Local News 3 Weeks Ago
  • »Defendant Members of Terrorist Cells ‘15’, ‘17’ Deny Charges

    Mon 2 April / Apr 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— Defendants in the case involving members of terrorist cells ‘15’ and ‘17’ have entered a plea of “not guilty” earlier today, Monday, denying all of their charges.
    The defendants stand...
  • »US Congress Ups Jordan Aid to USD1.525b in 2018

    Sun 1 April / Apr 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— The US congress has agreed yesterday, Saturday, to boost annual aid to Jordan by USD225 million in 2018, according to both the Ministry of Planning and International Cooperation and the US Embassy in Amman.
    Compared to...
  • »Jordan-Turkey to Resume Trade Agreement on 3 Conditions

    Sun 1 April / Apr 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— After suspending the Free Trade Agreement (FTA) with Turkey earlier this year, the government today, Sunday, submitted to the Turkish authorities its three main conditions for resuming free trade with Turkey, according to...
  • »Bank Robber Busted at QAIA with Money, Gun Still on Him

    Sun 1 April / Apr 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— Authorities arrested the fugitive who reportedly robbed the Islamic International Arab Bank in West Amman earlier today, Sunday, and stole JOD60 thousand at gun point, a police source confirmed.
    He was apprehended while trying to leave...
  • »Parliament Condemns Aggression against Palestinian Protesters

    Sun 1 April / Apr 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN — The Senate and the Lower House of Parliament condemned the brutal Israeli attacks on Palestinians last Friday while marching near Gaza's border with Israel in a major demonstration marking the anniversary of Land Day.
    In a joint...
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  • »Authorities Retrieve 300 Artefacts Confiscated in Israel

    Thu 29 March / Mar 2018. 01:00 AM
    IRBID —AlGhad— Deputy President of the Yarmouk University for Academic Affairs, Dr Zyad Saad, that the negotiations with the Israeli authorities, launched in 2010, have resulted in the retrieval of 300 historical artefacts, out of 1,000...
  • »Gov’t Announcements Official Easter Holiday for Christians

    Thu 29 March / Mar 2018. 01:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— Ahead of Easter and Palm Sunday, the government announced a holiday for Christian employees of both the private and public sectors next week on Sunday, April 1st, and the week after, Sunday 8th of April, through Monday,...
  • »Labour Protests Down 20.4% in 2017, 72.5% of Protests outside Association Framework

    Thu 29 March / Mar 2018. 01:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— The labour protests annual report for the year 2017 shows there have been 229 protests carried out throughout the year, compared to 288 labour protests in 2016, indicating a 20.4 per cent decline.
    Meanwhile, the report...
  • »AP Promises to Follow Up on Farmers Demands until Tax Retracted

    Thu 29 March / Mar 2018. 01:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— Chairman of the House of Appointed Senate Agriculture and Water Committee AP Marwan Hmoud pledged during a meeting with the Farmers defence committee yesterday, Wednesday, that he will keep pushing for their demands to...
  • »Jordan Switches to Summertime (Daylight Saving) at Midnight

    Thu 29 March / Mar 2018. 01:00 AM
    AMMAN —Jordan will switch to summertime (Daylight Saving Time) on Friday, March 30th, 2018.
    Clocks will be set forward by 60 minutes as of midnight Thursday, March 29, making the Kingdom three hours ahead of the Greenwich Mean Time (GMT+3)....
  • »Schools in Maan, Aqaba, Southern Badia Suspended Due to Bad Weather

    Thu 29 March / Mar 2018. 01:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— Director of the Aqaba Education Department Dr Khaled Thunaibat announced suspending schools today, Thursday, in Aqaba, as did the directors of the Southern Badia District and Maan Departments, due to bad weather...
  • »King Leaves on Private Visit

    Wed 28 March / Mar 2018. 01:00 AM
    AMMAN — His Majesty King Abdullah II left Amman on Wednesday on a private visit.
    HRH Prince Faisal bin Al-Hussein was sworn in as Regent in the presence of Cabinet members.
    (Petra)
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