• Mulqi’s Sixth Government

    This is Dr Hani Mulqi’s sixth government reshuffle. Honestly, I doubt anyone can remember, off the top of their heads, who exactly was on Dr Mulqi’s first Council of Ministers. Some made it through to the second government, but hardly...
  • Queen Attends Open Day Promoting Health-Conscious Practices in Schools

    AMMAN — Her Majesty Queen Rania Al Abdullah joined the Royal Health Awareness Society’s (RHAS) Capacity Building Open Day on Sunday, where 375 Jordanian principals and teachers took part in a number of health-related workshops and...
  • Citizens Protest Price Hikes in Karak

    KARAK —AlGhad— Jordanians took to the streets in Kerak, south of Jordan, to protest the recent price hikes, in front of the governorate building, demanding the release of political detainees of the popular movement.
  • King to Visit India on Official Business Trip Tuesday

    AMMAN —AlGhad— His Majesty King Abdullah II will travel to India this upcoming Tuesday, in an official business trip to meet with Indian President Ram Nath Kovind, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and a number of top ranking officials. His...
  • Jordan Falls Short on First Development Policy Loan Objectives: WB

    AMMAN —AlGhad— A recent World Bank (WB) report, published last Wednesday, indicates that Jordan has fallen short on the objectives of the First Programmatic Development Policy Loan Programme, signed in 2012. The World Bank ranked the...
  • Gov’t Borrowing Drains Private Sector’s Share of Credit Facilities:...

    AMMAN —AlGhad— A study by the Jordan Strategy Forum (JSF), on how the government’s continued borrowing affects the private sector’s access to financing and loans, shows that increased domestic borrowing does, in fact, limit...
  • Farmers Resume Strike, Parliament Protests

    AMMAN —AlGhad— The farmers have resumed their strike today, Sunday, protesting the government’s recent decision to hike taxes on agricultural produce, after negotiations with the government failed to resolve the issue, a defence...