• Questions Unanswered…

    There’s a lot of unfinished business; an abundance of questions still unanswered. Notably, some of these question are crucial for any matter of the public affair. For instance, what is the real scale and gravity of poverty in Jordan; the...
  • Jordan’s Stand on Kurdistan

    Jordan is not one to openly state its stand on the Kurdish independence referendum in Iraq, out of the countries surrounding Iraq. On the geo-political level, the Kurds’ independence from Iraq does not affect Jordan directly. Compared to its...
  • King Congratulates German Chancellor for Winning Fourth Term

    AMMAN — His Majesty King Abdullah II on Monday congratulated German Chancellor Angela Merkel for winning a fourth term in the recent German elections. In his cable, His Majesty voiced Jordan's keenness to develop strategic cooperation with...
  • Food Strike at ‘Imm Al Lulu’ Prison, Gov't Denies

    AMMAN —AlGhad— According to a police source, at least 20 inmates at the Imm Al Lulu correctional facility have abstained from eating yesterday, Sunday, in protest over alleged breaches of prisoner and human rights at the facility in...
  • Police Refer 15 Inmates Involved in Suwaqa Riots to State Security GA

    AMMAN —AlGhad— At least 15 inmates involved in the Suwaqa Prison Riots have been referred to the State Security’s General Attorney’s office according to the Public Security Directorate (PSD) statement today, Monday....
  • King Inaugurates Princess Salma Residential Projects

    AMMAN —AlGhad—His Majesty King Abdullah II, Supreme Commander of the Jordan Armed Forces, inaugurated the second and third stages of the Princess Salma Residential military projects in Zarqa earlier today, Monday. His Majesty, alongside...
  • JIEC: 829 Companies Invest JOD2.7b in H1-2017

    AMMAN —AlGhad— Total investments by 829 companies in the Jordan Industrial Estates Corporation (JIEC) over the first six months of the year, H1-2017, has reached JOD2.7 billion, according to Corporation Chairman, Dr Luai Suhweil. Most...
  • Gov’t to Borrow USD1b in Eurobonds Internationally

    AMMAN —AlGhad— The government intends to borrow USD1 billion from the global financial market to cover its financial requirement for the current year, 2017, by offering Eurobonds at USD500 million each, and a return interest rate of...