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  • »Flag at Half-Mast in Honour of Egypt Terror Attack Victims

    Sat 27 May / May 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN — The Jordanian flag was flown at half-mast today, Saturday, at the Royal Court, over its main entrance, until 6:00 pm, by order of His Majesty King Abdullah II, in honour of the innocent victims of the terrorist attack on Friday.
    The...
  • »‘State Security’ Charges Group of 5 with Terrorism, Drug Counts

    Sat 27 May / May 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— The Court of State Security’s Attorney General’s office charged a group of five, of terrorism, drug trafficking, and resisting arrest, among other charges.
    The group of defendants includes one named fugitive,...
  • »King Denounces Egypt Terrorist Attack

    Sat 27 May / May 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN — His Majesty King Abdullah II on Friday condemned a terrorist attack which left least 23 Coptic Christian Egyptians dead, when gunmen opened fire at a crowded bus in the city of Minya.
    In a cable to Egyptian President Abdel Fattah...
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  • »Jordanians Celebrate Independence Day

    Thu 25 May / May 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— Jordanians amassed in joy throughout the Kingdom’s governorates and city earlier on Thursday, May 25th, 2017, in celebration of Jordan’s 71st Independence Day, since 1946.
    Amman, the Kingdom’s capital,...
  • »The Islamists' Choice…

    Thu 25 May / May 2017. 12:00 AM
    Yes. We are still talking about the outputs of the Friedrich Ebert Foundation’s conference on the Future of Political Islam in a Troubled Territory last Tuesday.
    Yesterday, my article featured aspects of the Moroccan and Tunisian Islamist...
  • »Military Jeep Crashes in Irbid Injures 3 Soldiers

    Thu 25 May / May 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— Military sources have informed to AlGhad that a Jordanian Armed Forces —Arab Army four wheeler crashed in Irbid around noon today, Thursday, killing two soldiers and injuring three.
    Sources have confirmed that two...
  • »Forest Fire Spreads in Ajloun Woodlands, CDD Respond

    Thu 25 May / May 2017. 12:00 AM
    AJLOUN —AlGhad— A forest fire spread through a vast area of the Ajloun woodlands, north of Jordan, around dawn today, Thursday.
    Firefighter units with the Civil Defence Department (CDD) have been at it all day, trying to put the fire...
  • »King Attends Military Drill

    Thu 25 May / May 2017. 12:00 AM
    ZARQA — His Majesty King Abdullah II, the Supreme Commander of the Jordan Armed Forces-Arab Army, Thursday, attended a military exercise implemented by King Hussein bin Ali Brigade, on the occasion of the Kingdom's 71 Independence Day.
    The...
  • »Chairman of Court of Cassation Sworn in

    Thu 25 May / May 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN — Mohammed Odeh Ghazo was sworn in before His Majesty King Abdullah II on Thursday after he was appointed President of the Court of Cassation.
    (Petra)
  • »Mulqi’s Difficult Test

    Wed 24 May / May 2017. 12:00 AM
    There’s a new cloud on the horizon. The entirety of the region’s priorities has been rearranged to encompass the escalation of further war, turmoil, and sectarian dispute.
    The scope of the ongoing regional instability is widening, and...
  • »The Manchester Terror: Who’s to Blame?

    Wed 24 May / May 2017. 12:00 AM
    Terrorism is the natural product of hate and its prevailing values and culture.
    There is no other explanation for the abhorrent act of terrorism carried out by Salman Obeidi in Manchester, UK.
    The terrorist’s family took refuge from...
  • »Neo-Islamism: The Underway Transformation of Political Islam

    Wed 24 May / May 2017. 12:00 AM
    Yesterday, we discussed the fundamental transformations underway among political Islamist movements throughout the Arab World.
    The conference on ‘the Future of Political Islam in a Troubled Territory’, held by the Friedrich Ebert...
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