Local News Last Week
  • »Jordan, UN Sign UNSDF for 2018-2022

    Tue 5 December / Dec 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN — Jordan and the United Nations on Tuesday signed the Sustainable Development Framework (UNSDF), which was endorsed by the Council of Ministers for the period 2018-2022.
    The UNSDF, signed by Planning and International Cooperation...
  • »Queen Views First Handicrafts Batch Produced Under JRF, IKEA Partnership

    Tue 5 December / Dec 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN — Her Majesty Queen Rania Al Abdullah visited IKEA Jordan on Tuesday to view the multinational furniture group’s first Jordanian collection, developed in partnership with the Jordan River Foundation (JRF). The collection, titled...
  • »The Message on Jerusalem

    Mon 4 December / Dec 2017. 12:00 AM
    It is likely that US President Donald Trump is going to declare Jerusalem as the capital of Israel on Wednesday. Meanwhile, the decision to relocate the US embassy will be postponed.
    Until the decision is made and announced, we wait!
    His majesty...
  • »Waiting on Trump: The Jerusalem Decision

    Mon 4 December / Dec 2017. 12:00 AM
    The entire country is holding its breath for the White House decision on Jerusalem, and we are not the only ones.
    Arabs and Muslims around the world are on the edge of their seats, waiting to see what decision US President Donald Trump is going to make.
  • »King Meets with Jordanian Head Editors of News Papers, Columnists

    Mon 4 December / Dec 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— His Majesty King Abdullah II met with the head editors of Jordanian newspapers today, Monday, alongside a number of Jordanian writers and columnists, at the Basman Palace in Amman, over the most current domestic affairs...
  • »Rukban Defendants Sentenced to Death, Hard Labour

    Mon 4 December / Dec 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— The Court of State Security (CSS) today, Monday, sentenced one of the five defendants in the Rukban terrorist attack case to death by hanging, and the other four to prison.
    Found guilty of terrorism and accessory charges,...
  • »Masked Bandits Break into Yarmouk University

    Mon 4 December / Dec 2017. 12:00 AM
    IRBID —AlGhad— A group of some 20 unidentified masked men broke into the University of Yarmouk in Irbid today, Monday, north of Jordan, armed with clubs and blades, shattering the glass doors of the Economics School, before leaving the...
  • »Youth Stabbed to Death in Zarqa Fight

    Mon 4 December / Dec 2017. 12:00 AM
    MAFRAQ —AlGhad— A young man, in his twenties, was stabbed to death earlier today, Monday, during a fight that broke up in Jabal Tariq, Zarqa, according to a police source.
    The source said that the youth’s body was transported to...
  • »The Premise of Partnership: Actions Speak Louder than Words

    Sun 3 December / Dec 2017. 03:24 AM
    Every day, we shed the light on at least one Jordanian success story.
    If anything, we have always been proud of our own and the expertise they bring to industries around the world. Be it in the fields of science, technology or otherwise, Jordanians...
  • »Gov’t Condemns Continuous Israeli Infringements in Jerusalem

    Sun 3 December / Dec 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN — The Jordanian Government on Sunday condemned the ongoing Israeli violations against the Al-Aqsa Mosque/al-Haram al-Sharif and allowing extremists into the courtyards of the Al-Aqsa Mosque on a daily basis under the protection of...
  • »Army Frees Jordanian Abductee in Syria

    Sun 3 December / Dec 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— A Jordanian abductee in Syria was freed and returned home, an official military source confirmed to AlGhad today, Sunday, having been missing for days.
    According to the source, the Military Intelligence Directorate were...
  • »Police Arrest Wanted Suspect in Sahab

    Sat 2 December / Dec 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN — A joint forces from the public security and gendarmerie arrested an armed man classified as "dangerous" in Sahab city south of Amman, a security source said.
    After collecting information, security agents tracked down the suspect's...
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