• Royal Decree to Hold Extraordinary Parliament Session July 9

    AMMAN —AlGhad— A Royal Decree has been issued today, Wednesday, to hold the extraordinary parliament session on Monday, July 9, 2018, for the vote on confidence. The Prime Minister and his Cabinet will deliver the Ministerial Statement...
  • Electronic Crimes Bill Referred to Parliament End of June

    AMMAN —AlGhad— The government has referred the Electronic Crimes Law amendment bill for the year 2018 to the House of Representatives to be reviewed on June 28, 2018. The House has the constitutional capacity to address, review and...
  • Central Bank’s Foreign, Gold Reserves Drop 8%

    AMMAN —AlGhad— The Central Bank of Jordan (CBJ)’s reserves of foreign, hard currencies and gold have declined 8 per cent in the first five months of the year, 2018, compared to the same duration last year, according to CBJ figures....
  • Authorities Arrest Drug Dealers in West Balqaa

    AMMAN —AlGhad— Personnel with Anti-Narcotics Department (AND) and the West Balqaa Police Precinct arrested four drug dealers today, Wednesday, found in possession of narcotics and two firearms. Some 300 seedlings of Marijuana were...
  • King Meets with Ranking US Defence, Military Officials

    AMMAN —AlGhad— His Majesty King Abdullah II received US Under Secretary of Defence for Policy John Rood and Commander of the US Central Command Gen Joseph Votel today, Wednesday, in Amman, to discuss bolstering bilateral cooperation and...
  • Occupation Arrests 22 Palestinians in West Bank, at Least 3 Injured...

    RAMALLAH/GAZA —AlGhad— Israeli occupation troops early Wednesday detained 22 Palestinians in various West Bank cities, as Israeli jets targeted several sites in the besieged Gaza enclave as well, injuring three Palestinians, sources have...
  • Safadi, US Undersecretary of Defence on Policy, Ties, Region

    AMMAN — Minister of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates Ayman Safadi on Wednesday discussed with United States Undersecretary of Defence for Policy John C Rood bilateral relations and ways to enhance them in various domains. The meeting also...