Local News 2 Weeks Ago
  • »Crown Prince Checks on Injured Security Personnel

    Thu 7 June / Jun 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN — His Royal Highness Crown Prince Hussein bin Abdullah II, on Thursday, checked on the health condition of a number of public security and gendarmerie personnel being treated at Al Hussein Medical Center after they were injured while...
  • »PM Meets with House Speaker, Unions, Orders Salaries Cashed before End of Ramadan

    Thu 7 June / Jun 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— Newly appointed Prime Minister Dr Omar Razzaz met today, Thursday, with House Speaker Atef Tarawneh and President of the Appointed Senate Feisal Fayez, as well as members of the Unions Federation council and...
  • »Jordan Needs More Time for Reforms, Gov’t to Submit Request to IMF

    Thu 7 June / Jun 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— Official sources confirm that the government will submit a request to the International Monetary Fund (IMF) to buy more time for the scheduled reforms, which have —according to them— destabilised the country...
  • »Union Strike Encompasses Vast Participation across Capital, Governorates

    Wed 6 June / Jun 2018. 05:00 PM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— The Federation of Trade Unions’ strike today, Wednesday, has encompassed vast participation across the Capital, Amman, and governorates across the Kingdom, mainly in Jarash, Aqaba, Jordan Valley, Zarqa and Karak....
  • »Message Received

    Wed 6 June / Jun 2018. 12:00 AM
    Message received; Mulqi’s government is gone.
    Naturally, due to its detachment from the reality of the situation for Jordanians and their obliviousness to the implications of their decisions.
    If anything, this is a lesson for Dr Omar Razzaz...
  • »Back Away from the Edge

    Wed 6 June / Jun 2018. 12:00 AM
    Despite the realisation of public demands, be it the retraction of the price hikes on fuel or the resignation of the government, the protests continued.
    The appointment of a democratic, reformist figure, Omar Razzaz, as prime minister did not put...
  • »Irbid Exports Decline to USD23m in May

    Wed 6 June / Jun 2018. 12:00 AM
    IRBID — The value of Irbid's exports in May declined by 23.3 per cent reaching USD51.3 million compared to the USD67 million in the same period of last year.
    Exports of Al Hassan Industrial Zone stood at USD46 million, while the Cyber City's...
  • »Jordanian in Donetsk Reportedly Arrested for “Espionage”

    Wed 6 June / Jun 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— The department of national security in the self-proclaimed republic of Donetsk, Ukraine, announced the arrest of a Jordanian, reportedly charged of spying for the Ukrainian authorities, according to the Russia Today...
  • »Qatar Calls Allies, Arab World to Support Jordan

    Tue 5 June / Jun 2018. 12:00 AM
    CAPITALS —AlGhad— The Qatari foreign minister, Sheikh Mohammad bin Abdul Rahman Al Thani, stated today, Monday, that the entire Arab World, Jordan’s allies worldwide above all, should work to support the Kingdom’s stability....
  • »Union Bodies Withdraw Participation in Wednesday Strike

    Tue 5 June / Jun 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN — A number of professional associations, societies, commissions and unions under the umbrella of the National Coalition for Economic Institutions, late Monday, announced suspension of participation in a strike planned to be held tomorrow...
  • »Confirmed: Razzaz Entrusted to Form New Gov’t

    Tue 5 June / Jun 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— His Majesty King Abdullah II officially entrusted the task of forming the new government to former Minister of Education Dr Omar Razzaz today, Monday, following the resignation of Dr Hani Mulqi and his Cabinet on Sunday,...
  • »Everybody Wins!

    Mon 4 June / Jun 2018. 12:00 AM
    Had the events unfolding in Jordan taken place anywhere else in the Arab World, it would have ended in disaster, if not catastrophe. But Jordan has weathered a monumental turn in the midst of a regional storm, and today, everybody wins.
    There are...
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