Local News Last Week
  • »Positive Signs

    Sat 9 June / Jun 2018. 12:00 AM
    There are several positive signs in these past few days, to give hope to Jordanians that things may be better soon enough, and none of these signs is to be taken lightly.
    First, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) announced that the second review...
  • »King to Partake in Makkah Meeting on Aiding Jordan

    Sat 9 June / Jun 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN — His Majesty King Abdullah II, accompanied by His Royal Highness Crown Prince Hussein, will take part in a meeting in Makkah tomorrow called for by Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdul Aziz.
    The meeting, which...
  • »Eid al Fitr Holiday Announced Friday through Monday

    Sat 9 June / Jun 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN — All Government ministries and public institutions will be closed for four days, from June 15 to 18, for the Eid Al Fitr holiday marking the end of the fasting month of Ramadan, according to a statement issued today by the prime...
  • »King Abdullah Receives EU Foreign Policy Chief Mogherini

    Sat 9 June / Jun 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— His Majesty King Abdullah II received EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Federica Mogherini in Amman earlier today, Saturday, to discuss Jordan’s strategic partnership with the European...
  • »Temperatures Soar above Seasonal Average

    Sat 9 June / Jun 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN — Temperatures are expected to rise above their annual average for this time of year, as moderate weather conditions are forecast in the hilly areas, with north-westerly moderate winds picking up in the afternoon hours, the Jordan...
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  • »IMF Welcomes King’s Call for National Dialogue to Address Economic Challenges

    Thu 7 June / Jun 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN — International Monetary Fund's spokesperson Gerry Rice welcomed His Majesty King Abdullah's call for a national dialogue to address economic challenges facing the Kingdom and said it is a very positive step forward.
    He said in a...
  • »Crown Prince Checks on Injured Security Personnel

    Thu 7 June / Jun 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN — His Royal Highness Crown Prince Hussein bin Abdullah II, on Thursday, checked on the health condition of a number of public security and gendarmerie personnel being treated at Al Hussein Medical Center after they were injured while...
  • »PM Meets with House Speaker, Unions, Orders Salaries Cashed before End of Ramadan

    Thu 7 June / Jun 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— Newly appointed Prime Minister Dr Omar Razzaz met today, Thursday, with House Speaker Atef Tarawneh and President of the Appointed Senate Feisal Fayez, as well as members of the Unions Federation council and...
  • »Jordan Needs More Time for Reforms, Gov’t to Submit Request to IMF

    Thu 7 June / Jun 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— Official sources confirm that the government will submit a request to the International Monetary Fund (IMF) to buy more time for the scheduled reforms, which have —according to them— destabilised the country...
  • »Union Strike Encompasses Vast Participation across Capital, Governorates

    Wed 6 June / Jun 2018. 05:00 PM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— The Federation of Trade Unions’ strike today, Wednesday, has encompassed vast participation across the Capital, Amman, and governorates across the Kingdom, mainly in Jarash, Aqaba, Jordan Valley, Zarqa and Karak....
  • »Message Received

    Wed 6 June / Jun 2018. 12:00 AM
    Message received; Mulqi’s government is gone.
    Naturally, due to its detachment from the reality of the situation for Jordanians and their obliviousness to the implications of their decisions.
    If anything, this is a lesson for Dr Omar Razzaz...
  • »Back Away from the Edge

    Wed 6 June / Jun 2018. 12:00 AM
    Despite the realisation of public demands, be it the retraction of the price hikes on fuel or the resignation of the government, the protests continued.
    The appointment of a democratic, reformist figure, Omar Razzaz, as prime minister did not put...
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