Local News 2 Weeks Ago
  • »Butterfly Kingdom

    Thu 3 August / Aug 2017. 12:00 AM
    In his novel, “Butterfly Kingdom”, Waciny Laredj, takes his readers to an entirely different dimension, through horizons unbound and variant.
    His book is based on his view on the Arab world today, even though it’s based on the...
  • »Appeals Court Seconds Maarek’s Sentence; the Jafr Defendant

    Thu 3 August / Aug 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— The Military Court of Appeals concurred the standing sentence against Maarek Abu Tayeh today, Thursday, the defendant in the Jafr Airbase incident case, according to defence attorney Subhi Mawwas.
    Maarek now faces...
  • »House Committee Discusses Israeli Violations in Jerusalem with FM

    Thu 3 August / Aug 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN — The House of Representatives Foreign Affairs Committee on Thursday discussed with Minister of Foreign and Expatriate Affairs Ayman Safadi, the latest developments in the region, mainly the Israeli violations in Jerusalem as well as the...
  • »PM Receives National Qualifications Framework Proposal

    Thu 3 August / Aug 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN — Prime Minister Hani Mulqi on Thursday received from President of the Higher Education Institutions Accreditation Commission Bashir Zoubi, the National Qualifications Framework (NQF) which was accomplished by the National Qualifications...
  • »Royal Donation Reflects Continued Support to Holy Sites in Jerusalem: Momani

    Thu 3 August / Aug 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN — State Minister for Media Affairs and Government Spokesperson Mohammad Momani said that His Majesty King Abdullah's JD1 million donation to Jerusalem Awqaf Department, reflects the Hashemites' continued support to the nation's causes,...
  • »Mulqi and the Pessimists!

    Wed 2 August / Aug 2017. 12:00 AM
    In my latest article, we spoke about the Prime Minister’s hopes to launch a national reforms agenda.
    The premier’s priorities are reforming public administration, education, public health care, and supporting our youth.
    Can these hopes...
  • »When State Surpasses Society!

    Wed 2 August / Aug 2017. 12:00 AM
    The extraordinary sessions of Parliament have concluded with an exceptionally historic achievement.
    Critical amendments to the Penal Code were ratified, chief among was the annulment of the Article 308, which allowed rapists to escape real...
  • »The Promise of Justice and Gender Equality!

    Wed 2 August / Aug 2017. 12:00 AM
    The recent amendments to the penal code mark the beginning of a new era in Jordan. One which entails the gradual restoration of the state’s authority, in regards to the retaining the prestige and authority of the public sector.
    Meanwhile, the...
  • »King Meets with IEC, Calls to Ease Vote Casting Procedures for Constituents

    Wed 2 August / Aug 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— During a meet, earlier today, Wednesday, with the Chairman and members of the Independent Elections Commission (IEC), His Majesty King Abdullah II expressed His appreciation of the IEC’s efforts in preparation for...
  • »Authorities Foil Smuggle Attempt of 1.2m Narcotic Pills

    Wed 2 August / Aug 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— The Public Security Directorate (PSD)’s department of public relations said in a press statement today, Wednesday, that the Anti-Narcotics Department (AND) foiled a massive attempt to smuggle 1.2 million narcotic...
  • »King Presides over Cabinet Meet: We Need to Work Together

    Wed 2 August / Aug 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— His Majesty King Abdullah II presided a Cabinet meeting session today, Wednesday, at the Prime Ministry to oversee the progress of tasks at hand and address crucial issues regarding the economy, the public sector, among...
  • »July’s Over!

    Tue 1 August / Aug 2017. 12:00 AM
    It isn’t so weird seeing so many Jordanians the end of July with such a cynical zest, given the abundance of crises and major events which took place throughout the month. Put aside the heatwaves!
    The real joy isn’t in the streets...
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