Local News 3 Weeks Ago
  • »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)
  • »FM Meets European Neighbourhood Commissioner

    Wed 28 March / Mar 2018. 01:00 AM
    AMMAN — Minister of Foreign and Expatriates Affairs, Ayman Safadi, and Commissioner of the European Neighbourhood Policy and Enlargement Negotiations, Johannes Hahn, on Wednesday, discussed ways to expand cooperation between Jordan and the...
  • »Authorities Bust 16 Fugitives in Series of Drug Raids

    Wed 28 March / Mar 2018. 01:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— Anti-Narcotics Department (AND) operatives arrested 16 fugitives and suspects in a series of drug raids, south of Amman, carried out early today, Monday, according to a police source.
    Quantities of drugs and three weapons...
  • »US Reaffirms Support to Jordan, Saudi and Egypt, No Plans to Relocate US Airbase in Qatar: Gen Votel

    Wed 28 March / Mar 2018. 01:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— Commander of the United States Army Central Command Gen Joseph Votel stated today, Wednesday, that there are currently no plans to relocate the Udeid US airbase, southwest of Doha, in Qatar, to Turkey.
    He reaffirmed US...
  • »Spain's Order of Civil Merit Granted to Senator Judeh

    Wed 28 March / Mar 2018. 01:00 AM
    AMMAN — His Majesty King Felipe VI of Spain awarded senator Nasser Judeh the Order of Civil Merit with the rank of Commander Knight in recognition of his role and efforts in promoting relations between the two kingdoms during his eight-year...
  • »State Security Court Rules on 13 Terrorism Cases

    Wed 28 March / Mar 2018. 01:00 AM
    AMMAN — The State Security Court (SSC) on Wednesday held public hearings and issued 13 rulings in cases linked to promotion of terrorist groups' ideology, attempts to join them, and plotting to carry out terror acts.
    The defendants were...
  • »Jordan Approves Request to Appoint New Israeli Ambassador

    Wed 28 March / Mar 2018. 01:00 AM
    AMMAN — Jordan has approved a request sent by the Israeli government seeking its opinion to appoint its new ambassador Amir Weisbrod to the Kingdom.
    This approval is the Ministry of Foreign and Expatriates Affairs' rebuttal to an Israeli...
  • »European Mission Visits Ministry of Social Development

    Tue 27 March / Mar 2018. 01:00 AM
    AMMAN — The European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) mission on Tuesday visited the Ministry of Social Development and had a first-hand look at its experience in the field of social protection.
    During the meeting, Minister of...
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