Local News 3 Weeks Ago
  • »Gov’t Not Looking for Approval — Momani

    Thu 2 November / Nov 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— State Minister for Media Affairs Dr Mohammad Momani said during the weekly interview at the Jordanian Television today, Thursday, that the government is not looking for approval or popularity.
    Otherwise, the government...
  • »Rates are Dropping…

    Wed 1 November / Nov 2017. 12:00 AM
    At this point, the government’s approval rates have never been lower, even when compared to previous governments.
    Obviously, the results of the public opinion survey by the Jordan University’s Strategic Studies Centre did not come as a...
  • »King Receives Kazakh President Nazarbayev Prize “on Behalf of All Jordanians”

    Wed 1 November / Nov 2017. 12:00 AM
    ASTANA —AlGhad— His Majesty King Abdullah II returned to Jordan today, Wednesday, after meeting with Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev and officials in Astana on forging closer bilateral ties between the two countries, during which...
  • »JUST Offers Scholarships for PhD Students

    Wed 1 November / Nov 2017. 12:00 AM
    RAMTHA —AlGhad— President of the Jordan University for Science and Technology (JUST) Professor Omar Jarrah told AlGhad that the university will offer fee exemptions and monthly scholarships to high achieving PhD students.
    The...
  • »Study: 41% of Jordanians Believe the Country is on Right Track

    Wed 1 November / Nov 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— An opinion survey by Strategic Studies Centre at the University of Jordan (JU), published earlier today, Wednesday, shows that only 41 per cent of Jordanians believe that the Country is on the right track.
    The remaining...
  • »PM Says New City Not Meant to Be New Capital

    Tue 31 October / Oct 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN — Prime Minister Hani Mulqi on Tuesday said that the new city proposed to built outside Amman is not meant to be a new capital but a major investment that will be executed through the public-private partnership (PPP) model of "build,...
  • »Authorities Release Cartoonist Emad Hajjaj

    Tue 31 October / Oct 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— The Attorney General decided to release the Jordanian cartoonist Emad Hajjaj today, Tuesday, after a citizen filed a complaint against him, for depicting Jesus Christ in a cartoon he drew not long ago.
    The cartoon...
  • »Police Drill at the Roman Theatre in Amman

    Tue 31 October / Oct 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— The Public Security Directorate (PSD) held a drill at the Roman Theatre in Amman earlier today, Tuesday, according to a police source.
    The source confirmed to AlGhad that while the drill did tackle a number of...
  • »What Went Wrong?!

    Mon 30 October / Oct 2017. 12:00 AM
    Rumours leave no place for optimism when it comes to new ideas. Especially the government’s idea of a fresh new start.
    In truth, there is a real chance for us here to start over, so to speak, with an all new city, a New Amman, which is not...
  • »Cartoonist Emad Hajjaj Investigated for Controversial Cartoon

    Mon 30 October / Oct 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— The Criminal Investigations Department (CID) in Amman called in Jordanian cartoonist Emad Hajjaj today, Monday, for an interview over what seems to be a “contempt of religion” complaint filed by a citizen....
  • »Authorities Apprehend Dangerous Fugitives in Amman

    Mon 30 October / Oct 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad—  Personnel with the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) arrested two fugitives in Downtown Amman, one of them classified extremely dangerous, a police source confirmed to AlGhad.
    A CID taskforce raided a house in...
  • »King Travels to Kazakhstan on Official Business

    Mon 30 October / Oct 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— His Majesty King Abdullah II is leaving Jordan tomorrow, Tuesday, on an official visit to Kazakhstan to meet with the Kazakh President Noor Sultan Nizar Bayev, to discuss reinforcing ties and developments regionally and...
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