• An Important National Precedent

    The German Friedrich-Ebert Foundation in Amman just issued an extensive report summarising a previous conference held on preventing and countering terrorism in the MENA region and the west. And it features in the studies works by distinguished...
  • Parliament Ratifies 2017 Budget Bill, Gov’t Look into Suggested...

    AMMAN —AlGhad— The House of Representatives voted to pass the government’s 2017 Budget Bill after a clause-by-clause vote by raise of hands in accordance to Act 112 of the Constitution, despite minor disagreement on the manner of...
  • Hazzaa Majali Appointed Senator by Royal Decree

    AMMAN —AlGhad— His Majesty’s Royal Decree was issued today, Thursday, to instate former Interior Minister Hazzaa Majali a member of the Upper House of Appointed Senate, as well as the acceptance of Foreign Minister Ayman...
  • Building in East Amman Evacuated 2hrs Before Collapse

    AMMAN —AlGhad— Civil Defence personnel earlier on Thursday successfully evacuated an old 4-storied building in Jabal Joufeh, east of Amman, two hours before it collapsed. The Civil Defence Department (CDD) had been informed of cracks...
  • MP Accused AP of Corruption

    AMMAN —AlGhad— MP Fawwaz Zoubi, in his speech during the morning debate session on the 2017 Budget Bill, openly accused a member of the Appointed Senate, without specifying whom, of corruption. To the MP’s allegations, other...
  • KSA Ups Drivers’ Entry Tariffs 500% for Jordanians

    AMMAN —AlGhad— Saudi Arabian authorities just upped the Drivers’ Entry Tariff for Jordanians 5 folds to JOD768, from JOD128, effective today, Thursday, including private and public transportation drivers, according to JET...
  • Jordan Sees Peak Suicide Rate in 2016; 91 Males, 26 Females

    AMMAN —AlGhad— Data acquired by AlGhad via an informed and reliable source indicate the year 2016 has seen the highest rate of suicide yet to be recorded in the Kingdom’s history, amounting to 117 incidents; 91 males and 26...