Local News Last Week
  • »The Fund’s Motives!

    Mon 13 November / Nov 2017. 12:00 AM
    The International Monetary Fund (IMF)’s statements on bread subsidies took the government by surprise, and it would seem that the Fund has had a sudden change of heart, for some reason.
    The IMF has always considered commodity subsidisation an...
  • »Authorities Arrest 14 Drug Dealers, Traffickers

    Mon 13 November / Nov 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— The Anti-Narcotics Department (AND) arrested 14 drug traffickers and dealers in nine different cases, across different parts of the Kingdom, and confiscated quantities of narcotics and at least one firearm, found in the...
  • »Court to Rule on Kerak Terrorists Case December 11th

    Mon 13 November / Nov 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— The Court of State Security (CSS) set a date for the verdict on the Kerak terrorists case on December 11th, 2017, announce the fate of the 11 named defendants in the terrorist attack which took place late last year....
  • »King Receives Egyptian Foreign Minister, Invites Sisi to Visit Jordan

    Sun 12 November / Nov 2017. 05:22 PM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— His Majesty King Abdullah II on Sunday received Egyptian Foreign Minister Samih Shukri, who conveyed to the King a letter from Egyptian President Abdul Fattah Sisi dealing with bilateral ties as well as regional...
  • »MPs Holds First Meeting in Parliament's Second Ordinary Session

    Sun 12 November / Nov 2017. 05:15 PM
    AMMAN — The House of Representatives entrusted its permanent office to name members of the committee that will reply to the Speech from the Throne in line with Article 6 of the House's by-law.
  • »King: No One Will Solve Our Problems but Us

    Sun 12 November / Nov 2017. 05:09 PM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— His Majesty King Abdullah II, on Sunday, inaugurated the Parliament's second ordinary session and delivered the Speech from the Throne.
    Upon arrival at Parliament, the King attended the guard of honour as a military band...
  • »A Necessary Revaluation

    Sun 12 November / Nov 2017. 12:00 AM
    It is not as easy as “signing an agreement” to enforce and sustain the De-Escalation Zone in the Syrian South.
    Reliable sources have confirmed to Alghad that the new agreement includes the South, in accordance to the Russo-American...
  • »The King’s Speech: What Changed?

    Sun 12 November / Nov 2017. 12:00 AM
    Something has changed in the King’s more recent speeches from the Throne.
    His latest, inaugurating the reconvention of Jordan’s 18th Parliament, positions the Throne at an equal distance from both the legislative and the executive...
  • »Boy Cuts Teacher with a Blade

    Sun 12 November / Nov 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— The police arrested a boy in Zarqa after he attacked a 26-year old teacher and cut him with a blade, and he
    The boy was detained and transferred to the Hussein precinct, a police source confirmed, and the teacher was...
  • »Jordan’s Superstars: The Scientists

    Sun 12 November / Nov 2017. 12:00 AM
    The more we learn about our esteemed Jordanian scientists who partook in the World Science Forum last week, and their astonishing achievements, the greater our faith in the Jordanian’s ability to realise excellence and greatness.
    It is funny...
  • »Jordan, US, Russia Agree on De-Escalation Zone in Southern Syria

    Sat 11 November / Nov 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN — Jordan, the United States and Russia have agreed to set up a temporary "de-escalation zone" in southern Syria, with representatives from the three countries signing a statement of principles in Amman in this regard.
    State Minister for...
  • »Aqaba Sinks Warplane to Create Coral Reef

    Sat 11 November / Nov 2017. 12:00 AM
    AQABA —AlGhad— The Aqaba Special Economic Zone Authority (ASEZA) and the harbour authorities just concluded preparations to sink the hull of a decommissioned Royal Jordanian Airforce C-130 Hercules warplane in the Aqaba Gulf to create...
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