• Let’s Break More Taboos

    The Council of Ministers took a bold decision a few days back. In an attempt to encourage investment in Jordan, the government will grant investors permanent residencies or nationalities, according to a clear-cut set of conditions, at an annual...
  • The Government’s Predicament: What To Do?

    It seems the domestic situation in Jordan is not getting any better. Under the suffocating weight of economic crisis and the agitated public mood, due to a bundle of harsh decisions imposed by Jordan’s agreement with the International...
  • 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 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...