Local News Last Week
  • »Riots in Irbid as Authorities Clear Street Vendors

    Mon 12 February / Feb 2018. 12:00 AM
    IRBID —AlGhad— Riots broke out in Husun, in the Bani Obeid province of Irbid, a north Jordanian governorate, earlier today, Monday, when Greater Irbid Municipality personnel removed numerous street vendors from the marketplace.
    Several...
  • »Elderly Found Dead in Aqaba, Killer Arrested

    Mon 12 February / Feb 2018. 12:00 AM
    AQABA —AlGhad— Police found the body of an elderly citizen on the side of a public street earlier today, Monday, in Aqaba, south of Jordan, and arrested the killer in record time this evening, a police source confirmed.
    The murderer...
  • »Police Arrest Extremely Dangerous Criminal Northern Badia

    Mon 12 February / Feb 2018. 12:00 AM
    MAFRAQ —AlGhad— Police arrested a fugitive, categorised as extremely dangerous, earlier today, Monday, in the Northern Badia province, found in possession of a quantity of narcotics and a firearm, a police source informed AlGhad.
    The...
  • »King Visits Air Force Command

    Mon 12 February / Feb 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— His Majesty King Abdullah II, the Supreme Commander of the Jordan Armed Forces-Arab Army, on Monday, visited the Royal Jordanian Air Force (RJAF) Command, where he was received by the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff,...
  • »Russo-Jordanian Summit in Moscow Thursday

    Mon 12 February / Feb 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— His Majesty King Abdullah II will meet with Russian President, Vladimir Putin, during an official visit to Russia, on Thursday, to address bilateral ties and relations and the latest regional and international...
  • »Speculating the Robberies!

    Sun 11 February / Feb 2018. 12:00 AM
    In less than 30 days, 15 armed robberies have taken place in Jordan, as far as we know at AlGhad. The robbers targeting banks, shops and pharmacies, and they were all arrested, except for one of the bank robbers, still at large.
    Security-wise, it...
  • »King Receives Bishop of Evangelical Lutheran Church in Jordan and Palestine

    Sun 11 February / Feb 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN — His Majesty King Abdullah II on Sunday said that Jordan would continue its historical role in protecting Islamic and Christian places in Jerusalem out of the Hashemite custodianship over these sanctities.
    Receiving the Bishop of the...
  • »The Fund’s Inexplicable Indifference

    Sat 10 February / Feb 2018. 12:00 AM
    After everything the government did, all the price hikes that followed for more than 160 commodities and services up, now comes the International Monetary Fund (IMF) telling us it is not enough.
    Meanwhile, to us, Jordanians, the government crossed...
  • »Tawjihi Results to Be Announced Next Saturday

    Sat 10 February / Feb 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN — The Ministry of Education will announce results of the General Secondary Education Certificate Examination’s (Tawjihi) winter session on Saturday, February 17, 2018.
    Minister of Education Omar Razzaz will hold a press conference...
  • »King Returns Home, Meets with Indian Prime Minister in Amman

    Sat 10 February / Feb 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— His Majesty King Abdullah II arrived home yesterday, Friday, after an official trip to the United Arab Emirates and Pakistan, during which he met with UAE and Pakistani heads of states and top ranking officials.
    Earlier...
  • »Gendarmerie Director Meets Figureheads of Karak, Jordan South

    Sat 10 February / Feb 2018. 12:00 AM
    KARAK —AlGhad— Director of the Central Gendarmerie Command Maj Gen Hussein Hawatmeh visited the south Jordanian governorate of Karak today, Saturday, and met with its figureheads to discuss the ongoing protests over the last two days....
  • »Emergency Units Respond to Debris Crash in Irbid

    Sat 10 February / Feb 2018. 12:00 AM
    IRBID —AlGhad— Emergency units set up a perimeter around the crash site of what seems to be either part of a plane or a missile in the town of Malka, in Irbid, a north Jordanian government near the border with Syria.
    No injuries or...
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