Local News Archive
  • »Patriotism, not Fascism!

    Wed 29 June / Jun 2016. 10:40 PM
    It is only natural that we all —Jordanians— be infuriated and shocked by these recent attacks, especially the one near the Rukban refugee camp, on the north eastern borders. Typically, the sense patriotism will rise, and intensify in the...
  • »Our Political Elite?!

    Wed 29 June / Jun 2016. 10:40 PM
    Our political elite and statesmen are so myopic. They act as if the happening on our borders, all the dangers that surround us, are of no significance. Nothing there deserving of a bit of change to their agendas. More so, they lined up for a feast...
  • »More Dangerous than Poverty and Unemployment

    Wed 29 June / Jun 2016. 10:39 PM
    The night before the Rukban attack, Dr Hani Mulqi’s government ratified a decision to raise prices, fees, and taxes; the government announced a bundle of current and future procedures to meet the financial flow conditions placed by the...
  • »Search for Injured Jordanian Man’s Wife and Son Begins

    Wed 29 June / Jun 2016. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN — Forein Ministry Speaker Sabah Rafei announced that a Jordanian Citizen was injured in the attack on Turkey’s Ataturk International Airport, in Istanbul, last night, and stated to the Jordanian news agency “Petra” that...
  • »King Visits “Civil Status” and Issues Smartcard ID

    Wed 29 June / Jun 2016. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN — His Majesty King Abdullah II, visited the Civil Status department today, Wednesday, and underwent the issuance of His own smartcard ID, underscoring the importance of facilitating issuance procedures for citizens. His Majesty was...
  • »How Come Erdogan Apologised Now?

    Tue 28 June / Jun 2016. 12:00 AM
    Seven months had passed since his refusal to apologise, as a primary condition placed by Russian President Vladimir Putin, to overcome the dropping of a Russian fighter. Now, finally, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, apologises explicitly,...
  • »What’s Not So Concerning about It!

    Tue 28 June / Jun 2016. 12:00 AM
    A survey conducted by the American International Republican Institute (IRI) in Amman indicates 57 per cent of Jordanians do not intend to participate in the upcoming elections, and that 58 per cent of them have not reviewed the Elections law and do...
  • »Army Intercepts Border Infiltration Attempt From Syria

    Tue 28 June / Jun 2016. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN — A ranking military source with the Jordanian Armed Forces—Arab Army, stated that Border Guard patrols were able to foil a border infiltration attempt on the north eastern borders, from Syria. The rules of engagement were applied...
  • »Sanitation Workers in Tafileh Light Up Tires in Demand of Remuneration

    Tue 28 June / Jun 2016. 12:00 AM
    TAFILEH —Al Ghad— Sanitation workers with the Greater Tafileh Municipality lit up tires in front of the Municipality’s headquarters Tuesday, in demand of JOD300 remunerations promised to them by the Ministry of Labour via the...
  • »Turkey’s Back, through Israel!

    Mon 27 June / Jun 2016. 09:24 PM
    After a long marathoner negotiation, Israel and Turkey reached an agreement that would put an end to the Marmara dispute, restore diplomatic ties, and normalise economic and political relations between the two countries.
    The arrangement according...
  • »How Come ISIS Claimed It!

    Mon 27 June / Jun 2016. 09:24 PM
    Now that ISIS have claimed responsibility for the Rukban terrorist attack on a Jordanian border point, we, here, face a development in the scale and intensity of conflict with the Organisation, regionally and domestically.
    Some see the announcement...
  • »Do We Need a Council for Economic Policy?

    Mon 27 June / Jun 2016. 09:23 PM
    His Majesty decreed the formation of a Council for Economic Policy, under His supervision, to discuss economic and developmental programmes and plans in various sectors. His Majesty confirms in His letter to Premier Dr Hani Mulqi, Sunday, that the...
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