Local News Last Week
  • »‘Yarmouk’ Suspends 5 Employees on Corruption Suspicions, Referred to Anti-Graft Commission

    Tue 13 March / Mar 2018. 12:00 AM
    IRBID —AlGhad— The Yarmouk University in Irbid suspended five of its employees today, Tuesday, until further notice, and referred them to the Integrity and Anti-Corruption Commission for suspected corruption charges.
    According to an...
  • »NCHR Calls Out ‘Unconstitutional’ Protests, Highlights Police, Officials Violations of Human Rights

    Tue 13 March / Mar 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— The National Centre for Human Rights (NCHR) issued its report today, Tuesday, on the recent protests and the authorities’ methods of dealing with them, highlighting violations by the police and officials, as well as...
  • »A New Parliament and ‘Salvation’ Government

    Mon 12 March / Mar 2018. 12:00 AM
    Without a clear separation between reality and slogans, the movement in the street is meaningless. Any valuable aspiration for change must base on realistic assessments of the limitations and capacities for reform.
    Otherwise, it’s pointless....
  • »Reintroducing Programmatic Agendas: MPs Take Initiative

    Mon 12 March / Mar 2018. 12:00 AM
    The relaunch of the Parliamentary Initiative only reaffirms that the idea is still alive and that it is applicable, so long as it is based on principles and programmatic proposals, something we are missing a lot in times of late.
    The absence of...
  • »Healthy Living: 8 Ways to Support Someone Dealing with A Health Crisis

    Mon 12 March / Mar 2018. 12:00 AM
    When someone you love falls ill, gets in an accident or receives a scary health diagnosis, it’s never easy. In fact, it may be the hardest thing you’ll ever have to face. Unfortunately, it’s also inevitable that we’ll all...
  • »Authorities Arrest Drug Dealers, Quantities of Narcotics and Cocaine Confiscated

    Mon 12 March / Mar 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— The Anti-Narcotics Department (AND) arrested two drug dealers over the last few days, and confiscated quantities of cocaine, Hashish and narcotic pills from two separate raids, a police source confirmed to AlGhad.
  • »Youth Electrocuted to Death in Amman

    Mon 12 March / Mar 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— A 16-year-old youth was electrocuted to death inside his parents’ house in Nauor, south of Amman, a Civil Defence Department (CDD) statement said.
    He died instantly, according to the statement, and was transported...
  • »King Visits Public Security Directorate

    Mon 12 March / Mar 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN — His Majesty King Abdullah II, the Supreme Commander of the Jordan Armed Forces, visited the Public Security Department (PSD) headquarters on Monday and met its Director General Maj Gen Fadel Hmoud.
    During the meeting, the King...
  • »King, Palestinian President Hold Talks on Peace Process

    Mon 12 March / Mar 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN — His Majesty King Abdullah II and Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas held talks Monday on the latest developments of the Palestinian cause and current efforts to push the peace process forward.
    During the meeting, held at the...
  • »On Powerful Leaders…

    Mon 12 March / Mar 2018. 12:00 AM
    I cannot imagine a future Russia without President Vladimir Putin.
    The country’s entire resurgence as a major power is tied to the arrival of Putin to power, 18 years ago.
    In the upcoming elections, just a few days from now, Putin is most...
  • »King Accepts Credentials of Ambassadors

    Sun 11 March / Mar 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN — His Majesty King Abdullah on Sunday accepted credentials of a number of newly-appointed ambassadors to Jordan during an official ceremony at the Royal Court.
    King Abdullah accepted credentials of Ambassador Ahmed Ben Yousef Al-Ruwaie...
  • »Farmers Warn Taxing Produce Fatal to Sector as Protest Enters 23rd Day

    Sun 11 March / Mar 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— The farmers’ protest in front of Parliament in Amman enters its 23rd day today, Sunday, as the government has yet to publically recognise the farmers’ demands or agree to meet them.
    The farmers committee...
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