Local News 2 Weeks Ago
  • »Protests Continue despite Gov’t Resignation

    Mon 4 June / Jun 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— Jordanians have taken to the streets for the 6th day in a row today, Monday, to protest the government’s approach on economic and political issues, including primarily the income tax amendments, despite the...
  • »The Situation from the King’s Perspective

    Mon 4 June / Jun 2018. 12:00 AM
    The government’s resignation is only the tip of the iceberg.
    It foretells an all-encompassing change to the general public approach to governance.
    A government reshuffle, indeed, will not be the end of our troubles, but it is a start, if...
  • »The King’s Message: At This Precise Moment in Time

    Mon 4 June / Jun 2018. 12:00 AM
    At every monumental turn, in the history of this country, we are confronted by the truth that our Jordan is by all measures unique.
    The protestors drew out an amazingly civilised scene across the country, and this has made all so proud. But this...
  • »King Meets with Chief Editors, Columnists, Media Directors

    Mon 4 June / Jun 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— His Majesty King Abdullah II met with the chief editors of the main local daily newspapers in Jordan today, Monday, as well as directors of official media outlets and the president of the Jordan Press Association,...
  • »PSD: 42 Gendarmerie, Police Injured in 5-day Protests Nationwide

    Mon 4 June / Jun 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— Chief of the Public Security Directorate (PSD) Maj Gen Fadel Hmoud confirmed in a statement earlier today, Monday, that 42 gendarmerie and police personnel were injured during the nationwide protests over the past five...
  • »Unions Confirm Strike on Wednesday: “We Oppose the Gov’t Approach Not Individuals”

    Mon 4 June / Jun 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— Chairman of Board of the Trade Unions Federation Ali Obous stated today, Monday, that the Unions will renew their strike on Wednesday, despite the government’s resignation earlier today.
    Obous reiterated that the...
  • »Gov’t Out, Sources Speculate Razzaz to Be Appointed Prime Minister

    Mon 4 June / Jun 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— Prime Minister Dr Hani Mulqi and his Council of Ministers have submitted their resignations to His Majesty King Abdullah II today, Monday, and Dr Omar Razzaz, minister of education up now, was appointed by the King as...
  • »Senate Recommends “Rescinding Income Tax Bill or Expediting Extraordinary Parliament Session”

    Sun 3 June / Jun 2018. 07:44 PM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— The House of Appointed Senates, presided by AP Feisal Fayez, delivered two recommendations to His Majesty King Abdullah II today, Sunday, on the current income tax bill crisis, urging the King either to rescind the income...
  • »Rally to the King!

    Sun 3 June / Jun 2018. 12:00 AM
    Everyone must rally to the King’s call.
    Be it the parliament, the government and the trade unions, indeed, a national dialogue on the income tax amendments bill must be launched, to arrive at an agreeable solution for all.
    The truth is, His...
  • »The Parody on Fourth Circle

    Sun 3 June / Jun 2018. 12:00 AM
    Beyond the repercussions and results of the ongoing “political crisis” in Jordan and everything relating to the price hikes and the income tax amendments, I think, there are far deeper aspects we must consider.
    These protests, in my...
  • »Senate President Meets with ACI on Income Tax Bill

    Sun 3 June / Jun 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN — Senate President Faisal Fayez listened to views of the Amman Chamber of Industry on the draft law amending the Income Tax Law during a meeting with the president and members of Amman Chamber of Industry.
    Fayez said that the Senate is...
  • »University Demonstrations Mark 5th Day of Protests across Jordan

    Sun 3 June / Jun 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— Students at the universities of Jordan (JU) and Mutah carried out synchronised demonstrations today, Sunday, over the government’s proposed income tax bill and the price hikes which followed, in show of support for...
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