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  • »King Receives Egyptian Foreign Minister, Invites Sisi to Visit Jordan

    Sun 12 November / Nov 2017. 05:22 PM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— His Majesty King Abdullah II on Sunday received Egyptian Foreign Minister Samih Shukri, who conveyed to the King a letter from Egyptian President Abdul Fattah Sisi dealing with bilateral ties as well as regional...
  • »MPs Holds First Meeting in Parliament's Second Ordinary Session

    Sun 12 November / Nov 2017. 05:15 PM
    AMMAN — The House of Representatives entrusted its permanent office to name members of the committee that will reply to the Speech from the Throne in line with Article 6 of the House's by-law.
  • »King: No One Will Solve Our Problems but Us

    Sun 12 November / Nov 2017. 05:09 PM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— His Majesty King Abdullah II, on Sunday, inaugurated the Parliament's second ordinary session and delivered the Speech from the Throne.
    Upon arrival at Parliament, the King attended the guard of honour as a military band...
  • »A Necessary Revaluation

    Sun 12 November / Nov 2017. 12:00 AM
    It is not as easy as “signing an agreement” to enforce and sustain the De-Escalation Zone in the Syrian South.
    Reliable sources have confirmed to Alghad that the new agreement includes the South, in accordance to the Russo-American...
  • »The King’s Speech: What Changed?

    Sun 12 November / Nov 2017. 12:00 AM
    Something has changed in the King’s more recent speeches from the Throne.
    His latest, inaugurating the reconvention of Jordan’s 18th Parliament, positions the Throne at an equal distance from both the legislative and the executive...
  • »Boy Cuts Teacher with a Blade

    Sun 12 November / Nov 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— The police arrested a boy in Zarqa after he attacked a 26-year old teacher and cut him with a blade, and he
    The boy was detained and transferred to the Hussein precinct, a police source confirmed, and the teacher was...
  • »Jordan’s Superstars: The Scientists

    Sun 12 November / Nov 2017. 12:00 AM
    The more we learn about our esteemed Jordanian scientists who partook in the World Science Forum last week, and their astonishing achievements, the greater our faith in the Jordanian’s ability to realise excellence and greatness.
    It is funny...
  • »Jordan, US, Russia Agree on De-Escalation Zone in Southern Syria

    Sat 11 November / Nov 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN — Jordan, the United States and Russia have agreed to set up a temporary "de-escalation zone" in southern Syria, with representatives from the three countries signing a statement of principles in Amman in this regard.
    State Minister for...
  • »Aqaba Sinks Warplane to Create Coral Reef

    Sat 11 November / Nov 2017. 12:00 AM
    AQABA —AlGhad— The Aqaba Special Economic Zone Authority (ASEZA) and the harbour authorities just concluded preparations to sink the hull of a decommissioned Royal Jordanian Airforce C-130 Hercules warplane in the Aqaba Gulf to create...
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  • »Thank You Nayef Qusous

    Thu 9 November / Nov 2017. 12:00 AM
    Honestly, was ashamed of the fact that I had not read his works on archiving and national Jordanian history, one of Jordan’s most prominent specialists, Dr Nayef Oudeh Qusous.
    Having actually read some of his works just recently, thanks to Mr...
  • »The Government’s Mind

    Wed 8 November / Nov 2017. 12:00 AM
    Noteworthy is the fact that the 2018 Budget Bill is being prepared under exceptional domestic and regional conditions, shrouding almost every aspect of the future with ambiguity.
    It is not easy to tell what lies ahead in light of the current...
  • »Parliament to Reconvene on Sunday, MPs to Debate “Bread Subsidies”

    Wed 8 November / Nov 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— The Houses of Parliament are scheduled to reconvene next Sunday, after His Majesty King Abdullah II delivers the Speech from the Throne, announcing the  reconvention of the second ordinary term of the 18th Jordanian...
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