Local News Last Week
  • »Another Palestinian Entitlement Gone

    Wed 14 March / Mar 2018. 11:23 PM
    Seven decades the UNRWA has been dedicating its power to helping millions of Palestinian refugees, and all of a sudden, today, the Agency finds itself facing an existentially definitive situation.
    If the UNRWA is decommissioned, then a catastrophe...
  • »US and the World Post-Tillerson

    Wed 14 March / Mar 2018. 11:21 PM
    Within a year, US President Donald Trump has replaced most of his advisors and ranking officials in his administration.
    However, perhaps the most fundamental replacement took place yesterday, when Trump removed Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and...
  • »House Worker Hung Dead inside Recruitment Office, Police Say Suicide

    Wed 14 March / Mar 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— A house worker from Bangladesh was found dead earlier today, Wednesday, hanging inside the foreign labour recruitment office in Suweifieh, West Amman, a police source said and confirmed that preliminary evidence indicate...
  • »Teen Shot in North Amman, Hospitalised in Critical Conditions

    Wed 14 March / Mar 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— A 17-year-old was shot dead today, Wednesday, north of Amman, a police source confirmed to AlGhad.
    The victim was taken to the Abu Nusair medical centre before he was transferred to the Prince Hussein Hospital in Ain al...
  • »King Receives Greek Parliament Speaker

    Wed 14 March / Mar 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— His Majesty King Abdullah II received the Speaker of the Hellenic Parliament Nikos Voutsis at the Husseiniya Palace in Amman today, Wednesday, to discuss furthering cooperation in the legislative and economic fields and...
  • »PM Meets with Egyptian President

    Wed 14 March / Mar 2018. 12:00 AM
    CAIRO — Prime Minister Hani Mulqi on Tuesday met with Egyptian President Abdul Fattah Sisi and discussed with him ways to cement ties between Jordan and Egypt, especially in economic spheres, as well as a number of Middle East issues.
  • »Ministry, UNESCO Strategic Plan to Develop Education System

    Wed 14 March / Mar 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— The Ministry of Education and the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) announced the launch of a joint strategic plan for the development of the education system in Jordan yesterday,...
  • »Officials and the Media

    Tue 13 March / Mar 2018. 12:00 AM
    One of the most fatal mistakes officials make, particularly ministers and high ranking officers, is to dismiss the importance of media messages and communication with the people.
    Officials have to explain government policies to the people,...
  • »Facts We Must Face: An Economic Reality We Cannot Escape

    Tue 13 March / Mar 2018. 12:00 AM
    The government has made a bundle of decisions that are supposed to encourage foreign expats in Jordan to invest here, including residents with temporary passports and identifications. Also, the decisions tackle revitalising inbound medical tourism...
  • »Trump Sacks Tillerson as Secretary of State, Appoints Pompeo

    Tue 13 March / Mar 2018. 12:00 AM
    US President Donald Trump has sacked Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, replacing him with the director of the CIA, Mike Pompeo.
    Thanking Mr Tillerson for his service on Twitter, Mr Trump said the new state secretary would do "a fantastic job".
  • »King Abdullah Receives UAE Foreign Minister

    Tue 13 March / Mar 2018. 12:00 AM
    CAPITALS — His Majesty King Abdullah II on Tuesday received Minister of Foreign Affairs of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) His Highness Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Nahyan, and discussed with him bilateral ties and the latest developments in the...
  • »Authorities Arrest 10 Fugitives, Drugs, Arms Confiscated

    Tue 13 March / Mar 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— The Anti-Narcotics Department (AND) carried out several raids south of Amman today, Tuesday, and arrested 10 individuals, found in possession of drugs and firearms, a police source confirmed.
    Quantities of drugs and...
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