Local News Last Week
  • »MPs Debate Confidence, Economists Say Razzaz’s Statement Unspecific and Typical

    Tue 10 July / Jul 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— Prime Minister Dr Omar Razzaz delivered the government’s statement before the House of Representatives in Parliament on Monday, reiterating commitment to the provisions and principles of the constitution and the...
  • »Police Bust Dangerous Fugitive in Amman, After Heavy Resistance

    Tue 10 July / Jul 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— Police successfully ambushed and apprehended a dangerous fugitive in Amman today, Tuesday, after heavy resistance.
    Police personnel with the Central Amman Pre-emptive Police Department and the Jabal al Taj Precinct...
  • »Police Storm House in Ajloun, 10 Firearms Confiscated

    Tue 10 July / Jul 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— A joint police force stormed a house in the northern Jordanian governorate of Ajloun, arrested the resident and confiscated 10 firearms and live ammunition found in his possession.
    Seven pump-action shotguns and three...
  • »Gov’t Will Not Borrow Money to Finance Payroll

    Sun 8 July / Jul 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— Deputy Prime Minister for Economic Affairs Dr Rajai Mouasher stated today, Sunday, that the government has no intentions, whatsoever, to borrow money to finance payroll.
    Dr Mouasher confirmed this during a meeting with...
  • »Irbid Sees 15 Earthquakes in 3 Days

    Sun 8 July / Jul 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— The Jordan Seismological Observatory (JSO) has marked another earthquake at 2:04PM today, Sunday, measuring 3.7 on the Richter Scale in Irbid, north of Jordan, according to JSO Director Mahmoud Qaryouti.
    A total of 15...
  • »Prince Raad Visits King Talal's Tomb

    Sun 8 July / Jul 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN — His Royal Highness Prince Raad bin Zeid, Regent, visited the tomb of the late King Talal bin Abdullah on Saturday, in remembrance of the late King’s 46th passion anniversary.
    HRH laid a wreath and recited verses form the holy...
  • »Parliament to Vote on Confidence Monday

    Sun 8 July / Jul 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— Dr Omar Razzaz’s government is slated to face Parliament tomorrow, Monday, to deliver the Ministerial Statement ahead of the Confidence Vote, which will decide the Cabinet’s fate.
    The government will address...
  • »Authorities Bust Drug Ring in Northern Badia

    Sun 8 July / Jul 2018. 12:00 AM
    NORTHERN BADIA —  A joint security force from the Northern Badia Police Department and Criminal Investigation Department (CID), Saturday, arrested a drug dealer and his brother after raiding their house in al -Hamediah area east of Mafraq...
  • »Jordan Remembers Father of Constitution on 46th Memorial of King Talal

    Sat 7 July / Jul 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— On July 7th, 1972 King Talal bin Abdullah, the founder of Jordan’s 1952 Constitution, passed away in Istanbul, Turkey, after he was forced to abdicate by Parliament, due to his reportedly unstable mental condition....
  • »Relatively Hot Weather Expected

    Sat 7 July / Jul 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN — A rise in temperatures is expected on Saturday becoming 2-4 degrees above their seasonal average. Therefore, it will be relatively hot in the hilly areas and hot in other parts of the Kingdom with north westerly moderate to brisk...
  • »Kafrin Water Station Shutdown to Inspect Violations, Drainage

    Sat 7 July / Jul 2018. 12:00 AM
    JORDAN VALLEY —AlGhad— The North Jordan Valley Water Authority has ordered the shutdown of the Kafrin water pumping station to inspect violations causing the drainage of the station’s water supply.
    Three violations were addressed...
  • »Crane Falls in Abdali’s Boulevard, 4 Injured

    Sat 7 July / Jul 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— Four people were injured in the Abdali Boulevard area in Amman today, Saturday, when a crane fell on a car parked near the construction area, according to the Civil Defence Department’s statement.
    The injuries range...
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