Local News Sunday
  • »King Discusses with Sisi Developments in Jerusalem

    Sun 10 December / Dec 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— His Majesty King Abdullah II and Egyptian President Abdul Fattah Sisi discussed the recent developments in Jerusalem today, Sunday, over the phone, in light of the recent US decision, recognising it as the capital of...
  • »Police Arrest 326 Fugitives Last Week

    Sun 10 December / Dec 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— According to a statement by the Public Security Directorate (PSD)’s public relations administration today, Sunday, the Criminal Investigations Department (CID) made 326 arrests in 383 cases last week.
    The police...
  • »Amman Merchants Strike in Solidarity with Jerusalem

    Sun 10 December / Dec 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— The Amman Chamber of Commerce (ACC) called for merchants in Amman to suspend all commercial operations today, Sunday, for at one hour in show of protest over US President Donald Trump’s decision to recognise...
Local News Saturday
  • »Palestinians Protests Renew over Trump Decision

    Sat 9 December / Dec 2017. 12:00 AM
    CAPITALS — Palestinians have taken to the streets in various cities and towns across the occupied West Bank and Gaza for the third day in a row, angry at US President Donald Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital.
    Hundreds...
  • »Closed Meeting between Safadi and Palestinian Counterpart

    Sat 9 December / Dec 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— Foreign Affair Minister Ayman Safadi and Palestinian counterpart Riyadh Maliki held a closed meeting today, Saturday, at the office of the Arab League’s General Secretariat in Cairo, Egypt, ahead of the...
  • »Jordanians Protest Trump’s ‘Jerusalem’ Decision 4 Days in a Row

    Sat 9 December / Dec 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— Protests have been ongoing for four days now in Amman, around the vicinity of the US Embassy, over Donald Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and the underway relocation of the United...
  • »Unknown Bandits Rob House in Abdoun

    Sat 9 December / Dec 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— A group of unknown bandits broke into a house in Abdoun, West Amman, pretending to be police officers, and stole JOD20 thousand worth of jewellery and cash.
    Police have launched an investigation into the incident, and as...
  • »Armed Robbery in Amman

    Sat 9 December / Dec 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— An identified gunman robbed a commercial complex near the Seventh Circle, West Amman, earlier today, Saturday, and took off with at roughly JOD35 thousand, according to a police source.
    Police have launched an...
Local News Last Week
  • »Mogherini Urges World to Heed King Abdullah’s Warnings

    Thu 7 December / Dec 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN — High Representative of the EU for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, Federica Mogherini, Thursday, said that US President Donald Trump's decision to move his country's embassy to Jerusalem would have worrying repercussions and...
  • »King, Abbas Meet on Trump’s Recognition Decision

    Thu 7 December / Dec 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— His Majesty King Abdullah II met with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas today, Thursday, at the Basman Palace in Amman, to discuss further repercussions of Trump’s decision to recognise occupied Jerusalem as the...
  • »The Imminent Catastrophe

    Wed 6 December / Dec 2017. 12:00 AM
    So much will follow Trump’s reckless, catastrophic decision to recognise occupied Jerusalem as the capital of Israel the beginning of preparations to relocate the embassy.
    The first of many questions is “why now”?
    There are no...
  • »Harebrained Trump!

    Wed 6 December / Dec 2017. 12:00 AM
    As expected of him, despite the King’s warnings and the outcry of Arab and Muslim leaders around the world, US President Donald Trump recognised Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.
    Subsequently, the president ordered preparations for the...
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