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  • »Missing Man Found Dead in Zarqa River

    Sun 7 January / Jan 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— The body of a man who vanished three days ago has been found by the Civil Defense Directorate (CDD) crews in the Zarqa River.
    A CDD source said the search efforts continued for three consecutive days, which kicked off...
  • »Jordan Allows Entry of Aid to Rukban Camp

    Sun 7 January / Jan 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN — Jordan has allowed the entry of humanitarian aid for one time to the Rukban camp for displaced Syrians after the UN presented a plan in which it pledged to deliver aid to the camp that is located inside Syria, according to official...
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  • »The Government’s Emergency Plan

    Wed 3 January / Jan 2018. 12:00 AM
    Undoubtedly, the government is grateful for the House of Representatives’ leniency, or perhaps even obedience.
    In just one day, the House passed the government’s General Budget Bill for the year 2018, despite the variety of unpopular...
  • »Did the MPs Just Let It Slide?

    Wed 3 January / Jan 2018. 12:00 AM
    The government finally managed to pass the 2018 Budget Bill with the blessings of the House of Representatives.
    In this bill there is a bundle of difficult decisions, entailing de-subsidisations and tax revamps on a variety of commodities and...
  • »Elephant Tusks, Firearms Confiscated in Police Raids

    Wed 3 January / Jan 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— Numerous firearms were confiscated inside a house in Zarqa during a joint police taskforce raid earlier today, Wednesday, where two elephant tusks were found and sent to the Royal Society for the Conservation of Nature, a...
  • »Army Foils Drug Smuggling Attempt

    Wed 3 January / Jan 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN — The northern military command, in coordination with the Anti-Narcotic Department and the Military Security Department on Monday foiled an attempt to smuggle large quantities of drugs into the Kingdom, a Jordan Armed Forces-Arab Army...
  • »Defendants Sentenced to 3, 12 Years in Prison

    Mon 1 January / Jan 2018. 06:36 PM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— The Court of State Security sentenced two defendants to three and 12 years in prison today, Monday, one for conspiracy to commit acts of terror, recruiting for and joining ISIS, and the other for promoting terroristic...
  • »Post-Islamism in Jordan: Important Developments, But…

    Mon 1 January / Jan 2018. 12:00 AM
    None of the literatures of the “Partnership and Rescue Party”, which was officially registered a few days ago, indicates ideological affiliation to classical Islamism.
    There is no mention of the enforcement of the Sharia Law, the...
  • »The King’s Denominations

    Mon 1 January / Jan 2018. 12:00 AM
    Titles are not extended to His Majesty the King arbitrarily or without justification. In fact, King Abdullah II and all His predecessors of the Hashemite Royalty were given titles and authorities in accordance to the constitution.
    The Crown and...
  • »Let’s Open the Box!

    Mon 1 January / Jan 2018. 12:00 AM
    Let us think together; let us open the box and look inside it.
    We might find a solution that would loosen the noose of our problems and reduce the strain of the economic crisis, both officially and popularly.
    The Jordanians’ main concern is...
  • »Plans for the New Year: Jordan 2018

    Sun 31 December / Dec 2017. 12:00 AM
    Early into the year, the Strategic Studies Centre published a report on the challenges facing Jordan in 2017 and the expected outcomes, entailing recommendations by experts and specialists who partook in the preceding workshops and sessions.
    The...
  • »Occupation Forces Arrest 19 Palestinians in West Bank

    Sun 31 December / Dec 2017. 12:00 AM
    RAMALLAH —AlGhad— Israeli occupation troops on Sunday arrested 19 Palestinians in various West Bank cities, according to a Palestinian source.
    The Palestinian Prisoners Society said in a statement that Israeli soldiers stormed the...
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