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  • »Queen Commends Nashmi Centre for Youth Empowerment Volunteers for Outstanding Efforts

    Mon 15 January / Jan 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN — Her Majesty Queen Rania Al Abdullah expressed her gratitude toward all Jordanian volunteers for "uplifting the nation with their passion," during a meeting on Monday with members of the Nashmi Center for Youth Empowerment.
    Speaking at...
  • »Narcotic Pills Manufacturing Facility Seized, 8 Arrested

    Mon 15 January / Jan 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— Anti-Narcotics Department (AND) officers raided a laboratory in an East Amman industrial facility, manufacturing illegal drug pills, and arrested eight people in an unprecedented case in Jordan, according to a statement by...
  • »King to Partake in Trilateral Jordan-Cyprus-Greece Summit

    Mon 15 January / Jan 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN — His Majesty King Abdullah II will take part on Tuesday in a trilateral summit held in the Cypriot capital, Nicosia, along with Cyprus President, Nicos Anastasiades, and Greek Prime Minister, Alexis Tsipras.
    The summit talks will touch...
  • »King Condoles Iraqi President over Victims of Terrorist Bombings in Baghdad

    Mon 15 January / Jan 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN — His Majesty King Abdullah II, on Monday, sent a cable to the Iraqi President, Fuad Masum, condoling him over the victims of the twin terrorist attack that struck al Tayaran Square in central Baghdad, killing and injuring scores of...
  • »King Visits Northern Military Zone

    Mon 15 January / Jan 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN — His Majesty King Abdullah, the Supreme Commander of the Jordan Armed Forces, on Monday visited the border guards brigade 2 at the Northern Military Zone.
    The King was received by Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Lit. Gen....
  • »King Meets German Defence Minister

    Sun 14 January / Jan 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— His Majesty King Abdullah on Sunday held talks with visiting German Defence Minister Ursula Gertrud von der Leyen on bilateral friendly ties, particularly in the defence and military fields.
    The King, during a meeting...
  • »Jordanians Don’t Trust Their Governments

    Sat 13 January / Jan 2018. 12:00 AM
    The Jordan Strategies Forum study, on Jordan’s social capital and the citizenry’s confidence in government, has produced reflectively realistic outcomes.
    Some of the outcomes are interestingly promising. Other indices are quite worrying...
  • »Jordan Continues Delivery of Humanitarian Aid to Rukban

    Sat 13 January / Jan 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN — The Jordan Armed Forces-Arab Army continued over the past few days the delivery of humanitarian aid to the Rukban camp for displaced Syrians in the presence of UN Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator in Jordan Andres Pedersen and...
  • »Dead Sea Water Levels Continue to Recede

    Sat 13 January / Jan 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— Water authorities have renewed their warnings today, Saturday, of the receding levels of water in the Dead Sea to a surface area 620 square kilometres, an issue that economically and industrially significant, as it is...
  • »Authorities Arrest Drug Dealers, Weapons Confiscated

    Sat 13 January / Jan 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— Authorities  raided a number of houses in the South of Amman, Zarqa and Aqaba, leading to the arrest of eight drug dealers and the confiscation of firearms and quantities of narcotics.
    In Amman, five were arrested in...
Local News 2 Weeks Ago
  • »Restructuring State

    Wed 10 January / Jan 2018. 12:00 AM
    The King’s Discussion Papers are back in the media and public opinion spotlight, especially the King’s sixth Discussion Paper.
    His Majesty conveyed to the members of the House of Representatives, during a meeting a few days ago, that he...
  • »The Corruption Triangle (2/2)

    Wed 10 January / Jan 2018. 12:00 AM
    Efforts are underway to counter corruption in the public sector’s most problematic departments: the tax, customs and land and survey departments. A plan was recently finalised by the Council of Ministers.
    The government’s agenda is to...
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