Local News Wednesday
  • »King Receives Former Finnish President

    Wed 21 February / Feb 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN — His Majesty King Abdullah II, on Wednesday received Finland's former President Tarja Kaarina Halonen, currently visiting the country, to check on programs implemented by the Finn Church Aid’s (FCA) for assisting Syrian refugees...
  • »King Receives US Armed Services Committees Senator

    Wed 21 February / Feb 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— His Majesty King Abdullah II received US Senator Jack Reed of the Senate Armed Services Committee and delegation to discuss developing bilateral US-Jordanian relations in the military fields.
    His Majesty commended the...
  • »Etihad Bank Robber Confesses

    Wed 21 February / Feb 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— The defendant, detained for the armed robbery the Etihad Bank in Abdoun, earlier this month, has confessed to the robbery charge and pled not guilty on other charges, ranging from organised crime to menacing society.
    The...
Local News Tuesday
  • »The Haemorrhage in Syria

    Tue 20 February / Feb 2018. 12:00 AM
    Hope for a political settlement in Syria that would restore stability, unity and complete sovereignty is now gone.
    As the Syrian military pushes to regain control over more territories, last of which was the eastern Ghouta, trust between the main...
  • »SSC: No Underway Amendments to Social Security Laws

    Tue 20 February / Feb 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— News circulating on the imminence of underway amendments to the Social Security Laws are incorrect, according to a statement by the Social Security Corporation (SSC), published today, Tuesday.
    Any such amendments will...
  • »Senators: Jordan’s Stability US Priority, 2-State Option Still Available

    Tue 20 February / Feb 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— Republican and Democratic senators Lindsey Graham and Chris Coons stressed in a joint conference they held today, Tuesday, on US-Jordanian relations that the Two-State Solution to the Palestinian-Israeli conflict is still...
  • »King Receives Turkish Army Chief

    Tue 20 February / Feb 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— His Majesty King Abdullah II on Tuesday received Turkish Chief of General Staff Gen Hulusi Akar during which he reviewed with him military cooperation between Jordan and Turkey.
    The meeting, which was attended by Chairman...
  • »Queen Rania Visits "I Learn" Initiative in Jerash

    Tue 20 February / Feb 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN — Her Majesty Queen Rania Al Abdullah visited the nonprofit initiative, ‘I Learn Jo: Space for Knowledge’ on Tuesday at the Jerash Visitor Centre.
    "I Learn" founder, Saddam Sayyaleh, and the initiative’s team members...
  • »PM: Medical Exemptions for Cancer Patients Will Continue

    Tue 20 February / Feb 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN — Prime Minister Hani Mulqi, on Tuesday, asked health minister Mahmoud Shayab to continue granting medical exemptions to cancer patients referred by the health ministry or the Civil Health Insurance (insured and non-insured) to the King...
Local News Monday
  • »Reforming Healthcare: An Incomplete Step

    Mon 19 February / Feb 2018. 12:00 AM
    The entire country was shocked to a stall when news came out about the government’s decision to limit transfers from public hospitals to the Hussein Cancer Centre.
    Almost instantaneously, the decision backfired, so to speak.
    Some 1,400...
  • »King Commends Veterans Role in Developing Jordan

    Mon 19 February / Feb 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— His Majesty King Abdullah II on Monday commended the role of retired military servicemen in building the country and protecting its achievements, calling them the backup of our armed forces and security services.
    In a...
  • »Jordan Receives US Grant of 150 Armoured M577 Vehicles

    Mon 19 February / Feb 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— The Jordan Armed Forces received a US grant of 150 armoured M577 vehicles today, Monday, according to the US Embassy in Amman.
    This line of armoured vehicles should increase the military’s ability to protect...
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