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  • »Jordan to Discuss 5th Human Rights Report in Geneva

    Sat 14 October / Oct 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— An official human rights delegation is heading to Geneva today, Saturday, to discuss Jordan’s fifth Human Rights report on the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights on the 19th of October, 2017.
    The...
  • »KSA Embassy Denies Police Assaulted Saudi Tourist in Jordan

    Sat 14 October / Oct 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— The Embassy of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia in Amman has denied the authenticity of the video which circulated the internet, showing a number of Jordanian policemen assaulting a Saudi tourist.
    At a press conference today,...
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  • »Our Morality in Crisis and the School Curriculum

    Thu 12 October / Oct 2017. 12:00 AM
    More than once, the Minister of Education, Dr Omar Razzaz, stressed the importance of instilling the values of integrity among students and youth.
    He spoke extensively about the vitality of reinforcing these values in school curriculum, books, and...
  • »Citizen Exonerated of Terrorism Charges, Almost Convicted over a ‘Joke’

    Thu 12 October / Oct 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— The Court of State Security exonerated a Jordanians citizen charged with “promoting terrorism and recruiting militants to fight in Syria” yesterday, Wednesday, over a text he sent via WhatsApp, which turned out...
  • »Procedures of Non-Criminal Record Certificate Prevents Ex-Con Social Reintegration

    Thu 12 October / Oct 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— During a workshop on the social reintegration of ex-convicts, held last Tuesday by the USAID, the prisoners Aftercare Centre (Edmaj), and Arab Centre for Consulting, speakers confirmed that the procedures for the issuance...
  • »Not All Rainbow and Butterflies!

    Wed 11 October / Oct 2017. 12:00 AM
    Jordan and the Palestinian Authority (PA) were successful in the endeavour to staple Jerusalem to the UNSCO agendas, despite uninterrupted Israeli pressures against it.
    Arab diplomatic sources have described this success as a formidable joint...
  • »Manufacturing Arab Opposition…

    Wed 11 October / Oct 2017. 12:00 AM
    As the Arab Gulf Crisis intensifies, a very dangerous phenomenon surfaces; manufactured opposition.
    Within the Gulf House, rivalling states are trying to weaken one another by manufacturing opposition to pressure concession or turn the public...
  • »We Did Our Part, Now Do Yours!

    Wed 11 October / Oct 2017. 12:00 AM
    In Jordan, there are nearly 680 thousand Syrian refugees who fled the war in their country since 2011, registered at the UNHCR. Added the 700 thousand Syrians who came to Jordan right before the armed dispute broke out, and it the result is 1.3...
  • »Scores Missing in California Fires, Death Toll Rises to 17

    Wed 11 October / Oct 2017. 12:00 AM
    CAPITALS — More than 150 people are missing in wildfires that have ravaged northern California's wine region, police say.
    At least 17 people are now confirmed dead and more than 2,000 buildings have been destroyed by the fires which broke out...
  • »Queen Meets 2nd Cohort of QRTA Teacher Education Professional Diploma

    Wed 11 October / Oct 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN — Her Majesty Queen Rania Al Abdullah visited the Queen Rania Teacher Academy (QRTA) on Wednesday, where she met members of the second cohort of the Teacher Education Professional Diploma (TEPD), who started their program orientation on...
  • »Muwaqqar Re-Elections is Government Decisions, not IEC’s — Says Kalaldeh

    Wed 11 October / Oct 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— In a statement the Independent Election Commission (IEC) Chairman gave AlGhad on Monday, Dr Khaled Kalaldeh says that the Commission is responsible for organising elections not deciding on them, which is otherwise the...
  • »Officers Detained in Irbid Assault Case of Citizen Beaten by Police

    Wed 11 October / Oct 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— The special prosecutor has ordered the arrest of four Criminal Investigations Department (CID) personnel in Irbid, who turned to be involved in the assault against Jordanian elderly citizen, Prof Thiabat, last Friday,...
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