Local News Archive
  • »A Sickened Economy!

    Sun 27 March / Mar 2016. 07:09 PM
    Were we to give into the soundness of the conclusions published in yesterday’s issue of “Al Ghad”; that the results of the last 3 year’s poli-economic policies, based on the International Monetary Fund (IMF)’s...
  • Sun 27 March / Mar 2016. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —Al Ghad— Jordanian General Intelligence Directorate (JID) and Anti-Narcotics Department (AND) successfully led a joint operation to foil an attempt to smuggle and traffic a large quantity of cocaine, detaining 1 Latin American and 2 Jordanians.
    The detainees have been under surveillance by the Narcotics branch for three days before incarceration, as respective authorities —in cooperation with JID, have had their eyes on three Latin Americans since their arrival at the Queen Alia Airport in accord to information and leads indicating they were drug traffickers and dealers.
    The breach was authorised by office of the District Attorney, and the legal procedures are being pursued by the book, according to General Security Directorate speaker and sources.
  • »Special Identification for Children of Jordanian Women within Days

    Sun 27 March / Mar 2016. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN — Head of Civil Status and Passports Department (CSPD), Marwan Qteishat, announced special identification cards for applied children of Jordanian women married to foreigners are to be issued within the next two days.
    Moreover, the...
  • »His Majesty Meets with Ban Ki-moon and World Bank President

    Sun 27 March / Mar 2016. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —Al Ghad— His Majesty King Abdullah II received alongside Her Majesty Queen Rania Abdullah, UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon and Jim Yong Kim, President of the World Bank Group, according to the Royal Court’s twitter page....
  • »PhD Bearers in Jordan Count: 2,807 Males and 1,130 Females

    Sun 27 March / Mar 2016. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN — Statistics Department figures published show the number of people bearing PhDs in Jordan has reached 3,937 by the end of last year, with 71.3 per cent of them males at 2,807, and 1,130 females.
    Moreover, a number of unemployed PhD...
  • »President and Members of Independent Elections Commission Resign

    Sun 27 March / Mar 2016. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN — According to an informed source, the President of the Independent Election Commission (IEC) along with members of the body have submitted their resignations to His Majesty King Abdullah II, Sunday, awaiting the issuance of the Royal...
  • »Parliament Pass “Integrity and Anti-Corruption” Bill

    Sun 27 March / Mar 2016. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN — The Lower House of Parliament —headed by Eng Atef Tarawneh, passed a the “Integrity and Anti-Corruption” legislation of 2015, Sunday, in the presence of the ministerial committee.
    The new committee —the...
  • »What to Do? (3)

    Sat 26 March / Mar 2016. 10:46 PM
    With the exception of the central bank's prudent policy, closing fiscal data indicates for the year 2015 that Jordan is facing a prickly, complex, and dangerous financial situation in 2016, conjuring the 1989 crisis in the public mind.
  • »The Moscow Meet Outlines Syria’s Future

    Sat 26 March / Mar 2016. 12:00 AM
    After a preliminary meeting between foreign secretaries John Kerry and Sergei Lavrov in Moscow, the US Secretary held an extended 4-hour meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin. Afterwards, the two officials came out declaring to the press they...
  • »What to Do? (2)

    Sat 26 March / Mar 2016. 12:00 AM
    Despite the fact that foreign grants declined, as pointed out in the previous article, and that this is one of the main reasons for the worsening budget deficit, which outstood previous estimates, according to the closing fiscal year figures of...
  • »Breaking Taboos

    Thu 24 March / Mar 2016. 08:48 PM
    A Jordanian employee at one of the hotels in Amman, tells me that a considerable number of students in Jordanian universities work with him at the hotel running different roles and errands; in the coffee shop, the kitchen, and in other divisions,...
  • »National Polio Vaccination Campaign to Launch Sunday

    Thu 24 March / Mar 2016. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN — The Ministry of Health is to launch a national polio vaccination campaign for children under 5 years old Sunday, in coordination with international health organisations and UN children, migration, and refugee commissions.
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