Local News Last Week
  • »The King’s Speech: What Changed?

    Sun 12 November / Nov 2017. 12:00 AM
    Something has changed in the King’s more recent speeches from the Throne.
    His latest, inaugurating the reconvention of Jordan’s 18th Parliament, positions the Throne at an equal distance from both the legislative and the executive...
  • »Boy Cuts Teacher with a Blade

    Sun 12 November / Nov 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— The police arrested a boy in Zarqa after he attacked a 26-year old teacher and cut him with a blade, and he
    The boy was detained and transferred to the Hussein precinct, a police source confirmed, and the teacher was...
  • »Jordan’s Superstars: The Scientists

    Sun 12 November / Nov 2017. 12:00 AM
    The more we learn about our esteemed Jordanian scientists who partook in the World Science Forum last week, and their astonishing achievements, the greater our faith in the Jordanian’s ability to realise excellence and greatness.
    It is funny...
  • »Jordan, US, Russia Agree on De-Escalation Zone in Southern Syria

    Sat 11 November / Nov 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN — Jordan, the United States and Russia have agreed to set up a temporary "de-escalation zone" in southern Syria, with representatives from the three countries signing a statement of principles in Amman in this regard.
    State Minister for...
  • »Aqaba Sinks Warplane to Create Coral Reef

    Sat 11 November / Nov 2017. 12:00 AM
    AQABA —AlGhad— The Aqaba Special Economic Zone Authority (ASEZA) and the harbour authorities just concluded preparations to sink the hull of a decommissioned Royal Jordanian Airforce C-130 Hercules warplane in the Aqaba Gulf to create...
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  • »Thank You Nayef Qusous

    Thu 9 November / Nov 2017. 12:00 AM
    Honestly, was ashamed of the fact that I had not read his works on archiving and national Jordanian history, one of Jordan’s most prominent specialists, Dr Nayef Oudeh Qusous.
    Having actually read some of his works just recently, thanks to Mr...
  • »The Government’s Mind

    Wed 8 November / Nov 2017. 12:00 AM
    Noteworthy is the fact that the 2018 Budget Bill is being prepared under exceptional domestic and regional conditions, shrouding almost every aspect of the future with ambiguity.
    It is not easy to tell what lies ahead in light of the current...
  • »Parliament to Reconvene on Sunday, MPs to Debate “Bread Subsidies”

    Wed 8 November / Nov 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— The Houses of Parliament are scheduled to reconvene next Sunday, after His Majesty King Abdullah II delivers the Speech from the Throne, announcing the  reconvention of the second ordinary term of the 18th Jordanian...
  • »Crown Prince Visits Civil Defence Department

    Wed 8 November / Nov 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— His Royal Highness Crown Prince Hussein visited the Civil Defence Department (CDD) on Wednesday to check on the CDD's readiness to deal with possible unusual weather conditions during the winter season.
    His Highness...
  • »Saudi Arabia: Where to From Here?

    Tue 7 November / Nov 2017. 12:00 AM
    Saudi Arabia has announced the detention of numerous princess, businessmen and senior officials and ministers for corruption related charges. The Lebanese Prime Ministers Saad Hariri also announced his resignation from Riyadh, something the world...
  • »The Madhouse

    Tue 7 November / Nov 2017. 12:00 AM
    A lot has happened in these last few days. So much that it is has left so many people wondering whether the prime minister of one supposedly sovereign state could be placed under house arrest in another state!
    As preposterous as it may sound, it is...
  • »World Science Forum 2017 Launches in Dead Sea

    Tue 7 November / Nov 2017. 12:00 AM
    DEAD SEA —AlGhad— The 2017 World Science Forum in Jordan, ‘Science for Peace’, launches today, Tuesday, through Saturday, November 11th, under the patronage of His Majesty King Abdullah II, bringing together the world’s...
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