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'World's Largest Floating Library' To Dock At Aqaba Port

MENA FN 10 Jan 2023
(MENAFN - Jordan Times) AMMAN - The Logos Hope ship, which boasts the world's largest floating library along with a mission to provide a culturally rich experience and foster intercultural ... .
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How e-books and audiobooks are expanding options for consuming Arabic literature

Arab News 06 Jan 2023
For instance, the cost of shipping a consignment of printed books weighing a total of 2 kilograms from New York to Los Angeles in the US is roughly the same as, say, sending it from Cairo to Amman ... Saving on shipping costs is among the main factors behind the increasing popularity of e-books in the Arab region.
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Aqaba Receives 1St Cruise Ship With 4,000 Tourists

MENA FN 03 Jan 2023
(MENAFN - Jordan Times) AMMAN - Aqaba on Monday received the first cruise ship of 2023, which carried about 4,000 tourists from various European and Arab countries. Speaking to the Jordan News ... .
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22 cruise ships to arrive in Aqaba in November — ASEZA

The Jordan Times 13 Nov 2022
AMMAN — Cruise ship traffic is expected to reach its peak this month as 22 cruise ships are scheduled to arrive at the Aqaba Port, said Commissioner for Tourism and Environment in the Aqaba Special Economic Zone Authority (ASEZA) Nidal Majali ... By the end of 2022, the number of cruise ship tourists alone is expected to exceed 80,000, he continued.
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34 cruise ships to arrive to Aqaba until end of 2022 — ASEZA

The Jordan Times 25 Oct 2022
AMMAN — Cruise ships arriving at the port of Aqaba account for 20 per cent of the total number of cruise ships in operation worldwide, said a stakeholder ... During the first four months this year, around 18,000 tourists came on 32 cruise ships.
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Truce renewal in Yemen remains possible: UN envoy

People Daily 14 Oct 2022
UNITED NATIONS, Oct ... The truce in Yemen, first enforced on April 2 and renewed twice till its expiration on Oct ... "The parties now have a choice before them ... On Sept ... Since Oct. 2, flights between Sanaa airport and Amman, Jordan, have continued to operate. Similarly, fuel ships have continued to regularly enter the ports of Hodeidah governorate, he said ... .
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1st LD Writethru: Truce renewal in Yemen remains possible: UN envoy

China.dot.org 13 Oct 2022
UNITED NATIONS, Oct ... The truce in Yemen, first enforced on April 2 and renewed twice till its expiration on Oct ... "The parties now have a choice before them ... On Sept ... Since Oct. 2, flights between Sanaa airport and Amman, Jordan, have continued to operate. Similarly, fuel ships have continued to regularly enter the ports of Hodeidah governorate, he said.
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Yemeni parties under pressure for 6-month truce extension

Arab News 28 Sep 2022
Despite significantly reducing hostilities throughout the country and allowing commercial flights from Sanaa to Amman and Cairo, as well as allowing fuel ships to enter Hodeidah ports, the truce did not even result in a partial lifting of the Houthi siege of Taiz, Yemen’s third ...
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Cargo ship refloated after running aground on Aqaba coast

The Jordan Times 13 Sep 2022
AMMAN — A cargo ship, arriving from Egypt and flying the flag of Palau, ran agroundon Tuesday while entering the territorial waterstowards the docking zone to the beaches of the marine ...
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Jordan detains cargo vessel that strayed near Aqaba's coral reef beach

Reuters 13 Sep 2022
AMMAN, Sept 13 (Reuters) - Jordan on Tuesday detained a cargo ship arriving from Egypt that was towed away after it strayed close to a natural coral reef reserve near the beach of the Red Sea port of Aqaba, port officials said.
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Jordan detains cargo vessel that strayed near Aqaba’s coral reef beach

FX Empire 13 Sep 2022
AMMAN (Reuters) – Jordan on Tuesday detained a cargo ship arriving from Egypt that was towed away after it strayed close to a natural coral reef reserve near the beach of the Red Sea port of Aqaba, port officials said.
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Houthi attack on besieged Yemeni city of Taiz kills 10 soldiers

Arab News 30 Aug 2022
Under the UN truce, which has been renewed twice, the warring parties agreed to stop hostilities, allow commercial flights from Houthi-held Sanaa, allow more fuel ships to enter Hodeidah port, and engage in discussions in Amman to open roads in Taiz and other provinces.
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Houthi attack in Taiz kills 10 soldiers; Yemen govt appeals

The Siasat Daily 30 Aug 2022
Also Read. Israel. Prez warns of dangers of Iranian nuclear capabilities ... After the UN truce, the conflicting parties agreed to set aside hostilities to resume commercial flights from Houthi-held Sanaa, allow more fuel ships to enter Hodeidah port, and engage in discussions in Amman to open roads in Taiz and other provinces ... .
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Cleanup Of Remaining Traces Of Aqaba Oil Spill Continues — ASEZA

MENA FN 25 Aug 2022
(MENAFN - Jordan Times) AMMAN – Official cleanup teams are still dealing with remaining traces of an oil spill from a ship that docked at the Aqaba port last week, according to the Commissioner for ... .
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UN-mediated Yemen truce renewed for another two months: Envoy

Urdu Point 03 Aug 2022
Additionally, 26 fuel ships have entered Hudaydah, and there were 36 round-trip flights between Sana'a and Jordan's capital, Amman, and Cairo, Egypt ... Sana'a International Airport and the number of fuel ships entering Hudaydah?port, as stipulated in the truce agreement," he said.

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