Archive for September, 2007

  • Alternative Musician from Jordan wins International UNESCO Prize

    “For Ruba Saqr, even the most unconventional dreams can come true,” a recent Jordan Times article started off. The newspaper’s reporter called me the day after I sent a short announcement saying I just came back from Uzbekistan after representing Jordan at the Sixth International Music Festival of Samarqand. I performed three of my originals […]

  • 'Sales Tax' exempt brings hope for tourism take-off

    Written by Dr. Marwan Asmar* The Jordanian government recently decided to exempt inbound tour operators from the 16% General Sales Tax and the decision was met withenthusiasm by tour operators throughout the Kingdom. The issue has beensurrounded by controversy since 2002 when the government re-imposed the salestax on inbound tour operators after previously stating the […]

  • ATV Managing Director Resigns

    By: Lina Ejeilat  ATV Managing Director Mohannad Al-Khatib resigned from his position yesterday, and Ammon News reported that the channel’s owner and Chairman Mohammad Alayyan sold his shares to “Wonders Investment Company”, which is owned by Jordanians Mohammad Khaled Asfour and Mohammad Saleh Abdel-Ati. 7iber.com got a copy of Al-Khatib’s letter to ATV employees explaining […]

  • Picture of the Day | Stairway to Heaven

    Picture by: futurowoman

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