Local News 3 Weeks Ago
  • »All Things Considered: What Not to Do in 2018!

    Wed 29 November / Nov 2017. 12:00 AM
    The issue at hand is months old. The debate around it was first led the Prime Minister Dr Hani Mulqi and State Minister for Media Affairs Mohammad Momani.
    In the meantime, the government’s economic team had been hiding away from the public...
  • »Terrorist Sentenced to 10 Years for Planning Attack against Military HVTs

    Wed 29 November / Nov 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— The national Court of State Security (CSS) sentenced a today, Wednesday, to ten years in prison for planning attacks against high value military targets (HVTs), including intelligence officers and an army airbase.
    The...
  • »Water Supply to Karak from Mojeb Dam Interrupted

    Wed 29 November / Nov 2017. 12:00 AM
    KARAK —AlGhad— The Karak Water Authority suspended the supply of drinking water to from the Mojeb dam, north of the south Jordanian governorate, due to the deterioration of the water quality, according to department director Samer...
  • »Ex-Cons Rob Schools South of Amman, Arrested

    Wed 29 November / Nov 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— The authorities arrested two ex-convicts today, Wednesday, charged with robbing two schools in Marj al-Hamam, south of Amman, according to a police source.
    The source confirmed to AlGhad that the investigation has been...
  • »King Meets US VP, Senior Officials

    Tue 28 November / Nov 2017. 06:42 PM
    WASHINGTON — His Majesty King Abdullah met on Monday with senior US administration officials, with discussions covering means to bolster Jordan’s strategic partnership with the United States, as well as current regional developments.
    At...
  • »Saudi Ambassador Praises Jordan’s Role in Counter Terrorism Effort

    Tue 28 November / Nov 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— His Highness Prince Khalid bin Feisal bin Turki bin Abdullah Al Saud, Saudi Arabia’s ambassador to Amman, made a statement today, Tuesday, praising Jordan’s role in the efforts to counter terrorism.
    He...
  • »What’s the Problem, Really?

    Mon 27 November / Nov 2017. 12:00 AM
    The entire Budget Bill needs to be torn apart and revisited, from its estimated outcomes to its assessment.
    This bill, at this particularly precise moment in time, affects not only the mundane daily life of every Jordanian, for the future of our...
  • »The Government’s Guessing Game!

    Mon 27 November / Nov 2017. 12:00 AM
    Listening to the Minister of Finance Omar Malhas addressing Parliament, one would think it’s a guessing game the government is playing with us.
    He spoke specifically about allocating some JOD171 million to cash-subsidies for Jordanians, and...
  • »Momani Delivers Speech at Islamic Military Counter Terrorism Coalition Meeting

    Mon 27 November / Nov 2017. 12:00 AM
    RIYADH — Minister of State for Media Affairs, Mohammad Momani, Sunday said the media plays a key role in fighting terrorism, stressing at the same time the need to raise awareness against the rhetoric of extremism and hatred that leads to, and...
  • »Ramtha Mayor Assailant Surrenders to Authorities

    Mon 27 November / Nov 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— The civilian who assaulted the Mayor of Ramtha, north of Jordan, around one month ago, just turned himself in earlier today, Monday morning, to the northern district’s pre-emptive police force.
    Police have...
  • »Authorities Foil Abduction Attempt by Four People

    Mon 27 November / Nov 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— The authorities foiled an attempt by four people to abduct a citizen earlier today, Monday, in Abdali, central Amman, according to a police source, who confirmed that the abductors and the abductee are currently being...
  • »Authorities Arrest at Least 21 Armed Drug Dealers in Days

    Mon 27 November / Nov 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— The Public Security Department (PSD)’s media office stated earlier today, Monday, that the Anti-Narcotics Department (AND), in cooperation with other police departments, successfully arrested numerous armed drug...
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