Local News Last Week
  • »King Condoles Saudi Monarch over the Death of Prince Mansour Bin Meqrin

    Mon 6 November / Nov 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN — His Majesty King Abdullah II, Monday, sent a cable to the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman Bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, condoling him over the death of Prince Mansour bin Meqrin bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, Deputy Governor of Asir...
  • »Authorities Seize 220k Pills in Drug Raids

    Mon 6 November / Nov 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— Personnel with the Anti-Narcotics Department (AND) foiled multiple drug operations in the south of Amman and arrested six people involved in two drug smuggling and trafficking cases, with some 220 thousand narcotic pills...
  • »His Majesty, President of Hungary Hold Talks

    Mon 6 November / Nov 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— His Majesty King Abdullah II and visiting Hungarian President Janos Ader met earlier today, Monday, at the Husseiniya Palace in Amman, and held talks on strengthening bilateral ties and current developments in the regional...
  • »Commitment to Failure!

    Sun 5 November / Nov 2017. 12:00 AM
    Diplomats in Jordan are taken by the scale of the paradox, between Jordan’s size and relative tranquillity on one hand, and the complexity of the regional situation on the other. They know the real gravity of the situation and the criticality...
  • »A Busy Night for Saudi!

    Sun 5 November / Nov 2017. 12:00 AM
    For the last two days, Saudi Arabia has been the centre of world events and the focus of global attention.
    In just one day, Riyadh has seen three major developments; the resignation of Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri from the Saudi capital, the...
  • »Gov’t Announces Phase One of “New City” Project

    Sun 5 November / Nov 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN — The government on Sunday officially announced a landmark national project to establish a new city outside Amman in a bid to find drastic solutions to rising population density and traffic congestions in Amman and Zarqa in addition to...
  • »Army Foils Infiltration, Drug Smuggling Attempt

    Sun 5 November / Nov 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— Border Guards on the northern frontier, in coordination with the Anti-Narcotics Department (AND) and Military Security, foiled an attempt to smuggle in large quantities of narcotics through the border with Syria, a source...
  • »Youth Threatens Suicide in Impoverished Jordan Valley Town

    Sun 5 November / Nov 2017. 12:00 AM
    JORDAN VALLEY —AlGhad— A young man, in his twenties, climbed a telecomm tower in the North Jordan Valley town of Musharea, with the intention to commit suicide, according to eye witnesses.
    All he wants is a job and a television,...
  • »The Figures Say it All!

    Sat 4 November / Nov 2017. 12:00 AM
    The figures AlGhad publish every so often illustrating the widening difference between incomes and spending patterns per household are crucial to understanding the general situation.
    It shows not only that deficit in many Jordanian households is...
  • »Hungarian President to Pay Official Visit to Jordan

    Sat 4 November / Nov 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN — Hungarian President Janos Ader, will begin an official visit to Jordan on Sunday, along with his wife, during which he will meet with His Majesty King Abdullah II to discuss boosting bilateral cooperation and developments in the...
  • »Protecting Jerusalem Islamic, Christian Holy Sites "Royal Priority" — Razzaz

    Sat 4 November / Nov 2017. 12:00 AM
    PARIS — Minister of Education and Head of the Jordan National Commission for Education, Culture and Science, Omar Razzaz, said Jerusalem is a priority for His Majesty King Abdullah II in his capacity as custodian of the Islamic and Christian...
  • »King Receives Indonesia's Counterterrorism Agency Chief

    Sat 4 November / Nov 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN — His Majesty King Abdullah II, on Tuesday, met with Indonesia's National Counterterrorism Agency (BNPT) Chief Suhardi Alius, on ways to enhance cooperation between Jordan and Indonesia, especially in security areas.
    The meeting also...
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