Irbid


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Irbid

a town in NW Jordan. Pop.: 280 000 (2005 est.)

Irbid

 

a city in northern Jordan, administrative center of the Irbid governorate. Population, 63,000 (1967). A highway junction, Irbid is a commercial center of an agricultural region (wheat, barley, olives). There is handicraft production of household articles in the city.

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It financing will contribute to the construction of a wastewater network serving 15 towns, located in western areas of Irbid governorate.
At the opening ceremony of the knowledge center at Al Huson Cultural Center under the patronage of Mayor of Great Irbid Governorate Dr.
The proximity of the city of Irbid to the Syrian border has resulted in a significant number of Syrian refugees resettling in Irbid and nearby towns.
Muscat: Around 1,100 Omani students in seven universities in the Irbid area of Jordan have been asked to move to Amman due to harassment and personal security issues, a senior official in the Ministry of Higher Education (MoHE) in Oman has said.
Two bystanders were injured in the ongoing operation by security forces in Irbid, a police source announced, adding that one of the outlaws was arrested in the operation.
The school has 20 classrooms, a library, science lab, computer labs and restrooms for teachers," he told the GDN from Irbid.
Another $80m loan, approved in 2014, is being disbursed for different projects through the French Development Agency, for projects such as the Yarmouk Water Company for the extension of a water conveyer from Amman to Zarqa, and infrastructure projects in Jordan's Mafraq, Irbid, Ajloun and Jerash municipalities.
The loan, approved in 2014, is allocated for the Yarmouk Water Company for the extension of a water conveyer from Amman to Zarqa, as part of the Disi Water Conveyance Project and to support infrastructure projects in the Mafraq, Irbid, Ajloun and Jerash municipalities.
Known as Arabella in ancient times, Irbid is Jordan's second largest city located about 85km north of Amman.
Summary: An agreement on the Jordan Competitiveness Program was established between Irbid Chamber of Industry and the U.
Other camps are the Emirati Jordanian Refugee Camp in Alzarqa, Park Refugee Camp in Al Ramtha city in Irbid governorate, and Cyber City Refugee Camp in Irbid governorate.
Summary: Islamists criticise US ambassador for taking part in dabke folk dance at inauguration of US-funded project in Irbid.