Local News Saturday
  • »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...
  • »Jordan Says Political Solution Can Only End Syria Crisis

    Sat 14 April / Apr 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN — State Minister for Media Affairs and Government Spokesman Mohammad Momani on Saturday reiterated Jordan's unwavering stance calling for a political solution to the Syrian crisis.
    "As this crisis enters its eighth year, a political...
Local News Last Week
  • »Adult Sentenced to 15 Years in Prison for Statutory Rape

    Thu 12 April / Apr 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— The Major Crimes Court sentenced a 32-year-old man today, Thursday, to 15 years in prison with hard labour after he was found guilty of statutory rape, according to Article 2:294 of the Penal Code.
    The defendant was...
  • »Attempted Robbery Foiled in Exchange Shop in Amman

    Thu 12 April / Apr 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— Police and employees at a currency exchange shop in Amman were able to foil an attempted robbery yesterday, Wednesday, as employees and security personnel tailed the robber up to the nearest police patrol, and then...
  • »UNESCO Criticises Negligence of Petra Facilities, Authorities Deny

    Thu 12 April / Apr 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— A report by the UNESCO mission to Petra in November 2017 highlighted numerous shortcomings in the Petra Region Authority’s maintenance efforts of the ancient city, noting that the Authority does not house the...
  • »Gov’t, IMF Negotiations on 2nd Economic Review

    Thu 12 April / Apr 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— A government delegation to the International Monetary Fund (IMF) in Washington today, Thursday, has begun renegotiations with the IMF to finalise the second review of Jordan’s economic performance indices and the...
  • »Currency Fraud Ring Uncovered as Citizens Paid JOD425k for Bag full of Paper

    Wed 11 April / Apr 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— Police are currently looking into an unprecedented case of fraud, as a group of citizens were lured into paying JOD425 thousand in exchange for a duffle bag of plain paper.
    The victims were hoping to get a bag full of US...
  • »King Visits Army Headquarters

    Wed 11 April / Apr 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN — His Majesty King Abdullah II, the Supreme Commander of the Jordan Armed Forces-Arab Army, on Wednesday visited the army’s headquarters where he was received by Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Lt. General Mahmoud Abdul Halim...
  • »PM: We Will Press Ahead with Water Desalination Projects

    Wed 11 April / Apr 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN — Prime Minister Hani Mulqi on Wednesday, visited the Ministry of Water and Irrigation and checked on plans and programs prepared by the ministry to deal with the water supply issue in 2018, the summer water plan, and projects...
  • »Authorities Bust Murder Convict, Fugitive Since 2014

    Tue 10 April / Apr 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— Police arrested a convicted fugitive earlier today, Tuesday, in the Central Badia District, at large since 2014 and wanted for murder, a police source told AlGhad.
    The fugitive, wanted on three other criminals counts, was...
  • »UK Minister Pledges Continued Economic Support for Jordan

    Tue 10 April / Apr 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN — UK aid will boost the resilience and inclusivity of Jordan’s economy and harness the power of the private sector to create thousands of jobs, International Development Secretary Penny Mordaunt said in Amman today.
    The support is...
  • »Saudi Ambassador Thanks King for Amman Summit 2017 Success

    Tue 10 April / Apr 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN — Saudi Ambassador to Jordan, Prince Khalid bin Faisal bin Turki Al Saud, thanked His Majesty King Abdullah II, the Jordanian government and people over the success of the Arab summit, which held in Amman last year.
    The ambassador...
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