• Three Unlucky Parties

    Three new parties will soon officially join Jordan’s long list of more than fifty licensed political parties. The first was Zamzam, then the Partnership and Salvation Party, both splintered out of the Muslim Brotherhood, and the third is the...
  • Inbound Foreign Investment Dips 5% in Q3-2017

    AMMAN —Alghad— Inbound direct foreign investment in Jordan has declined by 5.3 per cent during the third quarter of last year, Q3-2017, some JOD13.4 million, from JOD249.3 million in Q3-2016, to JOD235.9 million, according to figures by...
  • Gov’t Considers Extending Hybrid Exemptions

    AMMAN —AlGhad— An informed source with the government has confirmed to AlGhad that the Cabinet is currently considering extending the special tax exemptions on hybrid vehicles for another year at 25 per cent, as opposed to raising it to...
  • Bank Robber Enjoys Short-Lived Success, Ends Up Arrested

    AMMAN —AlGhad— Police personnel have arrested the primary suspect in the armed robbery of the Etihad Bank branch in Abdoun earlier today, Monday, within hours of the robbery, to which he soon confessed, during the preliminary...
  • King, Queen to Take Part in World Economic Forum in Davos

    AMMAN — Their Majesties King Abdullah and Queen Rania accompanied by His Royal Highness Crown Prince Hussein, will take part in World Economic Forum Annual Meeting that will be held during January 23-26 in Davos, Switzerland under the theme...
  • King Attends Birthday Celebration Ceremony at Armed Forces HQ

    AMMAN —His Majesty King Abdullah II, the Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces, on Monday attended a ceremony held by the General Command of the Jordan Armed Forces- Arab Army, at the Princess Basma Mechanized Battalion/3 (Umm Al Nashama) to...