Local News Archive
  • »“Irhab wa Kabab”

    Wed 30 March / Mar 2016. 09:53 PM
    No one could have imagined that the abductor of the EgyptAir plane, Saif Al Deen Mustafa, who provoked Egyptian as well as Cyprian authorities, and occupied considerable airtime on world television, was a phony suicide bomber, and what was on his...
  • »Government Passes 2016 “Arms and Ammunition” And “Party Support Contributions” Laws

    Wed 30 March / Mar 2016. 09:29 PM
    AMMAN — The Ministerial Cabinet in session today, Wednesday, headed by Prime Minister Dr Abdullah Nsoor, passed the new Arms and Ammunition Law for the year 2016, and the Political Party Support Contribution legislation.
    As for the Arms law,...
  • »A Loss of Quorum… or Appetite?

    Wed 30 March / Mar 2016. 12:00 AM
    Every parliamentary Representative session, since the passing of the new election bill, incurred a loss of quorum; with most of the Representatives absent, “Loss of Quorum” became the dome’s new slogan, or highlight.
  • »Double Parking Vehicles to Be Impounded

    Wed 30 March / Mar 2016. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN — According to Jordan news agency Petra, Traffic and other related police and patrol departments with the General Security Directorate in Jordan will begin impounding all double parked vehicles, starting Thursday, particularly those...
  • »In the Bag!

    Wed 30 March / Mar 2016. 12:00 AM
    The media deliberated the bickering between Russian President Vladimir Putin and American Foreign Secretary John Kerry, during his recent visit to Moscow, describing it a joke or a passing jest on Putin’s behalf, when he asked the American...
  • »Can We Turn the Refuge Crisis Into Opportunity?

    Tue 29 March / Mar 2016. 11:39 PM
    World Bank studies indicate that the average duration of war and catastrophe refuge is 17 years. Which means the assumption that Syrian refugees will soon return to their home country is historically baseless; evident of this is that very few Iraqi...
  • »“Amman, Our Mother” To Launch Festive Cultural and Arts Activities, Friday

    Tue 29 March / Mar 2016. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —Al Ghad— The Greater Amman Municipality launches, Friday evening, the 2016 “Amman, Our Mother” festival at the Roman Theatre, featuring cultural, religious, artistic activities celebrating national and religious events...
  • »Senate Elaborates on Smoking Indoors the Parliamentary Hall

    Tue 29 March / Mar 2016. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN — President of the health, environment, and population committee at the Upper House of Parliament (Appointed Senate), Dr Yasin Husban, stated that a misunderstanding had occurred during the council’s sessions, Monday, in regards to...
  • »His Majesty Travels to Partake in the Nuclear Security Summit 2016 in Washington

    Tue 29 March / Mar 2016. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN — His Majesty King Abdullah II, left Jordan today, Tuesday, in a business trip to American capital Washington DC, to partake in the Nuclear Security Summit 2016, scheduled for the current week.
    Accordingly, His Royal Highness Prince...
  • »101 Syrian Refugees Enter Jordan in the Last 24 Hours

    Tue 29 March / Mar 2016. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —Al Ghad— Jordanian Armed Forces (JAF) Border Patrols received 101 Syrian refugees admitted into Jordan over the past 24 hours of different ages spans and of both genders, providing them with necessary shelter and accommodations,...
  • »The “Prosperity Index” for Jordan

    Mon 28 March / Mar 2016. 11:05 PM
    Until recently, Jordan had no index to realistically measure people’s living status. Nonetheless, general indices have some capacity to draw out the negative, and positive, implications of the Country’s official policies basically, with...
  • »To Out of This "Coma"!

    Mon 28 March / Mar 2016. 09:31 PM
    With the resignation of the Independent Elections Commission (IEC), anticipation and political speculation build up over the Country’s great constitutional and political entitlements underway; relating to the date of the next, awaited...
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