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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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25 (Petra) - Forty eight hotels in the cities of Aqaba, Petra and Madaba will be targeted by the Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources's "Energy Efficiency Program" through the Jordan Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Fund (JREEEF) to increase the hospitality facilities' competitiveness by reducing their monthly bills.
Talal Abu-Ghazaleh to Palestinian and Syrian refugees, the Talal Abu-Ghazaleh University College for Innovation (TAGUCI) visited Madaba, Talbieh, Prince Hasan, Al-Hussein and Al-Wehdat Palestinian refugee camps.
The educational trip included visits to the pre-Islamic Roman sites of Jerash and Nabataean of Petra, the Biblical sites of Mount Nebo and the town of Madaba, Amman's Roman theatre, and the Temple of Hercules.
The educational trip included visits to the pre-Islamic Roman sites of Jerash and Nabataean of Petra; the Biblical sites of Mount Nebo and the town of Madaba; Amman's Roman theater; and the Temple of Hercules.
Civil defence members in Jordan look for survivors after rainstorms unleashed flash floods near Dead Sea in late October (Reuters) AMMAN - 10 November 2018: The death toll from heavy rains and floods in the kingdom's Madaba governorate rose to 11, Petra news agency reported on Saturday.
As per details, the project is located in the Madaba Governorate and aimed restoring the original environmental state of the Waleh Valley.
As per details, the project is located in the Madaba Governorate and aims at restoring the original environmental state of the Waleh Valley.
Sometime in the 630s, the Arab conquerers galloped through Madaba on their way to take Palestine.
MADABA, Jordan, Feb 4 (KUNA) -- Volunteers of the Kuwait Red Crescent Society (KRCS) distributed here on Wednesday aid to about 800 Syrian families in the Jordan city of Madaba in central Amman.
When one thinks of Jordan as a tourist destination, the places that immediately spring to mind are Aqaba and the rose red city of Petra, but don't be deceived here are a wealth of lesser known, hidden treasures to discover along the long Kings Highway, which runs through most of the country, not least the mosaic town of Madaba.
Mount Nebo witnessed a 7 per cent rise in the number of visitors, while the highest increase in the first quarter was marked in the Greek Orthodox Church of St George in Madaba at 18 per cent, compared with the same period in 2013.
Similar demonstrations took place in each of Irbid, Zarqa, Madaba and Al Bok Camp.