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Medeba

(mĕd`ĭbə, mē`–), town, Jordan, the modern Madaba, E of the Dead Sea. An ancient Moabite town, it changed hands between Moab and Israel several times. In early Christian times it was a bishop's see. One of the oldest maps of Palestine (probably 6th cent.) was found there in a mosaic in a Byzantine church. Medeba is mentioned several times in the Bible.
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The Madaba Mosaic Map covers the floor of the Greek Orthodox Church of St.
The Madaba Mosaic Map covers the church's floor and is part of a mosaic panel that was originally around 94 square metres in area, only about a quarter of which is preserved, according to the Jordan Tourism Board.
To Set up 4 Industrial Cities in the governorates of Tafila, Madaba, Jerash and Balqa.
These industrial cities will be established in the Jordanian governorates of Tafila, Madaba, Jerash and Balqa.
AMMAN, May 19 (KUNA) -- The Jordanian government and the Saudi Fund for Development (SFD) signed on Tuesday two grant agreements worth USD 80 million, to help implement a fiber optic and infrastructure project in industrial cities in Tafila, Madaba, Jarash and Salt governorates.
Similar demonstrations took place in each of Irbid, Zarqa, Madaba and Al Bok Camp.
Part of this investment will target the modernisation of the Wala and Lib water pumping stations that serve the town of Madaba, south of Amman.
Legislation and legal opinion commission president Abdulla Al Buainain and Jordan Madaba province governor Sd Al Shihab led the symposium, which was held at the InterContinental Regency Bahrain.
Experience, Christmas Day in Madaba and New Year's Eve in the breathtaking landscapes of Wadi Rum.
GJU is a public university located in the southern governorate of Madaba.
The Saudi national campaign to help Syrian refugees in Jordan distributed Ramadan baskets for 4,500 Syrian families in Ramtha and Madaba Governorates in the the second phase of its Ramadan relief activities.
Best Western International has opened its first hotel in Jordan, the Best Western Grand Hotel Madaba.