Local News 2 Weeks Ago
  • »PM Retracts Controversial Income Tax Amendments

    Thu 14 June / Jun 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— Prime Minister Dr Omar Razzaz decided to officially retract the controversial income tax law amendments today, Thursday, as his first official order of business as Prime Minister of the new Cabinet.
    Razzaz also issued...
  • »PM Razzaz Announces Gov’t Formation, Royal Decree Ratifies

    Thu 14 June / Jun 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— A decree was issued today, Thursday, by His Majesty King Abdullah II’s Royal Court ratifying Prime Minister Omar Razzaz’s selection of members of his new government, which he announced today, comprised of 28...
  • »AlGhad Congratulates Former Editor-in-Chief Jumana Ghunaimat on Ministerial Appointment

    Thu 14 June / Jun 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— AlGhad Daily Newspaper congratulates its former Editor-in-Chief Jumana Ghunaimat on her new ministerial appointment as State Minister for Media Affairs, under the Premiership of Dr Omar Razzaz.
    Our best wishes and warmest...
  • »State before Government

    Wed 13 June / Jun 2018. 12:00 AM
    We do not need more democracy at this point in time, nor freedom. The virtual space has turned the entire world into populist entities, to the point that freedom has become limitless and unrestrained.
    What we need here and now, really, is a state...
  • »The Formation Challenge

    Wed 13 June / Jun 2018. 12:00 AM
    There are not many leaks on the government formation process, so far.
    Logically speaking, the Prime Minister-designate is but expected to take his time in his deliberations and consultations on the formation of his new government.
    This is all but...
  • »King Returns Home from Visit to Kuwait, Bahrain

    Wed 13 June / Jun 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— His Majesty King Abdullah II early Wednesday returned home following his visit to Kuwait and Bahrain, where he met with the leaders of the two Gulf states.
    King Abdullah and Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, Amir...
  • »Authorities Bust Dozens of Drug Dealers, Traffickers

    Wed 13 June / Jun 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— Sources with the Anti-Narcotics Department (AND) stated that more than two dozen drug dealers and traffickers have been apprehended over the past few days, caught in possession of drugs and firearms.
    The latest arrest was...
  • »Lost Child Rescued in Desert Area after 11 Hours Missing

    Wed 13 June / Jun 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— Civil Defence personnel rescued a three-year-old child in a desert area in the Madaba governorate today, Wednesday, 11 hours after her disappearance, the Civil Defence Department (CDD) media office confirmed.
    The child...
  • »Legal, Rights Activists Demand Dialogue on Electronic Crimes Law

    Wed 13 June / Jun 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— Legal and rights activists are demanding the launch of a national dialogue on the amendments to the electronic crimes law, which is up for discussion under the dome in the upcoming extraordinary parliamentary session....
  • »King Leaves for Bahrain, Kuwait on Official Business

    Tue 12 June / Jun 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— His Majesty King Abdullah II left Amman today, Tuesday, heading for Bahrain and Kuwait on an official business trip to meet with the leaders of the two states.
    His Royal Highness Crown Prince Hussein bin Abdullah was...
  • »Crown Prince Visits Muwaffaq Salti Airbase

    Tue 12 June / Jun 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— His Royal Highness Crown Prince Hussein bin Abdullah II paid a visit today, Tuesday, to the Muwaffaq Salti Airbase and met with the ranking officers of the base, and was received by commanding officer of the Royal...
  • »Gunfight in Salt Leaves Two Dead, One Injured

    Tue 12 June / Jun 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— Two people were killed and another was injured today, Tuesday, in a gunfight in the Central Jordanian governorate of Salt, a police source confirmed, and stated that the reasons behind the fight remain undisclosed....
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