• Jordanians Celebrate Independence Day

    AMMAN —AlGhad— Jordanians amassed in joy throughout the Kingdom’s governorates and city earlier on Thursday, May 25th, 2017, in celebration of Jordan’s 71st Independence Day, since 1946. Amman, the Kingdom’s capital,...
  • The Islamists' Choice…

    Yes. We are still talking about the outputs of the Friedrich Ebert Foundation’s conference on the Future of Political Islam in a Troubled Territory last Tuesday. Yesterday, my article featured aspects of the Moroccan and Tunisian Islamist...
  • Trump Tells Nato Allies to Pay Up at Brussels Talks

    CAPITALS — US President Donald Trump has told his Nato allies in Brussels that all members of the alliance must pay their fair share of defence spending. "Massive amounts of money" were owed, he said, voicing a long-held US concern that...
  • UN Slams Israel over Palestinian Prisoners' Conditions amid...

    CAPITALS — A UN human rights official on Wednesday insisted Israel should improve conditions for Palestinians in Israeli prisons, especially of those who are currently conducting a hunger-strike, which today entered its 39th day. "I am...
  • Taxi Strike Suspended, Free Rides in Certain Locations

    AMMAN —AlGhad— The association of taxi owners confirmed to AlGhad that the scheduled taxi strike today, Thursday, over the illegal operation of unauthorised transportation services was suspended. More so, the association announced that...
  • Military Jeep Crashes in Irbid Injures 3 Soldiers

    AMMAN —AlGhad— Military sources have informed to AlGhad that a Jordanian Armed Forces —Arab Army four wheeler crashed in Irbid around noon today, Thursday, killing two soldiers and injuring three. Sources have confirmed that two...
  • Forest Fire Spreads in Ajloun Woodlands, CDD Respond

    AJLOUN —AlGhad— A forest fire spread through a vast area of the Ajloun woodlands, north of Jordan, around dawn today, Thursday. Firefighter units with the Civil Defence Department (CDD) have been at it all day, trying to put the fire...
  • King Attends Military Drill

    ZARQA — His Majesty King Abdullah II, the Supreme Commander of the Jordan Armed Forces-Arab Army, Thursday, attended a military exercise implemented by King Hussein bin Ali Brigade, on the occasion of the Kingdom's 71 Independence Day. The...