Local News Last Week
  • »King, Palestinian President Hold Talks on Peace Process

    Mon 12 March / Mar 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN — His Majesty King Abdullah II and Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas held talks Monday on the latest developments of the Palestinian cause and current efforts to push the peace process forward.
    During the meeting, held at the...
  • »On Powerful Leaders…

    Mon 12 March / Mar 2018. 12:00 AM
    I cannot imagine a future Russia without President Vladimir Putin.
    The country’s entire resurgence as a major power is tied to the arrival of Putin to power, 18 years ago.
    In the upcoming elections, just a few days from now, Putin is most...
  • »King Accepts Credentials of Ambassadors

    Sun 11 March / Mar 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN — His Majesty King Abdullah on Sunday accepted credentials of a number of newly-appointed ambassadors to Jordan during an official ceremony at the Royal Court.
    King Abdullah accepted credentials of Ambassador Ahmed Ben Yousef Al-Ruwaie...
  • »Farmers Warn Taxing Produce Fatal to Sector as Protest Enters 23rd Day

    Sun 11 March / Mar 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— The farmers’ protest in front of Parliament in Amman enters its 23rd day today, Sunday, as the government has yet to publically recognise the farmers’ demands or agree to meet them.
    The farmers committee...
  • »Gov’t to Ratify Assignment of New Israeli Ambassador

    Sun 11 March / Mar 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— An informed official source confirmed to AlGhad yesterday, Saturday, that the diplomatic process for the ratification of the assignment of the new Israeli Ambassador to Amman is currently underway by the Ministry of...
  • »Authorities, Army Foil Ammunition, Drug Smuggle from Syria

    Sun 11 March / Mar 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— A joint Public Security Directorate (PSD) and Jordan Armed Forces —Arab Army operation has led to the interception of a significantly large ammunition and drug smuggling attempt, inbound from Syria, during the past...
  • »Suspect in Girl Rape, Murder Case Sets Himself on Fire in Prison

    Sun 11 March / Mar 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— A suspect in the custody of the police, charged with the murder and rape of a girl in Wadi Shuaib, two years ago, set himself on fire today, Sunday, according to a police source, but has survived so far.
    The detainee has...
  • »Are the Youth Even Listening to You?

    Sat 10 March / Mar 2018. 12:00 AM
    The most important question today is: What is the point of Prime Minister Dr Hani Mulqi’s recent meet with, with 130 Jordanian youths, representing 189 youth centres? What benefit comes from the forum, organised by the Ministry of Youth, on...
  • »Experts Warn of Water Shortages in Summer of 2018

    Sat 10 March / Mar 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— Water experts warn that there will be a shortage in the Kingdom’s summer supply of water, due to the decline in rainfall so far into the Winter, as reservoirs and dams have filled up no more than 40 per cent of their...
  • »Relatively Cold Days, Foggy Nights Forecasted

    Sat 10 March / Mar 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— Temperatures remain below seasonal average by 3-4 degrees Celsius both today, Saturday, and tomorrow, as it well be colder still in the heights and relatively pleasant in the Jordan Valley area, according to the Arabia...
  • »FM Safadi to Partake in UNRWA Support Conference

    Sat 10 March / Mar 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— Foreign Minister Ayman Safadi is scheduled to partake in an UNRWA support conference to be held in Rome, Italy, later this month, called for by Jordan, to boost financial and political support for the UN agency.
Local News 2 Weeks Ago
  • »Occupation Troops Push Deep into Gaza Besieged Enclave

    Thu 8 March / Mar 2018. 12:00 AM
    GAZA — Israeli occupation armoured vehicles, including military bulldozers early Thursday invaded Palestinian lands east of al-Qarara town, near Khan Younis in the southern part of the Gaza Strip.
    Palestinian sources said that Israeli forces...
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