Local News Archive
  • »His Majesty Receives Singaporean Primiere

    Sat 16 April / Apr 2016. 11:00 PM
    AMMAN — His Majesty King Abdullah II received today, Sunday, Singaporean Premiere Lee Hsien Loong, in the Royal Husseiniyeh Palace, noting that Jordan looks forward to reinforcing ties with Singapore, particularly in the spheres of economics...
  • »Lower House Passes Narcotics and Psychedelics Law

    Sat 16 April / Apr 2016. 11:00 PM
    AMMAN —Al Ghad— The Lower House of Parliament, in session today, Sunday, presided by House President, Atef Tarawneh, and attended by Cabinet, passed the 2015 Narcotics and Psychedelics law.
    The law defined narcotics and psychedelics,...
  • »Article (308) Amended: Marrying Victims No Longer Relieves Rapists

    Sat 16 April / Apr 2016. 11:00 PM
    AMMAN —Al Ghad— The Government annulled, in part, Article (308) of the Jordanian criminal law that relieves rapists of charges when marrying rape victims, according to Justice Minister Bassam Talhoni.
    In a joint press conference held...
  • »Sunny Springtime: Temperatures Around Seasonal Average

    Sat 16 April / Apr 2016. 11:00 PM
    AMMAN —Al Ghad— Temperatures remain around seasonal averages for the time of the year, according to ArabiaWeather.com, but are expected to increase 2 to 3 degrees centigrade, above annual averages tomorrow, Monday.
    The weather will be...
  • »Where is the Knot? Can It Be Untied?!

    Sat 16 April / Apr 2016. 11:00 PM
    Positive testimonials of tourists from different nationalities on Jordan are interesting. Yet, this poses a question: where exactly is the knot that prevents the touristic promotion of Jordan as part of a Middle East that is mostly enflamed with...
  • »Educational Reformation…The Heart of the Matter

    Sat 16 April / Apr 2016. 11:00 PM
    There is a limited margin at hand in the discussion of educational reformation in Jordan; one that makes it difficult to reach a national consensus in the regards of addressing this grande and crucial objective that is imperative to reformation in...
  • »Make Do For Now!

    Fri 15 April / Apr 2016. 11:00 PM
    A deep conviction resides, and is widespread, that the two executive and legislative authorities —Government and Lower House; have cashed out. Still, this —apparently— will not push for a sooner decision to be about them....
  • »Between the Dreams of Obama and Zaeef!

    Thu 14 April / Apr 2016. 10:04 PM
    A lovely disparity came into light whilst reading Abdul Salam Zaeef’s biography; former Afghan Ambassador to Pakistan and Minister with Taliban (during the emirate era), who spent over 4 years in the Guantanamo Bay detainment camp.
    The...
  • »The Game Has Changed!

    Thu 14 April / Apr 2016. 12:10 AM
    Waxing the Muslim Brotherhood headquarters shut folds a page, and turns another…
    Reconstructing relationships between the State and the Brotherhood, in spite of having officially severed ties with the Global Guidance Office through the basic...
  • »Muslim Brotherhood Quarters in Madaba, Irbid, Kerak, and Mafraq Shut by Authorities

    Wed 13 April / Apr 2016. 11:00 PM
    MADABA —Al Ghad— Authorities today, Thursday, closed down the Muslim Brotherhood quarters in each of Madaba, Mafraq, Keraq, and Ramtha (Irbid Governorate), by orders of the Governors to be sealed with red wax.
    According to the Governor...
  • »Wild Animals and Gazelles Confiscated from Private Estate

    Wed 13 April / Apr 2016. 11:00 PM
    ZARQA — Environmental Police personnel confiscated 25 gazelles and 4 wild cats at a private farm estate in Beirein, according to sources with the department, who turned the animals detained over to the care of the Royal Society for the...
  • »Ministry of Education Approve Final Tawjihi Examination Schedule

    Wed 13 April / Apr 2016. 11:00 PM
    AMMAN — The general examinations committee with the Ministry of Education, in a session held today, Thursday, approved the final General High-School Examination (Tawjihi) programme for the Summer term.
    Accordingly, the programme will extend...
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