Local News 2 Weeks Ago
  • »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...
  • »‘Labour Monitor’ Calls for Movement against Workplace Harassment

    Sun 26 November / Nov 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— The Jordanian Labour Monitor, part of the Phoenix research centre, called for the launch of a domestic movement to counter workplace harassment yesterday, Saturday, to push for the endorsement of the International Labour...
  • »Department Uncovers 130 Children Pushed to Beg by Own Parents

    Sun 26 November / Nov 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— More than 542 women have benefited from the family services provided via the Social Services Bureau last year, according to the Social Development Ministry spokesperson, Dr Fawwaz Ratrout.
    The department also addressed...
  • »Authorities Bust Major Drug Smuggle Inbound from Syria

    Sun 26 November / Nov 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— A joint task force, led by the Anti-Narcotics Department (AND) personnel, successfully foiled a major drug smuggling attempt, inbound from Syria, leading to the arrest of one of the smugglers and the confiscation of a...
  • »Partial Solutions Will Not Suffice!

    Sat 25 November / Nov 2017. 12:00 AM
    Indeed, these are extraordinary times, the like of which we have never seen.
    Our economic crisis could not have come at a worse time, given the intensity of the regional turmoil and the fluctuations in regional alignments.
    Never has Jordan been in...
  • »Doctors Operate on Mobile Flashlight due to Blackout

    Sat 25 November / Nov 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— The medical team at the Abu Obeida Hospital in the North Jordan Valley were forced to use flashlights in order to operate on a patient with a brain tumour today, Saturday, after the hospital lost power 30 minutes into the...
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