Local News Last Week
  • »Mulqi Tries to Fill the Void

    Wed 14 February / Feb 2018. 12:00 AM
    The public’s reaction to the Prime Minister’s televised interview Tuesday was as expected as it was ruthless.
    Dr Hani Mulqi went on air, despite the Jordanians’ fury at all the decision his government made, knowing the public will...
  • »King Departs for Working Visit to Moscow

    Wed 14 February / Feb 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN — His Majesty King Abdullah II on Wednesday, left for a working visit to Moscow during which he will hold a summit meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin.
    During the meeting, the King will discuss with the Russian president...
  • »King Discusses Bilateral Ties with US Foreign Secretary, Regional Developments

    Wed 14 February / Feb 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN — His Majesty King Abdullah II on Wednesday received US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, who is currently visiting Jordan as part of a regional tour.
    During the meeting, the King and Tillerson discussed the strategic partnership...
  • »Gov't Measures Aim to Protect Jordan, Citizens: PM

    Wed 14 February / Feb 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN — Prime Minister, Hani Mulqi, said recent measures and decisions taken by the government came to protect the Kingdom and citizens, and without those measures the debt to GDP ratio would've reached 100 percent, which means bankruptcy.
    In...
  • »Authorities Arrest 15 Drug Dealers

    Wed 14 February / Feb 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— Personnel with the Anti-Narcotics Department (AND) arrested 15 drug dealers in the last few weeks, across different parts of the Kingdom, the Public Security Directorate (PSD)’s media office stated today, Wednesday....
  • »King Accepts Advisor’s Resignation

    Wed 14 February / Feb 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— The resignation of Royal Advisor Issam Abdul Rauf Rawabdeh was accepted today, Wednesday, by Royal Decree, effective as of the 2nd of February, 2018.
    Whether or not his resignation is related to the incident regarding the...
  • »Authorities Foil Electronics Smuggle Attempt Worth JOD2644k

    Wed 14 February / Feb 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— Jordanian Customs intercepted a large shipment of smuggled cell phones, worth around JOD264 thousand, according to a source with the Department today, Wednesday.
    Some 480 mobile phones were confiscated, subject to JOD73...
  • »Secretary Tillerson Meets with Syrian Opposition Delegation in Amman

    Wed 14 February / Feb 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— US Foreign Secretary Rex Tillerson met with a delegation of the Syrian opposition, headed by Nasr Hariri, in Amman earlier today, Wednesday.
    The delegation included also Hasan Abdul Azim, head of the National Syrian...
  • »King: "My Everyday Priority is How to Make Today a Better Day for My People"

    Tue 13 February / Feb 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN — His Majesty King Abdullah II on Tuesday gave an interview with Mikhail Gusman for TASS News Agency/Russia-24 Television, which was published by TASS News Agency today and will be aired by Russia-24 Television in the next days.
    King:...
  • »Shiekh Prohibited from Speaking at Friday Sermons for Going off Script on ‘Poverty’

    Tue 13 February / Feb 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— The Ministry of Awqaf and Religious Endowments has prohibited Sheikh Yousef Momani, in Ajloun, north of Jordan, from speaking at any more Friday Sermons, after he went off script last Friday.
    Momani told AlGhad today,...
  • »MPs to Vote on Motion to Withdraw Confidence Sunday

    Tue 13 February / Feb 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— House of Representatives Speaker Atef Tarawneh confirmed today, Tuesday, that the members of the House will vote on the Reform Bloc’s motion to withdraw confidence next Sunday.
    The Speaker said today that the House...
  • »Police Arrest 6 Fugitives in Irbid

    Tue 13 February / Feb 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— Authorities arrested six fugitives during a security campaign in Irbid earlier today, Tuesday, a police source confirmed to AlGhad.
    One of the detainees is wanted for 22 different counts.
    The fugitives are currently in...
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