Local News Last Week
  • »No Women Allowed inside Shop in Madaba

    Sat 4 November / Nov 2017. 12:00 AM
    MADABA —AlGhad— A supermarket in Madaba, South of Amman, put up signs today, Saturday, prohibiting women of any age from entering the shop, allowing only men, 18 of age and above, to enter.
    When asked about it, the shop-owner told...
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  • »A Tale of Perseverance: Al Mutasem Billah

    Thu 2 November / Nov 2017. 12:00 AM
    Third year undergrad, Al Mutasem Billah Abu Mahfouz, is majoring in software engineering at the Zarqa Private University.
    He was born with a type of cerebral paralysis that would have otherwise hindered his progress. But with the help of his...
  • »Israeli “Shabak” Says No Trial for Killer Diplomat

    Thu 2 November / Nov 2017. 12:00 AM
    CAPITALS —AlGhad— The Second Israeli Channel said today, Thursday, that the Israeli security agency, Shabak, has concluded early on that the Israeli guard, who killed two Jordanians at the Embassy in Amman, one of them underage, will not...
  • »Police Investigate into Suspected Suicide

    Thu 2 November / Nov 2017. 12:00 AM
    MAAN —AlGhad— Authorities have launched an investigation into the death of a citizen in Maan, south of Jordan, in what the police suspect to be a case of suicide, a source confirmed to AlGhad.
    The deceased is suspected to have pulled...
  • »Gov’t Not Looking for Approval — Momani

    Thu 2 November / Nov 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— State Minister for Media Affairs Dr Mohammad Momani said during the weekly interview at the Jordanian Television today, Thursday, that the government is not looking for approval or popularity.
    Otherwise, the government...
  • »Rates are Dropping…

    Wed 1 November / Nov 2017. 12:00 AM
    At this point, the government’s approval rates have never been lower, even when compared to previous governments.
    Obviously, the results of the public opinion survey by the Jordan University’s Strategic Studies Centre did not come as a...
  • »King Receives Kazakh President Nazarbayev Prize “on Behalf of All Jordanians”

    Wed 1 November / Nov 2017. 12:00 AM
    ASTANA —AlGhad— His Majesty King Abdullah II returned to Jordan today, Wednesday, after meeting with Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev and officials in Astana on forging closer bilateral ties between the two countries, during which...
  • »JUST Offers Scholarships for PhD Students

    Wed 1 November / Nov 2017. 12:00 AM
    RAMTHA —AlGhad— President of the Jordan University for Science and Technology (JUST) Professor Omar Jarrah told AlGhad that the university will offer fee exemptions and monthly scholarships to high achieving PhD students.
    The...
  • »Study: 41% of Jordanians Believe the Country is on Right Track

    Wed 1 November / Nov 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— An opinion survey by Strategic Studies Centre at the University of Jordan (JU), published earlier today, Wednesday, shows that only 41 per cent of Jordanians believe that the Country is on the right track.
    The remaining...
  • »PM Says New City Not Meant to Be New Capital

    Tue 31 October / Oct 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN — Prime Minister Hani Mulqi on Tuesday said that the new city proposed to built outside Amman is not meant to be a new capital but a major investment that will be executed through the public-private partnership (PPP) model of "build,...
  • »Authorities Release Cartoonist Emad Hajjaj

    Tue 31 October / Oct 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— The Attorney General decided to release the Jordanian cartoonist Emad Hajjaj today, Tuesday, after a citizen filed a complaint against him, for depicting Jesus Christ in a cartoon he drew not long ago.
    The cartoon...
  • »Police Drill at the Roman Theatre in Amman

    Tue 31 October / Oct 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— The Public Security Directorate (PSD) held a drill at the Roman Theatre in Amman earlier today, Tuesday, according to a police source.
    The source confirmed to AlGhad that while the drill did tackle a number of...
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