• Kushner Says Mideast Peace Plan Due 'Soon', Regardless of...

    CAPITALS — President Donald Trump's son-in-law and senior adviser said in an interview published Sunday that the administration will soon present its Israeli-Palestinian peace plan, with or without input from Palestinian President Mahmoud...
  • Erdogan Leads Ince in Early Turkey Election Results

    CAPITALS — Turkey's long-standing leader Recep Tayyip Erdogan is ahead in presidential elections with 62 per cent of votes counted, according to state media. Mr Erdogan has 56 per cent, and his closest rival, Muharrem Ince, is on 29 per cent....
  • Cabinet Approves Measures to Rationalize Gov't Spending

    AMMAN — The Cabinet approved during a recent session today, Sunday, chaired by Prime Minister Omar Razzaz, a series of measures to rationalize and control government spending. The Cabinet decided not to purchase vehicles except in necessary...
  • Cabinet Salary Deductions Ongoing at 10%

    AMMAN —AlGhad— The Council of Ministers has decided to uphold the previous directive to deduct 10 per cent of the salaries of Cabinet members exceeding the JOD2,000 baseline, on a monthly basis. Deductions will resume as of July 1,...
  • Jordan Not Responsible for Collapse of Ceasefire in South Syria: FM

    AMMAN —AlGhad— In a statement via Twitter today, Sunday, Foreign and Expatriate Affairs Minister Ayman Safadi said Jordan will not be responsible for the consequences of the collapse of the ceasefire in South Syria. Mr Safadi urged all...
  • Crown Prince Receives Prince William, Visit FabLab at Business Park

    AMMAN —AlGhad— Regent and Crown Prince His Royal Highness Hussein bin Abdullah received Prince William, the Duke of Cambridge, today, Sunday, upon his arrival at the Marka Military Airport in Amman on a two-day visit to Jordan. His...
  • PM: Corruption Will Not Be Tolerated

    AMMAN —AlGhad— Prime Minister Dr Omar Razzaz reiterated today, Sunday, during his visit to the Anti-Corruption and Integrity Commission, that corruption will no longer be tolerated. He also stated that the government is determined to...
  • Dutch Minister Pledges EUR400m to Host Countries after Visit to Camp

    AMMAN/MAFRAQ —AlGhad— The Dutch government on Sunday approved a development assistance programme for countries affected by Syrian refugee crisis, which include Jordan, Lebanon and Turkey, worth EUR400 million for the coming years...