Local News Last Week
  • »Thank You Nayef Qusous

    Thu 9 November / Nov 2017. 12:00 AM
    Honestly, was ashamed of the fact that I had not read his works on archiving and national Jordanian history, one of Jordan’s most prominent specialists, Dr Nayef Oudeh Qusous.
    Having actually read some of his works just recently, thanks to Mr...
  • »The Government’s Mind

    Wed 8 November / Nov 2017. 12:00 AM
    Noteworthy is the fact that the 2018 Budget Bill is being prepared under exceptional domestic and regional conditions, shrouding almost every aspect of the future with ambiguity.
    It is not easy to tell what lies ahead in light of the current...
  • »Parliament to Reconvene on Sunday, MPs to Debate “Bread Subsidies”

    Wed 8 November / Nov 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— The Houses of Parliament are scheduled to reconvene next Sunday, after His Majesty King Abdullah II delivers the Speech from the Throne, announcing the  reconvention of the second ordinary term of the 18th Jordanian...
  • »Crown Prince Visits Civil Defence Department

    Wed 8 November / Nov 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— His Royal Highness Crown Prince Hussein visited the Civil Defence Department (CDD) on Wednesday to check on the CDD's readiness to deal with possible unusual weather conditions during the winter season.
    His Highness...
  • »Saudi Arabia: Where to From Here?

    Tue 7 November / Nov 2017. 12:00 AM
    Saudi Arabia has announced the detention of numerous princess, businessmen and senior officials and ministers for corruption related charges. The Lebanese Prime Ministers Saad Hariri also announced his resignation from Riyadh, something the world...
  • »The Madhouse

    Tue 7 November / Nov 2017. 12:00 AM
    A lot has happened in these last few days. So much that it is has left so many people wondering whether the prime minister of one supposedly sovereign state could be placed under house arrest in another state!
    As preposterous as it may sound, it is...
  • »World Science Forum 2017 Launches in Dead Sea

    Tue 7 November / Nov 2017. 12:00 AM
    DEAD SEA —AlGhad— The 2017 World Science Forum in Jordan, ‘Science for Peace’, launches today, Tuesday, through Saturday, November 11th, under the patronage of His Majesty King Abdullah II, bringing together the world’s...
  • »King Expresses Pride in Jordan’s Hosting of World Science Forum

    Tue 7 November / Nov 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— His Majesty King Abdullah II, on Twitter today, Tuesday, expressed His pride in Jordan’s hosting of the 2017 World Science Forum, ‘Science for Peace’, bringing together the world’s most exquisite...
  • »Fugitive Arrested in Zarqa, Firearm in Possession

    Tue 7 November / Nov 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— The authorities arrested a fugitive in possession of an unlicensed firearm and quantities of live ammunition inside his house in Zarqa today, Tuesday, wanted for charges related to financial frauds worth an estimated...
  • »Army Foils Infiltration Attempt on Eastern Frontier

    Tue 7 November / Nov 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN — The eastern military command late Monday foiled an attempt by a person to infiltrate from Syria into Jordan, according to a source at the Jordan Armed Forces-Arab Army.
    The source said rules of engagement were applied and the...
  • »The Turn of the Red Decade

    Mon 6 November / Nov 2017. 12:00 AM
    Our region’s history is full of war and bloodshed.
    Peace has always been an intermediary situation, mediating eras of instability and destruction.
    It was only ever through these short and cautious times of peace that our countries were able...
  • »The Saudi Revolution

    Mon 6 November / Nov 2017. 12:00 AM
    Saudi Arabia has been centring the world’s attention for a while now.
    With the news coming in one after another, at a frequency that has left as holding our breath in anticipation, one cannot help but think that a revolution in Saudi Arabia...
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