Local News 2 Weeks Ago
  • »‘Labour Monitor’ Calls for Movement against Workplace Harassment

    Sun 26 November / Nov 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— The Jordanian Labour Monitor, part of the Phoenix research centre, called for the launch of a domestic movement to counter workplace harassment yesterday, Saturday, to push for the endorsement of the International Labour...
  • »Department Uncovers 130 Children Pushed to Beg by Own Parents

    Sun 26 November / Nov 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— More than 542 women have benefited from the family services provided via the Social Services Bureau last year, according to the Social Development Ministry spokesperson, Dr Fawwaz Ratrout.
    The department also addressed...
  • »Authorities Bust Major Drug Smuggle Inbound from Syria

    Sun 26 November / Nov 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— A joint task force, led by the Anti-Narcotics Department (AND) personnel, successfully foiled a major drug smuggling attempt, inbound from Syria, leading to the arrest of one of the smugglers and the confiscation of a...
  • »Partial Solutions Will Not Suffice!

    Sat 25 November / Nov 2017. 12:00 AM
    Indeed, these are extraordinary times, the like of which we have never seen.
    Our economic crisis could not have come at a worse time, given the intensity of the regional turmoil and the fluctuations in regional alignments.
    Never has Jordan been in...
  • »Doctors Operate on Mobile Flashlight due to Blackout

    Sat 25 November / Nov 2017. 12:00 AM
    AMMAN —AlGhad— The medical team at the Abu Obeida Hospital in the North Jordan Valley were forced to use flashlights in order to operate on a patient with a brain tumour today, Saturday, after the hospital lost power 30 minutes into the...
  • »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.
  • »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...
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