Local News Last Week
  • »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...
  • »Gov’t to Ratify Assignment of New Israeli Ambassador

    Sun 11 March / Mar 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— An informed official source confirmed to AlGhad yesterday, Saturday, that the diplomatic process for the ratification of the assignment of the new Israeli Ambassador to Amman is currently underway by the Ministry of...
  • »Authorities, Army Foil Ammunition, Drug Smuggle from Syria

    Sun 11 March / Mar 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— A joint Public Security Directorate (PSD) and Jordan Armed Forces —Arab Army operation has led to the interception of a significantly large ammunition and drug smuggling attempt, inbound from Syria, during the past...
  • »Suspect in Girl Rape, Murder Case Sets Himself on Fire in Prison

    Sun 11 March / Mar 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— A suspect in the custody of the police, charged with the murder and rape of a girl in Wadi Shuaib, two years ago, set himself on fire today, Sunday, according to a police source, but has survived so far.
    The detainee has...
  • »Are the Youth Even Listening to You?

    Sat 10 March / Mar 2018. 12:00 AM
    The most important question today is: What is the point of Prime Minister Dr Hani Mulqi’s recent meet with, with 130 Jordanian youths, representing 189 youth centres? What benefit comes from the forum, organised by the Ministry of Youth, on...
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