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  • »Man Stabs Sister to Death in Irbid

    Sat 10 February / Feb 2018. 12:00 AM
    IRBID —AlGhad— A woman in her forties was stabbed to death by her own brother inside a house in Irbid, a police source confirmed.
    The woman was stabbed in the abdomen, the source said, and was transferred to the Princess Basma hospital...
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  • »King Arrives in Pakistan, Meets with Pakistani Premier

    Thu 8 February / Feb 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— His Majesty King Abdullah II has arrived in Pakistan today, Thursday, to meet with Pakistani President Mamnoon Hussain top Pakistani officials.
    His Majesty was received by Pakistani Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi at...
  • »Police Arrest Post Office Robbers, Retrieve Stolen Cash

    Thu 8 February / Feb 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— Police announced the arrest of the three people involved in the robbery of the post office in Dhulail, Zarqa, yesterday, Wednesday,
    A security source at the Criminal Investigations Department (CID) said its detectives...
  • »Police, Citizens Foil Two Bank Robberies in Amman

    Thu 8 February / Feb 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— Police and citizens foiled two attempted bank robberies in Amman today, Thursday, and arrested the robbers.
    Citizens in both robberies tried to apprehend the robber but failed when the robber opened fire inside the bank,...
  • »Sources: Gov’t Did not Receive Israeli Ambassador’s Name Yet

    Thu 8 February / Feb 2018. 12:00 AM
    CAPITALS —AlGhad— An informed source with the government confirmed to AlGhad today, Thursday, that the Jordanian government, all branches included, has yet to receive the name of the substitute Israeli ambassador to Amman, as of yet....
  • »Mugger Arrested in Irbid

    Wed 7 February / Feb 2018. 12:00 AM
    IRBID —AlGhad— Police arrested a man in Irbid after he reportedly mugged a citizen and stole the money he had just withdrawn at one of the banks in the city today, Thursday, according to the Irbid Chief of Police, Khaled Ajrami.
  • »Police Lockdown in Jabal Hussein Area over “Suspicious” Bag Full of Paper

    Wed 7 February / Feb 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— A police source confirmed that a “suspicious” bag in the Jabal Hussein area in Amman was reported and turned out to be full of paper, after the area was locked down.
    Emergency response units reported to the...
  • »Tourism and Development

    Wed 7 February / Feb 2018. 12:00 AM
    We become accustomed to ministers complaining about the inadequacy of their employees.
    In fact, some of them gave up and surrendered to this particular “reality,” and found in it a scapegoat to justify their failures.
    Fewer even were...
  • »A Very Special Relationship

    Wed 7 February / Feb 2018. 12:00 AM
    Many Jordanians know the fact that the late King Hussein bin Talal, is no angel.
    He was not beyond err.
    However, most Jordanians view him in a distinct light, in terms of his approach to government. Compared to most other Arab leaders, King...
  • »Youth Sets Himself on Fire Demanding Brother’s Release from Prison

    Wed 7 February / Feb 2018. 12:00 AM
    IRBID —AlGhad— A young man, in his thirties, set himself on fire Wednesday evening in Irbid, demanding that his brother be released from prison, a police source confirmed to AlGhad.
    The man was taken to the hospital and is in critical...
  • »Arsonists Set Shop in Karak on Fire over Youth’s Murder

    Wed 7 February / Feb 2018. 12:00 AM
    KARAK —AlGhad— An unidentified group of people set fire to a shop that belongs to the relatives of a suspect in an ongoing investigation, regarding the murder of a young man last week in Karak, south of Jordan.
    The murder took place...
  • »Authorities Arrest Currency, Document Forger in Amman

    Wed 7 February / Feb 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— Personnel with the Anti-Narcotics Department (AND) arrested a currency and documents forger in Amman, earlier today, Wednesday, according to police source.
    The detainee is sentenced in absentia to 12 years in prison for...
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