• Shark Caught in Aqaba

    AQABA —AlGhad— Fishermen in Aqaba, Tuesday evening, caught a Tiger shark by the coast, around four metres long and weighing around 300kg. Notably, tiger sharks do not roam in shallow waters, fisherman Wael Abu Mousa told. Marine...
  • King Receives Ranking Officers of US National Defence University

    AMMAN —AlGhad— His Majesty King Abdullah II received a delegation of ranking officers from the US National Defence University (NDU), headed by retired US Gen Gregory S. Martin, to discuss current regional developments and military ties....
  • MP Motion to Exclude Jewish Investors from New Investment Legislation

    AMMAN —AlGhad— Eight Members of Parliament today, Wednesday, submitted a Memo to exclude Jewish investors from the new investment legislation which allows investors to acquire the Jordanian nationality by investing USD1.5 million in...
  • Court Finds 11 Defendants Guilty on Terrorism Charges, University...

    AMMAN —AlGhad— The Court of State Security sentenced 11 defendants today, Wednesday, to prison on terrorism related charges, including on female university student. The sentences ranged from one year to five on 11 terrorism and other...
  • Saudi Executes Jordanian for Smuggling Narcotics

    AMMAN —AlGhad— The Saudi Arabian authorities carried out the death sentence yesterday, Tuesday, for a Jordanian expat who was found guilty for smuggling narcotics, according to Saudi press today. According to the national press agency,...
  • King Receives Former Finnish President

    AMMAN — His Majesty King Abdullah II, on Wednesday received Finland's former President Tarja Kaarina Halonen, currently visiting the country, to check on programs implemented by the Finn Church Aid’s (FCA) for assisting Syrian refugees...
  • King Receives US Armed Services Committees Senator

    AMMAN —AlGhad— His Majesty King Abdullah II received US Senator Jack Reed of the Senate Armed Services Committee and delegation to discuss developing bilateral US-Jordanian relations in the military fields. His Majesty commended the...