• The Haemorrhage in Syria

    Hope for a political settlement in Syria that would restore stability, unity and complete sovereignty is now gone. As the Syrian military pushes to regain control over more territories, last of which was the eastern Ghouta, trust between the main...
  • SSC: No Underway Amendments to Social Security Laws

    AMMAN —AlGhad— News circulating on the imminence of underway amendments to the Social Security Laws are incorrect, according to a statement by the Social Security Corporation (SSC), published today, Tuesday. Any such amendments will...
  • Senators: Jordan’s Stability US Priority, 2-State Option Still...

    AMMAN —AlGhad— Republican and Democratic senators Lindsey Graham and Chris Coons stressed in a joint conference they held today, Tuesday, on US-Jordanian relations that the Two-State Solution to the Palestinian-Israeli conflict is still...
  • Occupation Forces Arrest 14 Palestinians in West Bank

    RAMALLAH — Israeli occupation troops on Tuesday arrested 14 Palestinians in various West Bank cities, according to a Palestinian source. The Palestinian Prisoners' Society said in a statement that Israeli soldiers stormed the cities of...
  • HSBC Profits Jump to USD17.2bn on Asia Growth

    LONDON — HSBC has posted a pre-tax profit of USD17.2 billion (JOD12.3 billion) in 2017, saying its focus on Asia was driving growth. The results represent a 141 per cent jump on the USD7.1 billion profit of the previous year. "A large...
  • King Receives Turkish Army Chief

    AMMAN —AlGhad— His Majesty King Abdullah II on Tuesday received Turkish Chief of General Staff Gen Hulusi Akar during which he reviewed with him military cooperation between Jordan and Turkey. The meeting, which was attended by Chairman...
  • Queen Rania Visits "I Learn" Initiative in Jerash

    AMMAN — Her Majesty Queen Rania Al Abdullah visited the nonprofit initiative, ‘I Learn Jo: Space for Knowledge’ on Tuesday at the Jerash Visitor Centre. "I Learn" founder, Saddam Sayyaleh, and the initiative’s team members...