• Citizens Demanding Detainee Release Block Highways to Salt, Karak

    AMMAN/SALT —AlGhad— Citizens blocked the highways going northwest to Salt and South to Karak using rocks and burnt tires, demanding the release of a detainee in a fight that took place a few weeks ago. A source with the gendarmerie...
  • USD100m-Soft Loan to Jordan, Deputy PM Meets German Business...

    AMMAN —AlGhad— German Chancellor Angela Merkel announced a USD100 million-soft loan to Jordan today, Thursday, to support the requirements of the World Bank (WB). Merkel also announced the German business sector’s readiness to...
  • Members of Cabinet Resign All Corporate Positions

    AMMAN —AlGhad— The Government announced today, Thursday, the resignation of all cabinet members from all corporate and business administration and management positions. Official Ministry of Industry, Trade and Supply correspondence...
  • King Leaves on Official Business to the US

    AMMAN —AlGhad— His Majesty King Abdullah II left Amman on Thursday heading for Washington on an official working visit to meet with US President Donald Trump. His Majesty will meet with several senior US administration officials,...
  • King, Merkel Hold Talks on Ties, Region

    AMMAN — His Majesty King Abdullah II, on Thursday, and German Chancellor Angela Merkel held talks at the Hussainiyah Palace focusing on strategic partnership, regional and international developments as well. In joint press remarks, His...
  • Gov’t Directives to Launch New Cancer Insurance Programme

    AMMAN —AlGhad— The Council of Ministers has ratified the recommendations of the Minister of Health and Prime Minister Dr Omar Razzaz today, Thursday, to launch the new cancer insurance programme, to cover all cancer patients in Jordan....
  • Authorities Freeze Assets of Tax Officials, Businessmen in Rare...

    AMMAN —AlGhad— The authorities on Wednesday froze the assets of tax officials, including department directors and employees, as well as businessmen involved in a number of tax evasion and corruption related cases. The Attorney General...
  • Kushner Meets Saudi Crown Prince for Middle East Talks

    CAPITALS — US President Donald Trump's son-in-law and White House senior adviser Jared Kushner met on Wednesday with Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman about Israel and Palestine, as Kushner readies the administration's Middle...