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Jordanians worry about fallout from Mideast peace

Posted by jacobo 1349 days ago Jordan
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AMMAN, Jordan (AP) Israelis and Palestinians may be hugely skeptical about the U.S.-led peace negotiations their leaders have been roped into, but the Jordanians seem worried that they actually might succeed. The kingdom is already home to the largest Palestinian population outside the West Bank and Gaza Strip, and Jordanian lawmakers and others fear an acc

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3,230 illegal workers detained so far in 2014 — Katamine

Posted by jacobo 1351 days ago Jordan
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AMMAN — The Labour Ministry has apprehended 3,230 illegal guest workers since the beginning of the year, Labour Minister Nidal Katamine said on Wednesday.

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2,000 illegal foreign workers arrested, 500 deported

Posted by jaypee 1361 days ago Jordan
http://en.ammonnews.net — Some 2,000 foreign workers have been arrested and 500 deported after they were found in violation of the labour and residency regulations during a crackdown that began earlier this year and is still on, according to the labour ministry's inspection department director, Ayman Khawaldeh.
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Jordan: 22,000 illegal foreign workers captured in 2013

Posted by jacobo 1373 days ago Jordan
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(ANSAmed) - AMMAN, JANUARY 14, 2014 - Jordanian labour inspectors have captured 22,000 illegal workers during 2013, as part of a national campaign to regulate the labour market, Petra news agency reported today.

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Ministry issues list of 92,837 illegal guest workers

Posted by jacobo 1415 days ago Jordan
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AMMAN –– The Labour Ministry has released another list of the names and nationalities of guest workers whose work permits expired by the end of 2012.

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‘HIV/AIDS cases in Jordan at risk of increasing amid refugee waves’

Posted by jacobo 1417 days ago Jordan
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AMMAN — HIV/AIDS prevalence in Jordan might increase because of the refugee and immigration waves currently affecting the country, a Health Ministry official said on Sunday.

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Over 15,000 illegal guest workers apprehended since August — Katamine

Posted by jacobo 1431 days ago Jordan
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AMMAN — The Labour Ministry apprehended around 15,157 illegal guest workers and closed 589 business outlets since August 14, according to Labour Minister Nidal Katamine.

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12,843 people are enslaved in Jordan — report

Posted by jacobo 1460 days ago Jordan
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AMMAN — Jordan ranked 87th globally and 4th regionally on the Global Slavery Index issued this week.

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