• Freight Trucks Prepare for Treibil Reopening

    AMMAN —AlGhad— At least 2,500 freight trucks are on standby for the reopening of the Karamah-Treibil border crossing with Iraq, according to the Chairman of the freight truckers association, Mohammad Khair Dawood. In a statement to...
  • Jordan-Iraq Crossing to Reopen in September

    AMMAN —AlGhad— Practical steps towards reopening the Karamah-Treibil border crossing between Jordan and Iraq have begun, according to the association of customs, trade, clearance, and shipping companies. It is likely the crossing will...
  • Turkish President Arrives in Amman

    AMMAN — Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan arrived in Amman on Monday on an official visit for talks with His Majesty King Abdullah II on means to forge closer cooperation between the two countries as well as the latest developments in the...
  • Foreign Reserves Reach JOD13.1b End of June

    AMMAN — The Central Bank of Jordan's (CBJ) foreign reserves stood at JOD13.105 billion at the end of June this year sufficient to cover the Kingdom's imports of commodities and services for seven months, according to a CBJ report. The report...
  • Car Drives through Bus Stops in Marseille, 1 Dead, 1 Injured

    AMMAN — One person was killed Monday in Marseille, France after a car crashed into people waiting at two different bus stops in the southern French port, police sources told French media. Police have asked people to avoid the Old Port area,...
  • King Receives US Secretary of Defence

    AMMAN — His Majesty King Abdullah II on Monday received US Secretary of Defence James Mattis and discussed with him the strategic partnership between Jordan and the US. The meeting, which was attended by HRH Prince Faisal Bin Al Hussein also...
  • Deliberate Forest Fire in Jarash, 10k Square Meters of Woodlands Burnt

    AMMAN —AlGhad— A deliberate forest fire swept through 10 thousand square meters of trees in Jarash’s famous Dibbin woodland, as the Civil Defence Department (CDD) response teams have been trying to put it out. The fires have...