Local News Last Week
  • »Why so Dim?!

    Mon 14 August / Aug 2017. 12:00 AM
    In spite of the Islamists’ participation in the Municipal and Decentralised Elections, as well as the Leftists’, it is losing political momentum.
    It is also obvious that the political parties’ participation is more of an attempt...
  • »Intimidation: It Just Isn’t Enough!

    Mon 14 August / Aug 2017. 12:00 AM
    The government has a right to warn us of not doing what “we’re told”.
    It is also perhaps right to intimidate Jordanians into endorsing the price hikes, now, before it is too late, by warning against putting them off.
    The...
  • »The Market, Universities, and the Unemployed Graduate

    Mon 14 August / Aug 2017. 12:00 AM
    Neither the skyrocketing figures of unemployment help, nor the repetitive warnings against enrolling for dead majors.
    As no less than 35 thousand Tawjihi graduates, yesterday, have begun applying to universities, more than half of them will enrol...
  • »CDD to Launch Emergency Preparations, Warns of Harmful Practices

    Mon 14 August / Aug 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— The Civil Defence Department (CDD) confirmed today, Monday, that emergency preparations are currently underway ahead of the Municipal and Decentralised Elections tomorrow, Tuesday, the 15th of August, 2017.
    Director of...
  • »An All-New Jordan!

    Sun 13 August / Aug 2017. 12:00 AM
    The Centre for Strategic Studies published a report, some months ago, on policy making under uncertainty, highlighting the reality of Jordan’s domestic and regional situation.
    Interestingly enough, the report goes beyond the attempt to...
  • »Three Primary Developments in Syria

    Sun 13 August / Aug 2017. 12:00 AM
    Most estimations indicate the US Administration of President Donald Trump has abandoned the military solution in Syria.
    This decision is based on three primary developments in Syria.
    First, there is the ceasefire in Daraa, Suwaida, and Qunaitra,...
  • »Gov’t Declares Holiday on Elections Tuesday

    Sun 13 August / Aug 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— The government announced Tuesday to be a holiday ahead of the Municipal and Decentralised Elections to be held August 15th, 2017.
    State Minister for Media Affairs, Mohammad Momani, announced the holiday at a press...
  • »Police to Launch Security Plan Monday to Secure Elections

    Sun 13 August / Aug 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— The Public Security Directorate (PSD)’s media office stated today, Sunday, that the authorities will begin implementing a comprehensive plan to secure polling centres and the electoral process throughout Jordan for...
  • »IEC Chief Opens Election Media Centre

    Sun 13 August / Aug 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN — Independent Election Commission (IEC) President Khaled Kalaldeh Sunday opened the municipal elections media centre in the presence of Minister of Political Development and Parliamentary Affairs Mousa Maytah and representatives of...
  • »King Condoles Egypt’s Sisi for Train Crash Victims, Thanks him for Releasing Feisali Fans

    Sun 13 August / Aug 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— His Majesty King Abdullah II called Egyptian President Abdul Fattah Sisi today, Sunday, to offer His condolences for the victims of the train crash in Alexandria.
    His Majesty also expressed appreciation of President...
  • »Male Found Mysteriously Dead in Karak

    Sun 13 August / Aug 2017. 12:00 AM
    KARAK —AlGhad— The authorities have launched an investigation into the mysterious death of a 36-year old in Karak, whose body was recovered by chance, a police source stated.
    The coroner’s office has begun inspection of the body,...
  • »Citizen in Critical Conditions after Attempted Suicide in Irbid

    Sun 13 August / Aug 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— A 38-year old in Irbid, north of Jordan, has been hospitalised at the Princess Basmah Hospital, after attempting to commit suicide using pills, and is now in critical medical conditions, according to a police source.
    The...
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