Local News 2 Weeks Ago
  • »In Jordan: 61 Weekly Deaths Caused by Smoking

    Sun 10 June / Jun 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— Head of the Respiratory Diseases and ICU Departments, and Director of the King Hussein Centre’s Cancer Control Office Dr Firas Hawwari estimates around 61 smoking-related deaths occur in Jordan on a weekly basis,...
  • »King Arrives in Saudi Arabia for Makkah Quartet Summit

    Sun 10 June / Jun 2018. 12:00 AM
    JEDDAH — His Majesty King Abdullah II, accompanied by His Royal Highness Crown Prince Hussein arrived in Saudi Arabia on Sunday.
    Upon arrival at King Abdul Aziz International Airport in Jeddah, the King was welcomed by Prince Khalid Faisal...
  • »Study: Underage Marriages in Jordan Up 13%, Unrelated to Syrian Refugee Crisis

    Sun 10 June / Jun 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— A study by Tamkeen, an organisation specialised in the protection of marginalised groups, uncovered that the annual increase in Jordan’s documented cases of underage marriages has been relatively consistent, at 13...
  • »“We Appreciate Saudi’s Call to Support Jordan” — Says FM

    Sun 10 June / Jun 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— Minister of Foreign and Expatriate Affairs Ayman Safadi stated today, Sunday, during a joint press conference with the High Representative of the EU on Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Federica Mogherini, that Jordan...
  • »King Salutes “Brothers in Arms” on 19th Coronation Anniversary, Army Day and Great Arab Revolt

    Sun 10 June / Jun 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— His Majesty King Abdullah II on Sunday congratulated the personnel of the Jordan Armed Force on Army Day, June 10, via Twitter, as well as on the occasion of the 102nd anniversary of the Great Arab Revolt, and the 19th...
  • »Positive Signs

    Sat 9 June / Jun 2018. 12:00 AM
    There are several positive signs in these past few days, to give hope to Jordanians that things may be better soon enough, and none of these signs is to be taken lightly.
    First, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) announced that the second review...
  • »King to Partake in Makkah Meeting on Aiding Jordan

    Sat 9 June / Jun 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN — His Majesty King Abdullah II, accompanied by His Royal Highness Crown Prince Hussein, will take part in a meeting in Makkah tomorrow called for by Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdul Aziz.
    The meeting, which...
  • »Eid al Fitr Holiday Announced Friday through Monday

    Sat 9 June / Jun 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN — All Government ministries and public institutions will be closed for four days, from June 15 to 18, for the Eid Al Fitr holiday marking the end of the fasting month of Ramadan, according to a statement issued today by the prime...
  • »King Abdullah Receives EU Foreign Policy Chief Mogherini

    Sat 9 June / Jun 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— His Majesty King Abdullah II received EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Federica Mogherini in Amman earlier today, Saturday, to discuss Jordan’s strategic partnership with the European...
  • »Temperatures Soar above Seasonal Average

    Sat 9 June / Jun 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN — Temperatures are expected to rise above their annual average for this time of year, as moderate weather conditions are forecast in the hilly areas, with north-westerly moderate winds picking up in the afternoon hours, the Jordan...
Local News 3 Weeks Ago
  • »IMF Welcomes King’s Call for National Dialogue to Address Economic Challenges

    Thu 7 June / Jun 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN — International Monetary Fund's spokesperson Gerry Rice welcomed His Majesty King Abdullah's call for a national dialogue to address economic challenges facing the Kingdom and said it is a very positive step forward.
    He said in a...
  • »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...
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