Local News 2 Weeks Ago
  • »Minister Denies Banning Evolution Theory in Private Schools

    Sat 25 November / Nov 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— The Minister of Education, Dr Omar Razzaz, via Twitter, denied issuing a ban on teaching evolutionary theory in private schools, contrary to circulating news on social media.
    Razzaz explained that the ban was not issued...
  • »Youth Commits Suicides in Amman

    Sat 25 November / Nov 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— A young man, 23 years old, committed suicide today, Saturday, inside his parents’ house in Rabia, West Amman, according to a police source.
    The source confirmed to AlGhad that the youth hung himself using his belt,...
  • »Flag at Half-Mast over Sinai Victims

    Sat 25 November / Nov 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN — The Royal Court Saturday announced that Jordan flag at its main entrance would be flown at half-mast until 6pm of the same day, mourning the victims of terrorist attack in Egypt's North Sinai yesterday.
    (Petra)
  • »Pleasant Weather Conditions Forecast for Today, Instability Tomorrow

    Sat 25 November / Nov 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN — A slight rise in temperatures is expected today, where pleasant conditions prevail in the hilly areas and the Jordan Valley, with south-easterly moderate winds picking up at times, the Jordan Meteorological Department (JMD) said in its...
Local News 3 Weeks Ago
  • »Army Foils Inbound Infiltration Attempt from Syria

    Thu 23 November / Nov 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— Border guard patrols on the northern borderline intercepted and arrested an infiltrator inbound from Syria yesterday, Wednesday, according to a source at the Jordan Armed Forces-Arab Army.
    The source confirmed that the...
  • »His Majesty Travels to Washington on Official Business

    Thu 23 November / Nov 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN — His Majesty King Abdullah II left Amman on Thursday heading for Washington on a working visit during which he will meet with several senior US administration officials.
    The King will also meet leaders and members of committees at the...
  • »UAE Convict in Jordanian Child Murder, Rape Case Executed

    Thu 23 November / Nov 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— The killer, convicted of the murder and rape of one Jordanian child, Obeida, and sentenced to death earlier this year, was executed today, Wednesday, according to the child’s father, Ibrahim Sudqi.
    Mr Sudqi...
  • »A New Region from the Ashes

    Wed 22 November / Nov 2017. 12:00 AM
    The entire region is changing. Its alignments and alliances are shifting along two main axes. One is the Syrian situation and pending resolution and the other is the escalating crisis between Saudi and its allies on one hand and the Qatar and its...
  • »Investments Shipping Out: Do They Even Know?

    Wed 22 November / Nov 2017. 12:00 AM
    Just last week, news came in that dozens of garment and clothing factories in Jordan have decided to close up and ship their operations over to Egypt.
    I can only imagine the look on our officials’ faces as they read about it, particularly...
  • »Cold Front Raises Demand on House Gas by 21%

    Wed 22 November / Nov 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— Demand on household gas has increased by 21 per cent yesterday, Tuesday, as Jordan’s first cold front settles in.
    According to the association of gas distribution stations, demand increased to 90.2 thousand tubes...
  • »Occupation Troops Demolish Homes in Jerusalem, Arrest 16 across West Bank

    Wed 22 November / Nov 2017. 12:00 AM
    RAMALLAH —AlGhad— Israeli occupation troops on Wednesday arrested 16 Palestinians in various West Bank cities, according to a Palestinian source, and demolished at least two Palestinian homes in the occupied city of Jerusalem.
    The Wadi...
  • »King Receives WCC Delegation

    Wed 22 November / Nov 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN — His Majesty King Abdullah II on Wednesday received a delegation of the World Council of Churches (WCC), currently visiting the Kingdom to participate in the meeting of the executive committee of the WCC being held in Amman.
    During the...
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