Local News Last Month
  • »Youth Found Guilty of Statutory Rape Sentenced to 5 Yrs of Hard Labour

    Thu 3 May / May 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— The Major Crimes Court in Amman today, Thursday, sentenced a youth to five years in prison with hard labour after he was found guilty of statutory rape of a minor (13 years old).
    The victim consented to the...
  • »Royal Decree to Prorogues Parliament on May 12

    Wed 2 May / May 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN — A Royal Decree was issued on Wednesday, proroguing the ordinary session of the two Houses of Parliament as of May 12, 2018.
    (Petra)
  • »King Visits Jerash Garments Factory on Labour Day Occasion

    Wed 2 May / May 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN — His Majesty King Abdullah II on Wednesday visited Jerash Garments & Fashion Manufacturing Company in the industrial complex of Sahab, which exports its textile and clothes products to the United States and European Union markets....
  • »Royal Decree to Relocate Jordan’s Ambassador to Israel

    Wed 2 May / May 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— A Royal Decree was issued today, Wednesday, ratifying the Cabinet’s decision to relocate Jordan’s ambassador to Israel Walid Obeidat from the Embassy to the Ministry’s centre.
    The decision, as published...
  • »Official Ramadan Workhours 10AM-3PM

    Wed 2 May / May 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— The Prime Ministry today, Wednesday, announced the official workhours for all departments and branches of the government during the holy month of Ramadan; from 10:00AM ‘til 03:00PM.
    Exempt of this are employees...
  • »PM Mulqi Meets Japanese Counterpart

    Wed 2 May / May 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN — Prime Minister Hani Mulqi, on Tuesday, discussed with his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe ways to further boost bilateral ties between the two countries in various fields of cooperation.
    Mulqi, during talks with Abe at the prime...
  • »King, Japanese PM Discuss Ties, Further Economic Cooperation

    Wed 2 May / May 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN — His Majesty King Abdullah II and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, in talks held on Tuesday, agreed to upgrade Jordanian-Japanese ties to a strategic partnership in political and economic fields.
    During talks at the Husseiniya...
  • »Japanese Prime Minister Arrives in Amman

    Mon 30 April / Apr 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN — Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, accompanied by his wife, arrived in Amman on Monday for a two-day official visit to the Kingdom, during which he will hold talks with His Majesty King Abdullah II on ways to develop relations between...
  • »King Visits JADARA Equipment, Defence Systems Factory

    Mon 30 April / Apr 2018. 12:00 AM
    ZARQA — His Majesty King Abdullah II, the Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces, on Monday visited the JADARA Equipment and Defence Systems Company Factory, a Jordanian national project to develop and manufacture anti-tank missiles.
    During...
  • »King, US Secretary of State Discuss Ties, Regional Crises

    Mon 30 April / Apr 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN — His Majesty King Abdullah II on Monday received at the Husseiniyeh Palace US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, who is visiting as part of a tour of the region.
    The meeting, which was attended by His Royal Highness Crown Prince Hussein,...
  • »Pompeo: Deal of Century Will Be Consensual, Israel Has the Right to Self-Defence

    Mon 30 April / Apr 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— In a joint press conference with Foreign Minister Ayman Safadi today, Monday, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo reaffirmed the United States’ support of Israel’s right to defend itself, calling for Palestinians...
  • »Youth Commits Suicide in Deir Alla

    Mon 30 April / Apr 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN/DEIR ALLA —AlGhad— A 22-year-old youth hung himself inside his parents’ house in the Deir Alla province of the Central Jordan Valley district, a source with the police confirmed.
    The parents found the youth hung inside his...
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