Local News Archive
  • »IEC to Address and Resolve Boycott Culture Widespread in Jordan

    Wed 27 July / Jul 2016. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN — Chairman of the Independent Elections Commission (IEC), Dr Khaled Kalaldeh, stated in an open forum, held at the international affairs society in Amman, on the upcoming election and the new elections law, attended by head of the...
  • »Oweis: Parallel Programme Abolition under Review

    Wed 27 July / Jul 2016. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —Al Ghad— The Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research, Wajih Oweis, reassured in a statement to “Al Ghad” on Wednesday, that the Ministry does not intend to lower the minimum GPA requirement for admission...
  • »On Selective Democracy

    Tue 26 July / Jul 2016. 12:00 AM
    Much has been said on the failed coup attempt in Turkey. The Jordanian populace polarised between proponent and opponent, and media channels, mainly online, were full of analyses and theorisation on the happenings there. And what is evident through...
  • »The Brotherhood’s Candidates List

    Tue 26 July / Jul 2016. 12:00 AM
    The list published via the “Bousala” (Compass in Arabic) website, closely affiliated to the Islamic Action Front, is incomplete, unofficial, and have yet to be decisively concluded. Or so confirms Murad Adayleh, prominent Islamist...
  • »“Anti-Narcotics” Arrest 9 in Raids; Drugs and Arms Confiscated

    Tue 26 July / Jul 2016. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —Al Ghad— Anti-Narcotics Department personnel arrested 9 wanted criminals and suspects in 2 separate raids in east Amman, Tuesday, confiscating firearms and a quantity of narcotics, according to a communique by the Security Media...
  • »A Matter of Perspective

    Mon 25 July / Jul 2016. 08:03 PM
    Murder, is an unforgiveable crime. Annihilating a whole people, however, is a matter of perspective!
    The slaughter of the Syrian boy, by militants in the Noureddin Zinki faction in Syria is indeed hurtful, heinous, and criminal; there is no...
  • »The King in Nouakchott: It is Time for the Arab League’s New Era

    Mon 25 July / Jul 2016. 06:46 PM
    AMMAN —Al Ghad— His Majesty King Abdullah II, in the Nouakchott Arab League Summit in Mauritania, stressed that joint and collaborative Arab work in the spheres of regional security and stabilisation is the paramount and most pressing...
  • »Is It Really That Smart?!

    Mon 25 July / Jul 2016. 06:33 PM
    The government is overdoing it; this display of the smartcard’s “intelligence”, in issue for a short while now, showing it off as if it were a grand achievement entailing the development of the Civil Status department’s data...
  • »The Clash of Currents: The Struggle of Political Islam in Turkey

    Mon 25 July / Jul 2016. 06:33 PM
    The consequences of the failed coup in Turkey do not fold; ongoing arrests on various levels throughout the official institution, in what simultaneously couples with the President’s strategic decisions to reconstruct the military and some...
  • »In July, 140 Arrests Made in 98 Narcotics Cases

    Mon 25 July / Jul 2016. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —Al Ghad—The Anti-Narcotics Department has so far in July, referred 98 narcotics and related cases to court for legal processing, involving 140 people in custody, detained throughout the month in raids and security campaigns...
  • »“Jarrah” and “Sarayrah” Appointed Heads of Techno and Mutah Universities

    Mon 25 July / Jul 2016. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —Al Ghad— Sources informed “Al Ghad” that the Board of Higher Education has referred the appointment of Dr Omar Jarrah and Dr Thafer Sarayrah as presidents of the Jordan University for science and technology (JUST),...
  • »The Use of “ISIS”!

    Sun 24 July / Jul 2016. 09:01 PM
    Following a brainstorming session with good friend Dr Mohammad Masri, a lecturer at the University of Oklahoma, running a Arabic language programme non-native speakers there, and Dr Adnan Abu Tayeh, the latter arrived at an interesting result; that...
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