Local News Last Week
  • »King Returns Home, Meets with Indian Prime Minister in Amman

    Sat 10 February / Feb 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— His Majesty King Abdullah II arrived home yesterday, Friday, after an official trip to the United Arab Emirates and Pakistan, during which he met with UAE and Pakistani heads of states and top ranking officials.
    Earlier...
  • »Gendarmerie Director Meets Figureheads of Karak, Jordan South

    Sat 10 February / Feb 2018. 12:00 AM
    KARAK —AlGhad— Director of the Central Gendarmerie Command Maj Gen Hussein Hawatmeh visited the south Jordanian governorate of Karak today, Saturday, and met with its figureheads to discuss the ongoing protests over the last two days....
  • »Emergency Units Respond to Debris Crash in Irbid

    Sat 10 February / Feb 2018. 12:00 AM
    IRBID —AlGhad— Emergency units set up a perimeter around the crash site of what seems to be either part of a plane or a missile in the town of Malka, in Irbid, a north Jordanian government near the border with Syria.
    No injuries or...
  • »Man Stabs Sister to Death in Irbid

    Sat 10 February / Feb 2018. 12:00 AM
    IRBID —AlGhad— A woman in her forties was stabbed to death by her own brother inside a house in Irbid, a police source confirmed.
    The woman was stabbed in the abdomen, the source said, and was transferred to the Princess Basma hospital...
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  • »King Arrives in Pakistan, Meets with Pakistani Premier

    Thu 8 February / Feb 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— His Majesty King Abdullah II has arrived in Pakistan today, Thursday, to meet with Pakistani President Mamnoon Hussain top Pakistani officials.
    His Majesty was received by Pakistani Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi at...
  • »Police Arrest Post Office Robbers, Retrieve Stolen Cash

    Thu 8 February / Feb 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— Police announced the arrest of the three people involved in the robbery of the post office in Dhulail, Zarqa, yesterday, Wednesday,
    A security source at the Criminal Investigations Department (CID) said its detectives...
  • »Police, Citizens Foil Two Bank Robberies in Amman

    Thu 8 February / Feb 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— Police and citizens foiled two attempted bank robberies in Amman today, Thursday, and arrested the robbers.
    Citizens in both robberies tried to apprehend the robber but failed when the robber opened fire inside the bank,...
  • »Sources: Gov’t Did not Receive Israeli Ambassador’s Name Yet

    Thu 8 February / Feb 2018. 12:00 AM
    CAPITALS —AlGhad— An informed source with the government confirmed to AlGhad today, Thursday, that the Jordanian government, all branches included, has yet to receive the name of the substitute Israeli ambassador to Amman, as of yet....
  • »Mugger Arrested in Irbid

    Wed 7 February / Feb 2018. 12:00 AM
    IRBID —AlGhad— Police arrested a man in Irbid after he reportedly mugged a citizen and stole the money he had just withdrawn at one of the banks in the city today, Thursday, according to the Irbid Chief of Police, Khaled Ajrami.
    The...
  • »Police Lockdown in Jabal Hussein Area over “Suspicious” Bag Full of Paper

    Wed 7 February / Feb 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— A police source confirmed that a “suspicious” bag in the Jabal Hussein area in Amman was reported and turned out to be full of paper, after the area was locked down.
    Emergency response units reported to the...
  • »Tourism and Development

    Wed 7 February / Feb 2018. 12:00 AM
    We become accustomed to ministers complaining about the inadequacy of their employees.
    In fact, some of them gave up and surrendered to this particular “reality,” and found in it a scapegoat to justify their failures.
    Fewer even were...
  • »A Very Special Relationship

    Wed 7 February / Feb 2018. 12:00 AM
    Many Jordanians know the fact that the late King Hussein bin Talal, is no angel.
    He was not beyond err.
    However, most Jordanians view him in a distinct light, in terms of his approach to government. Compared to most other Arab leaders, King...
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