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Jerash

(jĕr`ăsh), ancient city: see GerasaGerasa
, Gerash,
or Jerash
, ancient city of the Decapolis, 22 mi (35 km) N of Amman, in present-day Jordan. According to Josephus it was captured (83 B.C.) by Alexander Jannaeus, king of the Hasmonean dynasty, and rebuilt (A.D. 65) by the Romans.
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Jerash, March 14 (Petra)--Deputy Prime Minister and State Minister for Economic Affairs Jafar Hassan said that stimulating economic growth in Jerash Governorate needs full cooperation with citizens of the governorate due to the competitive environment and investment opportunities in the area.
Jerash in Jordan is a hidden gem, well worth exploring.
Jerash was hidden for centuries in the sand before being excavated and restored over the past 70 years.
Thirteen animals that were rescued from their damaged zoo in the war-torn Syrian city of Aleppo arrive in the Jordanian city of Jerash to be rehoused in a wildlife sanctuary.
Anyway, she drew quite a crowd at the Jerash Festival yesterday.
The last campaign activities included the distribution of foodstuff to citizens in the southern parts of the Kingdom: villages in Ma'an and Karak governorates, as well as Ajloun, Jerash and Naour.
By: Egypt Today staff CAIRO 13 June 2017: The Matrouh Folklore Ensemble will participate in the 32nd session of the Jerash Festival for Culture and Arts, which will be sponsored by King Abdullah II of Jordan from July 20-30.
The team will give help, over the next three days, to 280 Syrian refugee families, widowers, orphans and 50 female students in the cities of Jerash, Irbid and Ajloun.
The source noted that "the body of Jerash and his entourage arrived in the forensic medicine in Mosul after being transported by ISIS elements from Bashiqa, without giving more details" .
Proposals for a 30-40MW plant at Kamshah, near Jerash, have been delayed several times over the price of electricity tariffs quoted by the winning bidder.
He also said that the process will help save Jordan the effort and cost of conveying water from the south to the northern governorates of Irbid, Jerash, Ajloun and Mafraq.
Later on Wednesday, their second day in Jordan, the British prince and duchess are to visit the northern Greco-Roman city of Jerash, before leaving for Qatar, followed by Saudi Arabia and Oman.