• US Holds Back USD65m Aid to UNRWA

    CAPITALS — The US is withholding more than half of a USD125 million instalment destined for the UN relief agency for Palestinian refugees, American officials say. It will provide USD60 million in aid to the UN Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA)...
  • Turkey Challenges US SDF Training Plan, Forces Amass at Border with...

    CAPITALS —AlGhad— Turkish forces have amassed at the border with Syria as reinforcements are in route in preparation for the Afrin City operation to attack the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) grouping in the western Aleppo outskirt....
  • House Session on Price Hikes Loses Quorum

    AMMAN —AlGhad— The House of Representatives session today, Tuesday, lost quorum as the majority of the House did not show up for the discussion of the subsequent price hikes, following the de-subsidisation of various commodities under...
  • Press Figures Detained, Charged with Promoting False News

    AMMAN —AlGhad— Press Association Council member Omar Maharmeh, the Editor-in-Chief of Jafra News website, along with journalist Shadi Zayati, were arrested and detained today, Tuesday, by orders of the Amman General Attorney’s...
  • Zain Launches Dezain Platform to Support Jordanian Designers

    AMMAN —AlGhad— In effort to further support domestic business and entrepreneurial sectors in Jordan, Zain Jordan, a Zain Group telecommunications company, announced the launch of the a new designers support platform, Dezain Space, at the...
  • King Arrives in Cyprus for Trilateral Jordanian-Cypriot-Greek Summit

    NICOSIA — His Majesty King Abdullah II, Tuesday arrived in the Cypriot capital, Nicosia to participate in a trilateral summit along with Cypriot President, Nicos Anastasiades, and Greek Prime Minister, Alexis Tsipras. Upon arrival at the...
  • Court Sentences Syrian Drug Dealer to 7.5 Years with Hard Labour

    AMMAN — The Court of State Security (SSC), Tuesday, handed a Syrian refugee a 7.5-year sentence in jail with hard labour and a fine of JOD5,000 for possessing 23,000 Captagon pills- an amphetamine-based drug- at his Zaatari refugee camp house....