Local News Archive
  • »Royal Decree to Conclude Regular Parliamentary Term

    Wed 11 May / May 2016. 11:00 PM
    AMMAN — The Royal Decree to conclude the Parliament’s regular term scheduled to fold this week was issued today, Thursday, effective Sunday, 15th of May, 2016, and the commence of the Extraordinary term of Parliament starting May 16th,...
  • »The Cost of Office!

    Wed 11 May / May 2016. 07:58 PM
    The short movie produced, by the White House, showing President Barack Obama looking for a job after the conclusion of his Presidency of the United States of America, is furthest there is from the cynicism that is, should there be any; usually...
  • »Five Suicidal Youths…

    Wed 11 May / May 2016. 07:49 PM
    Were the five youths atop the “Dakhliya” circle building really serious about attempting collective suicide? Or was it an attempt to draw the attention that would get them the job opportunities they need?
    The Security...
  • »“Border Control”: 300 Syrian Refugees Cross into Jordan

    Tue 10 May / May 2016. 11:00 PM
    AMMAN —Al Ghad— Jordan Armed Forces (JAF) Border control units received 300 Syrian refugees over the past 24 hours of different age spans and both genders, and they were provided the shelter and medical attention needed.
  • »Amman: Security Persuade 5 Youths from Jumping Off Building

    Tue 10 May / May 2016. 11:00 PM
    AMMAN —Al Ghad— Security personnel were able to persuade 5 youths from jumping off a building in the Dakhiliya area, in Amman, according to internal sources, stating to “Al Ghad” that preliminary investigations indicate the...
  • »Man in His 30’s Accidentally Shoots Himself

    Tue 10 May / May 2016. 11:00 PM
    ZARQA —Al Ghad— A man in his 30’s died due to having shot himself while playing with a gun Tuesday night, in Zarqa, according to his parents’ police statement.
    Security sources stated to “Al Ghad” that the youth...
  • »Kerak: 3 Arrested, Possession of Firearms and Illicit Substances

    Tue 10 May / May 2016. 11:00 PM
    Kerak — Security personnel, in collaboration with the Anti-Narcotics Department, conducted a house raid early morning today, Wednesday, in the city of Kerak, leading to the apprehension of 3 people in possession of illicit substances used to...
  • »Jordan’s “Ghannouchi”

    Tue 10 May / May 2016. 10:32 PM
    Jordanian Islamists have to review the leaping developments undergone by their brethren Islamist “Nahda” movement in Tunisia carefully, particularly the declaration by movement leader Rached Ghannouchi, inferring the movement has wholly...
  • »Decisive Months

    Tue 10 May / May 2016. 10:03 PM
    Moscow and Washington placed all their diplomatic and political weights in Syria, to sustain the truce in Aleppo, and on all axes of the conflict. And in prior coordination with the Russian foreign affairs, Washington stepped into the “Friends...
  • »Riots and Arson in North Jordan Valley, 12-Year Old Child Run Over

    Mon 9 May / May 2016. 11:00 PM
    JORDAN VALLEY—Al Ghad— Riots leading to the arson of several shops in the Masharea area, North Jordan Valley, set off today in protest, Tuesday, over the death of a 12 year child in a car accident.
    Security forces used tear gas to...
  • »Amman: 14 Arrested Gambling In a House, Heroin Confiscated

    Mon 9 May / May 2016. 11:00 PM
    AMMAN —Al Ghad— Criminal Investigations (CID) personnel raided a house in the centre of Amman today, Tuesday, leading to the arrest of 14 people gambling and in possession of Heroin, most of whom with criminal priors.
  • »Technocratic Government

    Mon 9 May / May 2016. 10:18 PM
    The call to form technocratic governments in Jordan is not novel. For years we have been hearing voices reciting promotion for this structure of governance.
    Recent political developments, however, have paved the way better now for the technocrat,...
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