Local News Last Week
  • »Shiekh Prohibited from Speaking at Friday Sermons for Going off Script on ‘Poverty’

    Tue 13 February / Feb 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— The Ministry of Awqaf and Religious Endowments has prohibited Sheikh Yousef Momani, in Ajloun, north of Jordan, from speaking at any more Friday Sermons, after he went off script last Friday.
    Momani told AlGhad today,...
  • »MPs to Vote on Motion to Withdraw Confidence Sunday

    Tue 13 February / Feb 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— House of Representatives Speaker Atef Tarawneh confirmed today, Tuesday, that the members of the House will vote on the Reform Bloc’s motion to withdraw confidence next Sunday.
    The Speaker said today that the House...
  • »Police Arrest 6 Fugitives in Irbid

    Tue 13 February / Feb 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— Authorities arrested six fugitives during a security campaign in Irbid earlier today, Tuesday, a police source confirmed to AlGhad.
    One of the detainees is wanted for 22 different counts.
    The fugitives are currently in...
  • »Prime Minister Meets UN Refugee Commissioner

    Tue 13 February / Feb 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN — Prime Minister Dr Hani Mulqi received at his Prime Ministry's office on Tuesday the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), Filippo Grandi, and his accompanying delegation.
    During talks, the premier discussed with the...
  • »The Reality of Poverty in Jordan

    Mon 12 February / Feb 2018. 10:26 PM
    The official poverty count in Jordan has been undisclosed for years now.
    Surely, the government did not withhold this piece of information because the number of impoverished Jordanian has decline, on contraire. It is not like the poverty count in...
  • »Police Foil Robbery Schemes; 4 Arrested in Amman

    Mon 12 February / Feb 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— Police foiled a plan to rob a number of pharmacies and shops across Amman and arrested four of the schemers when a police vehicle intercepted their car under suspicious circumstances, a police source uncovered to AlGhad....
  • »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...
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