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International Rankings Of Jordan
The following are the international rankings of Jordan.Contents1 Cities 2 Economy 3 Environment 4 Globalization 5 Politics 6 Society 7 Technological 8 ReferencesCities[edit] Amman
Amman
was ranked as a "gamma" world city in The World According to GaWC 2008[1]Economy[edit] Main article: Economy of Jordan The Wall Street Journal
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Jordan
The Hashemite
Hashemite
Kingdom of Jordan المملكة الأردنية الهاشمية (Arabic) Al-Mamlakah Al-Urdunnīyah Al-HāshimīyahFlagCoat of armsMotto: "God, Country, King" الله، الوطن ، الملك" "Allah, Al-Waṭan, Al-Malik"[1]Anthem: The Royal Anthem of Jordan السلام الملكي الأردني Al-Salam Al-Malaki Al-UrdunniCapital and largest city Amman 31°57′N 35°56′E / 31.950°N 35.933°E / 31.950; 35.933Official languages ArabicEthnic groups98% Arab 1
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Israel–Jordan Peace Treaty
The Israel– Jordan
Jordan
peace treaty or in full "Treaty of Peace Between the State of Israel
Israel
and the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan" (Hebrew: הסכם השלום בין ישראל לירדן‎; transliterated: Heskem Ha-Shalom beyn Yisra'el Le-Yarden; Arabic: معاهدة السلام الأردنية الإسرائيلية‎; Arabic transliteration: Mu'ahadat as-Salaam al-'Urdunniyah al-Isra'yliyah), sometimes referred to as Wadi Araba Treaty, was signed in 1994. The signing ceremony took place at the southern border crossing of Arabah on 26 October 1994. Jordan
Jordan
was the second Arab
Arab
country, after Egypt, to sign a peace accord with Israel.[1] The treaty settled relations between the two countries, adjusted land and water disputes, and provided for broad cooperation in tourism and trade
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British Mandate For Palestine (legal Instrument)
The British Mandate for Palestine, also known as the Mandate for Palestine or the Palestine Mandate, was a League of Nations
League of Nations
mandate for the territory that had formerly constituted the Ottoman Empire sanjaks of Nablus, Acre, the Southern part of the Vilayet of Syria,[1] the Southern portion of the Beirut Vilayet, and the Mutasarrifate of Jerusalem, prior to the Armistice of Mudros. The draft of the Mandate for Palestine was formally confirmed by the Council of the
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Emirate Of Transjordan
Coordinates: 31°57′N 35°56′E / 31.950°N 35.933°E / 31.950; 35.933 Emirate
Emirate
of Transjordanإمارة شرق الأردن Imārat Sharq al-UrdunMandate for Palestine and Transjordan memorandum1921–1946FlagThe regions administered by the EmirateCapital AmmanLanguages ArabicGovernment MonarchyEmir •  1921–1946 Abdullah IBritish Representative •  1921 Albert Abramson •  1921 T. E
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Kura Rebellion
The Kura Rebellion was among the first uprisings against the British mandate and the authority of emir Abdullah in Transjordan. The rebellion, begun in 1921, under the slogan " Jordan
Jordan
for Jordanians", resulted in minor casualties and was at first pacified via negotiations and amnesty by the Hashemite
Hashemite
ruler, but erupted again in 1923
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Adwan Rebellion
British Victory Sultan al-Adwan's defeat and exileBelligerents Sultan al-Adwan's forces United Kingdom Abdullah I's forces Hashemite allied tribesmen:Sheykh Minwar al-HadidCommanders and leadersSultan al-Adwan Frederick Peake Emir AbdullahStrength300 horsemen 500 warriors[1] UnknownCasualties and losses86 (including 13 women) UnknownAbout 100 killed Adwan Rebellion or the Balqa
Balqa
Revolt[1] was the largest uprising against the British mandate and the newly installed Transjordanian government, headed by Mezhar Ruslan, during its first years. The rebellion was initiated in the early months of 1923, under the slogan " Jordan
Jordan
for Jordanians", but was quickly crushed with the assistance of the British RAF
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Ikhwan Raids On Transjordan
British RAF Pro-Hashemite tribesmen:[1]Adwan Ajarma Abbad Bani Hasan Bani Hamaida Bani Sakhr HadidCommanders and leaders Eqab bin Mohaya was the leader in 1922, and he also was the head of his tribe (Talhah)Strength1,500 raiders (1922) 3,000-4,000[1] or 4,500[2] camel raidersCasualties and losses500+[2] killed (1924) 130 tribesmen killed or wounded (1924)[1]Population of two small villages massacred[3] Total killed: ~1,500v t eUnification of Saudi ArabiaRiyadh Dilam Qassim (1903–07) al-Hasa Jarrab Kanzaan al-Khurma (1918–19) Hajla Hurmula Ha'il Kuwait Transjordan (1922–24) Hejaz (1924–25) Ikhwan
Ikhwan
Revolt Ikhwan
Ikhwan
on the move Ikhwan
Ikhwan
raids on Transjordan were a series of plunders by the Ikhwan, irregular Arab tribesmen of Najd, on Transjordan between 1922 and 1924
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1948 Arab–Israeli War
 IsraelBefore 26 May 1948:Haganah Palmach Irgun LehiAfter 26 May 1948: Israel
Israel
Defense Forces Minorities UnitForeign volunteers: Mahal Arab League Egypt[1]  Jordan[1]  Iraq[1]  Syria[1]   Lebanon
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Six-Day War
Egypt  Syria  Jordan Iraq[1]  Lebanon[2]Supported by:  Algeria  Kuwait Libya  Morocco  Pakistan[3] PLO Sudan  TunisiaCommanders and leaders Levi Eshkol Moshe Dayan Yitzhak Rabin Uzi
Uzi
Narkiss Motta Gur Israel
Israel
Tal Mordechai Ho
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Black September In Jordan
Jordanian military victory:Syrian raid repelled PLO
PLO
driven out to Lebanon Formation of Black September
Black September
OrganizationBelligerents
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Jordanian Protests (2011–present)
Jordanian opposition parties  • Muslim Brotherhood[9]  • Leftist
Leftist
parties  • Trade unions[10] Government of Jordan
Jordan
and supportersLead figures • Retired General Ali Habashnah[11] • King Abdullah II  • Prime Minister Samir RifaiNumber • Protesters: 6,000–10,000[12]Casualties1 dead[13] 70 injured[14]2 dead and 13 police injured[13]The Jordanian protests is a series of protests in Jordan
Jordan
that began on January 2011, and resulted in the firing of the cabinet ministers of the government
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Sykes–Picot Agreement
The Sykes–Picot Agreement
Sykes–Picot Agreement
/ˈsaɪks piˈkoʊ/, officially known as the Asia Minor Agreement, was a secret 1916 agreement between the United Kingdom
United Kingdom
and France,[1] to which the Russian Empire
Russian Empire
assented. The agreement defined their mutually agreed spheres of influence and control in Southwestern Asia. The agreement was based on the premise that the Triple Entente
Triple Entente
would succeed in defeating the Ottoman Empire during World War I
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Agriculture In Jordan
Agriculture in Jordan
Jordan
contributed substantially to the economy at the time of Jordan's independence, but it subsequently suffered a decades-long steady decline. In the early 1950s, agriculture constituted almost 40 percent of GNP; on the eve of the June 1967 War, it was 17 percent (including produce from the West Bank, which Jordan was the occupying).[1] By the mid-1980s, agriculture's share of GNP in Jordan
Jordan
was only about 6 percent.[1] In contrast, in Syria
Syria
and Egypt
Egypt
agriculture constituted more than 20 percent of GNP in the 1980s.[1] Several factors contributed to this downward trend. With the Israeli occupation of the West Bank, Jordan
Jordan
lost prime farmland that Jordan
Jordan
had been occupying since 1949
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King Abdullah Design And Development Bureau
The King Abdullah II
King Abdullah II
Design and Development Bureau (KADDB) is a Jordanian defence company. It was established by Royal Decree on 24 August 1999 to provide an indigenous capability for the supply of scientific and technical services to the Jordanian Armed Forces
Jordanian Armed Forces
(JAF). KADDB was also created for the supply of defense and commercial equipment optimized for Middle East
Middle East
requirements. It is an independent agency within the Jordanian Armed Forces
Jordanian Armed Forces
tasked with operating according to best business practices and is financed both through the defense budget and by technology, products and services sales incomes. KADDB employs approximately 200 military and civilian personnel within its two Strategic Business Units (SBUs).[2] The majority of its staff work in the Engineering Group located within the King Hussein Main Workshops
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Tourism In Jordan
Jordan
Jordan
(/ˈdʒɔːrdən/; Arabic: الْأُرْدُنّ‎ Al-‘Urdunn [al.ʔur.dunn]), officially The Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan
Jordan
(Arabic: المملكة الأردنية الهاشمية‎ Al-Mamlakah Al-Urdunnīyah Al-Hāshimīyah), is a sovereign Arab
Arab
state in the Middle East. Jordan
Jordan
is bordered by Saudi Arabia
Saudi Arabia
to the south, Iraq
Iraq
to the north-east, Syria
Syria
to the north, Israel
Israel
and Palestine to the west. Jordan
Jordan
is strategically located at the crossroads of Asia, Africa and Europe
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