Local News Archive
  • »Authorities Evacuate Hundreds Trapped in Floods, Heavy Rain

    Thu 26 April / Apr 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN/IRBID —AlGhad— The authorities rescued hundreds of Jordanians and foreigners trapped in floods across the Kingdom Thursday evening, as heavy rains caught municipality and emergency response teams off guard.
    Police evacuated 1,000...
  • »Cloudy Skies, Unstable Conditions Continue for Two Days

    Thu 26 April / Apr 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN — The Kingdom will remain on Thursday under the impact of unstable weather conditions, pushing down temperatures and bringing rainfall in different parts of the country, the Jordan Meteorological Department (JMD) said.
    Heavy rain...
  • »Police Pick Up Two Car-Accident Scammers

    Thu 26 April / Apr 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— A police source said today, Thursday, that the Criminal Investigations Department (CID) picked up two schemers who reportedly were involved in a series of car-accident frauds.
    The two turned out to be known accident...
  • »Survey: 68% Think Jordan Is Going in the Wrong Direction

    Thu 26 April / Apr 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— A public opinion poll, carried out by the University of Jordan’s Strategic Studies Centre shows that 68 per cent of citizens think the country is going in the wrong direction, up 10 per cent from Nov-2017’s 58...
  • »What If?

    Wed 25 April / Apr 2018. 12:00 AM
    What if the US Supreme Court did not dismiss the lawsuits against the Arab Bank and conceded to prosecuting companies outside of the US?
    It would have been catastrophic for the Jordanian economy in general and the Arab Bank in particular.
    So much...
  • »The Final Standoff to Seal the Fate of the Region

    Wed 25 April / Apr 2018. 12:00 AM
    Once not so outspoken about it, now, some of the world’s top rivalling powers have become so shamelessly comfortable with Syria being the staging grounds for their final standoff with Iran, that they are making public statements about it....
  • »Occupation Authorities Detain Jordanian, Family Denied Return to Jordan

    Wed 25 April / Apr 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— The Ministry of Foreign and Expatriate Affairs announced on Wednesday that the Israeli occupation authorities detained one Jordanian citizen, Soud Yassin Ibrahim Arouri, at the border crossing to the West Bank, and...
  • »Netherlands Pledges New Aid to Kingdom, Says Ambassador

    Wed 25 April / Apr 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN — The Dutch Ambassador to Jordan, Barbara Joziasse, said her country will announce a new financial aid to the Kingdom at the donor conference scheduled to be held today in Brussels.
    The Kingdom will receive the assistance package in...
  • »King Visits Old Aqaba Port, Chairs ASEZA Commission Meeting

    Wed 25 April / Apr 2018. 12:00 AM
    AQABA — His Majesty King Abdullah II stressed the importance of the full commitment to the timetable set for the evacuation of the old port site and to prepare the area for the implementation of the third phase of the Marsa Zayed project....
  • »King Patrons Prize for World Interfaith Harmony Week Award Ceremony

    Tue 24 April / Apr 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN — His Majesty King Abdullah II, on Tuesday, attended the 2018 King Abdullah II Prize for the World Interfaith Harmony Week award ceremony.
    The prize comes in recognition of efforts exerted by the first three best events or texts that...
  • »Army Chief Receives US Central Infantry Commander

    Tue 24 April / Apr 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN — Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Lt Gen Mahmoud Freihat, Tuesday welcomed the US Central Infantry Commander, Lt Gen William Beydler, and an accompanying delegation.
    They discussed ways of enhancing joint military cooperation and...
  • »Queen Rania Visits Hayyan Rwaybed Village in Mafraq

    Tue 24 April / Apr 2018. 12:00 AM
    MAFRAQ — Her Majesty Queen Rania Al Abdullah visited the village of Hayyan Rwaybed in Mafraq Governorate on Tuesday to meet with members of the local community, including beneficiaries of an economic-empowerment program supported by the Royal...
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