Local News Last Week
  • »Inmate Found Dead in Suwaqa Prison

    Thu 21 September / Sep 2017. 12:00 AM
    KARAK —AlGhad— An inmate in the Suwaqa Correctional Facility, aged 36, was found dead, due to a heart attack, according to a medical source in the Karak governmental hospital, who said that the deceased was already dead upon arrival at...
  • »Palestinians Unite, by Orders of Egypt!

    Wed 20 September / Sep 2017. 12:00 AM
    Hamas, in Gaza, just took a number of steps to encourage Palestinian reconciliation, to overcome the divide, which has hurt the Palestinians and more so their just cause.
    Following numerous rounds of negotiations in Cairo, Hamas declared the...
  • »Who is Really in Charge: the IMF or the Government?

    Wed 20 September / Sep 2017. 12:00 AM
    The Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF)’s Middle East and Central Asia Department, Jihad Azour, and accompanying delegation, just concluded their visit to Jordan.
    During their brief, 2-day visit, the IMF’s delegation met...
  • »Queen Rania Presents "Global Citizen Award" to Canadian Prime Minister

    Wed 20 September / Sep 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN — Her Majesty Queen Rania Al Abdullah, late Tuesday, presented the Atlantic Council Global Citizen Award to Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau in a ceremony held in New York, citing his ability to transform "compassion into action"...
  • »PM: Gov't Committed to King's Directives Regarding Economic Reforms

    Wed 20 September / Sep 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN — Prime Minister Hani Mulqi said that government is committed to the directives of His Majesty King Abdullah II to ensure that implementation of financial reforms next year would not affect middle- and low-income families.
    During a...
  • »Deputising for King, Prince Hashem Attends Hijri New Year Celebration

    Wed 20 September / Sep 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN — Deputising for His Majesty King Abdullah II, His Royal Highness Prince Hashem Bin Al Hussein, chief chamberlain, attended a celebration on the occasion of the Hijra New Year that was organized by the Ministry of Awqaf and Islamic...
  • »King Discusses Regional, Int’l Developments with US President Trump

    Wed 20 September / Sep 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— His Majesty King Abdullah II met with US President Donal Trump on the side of the UN’s 72nd General Assembly, in the presence of Crown Prince Hussein.
    During the meet, His Majesty and US President discussed various...
  • »Minister: Amman-Jarash Highway Repair in Final Stages

    Wed 20 September / Sep 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— The Minister of Public Works, Sami Halaseh, stated today, Wednesday, that the repair and rehabilitation of the Amman-Jarash highway is current in its final stages, after a landslide that caused the road to collapse nearly...
  • »Gov’t: 2 out of 3 Jordanians in Eilat Incident Released

    Wed 20 September / Sep 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— The Ministry of Foreign Affairs made a statement today, Wednesday, confirming the release of two Jordanians, out of three, detained last night in Eilat, over the alleged assault of the an Israeli female at one of the...
  • »Jordanians in Mexico Are Safe: Ambassador

    Wed 20 September / Sep 2017. 12:00 AM
    MEXICO — There are no reported cases of injuries or accidents among Jordanians in Mexico and they are in good safe conditions, an official source confirmed.
    Jordan's ambassador to Mexico, Ibrahim Obaidat, Wednesday said the embassy is in...
  • »Tax Evaders

    Tue 19 September / Sep 2017. 12:00 AM
    The first thing that comes to mind, the moment someone brings up tax evasion, is the private medical and healthcare sector, centred in a certain neighbourhood in Amman.
    Next come the big-shot law firms and the architects.
    According to a recent...
  • »The Arab Dream

    Tue 19 September / Sep 2017. 12:00 AM
    The independence Kurdish referendum stands in the Kurdistan-Iraq province.
    In just a few days, despite all the regional fuss against it, be it Iran, Turkey, and the Iraqi Prime Minister’s threats of military intervention, or the US leaks, the...
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