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AlRawabi Season Two: high school, social media, and self-discovery

Season 2 of the gripping Netflix Jordanian series "AlRawabi School for Girls" returns, diving deeper into the complex lives of adolescent girls navigating the treacherous waters of high school, social media, and self-discovery.

Feb 19,2024 | Entertainment

From a poisonous plant to one of the North's best-kept culinary recipes

Every child in the diaspora has a dish from the homeland that connects them to home, not the home they grew up in or the home they have grown to know, but the home they wish to return to someday. These dishes connect them to their tongues where words may fail them sometimes, and for me, that dish has always been Cha’acheel.

Feb 18,2024 | Good Food

Opinion & Analysis

By H.E. José Ulises Lescure, Ambassador Ambassador of Panama to the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan

30 years of diplomatic relations between Panama and Jordan

On February 7, 1994, the Republic of Panama and the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan signed a Joint Communiqué at the United Nations headquarters in New York, through which both countries established diplomatic relations. The Communiqué declared that “guided by the principles stipulated in the Vienna Convention on Diplomatic Relations of April 1961 and the Charter of the United Nations, both countries establish diplomatic relations and agree to appoint non-resident Ambassadors...”

Feb 26,2024| Opinion

By Wafa Al-Khadra

Debunking the myth of Israeli democracy

For decades, Israel has been touted as “the sole democracy in the Middle East in a region often plagued by authoritarian regimes and political unrest.” However, recent events have shattered this illusion, revealing the harsh reality of occupation, violence, and oppression that lies beneath the facade of democracy.

Feb 25,2024| Opinion
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Van life Globetrotting duo explores Jordan in fully equipped adventure 0010

Van life: Globetrotting duo explores Jordan in fully equipped adventure

Embark on a thrilling global adventure with Park Hyeon Min (53) and his Korean wife Shin Hwa Seon (56), a dynamic couple on a mission to explore the world's hidden gems. Being called the world’s first Muslim travel duo, they document all of their adventures via their YouTube page World Tour Balela.

Dec 09,2023 | Around Jordan
Chefs and tourism experts visit Olive Festival on World Olive Tree Day

Chefs and tourism experts visit Olive Festival on World Olive Tree Day

Zeid Odeh (hospitality professional) – In terms of any food festival that is usually held at convention centers, it is assumed that they are mainly targeting businesses, but little does one know that it can be of great value to consumers and could result in expanding one's horizon and knowledge over the tasty staples that are being produced from the soil of Jordan and showcase the people behind it. We began the tour with welcoming words from Dr. Nizar Haddad, Director General of the National Agricultural Research Center (NARC), and Mr. Nabil Assaf, Jordan representative of the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), who shared the vision behind the festival and the space and support they give to olive farmers, olive oil producers, small rural businesses, and start-ups to showcase their products.

Nov 30,2023 | Around Jordan

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