• The Middle Class and the Predicament of Education

    In the last few years, evidence indicated an increase reverse student influx, from private to public schools, as opposed to the other way around. This year however, the number of students leaving private schools for public ones was shocking, and...
  • N. Korea: Trump Signs New Order to Widen Sanctions

    CAPITALS — US President Donald Trump has signed a new order that boosts sanctions against North Korea over its nuclear weapons programme. The US treasury has been authorised to target firms and financial institutions conducting business with...
  • USD308k-Grant by UNDP for 8 Entrepreneurial Projects in Jordan

    AMMAN —AlGhad— The UN Development Programme (UNDP) signed eight grant agreements worth around USD308 thousand to support eight Jordanian entrepreneurial environment projects, NGOs, and CSOs across the Kingdom. These grants are part of...
  • ‘Jet’ to Buy Amman-Zarqa Transportation Permits from Non-Corporate...

    AMMAN —AlGhad— Malik Haddad, director of the Jordan Express Tourist Transportation company, Jet, told AlGhad today, Thursday, that the company has allocated around JOD3 million for the purchase and acquisition of all Amman-Zarqa...
  • Child Electrocuted to Death by Father during Corporal Punishment...

    AMMAN —AlGhad— A child victim of violent, corporal punishment, only 14 years old, was rushed to the Toutanji Hospital two days ago, but never made it alive, having been electrocuted to death by his own father, in Sahhab, South of Amman....
  • Likely Fuel Hike in October as Oil Prices Increase Over 4%

    AMMAN —AlGhad— Oil experts estimate the increase in oil prices globally has exceeded 4 per cent since the beginning of September, and therefore anticipate an increase in the local fuel price offering accordingly. Due to the decline in...
  • Inmate Found Dead in Suwaqa Prison

    KARAK —AlGhad— An inmate in the Suwaqa Correctional Facility, aged 36, was found dead, due to a heart attack, according to a medical source in the Karak governmental hospital, who said that the deceased was already dead upon arrival at...