Local News Last Week
  • »King Receives Crown Custodian of Romania

    Wed 18 April / Apr 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —  His Majesty King Abdullah II on Wednesday received HRH Princess Margareta, the Custodian of the Crown of Romania and HRH Prince Radu, who are visiting the Kingdom at the head of a Romanian economic delegation.
    The meeting...
  • »King Honours Italian Hospital in Amman

    Wed 18 April / Apr 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN — His Majesty King Abdullah II conferred upon the Italian Hospital in Amman the King Abdullah II Ibn Al Hussein Medal of Excellence of the First Order, in recognition of the accomplishments it has made since its establishment in 1928, as...
  • »Joint US, Jordanian Border Military Drill

    Wed 18 April / Apr 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN — A joint 2-day military drill, part of the Eager Lion 2018 programme, was concluded today, Wednesday, with the participation of the 91st Rapid Response Battalion, the Border Guards and the US military, in the Manara area.
    The exercise...
  • »House, Gov’t Debate Social Security Investment Fund

    Wed 18 April / Apr 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN — Prime Minister Hani Mulqi on Tuesday denied that the government had interfered in the Social Security Investment Fund's decisions, pointing out that the government is a trustee of the fund, whose assets amount to over JOD9 billion....
  • »New Security Regulations to Prevent Bank Robberies

    Wed 18 April / Apr 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— Minister of Interior Samir Mubaidin confirmed to AlGhad today, Wednesday, that the Central Bank of Jordan (CBJ) has issued a number of new regulations for banks to prevent and deter armed robberies.
    This regulations...
  • »Police Arrest Bank Robber, Stolen Money Retrieved

    Wed 18 April / Apr 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— The Jordan Commercial Bank branch in Sweileh was robbed earlier today, Wednesday, by a 24-year-old man who was shortly arrested by personnel with the Pre-Emptive Police Department in the central Jordanian governorate of...
  • »Dangerous Fugitives Surrender Voluntarily to the Police

    Tue 17 April / Apr 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— Nine fugitives, including three classified as dangerous, have turned themselves in to the police over the last 48 hours, a security source told AlGhad, some of whom are wanted for dozens of charges.
    One of the fugitives...
  • »Suspected Suicide of Elderly Jordanian in Ein al Basha

    Tue 17 April / Apr 2018. 12:00 AM
    BALQAA —AlGhad— Authorities have launched an investigation into the suspected suicide of a 53-year-old man, found dead on a pedestrian bridge in the Ein al Basha district of the Balqaa Governorate, central Jordan, a police said.
    The gun...
  • »Gov’t, Farmers Reach Partial Agreement on Tax Issue: Defence Committee

    Tue 17 April / Apr 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— Member of the farmers defence committee Raad Rawashdeh confirmed to AlGhad today, Tuesday, that the gov’t has refused to retract or substitute the newly imposed 10 per cent tax on produce, due to technical and legal...
  • »Jordan Elected VP of Joint Arab Labour Organization

    Tue 17 April / Apr 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN — Member of the Jordanian Chamber of Industry Muwaffaq Bani Hani, won the position of Vice President of the Joint Arab Labour  Organization for its 45th session.
    Bani Hani, who is also member of the Board of Directors of Irbid...
  • »King Returns after 29th Arab Summit in Saudi Arabia

    Tue 17 April / Apr 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN — His Majesty King Abdullah II on Monday returned home after taking part in the 29th Arab Summit which was held in the city of Dhahran, Saudi Arabia, on April 16th, 2018.
    The King also attended the closing ceremony of the joint military...
  • »Gov’t to Reassess Baqoura Situation, Demands Met by Israel, Criminal Sympathisers Prosecuted: Momani

    Mon 16 April / Apr 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— Government spokesperson and State Minister for Media Affairs Mohammad Momani stated on Monday that the Israeli authorities have met all of Jordan’s terms and demands before the arrival of its new ambassador to Amman....
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