Local News Archive
  • »What Gain if Our Country Loses?

    Tue 26 April / Apr 2016. 12:00 AM
    Due to the variety of harsh economic measures taken originally with an intention to reinforce growth in public income, the “reinterring” characteristic became definitive of the current Government, to the point that it became a clear,...
  • »No Alternative to “Geneva”!

    Mon 25 April / Apr 2016. 11:48 PM
    American President Barack Obama hesitates not to remind everybody involved of the limits of the American approach in Syria; No ground intervention to topple Assad, and no Safe Zones. What Obama did not do at the beginning of his second term, he will...
  • »Anti-Corruption Commission Refers 45 Case Files to Attorney General’s Office

    Mon 25 April / Apr 2016. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN — The Anti-Corruption Commission referred 45 case files, since the beginning of 2016, on financial and administrative transgressions worth millions to the Attorney General’s office
    (Petra)
  • »Constitutional Amendments Bring Article (6.1) to the Fore Again

    Mon 25 April / Apr 2016. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —Al Ghad— The Women’s collaboration institute (Tadamon) stated today, Monday, that the women’s movement in Jordan calls for the amendment of Article (1) of Paragraph (6) of the Jordanian Constitution, revoking any legal...
  • »Parliamentary Legislative Committee Passes Constitutional Amendments

    Mon 25 April / Apr 2016. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN — The Parliamentary Legislative Committee passed the Constitutional Amendments project for the year 2016, during a session held today, Monday, presided in parts by President of the Lower House, Atef Tarawneh, and Committee Chairman, MP...
  • »Queen Rania Calls for Global Response to Refugee Crisis

    Mon 25 April / Apr 2016. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN — Her Majesty Queen Rania Abdullah called upon the International Community today, Monday, during Her visit as an International Rescue Committee (IRC) proponent to the Kara Tepe  refugee camp in the Greek island of Lesbos, to...
  • »Has Demand on Democracy Declined?

    Sun 24 April / Apr 2016. 11:07 PM
    Participation rate in the latest Teachers Association elections indicates that the demand on democracy is scoring high highs; exceeding 70 per cent.
    The Association is new; granted, compared to other associations in Jordan, but a considerable...
  • »The Premiere’s List!

    Sun 24 April / Apr 2016. 11:01 PM
    Within the seams of Parliament, there is a growing sensation that the recent entailing of Constitutional Amendments to the agendas of the current term, is an indication that their time in office in nearing short, with the chances for an...
  • »“Children of Jordanian Women” IDs Issuance Complete

    Sun 24 April / Apr 2016. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN — The Department of Civil Status and Passports announced the issuance of Identification cards for “children of Jordanian Women” married to non-Jordanians has been completed, with a total number of 56,164 cards issued,...
  • »Special Needs Protest in Front of Parliament

    Sun 24 April / Apr 2016. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN — A group with a number of private sector special needs and disabilities centres protested today, Sunday, in front of the Lower House (Representative) building of Parliament, against the 216 disabilities legislation, particularly Article...
  • »Capital Street Rehabilitation Project to be Concluded Mid-2016 — Municipality Confirms

    Sun 24 April / Apr 2016. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —Al Ghad— Head of the Supervision and Project Management Department with the Amman Municipality, Eng Kaman Arafa, stated that the Capital streets rehabilitation project is expected to be concluded by mid-2016, as it aims to enhance...
  • »Representative Parliament Passes Central Bank Legislation

    Sun 24 April / Apr 2016. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN — The Lower House of Parliament, presided by President Eng Atef Tarawneh, passed today, Sunday the amended 2015 Central Bank legislation, with the Cabinet present.
    Additionally, the Audit Bureau reports for the years 2009-2013 have been...
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