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  • »Exceptional Leaders…

    Sun 18 June / Jun 2017. 12:00 AM
    Indeed, the German Chancellor, Helmut Kohl, who left the world a few days ago was exceptional in all the ways a leader can.
    He united East and West Germany, and played an invaluable role in the founding of the European Union; he was its foremost...
  • »Political Drainage

    Sun 18 June / Jun 2017. 12:00 AM
    The general shock in regards to the resignation of Dr Ibrahim Saif, the former Minister of Energy, was not only caused by it being sudden and unexpected.
    It is also due to the absence of public address by the Prime Ministry. The Prime Minister...
  • »MPs, Gov’t to Discuss “Wonder Woman”

    Sun 18 June / Jun 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— The National Guidance and Media MP Committee, headed by MP Abdullah Obeidat, convened with the government spokesperson and Minister for Media Affairs, Dr Mohammad Momani, along with the Director of the Media Commission,...
  • »King Visits Army Headquarters

    Sun 18 June / Jun 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN — His Majesty King Abdullah II, the Supreme Commander of the Jordan Armed Forces-Arab Army, Sunday, visited the army headquarters.
    The King was received by Chairman of the Joint Chiefs-of-Staff, Lt Gen. Mahmoud Freihat, and senior...
  • »New Ministers Sworn before His Majesty the King

    Sun 18 June / Jun 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN — A Royal Decree was issued Sunday approving a reshuffle in the government of Prime Minister Hani Mulqi, and the assignment of four new ministers, who were sworn in today before His Majesty King Abdullah.
    In the decree, citing article...
  • »Breaking Free!

    Sat 17 June / Jun 2017. 12:00 AM
    Government officials are aware of the complexity of the local situation.
    Some even describe it as though Jordan has fallen under an undeclared siege.
    Objectively speaking, this isn’t so far from the truth, given the surrounding situation....
  • »IEC to Accredit Journalists for Municipal Polls in July

    Sat 17 June / Jun 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN — The Independent Election Commission (IEC) announced Saturday that it will open the accreditation of local and foreign journalists, who will cover the mid-August municipal and governorate council elections, starting July, 1 until the...
  • »Huge Forest Fire in Kamalyeh Woodland

    Sat 17 June / Jun 2017. 12:00 AM
    SALT —AlGhad— A huge forest fire broke out in the Kamalyeh woodland, North of Amman, today, Saturday, as civil defence teams try to contain it from spreading further.
  • »Child Mistakenly Shot Dead by Brother in Jerash

    Sat 17 June / Jun 2017. 12:00 AM
    JERASH —AlGhad— A seven year old child was mistakenly shot dead today, Saturday, by his older brother in Jerash, North of Jordan,  while he was playing around with a firearm which turned out to be loaded.
    Sources have confirmed...
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  • »Ibn Khaldoun, Today!

    Fri 16 June / Jun 2017. 12:00 AM
    The scriptures of renowned Arab scholar, Abdul Rahman Ibn Khaldoun, date back hundreds of years to the 14th and 15th centuries.
    Despite being so old, his work remains absolutely, inarguably relevant to understanding Arab societies and culture in...
  • »Mulqi Meets Press Association Board, Receives Demands

    Thu 15 June / Jun 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN — Prime Minister Hani Mulqi said the government, under the directives of His Majesty King Abdullah II, will support the Jordan Press Association (JPA) in its efforts to develop the profession and improve conditions of the association's...
  • »Royal Decree Entrusts Ministers Masri, Halasah, Malhas, to Run Resigned Offices

    Thu 15 June / Jun 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— A Royal Decree was issued earlier today, Thursday, entrusting the offices of the three resigned ministers of Social Development, Transport, and Energy and Mineral Resources, to the ministers of Municipal Affairs, Public...
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