Local News Archive
  • »Irbid Raids accomplished… 7 Wanted Dead

    Wed 2 March / Mar 2016. 01:00 AM
    AMMAN —Al Ghad — Government Speaker Dr Mohammad Al Momani, stated that the death toll of wanted fugitives has reached 7 killed in the raids conducted by security forces last night in different locations in the Governorate of Irbid.
    In...
  • »JU Protests Over Increased Under and Post Grad Tuition Fees

    Mon 29 February / Feb 2016. 01:00 AM
    AMMAN —Al Ghad— Tens of JU students protested, yesterday February 28th, the increase in tuition fees for under and post graduate courses. The sit-in was supposed to be an open one, but demonstrating students were harassed and the...
  • »Jordan Customs Declare Emergency in Some Stations

    Mon 29 February / Feb 2016. 01:00 AM
    AMMAN — Jordan Customs declared maximum readiness as a number of customs employees are refusing to work, according to Petra News Agency.
    Respective authorities state they have alerted all operational components of the Customs Directorate and...
  • »No Vacancies in Municipal Budgets for 2016

    Mon 29 February / Feb 2016. 01:00 AM
    AMMAN — Municipal Affairs Minister Walid Masri confirmed that the request to add new vacancies to municipal budgets for 2016 was revoked, with exceptions to executive positions according municipal regulation and laws.
    The decision also...
  • »Daily Share of Water per Capita to Increase from 80 to 105 Litters

    Sun 28 February / Feb 2016. 01:00 AM
    AMMAN — Water and Irrigation Ministry unravels a capital investment in the sector to cover the expected demand on water supplies for the next 10 years, estimated to cost JOD540 million annually, according to Minister Dr Hazem Nasser’s...
  • »School Health Directorate States 30 Cafeterias Shut in 2015

    Sun 28 February / Feb 2016. 01:00 AM
    AMMAN — School Health Director of the Ministry of Health in Jordan, Khalid Kharabsheh, said the Ministry had shut 30 private and public school cafeterias last year, noting that one private school suspended classes for 4 days to their...
  • »Ghor Al Safi: 100 Houses Built On State-Owned Lands Without Water or Electricity

    Thu 25 February / Feb 2016. 05:24 PM
    South Jordan Valley — Over 100 impoverished Jordanian families live in serviced areas on state-owned territories without electricity or water in the southern regions of the Jordan Valley; Ghor Al Safi.
    Most of the families live in houses made...
  • »Amman: Ten People Get Food Poisoning Due to Consumption of Expired Foods

    Wed 24 February / Feb 2016. 01:00 AM
    AMMAN—Al Ghad—10 people got poisoned off expired foods they consumed at their homes, according to Civil Defence statements Wednesday, 24h of February. Officials of the department say they were transferred via ambulance to Al Basheer...
  • »Ministry Detects 559 New Water Violations and Pile 9 Illegal Wells Last Month

    Wed 24 February / Feb 2016. 01:00 AM
    AMMAN—Al Ghad— Minister of Water and Irrigation Dr. Hazem Al Nassr stated yesterday, Tuesday 24th of February, during a press conference that “strict monitoring mechanisms applied on water resources” have achieved...
  • »Economists Say Jordan Government Failed to Convince International Community the Country Hosts 1.3 Mil Syrians

    Tue 23 February / Feb 2016. 10:47 PM
    AMMAN—Specialists hold Jordanian Government responsible for the gapping variation of figures between what International Organisations and local authorities cite in regards to the total number of Syrian refugees in Jordan.
    While organisations...
  • »Al Arda Central Marketplace: Vegetable Prices Drop 70%

    Tue 23 February / Feb 2016. 10:46 PM
    JORDAN VALLEY—Al Arda central marketplace witnesses a 70 per cent fall of vegetable prices compared to prices last week. This decline is the steepest of the season, so far, and is a result of an oversupplied marketplace as increase in...
  • »Amman: Traffic lights Dysfunction and Water Levels Rise

    Mon 22 February / Feb 2016. 01:00 AM
    AMMAN—Traffic lights broke down earlier today, Monday 22nd of February, on Swelih—Medical City and Al Mahatta intersections, causing traffic congestions as traffic police spread out to facilitate traffic.
    In Jubaiha towards Swelih and...
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