Local News Last Week
  • »The Jordanians’ Concept of State

    Sun 10 September / Sep 2017. 12:00 AM
    The moment the tribal statement warning against interfering with a certain minister circulated the internet, debate over the concept and functionality of tribalism exploded.
    Even though the tribe announced they had nothing to do with the statement,...
  • »FM, Japanese Counterpart Discuss Ties, Mideast

    Sun 10 September / Sep 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN — Minister of Foreign and Expatriates Affairs Ayman Safadi and his Japanese counterpart Taro Kono Sunday agreed that the necessary steps be taken to enhance economic ties and security and defence cooperation between the two countries....
  • »His Majesty Receives Diplomatic Credentials

    Sun 10 September / Sep 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN — His Majesty King Abdullah II on Sunday received the credentials of 5 newly-appointed ambassadors to the Kingdom.
    The ambassadors are: Aranzazu Banon Davalos of Spain, Tone Allers of Norway, Barbara Joziasse of the Netherlands, Matar...
  • »King Expresses Appreciation to Japan's Foreign Minister for Steadfast Support

    Sun 10 September / Sep 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN — His Majesty King Abdullah II on Sunday received Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Kono and discussed with him ways to cement strategic cooperation and ties between Jordan and Japan in various domains.
    King Abdullah voiced appreciation...
  • »Murder in Rusaifa’s Hittin Refugee Camp

    Sun 10 September / Sep 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— A 39-year old was shot dead today, Sunday, in Rusaifa’s refugee camp district, Hittin, according to a police source.
    Shortly afterwards, the source confirmed to AlGhad that the police have identified the killer,...
  • »We Are in It Together…

    Sat 9 September / Sep 2017. 12:00 AM
    Shamelessly, the government spared no effort to convince us that there are no pending amendments to the Income Tax law; that the news circulating the media is “inaccurate”.
    Meanwhile, the government had already sent a letter of intent...
  • »Gov’t Report: Jordan Prisons Up to Human Rights Standards

    Sat 9 September / Sep 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— A recent government report claims that the environment facilitated for detainees across Jordan’s various prisons and correctional facilities are up to the international human rights standard, in terms of...
Local News 2 Weeks Ago
  • »Which is Worse?

    Thu 7 September / Sep 2017. 12:00 AM
    Which is worse; the budget deficit and building public debt or the exhaustion of our water supply and the receding Jordanian’s share of water in the last few years?
    These issues are almost equally dangerous, and both constitute valid,...
  • »Police Raid House in Central Badia, Stolen Vehicle, Firearms, Drugs Found

    Thu 7 September / Sep 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— A joint security task-force stormed a known fugitive’s house in the Central Badia district, after a vehicle was reported stolen Thursday morning, in Amman, a police source told AlGhad.
    The raid led to the...
  • »Students, Parents Protest Deteriorating Conditions in Karak School

    Thu 7 September / Sep 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— Parents and students of the Marj Primary School in Karak held a strike today, Thursday, in protest over the school’s overall deteriorating conditions.
    The school has no facilities, not to mention the sanitation,...
  • »Tax Amendments: This Shall Not Pass

    Wed 6 September / Sep 2017. 12:00 AM
    The government intends to push for new amendments to the income tax law.
    Of course, this isn’t new to us, we all knew this day would come.
    When Dr Abdullah Nsoor’s government told us about these amendments, back in 2014, it was...
  • »The Government’s Hole: Off on the Wrong Foot

    Wed 6 September / Sep 2017. 12:00 AM
    The government is in a whole, and is in on a rough ride for the next three months.
    The initial reactions to the leaks on the proposed amendments to the income tax law is dangerous.
    From the looks of it, collision with the parliament has already...
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