• Occupation Bombs Gaza on Lockdown, Arrests 18 Palestinians in West...

    RAMALLAH/GAZA —AlGhad— Israeli occupation forces launched a series of strikes against resistance targets in besieged Gaza and arrested at least 18 Palestinians in various parts of the occupied West Bank earlier today, Thursday,...
  • Central Bank Ups Interest 0.25pts

    AMMAN —AlGhad— The open market operations committee with the Central Bank of Jordan (CBJ) decided to increase interest rates by 0.25 points (0.25 per cent), as of Sunday, December 17th, 2017. In a statement today, Thursday, the Central...
  • Outbound Tourism Up 8%

    AMMAN —AlGhad— Domestic spending on overseas and outbound travel and tourism has increased by 8 per cent in the first nine months of the year, 2017, according to the Central Bank of Jordan (CBJ), from JOD726 million in September 2016 to...
  • King Meets Italian Interior Minister

    AMMAN — His Majesty King Abdullah II on Thursday held talks with visiting Italian Interior Minister, Marco Minetti, at the Husseiniah Palace, on prospects to foster bilateral cooperation, with eye to security and defense domains. Discussions...
  • Inflation Up 3.3% in 11 Months

    AMMAN —AlGhad— The average consumer price index (inflation rate) has increased by 3.3 per cent during the first 11 months of the year, 2017, compared to 0.9 per cent for the same duration in 2016. According to the figures by the...
  • Authorities Arrest Fugitive with 30 Charges

    AMMAN —AlGhad— Personnel with the Central District Pre-Emptive Police Department, were able to apprehend a fugitive with 30 judicial and executive charges earlier today, Thursday, a police source confirmed to AlGhad. For years, he...
  • Jordan to Address Int’l Criminal Court Order Legally: Momani

    AMMAN —AlGhad— Minister of Media Affairs and government spokesperson Dr Mohammad Momani stated today, Thursday, that Jordan will address the International Criminal Court (ICC) order, regarding Bashir’s unconstrained visit to the...