Local News 2 Weeks Ago
  • »King Expresses Pride in Jordan’s Hosting of World Science Forum

    Tue 7 November / Nov 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— His Majesty King Abdullah II, on Twitter today, Tuesday, expressed His pride in Jordan’s hosting of the 2017 World Science Forum, ‘Science for Peace’, bringing together the world’s most exquisite...
  • »Fugitive Arrested in Zarqa, Firearm in Possession

    Tue 7 November / Nov 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— The authorities arrested a fugitive in possession of an unlicensed firearm and quantities of live ammunition inside his house in Zarqa today, Tuesday, wanted for charges related to financial frauds worth an estimated...
  • »Army Foils Infiltration Attempt on Eastern Frontier

    Tue 7 November / Nov 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN — The eastern military command late Monday foiled an attempt by a person to infiltrate from Syria into Jordan, according to a source at the Jordan Armed Forces-Arab Army.
    The source said rules of engagement were applied and the...
  • »The Turn of the Red Decade

    Mon 6 November / Nov 2017. 12:00 AM
    Our region’s history is full of war and bloodshed.
    Peace has always been an intermediary situation, mediating eras of instability and destruction.
    It was only ever through these short and cautious times of peace that our countries were able...
  • »The Saudi Revolution

    Mon 6 November / Nov 2017. 12:00 AM
    Saudi Arabia has been centring the world’s attention for a while now.
    With the news coming in one after another, at a frequency that has left as holding our breath in anticipation, one cannot help but think that a revolution in Saudi Arabia...
  • »King Condoles Saudi Monarch over the Death of Prince Mansour Bin Meqrin

    Mon 6 November / Nov 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN — His Majesty King Abdullah II, Monday, sent a cable to the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman Bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, condoling him over the death of Prince Mansour bin Meqrin bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, Deputy Governor of Asir...
  • »Authorities Seize 220k Pills in Drug Raids

    Mon 6 November / Nov 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— Personnel with the Anti-Narcotics Department (AND) foiled multiple drug operations in the south of Amman and arrested six people involved in two drug smuggling and trafficking cases, with some 220 thousand narcotic pills...
  • »His Majesty, President of Hungary Hold Talks

    Mon 6 November / Nov 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— His Majesty King Abdullah II and visiting Hungarian President Janos Ader met earlier today, Monday, at the Husseiniya Palace in Amman, and held talks on strengthening bilateral ties and current developments in the regional...
  • »Commitment to Failure!

    Sun 5 November / Nov 2017. 12:00 AM
    Diplomats in Jordan are taken by the scale of the paradox, between Jordan’s size and relative tranquillity on one hand, and the complexity of the regional situation on the other. They know the real gravity of the situation and the criticality...
  • »A Busy Night for Saudi!

    Sun 5 November / Nov 2017. 12:00 AM
    For the last two days, Saudi Arabia has been the centre of world events and the focus of global attention.
    In just one day, Riyadh has seen three major developments; the resignation of Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri from the Saudi capital, the...
  • »Gov’t Announces Phase One of “New City” Project

    Sun 5 November / Nov 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN — The government on Sunday officially announced a landmark national project to establish a new city outside Amman in a bid to find drastic solutions to rising population density and traffic congestions in Amman and Zarqa in addition to...
  • »Army Foils Infiltration, Drug Smuggling Attempt

    Sun 5 November / Nov 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— Border Guards on the northern frontier, in coordination with the Anti-Narcotics Department (AND) and Military Security, foiled an attempt to smuggle in large quantities of narcotics through the border with Syria, a source...
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