• King Receives Judicial Report for 2017

    AMMAN — His Majesty King Abdullah II on Wednesday visited the Court of Cassation and the Judicial Council, where he received the annual report on the work of the judiciary during 2017 from the President of the Council, Mohammed Ghazu, and was...
  • UNRWA Staffers Protest New Regulations, Hunger-Strikers on 5th Day

    AMMAN —AlGhad— Thousands of UNRWA staffers held a one-hour strike in front of the Agency’s headquarters in Amman today, Wednesday, as seven employees have been on a hunger strike for days, protesting the cuts entailed in the...
  • Gov’t: Overall Annual Healthcare Expenditure at JOD2.2b

    AMMAN —AlGhad— Minister of Health Dr Mahmoud Shayyab uncovered yesterday, Tuesday, to the Jordan News Agency ‘Petra’ that the overall annual expenditure on healthcare in Jordan stands at around JOD2.2 billion, including the...
  • Guatemala Moves Embassy to Jerusalem, Jordan Condemns

    AMMAN —AlGhad— Minister of State for Media Affairs Mohammad Momani stated today, Wednesday, that the Guatemalan decision to relocate their embassy to the occupied city of Jerusalem is a flagrant violation of international laws and UN resolutions
  • Occupation Forces Arrest 15 Palestinians in West Bank

    RAMALLAH — Israeli occupation troops early Wednesday, detained 15 Palestinians in various West Bank cities, according to a Palestinian source. A statement by the Palestinian Prisoners Society said that Israeli soldiers stormed the cities of...
  • Diplomatic Fallout at UN over Gaza Violence

    CAPITALS — There have been angry exchanges between Israeli and Palestinian envoys at the UN, as the diplomatic fallout over deadly violence in Gaza gathered pace. Some 58 Palestinians were killed when Israeli troops fired amid protests on...
  • Iraqi Elections: PM-Led Bloc in Third, Sadr-Led Secular Alliance in...

    CAPITALS — The bloc led by Prime Minister Haider Abadi is trailing in third place in the Iraqi parliamentary elections, partial results indicate, as the nationalist alliance between Shiite Muslim cleric Moqtada Sadr and mostly secular groups...