Local News Last Week
  • »Experts Warn of Water Shortages in Summer of 2018

    Sat 10 March / Mar 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— Water experts warn that there will be a shortage in the Kingdom’s summer supply of water, due to the decline in rainfall so far into the Winter, as reservoirs and dams have filled up no more than 40 per cent of their...
  • »Relatively Cold Days, Foggy Nights Forecasted

    Sat 10 March / Mar 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— Temperatures remain below seasonal average by 3-4 degrees Celsius both today, Saturday, and tomorrow, as it well be colder still in the heights and relatively pleasant in the Jordan Valley area, according to the Arabia...
  • »FM Safadi to Partake in UNRWA Support Conference

    Sat 10 March / Mar 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— Foreign Minister Ayman Safadi is scheduled to partake in an UNRWA support conference to be held in Rome, Italy, later this month, called for by Jordan, to boost financial and political support for the UN agency.
Local News 2 Weeks Ago
  • »Occupation Troops Push Deep into Gaza Besieged Enclave

    Thu 8 March / Mar 2018. 12:00 AM
    GAZA — Israeli occupation armoured vehicles, including military bulldozers early Thursday invaded Palestinian lands east of al-Qarara town, near Khan Younis in the southern part of the Gaza Strip.
    Palestinian sources said that Israeli forces...
  • »Jordan, UK Discuss Higher Education Cooperation

    Thu 8 March / Mar 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN — Secretary General of the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research, Ahed Wahadneh, Thursday discussed with a delegation from the British Queen's University Belfast, holding joint workshops on linking industry with teaching...
  • »King, Queen to Visit Netherlands on Official Business Later this Month

    Thu 8 March / Mar 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— Their Majesties King Abdullah II and Queen Rania were invited by King Willem-Alexander of the Netherlands to visit the Netherlands on the 19th of March, to discuss strengthening ties and cooperation, and to meet with the...
  • »Lawyers Call to Boycott ‘SSC’ over Expression Rights, Political Detainees

    Thu 8 March / Mar 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— The Jordan Bar Association called today, Thursday, to boycott the Court of State Security (SSC) and its Attorney General’s office to protest the detention of political activists and expression defendants and their...
  • »Authorities Arrest 10 in Drug Cases, Smuggle Attempt Foiled in Zarqa

    Thu 8 March / Mar 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— The Anti-Narcotics Department (AND) foiled an attempt to smuggle a considerable amount of narcotic pills in Zarqa today, Thursday, and arrested the three individuals involved, a police source confirmed, in addition to...
  • »Jordanian Women are the Pillars of Society: King on Int’l Women’s Day

    Thu 8 March / Mar 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— His Majesty King Abdullah II, on the occasion of the International Women’s Day today, Thursday, commended Jordanian women for their role as “the pillars of society” and their dedication and contribution...
  • »Officials Immunity Revoked before Anti-Graft Commission, but not GA

    Wed 7 March / Mar 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— The Judicial Council stated yesterday, Tuesday, that the immunity extended to ministers, as well as elected and appointed members of parliaments, will no longer stand in the proceedings of the Integrity and the...
  • »Itihad Bank Robber Sentenced to 15 Years in Prison

    Wed 7 March / Mar 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— The Court of State Security sentenced the defendant in the Itihad Bank robbery case to 15 years in prison and cleared both his siblings as well as his friend of all charges.
    The robber was found guilty on the charges of...
  • »Army Foil Infiltration Attempt, Massive Drug Smuggle

    Wed 7 March / Mar 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— The Jordan Armed Forces —Arab Army, in cooperation with the Anti-Narcotics Department (AND) and Military Police, foiled an attempt Tuesday evening to smuggle a massive quantity of drugs through the northern border...
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