• Authorities Evacuate Hundreds Trapped in Floods, Heavy Rain

    AMMAN/IRBID —AlGhad— The authorities rescued hundreds of Jordanians and foreigners trapped in floods across the Kingdom Thursday evening, as heavy rains caught municipality and emergency response teams off guard. Police evacuated 1,000...
  • Gov’t, ‘Refinery’ Negotiate Purchase, Sourcing Quota

    AMMAN —AlGhad— An informed official source has informed AlGhad today, Thursday, that the Jordan Petroleum Refinery Company is currently negotiation the terms of a purchase and source quota arrangement with the government, anticipating an...
  • E-Payment Transactions via Mobile Phones Up 25%

    AMMAN —AlGhad— According to the Central Bank of Jordan (CBJ)’s monthly bulletin, the overall value of e-payment transactions via mobile phones in Jordan has increased by 25 per cent between February 2018 and March 2018, from...
  • Gov’t Ratifies Modified Ride-Sharing App Regulations

    AMMAN —AlGhad— The government Wednesday afternoon ratified the amended regulations for ride-sharing mobile applications in Jordan, entailing fundamental solutions to the issues hurdling legalisation, according to Minister of Transport...
  • Police Pick Up Two Car-Accident Scammers

    AMMAN —AlGhad— A police source said today, Thursday, that the Criminal Investigations Department (CID) picked up two schemers who reportedly were involved in a series of car-accident frauds. The two turned out to be known accident...
  • Survey: 68% Think Jordan Is Going in the Wrong Direction

    AMMAN —AlGhad— A public opinion poll, carried out by the University of Jordan’s Strategic Studies Centre shows that 68 per cent of citizens think the country is going in the wrong direction, up 10 per cent from Nov-2017’s 58...
  • Saudi Carried out 48 Executions since Beginning of 2018

    AMMAN —AlGhad— Saudi Arabia has carried out 48 executions during the first four months of 2018, half of whom involved in drugs, according to the Human Rights Watch (HRW). An AFP report yesterday, Wednesday, highlighted that there are...