Local News Last Week
  • »Minister: 18k Students in Vocational Collages by End of 2017

    Sun 8 October / Oct 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— The Minister of Higher Education Dr Adel Tweisi told AlGhad today, Sunday, that the influx of student to vocational collages has increased to 18 thousand in 2017, by nearly 2,257 students.
    Notably, around 34 per cent of...
  • »Vilifying the Police!

    Sat 7 October / Oct 2017. 12:00 AM
    Expectedly, the public was outraged when they saw the footage and reports on the incident wherein a university professor was attacked by a number of police officers.
    Despite the tribal context of the incident, given the nature of our society,...
  • »Gag Order on Murder Case of Elderly Citizen in Khalda

    Sat 7 October / Oct 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— Attorney General Judge Ashraf Abdullah issued a gag order on the murder case of elderly Jordanian citizen in Khalda, who was shot in front of his house around dawn Friday.
    Initial police reports indicate that the owner of...
  • »Authorities Arrest Elderly Businessman Murderer before Leaving Jordan

    Sat 7 October / Oct 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— Police on Saturday arrested the suspect in the Friday murder case of the elderly businessman in Khalda, as he was preparing to board a plane at the Queen Alia International Airport (QAIA), in an attempt to flee the...
  • »Egyptian Worker Dies in Accidental Earthworks Collapse, Another Injured

    Sat 7 October / Oct 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— One Egyptian worker died in an accidental collapse of an earthwork pile in Amman earlier today, Saturday, and another was injured while inside the tunnel pit, where the two were connecting drainage, according to the Civil...
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  • »Terrifying Footage!

    Thu 5 October / Oct 2017. 10:03 PM
    The footage from Wednesday night on social media, showing security personnel brutally assaulting citizens at a café in Irbid, is terrifying, and no less worrying.
    Shortly after the video went viral, the Public Security Directorate (PSD)...
  • »Police: Suweileh Post Office Armed Robbery Inside Cover-up Job

    Thu 5 October / Oct 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— In a statement today, Thursday, the police said that the armed robbery which took place on Tuesday, at the Suweileh post office in Amman, was orchestrated in cooperation with two post office clerks, in an attempt to cover...
  • »Former MP Faces Travel Ban for Tax Evasion Charges

    Thu 5 October / Oct 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— The Public Security Directorate (PSD) just placed a travel ban for former MP Hind Fayez, a police source confirmed to AlGhad, over alleged tax evasion charges.
    The Ministry of Finance addressed the PSD to ban Fayez from...
  • »Officers Detained for Excessive Violence in Irbid

    Thu 5 October / Oct 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— Police sources have confirmed to AlGhad that a number of officers with the Criminal Investigations Department (CID) have been placed under arrest, by order of Police Director Lt Gen Ahmad Faqih, for excessive use of...
  • »King: Fiscal Reform Must Protect Middle Class, Low-Income People

    Wed 4 October / Oct 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN — His Majesty King Abdullah II on Wednesday said that comprehensive fiscal and economic reform must protect the middle class and low-income people, emphasizing that citizens shouldn't bear the burden of tax-exemptions and subsidies which...
  • »What About The Teachers?!

    Wed 4 October / Oct 2017. 12:00 AM
    None of us is oblivious to the fact that the teachers’ status in Jordan isn’t the best; and this is an obvious understatement.
    We all know it, but we won’t discuss it.
    But Samah Beibars’ report, in AlGhad’s Tuesday...
  • »Big Time Energy Thief Detained by Order of the Court

    Wed 4 October / Oct 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— The Zarqa Attorney General’s Office issued a retrieve and detail order today, Wednesday, for the defendant in yesterday’s notorious power theft case, wherein JOD300 thousand worth of unlicensed power facilities...
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