Local News Last Week
  • »Prime Minister Meets UN Refugee Commissioner

    Tue 13 February / Feb 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN — Prime Minister Dr Hani Mulqi received at his Prime Ministry's office on Tuesday the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), Filippo Grandi, and his accompanying delegation.
    During talks, the premier discussed with the...
  • »The Reality of Poverty in Jordan

    Mon 12 February / Feb 2018. 10:26 PM
    The official poverty count in Jordan has been undisclosed for years now.
    Surely, the government did not withhold this piece of information because the number of impoverished Jordanian has decline, on contraire. It is not like the poverty count in...
  • »Police Foil Robbery Schemes; 4 Arrested in Amman

    Mon 12 February / Feb 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— Police foiled a plan to rob a number of pharmacies and shops across Amman and arrested four of the schemers when a police vehicle intercepted their car under suspicious circumstances, a police source uncovered to AlGhad....
  • »Riots in Irbid as Authorities Clear Street Vendors

    Mon 12 February / Feb 2018. 12:00 AM
    IRBID —AlGhad— Riots broke out in Husun, in the Bani Obeid province of Irbid, a north Jordanian governorate, earlier today, Monday, when Greater Irbid Municipality personnel removed numerous street vendors from the marketplace.
    Several...
  • »Elderly Found Dead in Aqaba, Killer Arrested

    Mon 12 February / Feb 2018. 12:00 AM
    AQABA —AlGhad— Police found the body of an elderly citizen on the side of a public street earlier today, Monday, in Aqaba, south of Jordan, and arrested the killer in record time this evening, a police source confirmed.
    The murderer...
  • »Police Arrest Extremely Dangerous Criminal Northern Badia

    Mon 12 February / Feb 2018. 12:00 AM
    MAFRAQ —AlGhad— Police arrested a fugitive, categorised as extremely dangerous, earlier today, Monday, in the Northern Badia province, found in possession of a quantity of narcotics and a firearm, a police source informed AlGhad.
    The...
  • »King Visits Air Force Command

    Mon 12 February / Feb 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— His Majesty King Abdullah II, the Supreme Commander of the Jordan Armed Forces-Arab Army, on Monday, visited the Royal Jordanian Air Force (RJAF) Command, where he was received by the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff,...
  • »Russo-Jordanian Summit in Moscow Thursday

    Mon 12 February / Feb 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— His Majesty King Abdullah II will meet with Russian President, Vladimir Putin, during an official visit to Russia, on Thursday, to address bilateral ties and relations and the latest regional and international...
  • »Speculating the Robberies!

    Sun 11 February / Feb 2018. 12:00 AM
    In less than 30 days, 15 armed robberies have taken place in Jordan, as far as we know at AlGhad. The robbers targeting banks, shops and pharmacies, and they were all arrested, except for one of the bank robbers, still at large.
    Security-wise, it...
  • »King Receives Bishop of Evangelical Lutheran Church in Jordan and Palestine

    Sun 11 February / Feb 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN — His Majesty King Abdullah II on Sunday said that Jordan would continue its historical role in protecting Islamic and Christian places in Jerusalem out of the Hashemite custodianship over these sanctities.
    Receiving the Bishop of the...
  • »The Fund’s Inexplicable Indifference

    Sat 10 February / Feb 2018. 12:00 AM
    After everything the government did, all the price hikes that followed for more than 160 commodities and services up, now comes the International Monetary Fund (IMF) telling us it is not enough.
    Meanwhile, to us, Jordanians, the government crossed...
  • »Tawjihi Results to Be Announced Next Saturday

    Sat 10 February / Feb 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN — The Ministry of Education will announce results of the General Secondary Education Certificate Examination’s (Tawjihi) winter session on Saturday, February 17, 2018.
    Minister of Education Omar Razzaz will hold a press conference...
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