• Trump Endorses Guns for Teachers to Stop Shootings

    CAPITALS — US President Donald Trump has said arming teachers could prevent school shootings like that which left 17 people dead last week in Florida. Teachers carrying a concealed gun could end attacks "very quickly", he said. Mr Trump...
  • Insurance Sectoral Profits Drop 99%: AOIC Takes Massive Loss in 2017

    AMMAN —AlGhad— The combined profits of 22 insurance companies in Jordan have declined by nearly 99 per cent in 2017, from JOD23.047 million in 2016 to JOD262 thousand, according to the sectoral financial data, compiled by financial...
  • UN Security Council Votes on Syria Humanitarian Truce

    NEW YORK — The United Nations Security Council (UNSC) will hold a closed-door meeting on Thursday to vote on a draft resolution demanding a 30-day ceasefire in Syria to allow deliveries of humanitarian aid and medical evacuations, diplomats...
  • Suicide Attack at US Embassy in Montenegro

    AMMAN — An attacker threw an explosive device at the US embassy in the Montenegrin capital Podgorica and then killed himself with another bomb, the government announced Thursday. Around Wednesday/Thursday midnight on local time, witnesses...
  • Occupation Approves 3,000 Illegal Settlements in Occupied Jerusalem

    RAMALLAH — The Israeli municipality of Jerusalem, late Wednesday, approved a new plan to build around 3,000 new settlement units in southern Jerusalem, Haaretz daily reported on Thursday. According to Haaretz, the new units will be built on...
  • Palestinian Beaten to Death by Occupation Soldiers

    OCCUPIED JERUSALEM —AlGhad— The Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) announced today, Thursday, that the Palestinian detainee Yassin Omar Saradih, 33, from Jericho, was beaten to death by occupation soldiers after he was arrested at dawn...
  • Jordan Drops 2 Places on Corruption Perceptions Index 2017

    AMMAN —AlGhad— Jordan has dropped in rank to the 59th place, out of 180 countries in 2017, on the Corruption Perceptions Index, from the 57th place, out of 176 countries in 2016, according to the National Integrity System (NIS) —...