Local News Last Week
  • »Army Foils Inbound Drug Smuggle from Syria

    Thu 19 October / Oct 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— A joint military, anti-narcotics force intercepted and foiled an inbound drug smuggling attempt through the northern borders with Syria Wednesday night, a ranking military source with the Jordan Armed Forces — Arab...
  • »The Terrorist State Has Fallen, But the Threat…

    Wed 18 October / Oct 2017. 07:31 PM
    The north Syrian province of Raqqa was finally liberated from the clutches of the monstrous group.
    Until very recently, Raqqa was ISIS’s most vital stronghold in Syria, second to Mosul, in Iraq, which was also liberated by the Iraqi army not...
  • »Are the Results Guaranteed?

    Wed 18 October / Oct 2017. 12:00 AM
    The government is currently looking into possible steps to attain the required financial reforms to control public deficiency and debt.
    Among the ideas up for discussion are de-subsidising bread, and maybe later raising power tariffs.
  • »His Majesty Receives Patriarch Theophelus III of Jerusalem

    Wed 18 October / Oct 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— His Majesty King Abdullah II received Patriarch Theophelus III of the Orthodox Church of Jerusalem today, Wednesday, the Patriarch of the Holy City of Jerusalem and all Palestine, Jordan, and Syria.
    The details of the...
  • »Shots Fired at North Eastern Badia Girls School

    Wed 18 October / Oct 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— The Teachers Association (JTA)said that an unknown individual had broken into a girls school in the North Eastern Badia district and opened fire on campus earlier today, Wednesday.
    The school suspended classes and sent...
  • »Youth Found Guilty of Recruiting Terrorists over WhatsApp Text

    Wed 18 October / Oct 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— Another young female was tried but was found guilty this time by the Court of State Security today, Wednesday, charged with attempting to recruit ISIS militants.
    The solicitation statement says she sent a WhatsApp text,...
  • »King Receives National Human Rights Centre 2016 Report

    Wed 18 October / Oct 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— His Majesty King Abdullah II received the Chairman of the National Human Rights Centre (NHRC) board of trustees on Sunday, Dr Mohammad Bakhit, who presented to His Majesty the Centre’s 2016 annual report on human...
  • »Is the Kurdish Dream Over?!

    Tue 17 October / Oct 2017. 12:00 AM
    The Popular Mobilisation Forces in Iraq entered Kirkuk a couple of days ago, and were successful in retaking the city, among others.
    Within hours, Kurdish Peshmerga withdrew from the area, after Popular Forces leader, Hadi Amiri, and Kurdish...
  • »The Missing Link in the Gov’t Rhetoric

    Tue 17 October / Oct 2017. 12:00 AM
    The government is operating according to a comprehensive plan, laid out early on, to communicate its financial and economic reforms programme for 2018 to the public.
    Part of this plan includes the Prime Minister’s meetings with MP blocks,...
  • »Israel Okays New Settlement Construction in Occupied Hebron

    Tue 17 October / Oct 2017. 12:00 AM
    RAMALLAH — The planning and construction committee of the Israeli occupation authority has given the green light for 60 new settler units to be built in the settlement of Neghot, south of Hebron in the southern West Bank, according to Israeli...
  • »Queen Rania Attends QRTA Graduation Ceremony

    Tue 17 October / Oct 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN — In a step lauded by Her Majesty Queen Rania Al Abdullah as "a long-awaited Jordanian accomplishment," the Queen Rania Teacher Academy (QRTA) on Monday graduated the first cohort of teachers and principals to receive two newly...
  • »Killer Sentenced to Death Sentence in Nuzha Syrian Child Case

    Tue 17 October / Oct 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— The court sentenced the defendant in the case of the Syrian Child who was found raped and murdered in Nuzha, in the Jordanian capital, Amman.
    The court exonerated the defendant on the case of sexual assault, incorporating...
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