Local News Last Week
  • »King, EU Foreign Policy Chief Discuss Ties, Mideast Issues

    Sun 15 April / Apr 2018. 12:00 AM
    DHAHRAN — His Majesty King Abdullah II met with European Union (EU) High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, Federica Mogherini and discussed with her Jordan-EU cooperation and strategic partnership as well as a number of...
  • »Queen Endorses Anti-Bullying Campaign at Sweileh Secondary School for Girls

    Sun 15 April / Apr 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN — Her Majesty Queen Rania Al Abdullah visited the Sweileh Secondary School for Girls on Sunday to support the efforts and activities of a new campaign to fight bullying in schools.
    "Say No to Bullying" was launched by Jordanian composer...
  • »Summit Reaffirms Hashemite Custodianship over Jerusalem's Holy Sites

    Sun 15 April / Apr 2018. 12:00 AM
    DHAHRAN — The final declaration of the Arab Summit, "Al-Quds Summit", hailed His Majesty King Abdullah II's, Custodian over Islamic and Christian holy cites in Jerusalem, efforts in protecting and preserving Jerusalem's holy shrines.
    The...
  • »Assailant of Syrian Child Detained by Authorities

    Sun 15 April / Apr 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— The Attorney General ordered the detention of the suspect in the assault of a 16-year-old Syrian girl in Irbid, north of Jordan, a police source confirmed.
    The detainee is said to have attacked the child with a blade,...
  • »Chief of Police Calls to Revisit Anti-Narcotics Programme

    Sun 15 April / Apr 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— Director of the Public Security Directorate (PSD) Lt Gen Fadel Hmoud called on Sunday, during his visit to the Anti-Narcotics Department (AND), for a holistic review of the multi-tier anti-narcotics programme, to enhance...
  • »King Addresses 29th Arab Summit in Dhahran

    Sun 15 April / Apr 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN — His Majesty King Abdullah II, on Sunday, delivered Jordan's speech at the 29th Arab summit, currently taking place at Dhahran, Saudi Arabia, with the participation of Arab leaders and heads of participating Arab countries' delegations....
  • »Senate Committee Meets German Agency Director

    Sun 15 April / Apr 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN — The Jordanian-German Friendship Committee at the Senate, headed by Wajih Aweis, met on Sunday with the regional director of the German Agency for International Cooperation (GIZ), Michaela Baur.
    During the meeting, Aweis said the...
  • »Joint US, Jordan Military Drills Kick Off: Eager Lion 2018

    Sun 15 April / Apr 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN — The Jordan Armed Forces- Arab Army (JAF) kicked off the Eager Lion 2018 joint drill with the US side that lasts until April 26.
    In a joint press conference on Sunday at King Abdullah II Group- Special Forces, with Maj. Gen. Jon K....
  • »An Ordinary Summit After All

    Sat 14 April / Apr 2018. 12:00 AM
    As the dust settles from the latest coalition missile strikes in Syria, Arab leaders and officials prepare for yet another Summit in Dhahran, Saudi Arabia.
    These strikes blindsided journalists and officials alike.
    There were no immediate...
  • »FM Calls for Independent Investigation into Syria Chemical Attacks

    Sat 14 April / Apr 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— Jordan’s Foreign Minister Ayman Safadi called on Twitter, earlier on Saturday, for an international, independent investigation into the Syrian military’s use of chemical weapons against civilians....
  • »Jordan's Achievements as President of Arab Summit

    Sat 14 April / Apr 2018. 12:00 AM
    DHAHRAN — During its presidency of the Arab Summit, Jordan, under the leadership of His Majesty King Abdullah II, managed to make key achievements at all levels, despite the difficult situation in the region in general and the challenges...
  • »Army Chief Receives US Military Official

    Sat 14 April / Apr 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN — Chairman of the Joint Chiefs-of-Staff Lit. Gen. Mahmoud Freihat on Saturday, received Director of the US Defence Intelligence Agency, Lit. Gen Robert Ashley and an accompanying delegation.
    Freihat and Ashley discussed the latest...
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