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  • »King Receives Judicial Report for 2017

    Wed 16 May / May 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN — His Majesty King Abdullah II on Wednesday visited the Court of Cassation and the Judicial Council, where he received the annual report on the work of the judiciary during 2017 from the President of the Council, Mohammed Ghazu, and was...
  • »UNRWA Staffers Protest New Regulations, Hunger-Strikers on 5th Day

    Wed 16 May / May 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— Thousands of UNRWA staffers held a one-hour strike in front of the Agency’s headquarters in Amman today, Wednesday, as seven employees have been on a hunger strike for days, protesting the cuts entailed in the...
  • »King, Erdogan Discuss Stopping Violence in Gaza

    Wed 16 May / May 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— His Majesty King Abdullah II received a phone call from Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan yesterday, Tuesday, over which the two leaders discussed the most recent developments in Palestine, the violence against...
  • »Guatemala Moves Embassy to Jerusalem, Jordan Condemns

    Wed 16 May / May 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— Minister of State for Media Affairs Mohammad Momani stated today, Wednesday, that the Guatemalan decision to relocate their embassy to the occupied city of Jerusalem is a flagrant violation of international laws and UN resolutions
  • »King Chairs NPC Meeting, Stresses Condemnation of Israeli Violence in Gaza

    Wed 16 May / May 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— His Majesty King Abdullah II, in the presence of HRH Crown Prince Hussein, on Tuesday chaired an urgent meeting of the National Policies Council (NPC) on the situation in Palestine yesterday, Tuesday, following the...
  • »Government Denounces Terrorist Paris, Surabaya Attacks

    Mon 14 May / May 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN — The government on Sunday strongly condemned the "cowardly act" carried out on Saturday by a terrorist, who stabbed a group of people in Paris, which resulted in a number of deaths and injuries.
    The government also blasted the...
  • »Court Tries Bank Robbers, Defendants Deny Charges

    Mon 14 May / May 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— The State Security Court (SSC) on Monday began trying two suspects in two Amman bank robberies in two separate public hearings presided over by the chief judge, Colonel, Mohammed Afif.
    During the public hearings, the...
  • »Authorities Foil Massive Drug Smuggle

    Thu 10 May / May 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— A border guard patrol successfully foiled one of the largest drug smuggle attempts in 2018 on Wednesday, inbound from Syria, a ranking military source with the Jordan Armed Forces — Arab Army command, stated today,...
  • »UNRWA Staff to Strike over New Employees, Retirees Healthcare Framework

    Wed 9 May / May 2018. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— The Jordan UNRWA Staff Union has announced a 1-hour strike to take place tomorrow, Thursday, to protest the terms of the new healthcare contracts and the price hikes entailed by it.
    UNRWA’s Administration has...
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