Local News Archive
  • »King Addresses 29th Arab Summit in Dhahran

    Sun 15 April / Apr 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN — His Majesty King Abdullah II, on Sunday, delivered Jordan's speech at the 29th Arab summit, currently taking place at Dhahran, Saudi Arabia, with the participation of Arab leaders and heads of participating Arab countries' delegations....
  • »Senate Committee Meets German Agency Director

    Sun 15 April / Apr 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN — The Jordanian-German Friendship Committee at the Senate, headed by Wajih Aweis, met on Sunday with the regional director of the German Agency for International Cooperation (GIZ), Michaela Baur.
    During the meeting, Aweis said the...
  • »Joint US, Jordan Military Drills Kick Off: Eager Lion 2018

    Sun 15 April / Apr 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN — The Jordan Armed Forces- Arab Army (JAF) kicked off the Eager Lion 2018 joint drill with the US side that lasts until April 26.
    In a joint press conference on Sunday at King Abdullah II Group- Special Forces, with Maj. Gen. Jon K....
  • »An Ordinary Summit After All

    Sat 14 April / Apr 2018. 12:00 AM
    As the dust settles from the latest coalition missile strikes in Syria, Arab leaders and officials prepare for yet another Summit in Dhahran, Saudi Arabia.
    These strikes blindsided journalists and officials alike.
    There were no immediate...
  • »FM Calls for Independent Investigation into Syria Chemical Attacks

    Sat 14 April / Apr 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— Jordan’s Foreign Minister Ayman Safadi called on Twitter, earlier on Saturday, for an international, independent investigation into the Syrian military’s use of chemical weapons against civilians....
  • »Jordan's Achievements as President of Arab Summit

    Sat 14 April / Apr 2018. 12:00 AM
    DHAHRAN — During its presidency of the Arab Summit, Jordan, under the leadership of His Majesty King Abdullah II, managed to make key achievements at all levels, despite the difficult situation in the region in general and the challenges...
  • »Army Chief Receives US Military Official

    Sat 14 April / Apr 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN — Chairman of the Joint Chiefs-of-Staff Lit. Gen. Mahmoud Freihat on Saturday, received Director of the US Defence Intelligence Agency, Lit. Gen Robert Ashley and an accompanying delegation.
    Freihat and Ashley discussed the latest...
  • »Jordan Says Political Solution Can Only End Syria Crisis

    Sat 14 April / Apr 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN — State Minister for Media Affairs and Government Spokesman Mohammad Momani on Saturday reiterated Jordan's unwavering stance calling for a political solution to the Syrian crisis.
    "As this crisis enters its eighth year, a political...
  • »Adult Sentenced to 15 Years in Prison for Statutory Rape

    Thu 12 April / Apr 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— The Major Crimes Court sentenced a 32-year-old man today, Thursday, to 15 years in prison with hard labour after he was found guilty of statutory rape, according to Article 2:294 of the Penal Code.
    The defendant was...
  • »Attempted Robbery Foiled in Exchange Shop in Amman

    Thu 12 April / Apr 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— Police and employees at a currency exchange shop in Amman were able to foil an attempted robbery yesterday, Wednesday, as employees and security personnel tailed the robber up to the nearest police patrol, and then...
  • »UNESCO Criticises Negligence of Petra Facilities, Authorities Deny

    Thu 12 April / Apr 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— A report by the UNESCO mission to Petra in November 2017 highlighted numerous shortcomings in the Petra Region Authority’s maintenance efforts of the ancient city, noting that the Authority does not house the...
  • »Gov’t, IMF Negotiations on 2nd Economic Review

    Thu 12 April / Apr 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— A government delegation to the International Monetary Fund (IMF) in Washington today, Thursday, has begun renegotiations with the IMF to finalise the second review of Jordan’s economic performance indices and the...
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