Local News Archive
  • »King, Iraqi Top Diplomat Discuss Ties, Region

    Mon 7 May / May 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN — His Majesty King Abdullah II Monday received Iraqi Foreign Minster Ibrahim Jafari at a meeting to discuss bilateral ties and developments in Iraq.
    "Jordan and Iraq are bound by brotherly and historic relations", the King told the...
  • »Gag Order on ‘Fayez’ Youth Assault, Police Arrest Assailants

    Mon 7 May / May 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— The authorities have issued a gag order today, Monday, on the assault case involving five assailants and the victim youth, Zaid Mohammad Sami Fayez, who was beaten publicly in Amman last Saturday.
    Police earlier today as...
  • »The Engineers Association: Losses and Gains

    Sun 6 May / May 2018. 12:00 AM
    The controversy surrounding the scene of the Jordan Engineers Association’s elections is natural, given the political weight of competition.
    Contrary to what we are used to these days, when it comes to politics at least, the rivalry has...
  • »SOFEX 2018 Arms Fair Kicks Off Tomorrow

    Sun 6 May / May 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN — The Special Operations Forces Exhibition and Conference (SOFEX) 2018 will kick off tomorrow under the royal patronage in its twelfth edition.
    "It is the largest defence exhibition worldwide dealing with special operations, national...
  • »Jordan Warns of Implications of Relocating US Embassy to Jerusalem

    Sun 6 May / May 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— Foreign Minister Ayman Safadi warned today, Sunday, in a joint press conference with Iraqi counterpart Ibrahim Jafari, that the implications of relocating the US embassy to occupied Jerusalem will be catastrophic,...
  • »Authorities Arrest 16 Drug Dealers, One Currency Forger

    Sun 6 May / May 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— Authorities arrested over a dozen drug dealers across the Kingdom and picked up one currency forger trying to smuggle quantities of counterfeit currency into Jordan, an official police source confirmed today, Sunday, to...
  • »MPs Hold Last Term Sessions Today

    Sun 6 May / May 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— The House of Representatives will possibly hold the last legislative sessions of its second ordinary term today, Sunday, as a Royal Decree last week prorogued the House as of May12, 2018.
    The House of Appointed Senate is...
  • »INJAZ, Canadian Embassy Launch Women Economic Support Project

    Sun 6 May / May 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN — Youth-cantered non-profit organization INJAZ, the Canadian Embassy’s Office of International Education and the Ryerson University, Canada, announced today, Sunday, the launch of a joint Canadian-funded project to support economic...
  • »A Gradual but Sustainable Shift

    Sat 5 May / May 2018. 12:00 AM
    Discussion about a new Income Tax Law bill has been ongoing for over a year now, but the government has been postponing it, for some reason.
    Finally, the government has decided to go through with it.
    A little less than a year ago, I wrote an...
  • »King Receives Phone Call from Palestinian President

    Sat 5 May / May 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN — His Majesty King Abdullah II on Saturday received a telephone call from Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas in the framework of ongoing coordination and consultation between the two sides.
    During the call, King Abdullah congratulated...
  • »Child Abuse by Police Untrue: PSD Source Says

    Sat 5 May / May 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— The rumours about police officers abusively handling a 10-year-old child in the Northern Badia District are untrue, an official source with the Public Security Directorate (PSD) stated to AlGhad today, Saturday.
    The child...
  • »5 Ways You’re Shaming Mental Illness and May Not Know It

    Thu 3 May / May 2018. 12:00 AM
    The consequences of mental health stigma are extensive. It makes mental illness seem like a character flaw, which is totally untrue, and can prevent people from seeking support that could help them manage their condition.
    The worst part? People...
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