that war. By the ...
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United States and Jordan Sign Second Loan Guarantee Agreement

The United States today re-affirmed its strong commitment to the people of Jordan by signing a second sovereign loan guarantee agreement with the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan. The United States’ loan guarantee will allow Jordan to access affordable financing from international capital markets, ensuring that Jordan can continue to provide critical services to its citizens ...
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Karak Hospital Renovations Expected to Provide Improved Services to Local Residents

KARAK (April 29) – Minister of Health Dr. Ali Hiyasat, U.S. Ambassador to Jordan Stuart E. Jones, and USAID Mission Director Beth S. Paige today inaugurated the newly renovated obstetrics, neonatal and emergency departments at Karak Hospital that will improve the departments’ operations and enhance the quality of care.  The renovations, which cost nearly $4 ...
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