Local News 2 Weeks Ago
  • »Qatar Calls Allies, Arab World to Support Jordan

    Tue 5 June / Jun 2018. 12:00 AM
    CAPITALS —AlGhad— The Qatari foreign minister, Sheikh Mohammad bin Abdul Rahman Al Thani, stated today, Monday, that the entire Arab World, Jordan’s allies worldwide above all, should work to support the Kingdom’s stability....
  • »Union Bodies Withdraw Participation in Wednesday Strike

    Tue 5 June / Jun 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN — A number of professional associations, societies, commissions and unions under the umbrella of the National Coalition for Economic Institutions, late Monday, announced suspension of participation in a strike planned to be held tomorrow...
  • »Confirmed: Razzaz Entrusted to Form New Gov’t

    Tue 5 June / Jun 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— His Majesty King Abdullah II officially entrusted the task of forming the new government to former Minister of Education Dr Omar Razzaz today, Monday, following the resignation of Dr Hani Mulqi and his Cabinet on Sunday,...
  • »Everybody Wins!

    Mon 4 June / Jun 2018. 12:00 AM
    Had the events unfolding in Jordan taken place anywhere else in the Arab World, it would have ended in disaster, if not catastrophe. But Jordan has weathered a monumental turn in the midst of a regional storm, and today, everybody wins.
    There are...
  • »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...
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